How to get overseas travel insurance
Overseas travel insurance will be activated if you use an eligible credit card to pay for at least one of these things: overseas travel tickets, one or more nights of pre-paid accommodation, a pre-paid rental car, pre-paid scheduled transport ticket or a pre-paid guided tour.
You have to be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, be under 80 years old, be returning to New Zealand at the end of your trip, have an active Platinum Visa or Air New Zealand Platinum Visa for the duration of your trip.
Business trips are covered under some circumstances, call 0800 845 010 to find out more.
Important update to overseas travel insurance
Overseas travel insurance now includes selected cover for epidemic and pandemic diseases such as Covid-19*. If you test positive for Covid-19 while you're away and require overseas medical care and/or if you need to change your plans, cover's in place. Selected cover for epidemic and pandemic diseases is detailed in the Supplementary Policy Wording and this is to be read in conjunction with the Policy Wording, found in the Travel Insurance for Kiwibank Credit Cards Policy Wording (PDF 644.2 KB).