Travel insurance

Get cover in minutes for you and your family and with a 24-hour travel emergency assistance helpline, you know you’ll be covered if something unexpected happens.

Key features and benefits

  • Optional cover if you're travelling on business
  • Cover for any special items over $2,000 and up to a maximum of $5,000 per item
  • Third party legal liability cover up to $2.5m
  • Arrange cover for pre-existing medical conditions
  • 24-hour emergency travel assistance helpline, anytime, anywhere
  • 7-day free-look period with full premium refund (unless you have started travel).

Safe travel advisories

Keep up-to-date with travel events happening overseas.

More information

For a quick summary on what BNZ's travel insurance can provide for you and your family, check out the Quick Cover Guide PDF 40KB or see the Frequently Asked Questions.

For the full details of  this travel insurance, including the benefits, limits, excesses, and exclusions, please refer to the BNZ Travel Insurance Policy PDF 132KB.

Next steps

Get a quote or buy travel insurance online, or call us on 0800 269 872, Monday to Friday between 8.00am - 6.00pm.

You can also sort out your other travel needs at the same time, such as foreign exchange, a Flexi Debit Visa, or Cash Passport™ Mastercard®.

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If you’re a BNZ Advantage Visa Platinum cardholder, you could get up to 90 days international travel insurance at no extra cost^.

BNZ Advantage credit cards

How to activate travel insurance on your credit card

Insurance help and support

If you have any questions call us on 0800 269 872 .
Or call us collect from a land line from here or overseas on +64 9 525 0190​​.

Office hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 6:00pm.

Emergency travel assistance and insurance claim numbers.

Small Print

BNZ Travel Insurance Policy PDF 132KB
BNZ Platinum card Insurances PDF 140KB
BNZ Platinum card Insurances FAQs PDF 208KB

Approval criteria, terms and fees apply. Fees are subject to change. BNZ Travel Insurance is underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited (Cigna) who will be responsible for all claims and other matters relating to your policy. BNZ does not guarantee the obligations of Cigna, so if Cigna refuses your claim, BNZ will not be liable. BNZ arranges travel insurance as an agent for Cigna and receives a commission on any policies sold. Full details of your cover and copy of your policy document is available by calling Cigna on 0800 269 872. Any insurance cover is subject to approval of a completed application and terms, conditions and exclusions do apply. Our Qualifying Financial Entity Disclosure Statement is available free of charge from any BNZ Store.

  1. 90 Day Platinum International Leisure Travel Insurance pdf 418kb and Accidental Death and Disablement (Common Carrier) cover (‘Insurance’) is subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions (for example business travel, age limitations etc.) and eligibility criteria contained in the policy document. You should read the policy document to make sure that the Insurance meets your needs. The Insurance is provided to Platinum cardholders by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited (‘Insurer’) under an agreement with BNZ. BNZ does not underwrite the Insurance, is not an agent of the Insurer, and does not guarantee the obligations of the Insurer. Premiums are payable for policy extensions such as pre-existing cover, duration extension and specified items.