How insurance policies will change for travel in the age of COVID-19
International travel from Australia will resume from November 1, but planning for an overseas holiday will be tricky.
While for the time being, people returning to Queensland from overseas will need to quarantine, residents are leaping at the chance to book their international holidays.
Proof of vaccinations, face masks and rapid antigen testing are likely to become inherent parts of travel once borders reopen.
Brisbane travel agent Sandra Skelton told Sofie Formica COVID-19 insurance cover constraints will be an added consideration.
“One of the biggest things coming out of any travel insurance company is they’re saying if the Australian Smart Traveller website says [a] particular country is not safe to travel to, or not given a green light, then you’re not covered, full stop.”
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