Cancellations and Delays
If your trip is cancelled due to an insured event you've got cover for cancellation fees or lost deposits.
Overseas Medical & Hospital Expenses
Unlimited amount of emergency medical assistance and hospital treatment if you get sick or injured [excluding pregnancy and childbirth].
Luggage and Personal Items
If your luggage or personal items get lost, stolen or damaged, we'll cover the cost of repairing or replacing up to $7,500 (sub limits apply).
If your trip is disrupted or you have to return home early due to an insured event, cover up to $40,000 for additional accommodation, meals & travel expenses.
Up to $5 million of legal liability cover for accidental injury of someone else or damaging or losing someone else's property during your trip.
Rental Vehicle Insurance Excess
Hire a rental car and up to $6,000 excess is covered if you become liable to pay as a result of the car being damaged or stolen.
Limits, terms and conditions apply. See
PDS for full details.
Catch has teamed up with Australian insurer Auto & General, who protects the assets of more than 1,000,000 Australians.
Auto & General bring their claims management expertise to ensure Catch Insurance is there when you need us most.
Customise your insurance by adding one or more
of these optional extras to your policy:
Snow Sports Cover Insures you against
loss or injury while skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating and more.
Additional Specifie Items Cover Increase cover for specific items
you take with you such as cameras, jewellery, laptops & mobile phones. (Comprehensive & Annual Multi-Trip policies only.)
Excess Reduction Options Flexibility to halve your
excess or choose to have no excess.
How do I add extras to my policy?
You can upgrade your cover and add optional extras to your policy, like snow sports cover or excess reduction, for an additional premium. Optional extras can be added when you get a quote and buy a policy.
Who can purchase Catch Travel Insurance?
To be eligible for Catch Travel Insurance you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or non-permanent resident with a valid Medicare card, private health or overseas student travel insurance for the duration of your trip. Your policy must be purchased before you depart on your trip which must begin in Australia.
How many people can be covered under one policy?
You can cover up to 10 travellers (including dependent children) under one policy. Dependent children (including step, fostered or adopted children or grandchildren) must be:
Under 18 years of age
Financially dependent on you
Listed on your travel insurance policy
Will I have to pay an excess if I make a claim?
Your excess will depend on what type of travel insurance benefit you are claiming. Some benefits will attract a higher excess, while others won’t attract an excess. Note that if your excess exceeds the amount you are claiming, you won’t get anything back.
For an additional premium, you can choose to remove or reduce your excess. Simply add this optional extra to your policy when you receive a quote and purchase your insurance policy.
Which sports and activities do you cover?
Abseiling (fully harnessed)*†
Archery (amateur and occasional only)
Assault course (no weapons)*†
Badminton (amateur and occasional only)
Baseball (amateur and occasional only)
Basketball (amateur and occasional only)
Battle re-enactment (no live firearms)*†
Breathing observation bubble diving (maximum depth 30 metres)*
Bridge walking (supervised by a fully trained guide only)*
Bungee jumps (three jumps maximum)
Camel or elephant riding or trekking†
Canoeing (grade 1 and 2 rapids or lower)†
Canoeing (grade 3 and 4 rapids)*†
Canopy walking or tree-top walking*
Cave tubing or river tubing*†
Coasteering (amateur and occasional only)*†
Conservation or charity work (educational and environmental – working with hand tools only)†
Cricket (amateur and occasional only)
Dune or wadi bashing†
Football (amateur and occasional only)†
Golf (amateur and occasional only)
Gorge swinging or canyon swinging (no personal accident or personal liability cover with Domestic Cover)*
Horse riding (not polo, hunting or jumping)†
Husky sledge driving*
Kayaking (grade 1 and 2 rapids or lower)†
Kayaking (grade 3 and 4 rapids)*†
Lugeing – not ice*†
Marathons – amateur and occasional only†
Martial arts – training only†
Motorcycling – 125cc and over (please note General Exclusion 11 in the PDS)†
Motorcycling – under 125cc (please note General Exclusion 11 in the PDS)†
Mountain biking – not racing or extreme ground conditions or stunts†
Netball (amateur and occasional only)
Orienteering (amateur and occasional only)
Ostrich riding (not racing)*†
Paintballing (wearing eye protection)*†
Parascending – over water†
Passenger in private or small aircraft or helicopter*†
Rafting – white or black water (grade 3 and 4 rapids)*†
Rafting – white or black water (grade 1 and 2 rapids)†
Refereeing (on an amateur basis)
Rock climbing (indoor and harnessed)†
Roller blading (no racing, half-pipe, stunts or extreme skating)
Rowing (amateur and occasional only)
Rugby codes (amateur and occasional only) †
Running (sprint and long distance)
Scuba diving (qualified, maximum depth 30 metres, not diving alone)†
Scuba diving (unqualified but with instructor, maximum depth 30 metres)*†
Sea canoeing or kayaking – short or day trips only, with overnight stays (not on water)†
Sea canoeing or kayaking (day trips and coastal only)
Sleigh rides (as part of a Christmas trip to Northern Europe)
Skateboarding (no racing, half-pipe, stunts or extreme skating)
Surfing (not big wave or extreme surfing)
Target rifle shooting†
Tennis (amateur and occasional only)
Trekking or hiking (over 3,000 metres but under 5,000 metres altitude)*
Trekking or hiking (under 3,000 metres altitude)
Volleyball (amateur and occasional only)
Wake boarding (no stunts)
Water polo (amateur and occasional only)
Waterskiing (no stunts)
Yachting (not racing and sailing inside territorial waters)†
*Must be available to the general public, be conducted by a commercial operator, not be considered extreme risk, and not require special skills or a high level of fitness to undertake.
†You are not covered for Personal Accident (section F of the product disclosure statement) or Personal Liability (section G). For more details, please read the product disclosure statement (PDS) .
Snow sports cover can be added to your Catch Travel Insurance policy for an additional premium.
How do I get overseas medical and emergency assistance?
With Catch Travel Insurance, you have access to worldwide 24-hour emergency medical assistance and hospital treatment (excluding pregnancy and childbirth). If you fall sick or become injured on your trip, you must contact us as soon as possible. From there, we’ll be able to get you the help you need.
When travelling overseas, and you have any questions, call our Customer Service on
+61 7 3465 1368. If you need to make a claim whilst overseas, our Emergency Assistance is available 24/7. To make a claim, you can call +61 7 3465 1368 (Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm, Australia-wide), or lodge an online claim 24/7.
What changes can I make to my Insurance policy?
You may be able to change the following details of your policy, depending on the time at which you decide to make changes:
Add travellers to your policy
Extend your return date
Update your Travel destination(s)
Add optional extras
You can make these changes by contacting us on
1800 281 227, Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm AEST.
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