Student Travel Insurance

Do you travel more than once a year? Save time and money with a Frequent Traveller annual policy.

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Maybe you're going backpacking on a gap year, doing an exchange program or volunteering abroad. Whatever it is travelling as a student is a great way to get some real world experience before you leap into a career or continue with studies.

Studying overseas can be amazing, but it also comes with a few risks. Friends, family and the comforts of home are far away, you're in a new country with new ways of life and you never know what could be around the corner.


Before you set off on your adventure, there are a few ket essentials to remember.

  Visa and Passports -  Get Them, Check Them!

Ensure you have a valid visa for study and a valid passport for the time you intend to stay.

  Register Your Travel Plans

You can do this at Doing this helps the government to find you or contact you in an emergency.

  Get Your Travel Insurance

We know you're not made of money, which is why we offer great value travel insurance. Beware the cheapest travel insurance, as it might not cover what you think it does. Without full travel insurance, you (or your family) could be faced with expenses in the tens of thousands of dollars if anything goes wrong.

Student Travel Insurance Benefits

Unlimited Medical


Travel with total peace of mind. If anything goes wrong you've got unlimited emergency assistance and medical cover. 

Unlimited Trips In One Year

Cover For Your
Favourite Things 

Whether its a laptop, phone, handbag or skateboard, we cover up to $15K of lost, stolen or damaged luggage & items.  

Unlimited Cancellation


If you need to cancel your trip or the unexpected occurs, we provide unlimited cover for cancellation fees or lost deposits.

24/7 emergency

24/7 Emergency Assistance

It can be scary if something goes wrong in a new place. That's why our our emergency team is available to help you 24/7.

Activities Cover

Activities Cover

  • We cover a multitude of activities, including water rafting, moped riding, and bungee jumping.*


Rental Car Excess Cover

Rental Vehicle excess

Road trips are awesome adventures. But if something goes wrong it can get pricey. That's why we cover up to $5K excess if your rental vehicle is damaged or stolen. 

Unlimited Trips In One Year

Long Trip Cover

Planning a big trip? No worries! We offer cover for trips up to 12 months long. Explore the world and travel happy with 1Cover.  


Three Policies To Choose From

Customise Your Policy

There are three annual policy types to choose from designed to suit different trip lengths, plus a range of optional extras.

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Table of Benefits - Student Travel Insurance

Explore our table of benefits below to see the policy benefits provided by our comprehensive travel insurance policies for both overseas and domestic travel. For full information on all of our policies, see the PDS or get an instant quote now

Comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy Benefit


Overseas Emergency Medical Assistance



Overseas Emergency Medical & Hospital Expenses

Unlimited X

Includes Dental Expenses (per adult)



Resumption Of Journey



Hospital Cash Allowance



Accidental Death



Permanent Disability



Loss of Income



Credit Card Fraud & Replacement



Includes Travel Documents & Traveller's Cheques



Theft Of Cash



Luggage & Personal Effects



Luggage & Personal Effects Delay Expenses



Additional Accommodation & Travel Expenses



Includes Family Emergency



Includes Emergency Companion Cover



Cancellation Fees & Lost Deposits



Disruption Of Journey



Alternative Transport Expenses



Personal Liability

$5 million

$5 million

Domestic Pets



Domestic Services



Rental Vehicle Insurance Excess





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Optional Coverage

Cruise Pack

Cruise Pack 

Going on a cruise? Stay safe and ensure you're properly covered on your cruise holiday by adding our Cruise Pack to your policy. See PDS for full details.

Winter Sports Pack

Winter Sports Pack

If you're hitting the slopes anytime during the year you'll need to add the Winter Sports Pack to your policy to ensure you're covered. It provides cover for winter sports activities such as skiing or snowboarding, plus a whole heap more benefits. See PDS for full details.

Rental Car Cover

Additional Rental Vehicle Excess

Choose to increase your rental vehicle excess cover amount up to $8,000 and protect yourself from unexpected fees.


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FAQs About Travel Insurance For Students

  • What Are The Benefits Of Having Travel Insurance For My Trip? 
  • When you travel it's all about the new and unknown which unfortunately means you never know what could go wrong. Things like medical emergencies while overseas could cost $50,000+, and then there's lost luggage, stolen belongings and delayed flights which are more expenses on top of an already costly holiday.
    Travel is unpredictable and travel insurance is there to help provide you peace of mind that when the unexpected happens, we'll be there to help out. We advise you to read the Product Disclosure Statement to make sure this product is right for you. If you have any questions please call our friendly call centre on 1300 368 344.

  • Can I Apply To Extend My Travel Insurance Policy?
  • Yes. You must extend your policy before it expires (11.59pm AEST/AEDST). To extend your policy, you simply need to call the call centre on 1300 192 021, email us at [email protected] or speak to a call centre representative via online chat. One of our trained travel insurance specialists will assist you in the policy extension. You'll be issued with a quote for the policy extension period. And you'll need to process a payment for this extended period. Please note there may be instances where a policy extension is not available

  • What Happens If I Leave my Belongings Unsupervised And They are Stolen?
  • If you leave your belongings unattended or unsupervised and they are stolen we are unable to cover them. Always keep watch of your belongings and ensure you or someone you trust is looking after them.  

  • Am I Covered If I'm Affected By Drugs or Alcohol When my Claim Event Occurs?
  • No. If you're intoxicated, taking drugs (that haven't been prescribed) and your claim results from these actions, then you're not covered.

  • Am I Covered If I Break The Law And A Claim Event Occurs?
  • No. For obvious reasons we can't help you out here. Always adhere to local laws.    

  • Will my complimentary university travel insurance cover me if I’m on an exchange?
  • Your complimentary university travel insurance may cover you for travel during the semester, but if you plan to do any travelling outside of term time, or to countries other than where your exchange is taking place, then you may not be covered.

  • I’m taking my laptop with me, will a 1Cover Medical Only policy cover this?
  • Medical Only policies do not provide cover for luggage or any personal belongings, so you will need to purchase a comprehensive policy. Our comprehensive policies provide cover for up to $3000 for laptops, handheld computers, cameras and video cameras. 

  • Will I be Covered If I Travel To A Country With An Official Travel Warning?
  • All countries have travel advice levels and you always check these prior to travelling. If a government or other official body have issued a specific "Do Not Travel" or "Reconsider your need to travel" warning and you go, you will not be covered. For more information, please see 

  • What Happens If I Come Home Early?
  • Your policy covers the full duration of your trip as stated on your Certificate of Insurance. There are no refunds should you go home earlier than planned.




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Why Choose 1Cover Travel Insurance?

Trusted & Loved by 1.5 Million customers


Since 2003, we've provided travel insurance to more than 1.5 million happy customers around the world. We don't focus on anything else but travel insurance, and that makes us specialists in the field.

Award winning Insurance 

1Cover won 2018 Travel Insurer of the Year. is Australia's first and most comprehensive consumer opinion site, and they provide a totally unbiased platform where people can rate and review products and services. 

Local Call Centre

Our Call Centre is based in Sydney and is open seven days a week. Whether you're buying a policy or making a claim, you can be sure one of our caring, knowledgeable customer service legends will be able to help you out. 


24/7 emergency Assistance 

The one time you really need travel insurance is in case of emergency. With 1Cover, you have 24/7 emergency assistance at all times - so when one thing goes really  wrong, we'll be there to help you.  

Pre-Existing Medical Cover

Unlike many other travel insurers, we automatically cover 35 conditions under our policies. We know everyone is different and that's why our medical team assess each pre-existing condition on a case by case basis.

Fast Claims 

If you want your claim paid quickly, and you don’t want to deal with a complicated claims process, then use 1Cover. Just make sure you have all your receipts and relevant documents handy.

Still Need Some Help? Call Us!

If you have any questions or queries, or you'd just like to know more about
Annual Travel Insurance, get in touch with us. Our expert team are here to help you.

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