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New Zealand Travel Insurance

New Zealand Travel Insurance

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Explore New Zealand with the Right Travel Insurance

New Zealand, a land with the most enchanting and spectacular landscapes, is a breath of fresh air for any adventure-deprived traveller. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the wildlife-rich subtropical forests, glacial mountains, crystal clear lakes, volcanic craters, springs, etc. Plan your holiday in New Zealand and cherish the most amazing travel experiences the country offers. From the rich marine resources and extensive coastlines to the distinctive culture and cuisines - there is a lot to explore in this country, fondly referred to as the ‘land of the Kiwis’.

While you plan for a comfortable trip experience, it is necessary to spare some thought towards various travel uncertainties and make efforts to secure yourself financially. Investing in international travel insurance for New Zealand is a move in the right direction! Healthcare facilities are of top-notch standards in the country, but any emergency hospitalization may cost up to thousands of dollars for a tourist. Thus, an overseas travel cover will keep you safe and secure against unforeseen events that may arise during your trip.

Is Travel Insurance Mandatory for Visiting New Zealand?

Yes, it is mandatory to opt for travel insurance for Indians visiting New Zealand. Also, you should cover yourself with a comprehensive policy, including COVID-19 treatment costs with other healthcare and travel contingencies.

Given the persisting pandemic situation worldwide, all nationalities must make adequate provisions for any medical treatment needed in NZ. Remember, the ACC (Accident Compensation Cooperation) of New Zealand may pay some of your accident expenses but not all. Thus, you must secure your trip’s budget and savings from the hefty medical bills with the right-sized travel cover.

Explore ANZ- Your Perfect Travel Insurance for New Zealand from India

At Care Health Insurance, we ensure your trip to New Zealand is the most memorable one with our exclusive travel insurance for New Zealand– Explore ANZ– covering Australia and New Zealand. With the Explore ANZ plan, you can enjoy a carefree trip no matter if you are travelling with your family, spouse, business partners, or as a student.

The policy offers optimum coverage for hospitalization expenses, including in-patient, out-patient, personal accidents, and more. The Explore ANZ policy safeguards you against multiple trip-related issues like flight cancellations, loss of passport, or baggage, among other contingencies. Our Explore ANZ plan is a complete package for a perfect NZ tour with several sum insured options. Read more about how Care Health Insurance provides one of the best travel insurances for New Zealand with its unique features and unparalleled coverage.

Features of New Zealand Travel Cover by Care Health Insurance

When choosing a New Zealand travel cover, you must look for unique features that enhance the policy, making it a valuable pick. Here are the key features of Care New Zealand Travel Insurance:

  • Affordable Premium: The travel policy for New Zealand fits your travel budget with an affordable premium that does not cut down on other essentials.
  • Automatic Trip Extension: The policy automatically extends travel cover up to 7 consecutive days during prolonged hospitalization, natural calamity, or unfortunate demise.
  • Cashless Claim Processing: Our wide network of healthcare providers help you avail of a cashless in-patient care facility by simply calling us during emergencies.
  • All-inclusive Protection: Whether you need healthcare services or assistance during a loss of checked-in baggage, we have your back at every step of your journey.
  • Useful Add-on Benefits: The policy helps you customize and secure frequent and long-duration trips with optional covers like PED coverage, refund of visa fees, etc.

*Please refer to the brochure for more details on product features.

Policy Details of New Zealand Travel Health Insurance

Description Explore ANZ
Sum Insured US $ 50K & 100K (Vary according to the premium)
Trip Options
●    Single Trip
●    Multi-trip (Policy will be on an annual basis)
Entry Age (Single Trip)

Child- 1Day
Adult- 18 Years

Child-  24 Years
Adult- Lifelong

Entry Age (Multi-Trip)

Child- 1Day
Adult- 18 Years

Child-  24 Years
Adult- Lifelong

*Family option is only available on Single Trip Policies.

What is Covered under Our Travel Insurance for New Zealand?

When choosing the perfect travel plan, look for maximum coverage under a budget-friendly premium. That’s how the Explore ANZ plan stands out with the following coverage benefits-


  • Emergency Hospitalization: With in-patient and out-patient care hospitalization benefits, the policy covers emergency illness or injury treatment expenses.
  • Daily Allowance: Meet your additional, everyday expenses during hospitalization with our reimbursement benefit of up to a specified amount as per terms.
  • Compassionate Visit: We help your family members to support you during hospitalization with a reimbursement facility for flight ticket costs subject to terms.
  • Personal Accident: The policy offers a lump sum payout up to the sum insured in the unfortunate event of the insured’s death or permanent total disability.
  • COVID-19 Coverage: The policy covers standard medical expenses for COVID-19 treatment in New Zealand, helping you in a speedy recovery, subject to terms.
  • Trip Delay & Cancellation: Don’t let trip delays, interruptions, and cancellations stress you as we cover them under defined situations as per the policy.
  • Delay & Loss of Checked-in Baggage: The policy covers checked-in baggage loss and delay at the airport with a coverage of up to a specified amount under the policy.
  • Loss of Passport & Internation DL: Worry not if you lose your passport and international driving license in New Zealand, as we offer coverage for it as per policy terms.

Exclusions under the New Zealand Travel Policy

New Zealand travel policy does not offer coverage in the following scenarios:


  • Drug Misuse: Expenses arising out of or attributable to alcohol or drug use/misuse/abuse by the insured members during the course of the trip.
  • World War: Any medical or non-medical expenses arising out of national or international war or nuclear perils or consequences thereof.
  • Self-inflicted Injury: Any intentional self-injury, suicide attempt, or any other form of harm to self leading to hospitalization or death shall not be covered.
  • Hazardous Activities: Any claims relating to hazardous activities like fire stunts, etc., that are otherwise not mentioned in the policy documents.
  • Breach of Law: Any liability or injury expenses arising out of any breach of law or particular regulations set by the destination country.
  • Dental Treatment: Expenses of any planned dental treatment or surgery unless necessitated due to any acute pain.


Note: Plan features, benefits, coverage, and underwriting of claims are subject to policy terms and conditions. Please refer to the brochure, sales prospectus, and policy documents carefully.

What is the Cost of Travel Insurance for New Zealand from India?

At Care Health Insurance, we offer a budget-friendly travel cover to New Zealand from India to meet your healthcare needs while saving you more. The premium of our travel policy depends on various factors, including the traveller’s age, destination covered, trip duration, insured person’s health status, and the types of coverage. Our New Zealand travel plan’s premium rates start from as low as INR 390 for a single traveller on a week-long journey. 


Insured Member(s) Age Any Pre-existing Disease Sum Insured Policy Duration Premium Amount (approx.)
1 30 years No $50,000 8 Days Rs. 402


*The above-mentioned insurance premium is calculated subject to no pre-existing medical conditions suffered by the insured. Also, the premium amount is subject to change if the insured person has already claimed any travel policy before.

You can calculate the premium amount for New Zealand travel cover in these five easy steps:

  • Step 1: Enter your contact information, including your mobile number, name, and email address, followed by the age of all the members to be insured.
  • Step 2: Click ‘Next’ and select your travel destinations and travel date. Your policy period will be the same as the number of your travel days. 
  • Step 3: Check in the toggle if the insured members are dealing with any pre-existing medical conditions.
  • Step 4: Choose the Sum Insured. Care Travel Health Insurance provides two sum insured options: US $ 50K & 100K.
  • Step 5: Check your calculated premium and click ‘Buy Now’ to proceed.

Please note: The premium cost is subject to several factors, including the number of travellers, their age, destination country/countries, trip duration, and the type of coverage selected.

Factors to Consider Before Buying the Right Travel Cover for New Zealand

Choosing the right cover for your New Zealand trip can be difficult, especially when you are travelling for the first time. At Care Health Insurance, we help you in choosing the right one with the following tips:

  • Frequency of Trip: While frequent flyers should go with a multi-trip travel insurance plan, a once-in-a-while trip needs single-trip insurance.
  • Trip Duration: The insurance premium is calculated based on the number of days you plan to spend in New Zealand. The shorter the trip, the lower will be the premium.
  • Medical History: For any pre-existing ailments like diabetes or heart illness that you may have, you must ensure that the policy covers its treatment cost.
  • High-Risk Zones: Destinations that are high-risk zones have a higher premium with certain restrictions and sub-limits. Also, check if your policy covers adventure sports.
  • Review the Exclusion: Travel plans come with many conditions; make sure you read them carefully when comparing different travel covers.

How to File a Claim under New Zealand Travel Policy?

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Types of New Zealand Visas

Foreign tourists can apply online for an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) to gain entry to New Zealand. It is valid for a maximum period of three months. The various types of visas for New Zealand include the following-

  • Visitor or Tourist Visa: Those visiting New Zealand for tourism, leisure or meeting family and friends should apply for a visitor visa. This visa allows tourists to reside in the country for a maximum period of 9 months
  • Work Visa: Individuals can avail of a temporary work visa if they are visiting New Zealand for work
  • Student Visa: Individuals who are travelling to study in New Zealand must avail of a student visa
  • Transit Visa: Individuals stopping over in New Zealand while travelling to another country must avail of a transit visa
  • Business and Investment Visa: As an entrepreneur or investor, if you want to contribute to the country’s economy. You must apply for this visa to gain residency in the country.
  • Resident Visa: This visa entitles you to live permanently in New Zealand. Based on certain travel conditions, there are two types of visas:
    • The resident visa allows you multiple entries into the country for a specified period, usually 24 months, 5 years or 10 years.
    • A permanent resident visa that allows you multiple entries into the country without any specific time limit.

Visa Procedure for New Zealand

  • Step 1: Obtain the visa application form online.
  • Step 2: Fill the form with relevant details and photographs.
  • Step 3: Submit all the form and supporting documents at the nearest New Zealand Visa Application Centre.
  • Step 4: Pay the required visa fee.

Documents required for visa application:

  • Visa application form duly filled with relevant details
  • Passport with 6-months validity and old passport, if any
  • Passport-size photograph
  • Cover letter mentioning the purpose of visit
  • Supporting document proofs (e.g. proof of admission for study visa or proof of employment for a work visa)
  • Proof of sufficient funds for travel requirements
  • Return air tickets

You can collect the visa from the Visa Application Centre or get the same delivered to your address.

Discover the Wonders of New Zealand with These Travel Tips

Any time of the year is suitable for visiting New Zealand. Yet, due to the country’s location in a different hemisphere, the seasons are the opposite of that in India. So, to enjoy a picturesque vacation in New Zealand, follow these tips-

  • New Zealand’s summer in New Zealand is from December to February. The weather is warm and pleasant; this is just perfect for all adventure activities
  • During autumn or fall, which lasts from March to May, you will find it an ideal time for a laid-back vacation. 
  • The winter months are between June and August – the best time to go hiking and skiing in the snow-covered mountains.
  • Visit the country in the springtime from September and November, and you will see blue skies and flowering trees. Therefore, make sure your travel plans are aligned with the seasons in the country.
  • Everything from food to shopping for souvenirs can be quite expensive. You must plan your budget accordingly. Cooking your meals can be an economical option.
  •  To explore the cities, you can rely on intercity buses and ferries. Renting a car is also a convenient option. Familiarise yourself with the driving rules of the country. 
  • Ensure you are aware of the local customs, especially when visiting Marae, which is a sacred place in Polynesian societies. Learn a few phrases in the local language, Māori, for easy communication with locals.

Quick Facts About New Zealand




Official Languages

English, Maori


New Zealand Dollar

Modes of transportation

Buses, Trains, Ferries, Trams

Time difference

7 Hours and 30 Minutes Ahead of India

International Airports

Wellington International Airport, Auckland Airport, Christchurch International Airport, Queenstown International Airport, Dunedin International Airport


Top Places To Visit In New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country situated in the southwest part of the Pacific Ocean. Thanks to a well-developed infrastructure, the country has numerous tourist attractions, and every traveller can look forward to a unique and enthralling travel experience across the following places-

  • Bay of Islands: A picturesque location consisting of 140 subtropical islands, this is a famous site for fishing yachting, sailing and other adventure activities
  • Auckland City: Pristine beaches, dormant volcano spots, rainforests, and diverse wildlife - witness the amazing nature reserves of New Zealand in Auckland, a bustling cosmopolitan city
  • Rotorua: It is a town near Lake Rotorua on the North Island where you will get a glimpse of the Maori culture. This place is popular for geothermal phenomena like thermal springs and volcanic crater formations
  • Queenstown City: A coveted destination for adventure lovers, Queenstown offers unlimited opportunities for activities like bungee jumping, rock climbing, paragliding, mountain biking, and much more. Also, check out the vineyards and the remarkable mining towns
  • Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers: These are some of the most easily accessible glacial rivers in the world. The ice-capped mountain peaks are a sight to behold. The location is ideal for heli-hiking and camping

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FAQs on New Zealand Travel Insurance

Q. How do I get a travel insurance policy for New Zealand Travel?

You can purchase travel insurance for New Zealand by visiting the Care Health Insurance website and selecting international travel insurance. In the ‘Get Quote’ Section, enter the relevant details of the members to be insured and select policy benefits as per need. You can make the final payment online through our secure payment modes.

Q. How much coverage do I need for New Zealand travel?

Choose the sum insured based on your country of visit, your age, health condition, and budget. While older individuals should go for a higher sum insured with added benefits, young travellers can opt for a lower sum insured as there are lesser chances of critical illnesses.

Q. Does the policy cover pre-existing diseases?

Pre-existing diseases are not covered under this policy. However, one can opt for an optional benefit of ‘Pre-existing Disease Coverage under Life Threatening Condition’ to ensure protection against medical expenses arising due to PED.

Q. What exactly is an ASP?

ASP is an abbreviation for Assistance Service Provider, that assists you with your travel insurance claim during an emergency abroad. The most important service they offer is cashless medical services. They also provide the necessary information to deal with other non-medical claim-related issues.

^^Number of Cashless Healthcare Providers as of 30th June 2023

**Number of Claims Settled as of 31st May 2023

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