Insurer adjusts travel policies to cover COVID-19 infection

An Insurance Business Magazine article

Allianz Partners New Zealand is expanding the scope of its travel policies to include some coverage for epidemic and pandemic diseases, including COVID-19.

It has announced that it will cover travellers’ cancellation and medical expenses if they contract an epidemic or pandemic disease, including COVID-19. However, the general exclusion for pandemics and epidemics will remain, and no cover will be offered to policyholders who cannot, or choose not to, travel as a result of a disease outbreak.

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