Australia Travel Guide

Do you want to get up close and personal with Kangaroos? Swim along The Great Barrier Reef? Or perhaps you are enamored by the Aussie culture? Whatever be the reason, Australia can fulfil your wildest travel fantasies. Blessed with red outback sands, colorful reefs, sophisticated cities and dense forests, Australia surely is one of the most beautiful places on the earth. What’s more, Australia is a paradise for adventure travelers. Explore the island country’s desert wilderness, surf along its pristine coastlines or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, you will certainly be spoiled for choices at this adrenaline-pumping destination. Whether you intend to visit Australia for travel, business or education, you can choose from a selection of bespoke Bajaj Travel Insurance plans for Australia with Finserv Markets and protect yourself from the various financial risks that you might encounter during your Australia Trip/Vacation.

Australia: Places to Visit and Things to Do

  • Enjoy a luxury train ride across the continent

  • Get mesmerized by the Sydney Harbour new year's eve fireworks

  • Ride the roller-coasters and water slides on the Gold Coast’s theme parks

  • Enjoy skiing at the Falls Creek

  • Dine under the stars overlooking the Uluru

  • Dive with the Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln

  • Enjoy a delectable gourmet feast by the beach in Margaret River

  • Watch baby turtles hatch in Queensland

  • Enjoy a long drive along the Great Ocean Road

  • Go on a thrilling Hot Air Balloon Ride at Canberra

Australia Travel Information

  • Languages Spoken – English

  • Currency – Australian Dollar

  • Best time to Visit – SUMMER (December to February), AUTUMN (March to May), WINTER (June to August)

  • Cuisine/Delicacies –  Australian Barbecue, Chicken Parmigiana, Crab sticks, Barramundi, Lamington, Small Bread

Australia Visa Application Process

  • An original passport that’s valid for at least 6 months from the date of submission of the visa with a minimum of three blank pages.

  • Copy of the first and last page of the current passport should be notarized and submitted along with the documents.

  • Copy of the confirmed return air tickets.

  • Form 1419 Tourist / 54 / 956 filled, signed and attached to the passport.

  • 2 recent passport-size color photographs with a white background and matte finish.

  • Cover letter chalking out the details of travel, purpose and duration of stay addressed to the Australia High Commission, New Delhi.

  • Income Tax papers listing out the transactions for the last 3 years.

  • Original bank statements reflecting transactions for the last 6 months, duly attested by a bank official.

  • Travel itinerary along with the details of the hotel stay with passenger name and travel dates.

Australia Travel Insurance for Individuals

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs. 50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

Australia Travel Insurance for Families

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs. 50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical Evacuation Coverage

  • Emergency Dental Pain Relief Cover

Australia Travel Insurance for Students

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6500

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical evacuation coverage

  • Coverage against loss of baggage

  • Emergency dental pain relief cover

  • Coverage against loss of passport

  • Coverage against loss of laptop

  • Tuition fee reimbursement cover

  • Bail bond coverage

  • Coverage against death/accident of sponsor

Australia is one of the few countries where students apply to several institutes to pursue their higher education. The Universities of Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide are among the many schools that are on the priority lists of students who want to study in Australia. If you are planning on moving to this beautiful country to study further, do remember to take a student travel insurance plan along with you.

Things to Keep in Mind While Traveling to Australia

  • Apply for the Australian Visa well in advance

  • Make sure you have a valid passport

  • Australia is the 6th largest country in the world, so don’t expect to see all of it in one trip

  • Road tripping in Australia can be time-consuming as the distances are quite large. If you want to city-hop, flying is the best option

  • Food and accommodation in Australia are expensive, so make sure to keep some local cash handy

  • The Australian sun is quite harsh, make sure to carry sunscreen

  • Call your credit card company and let them you are travelling to Australia

  • Carry a multi-country adapter

  • Check your phone plan to make sure it's valid in Australia

  • In case you are traveling to New Zealand too, ensure you protect yourself with our New Zealand Travel Insurance

Australia Travel Insurance - FAQs 

1. Why should I choose Finserv MARKETS Travel Insurance?    

Besides a wide travel insurance coverage, you can enjoy several convenient benefits with Finserv Markets such as: -

  • Quick Online Application

  • Hassle free claim settlement

  • More than 10,000 network hospitals around the globe

  • 24/7 on the call support

2. How to apply for travel Insurance?

With Finserv Markets, applying for a Bajaj Allianz travel insurance online is a simple and quick process. Follow these five simple steps to apply for an Australia travel insurance with us online: -

  • Choose your destination

  • Select the travel dates

  • Enter coverage

  • Fill the form and complete payment

3. What is the Travel Insurance claim process?

Filing travel insurance claim with Finserv MARKETS is a quick and convenient process. Follow these simple steps to register a claim with us: -

  • Register your claim online

  • Upload relevant claim documents online

  • Your claim will be assessed

  • If approved, the claim amount will be directly reimbursed to your account

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