Ebola and What it Means For You

Ebola and What it Means For You

With the increase of Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation has recently announced the virus to be a global threat, but what does that mean to the average Worldcare traveller? Read our blog for information on what Ebola is, how it’s contracted and how you can keep yourself safe when travelling.

Do I Need Travel Insurance For Australia?

Do I Need Travel Insurance For Australia?

It’s quite often we hear friends, family or Worldcare customers claiming that they don’t take travel insurance when they head to Australia. Indeed an estimated 15% of the New Zealand population is with them in thinking they don’t need cover for travel to our neighbour. Read our blog on the surprises you may not know you need cover for when travelling to Oz.

What is a Pre-existing Medical Condition?

What is a Pre-existing Medical Condition?

The team at Worldcare are often asked about what qualifies as a pre-existing medical condition and what you should declare. From the medication for high cholesterol, to that rare blood condition you were diagnosed with as a child; from the hip surgery you are booked in for in two months’ time, to the whiplash you received in that recent car accident, what needs to be declared? Fortunately we recently introduced a new online medical assessment tool that takes a lot of the headache out of the decisions. Before you go online, here is a handy list to assist in the process of thinking about what might need to be declared.