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Basic Travel Insurance

If you’re on a tight budget, you wouldn’t want to use up your holiday savings on travel insurance. But you can still get cheap travel insurance with Real’s basic cover. From just $2.84 a day1 get peace of mind wherever you travel without breaking the bank – and what’s more, kids up to the age of 21 travelling with you can get covered for free!

From just $2.84 a day1

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What’s covered

  • Unlimited emergency cover for overseas hospital, medical, surgical, nursing, ambulance and emergency dental expenses
  • Overseas emergency medical assistance – your specialist medical advisor will arrange access to foreign hospitals, keep your loved ones and work colleagues informed during an emergency and organise medical transfers and repatriation if needed
  • Free cover for your kids – up to age 21 when they’re travelling with you
  • Cover for cancellation fees and lost deposits if your journey has to be rearranged or cancelled
  • We’ll replace, repair or pay you for lost, stolen or damaged luggage and personal effects
  • Extra protection for your valuable belongings by adding specific luggage items to your policy
  • Personal liability if you accidently injure someone or damage property on your trip. This doesn’t include liability from your work or from operating any kind of vehicle
  • Full protection for trips lasting up to 365 days2
  • Upgrade your cover with optional extras, so you only pay for what you need
  • For only an extra $25, you can remove the standard $100 excess if you have to make a claim

This is a summary of Real’s Basic Travel Insurance policy. For full details, download our Product Disclosure Statement.

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Why choose Real Insurance?

  • Get the cover you need, at a price you can afford
  • Save even more on your premium when you insure your next trip with us
  • Enjoy competitive rates for international and Australian travel insurance
  • Build your own travel insurance to get the right extras for your trip like winter sports cover or additional valuables insurance
  • Peace of mind with unlimited emergency medical cover when travelling overseas
  • Get help anywhere in the world with 24/7 support from MAPFRE Assistance – Australia’s global emergency network
  • With clear and easy-to-read policy documents, you’ll know exactly what you’re covered for
  • Real Insurance is part of the Hollard Insurance Group – one of the world’s leading insurers, with 7.2 million policies throughout Africa, Europe, India, China, the United States and Australia

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Apply for Real’s Basic Travel Insurance today. Call us on 13 19 48 or get a fast quote online.


  1. Price based on a 20 day trip to Bali for a traveller aged between 18 and 49
  2. Cover is available for up to 185 days if you’re aged between 71 and 79 when you buy the policy. Cover is not available if you’re aged 80 or over.