Travel insurance information for Anzac day celebrations in Gallipoli, Turkey
Hundreds of Australians undertake the annual pilgrimage to Gallipoli for ANZAC day celebrations. Turbulent times are currently being faced in this region, so as a traveller you need to keep some important information in mind.
To help Australians avoid difficulties overseas, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) maintains travel advisories for more than 160 destinations overseas, including Turkey, via its website www.smarttraveller.gov.au.
DFAT’s travel advice provides accurate, up-to-date information about the risks Australians might face overseas, assisting you to make well-informed decisions about whether, when and where to travel. We recommend that you stay up-to-date with its destination specific travel advisories for the country of your destination. You can find the most up to date travel advice for Turkey here: http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/europe/southern/Pages/turkey.aspx
If you experience unexpected events, illness or injuries, while travelling in Turkey your policy will continue to cover you to the extent your policy allows. All of this information on your policy inclusions and exclusions can be found in your Product Disclosure Statement.
Safe travel checklist:
Please see below some tips to take note of before you travel.
- Take a hard copy and electronic copy of you travel insurance documents
- Take a copy of your passport, travel documents and itinerary.
- Leave copies of your travel documents with family and friends
- Regularly check for travel advisories here http://smartraveller.gov.au/guide/all-travellers/Pages/default.aspx
- Register your travel plans with Smarttraveller <hyperlink – http://smartraveller.gov.au/help/me/overseas/register-travel/Pages/default.aspx>
If you are in anyway harmed or require Emergency Assistance, please contact our 24-hour in-house Medical and Travel Assistance by dialling reverse charge (“collect”) via the local operator on + 61 7 3305 7499.
Your policy provides a number of benefits, conditions, limits and exclusions that may be relevant to your travel plans. Your cover will depend on the type of plan you purchased and your circumstances. We will assess all claims in accordance with your Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and your Certificate of Insurance.
1300 725 154 Travelclaims@allianz-assistance.com.au