Travel Insurance

2 options for travel insurance

Travel insurance is important for many reasons, mostly to provide help and support when we are away from home and unpleasant things happen. One reason for buying travel insurance which many people are not aware of is that their Australian private health insurance can't cover the costs of treatment when you are overseas.

Doctors' Health Fund members can access our QBE travel insurance discount


The Doctors' Health Fund has negotiated arrangements with QBE insurance and can now offer you a 30% discount on QBE's travel insurance products. You can purchase the policy of your choice online by clicking through here. You will find product descriptions, product disclosure statements, quotes and you can purchase your policy online.

Avant members can access premium travel insurance^

Avant is pleased to offer all eligible Avant members premium travel insurance cover that is tailored specifically to the needs of Australian doctors, students and medical professionals.

Key features include:

  • International and Interstate travel
  • Spouse/partner/de facto and unmarried dependent children included
  • Unlimited trips (up to 6 months per trip)
  • 24/7 emergency assistance
  • Cover included for baggage, travel documents, credit cards and travellers cheques, computers and electronic equipment
  • And much more

To see all the benefits of Avant Travel Insurance and to register click here.

^ Travel insurance is available under a Group Policy between Accident & Health International Underwriting Pty Limited ABN 26 053 335 952 and Avant Mutual Group Limited ABN 58 123 154 898. The issuers are CGU Insurance Limited ABN 27 004 478 371 and AIA Australia Limited ABN 79 004 837 861. Travel insurance is subject to registration with Avant prior to each trip. For full details including the restrictions, terms, conditions and exclusions that apply, please read and consider the PDS, available at or by contacting us on 1800 128 268.

* 30% discount applies to the standard rate agreed between Doctors’ Health Fund and QBE for the International, Annual Multi-trip and Australian travel plans.  

Insurance issued by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited ABN 78 003 191 035 AFSL 239 545. The content of this offer was prepared, and is issued, by QBE. Doctors’ Health Fund receives commission for every travel insurance policy referral which results in a policy being taken out with QBE.