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Travel Insurance Plans for  Australian surfing enthusiasts planning a holiday!

Our aim is to provide surfers and non surfers with 24/7 medical and emergency assistance and evacuation cover, available to them when travelling worldwide, plus cover for pre-paid travel or accommodation expenses if you are unable to continue the trip because of sudden illness or serious injury. It includes personalised options to enable you to tailor your cover, including optional cover for winter sports.

Cover for Australian Surfers traveling overseas

You can purchase your surf travel insurance policy up to 12 months in advance and you will then have cancellation cover for any pre-paid airfare, boat charter or surf camp deposits if you have to cancel your holiday due to sudden illness or serious injury that stops you from travelling. You should always keep a copy of your policy with you as well as at home with a family member, also give another copy to your tour guide or boat captain in case of an accident.
Travel with peace of mind, knowing assistance is available. 

SureSave Travel Insurance Quote/Buy

Summary of Cover

See what's on offer:

  • STI now has an endorsement from SureSave that acknowledges cover for your surfboards. This means that your surfboards are now covered as normal luggage, up to the value of $700 less any excess or depreciation that applies to your policy.
  • International cover available to eligible travelers with pre-existing medical conditions assessed when quoting.
  •  Now available to Australian residents who hold a 457 Visa and New Zealand passport holders.
  • Policies may be purchased while travelling, however a 72-hour waiting period applies. Events occurring during this time are not covered by the policy.
  • Cover the rest of the family - children and grandchildren can be added to the same policy as a dependant at no extra charge, provided they meet certain criteria.
Additional Benefits
  • Tailor cover with a range of options, including New for Old Sports Equipment Luggage Cover, Excess Buy-out Option, Extra Cancellation Cover and Winter Sports Option.
  • Extra Cancellation Cover option may allow travellers to tailor their level of cancellation cover to their needs, up to an unlimited amount.
  • Add New for Old Luggage Cover for specified items up to an additional $10,000.
  • Excess Buy-out Option allows travellers to reduce the standard excess on their policy to $0.
  • Access to WE.Assist 24/7 Emergency Assistance team.
  • Easy claims process with fast turnarounds. 
  • Access to an App - free to policy holders. Tailored to each individual journey, you carry expert travel advice, information and resources in your back pocket.

Email us if you would like more information or a quote.

International travel plan for overseas surfing holidays

For Australian surfers, partners and families travelling overseas. For travel on Boat Charters - Select the destination area where your charter is spending the majority of your trip.

Basic Travel Plan - An alternative to the comprehensive plan for surfers under 76 years.

For Australian surfers/family (includes nominated accompanying dependents under 25 years) travelling overseas. You may purchase this plan after your have commenced your trip but a 72 hrs waiting period will apply. Suitable for extensions to your holiday, providing you have not made or have a claim pending.

ANNUAL FREQUENT TRAVELLER PLAN ... Worldwide cover for both business and leisure.

Frequent international and domestic travel for either 30 days or up to 50 days per trip for Australian surfers under 76 years. Accompanying partner and dependant children up to 25 years covered if nominated on your policy.
Annual Travel Plan Benefits can sometimes offer cheaper insurance cover.

Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DFAT has complete travel related advice and information on their web site... ...

contact for emergency assistance

For 24 hour emergency assistance, you must contact your Emergency Service Providers first. From anywhere in the world, you can call reverse charges via the local operator to avoid call costs or send a SMS or Email message (network operator rates apply) so that they can coordinate medical evacuation and repatriation for those travellers who become suddenly ill or seriously injured whilst travelling abroad.

Surf Travel Insurance through WE.assist has evacuation procedures for the Maldives, Sumatra, Banyaks, Mentawai, Nias, Telo, West Java, Sumba, Indo Pacific, Bali, Fiji and surrounding islands, surf resorts and boat charters. Due to these remote locations, procedues have been pre-planned to suit the emergency situation.


Where you claim arises due to an emergency, you must contact the insurer first as well as obtaining written reports of the emergency from the appropriate authorities. Once the emergency has been dealt with, you may need to  obtain written reports of the incident from the appropriate authorities within 24 hours of discovery and you must inform your insurer within 30 days of your return date by completing a claim form


Before buying this product, please read the PDS to ensure the product is right for you. Any advice in this website is of a general nature only and has not considered your objectives, financial situation or needs. You understand that the travel insurance contract is between you and SureSave. If having purchased the policy you want to return it you can do so within 14 days of receiving the Certificate of Insurance and obtain a full refund provided no claim has been made and your trip has not commenced.