Each of the policies we offer refer to Medicare in the event of travel to Australia - you should follow the requirements as outlined in each policy.
Direct Travel/AllSafe (Allianz)
DTI and AllSafe policies state that “if you are travelling to Australia you can enrol in Medicare which will entitle you to subsidised hospital treatments and medicines. You can do this by contacting a local Medicare office in Australia. All claims for refunds under the Medicare scheme must be made before you leave Australia.
Fit2Travel say that “if you are travelling to Australia you should enrol in Medicare. This will entitle you to reduced-cost hospital treatment and medicines. You can enrol by contacting a local Medicare office in Australia. All claims for refunds under the Medicare scheme must be made before you leave Australia.
For travel in Australia, Freespirit states that you are “strongly advised to enrol for Medicare, and have it accepted.”
Goodtogo (Red Sands)
“If you are travelling to Australia, you must register with Medicare on arrival. There is a Medicare office in all major towns and cities in Australia. Registration is free and this will entitle you to reduce medical charges from doctors, reduced prescription charges and access to Medicare hospitals.”
Please visit Medicare - Services Australia for complete details and information.