Can I get cover for high risk countries?

Unfortunately we do not provide cover for any country listed as 'Do Not Travel' or 'Reconsider your need to travel’ by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. You can see which countries are deemed high risk on the Smartraveller site

Do Not Travel  - as at 15 April 2019

Afghanistan Do not travel 22 February 2019
Burundi Do not travel 5 November 2018
Central African Republic Do not travel 24 April 2018
Chad Do not travel 15 February 2019
Iraq Do not travel 23 January 2019
Libya Do not travel 15 April 2019
Mali Do not travel 17 January 2019
Niger Do not travel 10 January 2019
Somalia Do not travel 8 February 2019
South Sudan Do not travel 7 November 2018
Syria Do not travel 18 December 2018
Venezuela Do not travel 1 March 2019
Yemen Do not travel 18 February 2019

Reconsider your need to travel - as at 15 April 2019

Algeria Reconsider your need to travel 20 March 2019
Bangladesh Reconsider your need to travel 6 February 2019
Burkina Faso Reconsider your need to travel 17 January 2019
Democratic Republic of the Congo Reconsider your need to travel 22 March 2019
Egypt Reconsider your need to travel 29 December 2018
Eritrea Reconsider your need to travel 27 February 2019
Haiti Reconsider your need to travel 17 February 2019
Iran Reconsider your need to travel 26 February 2019
Mauritania Reconsider your need to travel 24 January 2019
Nigeria Reconsider your need to travel 15 March 2019
North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) Reconsider your need to travel 24 January 2019
Pakistan Reconsider your need to travel 5 March 2019
Saudi Arabia Reconsider your need to travel 1 March 2019
Sudan Reconsider your need to travel 16 April 2019


See here for more on places we don't cover.

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