Cheap Travel Insurance Quotes for Travel to the USA

As the kingdom of pop culture, not many destinations rival the USA due to its iconic locations, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York City. With Hollywood regarded as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’, the USA remains at the front of Aussie’s minds when deciding on a holiday destination.

Ensure you’re covered for your exciting trip to the States. Then you can sit back, relax and enjoy your American adventure with the peace of mind our USA travel insurance policies bring. Columbus Direct provides cheap insurance quotes for Australians going to the USA.

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Common Travel Insurance Claims USA

The USA is one of the most expensive places in the world to have an accident, fall ill or get admitted to hospital. The healthcare system in the States works very differently to that in Australia. We hope you won’t need to make use of it but, if you do, don’t get lumped with a huge medical bill. Medical expenses are common claims in the USA and the highest claim we’ve had here amounted to close to $1,000,000 (one million).

Other common claims include loss and theft of baggage, travel delay and cancellation.

Medicals bills in the United States are among the highest in the world and can ruin an existence if without travel insurance cover. A medical evacuation situation can cost more than $100,000 AUD. Apart from taking out a policy, we recommend checking practical tips from our Smart Traveller Checklist for common sense planning.

What Our USA Travel Insurance Policy Covers

Our travel insurance policy covers essentials such as emergency medical care, personal money / documents, baggage, travel delay and more. See a list of benefits in our online travel insurance quote process.

Great Travel Experiences USA

Discover the nostalgic romance of Route 66 in a rented classic Mustang or Harley Davidson, explore the heart of the US, taking in some of the country’s most iconic scenes.

Visit Times Square and Central Park in New York, explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art and view the NYC skyline atop the Empire State Building.

Explore California’s beautiful beaches and take in the history and architecture of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Convenient Ways to Travel the US

Travel by subway, train or tram throughout New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, Los Angeles and San Francisco and other major cities with extensive rail lines.

Book domestic flights when you’re in a hurry, as the US has dozens of competing airlines, hundreds of airports and thousands of flights daily. Flights to suit any budget.

When adventuring out into rural America a rental car is a must. Car rental rates come as low as $20 per day, with the exception of NYC.

Please note that the benefits we’ve listed below are just a summary – to really understand what you’re covered for it’s important that you read our full policy wording including terms, conditions and exclusions.

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