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HELP! Tips about medical inssurance in NZ
Posted December 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am by from Sevilla, Spain (Permalink)
He there people!

I am Alberto, from Spain. I am currently living in Sydney, and I am heading to NZ in january. I´d like to book for a medical inssurance but I don´t know about good companies, prices, and if it´s a good idea pay it by internet.

Any of you could tell me some advice? or recommend me some inssurance company that you used before??

Thanks so much in advance!

Posted December 18th, 2012 - 3:53 am by from Gold Coast, Australia (Permalink)
Hey Alberto
Any travel agent can sells you travel insurance :)
Flight Centre or Harvey World Travel or Student Flights and hope this helps
Cheers Glenn

Posted December 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am by from Sevilla, Spain (Permalink)
Hey Glenn thanks so much mate!

Posted December 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm by from Auckland, New Zealand (Permalink)
Unless you're worried about getting a disease then I'd suggest not bothering with medical insurance.

ACC (accident compensation corporation) covers medical costs (almost comprehensively) for injuries sustained through any accident for any individual whilst in NZ.

Though some NZers (like Brian who may see this post and start another argument) complain about 'tax bill' and 'drain on the resources' and other such individualistic perspective; most people here are happy that ACC exists and are happy for those who need it to make use of it.

Posted December 19th, 2012 - 10:17 pm by from Gold Coast, Australia (Permalink)
welcome Alberto

Glad to help and most travel insurances have medical insurance in their cover :)

Cheers hope you enjoying australia :)

and any chance you coming to gold coast?

Cheers mate


Posted December 20th, 2012 - 1:44 am by from Sevilla, Spain (Permalink)
Hey Glenn.. definitely! I´ll get there around march! which is the proper season to go, I guess.
It seems that from december to february are many jellyfish in the water, and the humidity is pretty hard.

Are you gonna travel aroun there??

Posted December 20th, 2012 - 3:33 am by from Gold Coast, Australia (Permalink)
Hey Alberto
Yes in february for new zealand and we thete 3 weeks and we live on gold coast
Cheees from glenn