Travel with the peace of mind knowing you’re covered against the unforeseen. We have several travel insurance options to choose from and each comes with unique benefits.

*Absa Travel Insurance is underwritten by Bryte Insurance Company Limited. 

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Basic travel insurance

Get emergency medical cover and up to 90 days automatic basic travel insurance for international trips. You are covered for emergency medical expenses, personal accident and selected travel assisted services

Benefit
Optional top-up cover

This cover will supplement your automatic basic cover by providing a wider range of benefits and also caters for trips up to a maximum of 184 days as well as a cardio buy back option.

Shield
Top-up cover for seniors

Provides cover for travelers who are 74 years of age.

Discount
Discounted premiums

Couples, families and groups travelling together get discounted rates.

Plane
Frequent travellers

Our annual multi-trip option covers you for an unlimited number of trips in a 12-month period.

Passport
Stress-free travel

Top-up cover caters for all kinds of travel scenarios from the loss of baggage, money or bank cards, the rejection or delay of your Visa to having missed a connection or having to cancel or delay your trip.

Here's what you can expect

  • Automatic basic cover

    As an Absa credit cardholder you qualify for up to 90 days automatic basic travel insurance for international journeys when you purchase your return travel ticket(s) with your credit card. Automatic basic travel insurance is available for travelers between the age of 3 months and 74 years.

    Automatic basic travel insurance does not include cover for any pre-existing medical conditions and may not include certain hazardous activities. A pre-existing medical condition includes any doctor’s consultation or medical advice, treatment, including prescription medication, you may have received from a medical practitioner for any chronic or recurring illness or injury during the year before the insurance under this policy started.

    You have a choice of three optional top up plans to supplement the automatic basic cover available to you. Please refer to the optional top up schedules of benefits in the policy for detailed information on the benefits and benefit limits offered.

  • Optional top-up cover

    Optional top-up cover will supplement your automatic basic cover.

    Rates are calculated according to the following age bands:

    • 3 months to 69 years of age (inclusive)
    • 70 years to 74 years (inclusive)

    You can select from the following trip duration options:

    • 1 – 90 days
    • 91 – 120 days
    • 121 – 184 days
    • Annual Multi Trip

    The comprehensive offer includes:

    • Hi-jack
    • Legal expenses
    • Baggage loss/theft
    • Wrongful detention
    • Personal accident insurance
    • Trip cancellation/curtailment
    • Additional cover for emergency medical and associated expenses
    • Personal loss of money or passport, as outlined in the policy document

    The standard optional top up plans may not include certain hazardous activities. Please refer to the hazardous activities listed in the policy wording to ensure that you have cover for your planned activities. Should your activity not appear on our list, please contact the Bryte Customer Care Centre on 0861 227 284 to ensure that you have the appropriate cover in place.

    Cardiac or cardio vascular or vascular or cerebro-vascular conditions cover
    If you are 70 years or older, we do not pay for claims caused by or resulting from any cardiac or cardio vascular or vascular or cerebro-vascular illness or consequences or complications that can reasonably be related to these conditions.

    This exclusion will not apply if you bought the optional additional cardiac or cardio vascular or vascular or cerebo-vascular cover before the insured journey started. This optional additional cover is only available to travelers between the ages of 70 and 74 years inclusive when they buy optional top up plan 1.

  • Cover for seniors

    This cover is specifically for travelers aged 75 to 85 and is valid for 90, 120, 184 days or an Annual Multi Trip.

    The cover includes:

    • Hi-jack
    • Legal expenses
    • Baggage loss/theft
    • Personal accident insurance
    • Trip cancellation/curtailment
    • Wrongful detention and personal loss of money or passport
    • Comprehensive travel insurance cover for emergency medical and associated expenses.

    Please refer to the senior schedule of benefits in the policy document for detailed information on the senior’s benefits, benefit limits offered and terms and conditions.

  • Top-up rates

    Top Up Option 1

     

    Rate per person

    Age

    Plan

    1 to 90 Days

    91 to 120 Days

    121 to 184 Days

    Annual / Multi Trip

    3 months - 69 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R920

    R1 790

    R2 325

    R1 980

     

    *Couple

    R830

    R1 610

    R2 100

    R1 780

     

    *Family / Friends

    R780

    R1 525

    R1 980

    R1 685

     

    *Group

    R740

    R1 435

    R1 865

    R1 580

    70 to 74 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R1 150

    R2 235

    R2 910

    R2 620

     

    Couple

    R1 095

    R2 130

    R2 765

    R2 490

     

    Family / Friends

    R1 070

    R2 075

    R2 690

    R2 425

     

    Group

    R1 040

    R2 015

    R2 620

    R2 355

               

     

    *Rate per person

    Top Up Option 2

     

    Rate per person

    Age

    Plan

    1 to 90 Days

    91 to 120 Days

    121 to 184 Days

    Annual / Multi Trip

    3 months - 69 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R725

    R1 405

    R1 830

    R1 560

     

    Couple

    R655

    R1 265

    R1 650

    R1 405

     

    Family / Friends

    R615

    R1 195

    R1 560

    R1 325

     

    Group

    R585

    R1 125

    R1 465

    R1 250

    70 to 74 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R910

    R1 760

    R2 295

    R2 070

     

    Couple

    R860

    R1 675

    R2 180

    R1 965

     

    Family / Friends

    R840

    R1 630

    R2 125

    R1 910

     

    Group

    R825

    R1 585

    R2 070

    R1 865

             

     

    *Rate per person

    Top Up Option 3

     

    Rate per person

    Age

    Plan

    1 to 90 Days

    91 to 120 Days

    121 to 184 Days

    Annual / Multi Trip

    3 months - 69 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R535

    R1 035

    R1 350

    R1 150

     

    Couple

    R535

    R1 035

    R1 350

    R1 150

     

    Family / Friends

    R535

    R1 035

    R1 350

    R1 150

     

    Group

    R535

    R1 035

    R1 350

    R1 150

    70 to 74 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R670

    R1 300

    R1 690

    R1 520

     

    Couple

    R670

    R1 300

    R1 690

    R1 520

     

    Family / Friends

    R670

    R1 300

    R1 690

    R1 520

     

    Group

    R670

    R1 300

    R1 690

    R1 520

               

    *Rate per person

    Absa Local

     

    Rate per person

    Age

    Plan

    1 to 9 Days

     

    10 to 21 Days

    22 to 31 Days

    32 to 47 Days

    3 months to 85 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R185

    R250

    R275

    R2 250

    Absa Seniors

     

    Rate per person

    Age Band

    Plan

    1 to 90 Days

    91 to 120 Days

    121 to 184 Days

    Annual / Multi Trip

    75 to 85 years (inclusive)

    Individual

    R1 495

    R2 910

    R3 795

    R3 415

     

    Couple

    R1 425

    R2 770

    R3 605

    R3 245

     

    Family / Friends

    R1 385

    R2 700

    R3 510

    R3 165

               

    *Rate per person

    Cardio Exclusion Buy Back

    Travel Period

    Premium

    Individual

    70 to 74 years (inclusive)

    1 to 30 days

    R3,250

         
  • How to claim

    We will give you all the support you need when you have to submit a travel insurance claim.

    Contact Bryte:

    For medical out-patient and inconvenience benefit claims, e.g. cancellation, loss of baggage, etc.

    011 370 9205

    Email: absatravelclaims@brytesa.com

  • Detailed Policy Information

    Ensure that you are covered in the event of any emergency that requires medical assistance.

    Click here to read your travel insurance policy wording.

    *Absa Travel Insurance is underwritten by Bryte Insurance Company Limited.

  • Emergency contact details

    In the event of a medical emergency please contact the Emergency Assistance Helpline on:

    +1 416 977 9288

    Please ensure you have the following information at hand:

    • Travel Insurance policy number (if Optional Top-Up Cover has been bought) or the credit card number used to buy the airline tickets
    • Current location
    • Contact telephone number where you can be reached
    • Nature of the emergency
    • Type of assistance required

    *Please note that if the insured person named in the schedule does not contact the Emergency Assistance Helpline before incurring any expenses they may want to claim for our liability which will be limited to a maximum of R2 000.

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants help you get the best insurance for your needs.

To speak to an adviser call:

0861 227 284

Email us at:

absatravel@brytesa.com

Visit your nearest branch