Current Events

  • Volcanic activity of Mount Agung, Bali

    Volcanic activity of Mount Agung, Bali Eruption of Mount Agung, Bali (Advice as at 10am on Wednesday 22 November 2017, AEDT) Mount Agung, Bali, Indonesia has begun erupting smoke and ash. An official exclusion zone remains in place that in some places extends to 7.5 kilometres from the volcano. We a...

  • Hurricane Maria – Travel Information

    Hurricane Maria – Travel Information (Advice as at 2pm on Tuesday 19 Sept 2017, AEST) Hurricane Maria is now a Category 5 and moving through the Caribbean on the heels of Hurricane Irma. Current models show it could travel along the east coast of the USA. Closely monitor advice by local authorities ...

  • Hurricane Irma - USA & The Caribbean

    Hurricane Irma – Updated Travel Information (Updated at 11.30am on Friday 8 Sept 2017, AEST) Category 5 Hurricane Irma continues on its destructive path through the Caribbean and is expected to make landfall in Florida and eastern US over the coming weekend. States of emergency are being declared fo...

  • Travel restrictions on flights to the US and UK

    4 April 2017 Travel restrictions on flights to the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) On 21 March 2017, the US and UK governments introduced restrictions on electronic equipment being transported on select flights into the US and UK either in carry-on luggage or other accessible proper...

  • Important information relating to the Zika virus

    Important information for policyholders of CTI Travel Insurance relating to the Zika virus As at 08/06/16; updating advice of 07/04/16 For policies purchased after Wednesday 8th June 2016, no cover for cancellation/rearrangement is available: Reports on the Zika virus have been extensively publici...

  • Eruption of Kīlauea

    Eruption of Kīlauea, Hawaii, United States of America (Advice as at 4pm on Monday 14 May 2018, AEST) Following elevated seismic activity near Kīlauea, Hawaii, United States of America, surrounding areas have been impacted by eruptions of lava flow from volcanic fissures. There is an increased risk o...