Notice of Change to the “Bankwest complimentary credit card insurance”

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20 May 2016

Important information about Bankwest Complimentary Credit Card Insurance:

Effective for payments made on and after 1 July 2016, the following changes will be made to the Complimentary Credit Card Insurance terms and conditions:

  1. The definition of "overseas" will now read: "means outside of Australia. For the purposes of the "International Travel Insurance" section on pages 33 to 45:

    * travel from Tasmania or mainland Australia to Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, Lord Howe Island or Cocos Island will be considered to be overseas and will be covered under the "International Travel Insurance" section of this document, however, there is no cover for medical transfers/evacuations, or medical and hospital expenses;

    and

    * travel from Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, Lord Howe Island or Cocos Island to Tasmania or mainland Australia will be considered to be overseas and will be covered under the "International Travel Insurance" section of this document, however, there is no cover for medical transfers/evacuations, or medical and hospital expenses."
     
  2. A condition of the eligibility criteria for insurance has been clarified to now read that the cardholder must be "travelling to an overseas destination"

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