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Travel Alerts are provided by Cigna New Zealand for your information and safety. They can impose restrictions on your coverage and should be read and understood before you purchase a policy. Your policy also requires you to exercise caution when travelling whether an alert has been published on this site or not. Alerts should be read in conjunction with the Policy Wording which details any terms, conditions or exclusions which may also apply to your coverage. Call us if you have any questions about this.

Travel advisories

Philippines: Luzon Earthquake

​A magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurred near the town of Bodega on the Philippine island of Luzon at 5.00pm Monday 22 April 2019 (local time). At least eight people in the province were killed in the...

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Mozambique, Milawi & Zimbabwe: Cyclone Idai

​Cyclone Idai made landfall in Beira, Mozambique’s fourth largest city, on 15 March (NZST). It has brought continued torrential rain and winds of up to 177 km/h to Mozambique, Milawi and Zimbabwe,...

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Indonesia: Lombok earthquakes

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake occurred on Lombok Island, Indonesia at 7.00pm Sunday 17 March 2019...

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New Zealand: Christchurch Terrorist Attack

At least 49 people have been killed and others have been seriously injured in a terrorist attack...

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International: Boeing 737 max planes grounded after fatal...

Aviation regulators from countries around the world including New Zealand, the United States of...

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Tonga: Cyclone Pola

Cyclone Pola has been upgraded to a category 3 cyclone and is expected to bring gale force winds, heavy rain and dangerous swells to Tonga today.

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New Caledonia, New Zealand: Cyclone Oma

Cyclone Oma is strengthening and travelling towards New Caledonia. Strong winds and heavy rain are already affecting New Caledonia, causing damage to roads and leaving over 400 homes without power.

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United States of America: Polar vortex

A polar vortex has brought a cold snap to the US Midwest. At least eight people have died due to the extreme weather and flights and train services have been affected. Chicago’s two main airports...

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United States of America: Government shutdown

The United States government shutdown is predicted to cause delays at airports as increased numbers of staff are absent from work. While the shutdown continues, Transport Security Administration...

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