1Cover Travel Insurance (also known as 1Cover Direct Insurance) is a multinational insurance company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. The company provides Travel, Car and Home Insurance.[1][2]

1Cover was founded in 2003 and has offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Canada. They have served over 1 million customers.[3][4]



1Cover products in Australia include Travel, Home and Car insurance.[2][5][6]

In Australia travel insurance policies are underwritten by Allianz Australia Limited, one of the countries largest insurers with over 3 million customers.[1][7] Car and home Insurance policies are underwritten by Auto & General Insurance Company Limited, an Australian incorporated general insurer. Auto & General Insurance Company is regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and is an active member of the Insurance Council of Australia.[1][8]

New Zealand

1Cover provides travel insurance in New Zealand. They are headquartered in Auckland.

Insurance products in New Zealand are issued and managed by Allianz New Zealand,[9] part of the Allianz Group.[10]


In Singapore 1Cover provides Travel Insurance.

Insurance products in Tokyo are underwritten by Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd. Tokio Marine is part of the Tokio Marine Holdings, the largest non-mutual private insurance group in Japan. Allianz Global Assistance is appointed to administer all emergency assistance services, benefits and claims.[11]


1Cover provides travel insurance in Canada.

Insurance products are underwritten by AIG Insurance Company of Canada,[12] a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 100 countries.[13]

Awards and Support for 1Cover Travel Insurance

In 2013 1Cover won the CANSTAR award for Outstanding Value International Travel Insurance, recognised for providing unlimited cover for overseas emergency medical assistance and hospital expenses, unlimited cover for cancellation and loss of deposits, up to AUD$5000 for luggage and personal effects, and cover for domestic services and pets.[14]

CANSTAR also rated them as one of the best insurers for travelling to New Zealand, Bali, and the United States.[15] In addition they are awarded a 5 star rating for couples travelling to China, Thailand, Fiji, the United Kingdom, and France. They were also awarded 5 stars for cover to families travelling to Bali, China, Thailand, France, the United Kingdom, Fiji, New Zealand, France, Brazil, and the United States[14]

In 2014 1Cover won the silver Mozo’s ‘Expert’s Choice’ Award for the Best Value Basic Travel Insurance.[16]

In 2015 1Cover were again recognised in the Mozo’s ‘Expert’s Choice’ Award for the Best Value Basic Travel Insurance.[17]

Scoop Independent News recommended 1Cover as an affordable option for covering high value items when travelling.[18]


Up until 2013 1Cover’s advertising featured “The 1Cover Man” who appeared in a green and yellow lycra suit, with the tagline “We’re working harder for you”.

In 2013 they updated their marketing to feature different iconic 1’s to represent the different products they sell. Their tagline changed to “You Can Count On Us”.

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