Travel Insurance in Australia: Market Research Report

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Travel Insurance Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Insurance Lines | Apr 2015

Turbulence: Fluctuations in the financial market cause revenue volatility

IBISWorld’s Travel Insurance market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Allianz Australia Allianz Australia market share
Great Lakes Australia Great Lakes Australia market share
Insurance Australia Group Insurance Australia Group market share
QBE Insurance Group QBE Insurance Group market share
Suncorp Group Suncorp Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The growth trajectory of the Travel Insurance industry over the past five years has been a roller-coaster ride. Revenue growth is largely attributable to the volatility of the financial market, as well as the consumer propensity to demand travel insurance products. Overall, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow at an annualised 5.2% over the five years through 2014-15, boosted by the strong recovery in 2010-11. Revenue is forecast to grow by 6.7% in 2014-15, to reach $869.0 million, driven by continual growth in tourism by Australians.

The global financial crisis did not exhaust Australians' enthusiasm for travel, and the number of international trips taken by Australians has increased at an annualised 6.4% over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Travel Insurance industry generates revenue from premiums paid for a range of insurance options. These insurance options aim to provide coverage for unforeseeable and unfortunate circumstances that would befall the insurance buyer during their travels, reducing his or her hardship as a result.

Cancellation insurance

IBISWorld expects that the largest product segment in the industry is premiums associated with cancellation insurance. This segment accounts for the purchase of cancellation insurance to cover when travel plans must be cancelled ahead of time or during the trip itself. This typically includes coverage for expenses such as cancellation fees for flights, hotels or other bookings... purchase to read more


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What is the Travel Insurance Industry?

The Travel Insurance industry underwrites (i.e. assumes, pools and spreads out risk of financial losses over policyholders in exchange for premiums) travel insurance policies. Coverage can include losses from trip cancellation and delay, lost baggage and medical emergencies.

Industry Products
Cancellation insuranceDelay insuranceEmergency medical insurancePersonal item loss
Industry Activities
Luggage insuranceTravel delay and cancellation insuranceLoss of income insuranceOverseas medical insuranceLuggage insuranceTravel delay and cancellation insuranceLoss of income insuranceOverseas medical insurance

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