With magestic mountains, snow monkeys that like to spa, beautiful temples plus traditional culture mixed with futuristic cities, Japan should be
on everyone's bucket list!! Zoom's Japan Travel Insurance offers unlimited medical cover, emergency assistance, trip cancellation, luggage and more.
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No matter where in Japan you are we're there when you need us most. Our expert emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Flights do get delayed on occasion, so dont let bad weather dampen your holiday. Get cover for your disruptions with comprehensive cover.
Where there are tourists, there are people ready to exploit them. Jaunt to Japan knowing your're covered for theft, loss or damage.
Our 14 days cooling off period means you can cancel your policy and we'll give you a full refund, no worries.
A trip to the land of the rising sun is perfect for familes. All dependants under 21 are included under your Zoom policy at no additional cost. Say what!?
We've done away with lengthy forms and have kept our claims process simple. We guarantee to assess fully documented claims in a flash.
You must be under the age of 85 to buy a policy with Zoom. Those under 79 years can purchase a policy for a maximum trip duration of 365 days. Those aged between 80-85 years can purchase a policy for a maximum trip duration of 184 days only. You must also be under the age of 69 to purchase our add-on ski or adventure packs.
Before you decide to try raw horse meat, fermented beans or puffa fish, take pause. Although you'd be covered for any medical expenses you incur as a result of contaminated food or water, it's probably not a good idea to go near unusual foods . Be warned that traveller's diarrhoea, including norovirus, is common in Japan. Wash your hands regularly, opt for fully cooked, fresh food and peel fruit before eating. The tap water is Japan is safe to drink, but depending on which part you're travelling to, it might be wise to stick to bottled or boiled water.
Yes, you’re covered for muggings provided of course, you were acting with reasonable care (i.e. did not leave your belongings unattended). If you’re the victim of a pickpocket (even of the cheeky monkey variety), you’d be covered for loss, theft and damage to your luggage and personal effects. If you are robbed it’s important that you get a police report and contact us as soon as possible.
Your doctor may recommend vaccinations before you travel to Japan, depending on your health status and your travel plans. You may need to update any routine vaccinations and consider shots for typhoid, hepatitis A and B, rabies and Japanese Encephalitis. Consider a prophylactic for malaria if you're travelling to affected areas as well.
If you are taking part in any kind of winter sports activity, you must purchase our ski and snow sports pack in the payment process to be covered.
Yes, if you have a serious accident on the slopes, we will pay for helicopter evacuation to get you to the nearest hospital.
No, you are only insured to ski in ski season: this would be December 1 and April 15 for travel to the Northern Hemisphere, or between 15 June and 30 September for travel to the Southern Hemisphere.
In order to be covered for winter sports in Japan including skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing or tubing (on groomed ski slopes) you must purchase our ski and snow sports pack. This pack cover provides cover for Unlimited overseas emergency medical and hospital expenses, $1,000 cover for piste closure, bad weather & avalanche, and $1,500 for loss or damage to your own snow sport equipment. You will also be covered for the value of any unused ski pass, ski hire or tuition fees (up to $750) following the loss or theft of your ski pass, or you being unable to ski following accident or illness.
We automatically cover 36 pre-existing medical conditions with no medical assessments or lengthy medical forms to complete. For further information and a full list of covered conditions head to our pre-existing medical conditions page.
The air quality in some Japanese cities is poor and may trigger your asthma.Your asthma would be covered providing that you have no other lung disease, and; you are less than 60 years of age at the date of issue of the certificate of insurance.
If you have respiratory or other health problems, speak to your doctor prior to travelling. Pollution levels in Japan will vary day-to-day, so check local reports and consider staying indoors or wearing a mask on bad days.
We automatically cover a wide range of adventure sports including diving, bungee jumping and horse riding and more. You can also buy our Adventure Pack to cover additional adventure sports.
This means your dependant children or grandchildren under the age of 21 at the date of policy issue who are travelling with you.
Whether you’re slowing down in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, firing up in Shibuya’s vibrant neon-lights, exploring Kyoto’s ancient castles or eating lunch with a robot, your Japan holiday should be full of wonder, not worry. Our Japan travel insurance policy will cover you for medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, family emergencies and more, as you discover the old, the new and everything in between. What are you waiting for? Zoom to it!
No matter which kind of experience you're planning, Zoom can cover your trip with a range of plans. You can minimise your costs with Medical Only cover, or choose to buy Comprehensive Travel Insurance for extra protection to cover things like travel delays and cancellation. Compare Zoom's Travel Insurance plans online today.