New Zealanders are an adventurous lot. According to Statistics New Zealand, Kiwis took a total of 2.17 million overseas trips in the twelve months to December 2012. Where do we go? Our top nine destinations are as follows:
|Country*||Number of trips per year|
Source: Statistics New Zealand
Travelling abroad can refresh your mind, body and soul – but without the right travel insurance it can also drain your wallet! Insurance doesn’t have to cost a fortune; our analysis found average premiums for some of the most popular destinations were:
|Country*||Number of trips per year||Average overall travel insurance premium (couples)||Average travel insurance premium for 10-day holiday (couples)|
* Please note that while India and Samoa are also popular tourist destinations they have been excluded from this report due to the relatively low number of tourists who take insurance cover for these destinations.
It isn’t a great deal of money in the scheme of things, so don’t skimp on travel insurance to save a few dollars – it could be the worst return on investment you ever make! To help you find a good value policy, check out our most recent travel insurance awards