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Medical insurance claims are the most expensive for New Zealand’s largest online travel insurer.
Southern Cross Travel Insurance has released a list of its ten largest insurance claims in 2014 today, all of which were medical.
The most expensive was a $400,000 surgery in the United States.
Southern Cross’s Craig Morrison admits other types of claims are small in comparison.
“After medical, the biggest claim we pay for is accidental death – for car accidents…things like that, and that’s a pay out of around $50,000.”
Morrison points out the list shows the importance of travel insurance.
“My experience tells me that the unexpected events indeed happened and it happened in a random nature.”
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