The description of Tripwise by TID (AU)
Tripwise from Travel Insurance Direct puts expert advice and travel help in your pocket with information customised to you and your trip. Non-policyholders can now, try it - for free! Download after you purchase a Travel Insurance Direct policy and log in to let the logic pick information tailored to you, your destinations and the stage of your journey. Tripwise selects a phrase book, and the most important and relevant advice on crime, scams, visas and vaccinations, and gives you insights into the culture and laws of where you’re going so you can travel with confidence, and enjoy the experience. Also included for members is a way to quick call TID’s Emergency Assistance line, guides on how to make a travel insurance claim, the option to extend your policy (even while you’re away) and Tripwise is your personal policy wallet (your policy details are always with you). Download it all before you go, Tripwise doesn’t need a connection so you avoid roaming charges. Sync Tripwise regularly while you’re away (we’ll even show you how to do that cheaply) and receive travel alerts for your destination. Free version Even without a TID policy you can read a selection of the unique content, get a taste for the local language with included basic phrases, find out about common scams or crime hot spots to avoid, and sample the information from any of over 100 destinations. App overview: Your trip will be easier, safer and more fun with practical information tailored specifically to you and your destination: •Visas, health and other requirements to get you ready for your trip •Phrases to help you understand the locals •Ways to stay connected with those back home •How to avoid trouble on the road •Dealing with events impacting your trip •What to do in an emergency, whether big or small Tripwise is free for anyone to try and will automatically update to the full version when you buy a Travel Insurance Direct policy. The intuitive logic of Tripwise will automatically deliver the information that’s most relevant to where you are in your journey, whether that’s getting ready to go, on the road, or coming home. Features available to all users: •Passport, visa and vaccination requirements. •Worldwide health guide. •Insights on culture and customs. •Audio phrase book in 24 languages. •Crime spots and common scams revealed. •Where to get help. •Consular contact details. •Tips on connecting your phone overseas. •Practical tips on how to be a smart traveller. •Travel Alerts to keep you safe. Members-only features: •Easy access to emergency assistance •Exclusive additional content •Extended articles •Locations of major medical facilities. •Guide to making a travel insurance claim. •Extend your policy via the app •Important policy details at your fingertips Scroll to read the articles, and swipe to move to the next one (or back). You can travel in either direction, go back to re-read practical advice, or move forward to learn more about where you’re going. A telephone connection will be required before you can call our emergency assistance number – roaming charges may apply.Note:Some older versions of Android do not support all foreign language fonts. Native script (e.g. Hindi) will not display correctly. There may be a patch available for your handset, contact the manufacturer for information.