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Ambulance cover

Emergency ambulance transport can be costly, emergency air transport can exceed $5000 which is why you should take out appropriate cover. Bupa offers Emergency Only Ambulance Cover, from $33.60 a year1, which gives you access to emergency ambulance transport services nationwide, but more importantly peace of mind.

Ambulance cover options

Emergency Only Ambulance Cover

From $33.60 a year1

Emergency Only Ambulance Cover gives you access to unlimited emergency ambulance trips including air services and on-the-spot treatment. It is available in every state and covers you Australia wide where services are provided by a Bupa recognised provider.

Common emergency situations are:

  • Sudden collapse
  • Severe chest pains
  • Acute breathing difficulties
  • Fractured bones
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
 What’s Covered  What’s not covered
  • Ambulance treatment and transport in emergency situations
  • Non-emergency medical transport or treatment ie Transportation from a hospital to your home
  • Where your state government provides ambulance coverage or when you hold a subscription with your state ambulance provider.
  • Air and road transport services that are not operated by a state or territory government or an organisation recognised by Bupa.
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Premium Ambulance Cover

From $44.25 a year2

Premium Ambulance Cover is Australia-wide emergency and non-emergency ambulance insurance

 What’s Covered  What’s not covered
  • Emergency road and air ambulance services provided by a Bupa recognised provider
  • On-the-spot treatment anywhere in Australia at any time
  • Added security of $5,000 worth of non-emergency road and air ambulance trips
  • Where your state government provides ambulance coverage or when you hold a subscription with your state ambulance provider.
  • Air and road transport services that are not operated by a state or territory government or an organisation recognised by us
  • Non-emergency ambulance transport during your initial one month waiting period.
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Australia-wide ambulance cover

Ambulance cover is available to all Australian residents living in NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, NT, QLD, TAS or WA. Emergency Only Ambulance Cover can be purchased as a standalone product from $33.60 a year1.

Bupa includes capped emergency ambulance cover in most of our extras and all our hospital and packaged products. See our range of health insurance options that cover you for not only ambulance but also many hospital services.

Although Bupa offers Australia-wide ambulance cover, there are different rules that apply in different Australian states. Please refer to your state of residence for more information.

Why take out Bupa ambulance cover

  • No waiting periods for emergency ambulance services
  • Get member discount partner offers
  • Travel, home and car insurance discounts3
  • Access Bupa from anywhere, with our apps

Terms and Conditions

  1. Emergency Only Ambulance for singles. $67.25 for couples and families. Price quoted includes the Federal Government Rebate Tier Rebate on private health insurance.
  2. Premium Ambulance cover for singles in NSW. Price varies in other states. Prices quoted includes the Federal Government Rebate Tier Rebate on private health insurance.
  3. Insurance issued by CGU Insurance Limited (CGU) ABN 27 004 478 371 AFSL 238291. Before making a decision about this insurance, consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement, available at bupa.com.au. Bupa Australia Pty Ltd ABN 81 000 057 590 and Bupa Australia Health Pty Ltd ABN 50 003 098 655 (together Bupa) are authorised representatives of CGU.

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