Travel

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Essential travel information

Let us know you are safe if you are caught up in a critical incident while travelling. Contact your department head or your immediate supervisor as soon as you can.

Healix Travel Oracle app

Registering on the Healix app enables UC travellers to access real-time travel alerts and obtain detailed information about international destinations.

To download the app go to the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Once downloaded please contact purchasing-support@canterbury.ac.nz to obtain our UC Policy Number, enabling access – you will also need to enter your UC email address.

Checklist for UC travellers

  • If you have not booked your UC travel through our Travel Management Company (Orbit) then you must log your travel arrangements through the Allianz portal to ensure coverage by UC.
  • Register your travel with New Zealand authorities so you can be easily contacted in case of an emergency. Only applicable to New Zealand citizens, travelling on a New Zealand passport.
  • Check travel advisory updates for high or extreme risk destinations.
  • Keep tabs on MFAT's latest advisories via their Facebook page.
  • Hazardous pursuits endorsement (PDF, 265kb) this document details hazardous pursuits not covered by UC's travel insurance.
  • If you need to make a travel claim and your travel insurance is covered by, or obtained through, UC's travel insurer please contact purchasing-support@canterbury.ac.nz to obtain a claims form.