Singapore Airlines

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Your travel insurance basics

What is Travel Guard® Travel Insurance by AIG?

Travel Guard® Travel Insurance by AIG is a travel insurance product designed for Singapore Airlines passengers. It protects you from unexpected events during your trip which includes medical expenses, personal accident, travel inconvenience, life-style and value-add benefits.

This product is underwritten by AIG Europe S.A., Luxembourg, Zweigniederlassung Opfikon.

Who can purchase Travel Guard® Travel Insurance by AIG?

To be eligible for cover under the Singapore Airlines International Travel Insurance products, you must be:

  • a Swiss resident
  • Journey for which this insurance is specifically offered online by the airline company for the booked journey and taken out
How can I apply for Travel Guard® Travel Insurance by AIG?

Singapore Airlines International Travel Insurance by AIG is only available on for flights departing from Switzerland. Travel insurance may be included while booking your flight on or added via Manage Booking.

Your travel insurance benefits

When does my Travel Guard® Travel Insurance by AIG coverage begin and end?

For all plans, cancellation coverage begins on the date your certificate is issued. Cover for all other sections begins when you leave your home or place of departure to start your trip and ends when you return home or until the end of the period of insurance shown as the return date on the policy certificate, whichever is sooner.

Can I add travel insurance to my booking if I have a pre-existing medical condition?

You can still add travel insurance to your itinerary if you have a pre-existing condition however it is important to note that your pre-existing condition(s) are not covered and you are not able to apply to have your condition(s) covered.

Your enhanced COVID-19 coverage


On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency for COVID-19 and on March 11, WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Therefore, some losses caused by or due to COVID-19 are not considered unexpected, unknown or unforeseeable and may not be covered under the terms and conditions of this insurance policy. If you previously purchased an insurance policy, the facts and circumstances surrounding your trip and the terms and conditions of your policy will determine the extent of coverage for COVID-19-related claims.

If you are purchasing a new policy, we have amended the AIG travel insurance policy to cover certain situations pertaining to COVID-19. Full terms, conditions and exclusions can be found here.

What are the key benefits for COVID-19 coverage under the AIG travel insurance policy?

Key benefits for COVID-19 coverage are:

  • Up to CHF 215.000 for Overseas Medical Expenses & Emergency Evacuation
  • Up to CHF 5.300 for Trip Cancellation
  • Up to CHF 130 daily cash allowance for Quarantine at Destination, capped at 14 consecutive days
When will the AIG travel insurance policy be available for sale?

This policy will be available to passengers departing from Switzerland to all global destinations from 2 December 2020.

Who can purchase the AIG travel insurance policy?

Singapore Airlines passengers who are residents of Switzerland and travelling out of Switzerland will be able to purchase this policy.

How can passengers purchase the AIG travel insurance policy?

The policy can be purchased along with the flight ticket through the Singapore Airlines website. Passengers can also purchase it for confirmed itineraries via the Manage Booking section on the Singapore Airlines website.

Does the AIG travel insurance policy cover SilkAir/Scoot flights?

The policy covers any overseas trip undertaken on a flight operated by Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, or their code share partners if you purchased the ticket from Singapore Airlines or through an authorized agent of Singapore Airlines.

What is the premium for the AIG travel insurance policy?

Singapore Airlines passengers may take up the AIG travel insurance policy starting from CHF 50 (per passenger) for a three-day trip to Singapore. The premium is automatically calculated based on the final destination and duration of the trip.

Does the AIG travel insurance policy include any age limit or restriction?

You must be eighteen (18) years of age to purchase this policy. The minimum age for cover under this policy is fourteen (14) days from birth. Cover is provided for residents of Switzerland only and pre-existing medical conditions are not covered.

How can passengers file for a claim?

Passengers may file a claim by submitting a completed claim form with supporting documents. To request a claim form, please contact our claims department using the details below:

AIG Travel
+41 43 333 37 00
Saegereistrasse 29, CH-8152, Glattbrugg
Open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (local time)

A passenger has purchased his flight ticket before 2 December 2020. Can the passenger still purchase the AIG travel insurance policy?

Yes, the passenger can do so via the Manage Booking section on the Singapore Airlines website. However, this option is not available if the passenger has already purchased the AIG travel insurance policy with the flight ticket before 2 December 2020.

If passengers require further assistance with the AIG travel insurance policy, whom should they approach?

Passengers will need to contact AIG’s Customer Service Representatives for assistance on their travel insurance bookings. For Germany, passengers should email AIG at for German and English language and for French language or call the AIG Customer Service Hotline at +41 43 333 37 75 from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm (local time).

After purchasing your policy

Where can I get the full Policy Wordings of my travel insurance policy?Your Policy Wordings are available on this website. Click here to view or download your Policy Wordings in PDF format. The policy wording can also be downloaded from the link located within the confirmation email you received from AIG.
What should I do if I did not receive the Travel Guard® Travel Insurance Certificate?If you did not receive your Insurance Certificate, you should notify AIG with your policy number (if available), full name, flight booking number, travel dates, date of purchase, and e-mail address by emailing or, or calling +41 43 333 37 75 during office hours.
Can I cancel my travel insurance policy and receive a refund?

You may return the Policy to us within 14 days of purchasing, provided that no claim has arisen and your travel has not commenced. AIG will cancel the policy and give you a full refund of premium. After 14 days, AIG will not refund any part of the premium. You can send us an email at or or call our dedicated customer service hotline at +41 43 333 37 75.

Let us take care of you

What should I do if I get sick or encounter an accident abroad?

Please call our 24-hour emergency assistance number +41 43 333 37 58 if you need medical assistance while travelling. When overseas, call collect through the local operator and we will take care of your phone charges (for medical and emergency assistance only). This service is provided by AIG's very own emergency assistance center.

If you require hospital treatment, please ensure that you keep original copies of your receipts when you return to Switzerland to ensure a smoother refund process.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

This insurance is underwritten by AIG Europe Limited, London, Branch Opfikon (Switzerland).

This policy offers coverage only to individuals ordinarily resident in Switzerland and is null and void as to nonresidents of Switzerland

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