Aussie travellers taking a YOLO (you only live once) attitude to travel are being urged to think twice when holidaying abroad.
QBE claims data revealed illness and injury topped the list of claims for all international travellers.
QBE Assist’s Nicole Smith said: "We literally only live once, so instead of using the slogan to justify taking risks, use it instead as a reminder of what’s at stake – whether that be long term damage to your health or bank account."
The data also showed the cost of medical assistance and treatment overseas doesn’t come cheap, so it’s important to make sure you have adequate travel insurance.
QBE Assist have developed a handy guide to help avoid holiday hassles:
Read more on QBE’s holiday travel advice.