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New Travel Insurance Product from Allianz

New Travel Insurance Product from Allianz

Irish holidaymakers will have a greater choice of travel insurance products from today, Allianz Global Assistance Ireland has announced.

Roland Hesse,Country Manager-Ireland.

Roland Hesse, Country Manager-Ireland, Allianz Global Assistance Ireland

 

In time for the winter ski season, the travel insurance service provider will underwrite, sell and administer ‘Allianz Travel Insurance’ in Ireland, offering competitively priced, multiple travel insurance options to customers across the island of Ireland.

The domestic market is set to grow for stand-alone travel insurance and assistance, with 6.8 million trips and over €77 million in gross written premiums being forecast by 2016 (Source: Finaccord).Logo AGA 4c

Giving customers the added options of Single Trip and Backpacker as well as Annual Multi-trip travel insurance for the UK/Ireland, Europe, USA and Worldwide, travellers can also determine the travel cover they require online, choosing from Bronze, Silver or Gold, which vary in terms of excess and level of cover. Additional cover, such as Winter Sports cover for items like damaged ski equipment, is also available.

Roland Hesse, Country Manager, Allianz Global Assistance Ireland, said: “Allianz Global Assistance Ireland is playing an integral role in the expansion of the Allianz Travel Insurance brand, handling every step of the process from underwriting stage, right through to the delivery of service and claims-handling for the customer.

“For unexpected medical emergencies, transport delays or lost luggage, Allianz Global Assistance will seamlessly handle the customer’s travel insurance journey from the very beginning, right up until the end of their trip, through Allianz Travel.”

Single Trip cover from Allianz Travel Insurance starts from €5.08, Annual Multi-trip covers starts from €40.91, with Winter Sports cover starting from €19.02.

One of the country’s largest assistance companies for the automotive and travel insurance industries, Allianz Global Assistance Ireland employs 38 people at its Sandyford Head Office.

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