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October 8, 2018   by Allianz

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Swimming in a crystal blue ocean, soaking up a warm tropical sun. Travelling is all about the experiences that help you become one with the moment. But when those experiences result in the unexpected, travel protection becomes a universal need.

Here are two types of trips where travel protection is invaluable in delivering a holistic experience.

Experiential trips

A trip often involves more than just booking a tour, cruise or resort. It’s often considered an enriching journey of discovery. Here’s one example. Two artistically-minded couples have spent months planning a creative weekend in Paris, with watercolour painting and pottery-making classes at an arts center. On the way to the airport, they get into a fender bender. No one is hurt, but they are delayed and miss their flight. Initially, they worry that their weekend plans are in jeopardy. Fortunately, their trip interruption insurance covers the cost of changing their flights so they can leave for their eagerly anticipated getaway.

Bucket-list trips

Who wouldn’t love the “trip of a lifetime,” – perhaps an around-the-world tour or a luxury African safari? When a traveller opts for a “bucket list” journey, he or she may shell out tens of thousands of dollars for the trip. But, suppose that 20 days into the bucket-list adventure, the traveller gets an unexpected call that their parent is sick and they need to return home early. Travel insurance advisors should recommend that their clients carefully consider circumstances that could throw a curveball their way, and choose travel insurance with trip interruption benefits that may reimburse pre-paid, non-refundable trip payments when the vacation is interrupted for a covered reason.

For more examples, read: Top 10 Trips to Protect with Travel Insurance-online

Your customers look to you for trusted advice and guidance in protecting. You take the necessary steps so they always know their trust is well placed. When you partner with like-minded professionals, you can be sure that the only thing of importance is what matters most to you and your customers.

At Allianz Global Assistance, we offer protection to customers from the beginning to the end of their journey and continuously strive to help them breathe easy and look forward to their next adventure.

That experience also extends to you, where relationships are the foundation of everything we do to support your business success.

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Travel insurance is subject to eligibility, limitations and exclusions.

Travel insurance does not cover everything. For full details and definitions, please refer to the policy. Travel insurance is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of The Co-operators group of companies and administered by Allianz Global Assistance, which is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc.