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Paid What are the Top 4 myths clients believe about travel insurance?

June 12, 2023 Allianz Global Assistance

Post-pandemic, Canadian travellers have realized how essential travel insurance has become, with almost 90% planning to buy coverage for their next trip, shows data from Allianz Global Assistance — a leading travel insurance provider. Despite this awareness, many clients still

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Paid How does travel insurance add value to your brokerage?

May 29, 2023 Allianz Global Assistance

Loyalty is trending among consumers. And there’s one sure way for your brokerage to increase loyalty among clients and get them the peace of mind they’re looking for. “Travel insurance is helping drive loyalty with insurance advisors who can help

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Paid Why is travel insurance the next big opportunity for brokers?

May 15, 2023 Allianz Global Assistance

It’s a new era for travel insurance. Despite economic uncertainty, Canadians plan to spend over $14 billion on vacations this year, according to new data from Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance provider. Post-pandemic, travellers have become more risk-aware

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Travel insurance enters new world, as pandemic restrictions ease

March 25, 2022 by Jason Contant

The federal government’s easing of COVID-19 travel restrictions will generally make it easier for travellers to get insurance coverage, since some providers weren’t in the position to offer coverage when travel advisors were at a higher level, travel insurers tell

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Canadian travel insurance provider names new CEO

November 5, 2018 by Jason Contant

Travel insurance and assistance provider Allianz Global Assistance Canada (AGAC) has appointed Chris Van Kooten as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Van Kooten brings extensive insurance industry experience to his new position, having held executive leadership roles with several Canadian

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Nearly 99% of Canadians do not purchase travel medical insurance for short trips

November 1, 2018 by Jason Contant

Almost 99% of Canadians who take one or two-day trips don’t purchase travel medical insurance, Allianz Global Assistance Canada (AGAC) said recently. Data show less than 1.4% of single trip medical policies purchased through its various distribution channels are for