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The festivals travellers simply can’t miss in 2017

April 6, 2017 Insurance No Comments

Festivals have quickly become a popular pastime for travellers around the world, and with so many on offer, it can be difficult to decide which ones to attend. … Continue Reading

Southern Cross Travel Insurance announces exemption following electronic travel ban

March 31, 2017 Insurance No Comments

Following the news regarding UK and USA governments banning electronic devices and electrical items from hand luggage, Southern Cross Travel Insurance has announced it will make an exception to the terms and conditions of the TravelCare policy. … Continue Reading

Allianz Global Assistance Launches Innovation Initiatives To Make Claim Payments Faster And More Flexible

March 30, 2017 Insurance No Comments

One of the most frequent complaints that insurance companies hear from customers involves the claims process.  Customers often feel that the process is too cumbersome, rigid and time consuming and doesn’t meet the needs of today’s on-the-go consumer.  … Continue Reading

Leading Travel Insurer Responds To Device Ban

March 28, 2017 Insurance No Comments

As a direct result of the new airline rules in the UK and US regarding electronic devices, 1Cover Travel Insurance has announced it will now cover any electronic devices transported in the cargo hold if they are there because the airline rules require them to be. … Continue Reading

Safety Concerns And Disinterest In On-Shore Destinations Are Top Reasons That More Than One-Third Of Americans Prefer To Stay On Ship During A Cruise

March 28, 2017 Insurance No Comments

While the majority of Americans prefer to spend most, if not all, of their cruise exploring the destinations of call, a surprising 34.3 percent have reported preferring to stay on the ship the entire or majority of the time, according to a new wave season survey* conducted by leading travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance. … Continue Reading

Can travel insurance assist with travel delays caused by the operator?

March 21, 2017 Insurance No Comments

SureSave, a leading provider of travel insurance in the agency channel, is encouraging agents to ensure that travellers understand the cover provided for travel delays – in particular those caused by an operator. … Continue Reading

The Future of International Travel and the Role of Insurance

Shifts in the global environment will continue to impact demand for international medical insurance products and services in the next five years and beyond. … Continue Reading

Danger On The High Seas: 30% Cruising Without Cover

March 8, 2017 Insurance No Comments

A recent study done by 1Cover Travel Insurance has revealed 14 per cent of all Australians have taken a cruise, while a further 23 per cent are keen to in the future. … Continue Reading

Are Australians The World’s Worst Skiiers?

March 1, 2017 Insurance No Comments

Australia is not known for snow and optimal skiing conditions, and especially the desirable, deep powder that Japan is lucky enough to have on its slopes. … Continue Reading

‘Bikepacking’ Is The New Trend Taking Aussie Travellers By Storm

February 24, 2017 Insurance No Comments

Leading provider of assistance services, Allianz Global Assistance (AGA), has revealed that ‘bikepacking’ is the latest trend transforming the wayAussies travel. … Continue Reading

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