News, information and insights for and about travellers

Here you will find our latest press releases.
Dan Keon
Vice President, Market Management
Email: 
Dan.Keon@allianz-assistance.ca

10/15/2020

Allianz Global Assistance announced the launch of its COVID-19 Insurance and Assistance Plan, which is offered through Allianz Global Assistance’s national distribution network of over 9,000 travel agency and insurance broker partners.

02/25/2020

Just in time for March Break, a recent study shows that, when it comes to travel pet peeves, what irks customarily polite Canadians more than anything else is “rudeness.”

02/05/2020

Canadians are taking unnecessary risks when it comes to protecting themselves on vacation.

01/15/2020

Four in 10 Canadians said they would lie about connectivity to avoid checking in at work while on vacation.

03/12/2019

As winter is setting in across Canada and the busy travel season begins, it appears half of Canadians will be spending it at home.

08/29/2019

With Hurricane Dorian approaching south-central Florida this weekend, Canadians should know what to do if their vacation destination is hit by a natural disaster.

08/21/2019

One of the big trends in travel among Canadians is multi-generational vacations trips involving two or three generations. But are Canadian families adequately prepared?

07/09/2019

With hurricane season officially upon us, Canadians should know what to do if their vacation destination is hit by a natural disaster or political unrest. 

06/06/2019
 
Being prepared and aware of the stress can help mitigate potential health problems.
04/24/2019
 
Renting a scooter or taking a scuba lesson while on vacation are popular activities and often done on the spur of the moment, but an injury sustained while participating without the appropriate licensing or certification may not be covered by travel insurance, resulting in unforeseen medical bills.
03/28/2019
 
  • 2018 revenues: 8.616 billion euros (+1.8% vs. 2017 / +5.2% at constant rate)
  • Operating profit: 566 million euros (+39.4% vs. 2017 / +48.5% at constant rate)
03/19/2019
 
Preferred partnership now in effect to provide Virtuoso clients in Canada with travel insurance protections and 24/7 assistance services from a global leader.
03/07/2019

Women travelling solo on the rise – Allianz Global Assistance Canada offers some advice.

03/05/2019

Unexpected costs beyond medical care could be financially devastating without travel insurance.

01/29/2019

Half of Millennial travellers also admit to posting better-than-reality photos of their vacation.
 

01/08/2019

Canadians are booking their vacations further out than many in the industry may assume, and many are doing a lot of the work on their own.