Allianz Global Assistance announced the launch of new, enhanced assistance capabilities - Virtual Care services and a new online Claims Portal – which aim to elevate the end-to-end customer journey.


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.


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.”


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


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


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


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.


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?


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. 

Being prepared and aware of the stress can help mitigate potential health problems.
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.
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Women travelling solo on the rise – Allianz Global Assistance Canada offers some advice.


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


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


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.

Julia Koene
Corporate Communications