Allianz Global Assistance USA is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operations centers in 28 countries. It insures 13 million customers and is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans.

In addition to travel insurance, AGA offers event ticket protection and unique services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

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How to choose the right travel insurance for your next vacation

It's going to be a big year for travel insurance. Really big. A survey by the travel-insurance-comparison site Squaremouth predicts 24 percent more travelers will insure their international trips in 2019 than last year. Generali, the travel insurance company, says travelers spent an average of $139 per trip on insurance in 2018, unchanged from the previous year. So do you have your travel insurance picked out already? "The right insurance policy will protect you from unexpected issues that…

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Understanding the differences between travel insurance policies

You wouldn’t travel without a passport or airplane ticket, but many of us happily jet off on a holiday without any travel insurance. Buying the right travel insurance policy for yourself and dependent loved ones can be the best travel decision you will ever make. Before a trip, make sure to ask yourself, “What if I fall sick or lose my luggage?”“Suppose I crash the car I hire, can I pay for my medical treatment or the cost of excess on the vehicle?” While we don’t expect any misfortune to…

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  • Tony - I'll have someone contact you about becoming a partner. Thanks for your interest in Allianz.

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    So congratulations to Maggie Downs of Palm Springs, California, who will shortly be receiving a Kindle Fire. We were impressed and moved by her account, which is now published in the Tripatini blog at this link

    We'd like to thank everyone who participated; they will be receiving a surprise gift in appreciation.

    Best regards to all!

  • Our "Travel Insurance (would've) saved the day" contest is now closed as of midnight US Eastern Time. Thanks to all for participating, and stay tuned for the winner announcement!

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