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Allianz Travel Insurer Provides Virtual Emergency Room

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Allianz Travel Insurer Provides Virtual Emergency Room

Consumers who purchase a travel insurance policy are provided with a hotline they can access anytime from anywhere in the world. Last year, the highly-respected travel insurer Allianz Global Assistance received some 56,000 inbound calls, ranging from concierge-type requests for things such as help in finding a destination guide to serious medical issues requiring evacuation. As you can see, not every hotline call is a medical emergency. Even so, the medical piece of insurance is crucial, and many of the calls Allianz receives are of a medical nature. When a medical case file is opened, an...

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Need Travel Insurance

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Need Travel Insurance Have you ever asked yourself, ‘Do I need travel insurance?’. You probably have, and with good reason. Insuring your trip in the case of unforeseen events is one of the best ways to help make sure it isn’t spoiled by unplanned—and costly—expenses, such as medical emergencies, flight cancellations, emergency accommodations, and vehicle accidents, to name just a few. Here are some of the many benefits of having travel insurance: 1. Sometimes trips have to be canceled. Life can be unpredictable. In the event that your trip needs to be canceled, having...

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