Self-Drive Cars Raise Traveller Concerns
According to the annual Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index, if the “future were now,” travellers would feel safer on a rocket to space than being a passenger in a self-driving or autonomous vehicle.
And with the future fast approaching – as experimental transport... more ›
Stay Tuned For Canada's Biggest Travel Agents' Poll
Today's the big day, Agents' Choice 2017 is on its way to your Inbox – so stay tuned.
The ballots have been counted. The results have been tabulated. The stories have been written. The pages have been designed. And the 18th annual edition of the most comprehensive survey of Canadian travel... more ›
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Summer is here.
And with the Victoria Day weekend just passed, Canadians are putting the finishing touches on their travel plans – and not surprisingly, as the country gears up for its 150th birthday celebrations, Canada is THE hot spot for vacations in 2017.
In fact, a recently released... more ›
There's a popular scene from the TV show The Office when Jim Halpert impersonates Dwight Schrute, leaving him to respond: “Identity theft is not a joke, Jim. Millions of families suffer every year!”
Turns out, that risk runs even higher for those travelling abroad, reports Ann... more ›
Manulife has rolled out its new Manulife Premium Protection Plan, which it describes as travel insurance coverage for trip cancellation, trip interruption, emergency medical, baggage loss and delay and accident insurance.
And said that with the new plan, Canadians can confidently purchase... more ›
Global instability and health concerns are leading Canadians to change their travel plans, according to the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA).
According to a THIA consumer survey, 13% of respondents have altered travel plans because of civil unrest or violent events and 14% of... more ›
As one of the global sponsors for the Paralympian athletes – fresh off a successful competition in Rio – Allianz Global Assistance brought a taste of Brazil to Toronto last night (Oct. 18) at Copa Cabana restaurant.
Along with cocktails and dinner, the evening featured special... more ›
In its latest Vacation Confidence Index, Allianz Travel Insurance found that 86% of Americans “are concerned about terrorist attacks occurring while on vacation in various regions of the world in the future” and that's “prompting many to make major changes to their travel plans.”
The... more ›
Young Travellers Packing Electronics Over Travel Insurance
Canadians look forward to their annual vacations and regardless of the type of trip planned, there are some common items travellers always remember to bring with them.
According to a recent RBC Insurance survey, the top item travellers would never leave home without is their passport (75%),... more ›
Bids Farewell To TIC
November was the month that TIC Travel Insurance Coordinators officially became Allianz Global Assistance in both name and brand. Having completed the transition to Allianz, the fully merged companies welcomed a more international world of opportunity for partners and customers. They sealed the... more ›