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Your guide to becoming travel insurance savvy


Savvy travellers know they need travel insurance. But what is travel insurance exactly, and how does it work? To help you make an informed decision on your travel insurance purchase, we’ve provided transparent, straightforward overviews about what travel insurance is, why you need it, and how it works to protect you before, during, and after your trip.

Feel confident knowing that Allianz Global Assistance is here to assist you in choosing travel insurance that meets your travel needs and budget.

Allianz Global Assistance - Understanding travel insurance

Understanding travel insurance

We break down the basics of travel insurance, with plain language explanations of the main types of coverage available, how it works, and what it does and doesn't cover.

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Allianz Global Assistance - Choosing travel insurance

Choosing travel insurance?

Finding the right travel insurance for your trip is easier than you might think. in this section, we'll guide you through the options available based on the type of traveller you are and the main risks you will want to consider protecting yourself against.

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Allianz Global Assistance - Before your trip

Before your trip

Check out our simple guide to understanding your travel insurance policy wording, a handy pre-trip checklist and an overview of our value-added, free travel assistance mobile app, TripWise. 

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Allianz Global Assistance - On your trip

On your trip

Travel insurance offers more value than simply paying for covered expenses. Learn about the critical assistance services and behind the scenes processes that can make a world of difference if you experience an emergency while travelling.

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Travel insurance does not cover everything. Please refer to the policy wording for full terms and conditions, including limitations and exclusions. Travel insurance is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of The Co-operators Group of Companies and administered by Allianz Global Assistance. Allianz Global Assistance is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency Canada Ltd. Please note that remuneration may be payable to the distributor of this insurance.