Sports Tourism Increases Boosts Travel Insurance Sales

I just got back from a month-long European trip where my focus was on sports tourism. I went to 7 soccer games across 6 countries in 5 leagues. It’s no secret I am a massive sports fan. I have traveled all over the globe to attend the biggest sporting events across most sports. For years […]

2022 Summer Vacation Spending Close to Record $200 Billion

If you’ve traveled at all this summer, the fact that Americans are spending more on their summer vacations than ever before probably won’t shock you. Given how expensive airfare is and how packed airports and planes are this was bound to happen. But the actual dollar figure is shocking. The 14th annual Allianz Travel Insurance […]

SmartBenefits

Travel is an amazing thing but travel can also be stressful. Delays happen, sadly more frequently than we’d all wish. Delays inevitably cause added expenses such as food, hotels and other unforeseen costs. Luckily, Allianz Travel Insurance offers a product called SmartBenefits. SmartBenefits are a suite of special travel-delay and baggage-delay benefits available with certain plans […]

Allianz Has Added Epidemic Coverage to Certain Annual Plans

I’ve long held travel insurance annual plans from Allianz Partners. They’ve been incredibly helpful for me in the few times I’ve needed to file a claim. They’ve recently added epidemic coverage to certain annual plans and will soon launch a campaign by top travel influencers to educate consumers about these products.  Following the March 2021 […]

2020 Spring Break Travel Soars Stateside and Beyond

Americans taking US Spring Break trips increased 24% over the past year, with an 18% increase in international getaways, according to Allianz Global Assistance’s Top 10 Spring Break Destinations survey. Allianz Travel Insurance analyzed more than 2.7 million flight itineraries* for trips between five and eight days in length and found that for the fourth […]

Does Your Valentine’s Day Include a Baecation?

Valentine’s Day travel is up 22% over last year according to Allianz Global Assistance’s latest survey, which found that New York City and Cancun are the most popular domestic and international destinations for romantic holiday weekend getaways or Baecation’s. As I always say, nothing says romance like dirty water dogs or tequila shots! Allianz Global […]

Who’s Covered By My Travel Insurance Benefits?

Are the benefits listed in my travel insurance plan just for me? Or do they cover everyone traveling with me? Are the maximum benefit limits per person? Or for everyone insured on the same plan? What does travel insurance cover if I’m paying for everyone on a family trip? Should I put the whole family […]

Travel Insurance vs Travel Health Insurance: What’s the Difference?

Here is an article from the Allianz Travel Insurance blog. I though it was perfect to repost because it’s a question I get asked a lot about as a global ambassador. So please do have a read for some good information. We often see the terms “travel insurance” and “travel health insurance” used interchangeably. They […]

My First Travel Insurance Claim

After 7 years of having an annual travel insurance plan with Allianz Travel Insurance, I finally used it for the first time. Filing my first travel insurance claim was so easy to do and getting it approved and paid out was equally as easy. The whole thing was streamlined; the email communications were excellent; the […]

Why I Use Allianz Travel Insurance Over Others

I’ve been working with Allianz Travel Insurance for the last 6 years or so as a global ambassador. That said, many people have asked me why I use Allianz Travel Insurance over others. That is a really fair question because there are so many options out there. I generally start by stating why you need […]

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