Allianz Global Assistance UK Signs Virgin Holidays and Travel City Direct as Appointed Representatives

The launch sees the release of nine travel insurance products including single trip and annual multi-trip policies for families or individuals, winter sports and cruise cover, under the Virgin Holidays and Travel City Direct brands. Customers will have the option to extend their cover to include additional extras such as adventure activities and wedding cover.

Lee Taylor, Chief Sales Officer of Allianz Global Assistance in the UK, comments:  “This latest development builds on our already successful working relationship with Virgin Holidays; we are really excited to assign them as an Appointed Representative of Allianz Global Assistance UK. Customers now have a convenient travel insurance solution, enabling them to purchase cover alongside their holiday booking and giving them peace of mind as they countdown to their dream trip.”

In addition, both Virgin Holidays and Travel City Direct travel insurance products will be available for purchase online via dedicated white labelled websites. “We are passionate about creating and delivering bespoke insurance solutions for the travel sector, whilst ensuring that a focus on customer service excellence is not compromised.  Virgin Holidays is therefore a perfect partner for Allianz Global Assistance UK,” concludes Lee Taylor.  

Mark Anderson, Customer and Sales Director at Virgin Holidays adds: “The ability to offer travel insurance alongside the holidays we sell has been something that our customers have sought from us for some time. We’re really pleased to achieve Appointed Representative status, and this a fantastic addition to the range of benefits we already offer our customers - reflecting our own commitment to creating bespoke, differentiated and innovative products.”