Opodo lifts off with Mondial Assistance

Mondial Assistance in the UK has signed a new pan-European contract with Opodo, the European online travel agency. Under the latest agreement, Mondial Assistance is delivering online travel insurance and assistance solutions* across France, Germany Italy and the UK, for customers booking flights through Opodo.

As an Appointed Representative of Mondial Assistance**, Opodo will be able to offer visitors a dynamically packaged travel insurance solution within its booking path. Customers will automatically be provided with a comprehensive travel insurance quote which they can select to opt out of before completing the transaction.

Caroline Noble, UK Director of Opodo, comments, “With proven experience in boosting ancillary revenue for many leading travel brands, Mondial Assistance was our first choice. We will be working together to develop a range of insurance products, designed specifically for the needs of our customers. Through this partnership we can provide our customers with highly competitive travel cover, while complying with FSA regulations. Supporting its market leading online travel insurance solutions is a claims management and international medical assistance service, ensuring we can provide travellers with the best level of cover all over the world.”

“Opodo is a major player in the online travel market, so this is a key win for Mondial,” explains Ben Smart Director of Corporate & Travel for Mondial Assistance in the UK. “We are perfectly placed to create a bespoke travel insurance solution for Opodo, available as a fully branded online product. This contract is a significant boost to Mondial Assistance’s overall business strategy, as we continue to focus on the strength and development of our market position.”