Travel Weekly Readers Choice 2017

Insurance providers

Allianz Global Assistance

Allianz Global Assistance provides insurance to 25 million customers annually. The company is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to a variety of travel insurance plans  including single-trip plans and annual insurance plans at various tiers of coverage  Allianz Global Assistance also provides a wide range of concierge services and assistance services, such as international medical assistance.

Aon Affinity Travel Practice

Aon Affinity's Travel Practice provides custom travel insurance and protection programs for OTAs, cruise lines, tour operators and agents. Its plans include benefits such as trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel delay, emergency medical assistance and evacuation and baggage protection. Aon Affinity is a trade name for Affinity Insurance Services Inc. Aon Affinity combines the knowledge of affinity program management with the resources of a global company.

Generali Global Assistance

CSA Travel Protection was rebranded to Generali Global Assistance this year under parent company Generali Group. Generali Global Assistance is a division of Europ Assistance Group, founded in 1963. The company offers several tiered travel insurance plans as well as a variety of services, such as  24-hour emergency assistance, concierge service, identity theft resolution and more.

Travel Guard

In business for more than 25 years, Travel Guard provides per-trip and annual insurance plans  which carry coverage for things like trip cancellation, interruption, delay, medical expenses and baggage loss  as well as 24/7 concierge assistance. Travel Guard uses a network of service centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia to provide quality travel medical assistance, emergency services, concierge and personal assistance and more.

Travel Insured International

Travel Insured International, founded in 1994, has been offering worldwide travel insurance protection for more than 20 years. Its benefits include emergency assistance and evacuation, trip cancellation and interruption, medical insurance, baggage insurance and more. In addition to its tiered Worldwide Trip Protector plans, Travel Insured International also offers plans for medical coverage outside the U.S.

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