Allianz bolsters European offering

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Insurer Allianz Partners UK has announced a new partnership with UK independent travel agent Hays Travel. The partnership, which aims to allow Allianz to enhance its European travel offering, was secured ‘based on the strong tender response of Allianz Partners to the services required by Hays Travel’, according to the insurer.

Hays’ customers will now have access to a multi-tier product offered by Allianz Partners UK, with underwriting, claims and medical assistance services being provided by Rush Insurance Ltd. The product will offer flexibility with an excess option when purchasing cover for pre-existing medical conditions.

“Hays Travel is a great addition to our travel portfolio,” Lee Taylor, Chief Sales Officer at Allianz Partners UK said. “This contract offers us a long-term partnership with an established, prominent player in the independent travel agent market, expanding our footprint within the traditional travel sector.

Jeff Rush, Chief Executive of Rush Insurance, added: “We are delighted to welcome the strength of Allianz Partners’ global support into this relationship and look forward to enhancing our already strong partnership with Hays Travel to support our joint conversion growth and enhanced service level strategies.”