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    Mitsubishi Launches MOT Protection Programme

    21/08/2014

    Allianz Global Assistance protects Mitsubishi Motors in the UK Approved Used Car customers against MOT repairs
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    Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has developed an exclusive MOT Protection product designed to complement the existing Mitsubishi Approved Used Cars programme. This new added-value benefit provides customers with MOT Protection cover for up to £750 on a wide range of repairs, should their car fail its MOT.

     
     
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    1 in 3 Holidaymakers Could be Turned Away from European Hospitals

    08/08/2014

    Because they don’t carry a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

    “Don’t Get Caught Out” Warns Allianz Global Assistance

    A recent survey by Allianz Global Assistance reveals that 1 in 3 UK holidaymakers, don’t travel with a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which entitles them to reduced or free medical care in the European Economic Area (EEC). Travelling without an EHIC could see UK holidaymakers stuck with hefty medical costs, if they fall ill or have an accident.

     
     
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    Last Minute Travel Insurance Could Cost You Dear

    08/08/2014

    “Protect Yourself Against An Unexpected Cancellation” Warns international travel assistance and medical expert Allianz Global Assistance

    • Over 90% of travel insurance ‘cancellation’ claims are because of the death, serious injury or serious illness of the policyholder or their travel companion, family member or business associate
    • Jury service or court witness, burglary/serious damage to home and redundancy account for the remaining 10% of travel insurance cancellation claims
    • 1 in 5 people purchase travel insurance ‘shortly’ before going on holiday

     
     
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    It's Official: Brits are Obsessed with the Weather

    07/08/2014

    #HELPME - A unique overview of the most widely discussed travel-related topics by internet users in 11 countries*

    • The UK is the only country that features ‘climate conditions’ in its top ten of most discussed topics
    • The top three most popular topics on a global level are: air transport, looking for a travel companion, and cruises. Economic concerns also feature, with lots of discussions on bargain travel, camping and loyalty programmes.
    • In Europe, travellers also discuss travel agents, rights and laws abroad, and advice on travelling with children.
    • In the UK, travellers love their travel equipment and are great brand ambassadors by promoting this on forums.

     
     
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    Going Where the Sea is Blue?

    07/08/2014

    Allianz Global Assistance UK reminds homeowners to prepare their home before heading off on holiday.

    The summer holidays are just around the corner, and for many people this signals an overdue break from work and their everyday routine. Those who will be leaving their home to go abroad or visit friends and family in the UK will understandably be focusing on packing their bags and organising their trip, but Allianz Global Assistance UK warns home owners of the importance of preparing their home too.

     

     
     
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    52% of Families Anxious About Caring for Elderly Relatives

    07/08/2014

    Allianz Global Assistance and Yecco investigate attitudes towards caring for an aging population.

    • Balancing work and home pressures the biggest concern for those who would have to provide care for an elderly relative (26%)
    • Financial implications of caring for an elderly relative the second biggest concern (20%)
    • 58% of people surveyed hadn’t talked to their immediate family members about what they would do in the event of an elderly relative needing care
    • Only 15%  of people would turn to extended family members for help in caring for a relative
    • 48% of people expressed an interest in receiving an Elderly Emergency Care policy as an employee benefit

     
     
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    Allianz Global Assistance Invests in Roadside Technician Training

    07/08/2014

    Working with the IMI to enhance the quality of its roadside assistance network.

    Allianz Global Assistance in the UK is investing in a new rolling three-year Continuous Development Programme for all of its Roadside Technicians. By working closely with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), Allianz Global Assistance’s new modular training promotes best practice.

     
     
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    The Allianz Global Assistance Travel Guide to the World Cup 2014

    07/08/2014

    In two months the 2014 World Cup will kick off in Brazil, with more than 600,000 tourists expected to attend*. For football fans planning to head off to watch the big games, Allianz Global Assistance is offering some practical but essential tips to ensure that their visit is as worry-free and as enjoyable as possible.

     
     
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    Allianz Global Assistance UK Appoints New Corporate & Travel Account Manager

    01/04/2014

    Allianz Global Assistance has appointed Jenny Taylor as a new Corporate and Travel Account Manager.  Jenny will be specifically responsible for the UK travel insurance products that it provides to its travel insurance client easyJet.

     
     
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    Allianz Global Assistance Signs New Partnership with STA Travel

    17/03/2014

    Delivering quality travel insurance for student market
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    Allianz Global Assistance in the UK, makes its entry into the student market through its new partnership with STA Travel, the student and youth travel specialist which is celebrating its 35th birthday this year.  Under the new agreement, Allianz Global Assistance is providing travel insurance designed specifically for younger travellers and students.  Selected by STA Travel as part of a global tender, Allianz Global Assistance has become a strategic partner, expanding STA’s customer offering

     
     

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