RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - Allianz Global Assistance, a leader in travel insurance and assistance, has been selected by priceline.com, one of the world's leading providers of travel and related services, as its supplier of travel insurance on priceline.com and the Priceline Partner Network. Allianz products are available to consumers booking flights, hotels and rental cars on these platforms.
"We're pleased to be able to offer our customers the insurance products and award-winning service available from Allianz Travel Insurance," said Ben Harrell, Senior Vice President at priceline.com. "Allianz empowers customers who want to protect their travel investment and obtain valuable coverage for medical emergencies and more, as well as 24/7 travel assistance."
Travel insurance products* from Allianz Global Assistance provide consumers with coverage for trip cancellation and interruption, medical and dental emergencies, travel delays, lost, stolen or delayed baggage and access to a 24-hour travel assistance hotline.
"We're thrilled that priceline.com has selected us as their travel insurance provider on priceline.com and the Priceline Partner Network," said Mike Nelson, CEO, Global Travel Insurance and Americas at Allianz Worldwide Partners. "We believe that our dedication to developing the best products, service and technology will greatly benefit priceline.com and its customers."
Allianz Global Assistance USA
Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company), part of Allianz Worldwide Partners, is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. We provide insurance to 21 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies. To learn more please visit www.allianzworldwidepartners.com/usa
* - Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Specific benefits and limits of coverage vary depending on the plan purchased. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your plan's Letter of Confirmation/Declarations and Certificate of Insurance/Policy. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on state of residence. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company. Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.