Porter names Allianz Global Assistance as its new travel insurance provider

Porter names Allianz Global Assistance as its new travel insurance provider

TORONTO — Porter Airlines has announced Allianz Global Assistance as its new travel insurance provider, giving customers access to a variety of insurance products.

As a result of the new partnership, the new travel insurance plans can be included at the time of booking flights or Porter Escape vacation packages. Available plans may also be purchased after booking, through the Porter website or Allianz’ call centre.

There are three categories of products: Trip Cancellation Insurance, Emergency Travel Medical Insurance, and All-Inclusive Insurance. Porter customers have access to Allianz emergency assistance claims expertise and inquiry support through their pre-trip planning.

Said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines: “We’re giving Porter customers more insurance options so they can feel comfortable and prepared for their unique travel needs. Porter and Allianz are prepared to provide quality customer support for those looking to add these policies to their purchases.”

Lisa Callaghan, chief product & underwriting officer, Allianz Global Assistance, added: “We’re thrilled to partner with Porter Airlines and offer their customers additional peace of mind before and after takeoff. We’re here to help Porter customers secure the right protection, through the right products, for their individual needs.”

For more information go to www.flyporter.com.