MIAMI, FL, September 27, 2019 -- Silversea Cruises Ltd. today announced a new program with Allianz Global Assistance, an award-winning consumer specialty insurance and assistance provider, to offer travel protection to its guests.
Silversea guests who purchase the Allianz travel protection program for their cruise may be eligible to receive benefits that include reimbursement for covered trip cancellations and interruptions. In the event of a covered medical emergency, guests may also have access to 24/7 travel assistance and primary emergency medical coverage as well as emergency medical transportation coverage. Travel delays and baggage issues may also be covered and are eligible for Allianz’s "no receipts" fixed payments.
"It is essential that Silversea continues to build strong relationships with service providers that are aligned with our core value of providing exceptional customer service and innovative products," said Mark Conroy, Silversea's Managing Director for the Americas. "Our collaboration with Allianz Global Assistance offers our guests just that with the added comfort of knowing their travel investment may be protected in the event of a covered interruption or cancellation."
"I am pleased to announce this highly anticipated collaboration with Silversea Cruises, a world-renowned and award-winning luxury cruise line," said Mike Nelson, president of Allianz Global Assistance USA and CEO of Global Travel Insurance, Allianz Partners. "Silversea's distinguished travelers can expect to receive the same gold level standard of excellence from Allianz that they have come to expect from Silversea."
Starting October 1, 2019, the Allianz travel protection program which is subject to terms and conditions**, will be available for Silversea guests residing in the U.S. Offerings for guests in other countries may be available at a later date.
Silversea Cruises in which Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio serves as Executive Chairman, is recognized as an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper, Silver Spirit and Silver Muse – all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Cloud, Silversea's itineraries encompass all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both Polar Regions and hundreds of fascinating destinations in between. Silversea is also looking forward to the launch of five new ultra-luxury ships: Silver Moon, Silver Dawn, Silver Origin, and two Evolution-class ships. Browse Silversea's new blog Discover and subscribe to receive the latest content directly into your inbox. Discover more about Silversea at: www.silversea.com.
About Allianz Global Assistance
Allianz Global Assistance is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) serves 40 million customers annually and is best known for its Allianz Travel protection plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance 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.
**Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. 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. 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 Travel Insurance products are distributed by Allianz Global Assistance, a brand of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. 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. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company. Benefits and limits vary by plan. See plan documents for a complete description of the coverage and specific benefit limits offered under your plan.
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