RICHMOND, VA, January 26, 2021 — Allianz Partners, a leading travel insurance and assistance company, and SmartNomad, a digital travel concierge that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and human experts to plan and book great travel itineraries, have announced that SmartNomad has selected Allianz as its travel insurance partner. SmartNomad customers will have access to Allianz’s industry leading travel insurance products and award-winning 24/7 customer service and travel assistance for domestic and international flights, lodging and car rentals. Allianz Travel Insurance products will offer protection against financial losses caused by covered trip cancellations and interruptions and medical emergencies.
“SmartNomad eliminates the time consuming parts of planning, booking, budgeting and managing trips, so that our customers can spend their time enjoying the experience,” said Abhishek Anand, CEO of SmartNomad. “Our partnership with Allianz Travel Insurance provides our customers with the confidence of knowing that their travel investment is protected if an unexpected event causes them to cancel or interrupt their trip for a reason covered their policy.”
“SmartNomad has developed a unique and innovative way to plan and book travel,” said Tom Trotta, Vice President, Sales & Partnerships at Allianz Partners USA. “We’re pleased to partner with them to provide our excellent travel insurance products and services to their valued customers.”
SmartNomad customers can visit its website or download its mobile app to plan and book trips and view travel insurance offers. The company’s one-click booking engine creates intelligent & personalized itineraries, that match the preferences and interests of its customers with the very best any destination has to offer.
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About Allianz Partners
Allianz Partners (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, the company offers Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans and serves millions of customers each year. In addition to travel insurance, the company 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. Benefits and limits vary by plan. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your specific 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. AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance is the licensed producer and administrator of Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans in the U.S. and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Allianz Global Assistance, TravelSmart, and AgentSmart are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between Allianz Global Assistance and Jefferson Insurance Company. Plans include insurance and assistance services. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by Allianz Global Assistance. SmartBenefits proactive payments and “no receipts” payments available only on certain plans. For plans that include proactive payments: when you opt in and provide flight information, Allianz Global Assistance will monitor flights and send flight status and benefit alerts, including alerts about flight delays that qualify for automated travel delay payments. Standard message/data rates apply to SMS alerts. Automated claims and payment system availability is not guaranteed and is subject to our sole discretion. All claims subject to policy terms, conditions, and exclusions.