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.
Starting October 1, 2019, the Allianz travel protection program will be available for Silversea guests residing in the U.S. Offerings for guests in other countries may be available at a later date.
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 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.
This story originally appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.