Air Canada Vacations Announces COVID-19 Coverage By Allianz For Sun Destinations
Anna Kroupina, Open Jaw
As Air Canada Vacations' Managing Director, Nino Montagnese, hinted during a recent Pink Couch interview with Nina Slawek, the tour operator has announced a COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance.
The plan will be offered at no additional cost to customers booking with ACV and is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine expenses if COVID-19 is contracted while travelling.
The plan will be included in all ACV flight and hotel packages to select destinations in Mexico and in the Caribbean. A full list of applicable destinations is availablehere.
"We're pleased to be the first Canadian tour operator to ensure coverage is in place for emergency medical and quarantine expenses relating to COVID-19 through Allianz Global Assistance and the brokerage firm TW Insurance Services as a part of our vacation packages," Montagnese said.
"Our strategy, in conjunction with Air Canada CleanCare+, has been to be at the forefront of travel safety measures, including through the implementation of our Health and Safety Standards in our Sun destinations. We look forward to continuing to work with Allianz Global Assistance to turn our customers' travel dreams into reality."
All eligible customers who book an Air Canada Vacations package on or after 31AUG, 2020 for travel between 04SEP, 2020 to 30APR, 2021 to applicable destinations will be covered under the COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan.
Administered by Allianz Global Assistance, the COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of the Co-operators group of companies.
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Anna is OJ's newest member and she joins the team as a writer/reporter. She co-writes the daily news and covers events. Although she's new to the industry, pursuing a career path in travel/tourism has been a goal since her first family road trip to the Florida Keys sparked a desire to discover the world and this exhilarating, fast-paced industry.