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The Kiwi has landed!

9 July 2014

The Kiwi has landed!

International leader in travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance is supporting their 12 year relationship with family owned Aussietravelcover with the launch their new venture Kiwitravelcover into the New Zealand market.

Kiwitravelcover specialises in worldwide travel insurance for New Zealand residents travelling internationally or domestically as well as support for non-residents of New Zealand travelling to and within New Zealand.

Kiwitravelcover General Operations Manager, Shannon Gereaux says having Kiwitravelcover launch in the New Zealand market shows the industry how we are growing as a business and is an excellent way to demonstrate our years of experience.

Kiwitravel General Manager Gavin Gereaux adds Kiwitravelcover is tailored for the travel agency network. In a busy agency the product needs to be easy to read and attractive to the consumer.

“We look forward to building long term relationships with agencies all over New Zealand,” says Mr Gereaux.

The family owned travel insurance company has over 30 years’ experience to help launch Kiwitravelcover into the New Zealand travel industry.

Kiwitravelcover is underwritten and supported by Allianz Global Assistance, one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest travel insurers, and part of the Allianz Group, the largest general insurance company in the world.

Allianz Global Assistance Chief Sales Officer Will Ashcroft says Allianz Global Assistance has built a solid relationship with Aussietravelcover over the last twelve years and it is great for us to see them expanding and growing in the market with Kiwitravelcover.

“Our two companies share the same value in unwavering customer focus and in providing our customers with quality travel insurance,” says Mr Ashcroft.

“We are proud to partner our services with Kiwitravelcover and provide customers with not just travel insurance but fast responses to inquiries with high quality customer service.”

Kiwitravelcover offers competitive premiums, friendly service and many optional extras which can be found on the website

About Kiwitravelcover
Kiwitravelcover has been specifically designed for sales through the Retail Travel Agency. With premiums in the brochure and generous commissions, Kiwitravelcover is giving travel agents a viable travel insurance solution. If your agency would like to find out more call the Kiwitravelcover sales office on 0800 101 007 or email

About Allianz Global Assistance
How can we help?

Allianz Global Assistance is an international leader in assistance, travel insurance and health, life and home care services. Globally, Allianz Global Assistance has more than 13,224 employees who speak 40 different languages and work throughout the world with a network of 400,000 service providers.

Four per cent of the world’s total population, or 250 million people, benefit from our services, which we provide on all five continents. We help someone, somewhere in the world every two seconds.

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