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Travel insurance comparison welcomes STA Travel

Travel insurance comparison welcomes STA Travel

New Zealand travel insurance comparison website, is pleased to announce STA Travel as the latest insurer to be added to its panel.

Natalie Ball, Director, said:

“We’re delighted to be partnering with STA Travel. This addition to our comparison means our customers have a wider selection of policies to compare, allowing them to find the right cover for their trip.”

“We’ve seen a big increase in Kiwi’s turning to comparisons, not only for the money savings when comparing quotes, but also for the convenience.”

“We live and breathe travel insurance and put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Providing them with an easy-to use website sees them come back to us time and time again.”

Anna Henwood, Online Manager, STA Travel said:

“We’ve found comparisons websites to be a very successful platform for us for airfares, so we are looking forward to replicating this success with our comprehensive travel insurance offering.”

About STA Travel

STA Travel is the largest student and youth travel company in the world and are widely acknowledged for ensuring travel is affordable for the young, and young at heart.

Their policies cover $10 million overseas medical and dental cover, 24-hour emergency assistance, emergency transport and accommodation costs, cancellation, and luggage, should it be lost, damaged, stolen or delayed.

STA Travel policies are issued and managed by AGA Assistance Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177 (Incorporated in Australia) trading as Allianz Global Assistance and is underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited ABN 15 000 122 850 (Incorporated in Australia) trading as Allianz New Zealand. STA Travel (NZ) Limited Company No. 296025 arranges this insurance as an agent of Allianz Global Assistance.

Travel Insurance Panel

Whilst you don’t get a comparison of all providers in the market, the Compare Travel Insurance site compares a vast range of basic and comprehensive policies. Their site is suitable for singles, families, backpackers, skiers and seniors, offering cover for all destinations and trip lengths. The site currently compares the following travel insurance brands 1Cover, American Express, Compass Travel Insurance, DUinsure and STA Travel. Comparisons are default ranked according to price and users have the ability to sort by popular cover levels.

The website owners are actively looking for more travel insurance companies to add to the list. Watch this space for more insurers added to the panel in the coming weeks.

About is New Zealand’s leading comparison site solely focussed on travel insurance. is owned and operated by CoverDirect NZ Limited (INC 3526051) and the quote engine is powered by 'Compare Insurance’.

Their comparison provides unbiased travel insurance information making it easy to compare travel insurance quotes, policies and levels of cover in a few simple steps. Best of all, their service is free! Their quote engine will provide you with the same great price that you will get by going direct to the insurers site.


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