Get to know Allianz Global Assistance
Allianz Global Assistance is one of the largest travel insurance and assistance service providers in Canada with 30+ years of helping individuals and families, leisure travellers and business people prepare for and stay safe during each trip they take.
Whether they need to see a doctor or cancel their trip unexpectedly, Canadian travellers and visitors to Canada alike can rely on us to be there for them when needed.
Key stats include:
- Over 8+ million Canadians supported by our travel assistance services
- 800+ employees dedicated to helping through our Head Office in Kitchener as well as from offices in Cambridge, Montreal and Vancouver
- In-house medical team of licensed physicians and registered nurses
- Over 1.2 million calls received, 322,000 claims processed, and 1,400 repatriations arranged in 2017
Our global reach makes us uniqueAs an affiliate of Allianz Partners, Allianz Global Assistance has an expansive worldwide reach thanks to our operation centres in 44 countries around the globe.
This local presence on a global scale gives us enhanced capabilities to overcome language and cultural barriers when managing a patient’s care with a foreign medical provider. It also allows us to arrange billing more easily in situations where the hospital would otherwise require the patient to pay upfront prior to leaving the facility.