News & Press Releases

Allianz Worldwide Partners is now open for business

News & Press Releases 09 - 06 - 17

Leading players in the assistance services sector formally migrate their Allianz Global Assistance Australian arm under their global entity, Allianz Worldwide Partners (AWP). Created in 2014, Allianz Worldwide Partners is a member of the Allianz Group and is a B2B2C business that combines the strength, experience and expertise of Allianz Global Automotive, Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Worldwide Care. As AWP’s business partners continue to expand internationally, they require greater global services and are looking to differentiate their offerings with value-added solutions. Connecting the three household brands under one global organisation will allow AWP to  achieve a wider global network,… Read More

Doctors on Demand signs agreement with Allianz Global Assistance

News & Press Releases 08 - 11 - 16

Doctors on Demand provides patients with a quick and easy platform to consult via video-conferencing appointments or online questionnaires and enables them to have their prescription sent to a pharmacy around the country. Doctors on Demand Director, John Martin said the agreement with AGA was a huge vote of confidence in the company and the future of telehealth in Australia. “Our unique software combines video-conference telehealth appointments and the ability to request a repeat prescription for a long term condition without a face-to-face consult, from the comfort of their home,” he said. “Our aim is to improve access to… Read More

Allianz Global Assistance Partners with Citibank to offer travellers complementary travel insurance

News & Press Releases 24 - 06 - 16

Under the new offering, customers will have the option to secure sought-after cover for pre-existing medical conditions, with no blanket exclusion in place or doctor’s visit required. Instead, AGA will offer customers a quick and easy complementary screening process to assess what cover is needed. Applicable on a range of Premium, Business and Rewards credit cards under the Citi, Diners or Citi Partners branded cards. Commenting on the partnership, Allianz Global Assistance Chief Sales Officer, Brad Smith said, “It is our priority to ensure Australians have peace of mind when travelling. Through our new partnership with Citibank, we’re thrilled to… Read More

Allianz Global Assistance renews Fast Cover Contract

News & Press Releases 15 - 06 - 16

Effective from May, the partnership will continue to provide travellers with 24/7 assistance, fast turnaround times and competitive pricing. Commenting on the contract win, AGA Chief Sales Officer, Brad Smith said, “We’re delighted to confirm we have renewed our contract with Fast Cover – they are an award winning travel insurance specialist with an exceptional commitment to customer service. “AGA recognises that travellers enjoy freedom and flexibility and want the choice to upgrade their travel insurance policies when they need to . The easy to use Fast Cover website streamlines the purchasing process and ensures it’s straight forward to follow.”… Read More

Out with the old in with the new Online Travel Insurance

News & Press Releases 16 - 05 - 14

The new OTI website is edgy, refreshingly different and user-focused with the purpose of connecting end customers with a positive online experience. OTI has been helping Australians in trouble overseas for over 10 years and is a product line of the world’s largest assistance company Allianz Global Assistance. Chief Distribution Office Tony McGarvey says as a product line of Allianz Global Assistance, OTI is a travel insurer supported by a leading assistance provider to focus on giving customers the help they need. “OTI as a product is defined by their youthful adventure seeking customers and to… Read More

Volkswagen Group Australia appoints Allianz Global Assistance as roadside assistance provider

News & Press Releases 03 - 02 - 14

Allianz Global Assistance Chief Executive Officer, John Myler, says Allianz Global Assistance’s international relationship with Volkswagen Group extends across 18 countries and three continents.  “It’s rewarding to know a prestigious company like Volkswagen Group trusts Allianz Global Assistance to represent its brand in the eyes of their customers,” says Mr Myler. “Our focus is on building customer relationships that continue to embrace and enhance all of the brands within the Volkswagen Group. “We are looking forward to working alongside Volkswagen Group Australia and providing their customers with premium roadside assistance services 24 hours a day, seven days… Read More