Air Canada Vacations is now offering customers a
COVID19 Coverage and Assistance Plan at no additional cost.
The plan, administered by Allianz Global
Assistance, is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine
expenses if COVID19 is contracted whilst travelling.
Aimed at providing travellers with greater
confidence to book their next dream vacation, the plan will be
included in all flight and hotel Air Canada Vacations packages to
select destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean at no extra cost.
Nino Montagnese, Managing
Director at Air Canada Vacations, said,
"We're pleased to be the first Canadian tour operator to ensure
coverage is in place for emergency medical and quarantine expenses
relating to COVID19 through Allianz Global Assistance and the
brokerage firm TW Insurance Services as a part of our vacation
packages. 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."
customers who book an Air Canada Vacations package on or after
31 August 2020 for travel between 4 September 2020 to 30 April
2021 to applicable destinations will be covered under the COVID19
Coverage and Assistance Plan.
Administered by Allianz
Global Assistance, the COVID19 Coverage and Assistance Plan is
underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of the
Co-operators group of companies.
"As Canadians look
forward to travelling again, safety while abroad is top of mind
for travellers more than ever before," said Chris Van Kooten,
Chief Executive Officer at Allianz Global Assistance. "Air Canada
Vacations' customers can once again travel with confidence and
enjoy their holiday to the fullest with peace of mind about
COVID19 related medical emergencies."