Downers Grove, IL and Richmond, VA, December 3, 2023 — A&K Travel Group (AKTG), the global lifestyle and travel brand and parent company of , has announced it has selected to offer travel protection products to its valued guests. A&K pioneered luxury travel adventure more than 60 years ago and is today the world’s premier luxury travel company, with an unrivaled legacy of creating memorable, inspiring adventures in more than 100 countries on all seven continents. A&K selected Allianz to provide travel insurance and assistance products based on Allianz’s global network and focus on coverage, service and innovation.
Allianz trip protection includes benefits for covered unexpected cancellations, interruptions, travel delays and missed connections, as well as benefits for unforeseen medical emergencies and baggage issues covered under the plan. Abercrombie & Kent guests can also take advantage of Allianz’s award-winning travel assistance and concierge services.
A&K guests will have access to a custom suite of products that can provide coverage up to 100% of the insured trip cost if insured customers need to cancel or interrupt their trip for a reason covered by their plan.* Additional benefits under the plans include up to $100,000 in coverage for covered medical emergencies, up to $1,000,000 for covered emergency medical transportation costs as well as coverage for lost, delayed or damaged baggage.
“As we continue to roll out our global “One A&K” strategy that connects and synergizes our A&K and Crystal brands across the world, it became apparent that we needed a travel protection partner that shared our dedication to an unparalleled guest experience,” said Cristina Levis, CEO of A&K Travel Group. “Allianz not only provides industry-leading travel protection products and assistance services, but is solidly focused on creating an outstanding customer experience. We’re thrilled to partner with them to offer our guests the coverage, service and peace of mind that leads to a worry-free journey.”
“We are humbled by the opportunity to partner with A&K Travel Group, which has been providing unforgettable journeys for its guests for more than 60 years,” said Tom Trotta, Vice President of Sales and Partnerships at Allianz Partners USA. “We look forward to joining them in their quest to redefine travel and exceed expectations for their valued guests. A&K guests who select our trip protection plans can enjoy their trip knowing that we’re here to protect them from the costs of covered unexpected cancellations, interruptions and delays, as well as other situations covered by their policy.”
A&K guests who select Allianz Travel Insurance will also have access to Allianz’s award-winning TravelSmart™ mobile app. The TravelSmart app includes an Alert Center feature which provides users with location-specific travel alerts, and is the fastest, easiest way to access a travel insurance plan, file and manage a claim, track flights, receive live updates for delays and contact 24-hour travel assistance services with the touch of a button.