Avantstay Offers Trip Protection from Allianz Partners

Richmond, VA, & Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 2022 AvantStay, the premier hospitality platform transforming short-term rentals for the way people travel and invest today, has selected Allianz Partners to protect its customers with trip cancellation and trip interruption coverage and 24/7 travel assistance. For peace of mind while traveling, AvantStay’s guests will have access to Allianz Travel Insurance for trip cancellations and interruptions and to Allianz’s award-winning travel assistance services when questions arise.

“We are dedicated to making every stay as memorable and care-free as possible as we continue to lead the charge in reinventing hospitality for group travel and vacation rentals,” said Sean Breuner, Chief Executive Officer & Founder of AvantStay. “With the constantly changing travel landscape, our partnership with Allianz Partners is just one more way that we offer our guests peace of mind for their trip, knowing they can be protected from certain unexpected events that could impact their trip.”

“We’re pleased to offer our travel protection products to the travelers staying at AvantStay’s diverse portfolio of 1,500 vacation rental properties across more than 100 destinations,” said Tom Trotta, Vice President of Sales at Allianz Partners USA. “AvantStay customers who opt in for travel protection can enjoy their trip knowing that we’re here 24/7 to help navigate most travel-related mishaps and make every stay even more enjoyable.”

“Our guests will be able to book their stays with us worry-free with the added benefit of Allianz Travel Insurance integrated seamlessly onto our booking platform. Just as we use technology to provide guests a customized experience during their stay, we will continue to leverage technology to ensure a curated, thoughtful experience to meet every guest’s needs before and after their stay as well,” said Reuben Doetsch, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of AvantStay.

Trip cancellation and interruption coverage from Allianz Partners can include up to 25 different covered reasons that may cause an AvantStay guest to cancel or interrupt their trip, such as an unexpected illness or injury, a mandatory individually-ordered quarantine due to an epidemic-related illness* and hurricane warnings or mandatory evacuations at the destination, among other covered reasons.**

AvantStay customers who purchase Allianz Travel Insurance will have access to Allianz’s award-winning TravelSmart™ mobile app. The app includes an Alert Center feature which provides users with location-specific travel alerts. The TravelSmart™ mobile app is the fastest, easiest way to access a travel insurance plan, file and manage a claim, track flights, receive live updates for delays and easily contact 24-hour travel assistance services.

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About AvantStay 

AvantStay is the best way to travel for groups, offering a diverse portfolio of 1,500+ premier vacation rental properties across 100+ destinations. As the next generation hospitality platform redefining the way in which people travel and invest, AvantStay delivers a highly curated experience customized to guests' needs, using a proprietary tech platform to power bookings, seamlessly operationalize in-field and remote management, and activate authentic and elevated consumer touch points. In 2019, AvantStay became one of the initial twelve partners of Homes & Villas by Marriott International, and currently offers distribution on more than 65 OTAs. AvantStay was founded by experienced real estate and technology entrepreneurs Sean Breuner and Reuben Doetsch.

For more information on AvantStay, please visit: www.avantstay.com. 


About Allianz Partners
Allianz Partners (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, the company offers Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans and served millions of customers last year. In addition to travel insurance, the company offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.

*For plans that include the Epidemic Coverage Endorsement (not available in all states or in all plans). While the new Epidemic Coverage Endorsement adds certain covered reasons that apply to specific epidemic-related situations, products otherwise generally do not cover claims due to known, foreseeable, or expected events, epidemics, government prohibitions, warnings, or travel advisories, or fear of travel, and coverage can vary by state. Please see our Coverage Alert for information about other temporary accommodations that may be available. Benefits for quarantines only apply when an eligible traveler is specifically named and individually ordered to quarantine by order or official directive of a government, public regulatory authority, or the captain of a commercial vessel on which that eligible traveler is booked to travel during the covered trip, based on that eligible traveler’s exposure to COVID-19. The benefit does not cover travel restrictions (whether or not they are referred to as “quarantine”) that apply generally or broadly (a) to some segment or all of a population, geographical area, building, or vessel (including without limitation shelter-in-place, stay-at-home, safer-at-home, or other similar restriction), or (b) based on to, from, or through where the person is traveling. Coverage may not cover the full cost of your quarantine and is subject to applicable benefit limits. See your plan for details.

** For Allianz Partners USA products offered and sold in the U.S.: Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. Availability of Epidemic Coverage Endorsement, including specific benefits and covered reasons described here, varies by product and by state. Products may not include all benefits or covered reasons described here. All benefits are subject to maximum limits of liability, which may in some cases be subject to sublimits and daily maximums. Benefits and limits vary by plan. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your specific plan, carefully review your plan’s Letter of Confirmation/Declarations and Certificate of Insurance/Policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101‐C series or 101‐P series, depending on state of residence. A+ (Superior) and A (Excellent) are the 2nd and 3rd highest, respectively, of A.M. Best’s 13 Financial Strength Ratings. Except as otherwise specified, AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance is the licensed producer and administrator of Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans in the U.S. and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Allianz Global Assistance and TravelSmart are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between Allianz Global Assistance and Jefferson Insurance Company. Plans include insurance and assistance services. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by Allianz Global Assistance.