Cover-‐More Group Limited (ASX:CVO) today announced their new partnership with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) in New Zealand.
Cover-‐More will provide specialised travel insurance and assistance services for IAG brands, including AMI Insurance, State Insurance and NZI.
Cover-‐More New Zealand CEO, Bruce Morrison, said he was delighted to be working with IAG to deliver
Cover-‐More’s dedicated travel insurance and assistance services to IAG customers.
“Our new business partnership with IAG firmly establishes Cover-‐More as the predominant travel insurer and assistance provider in New Zealand,” Mr Morrison said.
“We are thrilled to provide our specialist travel insurance products and unique medical assistance services to IAG’s customers throughout New Zealand. Our medical assistance services are delivered by a team of expert doctors and nurses to provide industry-‐leading assistance to our customers no matter where they are in the world, and often when they are in the most dire circumstances.”
Cover-‐More and IAG will work in partnership to provide additional travel insurance and assistance services to IAG business partners, including products, sales, claims services and international medical assistance for IAG customers.
IAG New Zealand General Manager of Direct Insurance, Craig Olsen, said IAG selected Cover-‐More as a result of the group’s specialisation, comprehensive product range and skill set.
“This partnership will ensure IAG customers are provided with the most compelling travel insurance products possible supported by leading digital solutions,” Mr Olsen said.
“After a competitive tender process we found Cover-‐More provided the best range of benefits for our customers and we are pleased to confirm them as our travel insurance partner.”
The Cover-‐More and IAG partnership will take effect from mid December 2014.
Cover-‐More is also the dedicated travel insurance and assistance provider for Flight Centre, Air New Zealand and FMG, among others.