Domestic and overseas travel insurance cover will be provided by ICICI Lombard to passengers travelling by Air India.
In an exclusive tie-up, ICICI Lombard will issue Group Travel Insurance Policy to Air India Express customers travelling within India and overseas.
Travel insurance cover ensures safety and well-being of customers. Group Travel Insurance cover is an instant online travel policy and it can simultaneously be bought while booking flight tickets on the airline’s website. The travel cover will be issued without any paperwork and travelers will receive immediate confirmation via sms or email. The travel plan will cover:
- Medical Expenses or Hospitalization Expenses
- Personal Accident
- Trip Delay
- Trip Cancellation and interruption
- Loss of Baggage
- Delay of Baggage
- Missed Connecting Flight
- Loss of Passport
Commenting on the tie-up, Executive Director of ICICI Lombard General Insurance, Neelesh Garg, said, “We are committed to delivering unique and convenient risk management solutions to our customers. Our partnership with Air India Express brings together a comprehensive, cost effective travel insurance cover at the time of ticket purchase along with the ease of instant online policy issuance. The product coverage has been carefully designed to meet the needs of Air India Express’ guests and has a convenient claims settlement process.”
ICICI Lombard already has a travel insurance tie-up with Kingfisher Airlines, Jet Airways, Akbar Travels and Ezeego.
Travel insurance plan is extremely important as it covers unpredictable and expenses in case of an emergency. Medical, hospitalisation and other such expenses whether travelling domestically or internationally can put travelers under a huge financial strain. It is always better to insure oneself against any unforeseen circumstances. This is where the need for buying the best travel insurance cover emerges. Travel insurance plans are reasonably priced with high benefits.
According to reports, ICICI Lombard enjoys a 15% share in the overseas travel insurance market which is estimated to be at Rs 400 crore.