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Allianz Global Assistance Partners With LBF Travel

Allianz Global Assistance, a leading provider of travel and consumer specialty insurance, have announced that it has launched a partnership with San Diego-based LBF Travel to provide travel insurance to LBF Travel customers. LBF Travel is a leading global travel agency that operates both call centers and consumer-direct websites staffed by more than 450 travel professionals. LBF Travel will offer Allianz Travel Insurance products* to consumers booking travel through its 10 direct-to-consumer websites, including SmartFares, Travelation and HotelWiz.

"LBF Travel is committed to providing the best possible value and experience to our customers and this partnership with Allianz Global Assistance will help protect travelers both before and during their trip," said Peter C. Harders, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at LBF Travel. "Now when our customers opt to protect their trip by purchasing an Allianz Travel Insurance policy, they can rest easy knowing they're covered if they have to cancel their trip for a covered reason, or need assistance with medical emergencies, travel delays, luggage issues and more."

Allianz Travel Insurance products will be integrated into the booking paths for LBF Travel offers for Flights, Hotels, Rental Cars and Vacations. Allianz Global Assistance uses a dynamic optimization platform to deliver real-time travel insurance offers that are specifically tailored to the customer and their trip.

"We are proud to partner with LBF Travel to provide their customers with our industry leading travel insurance products and award winning customer service," said Mike Nelson, CEO of Allianz Global Assistance USA. "With 13,000 employees in 34 countries, Allianz Global Assistance has the resources to assist LBF Travel's customers wherever they are and whenever they need us."

* - Terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions apply to all plans. All plans not available in all states. For a complete description of the coverage offered under your plan, carefully review your plan documentation, including your letter of confirmation and certificate of insurance or policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, Ill), 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" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on the insured's state. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage because of the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.

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