Aug 15, 2017

Travel Tips, Guides & Advice

Wherever you go in the world, Allianz Global Assistance is there with you. Our researchers have compiled a library of travel articles to help you pack smart, travel safely and stay healthy. Remember that the best way to assure a successful trip is to buy travel insurance. Allianz Global Assistance can protect your well-being and your travel investment, and help is always just a phone call away.

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Trip Cancellation Claim Checklist

You were planning to get away, maybe even on an exotic adventure, and then...More »

Airport Terminology

Frequent flyers are used to hearing a mixture of euphemisms, slang and...More »

How to Compare Travel Insurance and Pick the Perfect Plan

Here’s the quick and easy way to compare travel insurance: Just answer these...More »

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Is travel insurance right for you? Hundreds of millions of travelers ask themselves this question each year. More »

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Renting a car is expensive, so many people are tempted to skip...More »

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If you're looking to whisk your sweetheart away for an extraordinary adventure...More »


Planning a bucket-list trip? Our Destination Guides may come in handy...More »


Not having a passport can be a roadblock to getaways...More »

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Traveling is the best thing you can do but let’s face it; travel can be a real pain sometimes. Air travel can be cramped, long, exhausting...More »

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These wedding travel tips cover everything from guest etiquette to honeymoon advice. More »

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Whether you prefer luxury cruises or Alpine trekking, here's some travel advice specifically for seasoned travelers. More »

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A prepared traveler is a wise traveler. Think ahead before taking your next trip. More »

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The Travel experience is better with good eats. Check out what's cookin'. More »

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Planning to hit the highway? Our Road Trips section will help guide your journey. More »

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Sunscreen anyone? Before you hit the beach, we've got you covered. More »

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Pack wisely, stay safe and have adventures you'll remember for a lifetime. Check out these tips for student travel. More »

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Whether you're traveling with toddlers or teens, we'll help you plan your next family vacation. More »

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We'll try to make your next flight better with our tips for packing, getting through security and staying healthy. More »


Discover the reasons you may need travel insurance for your next adventure. More »


Whether you are hitting the bunny slopes or a seasoned pro, there's something for you in our ski travel section. More »

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Looking for trip ideas? See other travelers' best vacations. More »


Packing checklists can help you stay organized and put your mind at ease. Browse these printable travel checklists to find one for your next trip. More »

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Pocket translators. Scooter suitcases. Noise-canceling headphones. Find out which travel gadgets you really need. More »

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Watch our fun and engaging videos that provide an overview of travel insurance and the many benefits it offers. More »

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Low-cost travel insurance without medical benefits gives you trip cancellation, interruption and other coverage. More »

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Why an annual plan? Buy it once and you're protected all year, wherever you may travel. More »


Pack your passport and prepare for adventure with these tips for overseas travel. More »


Here's how to stay healthy while you're traveling, plus tips on what to do in a medical emergency. More »

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Don't let rental car companies push you into buying insurance you don't need. Read this first. More »

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Your trip is unexpectedly cancelled. Now what do you do? More »

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Some travel insurance benefits protect you after your trip begins. Find out how post-departure benefits work. More »