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SOURCE Allianz Global Assistance
LONDON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
It's time to start planning the Easter holiday and leading travel insurance and assistance provider, Allianz Global Assistance in the UK, is offering families some top tips on enjoying a stress-free trip. Keeping the children occupied over the school holidays is draining enough, but Allianz Global Assistance reminds families to book family travel insurance before they go away for added peace of mind. Travelling with the right cover means parents can sit back and relax, knowing they are fully protected.
"Whether it's the Easter weekend at Disneyland Paris, a week in sunny Spain or a fly-drive to Florida, families need to make sure they travel with adequate insurance to cover them for the unexpected," says Lee Taylor, Chief Sales Officer at Allianz Global Assistance in the UK. "Travelling with the children makes it more important than ever to protect the whole family. An unexpected issue, such as lost luggage, illness or an accident could bring a dream holiday to an abrupt end. However, family travel insurance can minimise the stress and anxiety by providing the support and advice parents need, when they need it most.
"Families travelling more than once or twice a year could opt for a multi-trip policy. This may be the most cost-effective option and means they only have to book once to get the cover they need on every trip, whether it's a weekend in the UK or a longer trip abroad. Getting the family holiday organised can be a stressful experience, but our top tips on travelling with children mean families don't have to arrive with tempers fraying - instead they can take it easy all the way."
ALLIANZ GLOBAL ASSISTANCE Stress-free Easter Travel Advice for Families - Make packing fun - get the children involved in packing their favourite clothes and toys - Keep them occupied - if you've got a long trip ahead, be prepared with travel games, colouring books and even audio books - Travelling with teens - older children can be easier, as an mp3 player or a gaming device is usually enough, but make sure you bring the chargers or there could be sulking - Snack attack - travelling can be boring, which means children get hungry between meals. Have some healthy snacks on hand, such as nuts, fruit and juice drinks. - Get travel cover - family travel insurance offers added peace of mind that the whole family's covered for accidents, illness, lost baggage and other emergencies
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International leader in Assistance, Travel Insurance and health, life & home care services, today Allianz Global Assistance counts more than 10,920 employees who speak 40 different languages and work throughout the world with a network of 400,000 service providers and 135 correspondents covering 150 countries. 250 million people, or 4% of the world's total population, benefit from its services, which the Group provides on all five continents.
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