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IRCTC offers free travel insurance for air passengers

IRCTC has partnered with Bharti AXA General insurance company to provide free-of-cost travel insurance to customers who book air tickets through the IRCTC’s air ticketing website. IRCTC Air is set to offer free air travel insurance worth up to Rs 50 lakh for the customers. It is a first-of-its-kind initiative and the travel insurance will provide passengers with financial protection against accidental deaths as well as total permanent disability, according to a statement by IRCTC. The premium for the insurance will be borne by IRCTC to secure the passengers from any untoward incident during any journey. The aim behind this partnership is to make air travel hassle-free. The travel insurance cover will be for both one-way trips and round trips of air travel, when booked on the IRCTC air ticketing portal.

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BookMyForex ventures into travel insurance

BookMyForex, a marketplace for retail foreign exchange and private remittances, will now offer travel insurance that caters to a wide range of customers with different demographic profiles, purpose of travel, etc. Sudarshan Motwani, CEO & Co-founder, BookMyForex said “Travel insurance is an extremely important aspect of planning a trip, which, unfortunately, often gets neglected as travellers are not fully aware of its numerous benefits. Travellers should choose a travel insurance plan that suits their interests well. At BookMyForex, apart from foreign exchange available at the best rates, travellers would be facilitated with an assortment of travel insurance plans which cover a wide gamut of parameters. Through our customised products catering to different individuals’ needs and preferences, we provide the most impeccable travel insurance plans so that you remain calm and enjoy your travel worry-free while we remain on the lookout for your well-being.” BookMyForex as an IRDA authorised agent offers two types of travel insurance plans- Travel Prime Coverage and Travel Elite, which comes with three categories Travel Elite Silver, Travel Elite Gold and Travel Elite Platinum and caters to all age groups, corporates and families etc.

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TrawellTag Cover-More to sell through Yatra.com

TrawellTag Cover-More has partnered with Yatra.com as it establishes itself in the e-commerce segment. TrawellTag Cover-More India Founder & CEO, Dev Karvat, said “We will now provide our travel insurance and global assistance services to Yatra customers opting for both domestic and overseas travel. The association enables us to provide customised benefits for both leisure and corporate travellers. Our business model for Yatra.com focuses on changing customer needs and forecasted travel risks. The backbone of this model is a one-of-its kind software IMPULSE, an analytics engine that collects a feed of traveller data from the booking platform and crunches this in real time to generate customised offers for the travellers. With ease of integration, this cloud hosted tool customizes travel protection products with an exceptional speed of customer data processing.” Dhruv Shringi, Co-founder & CEO, Yatra.com said: “TrawellTag Cover-More was a natural choice as we share a common commitment; creating the most convenient travel experience for our customers. They bring along with them an impressive product range and technical know-how, more than a decade of domain expertise and a global presence which extends their service offering worldwide.”

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