Your well-being is our main concern. So you can fully enjoy your holidays, we would like to give you some valuable tips on how to prepare your trip and for during the trip. We are pleased to advise you – so you arrive at your destination healthy and happy.
If you travel by plane, get to the airport for a short-haul flight at least 90 minutes prior to departure, and two to three hours in advance for a long-haul flight. With an online check-in, you can avoid long waiting periods.
Take a copy of important documents, such as your passport or medical prescriptions, with you. In case of loss, it makes it easier to replace them.
Pack prescription drugs in the branded original packaging.
Attach baggage tags and use your office address rather than your home address. If possible, close the suitcase with a lock and keep the key in your carry-on baggage.
An important travel tip for all families: If you travel with children, take an up-to-date picture of each child with you. Keep these where possible in your cellphone.
Leave any valuables such as expensive jewelry at home.
Carry money, credit cards and your passport in a sheath or a purse under your clothes. Be careful and hide larger sums of cash or your passport from prying eyes.
Beware of pickpockets. They often work in teams and are very skillful. One tries to distract you while another steals your valuables.
Familiarize yourself with the laws and regulations of your holiday country.
If you don’t speak the language, learn a few important words and phrases in the language of the country and always keep a dictionary at your fingertips – in case you need help
Do not go through unknown districts at night, do not take unmarked taxis, and do not accept packets with unknown contents.
Allianz Global Assistance offers individual travelers insurance for couples or families, and assistance solutions that are tailor-made to your personal requirements. Annual travel insurances are comprehensive plans and offer immediate help in case of emergency, thanks to Allianz Global Assistance's many years of experience. There can be problems as early as in the run-up to a trip – here you can get help if you have taken out travel cancellation insurance. This gives you protection against heavy financial loss.