Interest in travel insurance for the summer grows in Mexico 34%
The data comes from a study carried out by the travel assistance company Allianz Travel
Summer is approaching and according to a study carried out by Allianz Travel, a leading company in travel assistance services, the search and purchase of travel assistance increased by 34% during the first days of June for summer trips vs. the previous period , this behavior reflects that learning about prevention has been reinforced because of the pandemic.
“Traveling with a travel assistance is becoming a trend that is gaining momentum in the new normal and that will remain from now on; since it is an alternative that reinforces people's confidence by having the support and advice of experts in the event of any unforeseen event. ”, said David Rendón, E-commerce Manager of Allianz Travel.
In addition, there is a 72% increase in the investment made in travel assistance for this summer and this is due to the interest in this holiday season and the reopening of international destinations that open the possibility of traveling again.
The profile of travelers who seek to protect their trip is mainly the individual traveler, followed by families who start planning their trip for this summer.
Among the main international destinations to which Mexicans seek to travel protected, the United States stands out, but other destinations begin to appear as travel restrictions change, such as Costa Rica, Bolivia, Peru, Spain and Poland, in order of demand.
According to the estimates for the summer of the Ministry of Tourism (SECTUR), the scenario is optimistic since an economic spill of 56 thousand 675 million pesos is expected, and in this context, travel assistance plays an important role, as opposed In previous years, we are learning to live with a pandemic that is still active and these are designed to provide medical care, treat certain types of illnesses or accidents and expert advice in different situations such as loss of luggage or flight.