Travel Insurance

How Group Travel Insurance Helps Tour Operators and Travel Consultants

How Group Travel Insurance Helps Tour Operators and Travel Consultants

As a tour operator or travel consultant planning leisure trips for groups of vacationers, there are many logistics to keep in mind and organizing such trips can be extremely complicated, time consuming, and even risky.

Whether its for a group of senior citizens taking a cruise, a group of individuals embarking on an adventure sports tour, or students taking a backpacking trip through Europe, it’s important to keep in mind that mishaps can happen and ensuring that you include adequate protection for your travelers for any unexpected travel related risks along the way should be a crucial component in coordinating these excursions. 

Providing travelers with coverage through a group insurance policy can be extremely beneficial as it is cost efficient, easy to manage, and customizable based on the number of people and the nature of the trip.

Why Group Travel Insurance?

When it comes to making travel plans for a group of people, coordination can get tricky and as the number of people in the group increases, so do the odds of a mishap and the liability after the fact. Tour operators and travel consultants can greatly benefit from offering group travel insurance with their travel packages because it gives travelers peace of mind and eliminates much of the anxiety centered around visiting a foreign land.

Time constraints and organization of itinerary are huge components when it comes to planning an organized travel tour so should anything unexpected occur within the group such as a cancelled flight, illness or injury, loss of baggage, or detrimental weather conditions that could interrupt your trip plans, having all of your travelers under one group policy can protect you from any financial burden or personal liability as a result. Additionally, having the support of the insurance company in remedying such situations will also help reduce the stress of both the travel company hosting the trip, and the travelers while getting plans back on track in a quick and efficient manner.

Group insurance is a cost effective solution.

Purchasing a group policy for travelers is significantly more cost effective because it offers the option to choose a fixed policy maximum for the whole group, potentially making the policy more affordable up front. Furthermore, having multiple travelers covered under one set policy allows for group rates at a discounted price as opposed to purchasing individual policies for each traveler.

Group insurance policies are easier to manage than individual.

When there are multiple people embarking on the same trip, the process of purchasing separate policies for each individual can be time consuming and tedious. It’s much easier to purchase a group insurance policy as it will only entail filling out paperwork for and keeping track of one policy, but each traveler will still receive their own insurance ID card and receive coverage should anything go wrong.

Group insurance policies can be customized to fit your traveler’s specific needs and the nature of the trip.

Whether your group will be participating in adventure sports activities or traveling to a region where health concerns are prevalent, our group policies can be specially customized accordingly.

Ensuring that your leisure travelers are equipped with adequate coverage begins with selecting a group travel insurance plan that best fits the nature of their travels and individual needs.

For more information on group travel insurance and how it works, refer to our group travel insurance page on our website. For specific questions and inquiries reach out to our Customer Success Team for help