Allianz Global Assistance, a leading provider of travel insurance and travel assistance, has launched an impressive and updated mobile app – TravelSmart™. What’s so special about this travel app? As someone who travels often, I want to be confident that I have as much information as possible at my finger tips, especially if an emergency arises.
The cool thing is that this app is free and anyone can download it even if they don’t have a policy with Allianz. Be prepared for travel emergencies and get help fast with the TravelSmart app from Allianz Global Assistance.
So what makes TravelSmart better than other apps?
The TravelSmart app features a simpler and more intuitive user interface that gives you access to all the travel information you need like travel insurance details, claims status, flight status, and local emergency numbers – all from the app’s home screen.
In Case of Emergency
You can easily and quickly get help in case of a travel emergency. The TravelSmart Contact Us button on the home screen allows travelers to reach Allianz Global Assistance medical assistance or customer service from anywhere in the world with just the touch of a button. The app includes a global directory of medical facilities, police stations, and US Embassies, as well as expanded options to quickly get in touch with Allianz Global Assistance. If you happen to be an Allianz Travel Insurance policyholder, you can log in with your account information to get access to a full suite of policy management and claims filing capabilities.
For Policy Holders
Access to Allianz Travel Insurance policies including the ability to store policies in the app and access a policy from the app’s home screen so travelers can quickly access their travel insurance benefits.
File and Track Claims using the app to initiate a claim, update or add documents, select your preferred claim payment method or check the status of an existing claim. Customers can start their claims process on the go and select direct deposit or debit card payment to receive their payment faster than check by mail.
But you don’t have to be a policy holder to download and use the app because there is so much more the app can do for all travelers!
Flight Status Tracking
Real Time Flight Status Tracking allows app users to track their upcoming flight by adding a flight using the “My Trips” feature. Users can search upcoming flights from any itinerary on any airline, and add them to their trip with just a few taps. The app provides on-time status and gate information for flights departing within 3 days to help travelers prepare for the next leg of their trip. Easily add your upcoming flight(s) into TravelSmart using airport locations and dates, or by flight number and date.
Assistance Around Me
An Assistance Button on the home screen takes users to the “Assistance Around Me” database, which uses geolocation to direct travelers to local hospitals, doctor’s offices, pharmacies, police stations and U.S. Embassy locations and includes turn-by-turn directions. Allianz Global Assistance flags recommended hospitals within the app so travelers can identify vetted facilities quickly.
If you need to fill an emergency prescription overseas, TravelSmart gives you the universal name for more than 750 common medications so you can be confident you’re asking for the medication you need.
Global Emergency Numbers from the Home Screen means travelers with enabled geolocation can dial the appropriate number for police, fire, rescue, and the US Embassy for over 200 countries in seconds.
A Medication Dictionary allows users to store a photo of their prescription label and find international names for more than 750 common drugs. These features make refilling prescriptions faster and easier while traveling.
First Aid Help
A First Aid Terms Translation feature provides translations for 60+ illnesses, injuries and first aid needs into 18 common languages so that nothing gets lost in translation, especially in an emergency. Nothing gets lost in translation. Quick: How do you say “food poisoning” in Portuguese? Get 60+ first aid terms translated from English to 18 common foreign languages for easy reference if you need to communicate about your health while abroad.
I know I won’t be leaving home without TravelSmart!
This is a sponsored post. I have been compensated for my review. All opinions are my own.