Kanetix to Deliver Travel Insurance Rates Direct from TIC Travel Insurance

Consumers can now receive direct travel insurance rates on Kanetix.ca from TIC Travel Insurance

Toronto, ON (Jan. 10, 2013) – Travellers getting quotes for TIC Travel Insurance products on Kanetix.ca can now get rates directly from TIC, thanks to a recently launched interface. The new interface enables instant rates and online medical underwriting-straight from TIC via Kanetix.ca. This exciting initiative makes it easier for travellers to purchase coverage right away.

The new interface connects KANETIX directly to TIC servers. As a result, it’s quicker and easier for TIC to update rates and eligibility, ensuring shoppers always see the most current and accurate information.

The improved capabilities combined with a wide variety of travel insurance products, makes Kanetix.ca a great choice for travellers. Together, KANETIX and TIC are able to offer something to everyone from backpackers to business people; families to seniors and students to visitors looking to get travel insurance.

“We are so proud of our partnership with Kanetix!” says Karen Cullen, Regional Director of Sales at TIC. “They are passionate about the client experience and are at the forefront of the interactive online insurance market. For more than 10 years, we’ve been working together to create innovative online solutions so customers can get the right travel insurance quickly, conveniently and for the right price.”

“TIC has been a valued KANETIX partner for the last decade; their commitment to ensuring a great client experience is unwavering,” said Janine White, vice president of Marketplaces at KANETIX. “With this new initiative, we’re able to maximize accuracy and ease-of-use, produce an even more positive online experience and foster a longstanding relationship with the traveller.”

About TIC

TIC is a travel insurance company. Our expertise comes from our more than 50 years of providing nothing but travel health insurance solutions in and outside of Canada. We take pride in being the caring, helpful experts travellers can rely on to help them enjoy a worry-free experience. After all, we know that having a safe and enjoyable trip is what travelling is all about.

For more information, visit www.travelinsurance.ca.

About Kanetix

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix was Canada’s first online comparison service for car insurance quotes and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for lower insurance rates, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The Kanetix comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the Kanetix website at www.kanetix.ca to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of Kanetix connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Software as a Service team, Kanetix is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada’s largest insurance brands.

Source: Kanetix