New Kanetix Travel App Simplifies Vacation Planning

Compare travel insurance rates and purchase coverage, check weather, and discover new destinations with the free iPhone travel app from

Toronto, ON (Jan. 10, 2013) – Online financial comparison service today announced the launch of the Kanetix Travel App; the first app in Canada which allows users to compare rates and purchase travel insurance right from their iPhone.

The free app, available directly from the Apple App Store, offers users as many as five travel insurance quotes ranked lowest to highest for easy comparison. The app also quotes rates for single trip, multi-trip, all inclusive and trip cancellation insurance coverage. Travellers can save their quote details for easy repeat visits, and subscribe to policy renewal reminders that will be delivered right to their phone.

The Kanetix Travel App also features:

  • Weather information and tourist must-sees for destinations around the world
  • A travel checklist to ensure travellers don’t forget a thing
  • Gesture-controlled destination discovery – users can shake their phone to find their next travel destination

“We are very proud to offer this travel app, allowing Canadians to compare prices, research destinations, and purchase insurance entirely from their iPhone,” said Janine White, Vice-President, “By offering this app, we’re helping consumers receive the best rates for travel insurance in a way that’s easier than ever before, so they can focus their attention and savings on the actual trip.”

To download the free Kanetix Travel app, visit or download directly from the Apple App store by searching “Kanetix” on an iPhone device.

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 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