Desjardins launches new dynamic travel insurance resource website

Handy tips for foodies, adventurers and travel lovers

Montreal, QC (Oct. 26, 2013) – is more than just a travel insurance resource; it’s primarily a dynamic platform that contains a wealth of useful information for travellers of all types. You can get tips on where to find the best baklava in Istanbul, how to plan your trip if you’re a diabetic, or where to find the best hiking trails in Costa Rica. You’ll find as many answers as you have questions.

Desjardins Insurance wants to become an indispensable travel resource where visitors can not only get personalized information for their trip, but also read about culinary and sightseeing discoveries from renowned travel bloggers like Katerine-Lune Rollet, Marie-Julie Gagnon and Marie-Pier Otis.

“Essentially, is where travel is at in the age of Web 3.0. Canadians took 32 million trips abroad that lasted at least one night in 2012. And it’s important to many of them to know where to eat, how to get travel insurance, or how to make the most out of a 48-hour getaway. can give them all of that and more in one place,” says Julie Beaudoin, vice-president, Creditor and Direct Insurance Market Development.

Desjardins members who love travel are eligible for a three-day discount on travel insurance, in addition to getting all the regular benefits the site can offer while they plan at home and get away abroad. Desjardins also began offering free travel assistance services exclusively to members in June 2013.

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About Desjardins Insurance

Desjardins Insurance has been offering a wide range of life and health insurance and retirement savings products to individuals, groups and businesses for more than a century. As one of Canada’s five largest life insurers, they oversee the financial security of over five million Canadians from offices across the country. Desjardins Insurance is part of Desjardins Group, the country’s leading cooperative financial group. Desjardins Insurance refers to Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company.

Source: Desjardins Financial Security