What people really want from their holidays is to escape their day-to-day lives and experience something new. This can often lead to people venturing out of their familiar comfort zone. The risk of having an accident or getting injured therefore significantly increases as people spend their extended free time in the warm weather. Among all the anticipation of your long-awaited holiday break, the risk of incidents is not to be underestimated. The following ten tips will help you avoid holiday frustration and will tell you exactly what to look out for in the event of an incident.
Cancelling or interrupting a trip correctly:
If it emerges that you’re unable to embark on or continue a trip as planned, contact us on +41 44 283 32 22 before you cancel or interrupt your trip. We’ll gladly advise you based on your personal circumstances and tell you your options.

Allianz Travel offers individual travelers insurance for couples or families, and assistance solutions that are tailor-made to your personal requirements. Annual travel insurances are comprehensive plans and offer immediate help in case of emergency, thanks to Allianz Travel's many years of experience.

Allianz Travel Switzerland (formerly Allianz Global Assistance & ELVIA) is part of the Allianz Partners Group, the world's leading provider of travel cancellation insurance and travel protection and assistance services. With more than 21,500 employees on five continents and a network of over 900,000 specialists, Allianz Partners Group is available to its customers around the globe, 365 days a year, around the clock.

There can be problems as early as in the run-up to a trip – here you can get help if you have taken out travel cancellation insurance. This gives you protection against heavy financial loss.


  • Swiss 24-hour emergency call centre
    friendly and professional
  • Telemedical consultations and medical assistance
    around the clock worldwide in the event of illness or accident
  • Accident and breakdown assistance
    in Switzerland and throughout Europe
  • High sums insured
    including assumption of health care costs abroad up to CHF 1 million
  • Travel baggage coverage
    including cover for cameras, laptops and sports equipment
  • Trip cancellation insurance
    unbureaucratic and customer-oriented