Insurer to handle sales, administration and claims

Pensions Insight

Ageas has entered into a deal to underwrite travel insurance for John Lewis Insurance.

Ageas will also handle the sales, administration and claims services.

The product will be available in both single trip and annual policies.

Ageas UK managing director of retail Andy Watson said: “This new travel insurance arrangement sees us build on the already successful motor partnership we’ve held with John Lewis Insurance over the past four years. The extension to our partnership further enhances our distribution capability, building on our already strong and growing presence in the affinity market.”

John Lewis Insurance’s head of commercial John Brady said: “We are pleased to be partnering with Ageas as one of our key providers. Our priority is to work with providers that are able to continue meeting our rigorous customer service and product development requirements, as well as matching the values and high standard of John Lewis Partnership.

“We are confident that our partnership with Ageas will enable us to continue ensuring that our customers are receiving the best value, with excellent customer service at the forefront.”