Step-by-Step Guide for Buying Generali Travel Insurance

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By following the steps below, you can insure your trip in a matter of minutes. This guide answers some of the most common questions that travelers have about buying a Generali Global Assistance travel insurance plan online.

Throughout the purchase process keep an eye out for encircled red question mark icons. If you have questions about a section, you can hover over these icons to see more information. If you have further questions, you can also read our FAQs page or contact us.

How to buy travel insurance online


a. Enter your destination. If you’re traveling to multiple destinations, choose the place where you will be spending the most time.

b. Enter your travel dates, from the date of departure to the day you will return home.

c. Choose the number of travelers that you would like to be covered under your travel insurance plan.

d. Select the state in which you live. Travelers who reside in a different state should purchase a separate plan.

e. Enter the age and trip costs for each traveler to be insured.

• A maximum of 10 people can be covered by one plan.

• It is recommended that the person purchasing the plan name themselves as “Primary Traveler”, unless they are not traveling on the insured trip. The “Primary Traveler” will be named as the policyholder and all correspondence will be sent to that traveler.

• Enter individual trip costs for each traveler. Shared costs should be divided evenly among all travelers. See our How do I calculate trip costs? FAQ for more information.

f. Make sure the trip cost shown beside “For a grand total of” matches the total trip cost you would like to insure.

g. Click the “Get a Quote” button.


2. CHOOSE A PLAN - this page allows you to compare the benefits and costs of the three plans available.

a. Review the plan comparison chart in order to choose the plan that best fits your travel plans and the personal needs of you and your travel companions.

b. Consider if you want to add any “Available Add-On Insurance Coverages” to your plan. These optional add-on coverages will add to your plan cost.

c. If you would like to see a sample policy with full plan details, click one of the View Description of Coverage/Policy links at the top or bottom of the plan comparison chart.

d. When you are ready to select a plan, click the “Buy Standard”, “Buy Preferred” or “Buy Premium” button. If you would like to change the trip information you entered, click the "Edit Trip Details" link in the top left corner of the page.



a. Enter information for each traveler and verify that their age and trip cost is accurate.

b. For "Primary Destination", select the specific region to which you will be traveling. If you will be visiting multiple destinations, select the location nearest to the destination where you will be spending the most time.

c. You may choose a designated beneficiary in case you are unable to accept benefits.

d. Select the travel suppliers (cruise, tour, airline and/or car rental company) that you will be using on your trip. Choose “none” if you will not be using a travel supplier in the given category, or choose “other” if your specific travel supplier is not listed. If you will be using multiple travel suppliers from one category, choose the one with the highest cost. This section will not affect the coverage or pricing of your travel insurance plan.

e. Enter payment information.

f. Click the Legal Notices and Disclosures link if you wish to see those details and click the check mark to accept the terms.

g. Check the information in the Verify Trip Details box and click the "Edit Trip Details" link if anything needs to be changed.

h. Click the “buy” button at the bottom of the page when you are ready to purchase your plan.


Next Steps

You will be taken to the Purchase Confirmation page once you have successfully purchased a plan. Please review the plan details for accuracy. A policy confirmation letter with your Description of Coverage or Policy will be sent to the email or mailing address you provided when you bought the plan, depending on which delivery method you choose.

If you encounter a problem when attempting to purchase a plan online or need to change something about your policy, you may call our customer service representatives at 800-874-2442. 

If you have other questions, they may be answered by one of our FAQs.



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