Where it all began
Headquartered in Omaha, NE, Travelex Insurance Services was founded in 1996 when the Travelex Group purchased the travel insurance distribution services of Mutual of Omaha Companies. Shortly after, Travelex established itself as one of the top three travel insurance providers in the United States.
A new opportunity
In 2016, Travelex Insurance Services grew its global footprint by becoming a part of the Cover-More Group, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zurich Insurance Group. Cover-More is Australia’s largest travel insurance, medical assistance, and employee assistance provider. Cover-More has a leading market position in Australia and a growing presence in Europe, India, China, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, and the United States.
Travelex continues to expand and forge ahead in innovation by making its products and services available to more customers than ever before. Travelex’s long-standing reputation for leading the industry with cutting edge enhancements is in direct response to its customer’s needs in the ever-changing marketplace.
The Travelex mission
Travelex’s mission is to be a globally recognized travel insurance provider with heart. This is accomplished in two ways. First, by providing the best travel protection in the world while remaining true to the company’s Midwestern values. And second, by aiming to make traveling easier, better and safer for customers through innovative, highly personalized protection products and services.
Travelex is intent on being the best in the eyes of its customers as they travel and explore the world safely. Travelex encourages customers to dream, explore and travel on with confidence knowing they have a great travel insurer behind them.
In order to provide our travelers with the most competitive products in the industry, Travelex Insurance Services has partnered with the following underwriters.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare, and executive and professional lines, and marine insurance. The actual and final terms of coverage for all product lines may vary. Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company holds financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor’s.
Rating and analysis shown as of December 9, 2020
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich)
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich), headquartered and founded in Switzerland, is a leading multi-line insurance provider that serves its customers in global and local markets. With approximately 55,000 employees, Zurich provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 210 countries and territories. Zurich’s customers include individuals, small businesses, mid-sized and large companies, including multinational corporations. Zurich holds financial strength ratings of A+ A.M. Best, AA- Standard & Poor's.
Rating and analysis shown as of December 31, 2019