As internet penetration rises and the country’s netizens become increasingly comfortable with transacting online, we are seeing a surge in online retailing in India. Over the past decade, the travel segment has contributed the most to this growth in Indian e-commerce. From booking tickets to making hotel reservations or even buying an entire holiday package, the internet is fast becoming the one stop destination for the savvy traveler of today. In such a scenario, it then becomes but natural to provide for one more critical component of any trip – travel insurance – online as well.While planning a trip, whether for business or leisure, whether domestic or foreign, one must get insured against various eventualities like loss of passport, medical expenses in case of illness or injury while travelling, loss or delay of baggage, delay in or cancellation of trip etc. It is most expedient to purchase travel insurance online owing to the host of benefits available over traditional means of purchase, according to BerkshireInsurance.com, which serves as a corporate agent for online retail sales of policies by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited.
“Online purchase is fast, convenient and often cheaper than other modes of purchase. You can expect the prices of online policies to be lower as insurance companies are able to avoid intermediary commission and reduce distribution costs, which in turn is passed on to customers. Moreover, the online platform enables instant issuance of policies and also a higher degree of product customization to ensure the policy meets your specific requirements” says Arun Balakrishnan, CEO, BerkshireInsurance.com
Various comparator websites are present, which can help compare product features thereby helping you make an informed and well-rounded decision. As a customer you also can access instant online help and get your queries resolved real time. A number of sites like BerkshireInsurance.com also offer toll free numbers and live chat facility on our website, where you can get all your doubts clarified.
With improving technology we are now heading towards easy access of online shopping on mobile phones, tablets etc so you can even buy insurance for your next trip on the move!So now, secure yourself and your family on that dream vacation at the click of a button!