Ageas will underwrite the travel insurance product and handle the sales, administration and claims services. Working with John Lewis Insurance, the product is designed to meet a wide range of customers’ travel requirements with both single trip and annual policies available. The partnership is set to deliver a travel insurance product offering great value cover and is provided with an award winning claims service that John Lewis Insurance customers will benefit from.

Andy Watson, Managing Director Retail, Ageas UK: “This new travel insurance arrangement sees us build on the already successful motor partnership we’ve held with John Lewis Insurance over the last 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 Brady, Head of Commercial at John Lewis Insurance, 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.”

¹ Sixth largest provider of travel insurance in the UK - based on AM Best analysis of 2010 FSA data (measured by GWP in the UK).