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ASB and Tower

From April 1st 2018 ASB travel insurance is underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Ltd. For information on ASB and Cigna's relationship, please visit the ASB and Cigna page.

If you purchased your ASB travel insurance prior to April 1st 2018 your policy is underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited.

Benefits at a glance

  • Tower has an A- (Excellent) financial strength rating from A.M. Best Company
  • Tower is always looking for new and better ways to give you confidence that you're protected
  • Tower aims to make travel insurance claims as simple as possible
  • Tower’s history of looking out for New Zealanders spans more than 140 years

ASB and Tower

When you're travelling, it's good to know someone is looking out for you.

ASB Travel insurance is underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited, a member of the Insurance Council of New Zealand Inc. Tower manages your policy and their expert team will look after any claims you might have. If you think you may need additional help, ASB is just a phone call away.

Tower Insurance Limited is required to obtain a financial strength rating and received a rating of A- ("Excellent") from A.M. Best Company. Effective 15 July 2016. The rating scale is as follows:

Rating scale
Secure

A++, A+ (Superior)

A, A- (Excellent)

B++, B+ (Good)

Vulnerable

B, B- (Fair)

C++, C+ (Marginal)

C, C- (Weak)

D (Poor)

E (Under Regulatory Supervision)

F (In Liquidation)

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ASB travel insurance policies purchased from 1 April 2018 are underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited. ASB travel insurance policies purchased prior to 1 April 2018 are underwritten by Tower Insurance Limited. For full details, refer to the relevant travel insurance policy document which is available on request from any ASB branch or by calling 0800 200 252. The availability of insurance cover is subject to your application being approved. Exclusions apply. 

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