DirectAsia Partners with Singtel

Singapore-based, Hiscox-owned DirectAsia has partnered with Singapore’s largest mobile network operator Singtel, to offer in-app travel insurance.

As part of the partnership, Singtel ReadyRoam customers in Singapore will be able to instantly purchase travel insurance, underwritten by DirectAsia, for up to 56 countries via the MySingtel app.

“Singtel’s ReadyRoam plans provide our customers with the seamless convenience of staying connected as they travel across multiple destinations. With DirectAsia’s travel insurance right at their fingertips through MySingtel app, our customers can focus on planning their trips and fully enjoy their overseas vacations.” – VP, Mobile Marketing and Sales, Consumer Singapore at Singtel, Gan Siok Hoon.

“We are incredibly proud to partner with Singtel, Asia’s leading communications Group, which chose DirectAsia for its innovative travel insurance proposition in Singapore. DirectAsia’s expertise in travel insurance, leading edge technology and our clear focus on world class customer service, especially in claims, has shone through and we are thrilled to be able serve Singtel’s ReadyRoam customers while they are traveling.” – CEO of DirectAsia Singapore, Bob Thaker.

Bottom Line: AXA and Vodafone come to mind.