Exclusive Package to Visit New York City and Meet Renowned Travel Personalities Pauline Frommer, Mark Murphy and the ‘Travel Trifecta

Leading travel insurer Allianz Global Assistance has launched a contest* giving consumers and bloggers an opportunity to win an all-expenses paid trip to New York to attend The New York Times Travel Show and meet some of the country’s top travel personalities.

The VIP Allianz Global Assistance “Concierge” experience will feature a special guided tour of Lower Manhattan and lunch with renowned travel author Pauline Frommer. Winners will also have breakfast with travel personality Mark Murphy and receive expert travel advice over dinner with the “Travel Trifecta” – leading travel bloggers Johnny Jet, Gary Arndt and Lee Abbamonte, keynote speaker at The New York Times Travel Show in 2016 and regular contributor to The Today Show, CNN, FOX Business, FOX News, ABC, CBS and The Travel Channel.

The three-night package includes airfare, accommodation at Ink 48 – a Kimpton Hotel, meals with travel personalities, access to The New York Times Travel Show, a travel itinerary curated by Pauline Frommer and a NYC City Pass for VIP admission to iconic New York landmarks including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Winners will also receive an Allianz Travel Insurance “Go Bag” comprising of a GoPro, Portable Power Pack, Passport Holder with RFID Protection and a personally-signed Frommer’s EasyGuide to New York City.

“I’m so excited to take the guide out of the book and onto the streets to connect with my readers on a specially-curated walking tour of lower Manhattan,” said Pauline Frommer, author of Frommer’s EasyGuide to New York City and speaker at The New York Times Travel Show.

Travelers can manually enter through a custom Facebook app on the Allianz Travel Insurance USA page to be entered in a drawing to win the trip for themselves and a guest.* For more information on how consumers can enter and to view the complete Official Rules, visit

Bloggers can enter to win by embedding the Allianz “Content Capsule” – an easily imbedded microsite with engaging videos, infographics and travel tips, onto their websites. The blogger who drives the most traffic from their readers to the contest entry through the Content Capsule will win the trip for themselves and one guest.*  For more information on how bloggers can enter and to view the complete Official Rules, visit

* - Win a Trip to The New York Times Travel Show from Allianz Global Assistance Contest. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THIS PROMOTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN INDUCEMENT TO PURCHASE INSURANCE. Subject to Official Rules.  Entry starts on November 6, 2015 at 9 a.m. EST and ends on December 4, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. (except Maine, Utah, and wherever else prohibited by law) who are at least 21 years of age.  For complete Official Rules for the blogger contest, go online to For complete Official Rules for the consumer contest, go online to Void where prohibited. Sponsor: AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance, 9950 Mayland Dr., Richmond, VA  23233.

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Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company.  We insure 18 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

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Terms, conditions, reductions, and exclusions apply to all plans. All plans not available in all states. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your letter of confirmation and certificate of insurance/policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated “A-“(Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on the insured's state. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage because of the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.

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Allianz Global Assistance USA As a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company, we are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. Serving 35 million U.S. customers annually, we may cover non-refundable trip expenses including covered trip cancellations and delays, as well as emergency medical treatment and transportation and more. Visit to learn more. We also offer Allianz Tuition Insurance at, as well as other consumer specialty insurance products through our partners.