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Citybond Suretravel renews ABTASure Travel Insurance Scheme.

United Kingdom, London, 22 February 2017 – Citybond Holdings Ltd.

Beckenham based Citybond Suretravel has been reappointed to manage the ABTASure travel insurance scheme on behalf of ABTA, the UK’s largest travel association, for 2017.

The scheme, launched over 10 years ago, is exclusively available to all ABTA members and has been carefully devised and developed by Citybond with input from ABTA to ensure agents have the best possible choice of travel insurance solutions for their customers.

The scheme offers full administration, operational, compliance and sales administration support via a dedicated online issuing system. Customers are also able to buy online at or over the phone using the dedicated referral code provided by the agent.

It includes a quick and easy medical screening system with free cover for over 300 conditions, three levels of cover to choose from and SAFI included for free. There is no upper age limit on single trip cover.

Julian Triggs, Citybond’s Sales Manager, said: “We’re delighted to be continuing our partnership with ABTA in providing their members with a first class travel insurance offering. We’ve been working together now for over a decade and it’s a privilege to partner with one of the travel industry’s leading brands.”

Heather Pennock, ABTA’s Partnerships Manager, said: “The longevity of our partnership with Citybond Suretravel is testament to the fact that the ABTASure scheme continues to offer our Members the very best choice in travel insurance provision that suits both their needs and those of their customers.”

About Citybond Suretravel
Citybond Suretravel, a trading division of Citybond Holdings Ltd, is a leading insurance specialist, providing innovative sales solutions online and in-house for over 30 years as well as offering a diverse range of policies to suit specific customer needs. With a turnover in excess of £18m and an agency network of close to 1,000 agents, satisfaction and value for money are at the heart of Citybond’s dna.

About ABTA
ABTA has been a trusted travel brand for over 65 years. Our purpose is to help our Members and Partners to grow their businesses successfully and sustainably, and to help their customers travel with confidence. The ABTA brand stands for support, protection and expertise. This means consumers have confidence in ABTA and a strong trust in ABTA Members and Partners. These qualities are core to us as they ensure that holidaymakers remain confident in the holiday products that they buy from our Members.

Accepted conditions

The following medical conditions are automatically covered and you do not need to tell us about them, as long as you:
  1. have no other pre-existing medical conditions which are not listed below
  2. are not awaiting surgery for the condition
  3. have been fully discharged from any post-operative follow-up
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Special Terms

In addition to any Medical Condition on the list above, you may be automatically accepted for cover, provided You do not have more than ONE of the following Medical Conditions or ANY other Pre-existing Medical Condition.

Arthritis (Arthromyalgia, Joint Pains, Juvenile Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Reiter's Syndrome, Rheumatism, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Still's Disease, Synovial Inflammation):
 • There must have been NO hospital admissions within the last 12 months.
 • No more than 2 medications.
 • No mobility aids (other than walking stick or frame).
 • Must NOT be awaiting surgery.
 • Must have NO lung problems.

Down's Syndrome:
 • There must be NO associated conditions or complications (e.g. congenital heart disease, epilepsy, gastrointestinal abnormalities)

Hypercholesterolaemia (High Cholesterol):
 • No more than 1 medication.
 • Must NOT be the inherited form.
 • Must have been a non-smoker for at least 12 months.

Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure):
 • Must NOT be associated with any underlying condition.

Osteoporosis (Osteopaenia, Fragile Bones, Thinning Bones):
 • There must have been NO vertebral (backbone) fractures

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