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Rental Car Drivers Set Their Sights on Sunny Skies This Thanksgiving Holiday

Allianz Survey: Rental Car Drivers Set Their Sights on Sunny Skies This Thanksgiving Holiday

Orlando, Florida Shines with the Highest Number of Domestic Rental Car Drivers This Thanksgiving Holiday



Richmond, Virginia, November 14, 2022 – Warm-weather destinations in the U.S. will see the highest number of rental car drivers on the road this Thanksgiving holiday, according to travel insurance and assistance provider Allianz Partners’ Top 10 Thanksgiving Rental Car Report.


Travel insurance provider Allianz Partners USA reviewed* more than 5,000 car rental reservations made by Americans traveling between November 19-29, 2022, and reserving cars through partners that offer Allianz Rental Car Damage Protector. The company found that the top rental car locations this upcoming Thanksgiving season are Orlando, Florida (#1), Las Vegas, Nevada (#2), Phoenix, Arizona (#3), Los Angeles, California (#4) and Miami, Florida (#5).


“Americans will give thanks this year that the rental car shortage has subsided and they can hit the open road to visit family and friends this Thanksgiving,” said Daniel Durazo, director of external communications at Allianz Partners USA. “With gas prices still in flux, it’s always a smart idea to look for savings. Allianz’s Rental Car Damage Protector can save travelers money at the rental car counter, allowing you to spend more on turkey and all the fixings and less on travel.”



Allianz Partners offers its Rental Car Damage Protector** through leading travel providers and directly to consumers as an alternative to the typically higher priced collision damage insurance products that are offered at rental car counters. The product provides primary coverage, includes no deductible and can be purchased for domestic or most overseas rentals. Rental Car Damage Protector plans also include $500 in Trip Interruption coverage, which can be used to reimburse travelers for the unused portion of their pre-paid expenses or for extra unexpected transportation expenses when insured customers have to cut their trip short due to a reason covered by their policy. The product is also backed by Allianz’s award-winning customer service and 24/7 travel assistance.

*Methodology: The data of U.S. travelers’ 2022 Thanksgiving car rentals was gathered by analyzing 5,462 reservations made through the online booking process of car rental insurance paths for partners offering Allianz Global Assistance to generate rental car bookings data during the Thanksgiving season, defined as November 19-29, 2022.



About Allianz Partners:

In the United States, Allianz Partners USA (AGA Service Company) offers Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans and serves millions of customers each year. In addition to travel protection, the company offers event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. AGA Service Company is doing business as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency in California (License # 0B01400) and Massachusetts. Allianz Partners USA is part of the Allianz Partners group. Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, mobility and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance. Present in over 75 countries, our 19,400 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 58 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world.


**Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. See plan for full details. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. Rental Car Damage Protector does not provide coverage for vehicles driven in Jamaica; other location-based restrictions may apply, see your plan for details. Rental Car Damage Protector provides benefits that may cover loss, damage or theft to the insured’s rental car, subject to the plan’s terms, conditions and exclusions. It does not provide bodily injury or property damage liability coverage or comply with any financial responsibility laws or laws mandating motor vehicle coverage. Benefits, coverage, exclusions, and limits vary by plan and by state, and sub-limits may apply. Rental Car Damage and Theft Coverage, when purchased as part of an annual plan, is not available to KS, TX, and NY residents. For WA residents, Rental Car Damage and Theft Coverage may not be available in all plans. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your specific plan, carefully review your plan’s Letter of Confirmation/Declarations 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 state of residence. AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance is the licensed producer and administrator of Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans in the U.S. and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Partners, TravelSmart, and AgentSmart are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. AGA compensates their suppliers or agencies for allowing AGA to market or offer products to customers of the supplier or agency. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between Allianz Global Assistance and Jefferson Insurance Company. Plans include insurance and assistance services. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by Allianz Global Assistance. All claims subject to policy terms, conditions, and exclusions.