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Allianz to Become Worldwide Olympic Insurance Partner

Allianz to become Worldwide Olympic Insurance Partner

  • Olympic Movement joins forces with Allianz as trusted partner.

  • Ambition to use the power of sport to connect with new audiences via digital channels.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Allianz today announced that the insurer will join the “Worldwide Olympic Partner” (TOP) Programme in 2021.

Through this sponsorship agreement, Allianz will work with the IOC to provide innovative and integrated insurance solutions to support the Olympic Movement, including the Organising Committees of the Olympic Games, with the ambition of providing those insurance solutions...

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5 Places to Pamper Your Pet in Ireland

Our Pets are part of the family and need to be pampered just as much as we do sometimes, so why not treat them to a day out. We have put together a list of the 5 great places to bring your pet for a day out or simply for a pampering.

Canine Creations – 4.9 Google Reviews

If you are looking to get an overall pampering experience we would recommend Canine Creations in Dublin 18, Sandyford. Canine Creations are a multi-award winning dog grooming service and they provide the ultimate dog day spa treatment for your pet. The owner of the company Cathy Bruin has also competed internationally in dog grooming competitions. Canin...

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How to Make Sure You Are Getting the Best Performance from Your Car

You may or may not realise that over time the performance of your car can begin to deteriorate. It’s a common trait among most vehicles, but there are some easy steps that you can take to ensure that you’re getting the best performance from your car.

Look after your tyres

Tyres play a significant role in how your car performs. Not only do they affect handling, but the right tyres can also help to reduce braking distance.

Ensuring that you’re getting the best from them is relatively easy once you follow some routine tasks. The easiest thing is to check the tyre pressures at least once a month. Setting a reminder in the ca...

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Irish Drivers Distracted by Passengers, Wandering Minds & Social Media

Allianz Nationwide Research Reveals Irish drivers are distracted by

  • Their Passengers (37%)
  • Wandering minds (37%)
  • Mobile phones (28%)
  • Pedestrian (27%)

Irish Drivers Social Media Addiction Exposed

  • 1 in 4 Irish drivers admit to using social media while driving
  • 1 in 10 drivers have Googled something while driving
  • The biggest offenders are aged between 18 and 34 years 
  • Social Media and smartphones can make it four times more likely you will crash, according to the Road Safety Authority


*Research from Allianz conducted by Coyne Research in May 2018 amongst 1000 adults.

Dublin 07th August 2018: Irish drivers find their passengers, thei...

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Home Safety in the Garden

We probably don’t get to spend all the time we would like in our gardens here in Ireland due to our climate. Nevertheless, we often leave items and belongings in our gardens and garden sheds that pose risks to us and are a potential prize for burglars.

Items to Never Leave Outside Your Home

The spare key – Lot’s of us are guilty of leaving a spare key under a pot or inside a bird house in our gardens. While this is great on the days we forget our key it could prove disastrous should a burglar find it and let themselves into your home. It is important to take reasonable precautions to protect your home as in this instanc...

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Top 5 Home Insurance Claims

Here at Allianz we deal with our customer’s home insurance claims every day. These range from relatively minor claims like Accidental Damage which is an optional extension of cover, right through to much larger claims following fire or flood damage.


1. Water Damage


Water Damage was the biggest category in 2017 accounting for 30% of all household insurance claims.

The most common Water Damage or ‘Escape of Water’ claims arise from pipes (e.g. underfloor pipes, radiators, or leaks from overflow pipes in the attic). A common query is that of Escape of Water from bath and showers. We don’t cover loss or damage where water le...

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