KANETIX Launches New Updates for its Travel Insurance App for iPhone Users

Newly enhanced Travel App features Google Places as well as a convenient option to purchase travel insurance while on the go

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - KANETIX is excited to announce today its newly updated Travel App to enhance the travelling experience for Canadians.  Now iPhone, iPad and iPod device owners will be able to enjoy their trip; by purchasing travel insurance and finding destinations while travelling.

The free reloaded Travel App features an easy-to-use menu for travellers to virtually find anything and everything they need while away with the use of their mobile device. Travellers can also obtain up to five travel insurance quotes in ranking order from low to high as well as obtaining quotes for a single trip, multitrip, all inclusive and trip cancellation insurance coverage.

"KANETIX's Travel App gives consumers the ability to seamlessly shop and purchase travel insurance while on the go," says Andrew Lo, chief marketing officer, KANETIX.ca. "The new features of this app will also help consumers to find the amenities they need to enjoy their vacation."

KANETIX's Travel App now features Google Places, a feature which will give consumers the option to find the nearest:

  • Restaurants
  • Banks/ATMs
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals
  • Gas stations

The app also gives travellers a detailed purchase summary so they can conveniently view all of the fine details of their travel insurance policy in an easy-to-read PDF. And for travellers who forget to buy travel insurance - KANETIX's Travel App includes alarm reminders to remind travellers to buy travel insurance when going away.

Consumers can download KANETIX's free Travel App by either downloading the app from KANETIX.ca or by visiting the Apple App store by searching for the keyword KANETIX on any Apple device.

Launched in October 1999, KANETIX was Canada's first online insurance marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The KANETIX comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the KANETIX website at KANETIX.ca to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of KANETIX connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Software as a Service team, KANETIX is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada's largest insurance brands.

Image with caption: "KANETIX.ca newly updated Travel App now features Google Places. (CNW Group/Kanetix)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131028_C7139_PHOTO_EN_32572.jpg

SOURCE: Kanetix

For further information:

For more information, visit KANETIX.ca or contact:

Natasha Carr
416.599.9779 ext. 343
Kanetix Ltd.

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