Postcard’s travel policies are underwritten by tifgroup (tifg) on behalf of Union Reiseversicherung AG (URV) – tifg is the UK representative of URV and manages its UK and Ireland branch office.
We are extremely proud to be a part of tigroup. At tifgroup we don’t take the path of ‘least resistance’, we never do the cheapest or easiest thing, we always take the course of action which is best for our customers and their individual circumstances. For more information on tifgroup’s philosophies, including why we work the way that we do here, please click here.
URV is part of Germany’s largest banking group, Versicherungskammer Bayern Group which has 570 regional companies, 19000 local agencies and a 38% share of the German market.
URV has operated in the UK market for over 15 years and is committed to providing consistent service to its customers. More information on Union Reiseversicherung can be found at www.urv.de
Union Reiseversicherung AG which is authorised and regulated by BaFin (German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority). Deemed authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Details of the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allows EEA-based firms to operate in the UK for a limited period while seeking full authorisation, are available on the Financial Conduct Authority’s website.
Union Reiseversicherung AG is a member of the Financial Conduct Compensation Scheme which offers you protection in the event that the Insurer is not financially able to meet its liabilities in respect of your claim, the FSCS can cover up to 100 % of the first £2,000 plus 90% of the remainder of the claim.
tifg is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Furthermore, because we understand how important gadgets are to the modern traveller, we have also linked up with Bastion Insurance Services Ltd to provide our customers with cover for lost, stolen or damaged gadgets during their travels (either as standard or as part of an optional extension).
Finally, to ensure our customers have protection against unexpected disasters like scheduled airlines failure, we have linked up with MGA Cover Services Limited, to offer dedicated ‘financial failure and force majeure’ cover (either as standard or as an optional extra). Your financial failure and force majeure extension is underwritten by MGA Cover Services Limited under binding agreement with CBL Insurance Europe Limited.