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Policies from a cash machine

The Europa Group in Poland is opening up new sales channels and distribute policies over 7 800 cash machines

A few months ago, the Europa Group started to market travel and sports insurance policies through cash machines (ATMs). This was a response by the Polish subsidiary of Talanx International AG to the needs of its customers to be able take out insurance policies quickly and conveniently.

The offer is dedicated especially to those people who would like to buy insurance coverage just before starting their trip. Planet Cash and Euronet are two major ATM operators in Poland and they are offering policies underwritten by the Europa Group. Potential customers can buy their insurance cover from 1,800 Planet Cash ATMs and at 6,000 cash machines operated by Euronet. The ATMs are located at strategic points like airports, railway stations, metro stops and border crossings.

Purchasing an insurance policy at a cash machine is very easy. After inserting a cash card into the ATM, customers can use the menu to select their preferred travel policy on the screen. Only basic data is required from the customer. The policy is then sent to the customer on their smartphone.