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DirectAsia unveils partnership with Singtel

SINGAPORE, 8 October 2018 – DirectAsia, the number one direct insurer in Singapore, said today it is partnering with Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology company, to offer customised travel insurance coverage for Singtel ReadyRoam customers.

Release date: 8 October 2018

Through this partnership, Singtel ReadyRoam customers will be able to instantly purchase travel insurance, underwritten by DirectAsia, for up to 56 countries via the MySingtel app on their mobile devices.

 “Singtel’s ReadyRoam plans provide our customers with the seamless convenience of staying connected as they travel across multiple destinations," said Ms Gan Siok Hoon, Vice President for Mobile Marketing and Sales, Consumer Singapore at Singtel. "With DirectAsia's travel insurance right at their fingertips through MySingtel app, our customers can focus on planning their trips and fully enjoy their overseas vacations.”

Bob Thaker, CEO of DirectAsia Singapore, said: “We are incredibly proud to partner with Singtel, Asia’s leading communications Group, which chose DirectAsia for its innovative travel insurance proposition in Singapore. DirectAsia’s expertise in travel insurance, leading edge technology and our clear focus on world class customer service, especially in claims, has shone through and we are thrilled to be able serve Singtel’s ReadyRoam customers while they are travelling.”
For more details, visit singtel.com/readyroam.
About DirectAsia Singapore
DirectAsia Insurance was launched in Singapore in 2010 and Thailand in 2013. DirectAsia’s primary business is car insurance, but it also offers motorcycle and travel insurance. DirectAsia has a unique and strong business model, operates in markets where there is growing acceptance of digital as an e-commerce channel and uses market-leading rating mechanisms. It has more than 100,000 customers, and employs over 190 people across the two locations in which it operates. In 2014, DirectAsia Insurance became part of global insurer Hiscox. As one of the world's leading international specialist insurance groups listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:HSX), Hiscox brings decades of insurance knowledge and experience to Southeast Asia.