London based InsurTech Huddle enters partnership with Telstra
By Leandra Monteiro
London- based Huddle, the direct-to-consumer insurance service under FinTech Open and Telstra has announced a partnership that enables the telecommunications company’s members to earn points when they insure with Huddle.
Also, as part of the partnership agreement InsurTech Huddle will offer personal insurance products such as home and motor to customers of Telstra. To begin with members have been offered the opportunity to earn up to 90,000 bonus points when they take out Comprehensive Car plus Combined Home and Contents insurance from Huddle before 30 April 2021.
“Huddle and Telstra share a mutual drive to innovate and solve real customers problems. By combining Huddle’s revolutionary insurance and Telstra’s incredible rewards program, we’re enabling customers to get great cover with Huddle and new tech such as Google Nest, wearables and tablets with Telstra Plus,” Huddle co-founder Jason Wilby said according to media reports.
For the telecommunications company, this partnership helps it add further value to its Telstra Plus rewards loyalty program which has been running for 18 months.
According to media reports Telstra Group Executive Michael Ackland said, “This partnership is an exciting milestone for Telstra and our 2.5 million customers who have signed up to the Telstra Plus rewards program. Part of our T22 strategy, it’s all about offering members fantastic access to exclusive offers and benefits with other leaders in technology, and in the insurance space, Huddle certainly fits that bill.”
According to Huddle, the company claims it uses the latest technology, such as Zap Claims, to provide consumers with easy, convenient, flexible, and time-saving insurance. In addition the company also proclaims that is it back backed by one of Australia’s largest general insurers. Huddle is underwritten by Hollard Insurance Company.
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