Latest news from SOS International

New service is launched with the purpose to stop attempted fraud in connection with car accidents

12/19/2018

Today, attempted fraud constitutes a major expense for the insurance industry. In Sweden alone, the estimated cost to the insurance companies is SEK 3–6 billion every year (2017*). Soon, SOS International will be able to offer its customers a whole new service, the investigation of fraud in connection with car accidents and, thus, help its customers save money.

It’s time for skiing again

12/18/2018

It is high season for skiing holidays and thereby skiing injuries. During the winter season 2017/2018, SOS International registered more than 1700 cases, related to skiing injuries for Nordic travellers, which is an increase of approximately 10% compared to the same period the year before.

SOS International and EasyPark to collaborate in the Nordic region

11/27/2018

SOS International has entered into a collaboration with EasyPark on digital parking in the Nordic region. This year, SOS International introduces a new solution in roadside assistance which offers its users many new digital advantages. The integration of EasyPark into the SOS International app provides access to even easier, cheaper and quicker parking.

SOS International installs mobile charging station for electric vehicles

11/27/2018

As the third European country, SOS International in Norway has installed a mobile charging station for use on electric vehicles into our Oslo service vehicle. If your battery runs flat and you do not present an obstacle to other traffic – some distance from the nearest charging station, SOS International, may assist the end-user by charging the vehicle sufficiently to enable it to reach the nearest charging station.

Finnish staff for Finnish travellers

11/26/2018

This month, we welcomed 13 new Finnish colleagues to the alarm centre in Copenhagen! At our travel alarm centre, the assistance coordinators are gathered in customer-oriented teams in order to strengthen the customer experience and satisfaction across the Nordic markets. Why is this so important?

SOS Insights: The winter high season for travels to Thailand is beckoning

11/22/2018

Thailand is a popular travel destination for Nordic travellers and every year when the cold weather reaches the Nordic countries, a large number of Scandinavians travel to Thailand.

Insurance in Motion: What shapes the life of future mobility and insurance?

11/14/2018

The insurance industry is facing a radical reinterpretation of the way businesses are undertaken. In the new report ‘Insurance in Motion’, consulting futurist and key note speaker Nils Elmark describes the recent trends and mega trends, which will shape the life of future insurance and mobility

 

SOS Insights: When the 60+ segment gets injured while travelling

9/26/2018

We in the Nordic countries live longer than ever before. Life expectancy for both men and women is going up and futurologists talk about a completely new segment, which they call "senagers", a contraction of the words "seniors" and "teenagers".

Increase in the number of travel assistance cases during the summer high season

9/12/2018

The summer is now drawing to its close and SOS International can look back on a busy, but good, summer high season for the travel assistance alarm centre. During the months of June, July and August, the alarm centre handled more than 35,000 cases, which is an 11% increase compared to the same period last year.

New supplier in Thailand will bring savings to SOS International’s customers

9/11/2018

On 1 August 2018, on having completed an extensive tender process, SOS International commenced collaboration with a new supplier in Thailand.

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