Latest news from SOS International

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

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*).

It’s time for skiing again

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

SOS International has entered into a collaboration with EasyPark on digital parking in the Nordic region.

SOS International installs mobile charging station for electric vehicles

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.

Finnish staff for Finnish travellers

This month, we welcomed 13 new Finnish colleagues to the alarm centre in Copenhagen!

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

The insurance industry is facing a radical reinterpretation of the way businesses are undertaken. A new report describes the tendencies.

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

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

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

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

High risk of overtreatment on popular holiday destinations

This summer, SOS International expects to help most Scandinavians on holiday in Spain, Greece and Turkey. The acute personal help company estimates that the risk of overtreatment is especially high in private clinics and hospitals in these particular countries.

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