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AIG Direct : Health insurers

  • AIG Direct is part of the AIG group
  • AIG Direct is a trading name of AIG Europe Limited
  • Insurance underwritten by AIG Europe
  • Parent company American International Group(AIG) is a leading US international insurer



Individual Critical Illness Insurance




Heart attack / stroke




Personal Accident Plan


Individual personal accident


Older people


Contact details

Company name

AIG Direct

Web site



Norfolk House

Wellesley Road




0800 048 1652


online form

Last updated: 23 March 2013

AIG Direct news

  • AIG will become Chartis
    AIG has chosen Chartis as the new name for AIU Holdings. When AIG UK will be fully rebranded as Chartis, is not yet known. There will be a gradual...
  • Chartis launches CancerCare
    As well as offering cancer care (WellWoman), Chartis Direct now also offers CancerCare. Neither plan covers the medical expenses associated with...
  • AIG to offer life insurance in Europe
    AIG plans to rebuild life insurance sales outside the USA after selling off operations in Asia and Europe to help repay a taxpayer bailout.
  • One critical illness policy becomes three
    AIG Direct has revamped and renamed its special critical illness policy for cancer, so there is now one general policy, one specific policy for men...
  • Chartist becomes AIG again
    American International Group (AIG) has integrated its European insurance operations into a single insurance company, AIG Europe Ltd.
  • AIG plans to launch new private medical insurance products
    AIG Direct is planning to launch a private medical insurance policy for small businesses in the next few months. The insurer recently launched a new...
  • AIG launches HealthChoice
    AIG Direct has launched HealthChoice, a pick and mix private medical insurance. The product will pay for treatment at a hospital provided by BMI...
  • AIG restructure
    AIG is hiving off its general insurance businesses including AIG UK into a new holding company, to be called AIU Holdings.
  • AIG rescued again
    The global insurance giant AIG has agreed to a break-up plan in return for a further $30 billion lifeline from the US government.
  • AIG ends Manchester United sponsorship deal
    The troubled US insurer AIG will not be renewing its shirt sponsorship deal with Manchester United when it expires in May 2010. AIG agreed to pay...
  • AIG to sell at least 15 businesses
    AIG has to move fast because it has a short window to repay the emergency government aid and prevent Washington from taking full control of the...
  • US Government buys AIG
    AIG, the world's biggest insurer, with subsidiaries in 123 countries, is now a subsidiary of the US Government. The Federal Reserve Bank of New...
  • Discount travel insurance
    Manchester United fans travelling to the Champions League final in Moscow can benefit from a 30 per cent discount with AIG Direct. In celebration...
  • RBS to auction insurers
    Market conditions have further deteriorated and the credit drought is likely to be much more prolonged than previously thought. It is now appropriate...
  • PMI news : AIG withdraws Healthnow
    An unusual type of medical insurance set up by AIG - whereby the customer only pays for cover against the most common conditions with long NHS...
  • Critical illness insurance news : AIG Direct launches Cancer Support Plan
    Cancer Support Plan from AIG Direct gives you the comfort of extra financial support when you and your family need it most of all. This Cancer...
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