The uncertain is inevitable. Life comes with risk, and covering that risk is imperative if you’d like to travel without worry.
Are you aware that a single stich can cost between $500 and $2,000 depending on the hospital? A day stay as inpatient can cost $4,000 while a hospital stay can cost as much as $12,500 per day. These are just a few of the costs you may incur if you have an accident or become sick.
PEACE OF MIND WHEN TRAVELING:
Whether you’re planning a week on a beach, traveling to another province, taking a year-long sabbatical, or leaving for a day of cross-border shopping, it’s impossible to predict what may happen with your health. But it’s not impossible to prepare for it. Travel insurance can give you peace of mind when travelling.
INSURANCE FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS:
If you're planning on travelling out of the province or out of the country you should carry appropriate coverage to protect against the cost of unexpected emergency medical expenses and more that may happen during your trip. Provincial health plans only covers a fraction of healthcare expenses incurred outside Canada and limits coverage when travelling to another province. You can select an Emergency Hospital & Medical Insurance plan, a Trip Cancellation & Interruption or an All-inclusive package which covers Emergency Hospital & Medical insurance and Trip Cancellation & Interruption insurance and extra coverages in one easy package.
INSURANCE FOR VISITORS TO CANADA:
Visitors to Canada Travel should carry protection against the high cost of emergency medical care for foreign visitors entering Canada for pleasure or business reasons. This includes foreign students, immigrants or foreign workers entering Canada to lawfully seek permanent residence. Coverage should be purchased prior to arrival in Canada, The Visitors to Canada plan provides a comprehensive options to cover your needs.
WE CAN HELP:
Whether you purchased your trip from us or booked it through another agency or made your own arrangements, we can help you with your insurance needs, Passport Travel have partnered with Allianz Global Assistance. Coverage is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of The Co-operators group of companies. To enroll, click the link on the right and complete the form. Need help? Call us, we are there for you!
ELIGIBILITY AND EXCLUSIONS
The travel insurance policies have terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions. Be sure to read the eligibility requirements and exclusions. You can read details of the policies by clicking these links:
We can help you understand these if you are note sure. Call us for more information.
While many Canadians have some coverage through a group benefit plan or on their credit card, this coverage can be inadequate. Make sure you have comprehensive financial coverage for unexpected circumstances like trip delays or hospital expenses, 24-hour support, and assistance from a team of travel experts, We would be happy to review your benefits with you. Health expenses can be incredibly costly – don’t let yourself be caught unprepared.
10 REASONS WHY YOU NEED INSURANCE
Your flight has been cancelled.
Your bags are lost and your medication is in it. You need to have an emergency prescription filled.
Your passport and wallet are stolen, and you need emergency cash and a replacement passport.
You're involved in an accident and adequate medical treatment is not available. You need medical evacuation.
You need to cancel your trip due to illness.
Your cruise line, airline or tour operator goes bankrupt. You need your non-refundable expenses covered and to get to your destination.
You have a medical emergency in a foreign country.
A terrorist incident occurs in the city where you’re planning to visit and you want to cancel your trip.
A hurricane forces you to evacuate your resort, hotel or cruise
It's a visa requirement for the country you are visiting.