Stay Protected While Travelling in Canada or Abroad
Travel Insurance for Canadians is strongly recommended by the Government of Canada. Like your passport, it should be included in any of your future travel plans. Should an accident or illness occur while you are in another country, it can easily deflate your travel budget and hamper your ability to receive adequate medical care.
Your provincial healthcare plan does not cover you outside of the country, and medical bills accrued while on vacation will not be reimbursed by the Government of Canada.
Contact our Huronia travel insurance brokers and make sure you are protected while traveling within Canada or outside the country. We can help you understand the different types of coverage you might want to consider.
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Types of Travel Insurance
Health Travel Insurance for Canadians
This policy should cover life, health, and disability claims, which would include:
|Medical Expenses||Emergency Transportation|
|Examinations & X-rays||Emergency Room Fees|
|Hospitalization Fees||Prescription Medication|
It should also include the cost of a flight home after any medical incident if so required.
Travel life insurance for Canadians also offers protection and assistance to your family should you become deceased while traveling in another country. In most instances, your health travel life insurance will provide for the return of your remains to Canada as well.
Cancellation & Interruption Coverage
Coverage for emergency trip cancellation or trip interruption should also be included in your package, as well as lost baggage. Leaving for warmer climates when winter settles into Canada can mean potential flight delays or cancellations when weather conditions limit air travel or keep flights grounded. Make sure your insurance covers hotel costs if you’re detained overnight.
Should you need to end your trip early and fly home to tend to an emergency, be sure that your cancellation travel insurance will also cover these types of unexpected costs.
Emergency Assistance Coverage
Sometimes a situation or unusual event will occur that you may not have previously considered. Your travel insurance may include coverage for unusual events such as:
- Emergency Evacuation (not medically related)
- Escort for Your Children (should anything happen to you)
- Terrorism Coverage
- Accident in Flight (or on the ground)
Discuss with your travel insurance broker all the options that are available to you. With the right plan, you won’t have to pay out-of-pocket for unexpected expenses related to medical, life, health, or unforeseen circumstances.
Cost of Travel Insurance for Canadians
Prices may vary, depending on the provider and the different factors they may use to determine your rates including:
- Number of individuals travelling
- Type of insurance coverage needed
- Past insurance claims
- Your intended destination
- Government travel advisories
Huronia works with many of the best travel insurance providers in Canada. Our goal is to provide you with the right insurance coverage that best suits your situation and the travel destinations you have in mind.
Contact our Huronia travel insurance broker today and ensure you and your travel group are adequately covered.
You can also find more information about the types of travel insurance to consider by visiting the Government of Canada website.
About Huronia Insurance Group
Located in Barrie Ontario, Huronia Insurance Group offers a wide spectrum of insurance services to clients across southern Ontario including Toronto and the Greater Toronto area. Along with many types of travel insurance, we also offer personal insurance plus auto, homeowners, and business insurance services.
You can also reach our Huronia Insurance office through our online contact form.
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