What you should know about travel insurance

Updated: Sep 3, 2018

There are two main categories of travel insurance, one covers the cost of medical expenses and the other one covers the trip considering delays, baggage lost, and etc. Although many people are more cautious about their belongings or any change in their trip plan, unforeseen medical expenses in a foreign country could be much more critical issue to consider.

Do you have any idea how much it would cost you? see a sample of medical expenses in Canada.

Fortunately, these expenses can be covered by travel insurances that we offer.

Medical expense coverage:

1- Travelers to Canada

These people are are not eligible to use free medical service in Canada:

- Anyone coming to Canada as a visitor

- Permanent residents of Canada in the first 3 months of their landing

- Canadian resident who have been out of the country for more than 7 months

Need more details? visit Ontario's Ministry of Health

2- Traveler from Canada & Out of province travelers

People are not be eligible to use free medical service in any province other than their province of residents.

People have to pay for medical expenses out of Canada based on the destination country regulation and price.

What to do?

3- Student visa

Any student coming to Canada with a student visa should arrange for their health insurance, they can use the school insurance provider or apply for a private provider.

which one is better for you?

Be careful! you need to know about important distinctions among different travel insurance products before comparing the price.

Visit my other posts to learn more about this subject or contact us to discuss your specific situation.


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