Category Archives: Travel Insurance

Canada, US poised to extend border restrictions until August 21st

TORONTO — The U.S. and Canada are poised to extend their agreement to keep their shared border closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, but a final confirmation has not been given, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

One of Canada’s highest-profile medical experts throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Isaac Bogoch, told the CBC last week that he wouldn’t be surprised if the Canada-U.S. border stays closed until into 2021. Read more

Coronavirus – Am I Covered?

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation is constantly evolving and I understand that you will have questions & concerns about your travel insurance coverage and the benefits of your ’emergency medical travel insurance.’

If you are currently on a trip, or planning on travelling, I’m here to help, so feel free to send me an email or call me directly at 1-866-657-3882.

Keep in mind that information is changing with little or no notice, so I strongly advise that you regularly check in with the Canadian Government’s Travel Advisory site:

Reforms for Travel Health Insurance

As a travel insurance specialist, I have advocated for consumer protection with doctors and insurance companies. For you, the consumer, I am here to educate and provide you with knowledge and understanding of the products you are purchasing. 

The CCIR came up with a consumer survey on travel insurance to which results were posted in 2016. Further to the survey, recommendations were made by the CCIR on Travel Insurance Reforms that were posted on May 31, 2017. The goal is to enhance consumer protection and increase confidence in travel health insurance products.

Read more or Contact Me for a copy of the recommendations surrounding definitions, eligibility, exclusions…


Snowbird Travel Insurance Survey Results

travelThe Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (“CCIR”) proposed a consumer survey surrounding travel insurance . Consumers were asked to give their input on their concerns over purchasing insurance and to offer up their comments.

The survey outlined fair treatment of consumers, potential issues related to Travel Health
Insurance (“THI”) and options to enhance consumers’ protection and confidence.

The results are now available…Survey Results

Visitors to Canada Medical Insurance

International Visitors to Canada

If you have family or friends coming to stay, let them know that the Canadian government recommends that they get proper insurance coverage during their stay. Health care shouldn’t be a financial burden. Here are some real life examples that demonstrate the value of investing in a comprehensive visitor’s plan: Visitor Claims

Health care shouldn’t be a financial burden. Contact me for a free no-obligation quote for your loved ones.