Paying for international medical care can be incredibly costly – it could even bankrupt you. Yet many travelers are ignoring their travel insurance needs, despite 21% of vacationers requiring medical attention of some kind.
It can be tricky to asses your snowbird insurance needs when leaving the country for an extended amount of time. Here are the most overlooked types.
Many travellers believe there’s no need for travel insurance as long as they stay within Canada – but this is a big misconception. You can still be on the hook for big medical expenses, lost luggage or cancelled flights – even if you think you’re already covered.
Do you know how to prevent travel emergencies? A little legwork before takeoff can go a long way in case of illness or injury.
How much travel insurance is enough? It’s important to have adequate coverage when on a trip – even if you carry your provincial health card.