Six Reasons Why So Many Canadians Choose To Buy Travel Insurance Online

Six Reasons Why So Many Canadians Choose To Buy Travel Insurance Online

Back in the day, we always used to buy travel insurance from our travel agent. Now that we book almost everything online, from flights to hotels to buses and even tours.Seems like a lot of Canadians are with us on this one, and choosing to buy travel insurance online as well. Here are six reasons why buying travel insurance online is so popular with us folks in Canada...
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Over Half Of Canadians Don’t Purchase Travel Insurance: Surveys

Over Half of Canadians Don’t Purchase Travel Insurance: Surveys

Recent surveys from three major Canadian travel insurance providers have all revealed one shocking conclusion: A large number of Canadians don't purchase travel insurance before leaving on a trip.Surprisingly, a large number of young Canadians believe, quite wrongly, that their Canadian provincial health coverage will cover them when they leave the province. What they don't realize is that depending on where they're going, that amount might not even cover the tax.
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Travel Insurance Quote Checklist

Travel Insurance Quote Checklist

Have a trip coming up and thinking of getting some travel insurance?Here are some key questions to ask when getting a travel insurance quote.Travel insurance can be pretty complex, so this checklist is designed to help you ask some of the most important questions to help keep your finances safe, and your trip worry-free.
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Do I Need Travel Insurance?

Do I Need Travel Insurance?

The short answer is yes, you should get travel insurance, especially emergency medical travel insurance.

When you're in Canada, your provincial health coverage looks after medical and hospital expenses. Because of this, Canadians rarely (if ever) see a hospital bill. As Canadians, our excellent health care coverage often means that medical insurance is something that Canadians don't think about very often, since we rarely see the actual costs of medical care.

When we travel outside of Canada (or even our home province), our provincial health care coverage can be limited. Only a fraction of medical of the cost of medical expenses may be covered if you're sick or injured out of country.

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What Type Of Travel Insurance Do I Need?

One of the first questions most people ask when buying travel insurance is "What type of travel insurance do I need?"It's a good question, as there are a lot of travel insurance types out there, and choosing between them can seem a bit confusing at first. In this article, we outline the main types of travel insurance, and when they make sense.Read on to find out what type of travel insurance is best for you.
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Don’t Let Your Travel Insurance Company Deny Your Claim!

Don’t Let Your Travel Insurance Company Deny Your Claim!

Many travellers assume everything is covered when they buy travel insurance, but that's not always necessarily the case. We constantly hear stories about travellers claims being denied. Most often, denied claims result when travellers misunderstand their insurance policy.When you buy travel insurance, you enter into a legal contact. The policy certificate from your insurance company outlines all of the fine print that can help you understand what your policy covers and doesn't cover.Here are some of the most common reasons travel insurance claims are denied.
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