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Blue Cross is best known for it’s supplemental medical insurance for Canadians, but it’s also one of the biggest, and most trusted, Canadian travel insurance companies.

Blue Cross offers its insurance through several independent Blue Cross member plans across Canada.

Check out our independent reviews of Alberta Blue Cross, Manitoba Blue Cross, Medavie Blue Cross, Quebec Blue Cross, Ontario Blue Cross, and Pacific Blue Cross.

Blue Cross Travel Insurance

While Blue Cross is a cross-Canada organization, travel insurance plans are sold and administered separately in each region.

ProvinceBlue Cross Member PlanOnline Quotes Available?
British ColumbiaPacific Blue Cross
ManitobaManitoba Blue Cross
Newfoundland and LabradorOntario Blue Cross -
New BrunswickOntario Blue Cross -
Northwest Territories (Alberta Blue Cross does not offer individual travel coverage to residents of the Northwest Territories.)
Nova ScotiaOntario Blue Cross -
NunavutManitoba Blue Cross
OntarioOntario Blue Cross -
Prince Edward IslandOntario Blue Cross -
YukonPacific Blue Cross

You Need to Know

  • You must be a Canadian resident to buy Blue Cross travel insurance for Canadians
  • You must be covered by the government health plan in your province or territory
  • You must apply for Blue Cross travel insurance before leaving on your trip
  • You will not be covered for any claims if you travel to a country where the Canadian government has issued an avoid all travel or avoid non-essential travel warning
  • If you’re 59 or older, you’ll probably need to fill out a medical questionnaire
  • Visitors to Canada plans are available

Where Can I Learn more?

See the table above to learn more.

Want to Compare Blue Cross’ rates?

The quickest way to compare rates with other companies is to use a price comparison website.

Comparison websites, like BestQuote Travel Insurance, let you compare quotes for travel insurance from several different companies at once. Type in a few details about your trip, and compare policy coverage and prices to help narrow down your choice.

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