Travel insurance coverages are unique to each traveller. Common coverage options include emergency medical coverage, trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel delays, medical evacuation and baggage coverage.
The earlier you purchase your travel protection, the more options may be available to you. Trip Cancellation coverage starts on the day you purchase a plan. Plans with trip protection benefits must be purchased before you leave your home.
The cost of travel insurance plans will vary. Common cost considerations include age and number of the travellers, destination, length of trip, and type of coverage. In general, plans that include trip cancellation and trip interruption will cost between 4%-10% of your total pre-paid, non-refundable trip cost.
Many policies may offer coverage for COVID-19-related travel concerns.It is important to remember that all insurance is subject to exclusions and limitations so be sure to read the policy wording of your plan carefully. If you have any questions, our licensed agents are available to help.
Canadian health insurance may not pay your medical bills while you’re travelling outside of Canada. Your provincial or territorial health plans may cover only a small part, or none, of the costs of medical care abroad.
It is important to consider that foreign hospitals can be very expensive and may require immediate cash payment, and in some countries hospitals or clinics may not treat you if you do not have enough insurance or money to pay for the services.
While your credit card may offer some protection, it may not provide the same amount of coverage available from traditional travel insurance. Travellers seeking additional assistance when evaluating their travel insurance options can contact a licensed travel insurance agent for help.
InsureMyTrip arranges insurance on behalf of various Canadian insurers. It is important to remember that all insurance is subject to exclusions and limitations. Be sure to read the policy wording carefully. If you have any questions, our licensed agents are available to help.