Travel Insurance Quotes
Travel Insurance Tips
Some travellers leave a few days earlier or return home a few days later than originally planned, without advising their travel insurance company. What they do not realize is that, statistically, the two highest incidences of claims are at the beginning and at the end of trips.
This means no insurance protection when it is needed the most. Many insurance plans will void your insurance if such information is withheld. Call your insurance company if you have a change of plans.
Do not rely on your provincial health plan to cover costs if you get sick or are injured while abroad.
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Arrange for private health insurance while you are away, as your provincial/territorial health insurance may not cover you.
For complete protection, additional [travel] medical insurance should be purchased from a private insurance company, even if you only plan to leave the country for a day.
B.C. Ministry of Health Services
…you are encouraged to obtain additional [travel] health insurance before travelling.
…out-of-country travelers are strongly advised to obtain additional [travel medical] insurance from private insurers…
New Brunswick Department of Health
It is recommended that residents traveling outside this country ensure that they have adequate private [travel] health insurance to supplement their provincial health plan.
N.L. Department of Health and Community Services
It is strongly recommended that any resident traveling out of province purchase a Travel Health [Insurance] Plan…
Nova Scotia Department of Health
...it is strongly recommended that you purchase travel [health] insurance when you travel outside of the province or country.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Coverage for out-of-country health care services is limited; you should purchase supplementary [travel health] insurance.
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
PEI residents visiting other countries are advised to obtain private [travel] medical insurance…
P.E.I. Department of Health
If you are planning to leave the country…make sure you have additional [travel] health insurance.
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health