Understanding Travel Insurance

UNDERSTANDING TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel Insurance

Buy travel insurance for out-of-province travel or when leaving Canada on Vacation

Are your planning to pop over to Watertown for a quick shopping trip? Perhaps you’re exploring Canada’s coast, heading to the Caribbean or travelling overseas?

Travel Insurance while out-of-province helps protect you against the cost of unexpected emergencies that may occur during your trip – costs only marginally covered by OHIP.

As a financial planner, I worry that my clients may not have sufficient coverage and in the event of a major medical emergency, their financial plan might be ruined!  It’s one of the low probability, but high impact events that often gets overlooked.

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario provides a great summary of commonly asked questions below.

What Is Supplementary Travel Medical Insurance?

Without Supplementary Travel Medical Insurance, You Could Be Exposed to Considerable Financial Obligations

What Does Travel Medical Insurance Not Cover?

Shop Around for the Policy That Best Meets Your Needs

Travel Medical Insurance Checklist

Where to Obtain Travel Medical Insurance

What Do You Need to Put on Your Application?

How Can You Make a Claim?

How Do You Get Treatment?

What I Offer

I offer TuGo Travel Insurance whereby you can get a quote online in a few minutes. Even if you’re age 60+, TuGo offers a Simplified Medical Health Questionnaire with very competitive pre-existing condition coverage. The questions are simple and straightforward.  If you find the quote acceptable, you can continue and purchase directly from the website. Payments can be made online via credit card. Once completed, the policy is emailed directly to you.

Click here for a TuGo Travel Insurance Quote

But, if you aren’t comfortable doing it yourself or just have additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact me. Simply click here to email me and I can work though a quote for you either via email or phone, whichever is most convenient.


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