Travel Outside Canada: How Provincial Health Plans Cover You Abroad

Aug 2 2017
Post by Melissa | Travel Insurance | Leave a comment

As Canadians, we often take for granted how much travel coverage outside of Canada really costs because we’re fortunate to have provincial health care plans. But did you know that if a medical emergency happens when you’re travelling out-of-country, provincial health care coverage pays for less than 10% of the total expenses? Many service costs […]

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What You Need to Know About Electronic Travel Authorization

Dec 15 2015
Post by Daisy | Travel | 2 Comments

As of March 15, 2016, all visa-exempt visitors to Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter the country, similar to the U.S. Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). This new security measure by the government of Canada will pre-screen visitors before they arrive to identify “high-risk” travellers. If you’re expecting foreign guests or […]

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