Claims can be a tricky subject, and if you’re like me, you likely never think anything “unexpected” or “unfortunate” will happen to you on vacation – especially if you’re under 25. But believe it or not, even the slightest incident or symptom can lead to an emergency medical claim – even a flu can send you to the hospital! And the last thing you want are extra out-of-pocket expenses. To help you understand the importance of travel insurance and the costs associated with the most common emergency medical claims, we’ve included a few real-life examples below.

top 5 emergency medical claims

So the next time you’re planning a trip, think about purchasing travel insurance, so you can relax knowing you’ll be covered for any unexpected medical costs while you’re away. And if you’re a frequent cross-border shopper or nomadic traveller, you’ll be happy to know that a Multi-Trip Annual Plan is the most economical way to travel with coverage – just set it and forget it!

If you’re looking to start a claim, find out how to submit a claim online, by phone, or in person. 

Safe travels now,


Top 5 Emergency Medical Claims: Why You Need Travel Insurance

Sep 18 2018