If an unexpected medical emergency should happen when travelling outside your home province, territory or country, getting treatment can cost thousands of dollars. Your government healthcare plans have limits on how much they’ll cover, which can leave you holding the bulk of the bills. Canadian residents travel insurance plan is ideal for: • Travellers covered under a Canadian government health insurance plan • Canadians up to age 89 travelling for business or pleasure • Canadians travelling anywhere in the world.
Our travel insurance plan is ideal for travellers who are planning to stay in Canada on a temporary basis, typically for up to one year. Even if travellers have an existing insurance policy in their own home country, they might find that the coverage is limited or lacking against emergency medical expenses when travelling. Allianz TripCover travel insurance policy is unique in that it specifically provides medical insurance for visitors to canada.
In some provinces, newly arrived immigrants and expatriates returning to Canada must undergo a three month waiting period before they’re eligible to apply for Provincial healthcare coverage. You can fill this gap with Tripcover Visitor to Canada Plus™ Policy.
Some employers will provide coverage for employees who are on a work visa. Employees who are not covered by their employers will need to buy their own policy. For International Experience Canada, you must have health insurance for the entire time you are in Canada. The health insurance must cover medical care; hospitalization; and repatriation. You may be refused entry to Canada if you don’t have medical insurance.
Some universities will provide coverage for students who are on a foreign student visa. Students who are not covered by their university will need to buy their own policy. Our Visitor to Canada Plus™ Policy will help you cover medical care; hospitalization; and repatriation.
Canada offers a special type of visa known as the super visa which is valid for up to 10 years and can be configured to allow multiple entries. The visa was created to assist foreign family members in visiting loved ones in the country. Before obtaining the visa, however, individuals must show proof of super visa insurance, illustrating that they have purchased medical insurance from a Canadian provider.