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Travel Insurance for Canada

Before you go on your trip to Canada, get travel insurance cover here.
Travel Alert: Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact many travellers around the world. Before you buy, read the travel alerts and check for restrictions at your destination(s) as these may impact cover, or your ability to travel.

Why do I need travel insurance in Canada?

Pristine natural beauty and some of the friendliest folk in the world makes Canada a consistent fixture on the travel bucket list the world over. However, with severe weather conditions, expensive medical costs and general moose related mishaps, there’s a lot that can go wrong on a holiday to Canada. Luckily, cover is available with travel insurance for Canada!

What can travel insurance cover me for in Canada?

Here are some of the cover benefits available with a travel insurance policy.

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Don't like medical bills?

Compensation for unforeseen medical expenses incurred whilst on an overseas holiday

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Unexpected cancellation?

Insurance if you have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control (e.g. sudden illness).

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Going on a cruise?

Hit the open waters with confidence. Our international policies automatically include cover for cruises so you can focus on the fun.

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This is a brief summary only for full terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions read our policy wording

Canada travel insurance FAQs

Am I covered for Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

All international plans include cover for overseas medical expenses. Depending on the plan you choose, there may also be cover available for some other Coronavirus related events. Cover is explained in detail here

Am I covered for skiing in Canada?

If you plan on going skiing or snowboarding, you will need to select and purchase the ‘snow sports’ option when purchasing your policy. This will cover you for your time on the snow.

Does my policy cover me for trekking and hiking?

Yes, it does. You are automatically covered for trekking and hiking as standard with your TID policy. More details on what's covered and what's not can be found here.

Does the Australian government pay for my medical expenses in Canada?

No, it does not. There is no reciprocal health care agreement in place between Australia and Canada which mean any medical expenses you incur in Canada won't be covered by Medicare or the Australian government. Travel insurance however, can cover you for medical expenses you incur for sudden illness or injury whilst you are in Canada.

Will travel insurance cover my cruise to Alaska that departs from Canada?

Yes, it will. You just need to ensure you select ‘Alaskan Cruise’ and ‘Canada’ as destinations when your purchase a TID policy.

Read the policy wording for full terms, conditions and exclusions and to ensure the product suits your needs.

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