Canada is a long way to travel for most visitors. If they have the opportunity to spend a longer time here, it’s no surprise that they would want to see as much of it as they can while they’re here. The thing is, at 9,984,670 KM2, Canada has a lot of territory to cover, especially when taking a road trip across Canada.
So, how to decide which travel sites across Canada to visit? The answer: destination hopping. With a good plan and a well-packed bag that includes Visitors to Canada travel insurance, it can be a great way to get your feet wet or enjoy a fully immersive experience in everything that a Canada vacation has to offer.
The possibilities are almost endless when putting together a Canada road trip itinerary. Whether you’re someone putting down permanent roots in Canada, on a temporary work assignment, or visiting on a Super Visa, consider the following to help focus the options for seeing what this country has to offer:
When destination-hopping around Canada, it’s important to pace yourself, especially if you’re a visitor who’s older or not yet used to the climate. Jet lag can set in quickly if taking multiple flights or crossing different time zones. Hurrying to make a travel connection could end up slowing you down if it results in a twisted ankle. The symptoms of heat stroke, sun stroke or dehydration can take their toll well before you feel their effects if you’re spending time outdoors. When planning for possibilities such as these, leave plenty of time for travelling to and catching connections at airports, cruise terminals and other points of departure. Also, be sure to make time to rest along the way – and get plenty of sleep to help feel refreshed and ready to enjoy the day. Just in case, have a plan in place if the unexpected does happen.
While there are lots of great tips available on how to pack for a great trip, probably the best packing tip is to make sure you have Visitors to Canada travel insurance. If you experience an emergency while on the road in Canada, and you need medical treatment, for example, it could be very costly, totalling more than $10,000 CAD.
Visitors to Canada travel insurance benefits also include 24/7 emergency assistance. Our assistance team acts as a link between you and the doctor or hospital during your care, and your coverage can help pay the bill once your treatment is complete. Pair these and the other Visitors to Canada travel insurance benefits with the free TripWise travel app, which offers useful tools and information to assist you in the event of a travel emergency, and you’re ready for your Canadian road trip adventure that takes you from one great experience to another.
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Travel insurance does not cover everything. Please refer to the policy wording for full terms and conditions, including limitations and exclusions. Travel insurance is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of The Co-operators Group of Companies and administered by Allianz Global Assistance. Allianz Global Assistance is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency Canada Ltd. Please note that remuneration may be payable to the distributor of this insurance.
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