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Travel tips and advice

Our Travel Tips and Advice section provides helpful suggestions for planning, preparing, and packing for your trip. You’ll also find informative articles on the many valuable benefits that are available when you protect yourself, your family and your trip with travel insurance. 
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Triathlon & multisport travel for beginners

Find out how you can spice up your travel plans by adding triathlons or multisport events to your itinerary as well as learn how travel insurance coverage can take some of the stings out of missing a multisport race.
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5 golden tips for senior solo travel

Solo travel is gaining in popularity with all ages, including seniors. If you are looking to travel solo after retirement, we have some basic tips to help with your travel plans.
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Does OHIP provide the coverage travellers need?

Your provincial health insurance plan may not travel with you when travelling within Canada or abroad. Understand how a private travel medical insurance can offer valuable medical benefits, assistance services and financial protections when government health insurance coverage is limited.
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How to pick the best travel shoes for your trip

Do you know which shoes you should pack for your next trip? Here are some insightful tips on how to pick the best travel footwear for your next travel adventure.
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5 tips for handling a layover

Here are the five most frequently asked questions by travellers about flights with short or long layovers, as well as suggestions on how to make the most of your trip.
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How to fly first class even when you are in economy

Not everyone can shell out the big bucks to experience a 5-star hotel on wings. We give you a quick how-to on faking first class and making your flight more enjoyable, even if you are flying coach.
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Why travel insurance is a must-have for any destination wedding

Regardless of the wedding destination, you, your spouse-to-be and your guests, we recommend having travel insurance coverage. Although travel insurance cannot cover the cost of a wedding itself, it can provide protection against many other unforeseen events that may arise while being abroad.
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How to plan your road trip across Canada

Road trips are an ideal way for anyone visiting or new to Canada, to discover the country. Learn how to set a cross-Canada itinerary, as well as tips on how to choose your destinations, and how to travel safely with travel insurance.
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Packing essentials when travelling with a baby

Find out insights on essential items needed when travelling or flying with a baby. It includes lots of helpful tips about travel insurance for infants or kids, clothing, hygiene and more.
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