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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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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Is annual multi-trip travel insurance worth it?

We listed the top 5 reasons why any Canadian frequent traveller must opt for a multi trip travel insurance when seeking protection against medical mishaps for unlimited trips within a year time.
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3 benefits of travelling with your loved one

It is believed that romantic couples who travel together have healthier and happier relationships, compared to those who do not. Find out three main advantages of going on a romantic getaway with your partner.
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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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What is medical repatriation and medical evacuation?

Medical repatriation and medical evacuation insurance provide seriously ill or injured travellers the ability to be evacuated to the nearest medical facility or repatriated to their home country once their medical emergency is stabilized.
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5 reasons why you need travel insurance for your cruise

We put together 5 reasons travel insurance is a must-have when you set sail on a cruise and explain the types of coverage available for you to choose from.
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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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10 backpacking essentials you must carry on your trip

Are you planning your first or a new backpacking adventure? Our list of must-pack items will help you to tackle nearly every situation you can think of.
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