Choosing a plan for
Canadians taking one trip

If you are a Canadian resident and need affordable travel insurance for an upcoming trip, you’ve come to the right place.

To help you find coverage for your trip, we will ask you a few questions during the quote process to better understand your unique needs.

If you identify during the quote process that you are a Canadian resident who is planning one upcoming trip, we will then ask a question about what scenarios you’d like to be covered for during that trip.

Based on your answers, we will provide you with a quote for a plan (or plans) designed for Canadian residents who are seeking coverage for an upcoming trip, which also fits your unique travel needs.

Depending on your answers, you will be presented with one or more of the following plan options:

The sections below provide more information on the types of coverage available to help you make an informed decision.

If you have any questions during your research or need assistance with selecting a plan, feel free to contact Allianz Global Assistance toll-free at 1-844-310-1578. We’re available to help with all your travel insurance needs.

Unexpected medical emergencies when travelling can happen to anyone, regardless of age, trip length or destination. Depending on the seriousness of the emergency, the associated costs for medical treatment abroad can be catastrophic.

For these reasons, travel insurance for medical emergencies is an important consideration for all Canadian travellers when leaving Canada’s borders.

And when we say “all” Canadian travellers, we mean it: Holiday sun-seekers, road-tripping couples, young budget backpackers, family adventurers, cross-border weekend shoppers, off-the-beaten-path explorers, cosmopolitan jet-setters, business travellers and southbound Snowbirds alike should all have travel insurance for medical emergencies in place when travelling abroad.

Travellers who do not need coverage in case they become sick or injured during their trip may be those who already have some form of travel medical coverage through other means, such as through an employee benefit program or credit card. For these travellers, we strongly recommend contacting your travel insurance provider before you leave to confirm that your benefits are in effect and levels of coverage are adequate for the duration of your trip.

Coverage in case you need to cancel your trip is recommended if you are booking and pre-paying for flights, accommodations and activities before you leave on your trip.

Benefits for cancellation provide reimbursement for eligible non-refundable travel expenses you’ve paid for in advance of your trip, if you end up needing to cancel your trip due to a covered reason.

Travellers who may not require coverage in case a trip needs to be cancelled would be those who are travelling to the US by car and/or those who have not paid for accommodations or excursions in advance.

This option is suited for Canadian travellers looking for a full suite of benefits.

As mentioned earlier, coverage for medical emergencies is advisable for all Canadians taking a trip outside of the country.

If you have also booked and paid for trip expenses such as flights, accommodations and/or excursions in advance of leaving, it’s recommended that you have benefits for Trip Cancellation in place as well.

Comprehensive travel insurance plans include benefits for Trip Interruption and Delay, Lost, Stolen or Damaged Baggage, Flight Accident and more.

Still not sure what your coverage needs might be? If you have any questions about the plans available to you, the included benefits, or how to decide which plan might be for you, our licensed insurance experts are available to assist you.

Simply call Allianz Global Assistance toll free at 1-844-310-1578. We’re here to help!