Travel tips

All great travel experiences start with a desire. Perhaps it’s a yearning to visit a historic landmark, a craving for unique regional cuisines or quite simply, longing to return to a favourite destination.  Whether you prefer to plan your trip in great detail or wing it as you go, travel insurance fits nicely into every plan, budget and itinerary, with help just a phone call away.

City walks, nature hikes, tourist attractions, culinary indulgences and yoga retreats all await you. Discover Allianz Global Assistance’s collection of travel articles and travel safely, pack smart and stay healthy.

Looking for travel insurance? Allianz Global Assistance offers travel insurance plans that cover medical emergencies, in addition to trip delays, interruptions and cancellations. Here’s what to consider when choosing a plan. 
The planning stages to a vacation or extended trip are often filled with excitement and enthusiasm. When to go, what to see, where to eat? It also isn’t without its share of stress at times. 
Deciding if you should drive or fly for your next trip? Here are multiple factors – including cost, time, safety, sightseeing and more – to consider before you make up your mind. 

More than an ultimate romantic destination, Bora Bora is a secluded oasis that makes for an ideal getaway. We’ve put together practical advice to assist you in planning this bucket-list trip so you can have a memorable experience.
Cancun provides travellers with a variety of lodging options. We've compiled a list of all-inclusive resorts that may offer the best hotel guest experience based on each type of traveller profile.
The following are four reasons why travellers might want to secure annual multi-trip travel insurance.  A good option is Allianz Global Assistance’s Annual Medical Plan, which provides valuable emergency medical coverage for unlimited trips within a one-year period. 
Is travel insurance for multiple trips worth it? For Canadians travelling frequently, an Annual Medical Plan offers peace of mind, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the travel experience without worry. 
An annual family vacation, a last-minute business trip, a cross-border shopping expedition…If you think about how many times you end up travelling outside of your home province or territory, the number can really add up. 
For many business travellers, being able to travel with just carry-on luggage is critical. It can also make life a lot easier for leisure travel as well. 
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. 
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.
From back up batteries for devices on the flight to surprising the kids with a bit of their own spending money, we provide valuable information so you can provide your family with the ideal trip.
From sea to sea, Canada is a beautiful country with many diverse landscapes, culture and sounds. Summer holidays and long weekends are always a great opportunity to get away, but before you venture out to your neighbouring province or territory make sure to have sufficient travel insurance coverage
With COVID-19 restrictions lifted, in-person gatherings and business travel will likely see a rise in the next couple of months. Find out how you can plan for an effective business trip and perhaps even turn it into a bleisure trip. Before leaving on our business or bleisure trip, make sure you’re covered with travel insurance.
Before your next trip make sure to check your credit card’s coverage limitations, including COVID-19 coverage. We offer travel insurance plans for Canadians travelling within Canada or abroad.

Are you looking forward to finally set sail on that long awaited cruise? Before you’re able to embark on your next trip, make sure that you’ve packed all important items, such as travel insurance.

For all the foodies out there, find out about amazing places to eat and drink all around the world. This space contains ideas on festivals, trendy places to visit, as well as food safety tips you should be aware of while travelling. While you’re travelling to your next tasty destination, make sure that you’re covered with travel insurance.
Allianz Global Assistance covers emergency medical and trip cancellations and interruption protection for Canadians and visitors to Canada. Find out why it is important to purchase travel insurance, before leaving on your next trip.

Many Canadians look forward to their golden years to enjoy long forgotten hobbies, learn a new skill, or travel. To ensure that your next trip is an enjoyable and safe journey, we’ve gathered useful information seniors or Snowbirds may need, before hitting the road or getting on a plane to sunny Florida.  
With so much information available on social media, blogs, videos, and websites, planning a trip can become a daunting task and can easily get overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! Find out all you should know to help plan your next trip with our extensive library of travel planning related articles.  
Many Canadians look forward to their golden years to enjoy long forgotten hobbies, learn a new skill, or travel. To ensure that your next trip is an enjoyable and safe journey, we’ve gathered useful information seniors or Snowbirds may need, before hitting the road or getting on a plane to sunny Florida. 
If you’re someone who enjoys doing lots of activities during your vacation, don’t forget to consider travel insurance for your next trip. Review the activities against the exclusions listed in your policy to make sure that you understand how your travel insurance policy protects you.

If you’re planning a trip to Canada or looking for Super Visa insurance, make sure you’ve got the right coverage to ensure a peaceful and worry-free trip for you and your loved ones. We offer a variety of travel insurance plans for tourists, Super Visa applicants, landed immigrants and returning Canadians waiting for Government Health Insurance Plan coverage, international students, and temporary workers.
Honeymoons, anniversaries and destination weddings don’t need to be stressful. We’ve gathered the information you need to make your day an unforgettable and safe celebration. Make sure to check out our travel insurance plans to help protect your special day.