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Getting Sick when outside of Canada: A look at the cost of travel insurance
Getting sick when outside of Canada


Most people who love to travel, or those who travel frequently know the importance of purchasing a comprehensive travel insurance package before leaving on a trip. Travel insurance protects you out of province or country from unforeseen accidents or illnesses. Without travel insurance, the cost of prescription drugs or hospital care can overwhelming. So, what is your best bet when looking into the purchase of travel insurance? Shop around understand the limitations of the coverage.

Travel Health Insurance
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If you get sick unexpectedly or have an accident while you are away, knowing your coverage before an emergency occurs will ease the pain. Buying travel health insurance is an important step for sufficient medical coverage while outside Canada, but it is only the first step. To make your policy work, there has to be a co-operative relationship between the policyholder and the company.

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We've assembled the a list of travel insurance info-tips to help you sort through the maze of options a traveler is faced with when dealing with Travel insurance.

Some do's and don'ts

Study fine print on medical insurance

Many Canadians hold medical insurance through their company benefits package. But few have ever actually read the fine print on that policy. When you travel out of the province or out of the country, you should know how that package will cover you and your family.

Study fine print on medical insurance

Start by digging out that little booklet about benefits you got when you joined the company. Similarly, if you have out-of country medical insurance through your "gold" credit card or other sources, you should find out the terms of the plan. You want to know who is covered, for how long and whether there are any restrictions on coverage.

Traveling the net - useful links

While planning your trip, don't forget to visit Travel @ Home And Abroad first. It provides up to the minute country travel reports, weather reports and passport information.

Registering at a Canadian Government Office Abroad (ROCA)

Available on the website of the Consular Affairs Bureau of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade It is recommended that you register at the nearest Canadian government office abroad. This will help them contact you in case of an emergency. Registration is voluntary, and the information you provide is protected and used in accordance with the provisions of their Privacy Act. You can also register on-line.

In countries where Canada has no direct representation, there may be arrangements in place for you to register with another country’s embassy or consulate. For example, Canada has such an arrangement with Australia. Have a look at the Country Travel Reports on the Consular Affairs Web site for country-specific information.

Emergency services around the world

The Consular Affairs Bureau of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade is committed to providing effective and efficient services throughout the world to all Canadians.
Services are available through their headquarters in Ottawa and through their network of offices in other countries. Emergency services are also available, as well as a handy reference book of travel advice, important telephone numbers and addresses of Canadian government offices around the world.

Calling Home.....

If you've tried to call home to Canada while overseas, you know how complicated and time-consuming it can be. Canada Direct is an automated, international access service offered by Bell Canada which allows Canadian travelers to place calls to Canada using the Canadian Telecommunications network. Canada Direct is a simple and cost-effective way of calling Canada and other countries from overseas.


Travel advisor associations and trade groups

Many agencies belong to professional travel or trade associations. Members must usually meet certain requirements for training, staffing and financing. Here are some common examples:

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Attention Snowbirds: Talk finances before you take flight

Getting ready to leave the bitter cold of Canadian winters for the balmy beaches of the sunny south? By getting your financial affairs in order before you depart, you won't need to worry about a GIC renewal when you could be enjoying an ocean breeze. As your aware Fiscal Agents provide a no-fee deposit placement service that can be easily accessed from south of the boarder.
 

Study fine print on medical insurance coverage if you're planing a trip

Many Canadians hold medical insurance through their company benefits package. But few have ever actually read the fine print on that policy. When you travel out of the province or out of the country, you should know how that package will cover you and your family.
 


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