Travelling with a Pet – Does Your Policy Include Pet Return Coverage?

Many people these days are bringing a pet when traveling south for the winter. Having your best friend with you can make a long trip much more enjoyable. Plus, you wouldn’t want your precious pooch freezing his tail off or cooped-up inside while you’re living it up in the great outdoors in beautiful weather. For … Continued

How Changes in Medication Affect Your Insurance Coverage

Changes in medication will have an effect on the stability period of the condition the medication is taken for. Any change in medication can be considered a change in treatment. It is important to notify your broker of all medication changes, no matter what kind it is. When it comes to travel insurance, an increase … Continued

How Pre-Existing Conditions & Stability Impact Travel Insurance Coverage

When it comes to travel insurance and pre-existing conditions, there is a lot of misinformation floating around about how pre-existing conditions are not covered at all. Sometimes people incorrectly assume that their existing conditions would not be covered by a policy. However, most of the time pre-existing conditions can be covered, as long as you … Continued

Should You Top-Up Your Credit Card or Group Coverage Travel Insurance?

Many credit cards and group coverage insurance plans come with the additional perk of automatic travel insurance at no additional cost. Some of these plans allow their coverage to be topped up, where a third-party travel insurance supplements the coverage provided by your credit card or group plan to provide additional coverage. In this article, … Continued

Tips for Insuring Baggage and Personal Belongings when Travelling

Purchasing baggage insurance for your trip is a great way to get extra piece of mind when traveling. But, unless you’ve been through an experience involving lost or stolen items and tried to make a claim on baggage insurance, there’s a lot you might not know. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips to … Continued

Health Insurance Coverage for International Students Studying in Manitoba

With the news that the Manitoba government is discontinuing universal healthcare coverage for international students, we want to reach out to international students in the province to let them know that we offer a number of private health insurance options for international students studying in Canada. We are a Manitoba based company with an office … Continued

Trip Cancellation Insurance for Private Condo Rentals

For people who had difficulty getting trip cancellation insurance for private condo rentals, we have some good news! We now have plans that provide coverage for your condo rental, even if you are renting from a private individual. Until recently, insurance companies required travellers to rent condos from an agency or a company to qualify … Continued

Solving The Mystery of Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance

There is more to travel insurance than emergency medical. You can insure the cost of your trip, just make sure you understand your coverage. You may have heard of trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance before. Both types of insurance help insure the costs of prepaid travel arrangements for certain unforeseen events, such as medical … Continued

Things to Consider When Shopping for Travel Insurance

We often hear from clients who want good coverage and peace of mind knowing they won’t have any surprises in the event of a claim while on holidays. In Canada, where the health care system is funded through taxes, health care is not something we are used to spending money on. So when it comes … Continued