Will another travel advisory force you to return to Canada early?

In the event of a travel advisory being placed on your destination, having a COVID rider on your policy will allow you to stay at destination without interrupting your trip or your coverage Due to the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, there is an increased risk that Canada may have to issue travel advisories … Continued

Travel like the Pandemic is over!!!

Travel like the Pandemic is over!!! We are as excited to get back to travelling as you are! There is a lot of buzz around whether the border restrictions will be lifted in July. We hope they are, and we are preparing for when they finally are lifted! We have spent the last 15 months … Continued

Travel Insurance for Fall and Winter 2021

It’s exciting to think that there is a possibility that with the vaccination rollouts and the hope of the full reopening of the economy, travelling like we used to might be right around the corner! It’s no wonder many people are looking into travel insurance for Fall and Winter 2021. We are as excited as … Continued

Medi-Quote in the News

Travel insurance has been talked about a lot in the media since the start of Fall 2020. The pandemic has certainly slowed down the amount of travel, but travel never stopped completely. As the weather turned cold, many Canadian snowbirds decided to travel to warmer climates despite the pandemic. Naturally, travel insurance would be extra … Continued

What happens if you leave before your travel insurance starts?

You are packed up. Ready to go. BUT your travel insurance policy doesn’t start until tomorrow? Oh well, it shouldn’t matter, it’s only one day sooner – Why not just go? Do you know what happens if you leave before your travel insurance starts? Well, in the insurance world it does matter. If you leave … Continued

About Travel Advisories and Travel Insurance

The subject of travel advisories and travel insurance has come up a lot lately. Certainly, these are unprecedented times as we never thought we would see the day when we would see a worldwide travel advisory issued by the Canadian Government.  It’s scary – we know.  I imagine when you bought your emergency health insurance … Continued

Travelling during the Covid-19 pandemic

We are as excited to get back to travelling as you are. Things have changed since the world is now in the middle of a pandemic. And there are things you need to know about travelling during the covid-19 pandemic if you plan to travel far and wide despite the challenges, risks and warnings. Vaccinations … Continued

Why you should seek pre-approval when using your travel insurance

To make sure things go as smoothly as possible we explain why you should seek pre-approval when using your travel insurance. Let’s say you have reached your destination, unpacked and are now experiencing some much-needed R & R. But wait, you are not feeling well and you decide that seeing a doctor might be a … Continued

So You’ve Had a Travel Insurance Claim, Now What?

So you’ve had a travel insurance claim, now what? To begin a claim, you should call the phone number on your wallet card to advise you require medical attention before going to a hospital. If it is not possible to make the call beforehand, do so as soon as possible. If you do not have … Continued