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Southern Odyssey®

Effective September 29 2020

Plan Highlights

  • Excellent coverage for travellers up to $2 Million maximum
  • Upgrade to a “Plus” plan to reduce the stability clause to 90 days from 180 or 365 days, or 30 days down from 90 days, 0 day from 30 days
  • Includes the Trip Break benefit
  • Can be purchased after departure from home province
  • No coverage for recurrence of Kidney Stones, Gallstones, Cancer or Gout
  • Coverage up $200.000 CND for Covid-19 if no Government Travel Advisory present at departure but No
  • Policies can only be booked 45 days in advance of your departure date
  • Unlimited within Canada coverage is NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON THIS PLAN
  • NEW for this year: Cancellation Fee if you cancel your trip in advance of your effective date

Pricing Factors

Factor Details
Deductible options available for savings:
  • $0
  • $250(CND)-Saves 10%
  • $500(CND)-Saves 16%
  • $1,000(CND)-Saves 21%
  • $5,000(CND)-Saves 30%
  • $10,000(CND)-Saves 39%
  • $50,000(CND)-Saves 48%
Plans Available:
  • Multi Trip Annual Plan – 8, 15, 30, 60 and 125 days
  • Single Trip Coverage
    • Up to 365 days
Rate Information:
  • Top-up rates based on total number of days away, including days already covered by Multi-Trip Annual Plan or Other Coverage. Rates based on age at booking.
  • $10 minimum policy fee.
Age Restrictions:
  • Available for those Age 0-89
Changes Prior to Effective Date:
  • Dates can be changed up until Effective Date
    • No change fees
  • Policies can be cancelled up until Effective Date
    • Cancellation fee prior to departure is $50 unless you or your travelling companion are unable to travel due to sickness or injury (a Physician’s statement is required)
Refunds for Returning Early:
  • Subject to no claims being made against your policy
  • Subject to a $30 Administration Fee
  • Refund amount minimum $10 per Policy
  • Must supply MQIB with Proof of Return
  • Proof must be submitted within 30 days of your policy expiry date
Extensions after effective date:
  • Subject answering no the 3 questions below
    • Have you had any claims, or do you plan to submit a claim against your policy?
    • Have you had any changes to your health or medication since departing?
    • Have any Pre-Existing Medical Conditions NOT remained stable?
  • Minimum amount of $10 per Policy

 

Plan Details
Diamond Plus Pre-Existing medical conditions are covered providing your condition has been stable and controlled for at least 0 days before departure with no changes to your health, medication or treatment.
Under 55 Plus,Diamond, Emerald Plus & Platinum Plus Pre-Existing medical conditions are covered providing your condition has been stable and controlled for at least 30 days before departure with no changes to your health, medication or treatment.
Emerald, Platinum, Under 55, Vacation, Gold Plus & Silver Plus Pre-Existing medical conditions are covered providing your condition has been stable and controlled for at least 90 days before departure with no changes to your health, medication or treatment.
Gold Pre-Existing medical conditions are covered providing your condition has been stable and controlled for at least 180 days before departure with no changes to your health, medication or treatment.
Silver Pre-Existing medical conditions are covered providing your condition has been stable and controlled for at least 365 days before departure with no changes to your health, medication or treatment.
Bronze No Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions TREATED in the 365 Days prior to Departure

 

Please note: This insurance does not provide coverage for a recurrence of Cancer, Kidney Stones, Gallstones or Gout.

 

Benefit Highlights

For a Full List of Benefits Click Here

 

Benefit Details
Overall Maximum:
  • Up to $2 Million
Emergency Medical Coverage:
  • For accidents, injury or sickness – coverage Includes ambulance transportation, hospital accommodation and care, diagnostic testing, physician and nursing services, surgery, medical supplies, equipment and medication
Pre-Existing Medical Conditions:
  • Covered if your condition meets the “stable and controlled” requirements of the plan you qualify under for all of those benefits
Emergency Return Home:
  • If your treating physician(s) insurance company’s medical advisor(s) recommends that you return home because/after of your emergency
Repatriation of Remains:
  • $5,000 to have the remains returned if you should pass away while you are away.
Return of Companion:
  • If your are returned via emergency return home or repatriation benefit , we will return your travel companion if they are insured under the same company
Accidental Dental Coverage:
  • $2,000 if you suffer an accidental blow to the mouth
  • $350 if you require relief of dental pain
Vehicle Return:
  • Up to $3,000 charged by a commercial agency to bring your vehicle home.
Trip Break:
  • Trip break available on single trips with prior approval to return home for special events
Meals, Hotel and Taxi:
  • If an Emergency prevents you from returning as planned the insurance company will pay up $150 per day up to $1500 for extra meals hotel and taxi fares
Hospital Allowance:
  • Up to $50 per day up to $500 for Telephone, TV Rental and Parking
Automatic Extension:
  • Up to 72 hours for Delay of Conveyance beyond your control
  • If you are hospitalized
  • Up to 72 Hours after that Medical Emergency that prevents you from departing on schedule
Please Note:
  • All benefits must be pre-approved by the insurance company by calling the phone number provided on the confirmation of insurance/Wallet Card provided upon the purchase of the policy.
  • In an emergency and prior to seeking medical assistance it is extremely important that you call the insurance company assistance centre phone number located on your wallet card before seeking treatment, or as soon as you are physically able.

 

Plus Plan Benefits

Benefit Details
Reduced Stability
  • Reduces Pre-existing medical condition Stability
    • Gold and Silver to 90 days
    • Under 55 Emerald and Platinum to 30 days
    • Diamond to 0 days
Trip Break Upgrade:
  • If you have to return home from your trip before your scheduled return date because of the following reasons:
    1. A trip home as a result of the sickness, hospitalization or death of a family member, key employee in Canada or your host at your trip destination.
    2. A trip home as a result of your Principle Residence or Place of Business in Canada rendered uninhabitable by natural disaster, fire or burglary.
  • The insurer will reimburse up to $1,500 for a loss caused by a covered risk during the period of coverage, between the effective date and expiry date that necessitates the insured’s immediate return to their home province. This cost would be defined as the least expensive of:
    1. The fee charged to change an existing return trip ticket;
    2. One-way, economy transportation home.

 

Policy Wording

The Policy Wording has a full explanation of the benefits available and the exclusions as they apply to all travelers.

We strongly recommend you take the time to read through it and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

The policy wording for this plan can be found under the policy documents section near the top of the page as well as the links below. We have linked each section to the specific page the the section starts on to make it easier for you.

  • Eligibility – Starts on page 1- Click Here
  • Types of Plans Offered – Starts on page 2 – Click Here
  • Beginning and End of Coverage – Starts on page 2 – Click Here
  • Extensions – Starts on page 7 – Click Here
  • Cancellation and Refunds – Starts on page 7 – Click Here
  • Benefits – Starts on page 3 – Click Here
  • Exclusions and Limitation – Starts on page 4 – Click Here
  • Coordination with Other Insurance – Starts on page 6 – Click Here
  • Claim information – Starts on page 8 – Click Here
  • Statutory Conditions – Starts on page 8 – Click Here
  • Definitions – Starts on page 9 – Click Here
  • Privacy – Starts on page 11 – Click Here

Complaint Handling

Any complaints that you may have can be directed to complaintofficer@mediquote.ca. For any complaints that remain unresolved, please refer to the underwriter’s Complaint Handling Policy.

Underwritten by Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

Premium in Canadian Dollars

Read your policy and know what you have purchased before you depart on your trip.

This page contains only a consolidated and summary description of all current benefits, conditions, limitations and exclusions. A Policy Document containing the complete Policy Wording with all terms, conditions and exclusions will be included in the fulfillment kit.

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