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Visitors to Canada

Are there any age restrictions for the Visitors to Canada plan?

The Visitors to Canada insurance plan is available to individuals 79 years of age or younger.

Do you offer a Visitors to Canada plan that meets the super visa requirements?

We offer two options that fit the super visa requirements. Visitors to Canada plans are available with maximum coverage amounts of $100,000 or $150,000.

Does the Visitors to Canada plan cover doctors’ fees at 100%?

Only reasonable and usual medical and surgical charges are covered at 100% under this plan. Individuals without provincial health care insurance are sometimes charged higher fees for treatment than the fees set and allowed by the government schedule of the province where the medical service is rendered. Blue Cross does not refund any additional fees that some doctors may charge.

Under the Visitors to Canada plan, are trips to the United States covered?

Trips to the United States are covered, as long as they meet all the following criteria:

  • Your first destination is Canada.
  • Your departure to the United States is from Canada.
  • Your stay in Canada is longer than your stay in the United States (the total amount of time you spend in the United States must be less than half the total length of your contract).
  • After your stay in the United States you return to Canada for travel before returning abroad.

Note that the Visitors to Canada plan doesn’t cover trips to Hawaii and does not apply to residents of the United States while travelling in the US.

Does the Visitors to Canada plan cover dental care and prescription drugs?

Yes, but it covers only accidental dental care and prescription drugs required for an emergency medical treatment.

Is the Visitors to Canada plan valid throughout Canada, no matter what province we visit?

There are no restrictions on what province you can visit. The policy is valid across the country.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO TRAVELLERS – In accordance with official government recommendations, and given the limited availability of medical resources worldwide, it is imperative that all travellers currently abroad return to Canada as soon as possible.

NOTICE TO INSURED PERSONS – To allow us to respond to urgent requests from travellers currently abroad and to reduce waiting times, please contact us by phone only if your trip is scheduled to take place in less than 72 hours.

SUSPENSION OF SALES – In order to contribute to collective efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, we have decided to suspend sales of new travel insurance policies until further notice. This decision stems from our desire to protect the health and wellness of our insureds.

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