Blue Cross and snowbirds – a perfect match!

Going south this winter? Travel insurance for snowbirds can be very complicated. As an industry expert, let us help you figure out the best option for you!

The Blue Cross travel insurance plan for snowbirds is designed for Canadians who head to warmer climates each year. Available on a daily or annual basis, our travel insurance plan includes 24/7 emergency assistance services.

Whether you spend the winter in the warmer climate of Florida or just enjoy travelling across Arizona and Mexico, Blue Cross has the travel coverage you need.

Why do snowbirds choose Blue Cross?

  • Optional deductibles on emergency medical care costs. Where possible, we arrange payment directly with the hospital.
  • Some pre-existing conditions may be covered for greater peace of mind.
  • Travel breaks allowing occasional return home.
  • Access to one of the largest network of health care providers and facilities across the United States thanks to our partnership with GeoBlue.
  • Travel assistance available 24/7 for any emergency, anywhere you travel.

Some coverage options for snowbirds

  Medical only Annual medical Package Plus Annual Package Plus
Emergency medical care
Trip cancellation    
Trip interruption    


All these plans include:

  • $5,000,000 for emergency medical care per trip
  • Hospitalization fees
  • Professional fees for nurses, physicians and other health professionals for emergency medical treatment and care
  • Up to $2,000 for emergency dental treatment as a result of an accident
  • Emergency repatriation, when necessary and based on the medical condition of the insured, subject to approval by the travel assistance medical team and the attending physician at the destination
  • Transportation and out-of-pocket expenses for a relative coming to your bedside if you are hospitalized for more than 7 days
  • Up to $5,000 for the return of your vehicle to your Canadian residence with a professional driver service
  • Up to $3,000 for accommodation and meals if your return is delayed due to a medical emergency
  • Medical follow-up in Canada after repatriation

Did you get a renewal notice for your Annual travel insurance plan?
Renew it online.