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A couple on their winter getaway in Florida.

Blue Cross and snowbirds – a perfect match!

snowbird offersGoing 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.
  • A BlueCross BlueShield® Association partner - the largest medical network in the United States. We also partner with assistance service providers worldwide.
  • Travel assistance available 24/7 for any emergency, anywhere you travel.

Some coverage options for snowbirds

 Medical onlyAnnual medicalPackage PlusAnnual Package Plus
Emergency medical care included included included included
Medical follow-up in Canada included included included yes
Trip cancellation     included included
Trip interruption     included included
Baggage     included included

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 by air ambulance or commercial flight with a medical escort
  • 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

Protect your getaway now!


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