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Flight Delay Service: Enjoy Added Benefits at No Extra Cost with Ontario Blue Cross Travel Insurance

Plan your next adventure with confidence! Ontario Blue Cross offers personalized plans with comprehensive coverage. And the best part? Our Flight Delay Service, included at no additional cost, ensures you're taken care of even if your flight takes a detour.

Benefits That Matter

Flight delays happen, but they don't have to ruin your trip. Imagine yourself ready to conquer Europe with just a backpack. A 3-hour delay might slow you down, but with our service, it won't stop you from exploring Barcelona's architectural wonders or the charming French countryside. Recharge in a comfortable airport lounge and get ready to hit the ground running. 

Planning a romantic escape? A 6-hour delay is a breeze when a comfy hotel room awaits. Venice's canals and Rome's historical treasures will be there, waiting to make your trip unforgettable.

Flight Delay Service: Easy to Use and Included at No Extra Charge

Flight delays can bring significant disappointment, especially when you've eagerly awaited your vacation. That's precisely why Ontario Blue Cross incorporates Flight Delay Service into our emergency medical travel insurance plans, without any extra charges.1

As well as being straightforward and easy to use, the Flight Delay Service provides benefits during flight delays of 3 hours or more. Simply register online at least 24 hours before your departure. If your flight is delayed, you will automatically receive a notification (via email or SMS) to enjoy the benefits below: 

  • 3 + hours delay: Access to an airport lounge.2 
  • 6 + hours delay: Hotel room reservation3 and compensation of $50 per person up to $250 per contract.4

If an airport lounge2 or hotel room3 isn’t available, you’ll instantly receive compensation by Interac e-transfer or direct deposit. Everything is paid directly by Ontario Blue Cross travel insurance—no claim forms to submit.

Choose Expertise from Ontario Blue Cross

For nearly 50 years, Ontario Blue Cross has been a trusted partner for travellers worldwide. Our extensive global network ensures quick access to the care you need, no matter where you are. With our 24/7 travel assistance, you can embark on your journey with confidence. 

To select your travel insurance and benefit from the Flight Delay Service, get an online quote in just a few minutes.

1Visitors to Canada product, group travel insurance, health insurance products (including those with travel coverage) offered by Ontario Blue Cross, are not eligible for Flight Delay Service.  

2These benefits are offered to each insured person who is registered on the flight subject to the delay. In cases where there is no lounge space at the airport, you will receive an allowance of $40 for each person insured on the contract.  

3In cases where there are no rooms available within the airport perimeter, you will receive an allowance of $250 per contract.  

4Monetary compensation is subject to a limit of $1,000 per contract. Annual contracts are subject to a limit of $1,000 per 12-month period.