A hiker throws snow in the air at Bow Peak in Banff National Park.

3 Snowbird Travel Insurance Tips for Visitors to Canada

Planning to head to Canada during the winter? While snowbirds more commonly flock to warmer climates, Canada has plenty to offer in wintertime. Skiing, snow sports, culture, food, shopping, natural beauty and much more are widely available,…
Tourist in Quebec

How to Get Health Insurance for Expats Visiting Canada

Being an expatriate, or an expat, is an exciting opportunity if you are fortunate enough to have the chance. It comes with incredibly rewarding experiences, both personally and professionally. And while looking forward to the new sights and…
A cell phone showing a Canadian flag on its screen.

Best Cell Phone Plans in Canada for Working Holiday Visa Holders

Planning to travel to Canada on a working holiday? If you’ve already applied for and been accepted into the International Experience Canada (IEC) program, congratulations (and make sure you have the right IEC insurance)! It’s the start…
Traveling with medication in suitcase

7 Tips for Visitors Travelling With Medication to Canada

Travelling with medication is not a risk-free experience. There are ways to avoid the risks of travelling with medication, like having your essential prescriptions confiscated. The best way to get prepared for your trip is by knowing what to…
Canadian grandparents being reunited with their grandaughter

5 Things to Know About Medical Insurance for Super Visa Holders in Canada

Are you the parents or grandparents of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident? If so, you can apply for a Super Visa to stay in Canada and be close to your family for up to ten years. The Super Visa program makes family reunification a…
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Trip Protection vs. Travel Insurance: Your Guide

Planning a trip abroad comes with a lot of questions, especially when it comes to travel insurance and protection. You might not know if you should get trip protection vs. travel insurance.  This guide should clear things up, so you…