Why Seniors Should Use a Travel Insurance Broker

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Seniors traveling south to their favorite snowbird destinations sometimes ask us about the differences between buying their insurance policy direct from an insurance company compared to buying through a broker.  You do have a choice, but we…

Provincial Health Coverage versus Canadian Tax Status

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Some Canadians equate health coverage with tax status.  In fact, the two are not necessarily the same.  Canadians living overseas who maintain significant ties to Canada may still be liable for Canadian income taxes, even though they…
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The Importance of Travel Insurance Medical Questionnaires

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If you are a Canadian senior 60 or over who plans to spend more than a few weeks out of the country, you will normally be asked to fill in a questionnaire before purchasing seniors travel insurance.  Unfortunately, many seniors do not take…
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Pregnancy and Wondering About Travel Insurance?

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Travel Insurance and Pregnancy Coverage Over the years, we have had many inquiries at our office concerning private medical coverage for pregnancy.  We have fielded similar questions about maternity benefits from different types of travelers,…
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Backpacker Insurance

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Travel Insurance for Canadian Backpackers Why backpacker insurance? You have finally graduated from university or you have decided that it is time to leave your current job, but you are not quite ready to settle down.  If you are like many…

Canadian Expat Insurance

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Temporary Overseas Travel Why expat insurance? Every year, thousands of Canadian expats go abroad for extended periods of time.  Most Canadians are aware of the fact that their provincial medical plan provides very limited benefits when…