Best Cell Phone Plans For Canadian Snowbirds

If you're looking for the best cell phone plan for Canadian snowbirds, we feel for you. This can be a serious struggle, especially if you aren't totally sure what to look for. Finding the right solution can be confusing. There are an overwhelming…

How Long Can Canadian Snowbirds Stay In The US?

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How long can Canadian snowbirds stay in the US? That's a great question - and if you're a Canadian citizen who appreciates a bit of warm, sunny weather now and then, it's one that you should learn the answer to as soon as you can. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLJdgEf671Y Whether…

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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Quest Travel Insurance and ‘Guaranteed Stability’ of Pre-existing Conditions

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TuGo's Quest Policy - Guaranteed Stability Insurance This post provides a closer look at the details of the Quest policy which offers the guaranteed stability rider for enhanced coverage. I had a detailed question just today (October 18th) from…