This summer there are many Canadians who have decided that due to low currency exchange rates, along with unstable political and civil climate of several international destinations that they will travel in Canada. They may travel coast to coast to see the country or to go back to visit family who live in other provinces. Recent stats indicated that over half of our travelers intend to travel in Canada.
You may not know that your provincial health care plans don’t fully cover you and your family for out-of-province medical emergency expenses.
Here’s what you need to know:
Provincial Health Plans only partially cover:
- Hospital and ER fees
- Doctors’ visits
- Radiology and lab work
Provincial Health plans exclude:
- Ambulance – ground, air and sea rescue
- Prescription drugs and medical supplies/equipment
- Dental services
- Family transportation to your bedside
- Accommodation expenses for travel companions
- Escort of insured children back home
- Return of vehicle
So now you know. This information could save your bacon or at least thousands of dollars in emergency out of pocket expenses! But only if you take action. What do you need to do?
Find the TRAVEL BUTTON on this website and get a quote for a travel plan for you and your family. Then purchase emergency travel protection. You will be surprised how inexpensive it will be to protect yourself from nasty surprise costs. Bon Voyage!