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Need Travel Insurance for a Non-Resident Canadian in Canada and the U.S.?

Question:

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Berk

I am looking for travel insurance for a family member visiting Canada and the U.S. They are a Canadian citizen, but no longer a resident of Canada. Places like Blue Cross only offer coverage if you have an existing MSP plan, which you must be a resident for. Any advice would be appreciated.

Humans say...

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me

Thank you!

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Sarah

Bcaa

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Rhon

manulife quotes that coverage online

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Mandi

Allianz has a policy for them

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Anna

If they will be in Canada for longer than a month or so, Sunlife and Bluecross do offer extended health coverage!

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Robyn

BCAA maybe?!

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Ken

Stay away from Bluecross.

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Connie

bcaa would be the best

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Angela

Call a travel agent for visitors to Canada insurance.
Will cover USA portion as long as the stay there is less days than in Canada.
Allianz and RBC are good choices

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Karina

I went to coast capital when my mom came to visit me from Peru and needed insurance
. A friend used them so she recommended it

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Ken

Media Package is the best and cheapest.

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Ken

Medi Pac

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Berk

Thanks all, appreciate the tips.


A.I. says...

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Travel Insurance for Canadian Non-Residents Visiting the US

If you are a Canadian citizen but no longer a resident of Canada, you may need to purchase travel insurance when visiting the United States. This is because your provincial health insurance plan (MSP) will not cover you outside of Canada.

There are a number of different travel insurance companies that offer coverage for Canadian non-residents. When choosing a plan, you should consider the following factors:

  • The amount of coverage you need
  • The types of coverage you need
  • The cost of the plan

The amount of coverage you need will depend on the length of your trip and the activities you plan to participate in. If you are only planning on staying in the US for a short period of time and will not be doing any high-risk activities, you may be able to get away with a lower amount of coverage. However, if you are planning on staying in the US for an extended period of time or will be participating in high-risk activities, you should purchase a plan with a higher amount of coverage.

The types of coverage you need will depend on your individual needs. Some of the most common types of coverage include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Trip cancellation and interruption
  • Lost luggage
  • Emergency evacuation

The cost of travel insurance will vary depending on the company you choose and the amount of coverage you purchase. Be sure to compare quotes from different companies before making a decision.

Once you have purchased travel insurance, be sure to keep your policy information with you at all times. You may also want to make a copy of your policy and leave it with a family member or friend.

Recommended Travel Insurance Companies

Here are a few recommended travel insurance companies for Canadian non-residents visiting the US:

These companies offer a variety of plans to choose from, so you can find one that meets your specific needs and budget.









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