THINK it’s a smart move to buy travel insurance for your next big overseas jaunt, just in case you land in a spot of bother?
For any snowbirds who may soon find themselves bumping into the limit for time spent in the U.S., bad news: There’s no more escaping this year’s Canadian winter.
We spoke to four seasoned road warriors and got their tips for travel hacks you might not have known before—listen and take notes.
Fewer Canadian families will travel this March Break thanks to the declining value of the loonie, according to a new survey from BMO Insurance.
Under an expanded data-exchange program between the two countries set to take effect on June 30, a traveller’s entry into one country will be used to create an exit record from the other country.
Here are some guidelines to consider before you take off.
Virtually all Canadian snowbirds know they must keep track of how many days they are in the US and outside of Canada because “bad” tax and non-tax surprises await those who are in or out of either country too long.
Two children in Cornwall buried their parents’ video camera in the sand to prevent it from being stolen whilst they went swimming, but could not remember where. Thankfully, the insurers paid out. Excerpted from The Telegraph
Young couple from Revelstoke, B.C., were hit with a staggering $4,600 bill when an Aeroplan booking mistake forced them to buy a last-minute Air Canada ticket to fly their two-year-old home from Europe.
Annual State Farm® Distracted Driving survey shows drivers use phones for much more than talking.
A monkey threw my backpack off a cliff’ sounds rather like it’s from the ‘dog ate my homework’ school of excuses. But it is up there with some of the more unusual claims that have come across travel insurance assessors’ desks.
Check and double-check what your own insurance and credit card will cover — it may not be as good as you expect.
A couple on their holiday in Malaysia returned to their lodge to find that monkeys had stolen their clothes and scattered them all across the neighbouring rainforest. Fortunately, their insurance company paid their claim. Source: The Telegraph.com
A family’s camping holiday in Wales was ruined when a parachutist from a nearby airbase landed on their tent, destroying their equipment. Their insurer rejected their claims. * “Like” us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free daily Canadian Insurance Newsletter