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The secret side of travel insurance

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?

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Don’t make these stupid travel mistakes

Foolishness — at home or abroad — rarely yields great results. So please stop doing stupid stuff while traveling. Just stop it.

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Sorry, snowbirds: U.S. Congress offers little warmth for Canadians

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.

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10 Travel Hacks Every Business Traveler Should Know

We spoke to four seasoned road warriors and got their tips for travel hacks you might not have known before—listen and take notes.

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Fewer Canadians will travel this March Break: BMO Insurance study

Fewer Canadian families will travel this March Break thanks to the declining value of the loonie, according to a new survey from BMO Insurance.

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Canada, U.S. to share names from border crossings

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.

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Vacation checklist

Here is a checklist we have developed to help you have a relaxing and peaceful vacation.

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Attention Snowbirds: Protect your home while away for the winter

Here are some guidelines to consider before you take off.

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Canadian SnowBirds Beware! 2014 Border Crossing Rules Increase Stakes For “Day Count”

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.

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Unusual Travel Claim of the week:

  A pensioner, whose false teeth fell out while he vomited over the side of a cruise ship, put in a claim to his travel insurers for new dentures under “lost baggage   Excerpted from The Telegraph

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Unusual Travel Claims of the week:

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

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Aeroplan error shocks parents with $4,600 flight for toddler

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.

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Survey: Mature Drivers Catching Up To Phone-Obsessed Youth

Annual State Farm® Distracted Driving survey shows drivers use phones for much more than talking.

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Some of the most Unusual Travel Insurance Claims

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.

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Everything you need to know about rental-car insurance

Check and double-check what your own insurance and credit card will cover — it may not be as good as you expect.

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Unusual Travel Claim of the week:

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

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Unusual Travel Claim of the week:

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

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HealthCare Coverage for Snowbirds?

Did You Know that B.C. residents can now vacation for seven months and still retain health coverage

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Unusual Travel Claim of the week:

A bride’s dream Caribbean wedding was ruined after her dress caught fire on the barbecue.

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