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Travel Insurance During Pregnancy

By |April 18th, 2012|

You’re pregnant and would like to travel?

Will you be able to find travel insurance that will cover you?

Let your broker do the research for you and inform you of any exclusions.

If your doctor has asked you not to travel, there is no insurance company that will accept to cover you. Generally speaking, travelling by plane in the first 3 months of your pregnancy is not recommended. Most companies have exclusions […]

Expect the Unexpected

By |April 18th, 2012|

Travelling During Pregnancy

Several of our clients have contacted us regarding the recent article that was released “Baby’s Unexpected Birth In U.S. Leaves Australian Family Facing $1,000,000.00 in medical Bills” ( http://ow.ly/alqas ) We’d like to compare this story with a Torontonian woman’s story, Mrs. Parandian, who shared a similar ordeal. (http://ow.ly/alq8y ) Both women were 24 weeks pregnant. […]

Seatbelts and Child Safety Seats Save Lives

By |March 16th, 2012|

When my son was born, I put one of those yellow “Baby on Board” signs in the back window of my car. I suppose it gave me a small amount of hope that if the person in the car behind me saw it, they would not tail gate. 10 years later, the yellow sign is long gone, but I continue to rely on the safety features my vehicle provides. I always made sure my son was buckled up, but when he turned 8 and graduated from car seat to just a seat belt, I decided to entrust him with the responsibility of […]

Travel Insurance a Must for all Travelers

By |March 16th, 2012|

Today the planet is like a giant village; you may have breakfast in Paris, dinner in Dubai and be in China the next day. But you need to be prepared. You must be aware of each country’s requirements such as appropriate vaccines and also, what you could expect hygiene-wise.

You must have medical insurance as your provincial will only cover a very small portion, if any, of the cost of medical services outside of your home province […]

Pensioners in search of travel insurance

By |February 22nd, 2012|

This article regarding travel insurance in Ireland for pensioners http://ow.ly/4QkYu made us realizes that we are luckier in Canada in regard to this very subject.

Unlike in Ireland, it is very easy to find travel insurance (single or multi-trip) for individual who are 60 and over in Canada. There are a multitude of travel insurance companies who will insure you till 100 years of age.

The cost of travel insurance policies varies on age and health […]