Travel Insurance

Protect Your Family’s Summer Travel with Summertime Blue from Blue Cross

Despite a recent blast of wintry weather (the last one, we all hope!), summer is indeed just around the corner. The kids are already counting down to summer vacation, and us adults are dreaming of relaxing cottage getaways. In the Atlantic provinces, we’re very lucky to live within driving distance of many exciting destinations—we are sure at least one is on your wishlist this summer.

In this post, we want to tell you about the best way to protect your family’s health and finances this summer—Blue Cross’ Summertime Blue unlimited travel insurance plans, which will cover you and your family for unlimited travel between June 6 and September 6 for as little as $165 per family.


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Blue Cross Travel Insurance: What Students Need to Know When Abroad

With a new semester of school just around the corner, many students may be embarking on an exciting new chapter of their educational career—the semester abroad. Regardless of your destination, Blue Cross travel insurance can help make sure you’re taken care of should something unexpected happen while you’re away. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the benefits of securing your own personal travel insurance—whether you’re traveling in Canada or around the world—so when the plane takes off for your next great adventure, you’ll have peace of mind in knowing that you’re protected.

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Travel Insurance: What You Need to Know About Top-Up Insurance

What is “top-up” insurance, and how can you look to take advantage of this type of travel plan? In this post, I’m going to outline the key insurance considerations when it comes to top-up insurance for you out-of-country travel plans this year.

Many Canadian travellers may have existing partial coverage, whether it’s through a credit card, an existing group or pension benefits plan. These plans have a time limit, usually offering 15-60 days of coverage. For someone like a snowbird, typically travelling for up to 6 months, that simply won’t do. A top-up option allows you to use the days provided by your existing insurance for the first part of your trip, and “top-up” the remaining days.
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Blue Cross Travel Insurance: Keeping You & Yours Covered this Holiday Season

We are quickly approaching the busiest travel time of the year around the world. A time when friends and family are reunited, or exciting holiday adventures are planned. That said, whether you’re travelling within the country, or taking a trip abroad over the holidays, it’s absolutely crucial that you invest in Blue Cross Travel Insurance before you depart. In this post, we will explain why you should never leave home without travel insurance, so this holiday season you can focus on having fun with your loved ones, not worrying about the unexpected while you’re away. Read more »

Snowbirds in the Spotlight: All You Need to Know when Travelling

If you live to spend your winters down south, enjoying warm days on the beach and relaxing with your loved ones, then there’s no doubt that it’s almost your favourite time of the year. But before you head for warmer climates, it’s important that you prepare with Blue Cross Travel Insurance. In this post, we speak directly to the snowbirds, and provide you with important information on Blue Cross Travel Insurance. With this information, you can rest assured that you’ll be protected while you’re enjoying your well-earned fun in the sun.

Enjoy Blue Skies Wherever You Go With Travel Insurance!

Now that school’s out for the summer, there’s no doubt you’re planning a little getaway with the family. As your vacation approaches, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need to make it a memorable one. Of course, there are the obvious must haves: a great hotel (with a pool!), tickets to the major attractions, and tips on the best places to eat, but you may have missed the most important thing of all—travel insurance. Luckily for you, Blue Cross has you covered! In this post, we are going to tell you why travel insurance is such an important, and most importantly, affordable option for you and your family.

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The Real Cost of Traveling Without Insurance this Summer

Summer is upon us and there’s no doubt you’re already planning for a little get away over the coming months. While I’m sure you’ve booked hotels, purchased your tickets, and planned all of the exciting attractions you’re going to visit, you may have forgotten the most important part of any vacation: travel insurance! Without it, you’ll be responsible for covering any treatment or related healthcare costs out of pocket. With this in mind, I’d like to talk to you a little bit about travel insurance. In this blog, we speak to the importance of travel insurance, then provide some information on the great plans available from Blue Cross.

Don’t Risk Your Vacation

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Travel Insurance: Enjoy Blue Cross Coverage Wherever You Go This Summer!

Summer is just around the corner and that means you and your family are probably looking to get away for some fun and relaxation. In order to truly enjoy your time away this summer, you owe it to yourself and your family to purchase travel insurance. Even if you’re traveling within Canada, travel insurance can provide you with immeasurable benefits. In this post, we speak about the benefits of choosing to purchase travel insurance before your next trip, then we’ll touch on Blue Cross’ Summertime Blue promotion, which is a great option for families out looking for adventurers this summer.

The Security of Travel Insurance

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