Visitors to Canada Insurance
Travel medical insurance for those visiting Canada.
Visitors in Canada
Do you have a close friend or family member visiting Canada from their home country? You may want to check with them to ensure they have the proper international travel medical insurance in place for the duration of their stay. The last thing you want to have happened is for them to get sick or injured after arriving in Canada and have to pay their own medical expenses, including prescription drugs, out of pocket.
Our Visitors-to-Canada Travel Medical plans provide coverage up to $150,000 so that they can enjoy their stay here with peace of mind. These health insurance plans are also great for foreign students studying in Canada for a period of time or those waiting for their BC Medical (Canadian Government Health Insurance) to come through. Often referred to as Visitor Visa Insurance by people visiting Canada, Visitors-to-Canada insurance has grown significantly in popularity and importance in recent years.
Through our online division and our 90 insurance brokerages, InsureBC is one of the largest providers in all of BC for Visitors-to-Canada Travel Medical Insurance. Visit one of our offices to learn more about Visitors-to-Canada Insurance and to get a quote or click here to purchase it online.
Are you one of the many visitors to Canada from the USA looking for a relatively cheap travel insurance option? No problem, our Visitors-to-Canada travel insurance product caters to USA visitors. We also have a number of alternative travel insurance plans for people visiting Canada from all over the world, either for an extended time or a side trip.
What’s Included in Visitors-to-Canada Travel Medical Insurance?
Our Visitors-to-Canada insurance provides coverage for medical expenses incurred while traveling outside your country of permanent residence. The main coverage benefits include:
Should You Buy Visitors-to-Canada Insurance?
Without proper medical coverage while out of your country of origin, a sudden illness or medical emergency could not only ruin your stay, but the medical expense could have a significant financial impact on you.
Having Visitors-to-Canada Travel Medical insurance is crucial and will give you the peace of mind you deserve, while staying in Canada, immigrating to Canada or simply waiting for your BC Medical coverage to kick in.
Our online travel product will instantly provide you with peace of mind knowing you are covered. You can purchase your annual travel insurance policy online by answering a few simple questions here. Our online platform is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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How Much Does Visitors-to-Canada Insurance Cost in BC?
The cost and coverage available to you depend on your age, your destination and the duration of your trip as well as the specific coverage you are looking to purchase. The cost of travel insurance in Canada starts as low as $20 per trip. If you want to determine whether your next trip qualifies for the minimum of $20, please check out our online quote tool.
At InsureBC, we value the relationships we build with our clients. Don't just take our word for it – see what they have to say about their experiences working with our team of expert insurance brokers.
As an international student, I had to wait 90 days for my MSP to kick in. So happy I got this insurance to cover me in the mean time!
As a frequent traveler to Canada, I've used InsureBC's Visitors to Canada Insurance several times, and I must say that I'm impressed with the quality of service they provide. The website is easy to navigate, and the plans are affordable, yet comprehensive.
I needed to have travel insurance that covers all my needs, and InsureBC provided me with exactly that. The plans were affordable, and the coverage was comprehensive, including coverage for trip interruption and cancellation.
The website was easy to navigate, and we were able to find the right plan for our needs quickly. The customer service was also excellent, and they were very helpful in answering all our questions.
Frequently asked Questions
What is visitor insurance for Canada?
Visitor insurance for Canada is a type of travel insurance that provides medical coverage for visitors to Canada who require emergency medical care during their trip.
Who needs visitor medical insurance for Canada?
All visitors to Canada, including tourists, international students, and temporary workers, should consider purchasing visitor insurance for Canada to protect themselves from unexpected medical expenses.
What are the types of visitor insurance for Canada?
There are two types of visitor insurance for Canada: public health insurance and private health insurance. Public health insurance is provided by the province of British Columbia (BC) to eligible visitors, while private health insurance is offered by insurance companies and covers additional benefits not covered by public health insurance.
What is private health insurance for visitors to BC?
Private health insurance for visitors to BC is offered by insurance companies and covers additional benefits not covered by MSP, such as prescription drugs, dental care, and ambulance services. Private health insurance may also offer higher coverage limits than MSP.
How long does visitor insurance for Canada cover me?
Visitor insurance for Canada typically covers you for the duration of your trip to Canada, up to a maximum of one year. Contact your broker for more details.
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