Even though there’s been a pause in international travel these days, you may have friends or family currently in Canada on a visa. Since they wouldn’t be covered by the government's health insurance plan, it’s important to make sure they have the right Visitors to Canada Travel Insurance. It can help protect them from emergency out-of-pocket health care costs while in the country.
Listen to Patricia and Charles to find out how vitally important this protection has been for them, as a retired couple from South Africa, now living in Calgary. Having the right protection in place helped them avoid what Charles calls a “catastrophic financial impact” totalling nearly $60,000. As a result, they were able to focus on spending time with family rather than paying medical bills.