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Why do you need Travel Insurance for Canada?

Canada travel insurance covers for cancellations and medical expenses, so you can travel to Canada with confidence. This type of cover will also  support you during unexpected circumstances while travelling.

It’s time that you travelled with the UK’s most trusted Travel Insurance provider1.

Comprehensive cover when travelling to Canada

Canada is a multicultural land packed with beautiful natural wonders, including vast forests, glaciers and incredible mountain ranges.

While healthcare is accessible and standards are very high, there isn’t a reciprocal health agreement between Canada and the UK. Treatment could be costly if you have an accident or fall ill.

If you visit Canada without travel insurance, you may pay anywhere from  $100 up to $600 $100 up to $600 to see a doctor during the daytime. That doesn’t include the cost of any medication or treatment. For your safety and financial protection, Travel Insurance for Canada is essential.

As a specialist medical travel insurance provider, AllClear can offer you:

  • Coronavirus cover that has been rated ‘Superior’ by a leading independent UK consumer champion
  • Flexible options with no upper age limit

How to choose the right level of cover for Canada

When searching the market for travel insurance for Canada, it can be challenging to know what to look out for. To help you make the right choice, we’ve outlined the key benefits that you’ll want  included with the policy you choose:

Emergency medical expenses – unexpected medical bills can ruin any holiday. To protect your trip, a policy that includes emergency medical expenses will help you cover the costs.

Repatriation to the UK – medical transportation back from Canada to the UK can be expensive and stressful. Repatriation cover can help you cover the costs and support you.

Cancellation and Curtailment – cancellations can happen – so it’s best to include cancellation cover with any travel insurance policy you choose.

With AllClear, you can travel with reassurance,  knowing that with our branded policies – you’ll be covered for:

  • Cancellation* and Curtailment
  • Cost of emergency medical treatment
  • Travel Delay
  • Cost of return flight

You’ll also have enhanced Covid cover included for FREE if you choose an AllClear branded policy. Discover the benefits below:

Enhanced Covid-19 Travel Insurance for Canada

Did you know that almost 1 in 3 over 50s (32%2) that AllClear surveyed hope to travel in the next 1-3 months?

If you’re one of the many hoping to travel – you’ll need comprehensive cover, which includes enhanced covid Cover.

Chris Rolland, AllClear CEO, states that: “At AllClear, we are in the business of making travel safe, and we are market leaders in ensuring that people of all ages living with medical conditions can also enjoy the freedom of overseas travel, whilst being fully covered and supported.”

When planning your trip to Canada; there are a few things we recommend:

  • Be aware that Canada’s borders are currently closed. So, you’ll need to stay up-to-date with the entry requirements by checking the  FCDO website.
  • Buy quality travel insurance for Canada that includes enhanced COVID-19 cover.

Benefits of AllClear Cover

Gold Gold Plus Platinum
Emergency medical expenses and Repatriation costs Up to £10m Up to £15m Up to £15m
Cancellation* and Curtailment Up to £2k Up to £15k Up to £25k
Extended cover 30 days FREE 30 days FREE 30 days FREE
Friend or relative to travel from your home area to stay with you if you fall ill with Covid-19 Up to £2k Up to £2k Up to £2k
Travel Delay Up to £100 Up to £350 Up to £500
Recuperation stay
Cost of return flight due to COVID-19
Personal Belongings Up to £2k Up to £2.5k Up to £3k
Personal liability Up to £2m Up to £2m Up to £2m
Legal protection cover Up to £50k Up to £50k Up to £100k
* If you buy a policy which includes cancellation cover
All these figures are per person and per trip

Planning and protecting your holiday abroad

Things to know before you go:
  • Remember to check the latest travel advice from the FCDO for your destination. You will have no cover if you choose to travel against FCDO advice, unless that advice relates specifically to Covid-19 (check our Covid FAQs  for more details)
  • Check any entry requirements and quarantine requirements for your chosen destination
  • Choose a Travel Insurance policy that includes Covid-19 Cover
  • For information on how Covid might affect your trip, visit our dedicated FAQs page

UK’s No.1 for travel insurance3

Our products are tailored to our customer’s individual needs, which is why 99%4 of customers would recommend us to family and friends…

When you really need help...

“I have travelled abroad, especially to Canada for several years and although in my seventies, never been in hospital or seen a doctor for over forty years. However, my last trip in 2019 resulted in an emergency admission. The treatment was exceptional in Canada but very expensive. Thankfully I had AllClear insurance, and their response was immediate, and I received the immediate treatment required.” Smith.

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Simple 3 step quote process

1. Call us or click a quote button on our site

Once you are ready to start the quote process, the first step is to provide your personal details and information about your holiday plans.

2. Complete our simple medical screening process

You then declare the medical conditions for you (and any other travellers) and answer the specifically designed medical questions.

3. Get your quotes

You will then get your quotes and can either proceed to buy, or save your quote, at this stage.

Frequently asked questions

How many days should you spend in Canada?

Canada has many exciting places to visit, from Toronto to Vancouver. Ten days should give you plenty of time to make the most of your experience.

Before booking, make sure you check the entry requirements as Canada still has tight controls in place as part of the country’s effort to minimise the spread of Covid. For up-to-date information, check the FCDO website.

What travel insurance is best for seniors?

As we get older, the risk of travelling can increase, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition. At AllClear, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to travel. So, we provide comprehensive cover for all ages. We have a range of flexible options for you to choose from.

Do you need medical insurance to travel to Canada?

In short – yes! Travel insurance for Canada is essential for your peace of mind, especially if you have a pre-existing medical condition.

At AllClear, we consider all medical conditions, so you can find a travel insurance policy that suits you and your individual needs. To ensure the policy you choose remains valid, you must declare all pre-existing medical conditions during the screening process.

Author notes

Written by Lydia Crispin, MA Content Creator at AllClear
Edited by Letitia Smith, M.Sc. Content Manager at AllClear

2 Based on the AllClear summer survey July 2021, 1440 respondents.

3 Ranked first Overall for Travel Insurance on SmartMoneyPeople.com from over 14,300 independent customer reviews on 27/01/2021.

4 Based on 166 AllClear customers surveyed in April 2021.

[1] Based on Trustpilot reviews of all companies in the Travel Insurance Company category that have over 25,000 reviews as of January 2022.

^Discount applies to the base price of AllClear branded travel insurance policies purchased through our Call Center only and does not apply to any premium generated to cover medical conditions or optional extras. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.