Tips and Updates about Travel Health Insurance

Feds Lift Border Vaccine Requirements, Mandatory Masks On Planes And Trains
by Laura Osman, The Canadian Press
posted on 5:39 AM, September 27, 2022
The last of the COVID-19 restrictions at Canada’s borders will be lifted on Saturday, October 1, 2022, meaning the end of mandatory vaccination, random tests, quarantine, use of the ArriveCan app, and masks on planes and trains.
Montreal Airport Fears WestJet Takeover Of Sunwing Airlines Will See Flights Shift To Toronto
by Eric Atkins, The Globe and Mail
posted on 8:28 AM, August 31, 2022
Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) raised its worries in a letter to Transport Canada, which is conducting a review of Calgary-based WestJet’s proposal to buy the Toronto-based leisure airline and Sunwing Vacations, that the acquisition will undercut a years-long effort by the airport to increase the number of direct flights.
Canadians Will Find Ultra Cheap Airfares This Fall
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 10:01 AM, August 22, 2022
Growing competition on domestic and Canada-U.S. routes and a likely steeper-than-usual seasonal drop in demand for leisure travel this fall mean airlines are slashing prices to fill planes, according to McGill University’s aviation management program. Flight ticket prices often drop by 10 per cent or more in the fall compared to summer’s peaks, and the head of U.S. public relations for Expedia says savings are expected to be even larger this autumn.
If My Flight Is Delayed Or Cancelled, Can Insurance Offered By My Credit Card Help Cover The Cost?
by Srivindhya Kolluru, Toronto Star
posted on 4:47 AM, August 3, 2022
With myriad travel industry issues adding unexpected disruptions to travellers' plans and reports that airlines aren't compensating for delays and cancellations, a travel credit card may offer you the medical or trip cancellation/interruption insurance coverage you need when the unexpected happens.
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