Tips and Updates about Travel Health Insurance

April 2022

March 2022

Travel Insurance Enters New World, As Pandemic Restrictions Ease
by Jason Contant, Canadian Underwriter
posted on 10:42 AM, March 28, 2022
Canadians Experience Lengthy Wait Times For Passports Due To Surge In Demand
by Ben Cousins, CTV News
posted on 6:43 AM, March 24, 2022
COVID: Canada Lifting Pre-Arrival COVID-19 Testing Requirement as of April 1
by Jo-Anne Liburd & Travelweek
posted on 9:24 AM, March 16, 2022
Canada Lifts Cruise Travel Advisory
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 6:07 AM, March 8, 2022

February 2022

Pandemic Travel: Here's What Experts Say You Need To Know Before You Go
by Maggie Parkhill, CTVNews.ca
posted on 7:33 AM, February 17, 2022
Ottawa dropping pre-arrival PCR test for fully vaccinated travellers as of Feb. 28
by Sophia Harris, CBC News
posted on 11:24 AM, February 15, 2022

January 2022

Flying South For The Winter? Here’s What Restrictions Await In Popular Winter Travel Destinations For Canadians
by Emerald Bensadoun, The Globe and Mail
posted on 8:05 AM, January 17, 2022

December 2021

Travelling For The Holidays? Experts Say Insurance Is A Must
by Anthony Vasquez-Peddier, CTV News
posted on 5:38 AM, December 20, 2021
Canada Re-issues Global Travel Advisory
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 10:49 AM, December 15, 2021
As Pandemic Uncertainty Rises, Should You Pay Extra For Refundable Airline Tickets?
by Jacob Lorinc, The Toronto Star
posted on 7:47 AM, December 13, 2021

November 2021

COVID-19 travel insurance: costs, coverage and the fine print
by Erica Alini, Global News
posted on 8:43 AM, November 10, 2021
Canadians Travelling To Florida Should Be Prepared For The State’s Lax COVID-19 Rules
by Gus Carlson, The Globe and Mail
posted on 6:09 AM, November 8, 2021

October 2021

Government of Canada Lifts Global Travel Advisory
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 12:40 PM, October 21, 2021
PCR Testing Requirement To Remain As Land Border Opens: Blair
by Christian Paas, CBC News
posted on 9:13 AM, October 18, 2021
U.S. Will Allow Canadians Who Had Mixed Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines When Border Crossings Resume November 8
by Edward Keenan and Tonda MacCharles, Toronto Star
posted on 9:08 AM, October 18, 2021
Not So Fast With That Trip To Buffalo: The U.S. Border May Be Re-Opening To Canadians, But ‘The Rules Are The Rules’
by Edward Keenan, Washington Bureau Chief, Toronto Star
posted on 9:19 AM, October 15, 2021
US to Open Border to Canadian Travellers in November
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 8:16 PM, October 12, 2021
Fully Vaccinated And Ready To Travel Abroad? You Might Still Face Hurdles
by Sophia Harris, CBC News
posted on 8:37 AM, October 8, 2021

September 2021

US Extends Travel Restrictions at Canada's Land Border to October 21
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 8:15 AM, September 20, 2021

August 2021

Trudeau Says People Who Are Not Fully Vaccinated Will Not Be Able To Travel On Planes Or Trains
by Marieke Walsh and Laura Stone, The Globe and Mail
posted on 10:32 AM, August 19, 2021

July 2021

Thinking of Travelling to the UK? You'll have to Quarantine
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 11:17 AM, July 28, 2021
Why COVID-19 vaccination matters when it comes to travel medical insurance
by Anne Drewa, Global News
posted on 6:58 AM, July 28, 2021
Some Cruise Lines Not Accepting Passengers With Mixed COVID-19 Vaccinations
by Brooklyn Neustaeter, CTV News
posted on 7:23 AM, July 21, 2021
Canada to (Partially) Open Borders August 9
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 1:08 PM, July 19, 2021
What Barbados, Jamaica and Cuba are saying about mixed-dose vaccinations
by Kathryn Folliott, TravelWeek
posted on 8:42 AM, July 16, 2021
Cruise ships will be allowed in Canadian waters starting Nov. 1, 2021
by Kathryn Folliott, TravelWeek
posted on 1:37 PM, July 15, 2021
Justin Trudeau Says Border Talks Will Re-Examine Restrictions For Fully Vaccinated Travellers
by Stephanie Levitz, Toronto Star
posted on 12:35 PM, July 9, 2021
Australia’s COVID Plan Could Keep Its Borders Closed To Visitors Until 2024
by Gary Leff, ViewFromTheWing
posted on 6:50 AM, July 5, 2021
Government of Canada Travel Restrictions Update - July 2, 2021
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 9:34 AM, July 2, 2021

June 2021

Why Canadians Need To Pay Close Attention When Shopping For Travel Insurance
by Salmaan Farooqui, The Canadian Press
posted on 6:43 AM, June 28, 2021
COVID-19 - TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS UPDATE
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 6:39 AM, June 24, 2021
Canada is Easing Travel Restrictions for Fully Vaccinated Travellers
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 11:03 AM, June 21, 2021
Trudeau Just Shared What Canada's "Proof of Vaccination" System for Travel Will Look Like
by Brittany Burr, Narcity
posted on 10:09 AM, June 18, 2021
Survey Reveals One In Five Vaccine-Hesitant Canadians Would Lie About Jab To Travel
by Ben Cousins, CTV News
posted on 6:29 AM, June 18, 2021
Travellers Should Look At Fine Print Before Booking Cheap Flights, Industry Experts Warn
by Anne Gaviola, Global News
posted on 6:12 AM, June 18, 2021
Planning To Travel This Summer? Here’s What You Should Know Saba A
by Saba Aziz, Global News
posted on 7:54 AM, June 7, 2021
EU's COVID Travel Certificate Has Launched For Summer Travelers
by Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure
posted on 6:23 AM, June 2, 2021

May 2021

Canadians can drive to U.S. for COVID-19 vax and avoid quarantine, Ottawa confirms
by Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press
posted on 5:18 AM, May 19, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic has created regional tourism hotspots as big cities suffer
by Georges A. Tanguay & Juste Rajaonson, MSN News
posted on 10:06 AM, May 10, 2021

April 2021

'Desperate’ Ford To Trudeau At First Ministers’ Meeting: Shut The Borders
by David Akin, Global News
posted on 11:51 AM, April 30, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine certificates ‘to be expected’ as part of pandemic, Trudeau says
by Emerald Bensadoun, Global News/MSN
posted on 1:32 PM, April 27, 2021
187 Tourists Volunteer For 'Lockdown Vacation' Experiment At Greek Resort
by Cormac O’Brien, Narcity
posted on 6:37 AM, April 19, 2021

March 2021

Preparing for a Return to Canada
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 6:01 AM, March 30, 2021
So you’re vaccinated for COVID-19. When does life go back to normal?
by Alex Boyd, Toronto Star
posted on 6:45 AM, March 15, 2021

February 2021

Update on Travel Restrictions
by Government of Canada Consular Communications and Outreach
posted on 9:52 AM, February 22, 2021
Canada to require negative COVID-19 test at land borders next week
by Staff at Canadian Press
posted on 9:40 AM, February 9, 2021
Federal Government Bans Pleasure Crafts and Cruise Vessels
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 11:58 AM, February 4, 2021
Canadian Quarantine-in-Hotel Restrictions Could Come Thursday
by Raisa Patel, CBC
posted on 9:29 AM, February 1, 2021

January 2021

Tighter Travel Restrictions Announced for Canada
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 9:53 AM, January 29, 2021
Prime Minister Warns of Tighter Travel Restrictions
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 6:32 AM, January 25, 2021
COVID-19 Safety: It's Up To You
by Debbie Robinson, Allianz Global Assistance
posted on 10:53 AM, January 18, 2021
COVID-19 insurance is available, but industry encourages Canadians to stay home
by Pat Foran, CTV News Toronto
posted on 7:50 AM, January 11, 2021
Q&A from Transport Canada re Pre-travel COVID Tests
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 9:22 AM, January 6, 2021

December 2020

Canada to require all arriving air passengers to show negative COVID-19 test
by Global News
posted on 2:44 PM, December 30, 2020
Canadians should avoid travelling abroad this winter
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 9:23 AM, December 21, 2020
When it comes to travelling safely and responsibly, we all have a role to play
by Debbie Robinson, Allianz Global Assistance
posted on 11:15 AM, December 16, 2020

November 2020

Understanding your medical insurance options for travel outside Canada
by Joan Weir, CHLIA
posted on 9:14 AM, November 26, 2020
Canadians sticking to domestic travel in 2021
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 8:55 AM, November 26, 2020

October 2020

Prime Minister says border will remain closed
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 7:32 AM, October 15, 2020

July 2020

Advisory: Planning out-of-country travel? Make talking with your insurer part of your plans
by Joan Weir, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
posted on 7:34 AM, July 10, 2020

June 2020

COVID-19 SERVICE PROFILE - Manulife
by Janet Pacini Thibodeau, Manulife
posted on 7:52 AM, June 1, 2020

April 2020

COVID-19 SERVICE PROFILE - REVA
by REVA
posted on 12:35 PM, April 21, 2020

March 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Canadians Urged to Return Home
by Travel Health Insurance Association
posted on 10:38 AM, March 20, 2020
Trudeau says Canadians will be stranded abroad. Here's what travellers need to know
by John Paul Tasker, CBC News
posted on 10:42 AM, March 18, 2020
Government of Canada advises Canadians to avoid non-essential travel abroad
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 9:10 PM, March 15, 2020
Updated - FAQs re Travel Insurance and COVID-19 Outbreak
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 11:58 AM, March 13, 2020
COVID-19 Travel Advisories
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 4:37 AM, March 12, 2020
COVID-19 Update
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 11:25 AM, March 6, 2020
FAQs re Travel Insurance and COVID-19 Outbreak
by Travel Health Insurance Association
posted on 4:48 AM, March 4, 2020

February 2020

Going on vacation amid the coronavirus outbreak? Here’s what to know
by Rachel D'Amore - Global News
posted on 6:08 AM, February 27, 2020
Can you travel during the coronavirus outbreak? The pros outweigh the cons.
by Gayle MacDonald, The Globe and Mail
posted on 6:31 AM, February 12, 2020
Government of Canada evacuating Canadians from Wuhan, China
by Global Affairs Canada
posted on 5:59 AM, February 5, 2020

January 2020

What you need to know about travel insurance
by Ross McLaughlin Consumer Reporter, CTV News Vancouver
posted on 8:21 AM, January 14, 2020

December 2019

Changes to OHIP coverage is a good reason to look at travel insurance
by David Paddon, The Canadian Press
posted on 9:55 AM, December 19, 2019
Out-of-Country OHIP Ends on January 1, 2020
by Jo-Anne Liburd
posted on 9:00 AM, December 18, 2019

November 2019

You need travel insurance
by Administrator Account
posted on 3:16 PM, November 14, 2019
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