Travel Insurance for Canada

It is highly recommended that international tourists visiting Canada must get a Travel Medical Insurance for their visit to Canada, since the healthcare can be very expensive without a proper health insurance coverage. A typical travel insurance for Canada covers accidental, medical and travel emergencies during your stay in the country.

Q. What kind of travel insurance you should look for when visiting Canada?

Health care for non-Canadian residents can be expensive, so it is recommended that travelers buy a travel insurance policy with comprehensive coverage for their trip to that country, including stay and travel within Canada.

Q.Are visitors to Canada covered by the Canadian government's health-care program?

No, the Canadian national universal health coverage is only for Canada citizens and lawful residents.

Q.Can I purchase travel insurance for my parents visiting Canada?

Yes, you can complete the application on behalf of your parents and make the payment using your credit card.

Q. What kind of coverage does the travel insurance for visitors to Canada provide?

The insurance policy offers coverage for sickness, illness, injury or accidents occurred while you are traveling to Canada. The insurance also provides comprehensive medical and non-medical expense emergency coverage

Q. I am an international athlete traveling to Canada to participate in sports adventure activities. Can I get insurance coverage?

It depends on what kind of policy you purchase. You may check beforehand whether the policy offers you coverage for any adventurous sports activities, such as ice hockey, skating, skiing. If you have any specific need, please contact us at and we would be pleased to help you get the right coverage.

Q.I am a senior citizen planning to visit my relative in Canada. Will I be covered under travel insurance for Canada?

Any non-Canadian citizen traveling to Canada will be covered as per the insurance policy terms and conditions.

Q. I live and work in Canada. My parents are visiting me in Canada; Can they be covered for medical emergencies?

Yes and it is highly recommended for seniors and parents to carry international travel insurance for Canada. Insurance for visitors to Canada may cover for all health and travel expenses incurred during the trip, including emergency evacuations, hospital bills, flight accidents, trip interruption, etc.

Q.I have more questions and need advice on picking the right coverage and travel insurance for Canada?

VisitorsCoverage specializes in international travel insurance. If you have any specific questions about travel insurance for Canada, email us at


Information provided here is high level, provided for your convenience and information purpose only. Please review the Evidence of Coverage and Plan Contract (Policy) for a detailed description of Coverage Benefits, Limitations and Exclusions. Must read the Policy Brochure and Plan Details for complete and accurate details. Only the Terms and Conditions of Coverage Benefits listed in the policy are binding.