Travelers to Alberta - Emergency Medical Expenses Insurance

Travel Insurance for Visitors within Alberta, Canada

 Long stays in Alberta are meant to be enjoyed. But if a sudden medical emergency should happen, know that you’re protected with  Alberta travel insurance.

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While living in Canada, government health care plans might not be available to you right away or at all. In this case if you’re not covered, health care costs in Canada can be expensive. Travel insurance helps you stay protected during a medical emergency. Be sure to carry travel insurance to safeguard your finances and enjoy a worry-free trip.

Keep reading to learn more.


For Travellers to Alberta – Who is Emergency Medical Travel Insurance Ideal for?

Ideal for:

  • Super Visa holders wanting more than emergency-only care
  • Visitors travelling to Alberta, Canada on a work visa
  • Foreign expatriates residing in Alberta
  • Returning Canadians and landed immigrants waiting for Government health insurance plan benefits

Features and Benefits

  • $100,000 to $200,000 in emergency health and medical care
  • The highest coverage available for extended health benefits
  • Emergency and extended health benefits • Maternity and new-born care, vaccines, physical and eye examinations
  • Coverage for out-of-pocket expenses, including accommodations and meals, childcare costs, essential telephone calls and taxi fares
  • Trip break lets you return home during your trip without cancelling your coverage

Scenarios and Examples – Why do Travellers to Alberta need Emergency Medical Expense Insurance? 

 Xue, a 28-year-old from Hong Kong came to Canada with a work visa for a year. One night, a food allergy caused a visit to the emergency room and an overnight stay in the hospital.

Medical costs: $4,300

Travel insurance cost: $238.50


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Carla, a 63-year old from Spain was babysitting her grandchildren for a year on a Super Visa when she suddenly felt pain in her chest. After being admitted to the nearest hospital, she was diagnosed with a heart attack.

Medical costs: $37,000

Travel insurance cost: $2,273.95

Heart Attack

Two days after arriving for her year long trip to Edmonton, Hani was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with a urinary tract infection.

Medical costs: $1,200

Travel insurance cost: $373.80

Xue, Hani and Carlos’ bills were all covered in full with travel insurance.
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