Travel Shield Plan A for  Visitors to Canada OR Super Visa Insurance

Eligible ForVisitor to Canada & Super Visa
Coverage Amounts$25,000, $50,000 and $100,000
Emergency HospitalizationUp to Sum insured
Emergency Home Return / EvacuationUp to Sum insured
Emergency Medical CareUp to Sum Insured
Services of a Physician, Surgeon, etc.Up to Sum Insured
Ambulance Services / TransportationAvailable
Prescription Medicationsmaximum of $5,000 for the full policy duration
Emergency Dental RepairUp to $3,000
Dental Pain ReliefNot Available
Emergency Services of Chiropractor, Chiropodist, Physiotherapist, Osteopath, or Podiatrist50% of the services (maximum of $300 Per category)
Out-patient TreatmentAvailable
Stable Pre-existing Medical Conditions CoverageNot Covered
Follow Up TreatmentUp to 3 Visits
Psychiatric / PsychologicalNot Available
VaccinesNot Available
Physical Examination (Non-emergency)Not Available
Eye ExaminationNot Available
Bedside Companion Accommodation / TransportationUp to $1,500/ $150/ day
Meals and Accommodation / Hospital Allowance / Out-of-pocket ExpensesUp to $1,000/ Up to $250
Laboratory Diagnostics / X-RayAvailable
Private Duty Nurse / Medical AttendantUp to $5,000
Rental / Purchase of Medical AppliancesMinor appliances such as crutches, casts, splints, canes, slings, trusses, braces, walkers and/or the temporary rental of a wheelchair, not exceeding the purchase price.
Cremation / BurialUp to $3,000
Repatriation of RemainsUp to $10,000
Accidental Death & DismembermentUp to $10,000
Double DismembermentUp to $10,000
Single DismembermentUp to $5,000
Maternity Benefits / Delivery CoverageNot Available
Pregnancy Complications CoverageNot Available
Sports Injuries CoverageN/A
Flight / Travel AccidentNot Available
Child Care / Escort ExpensesAvailable
Trip-Break BenefitAvailable
Side-Trips BenefitAvailable
Uninterrupted Flights Coverage (in & from Canada)Available
Return of a VehicleN/A
24-hour Emergency Assistance CenterAvailable

Side-Trips Benefit:

Your Visitors to Canada or Supervisa insurance coverage is active, while you are travelling outside Canada, except for your country of origin/citizenship or any other country, where you are eligible for a government healthcare. You must spend the majority of the policy period time in Canada (at least 51%) in order to be eligible for the benefit.

Policy Wording:

Policy Wording is the official document that outlines and explains the benefits payable, eligibility requirements, exclusions and limitations as well as claims and refund procedures.

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To be eligible for coverage, on the effective date, you must:

1. be a visitor to Canada or a person in Canada under a valid work or student visa, a Canadian or an immigrant not eligible for benefits under a government health insurance plan; and

2. be at least 15 days of age and no more than 90 years of age; and

3. not be travelling against the advice of a physician and/or have not been diagnosed with a terminal illness; and

4. not be experiencing new or undiagnosed signs or symptoms and/or know of any reason to seek medical attention; and

5. not require assistance with the activities of daily living (dressing, bathing, eating, using the toilet or getting in or out of a bed or chair).

In the event of an emergency please contact the Assistance Company immediately at 1 (844) 460-8324 toll-free from Canada

or the USA or +1 (514) 286-8324 collect where available

It is your responsibility to ensure that the Assistance Company has been contacted prior to receiving treatment. Your benefits will be limited to 80% of eligible expenses to a maximum of $25,000 if you fail to do so, other than in extreme circumstances when treatment is required to resolve a life-threatening medical crisis.

In the event of an emergency please contact the Assistance Company immediately at 1 (844) 460-8324 toll-free from Canada

or the USA or +1 (514) 286-8324 collect where available

It is your responsibility to ensure that the Assistance Company has been contacted prior to receiving treatment. Your benefits will be limited to 80% of eligible expenses to a maximum of $25,000 if you fail to do so, other than in extreme circumstances when treatment is required to resolve a life-threatening medical crisis.

This policy does not cover losses or expenses related in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to any of the following:

1. Any sickness, injury or medical condition that existed or for which you experienced symptoms or received medical treatment prior to your effective date.

2. Expenses related to a sickness or injury that would have caused an ordinarily prudent person to seek medical treatment, advice, diagnosis or care during the 90 day period immediately prior to the effective date.

3. Any sickness or injury which occurred prior to the effective date of your policy when coverage has been extended after your arrival in Canada.

4. Any medical treatment that is not an emergency medical treatment for the immediate relief of acute pain and suffering, including any elective or cosmetic surgery or treatment.

5. Any costs incurred due to your travelling against the advice of a physician or any loss resulting from your sickness or medical condition that was diagnosed by a physician as a terminal illness prior to the effective date.

6. Any medical treatment which can reasonably be delayed until you return to your country of origin by the next available means of transportation, whether you intend to or not.

7. Any medical treatment of an ongoing condition, regular care of a chronic condition, home health care, investigative testing, rehabilitation, convalescent or ongoing care or medical treatment of an acute sickness and/or injury after the initial emergency has ended.

8. Expenses incurred as a result of symptomatic or asymptomatic HIV infection or HIV-related conditions and AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome), including any associated diagnostic tests or charges.

9. Non-compliance with any prescribed medical treatment or therapy.

10. Expenses incurred whereby this policy was purchased specifically to obtain medical treatment outside your country of origin, whether or not recommended by your attending physician.

11. Any medical treatment in your country of origin.

12. Transplants including, but not limited to, cornea or organ transplants or bone marrow transplants, artificial joints, prosthetic devices or implants including any associated charges.

13. The replacement of an existing prescription whether by reason of loss, unless otherwise specified elsewhere in this policy, renewal or inadequate supply or the purchase of drugs and medications (including vitamins) which are commonly available without a prescription or which are not legally registered and approved in Canada or which are not required as a result of an emergency.

14. Loss or damage to hearing devices, eyeglasses, sunglasses, contact lenses, or prosthetic teeth, limbs or devices and resulting prescription thereof.

15. Routine prenatal care; your pregnancy, miscarriage or childbirth or complications thereof occurring in the 9 weeks before or after the expected delivery date.

16. For children under 2 years of age any sickness or medical condition resulting from or related to a congenital defect.

17. Expenses for any benefit or medical treatment that requires prior approval by the Assistance Company if such approval was not provided, except in extreme circumstances where such medical treatment is performed on an emergency basis immediately upon admission to hospital to resolve a life-threatening emergency.

18. A disorder, disease, condition or symptom that is emotional, psychological or mental in nature unless the insured is hospitalized.

19. Loss, death or injury, if at the time of the loss, death or injury, evidence supports that you were affected by, or the medical condition causing the loss was in any way contributed to by the use of alcohol, prohibited drugs or any other intoxicant.

20. Committing or attempting to commit an illegal act or a criminal act.

21. Suicide, attempted suicide or self-inflicted injury, whether the insured person is sane or insane.

22. Rock or mountain climbing, hang gliding, parachuting, bungee jumping, or skydiving; participation in any motorized race or speed contest; participation in any sport as a professional athlete (for which the insured person is remunerated) or scuba diving (except if certified by an internationally recognized and accepted program such as NAUI or PADI, or if diving depth does not exceed 30 metres).

23. Death or injury sustained while operating or learning to operate any aircraft as pilot or crew.

24. Travel to, from or through any country, region or city for which, prior to your departure date, the Canadian Government, or any department thereof, has issued a warning to avoid all travel or to avoid nonessential travel during the time of your trip if the loss is the result of the reason for which the warning was issued.

25. War, invasion, act of a foreign enemy, declared or undeclared hostilities, civil war, riot, rebellion, revolution or military power or your unlawful visit in any country.

26. Terrorism or by any activity or decision of a government agency or any other entity to prevent, respond to or terminate terrorism except for ensuing loss or damage which results directly from fire or explosion. Such loss or damage is excluded regardless of any other cause or event that contributes concurrently or in any sequence to the loss or damage.

27. Contamination resulting from radioactive material or nuclear fuel or waste or the release of weapon(s) of mass destruction (nuclear, chemical or biological).

28. Service in, or training for, the armed forces, national guard or organized reserve corps of any country or international authority.

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