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Travel Insurance to Canada - Things You Need to Consider

Medical costs can be a major concern for Australian's travelling to Canada. 

Uncovered emergency medical expenses can cripple a person or family monetarily. Emergency medical care costs may start adding up even if you have certain coverage, but those lacking coverage may easily find themselves in a hole too deep to get out of after just a day or two in the hospital.

Canada Demographics

Language  English, French 
Area 9,093,507 sq km 
Population:   37.06 million
Capital City: Ottawa 
± GMT:   -3

Travelling to Canada from Australia

People travelling to Canada from Australia will require travel insurance if they wish to have a valid visa, especially if you are travelling for an extended period of time. You need to have appropriate insurance to cover all expenses that can be experienced when an injury or emergency takes place during international travel to Canada. Also, travel insurance is required for Visa purpose and you can only enter the country with adequate travel insurance in place. 

For people who desire to spend more time in Canada or those who are supposed to travel to and stay in Canada for business purpose for a long duration please refer to long-term travel insurance. This will cover 1 and 2-year durations.

Emergency medical care anywhere in Canada is expensive, but with the appropriate travel insurance, you are covered for medical and emergency dental. 

Travel insurance to Canada can also be obtained if you have a pre-existing medical condition. To do this you are required to complete an Existing Medical Condition (EMC) form online. Select Medical Condition via the optional extra in the quote box and continue through. No payments details are required to complete an EMC form. 

Travel insurance based on the type of plan selected will cover things like; accommodations, transportation and reimbursement for provisions like clothing and toiletries in case of an injury or an emergency that prevents you from completing your trip as planned. Please refer to the cancellation cover in the PDS for further information.   

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From the frozen North to the Great Lake system in the south. From the influence of the French countered by the influence of the English and tempered by the native population.

Canada has it all flora, fauna, culture and outdoor activities abound. From the salmon runs to the ski runs.

A wildlife experience never to be forgotten. Wonder in amazement at the sheer size and beauty of all that around you.

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Canada information and travel advice from Smart Traveller

Canada information and advice

Exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Canada because of the risk of terrorist attack.

Pay close attention to your personal security and monitor the media for information about possible new safety or security risks.

*Please use information as a guide and always check Smart Traveller for the most up to date information. 

Note: Remember to register with Smart Traveller before travelling overseas.

Australian Consulate - Canada

Address Suite 710,
50 O'Connor Street
Ottawa Ontario
K1P 6L2 Canada

  • Telephone   +1 613 236 0841
  • Fax              +1 613 236 4376

Canada travel insurance guide

The Australian government and Smart Traveller recommend appropriate insurance information if you are travelling overseas and to ensure that you are properly covered with comprehensive travel insurance. The cost of medical, dental and let alone the inconvenience of the lost luggage can ruin your holiday.

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