CAA travel insurance

Cover the cost of emergency medical care on your next trip overseas with the line of CAA travel insurance products.

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Whether you travel regularly or are planning your first trip overseas, you might like to consider travel insurance from the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). This long-standing Canadian company offers a diverse range of travel insurance products including travel medical, trip cancellation/interruption and comprehensive coverage that includes both.

Apply for a quote today to find out how much you’ll have to pay to cover yourself in the event of an unexpected emergency.

What is CAA travel insurance?

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) provides travel insurance for affordable prices to thousands of Canadians each year. With the click of a mouse, you can get quotes for emergency medical coverage, trip interruption/cancellation or a combination of both. The price that you’ll pay for coverage may vary based on factors like your age, health condition, trip destination and length of trip.

Individuals or families visiting Canada can also purchase a medical plan with benefits like emergency medical and dental, family transportation, medical repatriation and more. For all types of coverage, you may be able to pay more to extend or top up your coverage while you’re travelling.

What types of travel insurance does CAA offer?

You can potentially qualify for several different types of CAA travel insurance, depending on your needs and budget. The type of coverage you can get may also vary by province.

How much does CAA’s travel insurance cost?

The amount that CAA charges for travel insurance depends on what type of coverage you choose. It’s also influenced by certain personal factors:

  • Age of travellers. You’ll typically pay more for your insurance premiums if you’re over the age of 65.
  • How many people need coverage. You’ll have to pay a higher amount if you have to add your partner or children to your policy.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions. You may need to pay more if you have a medical condition that affects your health.
  • Destination. You could pay more to visit certain countries that are deemed more high-risk, such as countries where there are travel advisories in place.
  • Length of trip. You’ll pay higher premiums for longer trips because your travel insurance will typically be charged at a daily rate.
  • Coverage amount. You’ll have to pay more if you get a higher coverage amount or if you plan to do any high-risk activities like skydiving.

How to apply for CAA travel insurance

If you think that CAA travel insurance is the right fit for you, all you need to do is follow a couple of simple steps to get started:

  1. Use the online application to provide personal information like your name, email address, proof of ID and relevant documents.
  2. Review and submit your application to generate a quote.
  3. Get verified and negotiate the terms of your CAA travel insurance.

How to contact CAA

You can get in touch with CAA via phone or email. It’s also possible to file a claim through CAA’s manual claims process. This must be done by downloading the claims forms you need and sending them to CAA by mail or email. If you have an urgent issue, it’s best to call in with your personal information and policy number on hand for faster service.

The way that you’ll contact CAA will depend on which province you’re in. For example, there are different offices for Manitoba, Atlantic, Niagara, South Ontario, Saskatchewan and more. It’s best to look up the CAA office closest to you to make sure you get the travel insurance specific to your province.

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Bottom line

CAA provides many different types of travel insurance to fit your unique set of needs and budget. Learn what types of coverage you can get for your next trip with CAA and apply for a quote today to find out how much you’ll have to pay to get insured.

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