TORONTO, November 19th, 2007 - Today, Kanetix (, Canada's insurance marketplace, announced the results of a study that show 36 per cent of site clients getting online travel insurance quotes are travelling during their birthday month.

"Whether it's because they're treating themselves to a getaway, or they're going to visit family to celebrate, clearly site clients like to travel around their birthday," suggests Gregory Ellis, co-founder of "Whatever the reason, as travellers, these folks recognize the importance of getting emergency medical travel insurance, and the value in shopping around for coverage."

At you can get and compare insurance quotes from top Canadian travel insurers quickly and easily, for as little as $12. Compare competing quotes for emergency medical, trip cancellation, or all-inclusive packages with combined emergency medical, trip cancellation AND coverage for your baggage in case of loss or damage.

About Kanetix

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix is Canada's leading national, online insurance marketplace. The Kanetix insurance information and shopping service brings consumers and insurance companies together in a one-stop shopping environment. Each day, thousands of consumers visit the Kanetix website to compare insurance quotes from a variety of Canadian insurance companies. Kanetix visitors can select the insurance quote of their choice and where available, choose to complete the application for coverage online or purchase their policy over the phone.

In addition to the insurance marketplace, Kanetix is a leading provider of online insurance quotation technology and develops online quotation systems and websites for some of Canada's leading insurance providers.

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Gregory Ellis

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