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Welcome to KANETIX. Our online quote comparison service for emergency medical travel insurance brings Canadian travellers together with insurance companies in a one-stop shopping environment.

Snowbird Medical Insurance & Snowbirds Travel Insurance

Calling all Snowbirds, KANETIX is one of the best places for you to shop for your snowbird travel insurance and snowbirds medical insurance. Are you heading south to Florida? Arizona? The Caribbean? Maybe you're going as far as Australia or staying closer to home, as in Victoria, British Columbia. No matter where you're going or for how long, you could save significantly on your snowbirds travel insurance by comparison shopping.

In fact, many have already discovered that the secret to cheaper snowbird travel insurance, medical insurance and regular travel insurance is KANETIX. This could be you - why not give it a try?

Snowbirds as well as ordinary Canadians escaping the chilly winter climate!

A 'snowbird' is often defined as a Canadian who flies south for a significant portion of the winter. Typically, they are retired or have some other means of being able to be away for a long period of time. But it seems that there are many other travellers, rather than just the typical snowbird travellers, who like to escape the chilly winter climate, and for longer periods too.

Because we all have a little snowbird travel bug in us ...

Why not escape the freezing cold this winter and find a tropical hot spot? If you do plan to escape the winter wrath this year by heading south for more than a month, you should consider these Canadian snowbird travel tips when planning your vacation. Snowbird travelling is for all of us alike, and the good news is that snowbird travel insurance - that is travel insurance for anyone going anywhere to escape the mounds of snow and ice - is available through KANETIX.

It's easy as one-two-three. One, tell us where you're going and for how long. Two, compare quotes/cost and coverage for your travel insurance or medical insurance needs. Three, buy your policy online or purchase over the phone. It's quick, simple, and could very well save you a nice chunk of money! Get snowbird travel insurance online today!

For all the information you need to understand why travel insurance is an essential purchase for your vacation, visit Travel Insurance 101 for a primer or visit our travel insurance glossary to get a clear understanding and definitions on key terms. If you need further information or have questions on travel insurance, you can explore other travel info, related questions and answers here.

For the travel insurance you need, there are a variety of options

Not only can you compare snowbird travel insurance at KANETIX, but you can also compare other kinds of free travel insurance quotes for Canadians. You can explore policies and premiums that are designed specifically for visitors to Canada insurance, Super Visa Canada insurance and travel insurance for international students studying in Canada. We'll help you find trip cancellation insurance, cheap travel insurance, travel insurance for seniors or trip insurance online from many of the top travel insurance companies.

Did you know that there are gaps in the coverage provided to Canadians through Provincial and Territorial Health Insurance Plans, that may leave you considerably out of pocket under certain conditions when travelling out of province but still travelling within Canada?

If you are planning on travelling over the border to the U.S. for pleasure or for business or cross border shopping whether by automobile, train or plane, you should purchase travel insurance that includes emergency medical coverage. Also, make sure you have the travel requirements for Canadians visiting the U.S.

All Inclusive Travel Insurance

This policy covers most unforeseeable situations that you could encounter during your trip. With the convenience of one purchase, the all inclusive travel insurance policy is often a good value in comparison to individual specialized policies. Depending on the policy, not only does it provide the basics like emergency medical but also trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, delayed/lost baggage and more.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

If the cost of your trip or vacation is more than you can afford to lose in an unforeseen circumstance, then you should definitely consider trip cancellation insurance.

Single Trip Emergency Medical Travel Insurance

Medical expenses in most countries can quite often cost thousands of dollars a day. Sickness or injuries is definitely one thing you shouldn't take a chance with while outside of Canada. Purchasing emergency travel medical insurance can help your finances and your life.

Multi-trip emergency medical travel insurance

If you think it is likely that you'll make more than one trip per year, this could be your most cost effective option. Trips of up to 35 days are accommodated and plans range from basic to fairly comprehensive.

Travel Insurance Resources From The Government Of Canada

Looking for more information about travel insurance in Canada and for Canadians abroad? The Government of Canada has many resources to help:

Snowbird travel insurance quotes from KANETIX are available for the following provinces: Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The vast majority of travellers seem to visit us from Montreal, Toronto and Calgary.

Other travel insurance quotes options

Are you worried that the flight or travel package you purchased may be disrupted or for any reason you are unable to take your trip at all? Trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance, depending on the travel insurance provider, can cover you for up to the full cost of your travel package due to certain unforeseen circumstances. Compare trip cancellation insurance quotes and policies at KANETIX to get the peace of mind you need. Get a rate today.

Whether you are a Canadian travelling within Canada or abroad, KANETIX can easily help you save time and money on your travel insurance. With our fast, easy and secure online travel insurance quote comparison service you can save up to an average of 50% on your travel insurance. Get a rate today.

Whether you are planning to visit Canada as a tourist, immigrate to Canada, or have family or friends coming for a trip, at KANETIX you can easily compare Visitors to Canada travel insurance quotes and purchase a policy. Get a rate today.

Are you a student from another country planning on studying at a school in Canada? KANETIX provides online quotes for international travel health insurance for international students studying in Canada. International travel insurance quotes are available for individual students studying in Canada only. Get a rate today.

It doesn't matter if you're the parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident living in Montreal Quebec, Toronto Ontario, Vancouver British Columbia, Calgary and Edmonton Alberta, or Halifax Nova Scotia, you can compare quotes and buy a Super Visa health insurance policy online through KANETIX from any of the featured insurance companies. Get a rate today.

Looking to save time and money on your travel insurance? KANETIX can help you find the cheapest travel insurance quotes from the top travel insurance companies in Canada. In just a few minutes, you can save up to an average of 50% on your travel insurance with the one-stop shopping environment at KANETIX. Get a rate today.

Download the KANETIX Travel Insurance App on your smartphone device to compare and purchase travel insurance online when you are on the go. With this app, you can use the travel checklist, search for attractions in your destination and check weather forecasts. In addition, you can subscribe to reminders for policy renewal, revisit your saved quote comparison details, and never stress again about overpaying on your travel insurance coverage!


  • Canadian Snowbird Travel Tips

    If you're planning on escaping the winter chill this year by heading south for a couple weeks or so, then you'll want to consider these snowbird travel tips before leaving.

  • Travelling In Canada? Why You Need Travel Insurance

    Are you a Canadian planning on travelling within Canada to another province or territory? You should still purchase travel insurance to avoid risks and the unexpected costs of medical expenses when you are admitted to an emergency room from an accident, illness or injury. Read to find out more why you need travel insurance when travelling within Canada.

  • Travelling Outside Canada? A Travel Tip You Simply Can't Afford To Ignore

    When travelling outside of Canada, you should consider purchasing travel insurance so that you are covered for unexpected costs of medical costs, which may cost hundreds and thousands of dollars while travelling abroad.

  • Introduction To Travel Health Insurance In Canada

    Get a primer on what travel insurance is and how different policies, packages or plans can save you money while travelling. Learn the benefits that travel insurance can offer and the risks involved in not purchasing it.

  • Travelling To Mexico? What You Need To Prepare

    With its beautiful beaches and weather, Mexico is a travel hotspot for Canadians. It is always important, however, to be prepared and to travel safely regardless of where you travel to. Here are some tips to help your travel safer.

  • Travel Requirements For Canadians Travelling To Cuba & Mexico

    When travelling to Cuba or Mexico, make sure you have the required travel documents. In 2010, both Cuba and Mexico introduced new entry requirements for Canadians.

Travel Insurance InfoCentre

Looking for more travel insurance news & articles? Our online resource can inform you on travel insurance related topics ranging from policies, coverage, travel tips, cross-border travel, required travel documents, statistics and other resources. With our online resource, you can learn the essentials of travel insurance and get the peace of mind you need for a safe and happy trip.

Travel Insurance Forum

Our online community can help you learn which travel insurance policies or options may be best suitable for your travels. Share and discuss any travel insurance related questions, concerns or comments you may have with industry experts and other travellers like you. Get the information you need so you can make an informed decision about purchasing your travel insurance policy.

Visitors To Canada/International Students Forum

Are you planning to visit or work in Canada on a temporary basis? Are you an international student from abroad planning to study in Canada? Visit our online question & discussion forum to share and discuss any questions, concerns or comments with industry experts and other international travellers like you. Learn the essentials you need to make an informed decision about your travels to Canada.

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Customer 43, THORNHILL, ON
Travelling 9 days, Middle East, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$15.00
Travel Guard Canada$18.00
Group Medical Services$20.00
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $21.60
TIC Travel Insurance$21.80
Range of top quotes$6.80
Travelling 14 days, Caribbean - Not Cuba, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$17.10
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $24.30
TIC Travel Insurance$37.50
LS Mutual Tour+Med$57.78
Range of top quotes$40.68
Customer 52, MISSISSAUGA, ON
Travelling 10 days, Asia, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$15.00
Group Medical Services$20.00
LS Mutual Tour+Med$23.07
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $23.76
TIC Travel Insurance$23.98
Range of top quotes$8.98
Customer 43, THORNHILL, ON
Travelling 9 days, Middle East, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$15.00
Travel Guard Canada$18.00
Group Medical Services$20.00
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $21.60
TIC Travel Insurance$21.80
Range of top quotes$6.80
Customer 71, COCHRANE, AB
Travelling 21 days, United States, 2 travellers
Group Medical Services$332.20
Travel Underwriters$356.42
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $386.54
PC Financial$543.00
Range of top quotes$210.80
Customer 55, MONTREAL, PQ
Travelling 6 days, United States, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$15.00
LS Mutual Tour+Med$20.00
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $21.84
TIC Travel Insurance$24.22
Range of top quotes$9.22
Customer 45, TORONTO, ON
Travelling 4 days, United States, 5 travellers
Travel Underwriters$16.40
Group Medical Services$22.85
TIC Travel Insurance$24.20
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $40.00
PC Financial$42.00
Range of top quotes$25.60
Customer 65, ST THOMAS, ON
Travelling 151 days, United States, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$625.63
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $627.76
Group Medical Services$743.28
PC Financial$1035.00
Travel Guard Canada$1063.00
Range of top quotes$437.37
Customer 32, CALGARY, AB
Travelling 9 days, United States, 1 traveller
Travel Underwriters$15.00
Travel Guard Canada$18.00
Group Medical Services$20.00
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $21.60
Range of top quotes$6.60
Customer 71, SAINTE-ADELE, PQ
Travelling 7 days, Mexico, 2 travellers
LS Mutual Tour+Med$72.37
RSA Travel Insurance Inc. $101.20
TIC Travel Insurance$102.16
Travel Underwriters$118.93
Range of top quotes$46.56

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