Travel Insurance

COVID-19 Update

Although the Government of Canada is still advising against non-essential travel, we realize you may require medical coverage for essential travel. We have opened the sale of our Annual and Individual Travel Plans to help protect you at this time. The Annual and Individual Travel Plans and Top-Up Plan include the Emergency Medical Care benefit, which will cover you if you contract the COVID-19 virus while travelling internationally or within Canada.  Please click here for Annual and Individual Travel Plan coverage details.

Please note: As of October 1, 2020, the VIP Travel Benefit will offer coverage for COVID-19 when travelling internationally. The Emergency Medical Care benefit will cover you should you contract the COVID-19 virus while travelling within Canada or internationally. Please click here for VIP Travel Benefits coverage details.

For information regarding coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic and what our Travel Plans cover, please click here.

Our Travel Plan Options
Annual Plan

Best for frequent travellers and snowbirds who want to travel where they want, when they want, worry-free.

  • Coverage for an unlimited number of trips during a 12 month period
  • Various maximum trip duration options, including trips 4, 8, 17, 31, 60, 90, 120, 150 and 180 days in length
  • Often costs less than insuring two single trips
  • Optional deductibles available to reduce premium
  •  Every plan includes Emergency Medical Care and 24/7 access to Travel Assistance
  • Optional Accidental Death or Dismemberment and Air Flight Accident are available

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Individual Plan

Great for single-trip coverage on family vacations or quick  getaways.

  • Customize coverage to the needs of each individual trip
  • Trip breaks allowing return home and trip back to your destination
  • Optional deductibles available to reduce premium
  • Every plan includes Emergency Medical Care and 24/7 access to Travel Assistance
  • Optional Accidental Death or Dismemberment and Air Flight Accident are available 

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VIP Travel Plan

An optional benefit for Personal Health Plan members, VIP Travel is a great option for frequent travellers.

  • Coverage for 30 consecutive days of travel, with an unlimited number of trips per year
  • Extend coverage for trips longer than 30 days with a Top-Up to VIP travel
  • Coverage includes Emergency Medical Care and  24/7 access to Travel Assistance
  • Accidental Death or Dismemberment and Air Flight Accident are included in the core plan benefits 
  • Lost or damaged baggage and Post-Departure Trip Interruption benefits

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Questions? We have answers.
  • Why do I need travel insurance?

    You are responsible for potential medical expenses not covered by Saskatchewan Health when you travel outside Saskatchewan, even to another province. Unless you purchase a travel plan, the resulting costs will come out of pocket if you suddenly become ill or have an accident. Don’t leave home without travel coverage!

  • Why choose Blue Cross travel insurance?

    With our travel insurance plan, you can rest assured that you’re always protected, no matter where you travel.

    • Travel assistance available 24/7 for any emergency, anywhere you travel.
    • Optional deductiles on emergency medical care costs. Where possible, we arrange payment directly with the hospital.
    • Some pre-existing conditions may be covered for greater peace of mind.
    • We’re a BlueCross® BlueShield®  Association partner - the largest medical network i the United States. We also partner with assistance service providers worldwide.
  • How are rates calculated?

    Travel insurance premiums are based on your age, your health* and the duration of your trip. You pay only for what you need.

    *Some people may need to fill out a health declaration, which could affect your travel insurance premium.

  • How do I apply?

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    Call Toll-free

    • 1.800.USE.BLUE® within Saskatchewan
    • 1.800.667.6853 within Canada
  • What do I do in case of an emergency?

    Contact the CanAssistance team within 24 hours of your medical emergency. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Be prepared to provide your policy number, trip information and a brief description of the medical emergency. Our team will provide the support and help you need, whatever the medical emergency:

    • Recommend a doctor, clinic or hospital best suited to provide appropriate care for your medical condition.
    • Follow-up of your case by our health professionals, regardless of your age and diagnosis.
    • Coordinate repatriation by ground or air ambulance, or on a regular flight. No aspect is neglected so that the return happens securely and in the best available conditions.
    • Contact your family upon request, in the case of an emergency.
    • Arrange for a family member to travel and be at your side should you be hospitalized for 7 days or more.

Helping Families Travel With Peace of Mind

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Saskatchewan Blue Cross provides travel insurance coverage to children and their families when a travel wish is granted through Make a Wish Saskatchewan.

As supporters of the foundation, we take pride in providing peace of mind to our members and are proud to be able to offer this assurance to the courageous children and their families from Children's Wish.