Canada Travel Guide

A magical Canadian getaway is a perfect cure for the seemingly endless mundane life. Canada is an incredibly diverse nation renowned for its skiing destinations, breath-taking mountains, lakes, shimmering oceans and red sandstone cliffs. What’s more, Canada boasts no less than 16 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the longest ski season in the world. Not to mention the delicious bounty of seafood and other mount watering delicacies such as Butter Tars, Split Pea Soup and Tourtière that await you in Canada. Without a doubt, a Canadian holiday is bound to be an unforgettable experience.

Additionally, Canada is an international business and education hub which attracts millions of people from all of the world. Whether you are travelling to Canada for leisure or work/study, you can choose from a selection of bespoke travel Insurance for visitors to Canada with Finserv MARKETS and protect yourself from the various financial risks that you might encounter during your Canadian Travel/Vacation.

Canada: Places to Visit and Things to Do

  • Experience ‘EdgeWalking’ on the iconic 1,815-foot Toronto Needle that allows you to walk around the building’s restaurant level with a harness.

  • Visit the Polar Bears in Manitoba

  • Enjoy Mountain Biking in British Columbia

  • Drive leisurely around the beautiful Quebec City

  • Get drenched in the icy spray from the Canadian Niagara Falls

  • Party hard in Vancouver

  • Paddle your own canoe in Banff National Park

  • Savour Poutine in Montréal

  • Drive through the spectacular Cabot Trail that traces the coasts of Cape Breton

Canada Travel Information

  • Languages Spoken – English, French

  • Currency – Canadian Dollar

  • Best time to Visit – Mid-May to late June is the best time to visit Canada.

  • Cuisine/Delicacies – Caesar, BeaverTails, Canadian Pizza, Butter Tarts, Nanaimo Bars, Split Pea Soup and Tourtière.

Canada Visa Application Process

  • Your original passport with at least two vacant Visa pages.

  • 2 recent passport size photographs (clicked within the last three months) with white background and no border. The photos must have a matte or semi-matte finish along with significant face coverage. Don’t forget to mention your name and date of birth at the back of the photo.

  • A Proof of Employment from your current employer. It can be an appointment letter or No Objection Certificate (NOC) or a salary slip. These documents should clearly state all details related to your current job.

  • You need to submit a bank statement which includes all the transactions occurring over a period of last six months. The statement must include transactions like foreign slips, property purchases, fixed deposits, occupational viability etc.

  • A cover letter on the letterhead of your company for the Visa application.

Canada Travel Insurance for Individuals

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs. 50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

Canada Travel Insurance for Families

  • Trip Cancellation Cover

  • Trip Delay Cover per 12 hours

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Trip Curtailment up to $500

  • Personal Accident Cover (in India) up to Rs. 50,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6000

  • Personal Accident Abroad up to $25,000

  • Coverage against Home Burglary

  • Emergency Cash Benefit

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Loss of Passport and Checked Baggage

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical Evacuation Coverage

  • Emergency Dental Pain Relief Cover

Canada Travel Insurance for Students

  • Medical Expenses Covered up to $10,00,000

  • Medical Repatriation up to $6500

  • Hospitalization Daily Allowance

  • Coverage against Hijack

  • Medical evacuation coverage

  • Coverage against loss of baggage

  • Emergency dental pain relief cover

  • Coverage against loss of passport

  • Coverage against loss of laptop

  • Tuition fee reimbursement cover

  • Bail bond coverage

  • Coverage against death/accident of sponsor

Canada has some very well reputed institutes where students prefer to complete their higher education. Institutions like the University of Toronto, McGill University, York University and the University of British Columbia are some of the top rated schools in Canada. If you are preparing to pursue your higher studies in any of these schools, do purchase a student travel insurance policy before packing your bags.

Things to Keep in Mind While Traveling to Canada

  • Be prepared for the cold Canadian weather

  • Make sure you have a valid passport

  • Get your Electronic Travel Authorization Visa in Advance

  • Try Couchsurfing to stay for free

  • Pack an extra bag for shopping

  • Call your credit card company and let them know that you are travelling to Canada

  • Always pay in the local currency i.e. CAD

  • Carry a multi-country adapter

  • Check your phone plan to make sure it's valid in Canada

  • Get Travel Insurance for Canada

Canada Travel Insurance - FAQs

1. Why should I choose Finserv MARKETS Travel Insurance?

Besides a wide coverage, you can enjoy several convenient benefits of travel insurance with Finserv MARKETS such as: -

  • Quick Online Application

  • Hassle free claim settlement

  • More than 10,000 network hospital around the globe

  • 24/7 on the call support

2. How to apply for travel Insurance?

With Finserv MARKETS, applying for travel insurance is a simple and quick process. Follow these five simple steps to apply for a Canada travel insurance with us online: -

  1. Choose your destination

  2. Select the travel dates

  3. Enter coverage

  4. Fill the form and complete payment

3. What is the Travel Insurance claim process?

Filing travel insurance claim with Finserv MARKETS is a quick and convenient process. Follow these simple steps to register a claim with us: -

  1. Register your claim online

  2. Upload relevant claim documents online

  3. Your claim will be assessed

  4. If approved, the claim amount will be directly reimbursed to your account

Also travelling to the United States of America? Check out features of our USA Travel Insurance and protect your trip!

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