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Old Jan 31st 2014, 5:27 am
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DUinsure that is.
Not sure on the upper limit for Canada sure as myself and my OH are in are 30's
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Old Jan 31st 2014, 12:52 pm
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www.globelink.co.uk insures up to 84 maximum, I can not recall if I ever saw an insurer whose age limit was higher. travelinsuranceforseniors maybe
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www.globelink.co.uk insures up to 84 maximum, I can not recall if I ever saw an insurer whose age limit was higher. travelinsuranceforseniors maybe
My Mother is older than that. When she visited BC and AB last year she got quotes from Manulife and from the Post Office. It may be that there were other possibilities but she went with one of those two.
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Old Feb 1st 2014, 3:21 am
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Hello, we three, me, my wife and her Mum (a 92 year old) are emigrating to Alberta in April, flying into Calgary. Can some kind person please advise us about insurance for that one way trip. I can't imagine ordinary travel insurance would do, as we wont have a UK address or a return date, so how do we go about it please? Many thanks for any advice or help that is offered.
Gordon, Eileen and her Mum.
I got my one way insurance from the Post Office. I don't know who the underwriter was but it seemed the best policy at that time and lasted until my Saskatchewan health kicked in.
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Old Feb 1st 2014, 9:50 pm
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Not sure on the upper limit for Canada sure as myself and my OH are in are 30's
I've just found out...........it is 64.
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I got my one way insurance from the Post Office. I don't know who the underwriter was but it seemed the best policy at that time and lasted until my Saskatchewan health kicked in.
Thanbk you, Sounds interesting, did it cover loss of baggage etc as well as health?
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My Mother is older than that. When she visited BC and AB last year she got quotes from Manulife and from the Post Office. It may be that there were other possibilities but she went with one of those two.
Thanks, I'll look into it.
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Old Feb 1st 2014, 11:22 pm
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Thanbk you, Sounds interesting, did it cover loss of baggage etc as well as health?
Yes it did, but that was 7 years ago so it may have changed, but definitely worth looking into. good luck
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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 8:40 am
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Yes it did, but that was 7 years ago so it may have changed, but definitely worth looking into. good luck
Thank you. I'll check it out.
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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 6:04 pm
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Thank you. I'll check it out.

I have one question, since the OP and his family will be "landing" in Alberta, they will be eligible for Alberta Medical insurance from day one. So unless they are expecting medical problems on the flight over, why would they require travel insurance?
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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 6:11 pm
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I have one question, since the OP and his family will be "landing" in Alberta, they will be eligible for Alberta Medical insurance from day one. So unless they are expecting medical problems on the flight over, why would they require travel insurance?
Good point, but what about our luggage, surely we will have to insure that?
For this trip, our luggage will be very important. Especially as Transat want an extra £195 for 2 extra cases!
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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 6:20 pm
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I have one question, since the OP and his family will be "landing" in Alberta, they will be eligible for Alberta Medical insurance from day one. So unless they are expecting medical problems on the flight over, why would they require travel insurance?

I can only speak for Saskatchewan. Sask health is great but it doesn't cover dental, or optical. The insurance I took out covered this until my husbands private health insurance kicked in at one month. Fortunately I didn't need it.
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I have one question, since the OP and his family will be "landing" in Alberta, they will be eligible for Alberta Medical insurance from day one. So unless they are expecting medical problems on the flight over, why would they require travel insurance?
Travel insurance will end once you pass though immigration at the final destination. The risk in AB is the time between leaving the airport and getting registered for AB health. Perhaps a bigger risk with an elderly relative in tow.

If they have a return ticket and give the appearance of returning to the UK, travel insurance may cover them for the interim period. This is a an unknown of course until or if something happens.
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Old Feb 2nd 2014, 9:28 pm
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Travel insurance will end once you pass though immigration at the final destination. The risk in AB is the time between leaving the airport and getting registered for AB health. Perhaps a bigger risk with an elderly relative in tow.

If they have a return ticket and give the appearance of returning to the UK, travel insurance may cover them for the interim period. This is a an unknown of course until or if something happens.
Thank you Aviator, useful stuff, bit scary tho' that "until or if" bit.
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Thank you Aviator, useful stuff, bit scary tho' that "until or if" bit.
Personally, in North America I would not take and chances with medical expenses, one only has to slip and break a leg and insurance seems like a good deal. Probalby the likelihood is low, but one never knows.

Insurance companies do well out of us, my risk threshold is pretty low when it comes to medical insurance and liability risk.
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