Travel Insurance Seniors - Emergency Transportation

Senior Canadians Travelling outside Canada

 

Emergency Air Transportation

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at

a) Medical air evacuation to the nearest medical facility equipped to provide the required treatment, or for return to Canada; or,

b) The cost of stretcher fare or one-way economy airfare on a commercial flight via the most direct route to return to your home province for immediate medical treatment as a result of an emergency providing medical treatment is sought within 48 hours of arrival to home province, and if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing. This benefit includes the cost of an airline seat upgrade when medically necessary if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing; and,

c) The cost of a return economy airfare on a commercial flight via the most direct route for a qualified medical attendantor travelling companion, to accompany you when medically necessary or required by the airline. This benefit includes the cost of an airline seat upgrade for the medical attendant or travelling companion when medically necessary if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing.

Escort of children/grandchildren

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at
A one-way economy airfare to return back to the original departure point for accompanying dependent children or dependent grandchildren if you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit. The company will also pay for an escort to accompany the dependent children or dependent grandchildren when necessary.

Repatriation

In the event of your death during a trip as a result of an accident or an unexpected sickness covered under the Policy benefits, the company will reimburse:

a) Up to a maximum of $10,000 for the preparation and return of your body, including the cost of a standard shipping container (excluding cost of a burial coffin) to your home province in Canada; or,

b) Up to a maximum of $4,000 for burial or cremation at the place of death (excluding cost of a burial coffin or urn), in the event your body is not returned to your home province.

c) Transportation costs of one family member to go to the place of your death to identify your body when it is necessary to be identified prior to the release of your body and up to a limit of $150 per day for meals and commercial accommodation to a maximum of five days. The family member identifying your body will also be covered as an insured under this Policy for a maximum of five days.

Family transportation

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at
If an attending physician considers it necessary, the company will reimburse one economy return airfare or ground transportation costs for a family member to be with you while you are in hospital due to a covered sickness or injury if you are travelling alone; or for one additional family member other than your travelling companion if you are not travelling alone, and up to a maximum of $150 per day for reasonable and necessary commercial accommodation, meals, telephone calls, internet charges, taxi or bus fare.

 

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