TUGO Visitors

 

 Wel Come

This insurance provides coverage for medical expenses incurred while travelling outside the insured’s country of permanent residence. Coverage is available for visitors to Canada, foreign workers, immigrants and returning Canadians not eligible for provincial health care coverage.

Key Benefits Maximum Limit
Maximum liability $200,000 CAD
Emergency medical treatment
  • Emergency medical treatment for sickness or injury whether in-patient or out-patient
  • Services of physician
  • Private duty nursing
  • X-rays and laboratory services
  • Rental or purchase of essential medical appliances
Follow-up visits Three follow up visits within 14 days of the initial emergency medical treatment
Ambulance Yes, ground, sea and air including paramedics or taxi in lieu
Prescription drugs Limit of a 30-day supply
Professional medical services Up to $500 per practitioner including a licensed physiotherapist, chiropractor, chiropodist, osteopath,
Fracture treatment Up to $1,000 for medical treatment related to fractures, including x-rays, cast removal, re-casting
Hospital allowance Up to $75 per day for incidental hospital charges
Emergency air transportation Up to Policy limit; includes cost of air ambulance, stretcher fare or one-way economy airfare, medical
attendant or travelling companion, seat upgrade when medically necessary (for insured and attendant
or travelling companion)
Return of travelling companion A one-way economy airfare back to the departure point if the insured is returned home for medical reasons
Return of children/grandchildren If the insured is returned under the Air Transportation benefit, or Repatriation benefit; a one-way
economy airfare to return dependent children/grandchildren back to original departure point and
cost of chaperone
Applies to children/grandchildren ages 21 or 25 if full-time student; no age limit for mentally/physically
handicapped
Repatriation
  • Up to policy limit for preparation and return of body
  • Burial up to $5,000
  • Cremation up to $5,000 includes cost to return ashes to country of permanent residence
  • Transportation costs for one family member to identify the body, and up to $300 per day to a maximum
    of $1,500 for meals and accommodation, the family member will also be covered as an insured
Family transportation One economy return airfare or ground transportation costs and up to $300 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for out-of-pocket expenses
Child Care Up to $250 per day to a maximum of $2,500 for child care costs for insured children 18 years and under
when insured is confined to hospital or transferred to a different hospital in another city for emergency
medical treatment
Out-of-pocket expenses Up to $250 per day to a maximum of $2,500
Dental
  • Up to $4,000 for accident
  • Up to $500 for any other dental emergencies
24-hour accident insurance Up to $25,000

Benefits and Features
Key Features

Sum insured options $25,000/$50,000/$100,000/$150,000/$200,000
Rates Single person, two person, family rates available
Deductible $150 CAD automatic; option to buy out deductible at a 15% surcharge; other options available for a
premium discount
Waiting period
  • No waiting period on sickness if policy is purchased prior to arrival in Canada
  • 48-hour waiting period on sickness if policy is purchased within 60 days of arrival in Canada
  • 7-day waiting period on sickness if policy is purchased 61 days or more after arrival in Canada
    Travel worldwide Travel worldwide and visits to country of permanent residence are valid as long as majority of time
Pre-existing conditions coverage 59 years and under

  • 120 days of stability period prior to the effective date or arrival date in Canada – whichever occurs later

60 to 69 years

  • 180-day stability period prior to the effective date or arrival date in Canada – whichever occurs later

70 years and over

  • Pre-existing conditions are not covered
Exclusions
  • Non-emergency treatment
  • Long term or ongoing care
  • Tests and investigative consultation

Refer to the policy wording for a complete list of exclusions

Claims procedure Consult the claim guideline in the policy wording

Optional Coverage

Contact Sports Provides coverage for contact sports (for 18 years and over) – sum insured up to policy limit.
Surcharge will apply
Adventure Sports Provides coverage for adventure sports – sum insured up to policy limit.
Surcharge will apply
Extreme Sports Provides coverage for extreme sports – sum insured up to policy limit.
Surcharge will apply

Welcome

Thank you for choosing TuGo.. Be sure to bring this policy wording, your wallet card and your policy declaration with you when you travel.. These materials make up your complete insurance policy and they also contain important contact information if you need to make a claim or extend your policy while you’re away..
Safe Travels!

IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY APPLY..
• Travel insurance is designed to cover losses arising from sudden and unforeseeable circumstances.. It is important that you read and understand your policy before you travel as your coverage may be subject to certain limitations or exclusions..
• Your policy may not provide coverage for medical conditions and/or symptoms that existed before your trip.. Check to see how this applies in your policy and how it relates to your departure date, date of purchase or effective date..
• In the event of an accident, injury or sickness, your prior medical history may be reviewed when a claim is made..
• If your policy provides travel assistance, you may be required to notify the designated assistance company prior to treatment.. Your policy may limit benefits should you not contact the assistance company within a specified time period..
• You do not need to call if your health changes after you purchase your policy.. You may choose to call to determine how your coverage is impacted..
PLEASE READ YOUR POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU TRAVEL.
All words in italics have a specific meaning with a corresponding definition. Refer to the Definitions section for details.

Contact Information

Contact Claims atTuGo anytime by phone or online at www.tugo.com/claims
Keep these numbers handy when you travel..

CLAIMS/HOSPITALIZATION

In the event of hospitalization, call Claims at TuGo immediately:

From Canada & USA
1-800-663-0399
From Mexico
001-800-514-9976 or 01-800-681-8070
Outside N. America & Mexico (global toll-free)
*800-663-00399
Worldwide (collect)
**604-278-4108

If you can’t reach us using the numbers listed above, call us collect at 1-604-278-4108and we will reimburse the charges incurred when making this call.

NOTICE TO INSURED, PHYSICIANS & HOSPITALS

It is a condition of the Insurance that in the event of medical emergency due to sickness or injury which may require or result in hospitalization, the insurer must be notified as soon as possible..

POLICY EXTENSIONS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE DURING GENERAL BUSINESS HOURS

To extend your period of coverage while travelling or to speak with Customer Service, simply call us:
From Canada & USA
1-855-929-8846
From Mexico
001-800-514-9976 or 01-800-681-8070
Outside N. America & Mexico (global toll-free)
*800-663-00399
Worldwide (collect)
**604-276-9900

WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE

For all correspondence other than claims:
TuGo
11th Floor – 6081 No.. 3 Road
Richmond, BC
V6Y 2B2
Canada

INTERNATIONAL ACCESS CODES

Argentina 00 Latvia 00
Australia 0011 or 00111 Luxembourg 00
Austria 00 Macau 00
Belarus 810 Malaysia 00
Belgium 00 Netherlands 00
Bulgaria 00 New Zealand 00
China 00 Norway 00
Colombia 005 or 00 Philippines 00
Costa Rica 00 Poland 00
Cyprus 00 Portugal 00
Czech Republic 00 Portugal 00
Czech Republic 00 Russia 810
Denmark 00 Singapore 001
Estonia 00 Slovenia 00
Finland 00 or 990 South Africa 09 or 00
France 00 South Korea 001 or 002 or
008
Germany 00 Spain 00
Hong Kong 001 Sweden 00
Ireland 00 Switzerland 00
Israel 00 or 014 Taiwan 00
Italy 00 Thailand 001
Japan 010 or 0061
010 or 0041
010 or 001 010
or 0033 010
United
Kingdom
00
    Uruguay 00

* To use the global toll-free service when you are travelling outside North America and Mexico, you must first dial the international access code (see list above) to reach Canada, then enter our 11-digit toll-free number.. For example, if you are in Australia, dial 0011 + 800-663-00399..

** If you are unable to use the global toll-free service and access codes shown on page 3 (subject to change without notice), please call us collect.. You can complete your call by speaking immediately with a Canadian operator using one of the Canada Direct access numbers listed on our website at www.tugo.com/claims or with the assistance of a local operator..

Tell the Canadian or local operator you wish to make a collect call to Canada at 604-276-9900 (for policy extensions) or at 604-278-4108 (for claims/hospitalization)..

Some restrictions may apply depending on the country from which the call is originating..

10-day Full Refund Provision

You have 10 days starting from the application date to review this Policy to ensure it meets your Insurance needs.. A full refund is available provided no travel has taken place..

This does not apply to Policies with Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance or Packages..

To cancel your Policy, you must contact your agent or TuGo during general business hours.. The request must be received no later than 10 days starting from the application date of the Policy..

Other refunds may be available, please refer to the Refunds section of the plan you have purchased..

Insuring Agreement

In consideration of having paid the required premium in full for the coverage(s) chosen and having completed in full the application which has been provided to you either by TuGo or one of its designated representatives, this policy wording booklet becomes your Policy of Insurance.. The company hereby agrees to provide Insurance in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Policy as set forth herein..

Insurance will be provided for the coverage(s) chosen by you, as indicated on your application..

All the limits of Insurance under each benefit are aggregate limits per insured, per trip, unless otherwise stated..

Validation of Coverage

At the time the required premium is paid, your coverage will be validated when the company or the designated representative provides you with a completed, time dated and numbered application..

Emergency Medical Insurance – multi trip annual & single trip

ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible for coverage if:
1. You are a Canadian resident..
2. The expenses you incur result from an acute, sudden and unexpected emergency..
3. The emergency first occurs and the medical treatment is provided outside your home province.
4. You are not travelling against a physician’s advice; or
5. You have not been diagnosed with a terminal condition..

PERIOD OF COVERAGE

Multi Trip Annual

This Policy begins at 12:01 AM on the effective date as shown on the application and continues in force for a period of one year from the effective date.. You may travel as many times as you wish during the period of coverage provided that no one trip exceeds the maximum number of days as specified and contracted for at the time of application..

Coverage commences at the time and on the date of each departure from your home province.

Coverage terminates each time you return to your home province, or at 11:59 PM on the expiry date of the Policy, whichever occurs first..

For the Worldwide plan, when travel is within Canada but outside of your home province, coverage is automatically provided

beyond the maximum number of days selected at the time of purchase but limited to the expiry date of the Policy..
When travel is outside of Canada, coverage is limited to the maximum number of days selected.. The trip duration begins on the date you leave Canada and terminates when you return

to Canada..

Single Trip

Coverage commences on the later of:

1. The date and time you depart from your home province or Canada; or,

2. The date and time you depart from your home province when travel is within Canada only but outside of your home province; or,

3. The effective date as shown on your application..

One temporary visit to your home province, is permitted during your period of coverage provided the temporary visit is unexpected or beyond your control; your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered while in your home province.. There will be no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

For policies providing Emergency Medical coverage for travel worldwide excluding USA, coverage is limited to travel outside the USA except for transit through or stopovers in the USA of up

to five days at any one time..

Applicable to Multi Trip Annual and Single Trip

Coverage shall be void if purchased after the date of departure from your home province or for a trip not originating in Canada unless authorized by TuGo in which case it will be subject to the waiting period requirements..

When this Policy is purchased to top-up any other insurance plan, coverage commences either:

a) the day following the expiry date of the insurance plan being topped-up; or,

b) the day following the expiry date of the annual trip length of the insurance plan being topped-up..

BENEFITS

Maximum limit—$5,000,000

The wording in this section applies to Emergency Medical:

• Multi Trip Annual and Single Trip Worldwide

• Multi Trip Annual and Single Trip for Travel within Canada

• Single Trip Worldwide excluding USA

The company will pay the actual, reasonable and customary medical and related expenses up to the coverage limits for acute, sudden and unexpected emergency sickness or accidents, incurred while you are travelling outside your home province..

Eligible medical and related expenses are described below..

Emergency Medical Treatment

• Hospital Services

○○ Hospitalization services (limited to a semi-private room).. Any coverage related to hospitalization terminates upon

release from the hospital other than what is specified under the Follow-up Visit Benefit..

○○ Out-patient medical treatment provided by a hospital..

Physician
The services of a physician..

Ambulance Services
The services of a licensed ground, air or sea ambulance and paramedics from the scene of the accident or place of onset of the sickness to the nearest hospital.. Fire rescue expenses are also covered if a fire rescue team is dispatched in response to your medical emergency.. If an ambulance is medically required but is unavailable, the company will reimburse you for taxi expenses, but the taxi receipt is required..

X-ray Examinations
X-ray examinations and diagnostic laboratory procedures when performed at the time of the initial emergency..
Prescription Drugs
Prescription drugs (excluding over the counter medicine, vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements) that require a physician’s written prescription (original pharmacy prescription receipts indicating the medication name, quantity, dosage, prescribing physician and cost are required).. Coverage is available for a maximum supply of 30 days, for prescription drugs that are purchased within the 30-day period following the initial emergency consultation.. While you are confined to hospital, the company will pay the total cost of all prescription drugs, in addition to the 30-day maximum supply of related prescriptions that are filled within the 30-day period following release from the hospital..

Essential Medical Appliances
The cost to rent or purchase essential medical appliances, including but not limited to, wheelchairs, crutches and canes.. When appliances are purchased, the reimbursement will not exceed the total cost that would have been incurred if the appliance had been rented..

Private Duty Nursing
Private duty nursing services, performed by a registered nurse (R..N..) other than a family member, when ordered in writing by the attending physician..

Follow-up Visit

One follow-up visit within the 14 days after the initial emergency medical treatment, provided the follow-up visit is required as a direct result of the initial emergency..

Fracture Treatment

Following the initial emergency treatment and the one follow-up visit, the company will pay up to a maximum of $1,000 for the following treatments related to fractures:

• X-ray examinations following the initial casting until the cast is permanently removed; and,

• Re-examination physician visits following a casting until the cast is permanently removed; and,

• Re-casting and new cast, if medically necessary; and,

• Cast removal; and

• Physiotherapy treatment

When this benefit is used for physiotherapy treatment, there is no further coverage for physiotherapy treatment under the Other Professional Medical Services Benefit..

Eligible expenses must be incurred during the same trip and prior to your return to your home province..

Other Professional Medical Services

Up to a maximum of $500 for any one emergency, per practitioner for the services of the following licensed practitioners to relieve an acute emergency:

• Physiotherapist • Osteopath
• Chiropractor • Podiatrist
• Chiropodist • Optometrist

Dental Services

The services of a licensed dentist or dental surgeon for emergency dental treatment, including the cost of prescription drugs and x-rays, as follows:

a) Up to a maximum of $4,000 for dental expenses you incur while on your trip, for an accidental blow to the face requiring the repair or replacement of sound natural teeth or permanently attached artificial teeth, including crowns, bridges and dental implants.. All continuous treatment must be initiated within 48 hours from the time the emergency began and completed no later than 90 days after the treatment began and prior to your return to your home province..

This benefit does not cover dental treatment for veneers, caps or dentures..

b) Up to a maximum of $500 for dental expenses you incur while on your trip for any dental emergencies other than pain caused by an accidental blow to the face.. All continuous treatment must be initiated within 48 hours from the time the emergency began and completed no later than 90 days after the treatment began and prior to your return to your home province..

Hospital Allowance

Up to $75 per day to cover incidental hospital charges, which are billed by the hospital, such as TV rental and telephone charges..

Emergency Air Transportation

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
a) At the time of hospitalization, medical air evacuation for return to Canada or medical air evacuation between medical facilities when the first medical facility is not equipped to provide the required medical treatment; 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 the medical treatment is sought within 48 hours of arrival to your home province and that the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing; and,

c) The cost of an airline seat upgrade when medically

necessary if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing..

Medical Attendant

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
If you are returned under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit, the company will pay:

a) The cost of a round trip economy airfare on a commercial flight via the most direct route for a qualified medical attendant (or travelling companion in lieu) to accompany you if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing and it’s medically necessary; and,

b) The cost of an airline seat upgrade for the medical attendant (or travelling companion in lieu) if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing and when it’s medically necessary..

Airline Seat Upgrade

Following emergency medical treatment, the company will pay the cost of your airline seat upgrade when you are flying home on your regularly scheduled return flight, if it is medically necessary and if the attending physician providing treatment outside your home province recommends it in writing..

Return of Excess Baggage

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

If you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit or the Repatriation Benefit, the company will pay up to a maximum of $600 to return your excess baggage.. If there was room aboard the aircraft for your baggage during the emergency air transportation, this benefit is not applicable..

Return of Travelling Companion

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

If you are returned under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit or the Repatriation Benefit, the company will reimburse a one-way economy airfare for one travelling companion to return back to the original departure point..

If you are resuming your trip under the Return to Your Destination Benefit, the company will also pay for the cost of a one-way economy airfare by the most direct route for the same travelling companion to return to the place where the emergency air transportation commenced or to continue the trip with you as originally scheduled..

This benefit can only be offered once during the same trip, and will not apply after your original expected return date..

Return of Children/Grandchildren

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
If you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit or the Repatriation Benefit, the company will pay for:

a) A one-way economy airfare for dependent children or grandchildren travelling with you to return back to the original departure point; and,

b) The cost of a qualified chaperone when necessary..

Child Care

Up to $500 per day to a maximum of $5,000 for child care costs for insured children 18 years and under who are travelling with you (excluding child care provided by a family member) when:

a) You are confined to hospital; or,

b) You are transferred to a different hospital in another city for emergency medical treatment..

Repatriation

In the event of your death during a trip covered under the Policy benefits, the company will pay:

a) The preparation and return of your body, including the cost of a standard shipping container (excluding the cost of a burial coffin) to your home province; or,

b) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for burial at the place of death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or a burial coffin), in the event your body is not returned to your home province; or,

c) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for cremation at the place of death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or an urn) and the standard shipping cost to return your ashes to your home province; and

d) 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 $300 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for meals and commercial accommodation.. The family member identifying your body will also be covered as an insured under this Policy for the period of time required to identify your body.. Coverage for the family member is limited to the Emergency Medical Insurance plan and is subject to the terms and conditions of the Policy..

Family Transportation

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
If an attending physician considers it necessary, the company will pay one round trip economy airfare or ground transportation costs for a family member to be with you while you are hospitalized 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 $300 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for reasonable and necessary commercial accommodation, meals, telephone calls, internet charges, taxi or bus fare..

Out of Pocket Expenses

Up to $500 per day to a maximum of $5,000 for your commercial accommodation, meals, telephone calls, internet charges, taxi fare, parking charges, bus fare and/or rental car in lieu, if:

a) Your travelling companion is confined to hospital on or after the date you are scheduled to return to your home province; or,

b) Your travelling companion is transferred to a different hospital in another city for emergency medical treatment..

Return of Vehicle

If the attending physician determines that as a result of an emergency, you are incapable of continuing your trip by means of the vehicle used to travel to and from your destination and your travelling companion is unable to do so for you, the company will pay either:

a) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for the charges incurred for a commercial agency to return a vehicle that you own or rent to either your home province or the nearest appropriate vehicle rental agency; or,

b) A one-way economy airfare to the destination where the vehicle is located; and gas, meals and accommodation for a family member or friend to return a vehicle that you own or rent to your home province..

The maximum benefit payable is limited to the amount it would cost the insurer to return your vehicle..

Return to Your Destination

If you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit, the company will pay the cost of

a one-way economy airfare by the most direct route to return you to the place where the emergency air transportation commenced or to continue your trip as originally booked.. Your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered for any expenses incurred in your home province.. There is also no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

Once you are returned to your trip destination, a recurrence of the same medical condition which necessitated the emergency air transportation or the occurrence of a related condition will not be covered under this Policy.. This benefit can only be offered once during the same trip, and will not apply after your original expected return date..

Return of Pets

Up to a maximum of $300 for the cost of returning your pets who are travelling with you, to Canada if you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit or the Repatriation Benefit..

PRE-EXISTING CONDITION COVERAGE

Worldwide and Worldwide Excluding USA Plans

In addition to the Emergency Medical Insurance Exclusions below and to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any pre-existing condition, except as follows:

Applicable to Insureds 59 Years and under (on the application date)

a) On trips 35 days or less, except for any condition or symptom (other than a minor ailment):
i. That arose or worsened on the date of departure or at any time within the 7 days before the date of departure; or,
ii. For which medical treatment was obtained on the date of departure or at any time within the 7 days before the date of departure; or,
iii. That developed before departure and was undiagnosed at the time of departure..

b) On trips over 35 days, any condition which has remained stable in the 90 days before the date of departure..
If you extend your trip and the total trip length (including the extension) exceeds 35 days, paragraph b) applies..

Applicable to Insureds 60 to 74 Years
(on the application date)

On all trip lengths, any pre- existing condition which has remained stable in the 180 days before the date of departure..

Applicable to Insureds 75 Years and Over (on the application date)

On all trip lengths, any pre- existing condition which has remained stable in the 365 days before the date of departure..

If you purchased this Policy to top-up any other insurance plan, the stability for pre-existing conditions is based on your total trip length..

Pre-existing conditions that do not meet the criteria set out above are not covered..

Refer to the following definitions: accident and injury, alteration, medical treatment, minor ailment, pre-existing condition, sickness and stable..

Travel Within Canada Plans

Pre-existing conditions are not excluded; however, the Emergency Medical Insurance Exclusions and the General Exclusions still apply.. Refer to those headings for details..

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1. Any medical treatment, recurrence or complications related directly or indirectly to a sickness or injury which was diagnosed or for which symptoms first occurred, or medical treatment was received after the date of departure but prior to the effective date of this Insurance, unless this Policy is purchased to top-up any other insurance plan..

2. A medical condition for which symptoms were present or medical treatment was received during a temporary visit to your home province during the period of coverage or any condition wholly or partly, directly or indirectly, related thereto..

3. Any expenses incurred as a result of sickness that originated or was symptomatic during the waiting period.. This exclusion does not apply when this Policy is purchased to top-up any other insurance plan..

4. A trip that is undertaken against a physician’s advice..

5. A trip that is undertaken after the diagnosis of a terminal condition..

6. Conditions or any related conditions for which, prior to departure, testing or investigation took place, was scheduled to take place or was recommended (not including tests
for routine check-up or routine monitoring for a medical condition), and for which results had not yet been received at the time of departure.. This includes tests or investigation that

were recommended or scheduled prior to departure, but had not yet taken place at the time of departure..

7. Tests and investigation except when performed at the time of initial emergency sickness or injury..

8. Any condition(s) for which you are registered on a waiting list in Canada for treatment or diagnosis..

9. Any medical treatment, other than continuous treatment as specified in the Dental Services Benefit, which is a continuation of or subsequent to an emergency sickness or accident during the same trip, including its recurrence or any complications related directly or indirectly thereto, unless you are declared by an attending physician medically unfit to return to your home province because the emergency had not ended..

10. Expenses incurred once the emergency ends and in the opinion of the attending physician or dentist, you are able to travel to your home province for any further treatment relating to the sickness or accident that led to the emergency (other than specified under the Follow-up Visit Benefit)..

11. Loss, theft or breakage of prescription glasses, contact lenses, prosthetic devices, hearing aids and dentures..

12. Expenses incurred after emergency air transportation, when the emergency air transportation was not arranged by Claims at TuGo..

13. Expenses incurred and trips when coverage is purchased after departure, unless authorized in advance by TuGo..
14. Any eligible medical and related expenses in excess of
$50,000, if you are not covered by a provincial or territorial government health care plan at the time of your claim..
15. Emergency sickness or injury incurred if you choose to travel to a destination after a formal written travel advisory and/or travel warning has been issued by Global Affairs Canada or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommending that you avoid all or non-essential travel to that destination during your trip.. This exclusion applies if the advisory/warning is issued before the date you leave for your trip and the expenses are directly or indirectly caused by the reason for the travel advisory/warning..

16. Your coaching, teaching, participating, practicing or training for any of the sports listed in the optional Contact Sports Coverage, the optional Adventure Sports Coverage or the optional Extreme Sports Coverage.. If you have purchased the optional Contact Sports Coverage, the optional Adventure Sports Coverage or the optional Extreme Sports Coverage, refer to those section headings..

DEDUCTIBLE

The company will pay eligible expenses for losses incurred in excess of the amount of the deductible as shown on the application, per insured per condition or event.. This deductible applies to the portion of eligible expenses remaining after payment by your provincial or territorial government health care plan or other insurance policies, plans or contracts, including private or provincial automobile insurance..

Applicable to Insureds 60 Years and Over

If you qualify for the coverage selected but you or a representative purchasing insurance on your behalf have
failed to answer truthfully and accurately any question asked in the Medical Health Questionnaire, any claim will be subject to an extra deductible of $15,000 USD in addition to any other applicable deductible amount, and no future coverage will be provided under this Policy unless you pay the additional premium reflecting true and accurate answers to those questions..

AUTOMATIC EXTENSIONS TO COVERAGE

At the time the period of coverage ends, coverage for you, your insured travelling companion and/or your insured dependent children or grandchildren will be automatically extended at no additional premium:

1. For seven days in the event your common carrier is delayed due to circumstances beyond your control, preventing you from returning to your home province..

2. For the remaining period of your hospital confinement plus seven days after release for you to recover and/or travel home; or,

3. For seven days for you to recover and/or travel home if a physician advises you that your sickness or injury renders you unable to travel on your scheduled return date but you are not hospitalized, if written documentation is provided by the attending physician to substantiate your inability to travel home as originally scheduled..

REFUNDS

Applicable to Multi Trip Annual and Single Trip

1. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

2. When the request for refund is received PRIOR to the effective date of the Policy, a full refund is available..

3. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received AFTER the effective date of the Policy:
a) A full refund is available within 10 days of the application date; or,

b) A refund less an administration fee is available when the request for refund is received more than 10 days after the application date but no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

Applicable to Single Trip Only

In the case of early return to your home province, partial refunds may be available provided:

a) A satisfactory proof of return to your home province is sent to TuGo..

b) The request is received by TuGo no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy.. Refunds will be calculated from the date of return.. All partial refunds will be subject to an administration fee..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance – single trip

ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible for coverage if:

1. You know of no reason for which you may seek medical attention.

2. You are:

a) A foreign worker, or a visitor to Canada with valid legal status in Canada; or,

b) An immigrant awaiting provincial or territorial government health care coverage; or,

c) A returning Canadian not eligible for a provincial or territorial government health care plan due to an extended leave..
3. The expenses you incur result from an acute, sudden and unexpected emergency..

4. You are not travelling against a physician’s advice; or,

5. You have not been diagnosed with a terminal condition..

PERIOD OF COVERAGE

Coverage commences on the later of:

1. The effective date as shown on the application; or,

2. The date and time you arrive in Canada..

Coverage is also subject to the waiting period requirements..

Coverage terminates on the earliest of:

1. 11:59 PM on the expiry date as shown on the application; or,

2. On the day you return permanently to your country of permanent residence; or,

3. On the day you become insured under a provincial or territorial government health care plan..

This Period of Coverage is also applicable to the 24-hour Accident Insurance Additional Benefit as stated in this section..
Travel outside Canada: Travel worldwide during the period of coverage is valid as long as the majority of the period of coverage is spent in Canada.. Visits to your country of permanent residence are permitted; your Policy will not terminate, however, expenses will not be covered while in your country of permanent residence..

BENEFITS

Maximum limit—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

The company will pay the actual, reasonable and customary medical and related expenses up to the coverage limits for acute, sudden and unexpected emergency sickness or accidents, incurred while you are travelling outside of your country of
permanent residence..

Eligible medical and related expenses are described below..

Emergency Medical Treatment

Hospital Services

○○ Hospitalization services (limited to a semi-private room).. Any coverage related to hospitalization terminates upon release from the hospital other than what is specified under the Follow-up Visits Benefit..

○○ Out-patient medical treatment provided by a hospital..

Physician
The services of a physician..

Ambulance Services
The services of a licensed ground, air or sea ambulance and paramedics from the scene of the accident or place of onset of the sickness to the nearest hospital.. Fire rescue expenses are also covered if a fire rescue team is dispatched in response to your medical emergency.. If an ambulance is medically required but is unavailable, the company will reimburse you for taxi expenses, but the taxi receipt is required..

X-ray Examinations
X-ray examinations and diagnostic laboratory procedures when performed at the time of the initial emergency..
Prescription Drugs
Prescription drugs (excluding over the counter medicine, vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements) that require a physician’s written prescription (original pharmacy prescription receipts indicating the medication name, quantity, dosage, prescribing physician and cost are required).. Coverage is available for a maximum supply of 30 days, for prescription drugs that are purchased within the 30-day period following the initial emergency consultation.. While you are confined to hospital, the company will pay the total cost of all prescription drugs, in addition to the 30-day maximum supply of related prescriptions that are filled within the 30-day period following release from the hospital..

Essential Medical Appliances
The cost to rent or purchase essential medical appliances, including but not limited to, wheelchairs, crutches and canes.. When appliances are purchased, the reimbursement will not exceed the total cost that would have been incurred if the appliance had been rented..

Private Duty Nursing
Private duty nursing services, performed by a registered nurse (R..N..) other than a family member, when ordered in writing by the attending physician..

Follow-up Visits

Three follow-up visits within the 14 days after the initial emergency medical treatment, provided the follow-up visits are required as a direct result of the initial emergency..

Fracture Treatment

Following the initial emergency treatment and any covered follow-up visits, the company will pay up to a maximum of $1,000 for the following treatments related to fractures:

• X-ray examinations following the initial casting until the cast is permanently removed; and,

• Re-examination physician visits following a casting until the cast is permanently removed; and,

• Re-casting and new cast, if medically necessary; and,

• Cast removal; and

• Physiotherapy treatment

When this benefit is used for physiotherapy treatment, there is no further coverage for physiotherapy treatment under the Other Professional Medical Services Benefit..

Eligible expenses must be incurred during the same trip and prior to your return to your country of permanent residence..

Other Professional Medical Services

Up to a maximum of $500 for any one emergency, per practitioner for the services of the following licensed practitioners to relieve an acute emergency:

• Physiotherapist • Osteopath
• Chiropractor • Podiatrist
• Chiropodist • Optometrist

Dental Services

The services of a licensed dentist or dental surgeon for emergency dental treatment, including the cost of prescription drugs and x-rays, as follows:

a) Up to a maximum of $4,000 for dental expenses you incur while on your trip, for an accidental blow to the face requiring the repair or replacement of sound natural teeth or permanently attached artificial teeth, including crowns, bridges and dental implants.. All continuous treatment must be initiated within 48 hours from the time the emergency began and completed no later than 90 days after the treatment began and prior to your return to your country of permanent residence..

This benefit does not cover dental treatment for veneers, caps or dentures..

b) Up to a maximum limit of $500 for dental expenses you incur while on your trip for any other dental emergencies other than pain caused by an accidental blow to the face.. All continuous treatment must be initiated within 48 hours from the time the emergency began and completed no later than 90 days after the treatment began and prior to your return to your country of permanent residence..

Hospital Allowance

Up to $75 per day to cover incidental hospital charges, which are billed by the hospital, such as TV rental and telephone charges..

Emergency Air Transportation

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

a) At the time of hospitalization, medical air evacuation for return to your country of permanent residence or medical air evacuation between medical facilities when the first facility is not equipped to provide the required medical treatment; 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 country of permanent residence for immediate medical
treatment as a result of an emergency if the attending physician providing treatment outside your country of permanent residence recommends it in writing; and,

c) The cost of an airline seat upgrade when medically necessary if the attending physician providing treatment outside your country of permanent residence recommends it in writing..

This benefit is limited to the maximum aggregate limit, which is indicated on the application and for which the appropriate premium has been paid..

Medical Attendant

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
If you are returned under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit, the company will pay:

a) The cost of a round trip economy airfare on a commercial flight via the most direct route for a qualified medical attendant (or travelling companion in lieu) to accompany you if the attending physician providing treatment outside your country of permanent residence recommends it in writing and it’s medically necessary; and,

b) The cost of an airline seat upgrade for the medical attendant (or travelling companion in lieu) if the attending physician providing treatment outside your country of permanent residence recommends it in writing and it’s medically necessary..

Return of Children/Grandchildren

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

If you are returned to your country of permanent residence under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit or the Repatriation Benefit, the company will pay for:

a) A one-way economy airfare for dependent children or grandchildren travelling with you to return back to the original departure point; and,

b) The cost of a qualified chaperone when necessary..

Child Care

Up to $250 per day to a maximum of $2,500 for child care costs for insured children 18 years and under who are travelling with you (excluding child care provided by a family member) when:

a) You are confined to hospital; or,

b) You are transferred to a different hospital in another city for emergency medical treatment..

Repatriation

In the event of your death during a trip covered under the Policy benefits, the company will pay for:

a) The preparation and return of your body, including the cost of a standard shipping container (excluding the cost of a burial coffin) to your country of permanent residence; or,

b) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for burial at the place of death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or a burial coffin), in the event your body is not returned to your country of permanent residence; or,

c) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for cremation at the place of

death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or an urn) and the standard shipping cost to return your ashes to your country of permanent residence; and

d) 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 $300 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for meals and commercial accommodation.. The family member identifying your body will also be covered as an insured under this Policy for the period of time required to identify your body.. Coverage for the family member

is limited to the Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance plan and is subject to the terms and conditions of the Policy..

When no benefit limit is specified, the benefit is limited to the maximum aggregate limit, which is indicated on the application and for which the appropriate premium has been paid..

Family Transportation

This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo
If an attending physician considers it necessary, the company will pay one round trip economy airfare or ground transportation costs for one family member to be with you while you are hospitalized 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 $300 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for reasonable and necessary commercial accommodation, meals, telephone calls, internet charges, taxi or bus fare..

Out of Pocket Expenses

Up to $250 per day to a maximum of $2,500 for your commercial accommodation, meals, telephone calls, internet charges, taxi fare, parking charges, bus fare and/or rental car in lieu, if:

a) Your travelling companion is confined to hospital on or after the date you are scheduled to return to your country of permanent residence; or,

b) Your travelling companion is transferred to a different hospital in another city for emergency medical treatment..

Additional Benefit

24-Hour Accident Insurance:

Maximum sum insured—$25,000

Refer to section Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance for details..

This benefit is not applicable for the Visitor to Canada Holiday Package or if you have purchased an Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance plan for the same trip..

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1.. a) Pre-existing conditions that are not stable in the 120 days before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later, for insureds who are 59 years and under on the application date..

b) Pre-existing conditions that are not stable in the 180 days before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later, for insureds who are 60 to 69 years on the application date..

c) Any pre-existing conditions for insureds who are 70 years and over on the application date..

2. A trip that is undertaken against a physician’s advice..

3. A trip that is undertaken after the diagnosis of a terminal condition..

4. A medical condition for which symptoms were present or medical treatment was received during a temporary visit to your country of permanent residence during the period of coverage or any condition wholly or partly, directly or indirectly, related thereto..

5. Any expenses incurred as a result of sickness that originated or was symptomatic during the waiting period..
6. Conditions or any related conditions for which, prior to the arrival date in Canada, testing or investigation took place, was scheduled to take place or was recommended (not including tests for routine check-up or routine monitoring for a medical condition), and for which results had not yet been received at the time of arrival in Canada.. This includes tests or investigation that were recommended or scheduled prior the arrival date in Canada but had not yet taken place..

7. Tests and investigation except when performed at the time of initial emergency sickness or injury..

8. Any medical treatment, other than continuous treatment as specified in the Dental Services Benefit, which is a continuation of or subsequent to an emergency sickness or accident during the same trip, including its recurrence or any complications related directly or indirectly thereto, unless you are declared by an attending physician medically unfit to return to your country of permanent residence, or the country you were travelling or residing in prior to arriving in Canada because the initial emergency had not ended.. This exclusion applies whether or not you intend to return to your country of permanent residence or the country you were travelling or residing in prior to arriving in Canada..

9. Loss, theft, breakage of prescription glasses, contact lenses, prosthetic devices, hearing aids and dentures..

10. Medical treatment and expenses incurred while in your country of permanent residence.. This exclusion does not apply to a returning Canadian..

11. Emergency sickness or injury incurred if you choose to travel to a destination after a formal written travel warning has been issued by Global Affairs Canada or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommending that you avoid all or non-essential travel to that destination during your trip.. This exclusion applies if the advisory is issued before the date you leave for your trip and the expenses are directly or indirectly caused by the reason for the travel warning..

12. Your coaching, teaching, participating, practicing or training for any of the sports listed in the optional Contact Sports Coverage, the optional Adventure Sports Coverage or the optional Extreme Sports Coverage.. If you have purchased the optional Contact Sports Coverage, the optional Adventure Sports Coverage or the optional Extreme Sports Coverage, refer to those section headings..

DEDUCTIBLE

The company will pay eligible expenses for losses incurred in excess of the amount of the deductible as shown on the application, per insured per condition or event..

AUTOMATIC EXTENSIONS TO COVERAGE

At the time the period of coverage ends, coverage for you, your insured travelling companion and/or your insured dependent children or grandchildren will be automatically extended at no additional premium:

1. For seven days in the event your common carrier is delayed due to circumstances beyond your control, preventing you from returning to your country of permanent residence..
2. For the remaining period of your hospital confinement plus seven days after release for you to recover and/or travel home to your country of permanent residence; or,

3. For seven days for you to recover and/or travel home if a physician advises you that your sickness or injury renders you unable to travel on your scheduled return date but you are not hospitalized, if written documentation is provided by the attending physician to substantiate your inability to travel home as originally scheduled..

REFUNDS

1. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

2. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received PRIOR to the effective date of the Policy, a full refund is available..

3. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received AFTER the effective date of the Policy:
a) A full refund is available within 10 days of the application date; or,

b) A refund less an administration fee is available when the request for refund is received more than 10 days after the application date but no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

4. A partial refund is available if:

a) You return to your country of permanent residence; or,

b) You become eligible and/or covered under a provincial or territorial government health care plan during the period of coverage..

c) A satisfactory proof of return to your country of permanent residence or proof of the date you became eligible and/or covered under a provincial or territorial government health care plan, is sent to TuGo..

d) Refunds must be requested in writing..

All refund requests must be received by TuGo no later than one year from the date you became eligible and/or covered under a provincial or territorial government health care plan.. Refunds will be calculated from the date you return to your country of permanent residence or the date you become eligible and/or covered under a provincial or territorial government health care plan.. All partial refunds will be subject to an administration fee..

5. Applicable to 365-day Policies with a sum insured of $100,000 or more (Super Visa Policies):
a) A refund is available, subject to a $250 cancellation fee, provided no travel has taken place.. For cancellation after the effective date of the Policy, the request must be received no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy; or,
b) If a Super Visa application was denied, a full refund is available prior to the effective date of the Policy, or a refund less an administration fee is available after the effective date of the Policy, provided the request is received no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy.. Supporting documentation must be sent to TuGo..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

Note: If your Super Visa application is delayed, please contact your designated representative prior to your Policy effective date to change the coverage dates of your Policy..

Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance – multi trip annual & single trip

Or
Trip Interruption Insurance Only

– multi trip annual & single trip

• Trip cancellation means an event occurring prior to your departure date, causing you to cancel your trip..
• Trip interruption means an event occurring on or after your departure date causing you to interrupt or disrupt your trip as originally scheduled or to return earlier or later than your return date..

ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible for coverage if:

1. You are a Canadian resident; or,

2. You are a visitor to Canada purchasing this single trip Insurance as follows:

a) Prior to arriving in Canada, provided your trip is booked and Insurance is paid for in Canada; or,

b) After arriving in Canada, for subsequent travel anywhere in the world provided Insurance is purchased in Canada and travel originates in Canada..

Applicable to Trip Interruption Insurance Only

To be eligible for coverage this Insurance must be purchased prior to leaving for your trip..

PERIOD OF COVERAGE

Multi Trip Annual
Trip Cancellation
This Policy begins at 12:01 AM on the effective date as shown on the application and continues in force for a period of one year from the effective date and ends at 11:59 PM on the expiry date as shown on the application..

Coverage for each trip commences at the time the trip is booked and terminates on the earlier of:

1. The date of the cause of cancellation prior to your departure date; or,

2. At 11:59 PM on the day prior to your departure date; or,

3. At 11:59 PM on the expiry date of the Policy, as shown on the application..

If a trip has already been booked when you purchase this Insurance, the effective date must be the same as the application date..

Trip Interruption and Trip Interruption Only
This Policy begins at 12:01 AM on the effective date as shown on the application and continues in force for a period of one year from the effective date and ends at 11:59 PM on the expiry date as shown on the application..

Coverage for each trip commences on the departure date and terminates on the earlier of:

1. The date you return to your departure point; or,

2. At 11:59 PM on the expiry date of the Policy, as shown on the application..

Single Trip

Trip Cancellation
Coverage commences on the application date as shown on the application and terminates on the earlier of:
1. The date of the cause of cancellation prior to your departure date; or,

2. At 11:59 PM on the day prior to your departure date..

Trip Interruption and Trip Interruption Only
Coverage commences on the departure date as shown on the application and terminates on the earlier of:
1. The date you return to your departure point; or,

2. At 11:59 PM on the expiry date of the Policy, as shown on the application..

COVERED RISKS

Benefits will only be payable if the trip has been cancelled or interrupted as a result of one of the following covered risks.. Refer to pages 26 to 27 for a description of the benefits applicable to the covered risks described below..

Health

1. Your and/or your travelling companion’s sickness, injury, death or quarantine..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1, 2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,6,7,8

2. Sickness, injury, death or quarantine of your immediate family or your travelling companion’s immediate family..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1, 2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

3. Death or hospitalization of your or your travelling companion’s business partner, or key employer/employee.. Death or admission to hospital must occur either within 10 days prior to departure date or anytime during the trip.. Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2

Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

4. Quarantine, death or hospitalization of host at final destination..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

5. Sickness or injury of your immediate family who is at your final destination..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

6. Hospitalization (including home-based palliative care) or death of a family member not travelling with you, that causes you to interrupt your trip before your scheduled return date.. Trip Cancellation Benefits: none

Trip Interruption Benefits: 9

Pregnancy and Adoption

7. You or your travelling companion being notified, after the trip is booked or after the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later, that the actual date of a legal adoption of a child by you or your travelling companion is scheduled to take place during your trip..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

8. You, your spouse’s or your immediate family member’s pregnancy, or your travelling companion’s, your travelling companion’s spouse’s or your travelling companion’s immediate family member’s pregnancy, being diagnosed after the date the trip is booked or after the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later, if you or your travelling companion’s trip is scheduled to take place in the nine weeks before or after and including the expected date of delivery.. Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1, 2

Trip Interruption Benefits: none

9. Complications of your, your spouse’s or your immediate family member’s pregnancy, or your travelling companion’s, your travelling companion’s spouse’s or your travelling companion’s immediate family member’s pregnancy, occurring within the first 31 weeks of pregnancy..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: none

Employment

10. A cancellation of a business meeting at your final destination beyond your or your employer’s control.. Only the travel costs directly related to the business meeting will be reimbursed..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

11. You or your travelling companion’s job transfer that results in the relocation of your or your travelling companion’s principal residence of at least 160 km and within 30 days of departure or return (self-employment not applicable)..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

12. Involuntary loss of your, your spouse’s, your travelling companion’s or your travelling companion’s spouse’s permanent employment (excluding contract or self-employment) if you, your spouse, your travelling companion or your travelling companion’s spouse have been continuously employed by the same employer for at least one year prior to the date the trip is booked or prior to the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

Legal

13. You or your travelling companion being summoned to police, fire or military service (active or reserve)..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

14. A formal written travel advisory and/or travel warning issued by Global Affairs Canada or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), advising you to “avoid all travel” or “avoid non-essential travel” to your travel destinations, provided such travel advisory/warning was issued after the date your trip is booked or after the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later, and is still in effect on your scheduled departure date..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: none

15. A formal written travel advisory and/or travel warning issued after your departure by Global Affairs Canada or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) advising you to “avoid all travel” or “avoid non-essential travel” to your travel destinations, provided such travel advisory/warning was issued for your scheduled travel dates and this Insurance was purchased prior to the travel advisory/warning being issued..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: none
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

16. You or your travelling companion being subpoenaed, after the trip is booked or after the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later, for jury duty, as a witness, or required to appear at a court proceeding during the period of travel (excluding law enforcement officers)..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

17. The non-issuance of your or your travelling companion’s travel or student visa (not including an immigration or employment visa) for reasons beyond your or your travelling companion’s control, provided you or your travelling companion were eligible to make such an application..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: none

Delays and Schedule Changes

18. Delay of a connecting common carrier due to weather conditions, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, mechanical failure of the common carrier, a traffic accident, or an emergency police-directed road closure..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

19. Delay of a private vehicle resulting from mechanical failure of that vehicle, weather conditions, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, a traffic accident, or an emergency police-directed road closure..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

20. An accident on the way to the departure point involving a private passenger vehicle in which you are a passenger or driver; or common carrier in which you are a passenger (a police report or written confirmation from the common carrier is required)..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

21. A schedule change of the airline carrier that is providing transportation for a portion of your trip, causing you to miss a connection..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

22. The cancellation or delay of your or your travelling companion’s common carrier, due to weather conditions, earthquakes or volcanic eruptions, for a period of at least
30% of the total duration of the trip, when you choose not to continue with the trip..
Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

23. The cancellation or delay of your travelling companion’s common carrier due to weather conditions, earthquakes or volcanic eruptions, for a period of at least 30% of the total duration of the trip, when you choose to continue with the trip as originally planned without your travelling companion..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

Other

24. A natural disaster, which renders your or your travelling companion’s principal residence uninhabitable or place of business inoperative..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

25. A natural disaster, which renders your principal residence uninhabitable and that causes you to interrupt your trip before your scheduled return date..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: none
Trip Interruption Benefits: 9

26. An unforeseeable event completely independent of any intentional or negligent act that renders your or your travelling companion’s principal residence uninhabitable or place of business inoperative..

Trip Cancellation Benefits: 1,2
Trip Interruption Benefits: 3,4,5,7,8

BENEFITS

Maximum limit— Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application
Sum insured amounts are aggregate limits per insured, per Policy and are payable up to the maximum limit as shown on the application, except for benefits 6,8 and 9 which are payable up to the amount listed in the Policy per trip..

Trip Cancellation Before Departure

Benefits outlined below are payable if cancellation of your trip results in unexpected travel costs..

1. Reimbursement of non-refundable prepaid airfare and/or other prepaid travel costs that cannot be recovered from another source..

Note: if you choose not to cancel your trip, reimbursement of the change fees charged by the transportation supplier when such an option is available to you..

2. Reimbursement of the additional single supplement commercial accommodation expense in the event your travelling companion cancels their trip..

Trip Interruption After Departure

Benefits outlined below are payable if interruption of your trip results in unexpected travel costs..

3. Reimbursement of either:

a) Your non-refundable, unused prepaid airfare costs; or,

b) The change fees; or,

c) The cost of a one-way economy airfare to the original departure point to return earlier or later than the return date; or,

d) An airline seat upgrade when medically necessary to the original departure point to return earlier or later than the return date.. This benefit is payable only when pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo..

4. Reimbursement of your other non-refundable unused prepaid travel costs, excluding the cost of unused prepaid transportation back to the original departure point from a destination where a one-way ticket has already been paid for under Benefit no..3c) to return you to your original departure point..

5. Reimbursement of a one-way economy airfare or transportation costs to catch-up to a tour as originally booked or a one-way economy airfare or transportation costs to your next travel destination if a portion was missed..

6. Repatriation—In the event of your death during a trip, as result of an accident or an unexpected sickness, the company will pay:

a) The preparation and return of your body, including the cost of a standard shipping container (excluding the cost of a burial coffin) to your home province or your country of permanent residence; or,

b) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for burial at the place of death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or a burial coffin), in the event your body is not returned to your home province or your country of permanent residence; or,

c) Up to a maximum of $5,000 for cremation at the place of death (excluding the cost of funeral and related expenses or an urn) and the standard shipping cost to return your ashes to your home province or your country of permanent residence..

7. Reimbursement of the additional single supplement commercial accommodation expense in the event your travelling companion cancels or interrupts their trip..

8. Up to the limit of $350 per day to a maximum of $1,500 for your reasonable out-of-pocket expenses for commercial accommodation, meals, internet, telephone and facsimile charges and taxi expenses..

9. Trip link—reimbursement of the cost of a round trip economy airfare to return you to your home province and back to your original travel destination point provided the return takes place within the period of coverage..

If you return to your home province under this benefit, your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered for any expenses incurred in your home province.. There is also no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

This benefit is not applicable to Visitors to Canada
purchasing this Insurance..

CONDITIONS

In addition to the General Conditions shown on page 44, the following conditions apply:

1. Duplication of Coverage— If you are insured under more than one Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage administered by TuGo and they are in effect at the time of loss, the total amount paid to you cannot exceed your total expenses.. Expenses are paid under each Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage to a maximum of $100,000..

2. When the reason for cancellation occurs prior to departure, you must:

a) Contact the travel agent or airline on the day the reason for cancellation occurs or on the next business day; and,
b) Advise Claims at TuGo within the same period.. Claim payment will be limited to the cancellation penalties specified in the trip contracts which are in effect at the time the cause of cancellation occurs..

3. No claims will be considered unless the original unused transportation ticket(s) or electronic ticket(s) are provided to Claims at TuGo.. If applicable, Claims at TuGo will also require copies of substitute transportation tickets and travel agent or tour operator invoices..

4. If your trip is cancelled because of sickness or injury, the patient must consult a physician on or before your departure date and time, and prior to the date and time of cancellation.. If your trip is interrupted or delayed for sickness or injury, the patient must consult a physician on or before the date and time of interruption or delay.. In either case, a physician must have advised against travel prior to the date and time of cancellation, interruption or delay, and you must provide a medical certificate completed by the physician that includes: a complete diagnosis, the date of onset of the condition, the dates and type of treatment, and the medical necessity of cancelling, delaying or interrupting your trip..If a physician was not consulted as required or if you cannot provide the complete written certificate, your claim will be denied.

5. If you purchased a single trip policy and your travel dates change, you must notify the company of your new travel dates.. Failure to do so will result in denial of your claim..
6. The benefits are only applicable if:

a) You had left enough travel time to comply with the travel provider’s recommended check-in time prior to departure;
b) Your trip, whether booked online or through a travel agent, meets the minimum connection times approved by the applicable travel provider..

7. If you purchased a Multi Trip Annual Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Policy or a Multi Trip Annual Trip Interruption Insurance Only Policy, your trip must start and end within the Period of Coverage of this Policy, unless authorized by TuGo..

8. The company does not insure the cash value of any travel costs that have been booked and paid for with points, air miles or any other type of travel reward program..

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, this
Insurance does not cover loss caused by or arising from:

1. A trip booked or for which Insurance is purchased after the diagnosis of a terminal condition.

2. A trip booked or for which Insurance is purchased after you or your travelling companion have been advised by a physician not to travel..

3. Cancellation or interruption caused by or related to a circumstance known to you or any person purchasing insurance on your behalf prior to the date the trip is booked or prior to the date this Insurance is purchased, whichever occurs later, and which eventually prevents or interrupts travel as booked..

4. A sickness or death (other than a death caused by a sudden, unexpected accident ) occurring within 72 hours after the date this Insurance is purchased if the Policy was purchased more than 72 hours after the transportation and/or commercial accommodations are booked..

5. Travel to visit an ailing family member where the medical condition or death of that family member is the cause of the cancellation or interruption of the trip..

6. An early or late return due to sickness or injury, unless ordered in writing by the attending physician that you return to your home province or country of permanent residence..

7. Any pre-existing condition affecting you or your travelling companion or the immediate family member, business partner, business associate, host at destination, employer or key employee of you or your travelling companion, unless the pre-existing condition was stable:

Applicable to Multi Trip Annual

a) During the 60 days prior to the date your trip is booked when the Insurance is purchased prior to the booking date; or,

b) During the 60 days prior to the date this Insurance is purchased when the Insurance is purchased after the date your trip is booked..

Applicable to Single Trip

During the 60 days prior to the date this Insurance is purchased..

8. The non-issuance of a travel or student visa due to late visa application..

9. Tickets that are refundable, when an airline refunds the amount you paid and does not charge you any cancellation penalties..

10. Travel arrangements for which no premium was paid before departure..

11. Cancellation or interruption due to sickness or injury when a physician has not been consulted, or has not advised against travel on or before your departure date and time or date and time of interruption or delay..

REFUNDS

Multi Trip Annual

1. A full refund is available if you have not travelled, no cancellation penalties are applicable and the request for refund is received prior to the effective date of the Policy..
2. A refund less an administration fee is available, if you have not travelled, no cancellation penalties are applicable and the request for refund is received no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy..

Single Trip

A refund less an administration fee is available only if:

1. The tour operator (airline etc..) cancels the trip and all penalties are waived; or,

2. You cancel the trip prior to the effective date of any cancellation penalties; or,

3. The tour operator changes the travel date and if you are unable to travel on the new dates, the tour operator waives all cancellation penalties..

Applicable to Trip Interruption Insurance Only Multi Trip Annual

1. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received PRIOR to the effective date of the Policy, a full refund is available..

2. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received AFTER the effective date of the Policy:
a) A full refund is available within 10 days of the application date; or,

b) A refund less an administration fee is available when the request for refund is received more than 10 days after the application date but no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy..

Single Trip

A full refund is available only if the coverage is cancelled prior to your departure date..

Applicable to All Plans

3. Refunds must be requested in writing..

4. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance – multi trip annual & single trip

Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident:

Maximum limit—$100,000

24-hour Accident:
Maximum limit—$25,000

ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible for coverage if:

1. You are a Canadian resident; or,

2. You are a visitor to Canada purchasing this single
trip Insurance..

3. You are not travelling against a physician’s advice; or

4. You have not been diagnosed with a terminal condition..

PERIOD OF COVERAGE

Multi Trip Annual

This Policy begins at 12:01 AM on the effective date as shown on the application and continues in force for a period of one year from the effective date.. Coverage commences on the date and time you leave for your trip..

Coverage terminates on the date and time you return to your ordinary place of residence or at 11:59 PM on the expiry date, whichever occurs first..

Single Trip

Coverage commences on the date and time you leave for your trip.. Coverage terminates on the earliest of the following:
1. At 11:59 PM on the expiry date;

2. On the date and time you return to your ordinary place of residence, except as outlined below:

a) If you are also covered under the Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance or Trip Interruption Insurance Only and your trip is interrupted before the scheduled return date as a result of an event as mentioned in the Trip Link Benefit; your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered while in your home province.. There will be no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

b) If you are also covered under the Emergency Medical Insurance and you are returned to your home province under the Emergency Air Transportation Benefit during the period of coverage, and you resume your trip by returning to your trip destination under the Return to Your Destination Benefit, your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered while in your home province.. There will be no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

COVERED RISKS

Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident

Death or dismemberment as a result of an accident sustained during the period of coverage while riding as a fare-paying passenger, or while entering or leaving a lawfully operated licensed common carrier..

Coverage is also applicable to insured children under two years of age accompanied by a fare-paying passenger..

24-hour Accident

Death or dismemberment as a result of an accident sustained during the period of coverage in any other situation not specifically mentioned under Air Flight/Common Carrier above..

BENEFITS

In the case of your accidental death or certain losses resulting from an accident, the company will pay to or on behalf of you, your estate or other beneficiary, the benefits as outlined below, but in no event shall payment exceed the maximum sum insured under this section:

1. 100% of the sum insured for loss of life, double dismemberment or loss of sight in both eyes..
2. 50% of the sum insured for single dismemberment or loss of sight in one eye..

Benefits for loss of life, limb or sight are payable for loss which occurs within 90 days of the date of the accident..

Any claim for indemnity for loss of life, dismemberment or loss of sight must be substantiated by a certificate from the attending medical physician at the place of the accident attesting to the actual injuries sustained..

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1. A trip that is undertaken against a physician’s advice..

2. A trip that is undertaken after the diagnosis of a terminal condition..

3. Expenses incurred if you choose to travel to a destination after a formal written travel advisory and/or travel warning has been issued by Global Affairs Canada or Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommending that you avoid all or non-essential travel to that destination during your trip.. This exclusion applies if the advisory is issued before the date you leave for your trip..

4. Your coaching, teaching, participating, practicing or training for any of the following sports:

Australian football, backcountry skiing/snowboarding/ snowshoeing, base jumping, bobsledding, boxing, bull riding/bull fighting, canyoning/canyoneering, downhill freestyle skiing/snowboarding in organized contests, downhill longboarding, downhill mountain biking, downhill skating, endurance activities over 6 hours, flying as a pilot or passenger in a glider or ultralight , football, free diving over 30 metres, hang gliding, high risk snowmobiling, ice climbing, ice hockey, lacrosse, luge/skeleton, motorized speed contests, motorized X Game sports (or those sports in similar type events), mountaineering over 6,000 metres, mountaineering up to 6,000 metres, non-motorized X Game sports (or those sports in similar type events), parachuting/skydiving/tandem skydiving (more than one jump per trip), paragliding/parapenting, paramotoring, parasailing/parascending over land, rodeo, rugby, running with the bulls, scuba diving (if not certified by an internationally recognized and accepted program),

scuba diving over 30 metres, snow kiting, stunt/aerobatic flying, ultimate fighting & mixed martial arts and wingsuit jumping/wingsuit flying..

LIMITATION

The total aggregate limit is $10 million for any one accident or event under this Policy and all policies administered by TuGo and issued by the company, which will be shared proportionately among all policyholders..

REFUNDS

Applicable to Multi Trip Annual and Single Trip

1. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

2. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received PRIOR to the effective date of the Policy, a full refund is available..

3. When no travel has taken place and the request for refund is received AFTER the effective date of the Policy:
a) A full refund is available within 10 days of the application date; or,

b) A refund less an administration fee is available when the request for refund is received more than 10 days after the application date but no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

Applicable to Single Trip Only

1. In the case of early return to your ordinary place of residence, partial refunds may be available provided:

a) A satisfactory proof of return to your ordinary place of residence is sent to TuGo..

b) The request is received by TuGo no later than one year from the expiry date of the Policy.. Refunds will be calculated from the date of return.. All partial refunds will be subject to an administration fee..

c) Refunds must be requested in writing..

Non-Medical Package – single trip

This Insurance is subject to the General Conditions, General Exclusions and Definitions as well as the benefits, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions as specified for each of the Insurance coverages listed below..

Coverage commences on the application date for Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance.. For all other plans, coverage commences on the effective date..

Trip Cancellation &Trip Interruption Insurance

Maximum limit for sum insured prior to departure—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

Maximum limit for sum insured after departure—$25,000

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Maximum limit for Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident—$100,000

Maximum limit for 24-hour Accident—$25,000

Baggage Insurance
Maximum limit—$500

REFUNDS

A refund less an administration fee is available only if:
1. The tour operator (airline etc..) cancels the trip and all penalties are waived; or,
2. You cancel the trip prior to the effective date of any cancellation penalties; or,
3. The tour operator changes the travel date and if you are unable to travel on the new dates, the tour operator waives all cancellation penalties..

4. Refunds must be requested in writing..

5. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

All Inclusive Holiday Package – single trip

Available for Insureds 59 Years and Under

This Insurance is subject to the General Conditions, General Exclusions and Definitions as well as the benefits, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions as specified for each of the Insurance coverages listed below..

Coverage commences on the application date for Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance.. For all other plans, coverage commences on the effective date..

Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—$5,000,000

Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance

Maximum limit for sum insured prior to departure—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

Maximum limit for sum insured after departure—$25,000

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Maximum limit for Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident—$100,000

Maximum limit for 24-hour Accident—$25,000

Baggage Insurance

Maximum limit—$500

REFUNDS

A refund less an administration fee is available only if:

1. The tour operator (airline etc..) cancels the trip and all penalties are waived; or,

2. You cancel the trip prior to the effective date of any cancellation penalties; or,

3. The tour operator changes the travel date and if you are unable to travel on the new dates, the tour operator waives all cancellation penalties..

4. Refunds must be requested in writing..

5. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

Visitor to Canada Holiday Package – single trip

This Insurance is subject to the General Conditions, General Exclusions and Definitions as well as the benefits, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions as specified for each of the Insurance coverages listed below..

Coverage commences on the application date for Trip

Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance.. For all other plans, coverage commences on the effective date..

Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance

Maximum limit for sum insured prior to departure—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

Maximum limit for sum insured after departure—$25,000

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Maximum limit for Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident—$100,000

Maximum limit for 24-hour Accident—$25,000

Baggage Insurance

Maximum limit—$500

REFUNDS

A refund less an administration fee is available only if:

1. The tour operator (airline etc..) cancels the trip and all penalties are waived; or,

2. You cancel the trip prior to the effective date of any cancellation penalties; or,

3. The tour operator changes the travel date and if you are unable to travel on the new dates, the tour operator waives all cancellation penalties..

4. Refunds must be requested in writing..

5. Refunds are not available if a claim has been or will be submitted..

Optional Coverages

The optional coverages listed in this section may only be purchased as an endorsement to an insurance plan or package described in this Policy.. The Optional Coverages are also subject to the General Exclusions, General Conditions and Definitions of this Policy..

Baggage Insurance

Maximum limit—$1,500 per insured to a maximum of $3,000 for the family

PERIOD OF COVERAGE

Coverage commences on the date and time you leave for your trip.. Coverage terminates on the earliest of the following:
1. At 11:59 PM on the expiry date;

2. On the date and time you return to your ordinary place of residence, except as outlined below:

a) If you are also covered under the Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance or Trip Interruption Insurance Only and your trip is interrupted before the scheduled return date as a result of an event as mentioned in the Trip Link Benefit; your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered while in your home province.. There willbe no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

b) If you are also covered under the Emergency Medical Insurance and you resume your trip by returning to your trip destination under the Return to Your Destination Benefit, your Policy will not terminate, however you will not be covered while in your home province.. There will be no refund for the number of days you spend in your home province..

BENEFITS

Baggage and Personal Effects

The company agrees to pay for the loss, damage, destruction or theft of personal effects owned by the insured while in transit, or while in any hotel or other building, en route anywhere in the world, on land or water or in the air..

Currency

The company agrees to pay for loss of currency through theft or robbery of personal currency (excluding unexplained disappearance; police report required), up to a limit of $100..

Baggage Delay

If your baggage is delayed beyond 12 hours while you are en route and before you return to your original departure point, the company will pay for personal necessities up to a maximum of $200, until your baggage has been returned to you..

LIMITATION

Coverage for risk of loss of or damage to your property for any single item is limited to not more than 25% of the sum insured per insured per claim..

CONDITIONS

In addition to the General Conditions shown on page 44, the following conditions apply:

1. Notice of Loss—If the insured property is lost or damaged through perils insured against, you must promptly notify police, hotel proprietors, steamship lines, railroad or station authorities, airlines or any other carrier or bailee in whose custody the property was at the time of loss, damage or theft.. This coverage is conditional upon your compliance with this clause.. You must also notify Claims at TuGo within 30 days of return from journey and take all reasonable measures to protect, save and/or recover the property..

2. Payment of Loss—Any claim hereunder for damage and/or destruction shall be paid immediately after presentation to Claims at TuGo of evidence substantiating such damage and/or destruction..

3. Valuation—The company shall reimburse the repair or replacement with a like kind and quality or the actual cash value of the property at the time any loss or damage occurs, whichever is less..

4. Duplication of Coverage—If you are insured under more than one Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage administered by TuGo and they are in effect at the time of loss, the total amount paid to you cannot exceed your total expenses.. Expenses are paid under each Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage to a

maximum of $5,000 per insured.. The maximum limit for a family is $7,500..

5. This optional coverage can be purchased as an endorsement to the following plans and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the plan it is purchased with:

• A Single Trip Emergency Medical Insurance

• A Single Trip Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance
• A Single Trip Trip Interruption Insurance Only

• A Single Trip Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
• A Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

• An All Inclusive Holiday Package

• A Non-Medical Package

• A Visitor to Canada Holiday Package

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1. Loss, damage or theft of animals; self-propelled conveyances of any kind or their equipment; trailers, boats, motors, aircraft or other conveyances or their appurtenances; bicycles except while checked as baggage with a common carrier; household effects and furnishings; artificial teeth and limbs; hearing aids; eye glasses, contact lenses; money (except as specified under the Currency Benefit), securities, tickets and documents; personal entertainment devices including but not limited to portable DVD players, mp3 players including but not limited to iPods, personal computers, software, pagers or cellular phones; professional or occupational equipment or property; antiques and collectors items; property illegally acquired, kept or stored, or transported; works of art, jewellery, furs, cameras or camera equipment..

2. Loss or damage caused by wear and tear, deterioration, moths or vermin..

3. Expenses incurred if other insurance policies, plans or contracts cover the loss.. If, however, the loss exceeds the limits of the other policies, plans or contracts and if this Insurance covers losses and periods not covered by those other policies, plans or contracts, this Insurance shall then apply in excess of all other valid insurance..

4. Loss caused by theft from an unattended vehicle unless the vehicle was securely locked and displayed visible signs of forced entry..

5. Any loss caused by or related to a circumstance known to you or to any person purchasing this Policy on your behalf prior to the date this Insurance is purchased..

Rental Car Protection

PERIOD OF COVERAGE
Coverage commences either when you take control of the rented or leased automobile or on the effective date of the Policy, whichever is later..
Coverage terminates at the earliest of:

1. The time the rental or leasing agency or company assumes control of the automobile; or,

2. The time the rental or lease agreement expires or is terminated; or,

3. The expiry date of the Policy..

The effective and expiry dates are determined by the dates you established with:

a) Travel agent at the time of purchase or rental; or,

b) Leasing agency or company at the time of purchase, whichever applies..

BENEFITS

Maximum limit—$50,000

The sum insured is an aggregate limit per vehicle, per trip..

The company agrees to pay you up to a maximum of $50,000 per trip for loss due to physical damage or loss of a rented or leased automobile anywhere in the world while the automobile is in your care, custody or control or of those persons permitted to operate the automobile under the terms of the rental or lease agreement..

This includes the reasonable general average costs of towing, salvage, fire department charges, custom duties and the reasonable loss of use of the rented or leased automobile for which you are responsible..

Coverage will be limited to the amount of loss which would have been waived had you purchased collision damage waiver from the automobile rental or leasing agency or company..

CONDITIONS

In addition to the General Conditions shown on page 44, the following conditions apply:

1. You must hold a valid driver’s license..

2. No coverage is provided for any form of third party automobile liability or personal accident insurance benefits..
3. No coverage is provided if collision damage waiver is purchased from the rental or leasing agency or company..
4. No coverage is provided unless all terms and conditions of the rental or lease agreement or contract have been met and no restrictions are violated..

5. Losses in excess of $700 must be documented by a police report..

6. Such automobile is leased or rented from a duly authorized rental or leasing agency or company..

7. The automobile is not used for carrying passengers for compensation or hire or for commercial vehicle..
8. This Insurance is only available for the original leased or rented automobile.. There shall be no coverage if a loss is incurred to any replacement automobile..

9. Such automobile is not operated in contravention of any law or regulation related to motor vehicles in the jurisdiction governing the rental or lease agreement..

10. Duplication of Coverage—If you are insured under more than one Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage administered by TuGo and they are in effect at the time of loss, the total amount paid to you cannot exceed your total expenses.. Expenses are paid under each Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage to a maximum of $100,000..

11. This optional coverage can be purchased as an endorsement to the following plans and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the plan it is purchased with:

• A Single Trip Emergency Medical Insurance

• A Single Trip Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance
• A Single Trip Trip Interruption Insurance Only

• A Single Trip Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
• A Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

• An All Inclusive Holiday Package

• A Non-Medical Package

• A Visitor to Canada Holiday Package

EXCLUSIONS

In addition to the General Exclusions shown on page 42, the company will not be liable to provide coverage or services, or to pay claims for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1. Operation of the automobile contrary to the terms of the rental or leasing contract that results in damage or damage-related expenses..

2. Injury to or for the death of any insured under this Insurance..

3. Damage to the property of third persons other than damage to the rental automobile of the licensed automobile rental or leasing agency..

4. Expenses resulting from any kind of race or speed contest..

5. Any amount payable under any automobile insurance policy..

6. Any amount assumed, waived or paid by the rental or leasing agency or company or its insurer..

7. Contents of the rental or leased automobile.

8. The mechanical failure or breakdown of any part of the rented or leased automobile, rust, corrosion, wear and tear, gradual deterioration, inherent defect or freezing..

9. Loss or damage arising from the neglect or abuse of the leased or rented automobile by you or any persons listed in the rental or lease agreement..

10. The rental or lease of an exotic car..

11. Loss caused by theft from an unattended automobile unless the automobile was securely locked and displayed visible signs of forced entry..

Contact Sports Coverage

BENEFITS

Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the Policy limit

Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

When this Optional Coverage is purchased, the company will reimburse you for eligible hospital and medical related expenses for sickness or accidents while participating in, coaching, teaching, training or practicing for any of the following contact sports on behalf of a registered team, league, association or club or while competing in a registered tournament, competition or sporting event:

• Australian Football • Ice Hockey
• Boxing • Lacrosse
• Football • Rugby

CONDITIONS

1. This Optional Coverage can be purchased as an endorsement to an Emergency Medical Insurance or a Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance..

2. Coverage is available for persons 18 years and over.. If you are under 18 years, you do not need to purchase this Optional Coverage..

3. Coverage is subject to:

a) The maximum benefit limits as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

b) The terms and conditions as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

c) The deductible as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

Adventure Sports Coverage

BENEFITS

Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the Policy limit

Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

When this Optional Coverage is purchased, the company will reimburse you for eligible hospital and medical related expenses for sickness or accidents while participating in, coaching, teaching, training or practicing for any of the following extreme sports:

• Flying as a Pilot or Passenger in a Glider or Ultralight
• Backcountry Skiing/ Snowboarding/ Snowshoeing
• Bobsledding
• Canyoning/Canyoneering
• Downhill Freestyle Skiing/ Snowboarding in Organized Contests
• Downhill Longboarding
• Downhill Mountain Biking
• Downhill Skating
• Endurance Activities over 6 Hours
• Hang Gliding
• High Risk Snowmobiling
• Ice Climbing
• Luge/Skeleton
• Mountaineering up to 6,000 Metres
• Non-motorized X Game Sports (or those sports in similar type events)
• Parachuting/Skydiving/ Tandem Skydiving (more than one jump per trip)
• Paragliding/Parapenting
• Paramotoring
• Parasailing/Parascending over Land
• Snow Kiting
• Stunt/Aerobatic Flying

CONDITIONS

1. This Optional Coverage can be purchased as an endorsement to an Emergency Medical Insurance or a Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance..

2. Coverage is subject to:

a) The maximum benefit limits as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

b) The terms and conditions as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

c) The deductible as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada

Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

Extreme Sports Coverage

BENEFITS

Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—$500,000

Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

Maximum limit—Up to the sum insured as indicated on the application

When this Optional Coverage is purchased, the company will reimburse you for eligible hospital and medical related expenses for sickness or accidents while participating in, coaching, teaching, training or practicing for any of the following extreme sports:

• Base Jumping
• Bull Riding/Bull Fighting
• Free Diving over 30 Metres
• Motorized Speed Contests
• Motorized X Game Sports (or those sports in similar type events)
• Mountaineering over 6,000 Metres
• Rodeo
• Running with the Bulls
• Ultimate Fighting & Mixed
• Scuba Diving Martial Arts(if not certified by an
• Wingsuit Jumping/internationally recognized Wingsuit Flyingand accepted program)
• Scuba Diving over 30 Metres

CONDITIONS

1. This Optional Coverage can be purchased as an endorsement to an Emergency Medical Insurance or a Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance..

2. Coverage is subject to:

a) The maximum benefit limits as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you, but in no event shall exceed $500,000..

b) The terms and conditions as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance whichever applies to you..

c) The deductible as specified in the section entitled Emergency Medical Insurance or Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance, whichever applies to you..

General Exclusions

In addition to the exclusions specified in each Insurance coverage, this Insurance does not provide payment or indemnity for expenses incurred directly or indirectly as a result of:

1.. a) Applicable to Policies with Trip Cancellation &
Trip Interruption and Trip Interruption Only

Losses arising out of acts of war or acts of terrorism unless a formal travel advisory and/or travel warning has been issued by the Canadian government after the date the trip is booked or the date the insurance was purchased, whichever occurs later..

b) Applicable to all other plans

Your participation in and/or voluntary exposure to acts of war or acts of terrorism..

2. Death, disablement or injury in any way caused by or contributed by radioactive contamination or by the utilization of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons (whether or not caused by acts of war or acts of terrorism)..

3. Your suicide or attempt thereat, self-inflicted injury.

4. Your commission or attempted commission of any crime or offence, based on the law where the cause of the claim occurred..

5. a) Routine pre-natal care;

b) Voluntary termination of pregnancy or resulting complications;

c) Complications related to pregnancy within the nine weeks immediately before the expected delivery date (including the expected delivery date) or the nine weeks after the actual delivery date (including the actual delivery date);
d) Complication related to childbirth within the nine weeks immediately before the expected delivery date (including
the expected delivery date) or the nine weeks after the actual delivery date (including the actual delivery date);
e) Childbirth within the nine weeks immediately before the expected delivery date (including the expected delivery date) or the nine weeks after the actual delivery date (including the actual delivery date); or
f) Medical treatment incurred by a newborn child following an unexpected birth during your trip..
6. Any medical condition or recognized complication of a condition, where the purpose of your trip is to seek medical treatment, advice or services, and where the medical evidence indicates the medical treatment, advice or services received are related to that condition..
7. Your coaching, teaching, participating, practicing or training for out-of-bounds skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or non-motorized snow-biking..
8. Psychological disorders, emotional or mental disorders.. Acute psychosis is not excluded unless drug, alcohol or medication induced..
9. Ongoing care, rehabilitation or check-ups..
10. Medical treatment, services or supplies provided in a chronic care facility of a hospital or convalescent or nursing home, health spa, or rehabilitation centre..
11. Elective (non-emergency) treatment or surgery..
12. Emergency Air Transportation unless pre-approved and arranged by Claims at TuGo..
13. Any sickness, injury or death that could reasonably be contributed to or caused by your:
a) Intoxication from alcohol consumption (alcohol intoxication is determined either when records indicate that you have reached or exceeded a blood alcohol level of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood or when records indicate that you were intoxicated and no blood alcohol level is specified); or,
b) Abuse of alcohol or misuse of prescription drugs, over the counter medication or other intoxicants, either before or during your trip; or,
c) Consumption or use of illegal or controlled drugs (based on the law where the cause of the claim occurred)..
14. Expenses incurred as a result of your failure to accept or follow the physician’s advice, treatment or recommended treatment..
15. Unless otherwise stated in this Policy (see General Condition, number 2), expenses incurred if other insurance policies, plans or contracts, including any private or provincial automobile insurance, cover the loss.. If, however, the loss exceeds the limits of the other policies, plans or contracts and if this Insurance covers losses and periods not covered by those other policies, plans or contracts, this Insurance shall then apply in excess of all other valid insurance..
This exclusion does not apply to Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance..
16. Any cancer (other than basal cell or squamous cell skin cancer) for which you received or were recommended to receive cancer treatment in the 3 months prior to the date you leave for your trip.. This includes cancer treatment that you were recommended to receive but chose to decline..

General Conditions

PROVISIONS & CONDITIONS

1. Qualification, Misrepresentation and Fraud

a) The coverage under this Policy shall be void if you do not meet the eligibility requirements for the plan selected as set out in the application.. The eligibility requirements are material to the risk for which Insurance is sought.. In addition, the coverage under this Policy shall be void if, before or after any loss or claim, you or your representative conceal, misrepresent or fail to disclose any material fact or commit any fraud or false swearing pertaining to you or any claim..

b) Medical Health Questionnaire—applicable to insureds
60 years and over.. If you qualify for the coverage selected but you or a representative purchasing insurance on your behalf have failed to answer truthfully and accurately any question asked in the Medical Health Questionnaire, any claim will be subject to an extra deductible of $15,000 USD in addition to any other applicable deductible amount, and no future coverage will be provided under this Policy unless you pay the additional premium reflecting true and accurate answers to those questions..

2. Subrogation—The company will not subrogate against any extended benefit plans if the lifetime maximum limit for all in-country and out-of-country benefits under that plan is currently $100,000 or less.. If the lifetime maximum limit under that plan is greater than $100,000, the company may exercise its right to subrogate, but, if applicable, the company will limit its subrogated claim to the extent required to preserve $50,000 of the lifetime limit available under that plan..

If compensation is available from a third party for any payments made by the company under this Policy, the company has the right to subrogate to recover those payments.. The company, at its own expense, can file a suit in your name for that purpose and you authorize the company to do so.. This right of subrogation is in addition to and does not limit any other right of subrogation existing under common law, equity or statute.. Further, if you make any claim against a third party related to payments made by the company under this Policy, you will include the amount of those payments in your claim against the third party.. If you obtain compensation for a portion or all of the included payments made by the company, you must immediately remit that compensation to the company.. You understand that you shall do nothing to prejudice the company’s rights of subrogation, which includes not releasing third parties from liability without the express written agreement of

the company..

3. Coordination of Benefits—Unless otherwise stated in this Policy, this Insurance is excess to all other valid insurance.. If any other valid insurance is also an excess insurance, Claims at TuGo will coordinate benefits of all eligible claims with that insurer.. All coordination follows the guidelines set by the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association..

4. Misstatement of Age—If your age has been misstated to the company, the coverage and/or premium may be adjusted in accordance with the correct age as of the date you became covered.. Any premium adjustment is payable upon receipt of a premium notice..

5. Due Diligence—You must act at all times so as to minimize the costs to the company..

6. Currency—Any dollar amount expressed as a limit of coverage or benefit payable under this Policy is deemed by the company to be in Canadian currency, unless otherwise stated..
7. Duplication of Coverage—If you are insured under more than one Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage administered by TuGo and they are in effect at the time of loss, the total amount paid to you cannot exceed your total expenses.. Benefits are paid under the one Policy, Plan or Optional Coverage with the greatest benefit limit, except for Baggage, Rental Car Protection, Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption and Trip Interruption Only..

8. In the case of duplicate benefits in this Policy, claimsare payable under the one benefit with the greatest benefit limit..
9. The date and time of commencement and termination of coverage is based on the time zone of the province or territory the Policy was purchased in..

10. Coverage is based on the age of the insured at the time of application..

11. The availability, quality, results or effects of any medical treatment, assistance, hospitalization, transportation or your failure to obtain any of the above, is not the responsibility of either the company,Claims at TuGo or TuGo or any company or agency providing services on their behalf..

12. The company reserves the right to accept or to decline any person as an insured..

13.Claims atTuGo has been appointed by the company to be the sole provider of all assistance and claims processing services..

14. In the event of your medical treatment or other circumstances that have led or may lead to a claim under this Policy, you authorize any hospital, physician or other person or organization that has records or knowledge of you or your health, medical history or other information relevant to the claim to provide that information to the company, Claimsat TuGo or TuGo and authorize the company, Claims at TuGo and TuGo to use and disclose that information for the purpose of determining whether any claim that may be made is covered by this Policy or by another plan or Policy..

15. If requested by the company, Claims at TuGo or TuGo, you must furnish or consent to the release of your medical records for the relevant period prior to the effective date and/or during the term of the insurance required in order to determine if the claim is payable.. Failure to produce these records will invalidate your claim..

16. In the event of a claim, upon request, you will establish the date and time of departure and initially planned date of return of the trip..

17. You shall be responsible for the verification of any hospital and medical expenses incurred and shall obtain itemized accounts of all hospital and medical services which have been provided..
18. The company shall not reimburse any expense incurred after a period of 365 days has elapsed following the date on which the loss first occurred or the relevant emergency first occurred..
19. The company, TuGo and Claims at TuGo shall comply with all applicable privacy legislation and regulations..

20. If any of the terms or conditions of this Policy are in conflict with the statutes of the province or territory in which this Policy is issued, the terms and conditions are hereby amended to conform to such statutes..

21. In the event of unresolved disputes respecting any claim or portion thereof, the following should be contacted: TuGo, 11th Floor, 6081 No.. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6Y 2B2, Canada..

22. The law of the province or territory of Canada in which you ordinarily reside, or in which you are staying while a visitor to Canada, will govern this Policy, including all issues of its interpretation and performance.. Any legal action or other proceeding related to or connected with this Policy that is commenced by you or anyone claiming on your behalf or by an assignee of benefits under this Policy must take place in the courts of the province or territory of Canada in which you ordinarily resided or in which you purchased this Policy, and no other court has jurisdiction to hear or determine any such action or proceeding..

23. This Insurance provides no coverage and no insurer shall be liable to pay any claim or provide any benefit hereunder to the extent that the provision of such coverage, payment of such claim or provision of such benefit would expose that insurer to any sanctions, prohibition or restriction under United Nations resolutions or the trade or economic sanctions, laws or regulations of the European Union, United Kingdom or United States of America..

24. The company shall not reimburse any interest charges accrued by you..

Authorized Extensions to Period of Coverage

You can extend your period of coverage before your Policy expires by calling your agent or TuGo during general business hours..

Please refer to Contact Information on page 3..

An administration fee may be charged in addition to the premium for the additional number of days required..
You must meet the following conditions:

Applicable to All Coverages

1. You have not submitted a claim and have no intent to submit a claim..

2. Your period of coverage has not already expired..

3. Extensions are not available if total trip length exceeds two years from the effective date of the original Policy..

Applicable to Emergency Medical Insurance and Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance
1. You have not seen a physician or other registered medical practitioner since your departure date or the effective date of the Policy..

2. You are in good health and you do not know of any reason to seek medical attention..

If these conditions haven’t been met, an extension may be

authorized at the discretion of TuGo.. If an extension has been authorized, there would be no coverage for subsequent claims related directly or indirectly to the condition(s) or symptom(s) for which a claim has been or will be submitted or for which medical treatment was received or required prior to the effective date of the extension..

Automatic Annual Renewal Option

This option is only available for insureds 58 years and under.
When the automatic annual renewal option is selected
as indicated on the application of the Policy, your Policy will automatically renew on your Multi Trip Annual Policy’s renewal date provided valid credit card or banking information is on file and the premium is received and accepted.. A Policy will be issued to you for one year.. Before the renewal date of the Policy, you will be notified of the details pertaining to your new Multi Trip Annual Policy.. If you do not wish to have a new Multi Trip Annual plan automatically issued, please notify TuGo by calling 1-855-929-8846..

Definitions

Accident andinjury means physical injury to you caused by violent external and accidental means which occurred after coverage commenced, requiring emergency medical treatment..

Act of terrorismmeans an act, or acts, of any person, or group(s), committed for political, religious, ideological, ethnic or similar purposes with the intention to influence any government and/or, but not be limited to, the use of force or violence and/ or the threat thereof.. Furthermore, the perpetrators of acts

of terrorism can either be acting alone, or on behalf of, or in connection with any organization(s) or government(s)..
Act of warmeans war, civil war, riot, rebellion, insurrection, revolution, invasion, hostilities or warlike operations (whether war be declared or undeclared), civil commotion, overthrow of the legally constituted government, military or usurped power, explosions of war weapons..

Acutemeans initial or emergency short course (not chronic)
treatment phase of a sickness or injury..

Aggregate limitmeans the maximum amount of coverage available, regardless or the number of separate claims..
Alteration means the medication usage, dosage or type has been increased, decreased or stopped and/or a new medication has been prescribed..

Alteration does not include:

a) Changes in brand due solely to the availability of your usual brand or due to a change from a brand name medication to an equivalent generic brand medication of the same usage or dosage; and

b) The routine adjustment of the dosage within prescribed parameters to ensure correct blood levels are maintained when you are taking insulin or oral diabetes medication or blood thinner medication such as Coumadin/Warfarin and your blood levels must be checked regularly and your condition remains unchanged; and

c) The usage changes due to the combination of several medications into one and your condition remains unchanged..

Applicationmeans the printed form, printed or electronic receipt, Policy declaration, group manifest or document provided by TuGo or one of its designated representatives.. The application forms part of the Insurance contract..

Application datemeans the date when premium for this Insurance is paid..

Automobile means a vehicle of the private passenger or station wagon type, but excluding: trucks (except pick-up trucks with no attachments); off-road vehicles; motorcycles, motorbikes or motor scooters; recreational vehicles; vans (except passenger vans); campers or trailers; antique cars which are cars over 20 years old or have not been manufactured for 10 years or more..

Backcountrymeans a mountain area that is not marked, not patrolled and/or not cleared for avalanche dangers, but where public access is permitted..

Beneficiarymeans estate unless otherwise requested in writing..

Business meetingmeans a meeting that was pre-arranged prior to the date the trip is booked or the date this Insurance was purchased, whichever occurs later, between companies with unrelated ownership that pertains to your full-time occupation or profession, and was the primary purpose of your trip.. Conferences, seminars, courses and legal proceedings are not considered to be a business meeting..

Canadian residentmeans an insured who has a provincial or territorial government health care plan in place and:

a) Is a Canadian citizen with a primary permanent residence in Canada; or,

b) Has landed immigrant status in Canada and a primary permanent residence in Canada; or,

c) Has a permit to study or work in Canada..

Cancer treatmentmeans treatment that is not limited to but includes chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery..

Claims at TuGomeans OneWorld Assist Inc..

Common carrier means a boat, airplane, bus, taxi, train or other similar vehicle that is licensed, intended and used primarily to transport passengers for hire..

Company means:

• For all insurance plans except Baggage: Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.. and certain Lloyd’s Underwriters, severally and not jointly..

• For Baggage Insurance: Industrial Alliance Pacific General Insurance Corporation..

• For all insurance plans except Baggage and if you are a Quebec resident or purchasing insurance in the province of Quebec: Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc..

Deductible means the portion of eligible expenses you must pay from your own pocket when an eligible claim occurs.. For all medical insurance plans (except for the Visitor to Canada plan), the deductible applies to the expenses remaining after payment by your provincial or territorial government health care plan.. The deductible applies per insured, per condition or event..

Departure date means the date you leave your departure point to begin your trip..

Departure pointmeans the place you depart from on the first day of your trip..

Dependent childrenmeans all unmarried dependent children up to and including 21 years of age, residing in your household, or up to 25 years if the child is a full-time student attending

an educational institution, or of any age if the child is mentally challenged or physically handicapped.. Children named in the application need not be travelling with you for coverage to apply to them..

Designated representativemeans TuGo or its appointed agent..

Downhill freestyle skiing/snowboarding in organized contestsmeans any competition with the following activities: aerials, kite-skiing, mogul or cross competitions, half-pipes and/or slopestyle activities, rails, jumps and other terrain park features..

Downhill mountain bikingmeans biking down mountain trails or rough mountain terrain (whether as part of a race or not) and often features jumps, drops, rock gardens or other obstacles.. It often requires the use of mechanical lifts..

Elective (non-emergency) treatment or surgerymeans any treatment, investigations or surgery either: a) not required for the immediate relief of acute pain and suffering; or, b) which reasonably could be delayed until you return to Canada (for visitors to Canada – country of permanent residence); or, c) which you elect to have provided during an insured trip following emergency medical treatment of a medical condition or the diagnosis of a medical condition, which on medical evidence would not prevent you from returning to Canada (for visitors

to Canada – country of permanent residence) prior to such treatment or surgery..

Emergencymeans an unforeseen sickness or injury, which requires immediate medical treatment to alleviate existing danger to life or health.. An emergency no longer exists, when the medical evidence indicates that you are able to continue the trip or return to your province or territory of ordinary residence, (for visitors to Canada – country of permanent residence).. Once such emergency ends, no further benefits are payable in respect of the condition which caused the emergency..

Emotional or mental disordermeans an emotional upset or condition, state of anxiety, situational crisis, anxiety or panic attack, or other mental health disorders..

Exotic carmeans any luxury automobile with a market value equal to or greater than $50,000..

Familymeans individuals 59 years and under consisting of you, all dependent children, grandchildren, and/or your spouse.. Children travelling without an adult are eligible for a family plan..

Follow-upmeans re-examination of you to monitor the effects of earlier medical treatment related to the initial emergency,

except while hospitalized.. Follow-up does not include continuous or ongoing treatment or further diagnostic or investigative testing related to the initial emergency..

Grandchildrenmeans all unmarried grandchildren who are dependent on their parents or grandparents up to and including 21 years of age, residing in their parents’ or grandparents’ household, or up to 25 years if the child is a full-time student

attending an educational institution, or of any age if the child is mentally challenged or physically handicapped.. Grandchildren must be travelling with you for coverage to apply to them..

High risk snowmobilingmeans racing competitions, endurance events, high-marking and/or snowmobiling in unguided backcountry terrain..

Home provincemeans your province or territory of ordinary residence in Canada..

Hospitalmeans a legally constituted medical facility under the medical supervision of a physician, with either permanent facilities on the premises for surgery or a formal arrangement with another institution making such facilities available, and providing 24-hour nursing services.. The term “hospital” does not include convalescent, nursing, rest or skilled nursing facilities, whether separate or a part of a regular general hospital, operated exclusively for the treatment of the aged or persons who are drug or alcohol abusers..

Hospitalization or hospitalizedmeans medical treatment in a hospital when admitted as an in-patient.

Immediate family or family membermeans (whether by birth, adoption or marriage) your legal or common-law spouse, parents, step-parents, brothers, sisters, father-in-laws, mother-in-laws, brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, son-in-laws, daughter-in-laws, natural or adopted children, stepchildren, stepbrother or stepsister, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, or any individual of whom you are a legal guardian..

Insured or insured personsmeans the person named in the application and all family members named in the application for whom the applicable premiums have been paid..

Insurermeans the same as company..

Lloyd’s Underwriters means certain Lloyd’s Underwriters as identified in the Agreement Number specified in the Policy Declaration..

Loss
For Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: in respect of limbs means actual severance through or above wrist or ankle joints and, in respect of loss of sight, means entire and irrecoverable loss of sight..

For Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance: means an actual expense, medical or other, including hospital confinement, as specified in this Policy, incurred by you as a result of an accident or sickness which occurred outside your country of permanent residence during the period of coverage..

Medical treatmentmeans any reasonable medical, therapeutic or diagnostic measure prescribed by a medical physician or other registered medical practitioner in any form including prescribed medication, reasonable investigative testing, hospitalization, surgery or other prescribed or recommended treatment directly referable to the condition, symptom or problem including referral to a specialist.. Medical treatment does not include either:

a) The unchanged use of prescribed drugs or medication for a stable condition, symptom or problem; or,

b) A check-up where the physician observes no change in a previously noted condition, symptom or problem..
Medically necessarymeans the medical service or product

in question is necessary to preserve, protect or improve your medical condition and well being..

Minor ailment means a condition which does not require:

a) Treatment for a period of greater than 30 consecutive days; or,

b) More than one follow-up visit or referral visit to a physician or other registered medical practitioner; or,

c) Hospitalization or surgical intervention..

Motorized speed contest means any motorized vehicle race or timed event by land, air or water..

Mountaineering
Up to 6,000 metres means the act of climbing or descending a mountain from a height of 6,000 metres or less using specialized equipment including but not limited to pickaxes, ice axes, anchors, bolts, crampons, carabineers and lead or top rope anchoring equipment..

Over 6,000 metres means the act of climbing or descending a mountain from a height of over 6,000 metres using specialized equipment including but not limited to pickaxes, ice axes, anchors, bolts, crampons, carabineers and lead or top rope anchoring equipment..

Out-of-bounds means any mountain area that:

a) Has been closed off to public access; or,

b) Has been identified as “out-of-bounds” and/or can typically only be accessed by crossing a fenced, gated or roped-off area that has been marked as off limits according to recommendations of safety authorities in the area..

Pet means dog, cat, bird, small reptile or small mammal..

Physical damage or lossmeans loss or damage to the automobile (including glass but excluding tires unless coincidental with other loss or damage covered herein) caused by fire, theft, explosion, earthquake, windstorm, hail, rising water, malicious mischief or collision with another object or by upset..

Physicianmeans a medical practitioner who is registered and licensed to practice their medical profession in accordance with the regulations applying in the jurisdiction where the person practices.. A physician must be a person other than you or a family member..

Pre-existing Condition

For Emergency Medical Insurance means:

a) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has been diagnosed, and for which you have consulted, or received dental or medical treatment before the date you leave for your trip; or,

b) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has not yet been diagnosed, and for which you were experiencing symptoms before the date you leave for your trip; or,

c) A medically recognized complication or recurrence of a medical or dental condition, illness or injury, whether or not the condition was diagnosed before the date you leave for your trip..

For Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and
Trip Interruption Insurance Only means:

a) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has been
diagnosed, and for which consultation, dental or medical
treatment was received; or,
b) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has not yet been diagnosed but for which symptoms were present; or,

c) A medically recognized complication or recurrence of a medical or dental condition, illness or injury, whether or not the condition was diagnosed..

For Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance means:

a) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has been diagnosed, and for which you have consulted, or received dental or medical treatment before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later; or,
b) A dental or medical condition, illness or injury that has not yet been diagnosed, and for which you were experiencing symptoms before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later; or,

c) A medically recognized complication or recurrence of a medical or dental condition, illness or injury, whether or not the condition was diagnosed before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later..

Recurrencemeans the appearance of symptoms caused by or related to a medical condition that was previously diagnosed by a physician or for which medical treatment was previously received..

Renewal datemeans the date one year from the effective date as indicated in the application..

Return datemeans the date on which you are scheduled to return from your trip as shown on the application or the date of your actual return to your departure point..

Rodeomeans an exhibition or contest in which participants showcase their skills in the following activities or events including but not limited to: bronc riding, bareback riding, roping/tying, barrel racing, steer wrestling, chuck wagon racing and/or chariot racing..

Schedule changemeans the later departure of an airline carrier causing you to miss your next connecting flight (or connecting cruise ship, ferry, train or bus), or the earlier departure of an airline carrier rendering unusable the ticket you have purchased for your prior connector flight via another airline carrier.. Schedule change does not include a change resulting from a strike or labour disruption..

Sickness
For Emergency Medical Insurance and Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance means an acute illness requiring immediate emergency medical treatment or dental treatment as a result of a sudden onset of symptoms which first manifested after coverage commenced.. For Emergency Medical Insurance coverage authorized after departure and for Visitor to Canada coverage, refer to the waiting period requirements..

For Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and Trip Interruption Insurance Only means an acute illness requiring immediate emergency medical treatment or dental treatment as a result of a sudden onset of symptoms..

Spousemeans the person you are legally married to, or a person you have been living with for a minimum period of one year and who is publicly presented as your spouse, regardless of sex..

Stable
For Emergency Medical Insurance and Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance means that within the period specified in this Policy:

a) There has been no deterioration of your condition as determined by your physician, and

b) There have been no new symptoms or findings or more frequent or severe symptoms or findings, and

c) There have been no symptoms experienced by you related to the condition that remains undiagnosed, and

d) There has been no change in medical treatment, and,

e) There has been no alteration in any medication for the condition, and

f) There has been no new medical treatment prescribed or recommended by a physician or received..
For Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and Trip Interruption Insurance Only means that within the period specified in this Policy:

a) There has been no deterioration of the condition as determined by a physician, and

b) There have been no new symptoms or findings or more frequent or severe symptoms or findings, and

c) There have been no symptoms related to the condition that remain undiagnosed, and

d) There has been no change in medical treatment and,

e) There has been no alteration in any medication for the condition, and

f) There has been no new medical treatment prescribed or recommended by a physician or received..
Terminal conditionmeans a medical condition for which, before the date of departure (or for visitors to Canada, before the effective date or the arrival date in Canada, whichever occurs later), a physician has given you a terminal prognosis with a life expectancy of 12 months or less; or when you are receiving palliative care..

Travel costsmeans non-refundable unused prepaid travel arrangements for: hotel, hostel, time share, condo/villa and campground fees; airfare, car rental, boat rental, RV rental, bus, train, ferry and cruise tickets; conference, seminar and training fees; amusement park passes, theatre and concert tickets;

tours, excursions and ski passes..

Travelling companionmeans a person who has prepaid shared commercial accommodation or transportation with you for the same period of travel..

Trip
For Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and Trip Interruption Insurance Only means the period of time you are travelling and for which coverage under this Policy has been purchased..

TuGomeans North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd..

Vehiclemeans car, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, boat or other land or water conveyance used for the trip..

Waiting period

For Emergency Medical Insurance means:

a) If this Policy was purchased in the seven days after departing from your home province, there is no coverage for any sickness arising in, occurring in or symptomatic during the first 48 hours of the effective date of the Policy, including any related expenses incurred after the first 48 hours from the effective date of the Policy; or,

b) If this Policy was purchased more than seven days after departing from your home province, there is no coverage for any sickness arising in, occurring in or symptomatic during the first seven days from the effective date of the Policy, including any related expenses incurred after the first seven days from the effective date of the Policy..

For Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance means:

a) For Insurance purchased within 60 days after arrival in Canada:

There is no coverage for any sickness arising in, occurring in or symptomatic during the first 48 hours of the effective date of the Policy..

This includes any related expenses incurred after the first 48 hours from the effective date of the Policy..

b) For Insurance purchased 61 days or more after arrival in Canada:

There is no coverage for any sickness arising in, occurring in or symptomatic during the first seven days of the effective date of the Policy..

This includes any related expenses incurred after the first seven days from the effective date of the Policy..

The waiting period is not applicable when insurance is purchased prior to arrival in Canada..

Youor yourmeans the same as insured or insured persons..

In witness whereofthis Policy has been signed as authorized by the insurers listed in the definition of company..

K.. Starko, Executive Director

Statutory Conditions

The Contract

The application, this policy, any document attached to this policy when issued and any amendment to the contract agreed on in writing after this policy is issued constitute the entire contract and no agent has authority to change the contract or waive any of its provisions..

Waiver

The insurer is deemed not to have waived any condition of this contract, either in whole or in part, unless the waiver is clearly expressed in writing signed by the insurer..

Copy of Application

The insurer must, upon request, furnish to insured or to a claimant under the contract a copy of the application..
Material Facts
No statement made by the insured or a person insured at the time of application for the contract may be used in defence of a claim under or to avoid the contract unless it is contained in the application or any other written statements or answers furnished as evidence of insurability..

Notice and Proof of Claim

Notice of a claim shall be given in accordance with the claims procedures clause included in this policy as soon as practical but in no case later than 30 days from the date a claim arises under this policy.. You must also within 90 days from the date the claim arises under this policy furnish such proof and additional information as is reasonably possible and if required by the company, furnish a certificate from a physician detailing the cause or nature of the sickness or injury for which the claim has been instituted..

Failure to Give Notice or Proof

Failure to give notice of claim or furnish proof of claim within the time required by this condition does not invalidate the claim if (a) the notice or proof is given or furnished as soon as reasonably possible, and in no event later than one year after the date of the accident or the date a claim arises under the contract on account of sickness or disability, and if it is shown that it was not reasonably possible to give notice or furnish the proof in the time required by this condition, or (b) in the case of death of the person insured, if a declaration of presumption of death is necessary, the notice or proof is given or furnished no later than one year from the date a court makes the declaration..

Insurer to Furnish Forms for Proof of Claim

The insurer must furnish forms for proof of claim within 15 days after receiving notice of claim, but if the claimant has not received the forms within that time the claimant may submit his or her proof of claim in the form of a written statement of the cause or nature of the accident, sickness or disability giving rise to the claim and of the extent of the loss..

Rights of Examination

As a condition precedent to recovery of insurance moneys under the contract,

a) the claimant must give the insurer an opportunity to examine the person of the person insured when and as often as it reasonably requires while a claim is pending, and

b) in the case of death of the person insured, the insurer may require an autopsy, subject to any law of the applicable jurisdiction relating to autopsies..

When Moneys Payable

All money payable under this contract shall be paid by the insurer within sixty days after it has received proof of claim..

Limitation of Actions

An action or proceeding against the company for the recovery of insurance money under this policy must be commenced not later than one year* after the date of the occurrence giving rise to the claim for insurance..

*Two years in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut and the Northwest and Yukon Territories, three years in Quebec..
Every action or proceeding against an insurer for the recovery of insurance money payable under the contract is absolutely barred unless commenced within the time set out in the Insurance Act..

Effective July 1, 2016 for the Province of Ontario

Every action or proceeding against an insurer for the recovery of insurance money payable under the contract is absolutely barred unless commenced within the time set out in the Limitations Act, 2002..

Applicable to Quebec Residents

Notwithstanding any other provisions herein contained, this contract is subject to the mandatory provisions of the Civil Code of Quebec respecting contracts of Accident and Sickness Insurance..

The following sections do not apply to Baggage Insurance or to Quebec residents or individuals

purchasing insurance in the province of Quebec:

• Subscription policy

• Several liability clause

• Identification of insurer/action against insurer

• Notice

• Notice concerning personal information

• Code of consumer rights and responsibilities

• Lloyd’s Underwriters definition

The following sections apply only to Baggage Insurance and to Quebec residents or individuals purchasing insurance in the province of Quebec:

ACTION AGAINST COMPANY

Service of legal proceedings to enforce the obligations under this Policy of the insurers listed in the definition of company may be validly made by serving the offices of North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd.. d..b..a.. TuGo, 11th Floor, 6081 No.. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6Y 2B2, Canada..

NOTICE TO COMPANY

Notice under this Policy to the insurers listed in the definition of company may be validly given to North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd.. d..b..a.. TuGo, 11th Floor, 6081 No.. 3 Road, Richmond, BC, V6Y 2B2, Canada.. Complaints or unresolved disputes should be referred to Industrial Alliance at 2165 West Broadway, P..O.. Box 5900, Vancouver BC, V6B 5H6, Canada..

Subscription Policy

Applicable to All Sections of This Policy Excluding Baggage

IN CONSIDERATION OF THE INSURED having paid or agreed to pay each of the INSURERS the required premium, hereinafter called “THE INSURERS”..

THE INSURERS SEVERALLY AND NOT JOINTLY agree, each for the Sum(s) Insured or Percentage(s) and for the Coverage(s) Insured set against its name, and subject always to the terms and conditions of the Policy, that if a loss occurs for which insurance is provided by this Policy at any time while it is in force, they will indemnify the INSURED against the loss so caused; the

liability of each insurer individually for such loss being limited to that proportion of the loss payable according to the terms and conditions of this Policy which the Sum Insured or the amount corresponding to the Percentage set against it bears to the total of the sums insured or of the amounts corresponding to the percentages of the sums insured respectively set out against the coverage concerned on the Policy Declaration..

Wherever in this Policy, or in any endorsement attached hereto, reference is made to “The Company”, “The Insurer”, “This Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”, reference shall be deemed to be made to each of the Insurers severally..

This Policy is made and accepted subject to the foregoing provisions, and to the other provisions, stipulations and conditions contained herein, which are hereby specially referred to and made part of this Policy, as well as such other provisions, agreements or conditions as may be endorsed hereon or added hereto..

Several Liability Clause

PLEASE NOTE –
This notice contains important information.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

The liability of an insurer under this contract is several and not joint with other insurers party to this contract.. An insurer is liable only for the proportion of liability it has underwritten.. An insurer is not jointly liable for the proportion of liability underwritten by any other insurer.. Nor is an insurer otherwise responsible for any liability of any other insurer that may underwrite this contract..

The proportion of liability under this contract underwritten by an insurer (or, in the case of a Lloyd’s syndicate, the total of the proportions underwritten by all the members of the syndicate taken together) is shown in this contract..

In the case of a Lloyd’s syndicate, each member of the syndicate (rather than the syndicate itself) is an insurer.. Each member has underwritten a proportion of the total shown for the syndicate (that total itself being the total of the proportions underwritten by all the members of the syndicate taken together).. The liability of each member of the syndicate is several and not joint with other members.. A member is liable only for that member’s proportion.. A member is not jointly liable for any other member’s proportion.. Nor is any member otherwise responsible for any liability of any other insurer that may underwrite this contract.. The business address of each member is Lloyd’s, One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA.. The identity of each member of a Lloyd’s syndicate and their respective proportion may be obtained by writing to Market Services, Lloyd’s, at the above address..

Although reference is made at various points in this clause to “this contract” in the singular, where the circumstances so require this should be read as a reference to contracts in the plural..

Where LLOYD’S UNDERWRITERS are subscribing insurers to the Policy, the following applies to them:

Identification of Insurer/Action Against Insurer

This insurance has been entered into accordance with the authorization granted to North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd.. (The Coverholder) by the Underwriting Members

of the Syndicates whose definite numbers and proportions are detailed herein and referred to as “the Underwriters”.. The Underwriters shall be liable hereunder each for his own part and not one for another in proportion to the several sums that each of them has subscribed to the said Agreement..

In any action to enforce the obligations of the Underwriters they can be designated or named as “Lloyd’s Underwriters” and such designation shall be binding on the Underwriters as if they had each been individually named as defendant.. Service of such proceedings may validly be made upon the Attorney In Fact in Canada for Lloyd’s Underwriters, whose address for such service is 1155, rue Metcalfe, Suite 2220, Montreal, Quebec H3B 2V6..

Notice

Any notice to the Underwriters may be validly given to North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd.. d..b..a.. TuGo (The Coverholder)..

THE INSURERS Coverage(s) Insured Percentage(s)
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.. All Sections of this Wording Excluding Baggage 90%
Lloyd’s Underwriters per Agreement Number specified in the Policy Declaration All sections of this Wording Excluding Baggage 10%
Industrial Alliance Pacific General Insurance Corporation Baggage 100%

Complaints or unresolved disputes under all Sections other than Baggage should be referred to the lead insurer Industrial Alliance at 2165 West Broadway, P..O.. Box 5900, Vancouver B..C.. V6B 5H6

For the purpose of the Insurance Companies Act (Canada), this Canadian Policy was issued in the course of Lloyd’s Underwriters’ insurance business in Canada..

Notice Concerning Personal Information

How we use your information

By purchasing insurance from certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London (“Lloyd’s”), a customer provides Lloyd’s with his or her consent to the collection,

use and disclosure of personal information.. Consent is subject to the customer’s understanding of the nature, purpose and consequences of the collection, use or disclosure of their personal information..

Information is collected and stored for the following purposes:

• the communication with Lloyd’s policyholders

• the underwriting of policies

• the evaluation of claims

• the analysis of business results

• purposes required or authorized by law

What personal information we collect about you

We collect, process and store the following personal information about you:

• Name

• Address including postal code and country

• Policy number

• Claim number

• Credit card details

• Bank account details

We also collect information about you when you visit
www..lloyds..com.. Further details can be found on our online Privacy & Cookies policy at http://www..lloyds..com/common/ privacy-and-cookies-statement..

We will not use your personal information for marketing purposes and we will not sell your personal information to other parties..

Who we disclose your information to

For the purposes identified, personal information may be disclosed to Lloyd’s related or affiliated organisations or companies, their agents/mandataires, and to certain non-related or unaffiliated organisations or companies, including service providers.. These entities may be located outside Canada therefore a customer’s information may be processed in a foreign jurisdiction (the United Kingdom and the European Union) and their information may be accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities of that jurisdiction..

Disclosure without consent

The following are reasonable grounds to permit the disclosure of personal information without the knowledge or consent of

a customer:

• Detecting or suppressing fraud

• Investigating or preventing financial abuse

• For communication with the next to kin or authorized representative of an injured, ill or deceased individual
• Investigating a breach of an agreement or a contravention of the laws of Canada or a foreign jurisdiction
• Witness statement necessary to assess, process or settle insurance claims
• Information produced in the course of employment and the disclosure is consistent with the purpose it was produced for

How to access your information and/or contact us

To access and request correction or deletion of your information, or to obtain written information about Lloyd’s policies and practices in respect of service providers located outside Canada, please contact the Ombudsman at info@lloyds..ca.. The Ombudsman will also answer customer’s questions about the collection, use, disclosure or storage of their personal information by such Lloyd’s service providers..

Further information about Lloyd’s personal information protection policy may be obtained from the customer’s broker or by contacting Lloyd’s on: 514 861 8361, 1 877 455 6937, or through info@lloyds..ca..

Code of Consumer Rights & Responsibilities

Insurance companies selling home, auto and business insurance are committed to protecting your rights. These include the right to be informed fully, to be treated with respect, to timely claims handling and complaint resolution, and to privacy.

Insurance is a two-way contract, and you have a role to play. You are responsible for understanding your needs, asking questions and providing accurate, up-to-date information to your insurer. For more information about your role, speak to your insurance representative and read your policy.

Right to Be Informed

You have the right to an easy-to-understand explanation of how insurance works and how insurers calculate price based on relevant facts.. You can expect to access clear information about your policy, your coverage and the claims settlement process.. Under normal circumstances,insurers will advise an insurance customer of changes to, or the cancellation of, a policy at least 30 days prior to the expiration of the policy.. Your insurer is required to provide you with the renewal terms of your policy at least 30 days prior to the expiration of the policy..

You have the right to know how your broker or agent is compensated, and if they have any conflicts of interest..

Right to Timely and Transparent Claims Handling

You can expect qualified staff to respond to your claim in
a timely manner.. You have the right to be informed of procedures and timelines for settling your claim, as well as the status of your claim.. If your claim is denied, you have the right to be informed why..

Right to Complaint Resolution

You can access your company’s complaint resolution process.. Your insurer, agent or broker can provide you with information about how you can ensure that your complaint is heard and promptly handled.. You may also contact your provincial insurance regulator or the independent General Insurance OmbudService (www..giocanada..org)..

Right to Privacy

You have the right to understand how your personal information will be used.. All insurers have privacy statements and are subject to Canada’s privacy laws.. Ask your insurer to provide you with a copy of its privacy statement..

Responsibility to understand your needs

You are responsible for asking questions and educating yourself about your policy.. Visit www..ibc..ca for information about questions you should ask your insurance provider.. Make sure you ask all relevant questions and give your insurance provider a detailed explanation of your circumstances to help him or her make informed recommendations on what your policy should include.. This will ensure that you have the right insurance coverage..

You are responsible for making premium payments as required by your insurer.. Failure to do so could result in a lapse of coverage or cancellation of your policy..

Responsibility to Provide Accurate Information

You are required to provide all relevant information in your application for insurance and you must ensure that the information is accurate.. If you have questions about the application or policy, contact your insurance representative and have him or her explain it to you to ensure that you understand your and the insurer’s obligations..

Responsibility to Update Your Information

To maintain your protection against loss, you must promptly inform your insurance company, broker or agent of any change in your circumstances, such as renovations to your home, the purchase of a big-ticket item that may require additional insurance coverage or having a home-based business..

Responsibility to Report the Facts

You must report an accident or claim, providing complete and accurate details, as soon as possible following the accident or incident giving rise to the claim..

How to Claim

CLAIMS PROCEDURES & PAYMENT OF BENEFITS

For information on how to contact us, please refer to Contact Information at the beginning of this policy

wording booklet.

Applicable to All Claims

1. Any notices of claim or correspondence concerning a claim should be promptly sent to:

Claims at TuGo

10th Floor, 6081 No. 3 Road

Richmond, BC V6Y 2B2 Canada

2. Claims for medical, dental and trip cancellation & trip interruption can be opened online at

www..tugo..com/claims, although some restrictions apply..

3. Any cost incurred to obtain documentation required to confirm eligibility of your claim is the responsibility of the claimant..

4. Claim Forms will be provided to the claimant for completion and return to Claims at TuGo.. It is the responsibility of the claimant to complete and/or produce any documentation required by Claims at TuGo to enable them to process and confirm the eligibility of the claim..

5. All required documentation must be received within one year from the date of loss.. Failure to do so will result in the denial of the claim..

6. To qualify for reimbursement, original itemized receipts must be provided as support for all eligible expenses.. If original, itemized receipts are not provided, the expense will not be reimbursed..

7. To receive benefits, any requested supporting documentation must be submitted along with your notice of claim..
8. If the claim is the result of a death, the following documents are required:

a) A copy of the death certificate
b) A copy of the Will or Power of Attorney

c) A police report, if applicable

The claim forms must be signed by the Executor of Estate or the person who holds Power of Attorney..

Applicable to Emergency Medical Insurance

1.Claims atTuGo will submit a claim for medical expenses to your provincial or territorial government health care plan offices PROVIDED THAT the Claim Form, as well as the appropriate Provincial Assignment Form are completed in full and forwarded together with original, itemized receipts from physicians or hospitals along with medical certificate(s) from attending physician(s) within the 90 days from the date of service.. The claim must be submitted to your provincial or territorial government health care plan offices within their submission deadline.. If you fail to meet their deadline, you will be responsible for the provincial or territorial government health care plan portion..

2. Claims will not be considered unless the Claim Form is completed in full and signed by the claimant (or legally authorized representative).. If requested by Claims at TuGo a Certificate of Canadian Physician must also be completed.. Failure to provide fully completed, original forms will invalidate your claim..

Applicable to Emergency Medical Insurance and Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance

1. Only bills from physicians, hospitals and other medical care provider(s) that are original itemized and which state insured’s name, diagnosis, date(s) of service and type of treatment or service will be considered.. Only original official pharmacy prescription receipts will be considered.. For all other benefits, original itemized receipts are required..

Applicable to Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and Trip Interruption Insurance Only

1. To receive benefits, the following documents must be submitted along with your notice of claim:
a) The original unused airline ticket and/or all additional travel tickets purchased to return home or to rejoin the tour..
b) Itemized travel agency dated invoices showing full payment, taxes and premiums paid for your trip..

c) A statement from the travel agency/airline/tour operator documenting refunds provided for cancelled or unused tickets and/or cancelled or unused land and sea services..

d) If the claim occurred prior to departure, a medical certificate completed by the attending physician at the place where the sickness or injury occurred, stating the diagnosis, the date of onset of the condition, the dates and type of treatment, and the reason why travel was not possible..

e) If the claim occurred after departure, a medical certificate completed by the attending physician at the place where the sickness or injury occurred, stating the diagnosis, the date of onset of the condition, the dates and type of treatment, and the reason why it was necessary to interrupt the trip..

Applicable to Baggage Insurance

1. Lost, stolen or damaged baggage must be promptly reported (and claimed for where applicable) to the most appropriate local authority or party responsible for the care of the baggage.. Local authorities or responsible parties include but are not limited to: airline or any other carrier, hotel proprietors, steamship lines, railroad or station authorities, the police or any bailee in whose custody the property was at the time of loss, damage or theft..

2. If baggage is lost or stolen, proof of loss (copy of notice and/or police report) is necessary to substantiate claim..

3. If baggage is damaged, a written estimate to repair damaged luggage from a repair shop of your choice (if under $25, please have repairs completed and forward the invoice to us) is necessary to substantiate claim..

4. If baggage is delayed, proof of delay is required and original itemized and dated receipts for personal necessities are necessary to substantiate claim..

Applicable to Rental Car Protection

1. To receive benefits, the following documents must be submitted along with your notice of claim:
a) A copy of the police accident report..

b) A copy of the lease or rental contract..

International Assistance Services

The following services will be provided to all Policyholders:

1. Toll-free help line 24 hours a day, every day (for medical emergencies only)..

2. Vital communications link between claimant/hospital regarding insurance coverage and procedures..
3. Medical (physician and surgeon) consultative and advisory services including review of appropriateness and analysis of medical care..

4. Monitoring of progress during treatment and recovery..

5. Establishing contact with family, personal physician and/or employer as appropriate..

6. Multilingual capabilities..

7. Coordination of payments..

8. Special assistance respecting claims..

9. Management, arrangement and authorization of emergency medical evacuation..

10. Arrangement and coordination of repatriation of remains..

11. Interpretation of policy wordings..

12. Assistance in locating the nearest and most appropriate medical care..

13. Payment to hospitals and other medical providers for emergency medical expenses will be guaranteed where possible relieving claimant of credit responsibilities..
14. Travel arrangements assistance for family members..

15. Provision of medical assistant to travel with claimant when necessary..
16. In addition to physicians, hospitals/administrators and ambulance, arrangements and communications are concluded on your behalf with:
• Consulates • Airlines
• Travel Agents • Police
• Embassies • Foreign Affairs
• Tour Guides Department

17. Legal referral services in order to meet the legal needs of travellers..

To access this service, please refer to the Contact Information at the beginning of this policy wording booklet

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