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Expecting visitors on a Super Visa?

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Make sure they have Manulife Financial Travel Insurance

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Make sure your visitors to Canada have Manulife Financial Travel Insurance

What is a Super Visa?

For faster family reunification, Citizenship and Immigration Canada has introduced Super Visas for parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada.

Previously, wait times for parental sponsorship applications took up to eight years to process. The new Super Visa can be issued within eight weeks. 1

An optional benefit whichcovers the pre-paid non-refundable and non-transferable portion of your trip, should it be interrupted due to a covered event and you are required to return to your home country.

0 The Parent and Grandparent Super Visa is a multiple-entry visa for a parent or grandparent of a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada

0 It is valid for up to 10 years

0 Family members can stay up to 24 months at a time 2

Why do you need travel insurance for a Super Visa?

Applicants for the Super Visa must provide evidence that they have Canadian medical insurance coverage for at least one year for a minimum of $100,000 coverage. 3

This is where Manulife Financial Travel Insurance can help. It's always a good idea to have travel insurance when you travel, because an unexpected medical emergency in a foreign country can cost thousands of dollars.

A Manulife Financial Travel Insurance plan can help you save on these costs.

Visitors to Canada Travel Insurance

Manulife Financial offers a plan that can be ideal for Super Visa travellers: the Visitors to Canada (VTC) Single-Trip Emergency Medical Plan.

  There are two coverage levels for VTC:

    0 $100,000 coverage for applicants age 85 and under

    0 $150,000 coverage for applicants age 69 and under.

Benefits of VTC

Consider some of the many benefits visitors to Canada can take advantage of with VTC:

Emergency medical benefits:

0 Emergency medical attention

0 Emergency dental treatment

0 Expenses related to death

0 Emergency medical return home

0 Additional expenses for meals and hotel

0 Visit to bedside if travelling alone

0 Childcare expenses

0 Coverage for paramedical services

0 Return of children

0 Ambulance transportation

0 Trip Break

Plus, you can add optional coverage to VTC, available for purchase with all plans:

Trip Interruption:

This will provide a reimbursement for a prepaid portion of a trip that is non-refundable.

Travel Accident:

If an accident causes death, blindness or loss of limbs, you can receive a benefit of up to $50,000. Conditions, limitations and exclusions apply.

Please see the Visitors to Canada policy or contact your advisor for details.