Students

Right for you if:
  • You’re a Canadian or international full-time student and;

  • You’re under the age of 40; and

  • You may need medical care and want help covering the costs

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    Whether you’re studying in Canada or abroad, it’s a great way to get an education and life experience.

    But what happens if you get sick or injured when you’re away? If you need medical attention it could cost thousands of dollars and you’ll quickly learn that you’re responsible for the bill. However, Scotia Travel Insurance can help you cover the cost.

    Great reasons to choose Scotia Travel Insurance1
    • Get up to $2 million CDN per policy in emergency medical insurance
    • Choose an individual or family plan2
    • Get a quick quote in minutes
    • Buy online or by phone easily

    Leaving Canada to study? Play it safe and pick up Scotia Travel Insurance before you go. That way, if you get ill or injured while you’re away, your insurance can help pay for the cost of your medical care.

    Plus you can:

    • Receive up to $2 million CDN per policy in emergency medical insurance
    • Choose an individual plan or a family plan2
    • Get coverage for the whole time you’re studying outside Canada 
    • Enjoy wellness benefits which include a yearly medical checkup and eye exam

    To qualify for this coverage:

    √  Canada must be your home country

    √  You must be currently covered under your government health insurance plan

    √  You must be under the age of 40

    If you’re temporarily living in Canada as an international student, then helping protect yourself with travel insurance is a smart idea.

    Here’s why:

    If you get injured or sick and need medical attention while you’re in Canada, it could cost you thousands of dollars. Scotia Travel Insurance can help. It can help pay for the cost of your emergency medical care so you don’t have to. Plus, you can:

    • Receive with up to $2 million CDN per policy in emergency medical insurance
    • Choose an individual plan or family plan2
    • Enjoy wellness benefits which include a yearly medical checkup and eye exam

    Plus, if you visit another country, your Scotia Travel Insurance can help cover you there as well3

    Staying in Canada but leaving your province or territory to study? Your current government health insurance plan may not cover the full cost of care while you’re away. That means if you get sick or hurt, you could get stuck paying part of the bill.

    So be smart and get Scotia Travel Insurance. If you need medical care, the cost can be covered.

    Plus you can:

    • Receive up to $2 million CDN per policy in emergency medical insurance
    • Choose an individual plan or family plan2
    • Have coverage for the full time you’re studying outside your province or territory – up to 365 days if you’re going to school full time

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