Coming this October, the Manulife COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan will be available to Canadians travelling in Canada and internationally, including to countries with a Level 3 Travel Advisory, the company announced on Wednesday (Sept. 16).
The policy will provide Emergency Medical coverage, including specific additional coverage for COVID-19 and related conditions. It will also include added Trip Interruption benefits in the event of quarantine.
The Manulife COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan will be available to Canadians through Manulife’s distribution channels including travel agents, brokers, advisors, sponsors, and for direct purchase through Manulife CoverMe.
In a press release, Manulife stated that it understands that some Canadians have family, business and other important reasons for travelling in-country and to global destinations – and today, more than ever before, they need specialized coverage that helps protect them in the event they fall ill due toCOVID-19.
"The pandemic has had extraordinary impacts on the day-to-day lives of Canadians, and at Manulife, our top priority remains the health and safety of our customers, employees, partners and communities. This specialized travel insurance is aimed at helping protect what matters most,” said Alex Lucas, Head of Insurance, Manulife.
The policy will provide the following coverage:
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