Canada’s best credit cards for travel insurance + MORE May 27th

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Canada’s best credit cards for travel insuranceThese days, nearly all credit cards include some kind of travel insurance. Like purchase protection, it’s an easy add-on to entice customers, but savvy Canadians know that not all insurance is created equal. Most travellers really only need to consider a few kinds of coverage: emergency medical, trip cancellation or interruption, and theft or baggage loss. As to which travel credit card offers the right combination of features for you—that will depend largely on the type of traveller you are and the perks you’re most likely to use.
The best travel insurance credit cards in Canada

Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card — Best for frequent flyers
BMO World Elite MasterCard — Best for medical insurance
National Bank World Elite Mastercard — Best for snowbirds and seniors
BMO CashBack World Elite MasterCard — Best for road travel

Best travel insurance card for frequent flyers
Scotiabank Passport Visa Infinite Card*

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Do You Need Loan Insurance?

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Do You Need Loan Insurance?
 
Managing debt can be a challenge. Sometimes that challenge is driven by circumstances out of your control. Critical illness or disability can put a huge strain on your finances, making it hard to pay off a credit line or loan.
Those times of distress are what loan insurance is designed for. But is it always the right choice? Depending on the type of debt, your lender and your personal circumstances, it may be the best fit — or just another option.
How Does Loan Insurance Work?
Your lender may offer loan insurance at the time of application for a credit card, loan or line of credit. You’ll have to pay either a one-time, upfront fee for the policy, or a regular premium. Insurance might cover the remaining balance in the event of death, or regular payments while you are sidelined due to disability or serious illness. Some policies may also cover you in the event of job loss.
If you don’t sign up for insurance at the time of application, you may be able to do so later…

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