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Monday - Friday: 9am-4:30pm

Closed for Lunch: 12-1pm

The ISS office will be closed on Monday, June 24 for the provincial holiday.

 

 

Travel

 

Am I covered by IHI while travelling?

 

 

LOCATION OF TRAVEL

PURPOSE AND DURATION OF TRAVEL

 

Outside of Canada

Outside Quebec in Canada

Leisure: 4 consecutive weeks or less per trip

 

Yes, emergency medical expenses and hospitalization.**

Yes, for all services specified in the Blue Cross contract.***

Country of origin and/or Leisure trip more than 4 consecutive weeks per trip

 

Limited, hospitalization only.*

Yes, for all services specified in the Blue Cross contract.***

Study Away Program: Any Duration

 

Yes, if you complete a request for extended International Health Insurance (outside of Canada).

Yes, if you complete a request for extended International Health Insurance (outside Quebec in Canada).

*For any leisure travel or travel in your country of origin and/or for more than 4 weeks, you are only covered for emergencies resulting in hospitalization (must be admitted as an in-patient), up to $2,000 CAD funds per day for all services combined as specified in the Blue Cross contract. In this case we recommend that you obtain additional travel insurance through Quebec Blue Cross website https://qc.bluecross.ca/travel-insurance or by phone at 514-906-4923.

**The insured can make many trips during a given contract year, for a maximum duration of 4 consecutive weeks per trip. The insured must return to Quebec between each trip to be eligible for an additional 4 consecutive weeks travel coverage. Please note that there is an overall maximum reimbursement of $1,000,000 per insured, per lifetime for leisure travel benefits. For complete details of Worldwide Travel Assistance and eligible expenses under the Travel Benefit, please refer to Blue Cross’s Travel Benefit brochure.

*** See page 8 of the IHI handbook for instructions regarding hospitalization outside Quebec in Canada.