Travelling to Cuba? Don’t forget your health card and a copy of your travel insurance.
Did you know that Canadians travelling to Cuba need travel insurance that covers medical expenses? The government of Cuba announced in May 2010 that upon arrival in Cuba, foreign visitors are required to present an insurance policy, insurance certificate, or medical assistance card valid for the period of their stay in the country…
Your provincial health card will be accepted as proof of coverage, but provincial health care systems usually do not cover medical expenses abroad. At most, they may cover a very small fraction of the cost.*
*Ask your insurance broker about CAPCO’s comprehensive international insurance plans or CAPCO’s travel insurance.