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#306542 2-Aug-2023 09:58
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Looking for a policy and notice that snow activities now require selecting in extra cover. Best deal for 10 days I've seen for 4 adults (self, spouse, 22yo, 18you student) and 1 child is about $1300 with SCTI. Quite a significant cost component of the whole holiday.


Does anyone have any recommendations/experience to share regarding Canada ski travel insurance?


Looking at the Kiwibank Platinum Visa credit card freebie international travel insurance policy wording - says it covers spouse and dependent children (dependent children are under 18 or under 25 student), has no exclusion for snow activities, and has unlimited medical cover. I have seen warnings to be wary of this insurance, but can't see what the gaps are here. Would it make sense to rely on this for self, spouse and two dependent children, and just purchase insurance for the one older kid? That would save about a grand.



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  #3111058 2-Aug-2023 13:47
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I see no mention in the Kiwibank policy wording of worldwide air ambulance repatriation... expect that would be covered by comprehensive travel insurance. Usually the insurance companies would want to cover that as it is cheaper, once the patient is fit to be moved, to fly them home in an air ambulance than to continue paying hospital care prices.

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