Extra insurance when traveling from Canada to US

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  1. Redbird234

    Redbird234 Member

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    We are having our first trip with the popup from Canada to the US.

    What travel insurance or AAA type insurance should we get? Any recommendations?

    We pay extra for trailer insurance with CAA.

    We are traveling to Boston, Maine and Vermont for two weeks if that makes a difference.
     
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    Medical
     
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    tenttrailer Art & Joyce - Columbus, O

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    I would check with your insurance agent to make sure you have coverage in the states you are traveling. Also you may want to see if you have medical insurance through the national insurance.
     
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    Since you already have CAA insurance for your trailer I'm assuming you are a CAA member.
    This qualifies you for a 10% discount on travel/medical insurance. We get Medical insurance for every trip south of the border other than perhaps Buffalo/Niagara shopping trips. Peace of mind.....you never know when an unexpected visit to a hospital or clinic may be needed and could add up quickly with very costly bills.
     
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    Snow Well-Known Member

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    Whenever we travel outside of the Country we get medical insurance. .
     
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    erich82 Active Member

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    Just look for good medical insurance. All auto insurance policies cover you in North America, excluding Mexico.
    My employer benefits cover me for medical in the USA. If you don't have benefits through an employer, just go with a company like SunLife, Manulife, Blue Cross, etc... or CAA if you get a discount.
    Injuries from car accidents are more than likely covered through Statutory Accident Benefits as set out by the province you live in (ex: SABS in Ontario, SAAQ in Qc), but could be a reimbursement type benefit.
     
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    I would call CAA and ask for their advice for US coverage.
    We have annual coverage with CAA for emergency medical which covers us both while out of province or Canada. It’s just over $200 for us both. Our auto insurance covers the trailer while towing and we have additional fire, theft etc while at the campground or home (or wherever the trailer is parked) for an additional $48 per year.
     
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    We use the AMA (Alberta) premium trailer RV package, but we also have to buy separate medical insurance. If you're over 65, it's pricy but necessary. You can get 15 day or 30 day coverage and then top it up if you stay longer.
     
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    we dont have to worry about all that .We have a hard enough time just trying to leave the driveway let alone go anywhere.
     

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