Coming October 2020: Manulife’s COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan


The COVID-19 pandemic has had extraordinary impacts on our day-to-day lives, and at Manulife, our top priority remains the health and safety of our customers, employees, partners and communities.

As the largest travel insurance provider in Canada, we know some Canadians are still travelling within our country and to global destinations, and they need travel insurance more than ever before – and in today’s world, that includes specialized travel insurance that can help provide medical coverage in the event of illness due to COVID-19.

Coming in October, Manulife's COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan will be available to Canadians travelling abroad through our distribution channels including travel agents, brokers, advisors, sponsors, and for direct purchase through Manulife CoverMe.

The policy will provide the coverage below:

Coverage    Limit  
Emergency medical coverage not associated with COVID-19  Up to $5,000,000 CDN per insured
Emergency medical coverage for COVID-19 and related conditions after a positive test result while at destination, including emergency air transport to return you home Up to $200,000 CDN per insured
Quarantine expenses after a COVID-19 positive test result, denied entry or contact tracing while at destination $150/day up to $2,100 per person, or $300/day up to $4,200 per family

(Maximum duration of 14 days)
Level 3 Travel Advisory upgraded to Level 4 Travel Advisory by Canadian government

Up to a combined $500 CDN per person for:
– Return airfare
– Meals and accommodations

At the heart of our business are products and services that help safeguard what matters most, and we have a long track record of protecting Canadian travellers. Whether it’s a work commitment or an unexpected-but-necessary visit to see family, some Canadians and their families need coverage now more than ever before – and Manulife is here for you.

More details about the COVID-19 Pandemic Travel Plan will be announced in the coming weeks.

Note: We strongly encourage you to adhere to the recommendations of the Government of Canada and medical professionals around the world during this time.
For those who do decide to travel, Manulife supports the health and safety of Canadians by offering specialized travel insurance for COVID-19.