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Automatic Extension Information

At no extra cost, Travel Health and Travel Accident benefits will be extended for up to 72 hours after the scheduled return date in the following circumstances:

  • If due to a medical emergency you are hospitalized as an in-patient on your last day of coverage, (as determined by the dates indicated on your Travel Plans application) your benefits will remain in force throughout the period of hospitalization. The 72 hours begins following your discharge from hospital.
  • If your return is delayed due to the fault of the carrier in which you are a fare-paying passenger, the automatic extension applies.

Note: A claim under this benefit must be supported by a letter from the transportation authority confirming the period of delay.

The information on this page is for reference only. For complete coverage details, please refer to the Terms and Provisions. In the event of any difference between the terms here and those of the Terms and Provisions, the terms of the provisions shall prevail.