Travel insurance for “snowbirds” to U.S. is proving expensive due to exchange rate

Travel Insurance

The low Canadian dollar is getting in the way of winter travelers who usually head south to the United States. The so-called “snowbirds”, that is, the Canadians who often spend their winter months in warmer American states, are facing struggles with the travel insurance they need to ensure they will have medical coverage while they’re away from home. This high cost of insurance coverage is the direct result of the Canadian dollar, which is hitting decade lows. Not only is it now more expensive for these travelers to exchange their…

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