Away from Home Insurance


Health care can be expensive no matter where you travel.

It’s critical to purchase supplementary travel insurance not only when you leave Canada, but also when you travel outside your home province.


What is Away from Home?

CAA’s own Away from Home insurance provides worldwide emergency medical assistance with emergency hospital/medical travel health insurance.

What does it include?

With Away from Home protection, you can have up to $5,000,000 in emergency medical coverage.

There is no age restriction for this plan. With competitive rates, you can choose a plan that works best for you with our annual plan or single trip plan.

Still want more info? Contact Us to speak to a qualified expert about the best travel health coverage to suit your needs.

Choose Your Own Adventure

Plan 1 – The Annual Multi-Trip Coverage

Multiple vacations this year?

Within Canada Travel Insurance: This plan provides coverage for an unlimited number of trips. Even better – there’s no restriction on the length.

Outside Canada Travel Insurance: You’ll be covered for the first 15 or 30 days of your trip.

If you’re gone longer than that, you can buy additional coverage to top-up your insurance – to a maximum of 365 days.

Making a Claim?

For Away From Home claims in Canada and the United States, call 1-800-827-9842 or call collect from anywhere in the world 0-819-566-6365.

Plan 2 – Single Trip and Top-Up Coverage

This plan is made especially for you. It’s available for up to 365 days, provided that you get confirmation from your Government Health Insurance plan that your coverage is valid for the full period that you are out of the province.

Eligible expenses reimbursed on this plan include:

  • Emergency hospital and medical services
  • Professional services of a chiropractic, physiotherapist, or podiatrist
  • X-rays and laboratory procedures
  • Prescriptions ordered by a physician
  • Medical appliance rental
  • Private duty nursing
  • Dental expense
  • Return airfare if you should return to Canada immediately for medical care
  • Repatriation if your vehicle is stolen or rendered inoperable
  • Transportation to your bedside if you are hospitalized
  • Travelling companion’s return if you are hospitalized
  • Vehicle return if you are unable to do so because of a medical emergency
  • Return of children if you must return to Canada, using our Canada Travel Insurance
  • Hospital allowance

The policy contains pre-existing medical condition clauses and other limitations and exclusions. Please read your policy carefully to understand what is and is not covered. Contact us for details.