Insurance

5 Travel Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

5 Travel Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

When it comes to our vacation plans, many of us spend hours researching flights, accommodations, and what we’ll do when we arrive. However, quite often we forget a few small things that could easily derail our travel plans. Here are the top travel mistakes you can make and how you can avoid them. Not checking…

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What is Term Life Insurance?

If you’ve recently bought a home, had a baby, or started caring for an aging parent, you might be wondering if it’s time to buy life insurance. Life insurance is designed to protect your family if you die and your income disappears. Obviously, you don’t want them to struggle financially if the unthinkable were to…

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How Credit Card Travel Insurance Works When Booking a Flight on Points or Miles

Many of the best travel credit cards in Canada come with a comprehensive travel insurance package. Your travel medical insurance applies even if you book on points, but your additional travel insurance benefits such as lost luggage, trip cancellation, hotel burglary, etc. require you to charge a majority if not all of your charges to…

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6 Things You Should Know About Deposit Insurance in Canada

This is a sponsored post written by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation. This has been reviewed and approved by Moneywehave.com One of the most common questions I get is what happens to your deposited money if a bank fails? Well the good news is that you’re covered up to $100,000 thanks to the Canada Deposit…

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American Express Platinum Travel Insurance

American Express Platinum Travel Insurance

The American Express Platinum Card is one of the best travel credit cards in Canada due to its generous signup bonus, hotel status upgrades, unlimited airport lounge access and the flexibility that comes with American Express Membership Rewards. Another incredible feature is the travel insurance that comes with the card since the terms and payouts…

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What to do When You’re Travelling During a Hurricane

Every year in August and September, hurricanes form over the Atlantic. From time-to-time, these hurricanes have a direct path through the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of the U.S. causing some serious damage. If you’ve booked a vacation, you need to accept the fact that a hurricane could affect your travel plans. It is hurricane season after…

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Why Credit Card Travel Insurance may be Overrated

I love credit cards with travel insurance. They provide you with a tangible benefit that can save you hundreds of dollars year, but here’s the thing, credit card travel insurance may be overrated. To be clear, when I say credit card travel insurance is overrated, I’m referring to travel medical insurance, not travel insurance such…

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How COVID-19 Affects Insurance Policies

Two weeks ago I wrote about how trip cancellation insurance works since that was a major concern for many people, but the world has changed quite a but since then. COVID-19 has struck the economy and many Canadians are doing the right thing by looking at their budget to see where they can slash their…

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Trip Cancellation Insurance

How Trip Cancellation Insurance Works

I always tell people that having travel insurance is a must whenever you travel. Not only should you have travel medical, but you should also have travel insurance that covers things such as trip cancellation, flight delay, baggage delay, car rental theft, etc. Having travel insurance covers you in the event that you need medical…

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5 Reasons You Need to Create a Will Before Your Next Trip

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or taking your first big trip, the key to a stress-free vacation is planning ahead. But before you start packing your flip flops and swimsuit, make sure you’ve got this one essential travel item: a will. Why do you need a will before heading out on your trip, you ask?…

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