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With travel booming after the restrictions of Covid-19, it’s no surprise that Canadians of all ages are chasing fun and the sun. Thousands of retirees vacation every year in places like Florida and Mexico. Commonly known as snowbirds, these retirees escape the harsh Canadian winters to head south for several months at a time. Other Canadians are back to spending time each year on visits to loved ones living in other provinces.

Being away from home can create anxiety around what to do if a death occurs while away. Bringing a loved one home can be expensive, which is why we’ve teamed up with TruStage to alleviate any concerns.

Travel with peace of mind

Should a death occur while travelling, TruStage handles all the details such as contacting a local, licensed provider to manage any travel preparations, transporting the deceased back home, and taking care of any necessary documents—including consular services if the death occurs outside of Canada. Simply pay a one-time, flat fee and you’re covered. Complete your funeral or cemetery pre-arrangements with TruStage for peace of mind.

No matter where you are in the world, we’re here for you

TruStage covers travel anywhere in the world that’s further than 100km from your primary residence in Canada—whether the journey starts in another part of Canada or abroad. Associates are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to guarantee that your loved one comes home in an efficient and dignified manner. All it takes is one toll-free phone call made by your family to begin the process.

Those who invest in TruStage also qualify for coverage so that one travel companion can accompany the deceased on their return trip home. If the deceased was travelling alone, this companion feature also covers a next of kin to fly out to the location where their loved one passed away to make funeral arrangements.

Is there an approval process?

No, there’s no approval process necessary for TruStage so that you can plan ahead without the stress of any credit checks.

How long does it take for the coverage to go into effect?

TruStage is effective immediately and has lifetime coverage.

How can I be sure that I’m protected?

TruStage, an insurance company, fully backs your coverage. Rest easy knowing this is a risk-free plan.

TruStage will provide a wallet card as proof of coverage.

Your passport to comfort

For more information on TruStage, please contact the Arbor location nearest you with our location finder.


*Please note that TruStage is not available in Saskatchewan.

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