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The Latest on Europe Border Controls for Canadian and U.S. Travellers

11/26/15 • By Milan Korcok

As we have been reporting, normal border crossing rules in Europe’s Schengen Area are being temporarily adjusted by individual countries in the wake of the recent terrorist events in France and Belgium. Ordinarily, member countries of the Schengen Agreement (26 mostly European Union nations) do not require passport or visa checks for travellers crossing into neighbouring countries. Travellers from outside the Schengen Area must go through passport or visa checks upon initial entry but can then travel freely throughout any […]

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How Long Can Canadians Stay in the U.S.?

10/26/15 • By Milan Korcok

This question remains the most frequently repeated of any we get, and the answer, the most misunderstood. But it’s really not complicated if you keep in mind that the rules about how long you can stay in the U.S. are defined by the U.S. Government, not by Ottawa or the provinces. And the laws about how long you must live in your province each year to keep your health coverage are set by your province, not the U.S. Two sets […]

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A Concerned Snowbird’s Mission: Did Bob Find Peace of Mind?

1/20/14 • By the TIF Team

When we first met avid traveller and concerned snowbird Robert Woodcock, he was worried about getting the right coverage for his regular trips to the United States—and frustrated with a lack of answers to his questions about the world of travel insurance. Above all, Bob wanted...

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