Put travel insurance on your road-trip checklist.
"A sudden illness or injury can happen anywhere at any time, as one CAA member found out," said Luxy Thuraisingam, Director Marketing Insurance, CAA SCO. "Earlier this year, a 65-year-old man suffered a heart attack while driving to Florida. The patient underwent angioplasty and spent three days in the hospital before he was discharged and flown home. Fortunately, he bought medical insurance with CAA prior to leaving and his $120,000 USD medical bill* was covered," added Thuraisingam.
CAA SCO recommends the following tips: