Travellers Assistance

Travel assistance is a term in use throughout much of the world which refers to a service which provides help, primarily during emergencies when travelling. We hope this section will provide you with the information and resources you need to ensure your safety and confidence when travelling abroad.

Types of travel assistance programs include:

  • Retail: Many assistance companies sell in partnership with insurers or direct to consumers.
  • Credit cards: Some credit cards offer travel assistance.
  • Travel industry programs: Ticket agents and tour operators will sometimes attach travel assistance to their products.
  • Corporate: Large-scale employers sometimes work directly with assistance companies to have their own customized plans.

Useful Links
Carry-on or Checked?
What Can I Bring?
The Transport Canada Web site
The U.S Transportation Security Administration's Web site.
Canada Border Services Agency
Canadian Transportation Agency - Resolving Disputes, Code of Practices, Disabilities
Embassies and Consulates for Canada
Fly Smart - Canadian Transportation Agency
Universal Currency Converter
Travel with a Child