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Doubly Blessed!!

Posted date : Sep 30, 2019.

Returning from our usual winter in Florida last year, I consulted my family doctor for a slightly swollen neck. Turns out that it was a very fast-moving lymphoma and before you could say Bob’s my uncle, I was in the middle of chemo.

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Travel Insurance

Posted date : Sep 30, 2019.

I will be turning 70 next year and am trying to understand the premium increase clip levels at 70 and 75?

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In Transit or in U.S.

Posted date : Aug 9, 2019.

We spend 180 days in Florida, but are considering cruising home to Vancouver via a cruise leaving Florida, going through the Panama Canal and finishing in Vancouver. Are the days on the ship counted as U.S.?

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Change in Medication

Posted date : Aug 9, 2019.

After we returned from Florida this winter, I called in to our pharmacy for a repeat on a prescription ..

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Medipac Credit Card

Posted date : Aug 9, 2019.

In your note to Peter Kuzik in the spring issue 2019, issue #110, when you stated, “We would have given the Mexican…Medipac’s credit card..

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Kudos to Medipac

Posted date : May 30, 2019.

Note: We are approaching our Early Bird Travel Insurance time, and felt that we should remind you what a few of our customers really think of us. Kudos to Medipac We had already purchased our winter insurance and were preparing to go to Yuma, AZ for the winter, when my wife fell ill and required surgery, […]

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Primary residence

Posted date : May 14, 2019.

OHIP now requires you to attest that Canada is your principal residence. We spend seven months in the U.S. and five months in Ontario. Given these circumstances, can we still maintain OHIP? Arthur Wenk Brechin, ON Response : Ed.: The CSA has lobbied and received approval in Ontario and many other provinces (through regulation changes) […]

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Cruise question

Posted date : May 14, 2019.

We flew from Toronto to Honolulu to board a Holland America cruise ship on the same day. Thirty-three days later, we arrived in Auckland, NZ. We flew back to Toronto via a San Francisco connection. How many of these days are considered being in the U.S. against our 182-day U.S. allotment. Does it make a […]

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Travel Insurance

Posted date : May 14, 2019.

My husband and I had just nicely arrived in Florida to our winter home when Peter became very ill very quickly. Medipac arranged everything, from hospital care in Florida to flying us home, and also contacted our doctor here to arrange care after we got home. After being home in Ontario for seven weeks, Medipac […]

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182-day limit

Posted date : May 13, 2019.

My husband and I bought a home in St. Petersburg in 2014 and now drive there each fall and home in the spring. My question is, if we drive to Florida and spend three nights on the road each fall and three nights on the road coming home in the spring, do those nights on […]

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