RBC Insurance reminding Canadians to think about travel insurance when cross-border shopping

RBC Insurance is reminding Canadians to think about travel insurance, even for last-minute, short getaways across the border.

With the rising dollar, some Canadians will be heading south this American Thanksgiving weekend looking for deals as the holiday shopping season begins.

But that cross-border trip could end up costing more than planned if medical treatment is needed while away from home, RBC Insurance says.

“Unfortunately, accidents can happen at any time, so don't let a shopping trip end up costing you more than you bargained for,” says Stan Seggie, president and CEO of the travel insurance division of RBC Insurance. “For less than $25, you can purchase travel insurance for up to four days, to protect against unexpected emergencies that may happen when you go across the border,” addsSeggie.

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