Ontario Staycation Tax Credit

If you are planning to ‘explore’ the province this year this tax credit may work for you. While the sums aren’t huge any money back is better than none! “To help the tourism and hospitality sectors recover, and encourage Ontario families to explore the province, the government is proposing a new temporary Ontario Staycation Tax Credit for 2022. The credit …

UPDATE – ARRIVECAN App

UPDATE – as of Dec 21st a COVID test is required for return to Canada from the USA even for trips of 72 hours or less. Please do your homework and make sure you are aware of all requirements and insurance coverage before you travel. By now most have heard of the need to fill out documentation when returning from …

Travel Advisory Lifted

from Snowbirdadviser Insurance Canada lifts Global Travel Advisory to avoid non-essential travel for fully vaccinated Canadians On October 21, 2021, the Government of Canada lifted its Level 3 Global COVID-19 Travel Advisory to avoid non-essential travel for fully vaccinated Canadians COVID-19 travel advisories are now being issued on a country/regional basis. As a result, travel advisory levels have now been lowered for many popular snowbird destinations to Level …

Canadians will have to be Fully Vaccinated…

LAST UPDATED: October 13, 2021 – from SnowbirdAdvisor.ca On October 6, 2021, the federal government announced that by October 30, 2021, all travellers age 12 years and up must be fully vaccinated to board a plane, train or marine vessel in Canada. However, the federal government also stated that it would implement a one-month “transition period” until November 30, 2021, for travellers who are in the process of being vaccinated, …

Travel Insurance

What Canadian Snowbirds Need to Know About Travel Insurance Prices Ever wonder how insurance companies determine travel insurance premiums or why premiums differ from provider to provider? We’re pulling back the curtain to give you the inside scoop. At Snowbird Advisor Insurance, our clients often ask us how insurance companies determine their rates, why rates differ from provider to provider …

MROO Retiree Benefits – Victor

Now that we are well into this COVID thing I’m sure many are wondering if any relief will come from with regards to the travel insurance premium. This link will take you to an update on travel insurance from VICTOR (MROO) and questions asked by many who are members. The following is what they have to say with regard to …