Travel Services

Travel Insurance

Before travelling outside of Canada, it is imperative that you have insurance coverage in the event of an emergency. Did you know many credit cards and employer benefits offer some form of travel insurance?

In the event you are not covered or would like some additional peace of mind, ECU - A Division of WFCU Credit Union in conjunction with Credit Union Insurance Services (CUMIS), are here to offer you unique travel-insurance protection. CUMIS travel insurance is rated specifically for the area where you plan to travel. Regardless of whether you're traveling for business, pleasure or attending school, you pay according to your destination. CUMIS offers competitive rates on travel insurance to worldwide destinations and provides insurance to visitors of Canada.

Key Benefits of Emergency Hospital and Medical Insurance coverage:

  • Up to $10 million for emergency treatment of an injury or sickness.
  • Emergency medical evacuation via air ambulance to a hospital in your province, when medically necessary.
  • Up to $4,000 for treatment for an accidental dental injury
  • Up to $3,000 to transport a family member or friend to your hospital bedside if you are hospitalized, plus up to $1,000 for out-of-pocket expenses incurred by them.
  • Coverage for the cost to return an accompanying family member home, when necessary

For more information about your policy, claims or service, contact the CUMIS Policyholder Inquiry Centre at 1-877-885-2847.

Doesn't CHIP card technology prevent fraud?

Although CHIP cards have drastically reduced fraud within Canada, fraudulent activity continues to rise in countries that have not implemented the technology. As a result, Canadian credit unions are taking a proactive approach and are placing blocks on countries were high rates of fraudulent activity occur, including some US states.

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