Visitors to Canada Travel Insurance

Visitors to Canada Travel Insurance

Travelling to Canada From Another Country - Inbound Travel Insurance

Get Your Quote for Travel Insurance

Securing travel insurance is an important step in the planning process of your vacation to Canada. For many of our clients, the tour packages that we provide are once-in-a-lifetime vacations that are dreamt about, and planned for, more than one year in advance before they become reality. With long lead-ups, high cancellation fees, and the ever-changing travel landscape these days, establishing peace of mind and protecting you and your investment from unexpected events and circumstances is crucial.

That is why we highly recommend that you take a moment to receive a quote for Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance from TuGo – Travel Insurance using the link below.

Please take a moment to read the following instructions before proceeding to the form as it contains important information that you will require to complete the process:

Tips For Filling Out Your Insurance Quote:

Origin = Your place of residence
Destination = Alberta (for the majority of Alberta Blue Sky Tours guests)

Once a coverage option has been selected, you will need to click the “Add to Cart” button for each

If you are from outside of Canada seeking Visitors to Canada Medical Insurance, you may use the Alberta Blue Sky Tours / Canada Rail Vacations mailing address and phone number in order to fill out the form:

206-1400 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 3P9

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Types of Travel Insurance to Consider for Your Canada Vacation:

The following information has been provided by TuGo

Trip Cancellation and Interruption:

If you need to cancel your trip before your scheduled departure, or your trip is interrupted while you’re already on vacation, Trip Cancellation & Trip Insurance reimburses for non-refundable unused prepaid travel arrangements that can’t be recovered from another source.

With covered risks including medical conditions related to COVID-19, quarantining, pregnancy, job loss, or a death in the family, Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption protects the financial investment you’ve made on your trip.

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Visitors to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance:

Canada has a great healthcare system, but if you’re not a resident, you won’t be covered—and medical costs are expensive. That’s why the Canadian government recommends all visitors buy a minimum of $100,000 in travel insurance coverage before arriving in Canada.

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For 8+ years, TuGo has been help Canada Rail Vacations of travellers like you have better experiences.
4 Reasons to Choose TuGo

1. Simple eligibility requirements
It’s quick and easy to qualify, with no medical questions if you’re 59 or younger. If you’re 60+, TuGo’s Medical Health Questionnaire is straightforward, with only 5 questions!

2. Competitive pre-existing condition coverage
Unstable pre-existing conditions are a major reason claims aren’t paid out. Age, trip length and the stability of your condition before leaving on the trip are all factors which impact coverage. TuGo has the right coverage for your needs.

3. Comprehensive emergency medical protection
If you go to a hospital or clinic while away, you want comprehensive coverage. If you need medical assistance while on your trip,
call Claims at TuGo, who will coordinate with medical staff to get you the best treatment possible.

4. Claims at TuGo
Claims at TuGo deal with the details, so you don’t have to. You’ll have access to a renowned Claims team, with 24/7 emergency assistance. They’ll help coordinate treatment and arrange further assistance, anywhere in the world.

*Content provided by TuGo

To See Alberta Blue Sky Tours Terms and Conditions, see here: Terms & Conditions

*Alberta Blue Sky Tours/Canada Rail Vacations staff cannot legally provide advice on the purchase of your insurance coverage.

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Alberta Blue Sky Tours Terms and Conditions

1. General Terms and Conditions

Please read the following information carefully, as the terms and conditions described herein constitute an agreement between you and those who provide the service. By booking with Alberta Blue Sky Tours and making payment on a tour, you hereby agree to accept the terms and conditions of this contract. For guests who book through an agent, on behalf of a friend or through a third-party, you are hereby agreeing to the terms and conditions below.

2. Website Prices

All prices herein are quoted in Canadian dollars. Prices and information on the website are for the current and upcoming travel seasons, and are subject to change without notice. Once payment has been received, processed and an invoice has been sent, you’ll be guaranteed the price for the corresponding services.

3. Exchange Rate

Guests must pay in Canadian dollars. Please contact your bank in advance of payment for information on any additional fees that they may apply, such as Foreign Transaction Fees. We do not charge any foreign transaction fees or credit card fees. If paying by credit card, your card will be charged in Canadian dollars (CAD) and your credit card company will calculate the amount in your currency based upon their rate structure and the exchange rate that day.

4. Goods and Service Tax (GST)

All prices are subject to GST, which will be charged upon confirmation of booking. Currently the rate is 5% for Canadian GST.

5. Possible Alterations

Alberta Blue Sky Tours reserves the right to cancel, modify or alter all or any part of its services when necessary or advisable. Should this occur, Alberta Blue Sky Tours agrees to provide the best alternative available and refund the difference in price. Every effort will be made to adhere to the specifics shown herein; however, circumstances may necessitate alteration, including a supplier change from the provider listed on the website. Hence, all fares, schedules, itineraries, hours of arrival and departure, and special programs are subject to change without notice at any time.

6. Suppliers’ Liabilities

Alberta Blue Sky Tours and Canada Rail Vacations act as an agent for and make arrangements with other independent parties to provide you with travel services and accommodations. Although great care is taken to choose suppliers, we are unable to directly control them, and therefore we are not responsible for their acts or omissions. The travel services provided by these suppliers are subject to the conditions imposed by the suppliers, and their liability may be limited by their tariffs, conditions of carriage and international conventions and agreements.

7. Company Liability

Alberta Blue Sky Tours and Canada Rail Vacations, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents are not responsible for any claim, loss, damage, cost liability or expense arising, direct or indirect, out of injury; accident or death; loss, damage or delay of luggage or other property; or delay, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment, upset, disappointment, distress or frustration, whether physical, mental or otherwise, relating to the provision of tour operations, travel services, and accommodations.

8. Force Majeure

Alberta Blue Sky Tours and Canada Rail Vacations will not be responsible for the performance of this agreement if prevented or delayed by acts of God, strikes, accidents, weather, traffic, airport conditions or other causes beyond their reasonable control from meeting its terms. Nor will they be responsible for any loss or damage relating to flight cancellations or any other cancellations.

9. Passport/Visa/Health Regulations

Passports: If travelling from outside Canada (including from the U.S.A.) you will require a passport for entry into Canada and appropriate ID for all family members. Airlines reserve the right to refuse boarding without adequate ID.
Visas: Check with your Canada Rail Vacations Vacation Planner and we will direct you to the appropriate national consulate.

*Note: If you are a visitor to Canada and you are not a citizen of the USA, you may be required to purchase an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). This document can be purchased for CAD $7.00 and most applications are approved within minutes of applying. Please visit the following government site for information and to purchase this eTA: Electronic Travel Authorization.

Alberta Blue Sky Tours and Canada Rail Vacations Inc are not responsible for guests refused entry into Canada because of inadequate documentation. Single parents or grandparents travelling with children must ensure proper documentation is obtained for entry into Canada. For further information regarding documentation for entry into Canada, please contact Immigration Canada.

10. Luggage

It is acceptable for each guest on tour to bring a full-sized suitcase, a standard carry-on suitcase, as well as a small personal item such as a backpack or purse. For additional luggage and unique items such as sports equipment, please contact us to confirm space in advance of your tour.

11. Cancellation Policy for Single-Day Tours

Customers will receive a full refund up to 15 days prior to the start of your tour. Within 14 days, the tour is non-refundable. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price. A written notification must follow immediately by e-mail to

12. Cancellation Policy for Multi-Day Tours

Deposits are due at the time of booking with the remaining balance due 70 days prior to departure. Once payments are made, they are non-refundable. A written notification must follow immediately by e-mail to

13. Insurance

We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect you and your investment from unexpected events and circumstances. Alberta Blue Sky Tours does not provide travel insurance but we recommend purchasing through Tugo – Travel Insurance. For more information, see here: Travel Insurance


Testimonials / Guest Reviews

We had a day-and-a-half sprinter van (~8 people) tour after arriving in Lake Louise on the Rocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf train. The tour guide (Jake) was a former “car guy” who became interested in touring. He was fantastic, with a clear passion for geology, ecology, and about any other -ology. He knew the answer to any question people raised, spoke about it with interest and was super attentive. He was as good or better than many veteran European travel guides I’ve ever experienced.

Chuck from Minnesota

Grandmom insists upon the best planned trips for her family: teens, adults, and she is in a wheelchair. She expects smooth transitions and attention to detail. Martin and his team exceeded her expectations. Our tour guide Jake went above and beyond to help grandmom see what was happening from her seated position during the private tours which included pointing out running paths, hiking trails, a lovely Chinese Garden, and the Ice Fields for the family. Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Calgary. The scenery is in the top three of the world! Our accommodations were so comfortable with amazing views. We enjoyed cabins by the lake and lovely rooms in the Fairmonts with amazing views. Canadians know how to cook. With guidance we feasted on salmon, elk, beef, lamb, and “beavertails”, a pastry not to be missed. The teens loved the skytram letting them stand on top of the world (mountain). Grandmom in Florida called Martin many times and the team worked on every one of her requests. Even during the trip when Jake discovered Grandmom had an interest not previously mentioned, Jake took us to a hands on museum that thrilled us all.. Martin gives you a personalized dream vacation with wonderful attention to detail. Thank you.

Linda from Florida

Martin, You were so very right when you said that the Caravan tour would be great. It was! Great destinations, great guide, really good time. Your tour was outstanding! We learned so much about Kananaskis and the surrounding area. The lake you took us to was THE most beautiful site we visited in Canada. But what made your tour so special was you! Your zest and enthusiasm for your area made the tour so good. Your pride in the Canada made us happy we were fortunate to have you for our guide. From Bonnie, Rich, Bobbie and Michael, thank you very much for making our visit to Canada so special.

Michael from Toronto

A Worry-Free Banff Excursion My twelve-year-old daughter and I were going to have one free day while we were in Calgary and I wanted my daughter to experience the mountains of Banff National Park before returning home to Toronto. Moreover, I wanted to invite a couple of friends whom I had not seen in years to come along with us on an excursion to Banff. Since my friends were unable to take us themselves and I was not in a position to rent a car and do the driving myself, we began looking for a tour company that could accommodate our tight schedule and provide a stress-free trip to Banff. Alberta Blue Sky Tours did all of that and more. Very cordial and professional, our guide picked us up at our hotel right on time and took our small party to experience the awesome natural beauty of Banff. He served as both our driver and our guide, providing interesting commentary about sites and attractions we saw during the day. We had a wonderful, worry-free day in Banff. Throughout the whole trip I could relax and enjoy the scenery and the attractions we visited because our guide was taking care of the rest. I was able to treat my friend to a day in the mountains and my daughter has some marvelous pictures and memories of a beautiful part of Canada thanks to Blue Sky Tours.

Guest from Toronto, Canada

We five Australian ladies did a one day private tour with Blue Sky Tours to Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump. Our tour guide was great and made sure we saw all that was possible in the time we had. He was very entertaining, obliging and we had a really fabulous time, On the way back to Calgary our guide did a detour for us to see something he thought we might also enjoy, showjumping at Spruce Meadows. From one very happy horse loving girl, thanks

Lorrie, from Australia

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      Meet Our Canadian Rockies Tour Guides

      Our Tour Guides

      Guiding You on the Adventure of a Lifetime

      The Best Tour Guides in The Canadian Rockies

      Alberta Blue Sky Tours is owned by Martin Flanagan, who has been guiding professionally since 1995. He’s been everywhere there is to go in our beautiful country and his exuberance when sharing Canadian experiences with guests only grows brighter with each year! 100% Canadian-owned and operated, we provide unforgettable Canadian vacations for our clients.

      Whether you want to see the best of Banff and the Canadian Rockies, snowshoe in Kananaskis Country, or travel off the beaten path in Jasper, we have – or will customize – the tour package you are looking for.

      What sets us apart is that we plan every tour individually – we don’t merely re-sell pre-existing tour packages. We are a small, family business that personally books every element of your tour. We take a little more time and pay close attention to detail to ensure that your tour package is exactly what you want.

      Meet Our Guide Team

      Martin Flanagan

      Martin is the founder of He has achieved the goal of turning a travel junkie’s passion into a reality of full-time travel. Martin has travelled to nearly every location in Canada and has stayed in every hotel we work with. He has been creating and guiding tours since 1995 and has personally guided over 10,000 guests in the past 26 years. Many of these guests have come back to Canada specifically to take a tour with Martin.

      Martin speaks fluent English and German and was previously a competitor in the sport of luge. After realizing he couldn’t make a career out of travelling around the world sledding down icy chutes, he figured he would stop the sledding and just travel. In his spare time, Martin likes hiking, cycling, cross-country skiing, traveling, and visiting excellent restaurants worldwide.

      Jake Pawis

      Originally from Toronto, Jake has been living in the Canadian Rockies for the past few years. Now calling Canmore home, just 20 minutes from Banff, he spends his time skiing, rafting, biking, and hiking in the outdoor playground that is the Rockies. Having always been an outdoor person, Jake left a career in the automotive business and jumped full-on into the guiding and tourism world. He hopes to share his passion and enjoyment of the outdoors with others.

      Building on skills developed from years of leading personal trips, he attended a guiding and naturalist course near Ontario’s beautiful Algonquin Park and has been lucky enough to lead trips over land, water, and snow. After trading the endless lakes of Ontario for the lofty heights of Alberta he has had the opportunity to work closely with the Parks Services in the province and has become very familiar with the best highlights of the area for people from all different walks of life.

      Neil Zeller

      Neil grew up in Saskatchewan but claims Western Canada as his own. Working in a corporate setting for 15 years, he had a mid-life creative and chose to build a photography business 10 years ago. Now a decade later and he is regarded as one of Alberta’s best photographers and guides. He enjoys showing people his backyard, with the Alberta Prairies, the Foothills, and the Rocky Mountains as his greatest inspirations.

      Traveling all the backroads and main highways with his wife and son, Neil has honed his appreciation of this part of the world and counts ‘showing off’ this area as his absolute favorite thing to do professionally. Neil loves to help folks make the best of their time here by giving them positive memories for a lifetime!

      Many of the pictures you will see on our site were taken by Neil. You can see Neil’s collection of work here: Neil Zeller Photography

      Julian Perez De Camino

      After travelling the world for years, Julian met his wife Jen and decided to settle near Banff National Park in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There, he worked as lead guide and sales manager with a leading travel company showcasing Canada, to the Spanish market. Julián started his journey with Canada Rail Vacations as our guide in 2013. He is one of the most knowledgeable guides in Canada and his “on-the-ground” experience helps make our clients’ trips even smoother.

      Originally from Spain, Julian is fluent in English and Spanish. He was raised between Madrid and the little ski town of Jaca in the Pyrenees. In his personal time, he is skiing every possible powder run he can find.