ACV extends COVID-19 coverage to international destinations

ACV extends COVID-19 coverage to international destinations

MONTREAL — Air Canada Vacations is extending its COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan, administered by Allianz Global Assistance, to international destinations when booking any flight and hotel-inclusive package.

The plan, offered at no additional cost, is designed to cover emergency medical and quarantine costs related to COVID-19 while travelling. It was first launched in August 2020 for flight and hotel packages in Mexico and the Caribbean.

All eligible customers who book one of ACV’s flight and hotel-inclusive packages to an international destination on or after March 23, 2021 (excluding cruise and Canada packages) for travel from May 1, 2021 to Oct. 31, 2021, will be covered under the plan.



“As Canadians start to make their vacation plans for the future, safety while abroad is top of mind. We want to do our part by ensuring that travellers are covered I case of emergency medical and quarantine expenses related to COVID-19,” said Nino Montagnese, Vice President of Air Canada Vacations. “Coupled with our commitment to safer travel and Air Canada CleanCare+, travellers will have the confidence they need to book their next getaway now and enjoy a tomorrow filled with vacations.”

Administered by Allianz Global Assistance, the COVID-19 Coverage and Assistance Plan is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company, a member of the Co-operators group of companies.

For a handy FAQ about the plan click here. For complete terms and conditions click here.

For more information about the extended plan click here.

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