Everyone's heard about the high cost of American health care. A hospital stay could set you back thousands of dollars, so why risk it? Top up your provincial health plan or your company's health insurance with extra coverage such as that offered by Travel HealthProtector®.
To call Canada from outside North America, dial operator for overseas access number (oan). Canada's country code is 1.
Dial: (oan)-1-area code - telephone number
Check the expiry date for your car and driver's licences.
Arrange for a close friend or relative to contact you in case of an emergency.
Make sure someone you trust knows where to find your will, power(s) of attorney and other important papers.
If you take prescription medicine, make sure you buy enough in advance of your departure and take advantage of your provincial health plan. Bring a copy of your prescription with you. U.S. customs requires a prescription or doctor's note for certain types of drugs.