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OPA Student Travel Insurance

Travel with peace of mind when you travel out-of-province or outside of Canada, OPA Student Travel insurance will protect you from emergency medical expenses and trip-related incidents such as cancellation, interruption and lost baggage.

OPA Student Travel Insurance underwritten by Royal Sun Alliance (RSA), provides coverage for losses occurring from sudden and unexpected events  while you are temporarily travelling outside your province or territory of residence.

How does student travel insurance protect me?

OPA Student Travel Insurance provides emergency medical coverage above the province’s health plan and other insurance you might have while you are travelling out-of-province or outside of Canada. In addition, you and your dependent(s) are covered for trip cancellation, trip interruption and baggage insurance.

What are the benefits of Student Travel Insurance?

The OPA Student Travel Insurance provides great benefits for undergrad student members and their dependents, benefits include:

  • Out-of-Country medical and trip cancellation coverage
  • 60 days travel
  • $5 million overall coverage
  • Trip cancellation-Up to $5,000 per insured person per trip
  • Trip Interruption-Up to $2,000 per insured person per trip
  • Baggage Insurance-Up to $1,000 per insured person per trip

Who is eligible for this insurance?

OPA’s undergraduate student members (years 1-4) covered under the government health insurance of their province or territory of residence will be automatically enrolled in the OPA Student Travel Insurance program. Coverage is included as a part of the membership benefit starting January 1, 2019.

Who underwrites the student travel insurance program?

The OPA Student Travel Insurance program is underwritten by Royal Sun Alliance (RSA).

Who administers the program?

The program is administered by Ontario Pharmacist Association's insurance department, which provides personal customer service dedicated to meeting the needs of members.

Who oversees the program?

The program is overseen by the Ontario Pharmacists Association’s insurance committee, a group of pharmacists representing the insurance needs of pharmacy professionals.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information, contact:
Ontario Pharmacists Association
Phone: 416-441-0788, 1-877-341-0788 option 2
Fax: 416-441-0474
Email: Insurance

How do I apply for the OPA student travel insurance?

OPA Student Travel Insurance is currently available only to undergraduate members (years 1-4) as a sponsored benefit.

How is a claim made?

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