Kanetix.ca partners with APRIL International Travel Insurance on Online Marketplace

With a quick trip to Kanetix.ca, travellers are now able to compare APRIL International’s travel insurance prices and coverage options, and purchase a policy online easily. This partnership comes as part of APRIL’s continued development plan. APRIL chose Kanetix.ca as it reaches a wide-ranging demographic across Canada.

Toronto, ON (Nov. 27, 2014) – Travellers visiting Kanetix.ca who are looking for travel insurance for an upcoming trip can now compare more options than ever before with the addition of APRIL International’s travel insurance products. Travellers will be able to obtain quotes, compare coverages and purchase a plan from APRIL International for each of the following types of policies:

  • Single Trip Emergency Medical;
  • Annual or Multi-Trip Emergency Medical;
  • All Inclusive;
  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption.

“APRIL’s competitively priced travel insurance products and customer-first approach is a natural fit with Kanetix.ca,” said Chris Krug, Account Manager, Travel Insurance at Kanetix.ca. “Our new partnership with APRIL means we are able to offer travellers even more options, further solidifying Kanetix.ca‘s commitment to help Canadians shop the market and find the coverage they need at the best price possible.”

Travel Insurance for Students Studying Abroad and Young Travellers

APRIL’s youth plans are also now available through Kanetix.ca and are perfect for students studying abroad and travellers under the age of 30 who want insurance protection at a low cost. The youth plans available include:

  • Youth Emergency Medical (up to $1 million in emergency medical benefits);
  • Youth Package Plan (that can include emergency medical, trip cancellation & interruption, and baggage coverage);
  • Youth Trip Cancellation & Interruption.

“APRIL has been known as a Snowbirds specialist by travellers and industry professionals for years. By teaming up with Kanetix.ca, we want to offer the market our high quality travel insurance solutions to younger Canadians,” said Francois Morin of APRIL.

About APRIL International Travel Insurance

With more than 4,000 employees in 37 countries and over 3 million clients, APRIL Group continues to make its mark on a worldwide scale by constantly imagining new solutions to better meet existing or emerging needs. Insurance specialist for travel and expatriation, APRIL International Travel Insurance based in Canada deploys its expertise since 1990. A wider range of products and services supports and secures medically anyone travelling or residing outside their country of origin. We strive to ensure that each traveller or expatriate leave with peace of mind, guaranteed to have adequate coverage, support and guidance of the entire team of APRIL International Travel Insurance, formed with the requirements of mobility and health internationally.

We are dedicated to providing our clients with medical insurance that covers them from the first dollar of medical expenses incurred, with or without deductible, so their health is protected against all risks while travelling or living abroad. Our benefits can be customized to their profile, their needs, the sanitary conditions of their country of destination and even the local health care costs.


Launched in October 1999, KANETIX was Canada’s first online insurance marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The KANETIX comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit Kanetix.ca to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of KANETIX, connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Software as a Service team, KANETIX is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada’s largest insurance brands.

Source: Kanetix

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