Snowbird Statistics « SeniorsTravelInsurance.ca

By: Seniorstravelinsurance  09-12-2011
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Snowbird Statistics « SeniorsTravelInsurance.ca

Other interesting Snowbird travel statistics cited in recent reports are;

  • Statistics Canada – In 2006, Canadian overnight travel topped the highest levels in 13 years. The number of overnight trips to the USA reached 16 million. The 2006 year over year growth rate in USA trips is 7.2 percent.
  • Conference Board of Canada – Pleasure trips to the USA grew by 16.7% to 1.8 million for the three month period between November 2006 and January 2007 over the same period in 2005.


The Conference Board of Canada also cites that nearly 85% of all Snowbirds purchase private health insurance while residing in the USA. Snowbirds understand the limitation of their respective provincial health insurance coverage and choose to protect themselves while living out of their home province.American Heath care costs have risen 8 percent in 2006 reinforcing the need to purchase private medical insurance.

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