Kanetix Launches Emergency Medical Health Insurance Comparison Service for Super Visa Applicants

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Kanetix.ca offers Super Visa - Visitors to Canada medical insurance comparison service for people applying for the Parent and Grandparent Super Visa.

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To ease the Super Visa application process for potential visitors to Canada, Kanetix.ca has launched a comparison service offering quotes from Canadian insurance companies for the required medical insurance. Available as of December 1, 2011, the "Super Visa" offers non-Canadian parents and grandparents of Canadian residents the opportunity to stay in the country for up to two years.

For Super Visa applicants, Kanetix.ca has offered a specific health insurance destination to compare quotes for medical insurance that fits the Super Visa requirements. Applicants must purchase an emergency medical insurance policy that comes from a Canadian insurance company, is valid for a minimum of one year, covers healthcare, hospitalization and repatriation, and provides a minimum of $100,000 in coverage. Additionally, for applicants that plan on leaving Canada with the intent of returning, the policy must be eligible for returning to Canada.

The comparison service offers the following features to Super Visa applicants:

    · Compare quotes for one or two travellers
    · Coverage available for $100K (the minimum requirement), $150K, and $200K
    · With and without deductibles
    · Eligible for travellers up to 89 years of age and younger
    · View policies of competing providers
    · Purchase by phone or online through Kanetix

Kanetix's medical insurance comparison service bases quotes from Canadian insurance companies from a brief questionnaire. In as little as five minutes, a number of rates can be offered in an easy, accessible, fast and free format.

For more information on Super Visas and to receive a quote, visit Kanetix.ca.

About Kanetix

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 the Kanetix website at http://www.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.

For more information, visit Kanetix.ca or contact:

Kanetix Ltd.


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