International travel is still not recommended by the federal government, but travel fever can be hard to extinguish, even during a pandemic. Now, Air Canada Vacations is offering free COVID-19 insurance for its sun destinations to make getting away a little bit easier. The travel booking company made the announcement on Monday in a press release.\nThe new travel insurance plan is a collaboration with the German insurance company Allianz Global Assistance.\nEditor's Choice: This Exotic Depanneur Chain In Montreal Sells Drinks & Munchies From All Over The World\nThis coverage will be offered at no additional cost to travellers booking some sun destination vacations through Air Canada Vacations.\nThis insurance will cover "emergency medical and quarantine expenses if COVID-19 is contracted while travelling," the press release states.\nIt will also apply even if the government's travel restrictions are still in place.\nThe plan is "aimed at providing travellers with greater confidence to book their next dream vacation," says Air Canada Vacations.\n"As Canadians look forward to travelling again, safety while abroad is top of mind for travellers more than ever before," Allianz Global Assistance Chief Executive Officer Chris Van Kooten said in a statement.\n"Air Canada Vacations' customers can once again travel with confidence and enjoy their holiday to the fullest with peace of mind about COVID-19 related medical emergencies."\nThe insurance covers costs of up to $100,000 including medical care, accommodation costs associated with quarantine, ambulance transportation and repatriation.\nThe following is the list of destinations where the coverage provided by Allianz Global Assistance applies:\nAntigua, Antigua\nAruba, Aruba\nNassau, The Bahamas\nBridgetown, Barbados\nBermuda, Bermuda\nGrand Cayman, Cayman Islands\nLiberia, Costa Rica\nSan José, Costa Rica\nCayo Coco, Cuba\nCayo Santa Clara, Cuba\nHavana, Cuba\nVaradero, Cuba\nCuracao, Curacao\nPunta Cana, Dominican Republic\nSamaná, Dominican Republic\nGrenada, Grenada\nGuadeloupe, Guadeloupe\nKingston, Jamaica\nMontego Bay, Jamaica\nFort-de-France, Martinique\nCancún, Mexico\nCozumel, Mexico\nHuatulco, Mexico\nIxtapa/Zihuatanejo, Mexico\nPuerto Vallarta, Mexico\nSan José Del Cabo, Mexico\nSaint Martin, Netherland Antilles\nPanama City, Panama\nSan Juan, Puerto Rico\nSaint Vincent, Saint Vincent & The Grenadines\nVieux Fort, Saint Lucia\nSaint Kitts, Saint Kitts & Nevis\nProvidenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands\nAll Air Canada Vacations bookings made on or after August 31 are eligible for Allianz's insurance.\nOnly flights that take place between September 4, 2020 and April 30, 2021 will be covered by the plan.\nView this post on Instagram Are you thinking of starting to plan a trip and wondering what the rules are for each country? Well the current rules would make even Confucius’s head spin. Each country or region has different rules and even some of those recently changed. See today’s rules here below 👇👇👇👇👇 https://www.thetorontotribune.com/2020/08/11/lorraine-simpson-covid-19-international-travel-insurance-and-what-you-need-to-know/ Follow me to keep up to date on these policies and link to website COVID 19 page in bio A post shared by Lorraine Simpson Travels (@lorrainesimpsontravels) on Aug 11, 2020 at 4:03pm PDT\nQuebec-based competitor Air Transat has yet to answer Narcity Québec's questions about whether it will offer a comparable package for its customers.\nView this post on Instagram Standard fairytale sunset @torontopearson 🧚♀️ @aircanada . . #pearsonpov #aviationyyz #aviationtopia #av1ati0n #aviation_pub #aviationdaily #airbus #boeing #aviationgoals #aviationeverywhere #aviationphotography #avgeek #planespotter #owntheskies #instagramaviation #aviationphoto #avlover #aviationlovers #pilotlife #explorethenew #airbusboeingaviation #ig_airplane_club #aviationeverywhere #aviationyyz #aviationenthusiast #instaaviation #instaplane #aviationgeeks #onemoreweektogo #airwaysmagazine #flytheflag #airdaily A post shared by 🌎 Khan Aviation 🛫 (@khan.aviation) on Aug 12, 2020 at 6:38pm PDT\n"We're pleased to be the first Canadian tour operator to ensure coverage is in place for emergency medical and quarantine expenses relating to COVID-19," Nino Montagnese, Managing Director at Air Canada Vacations, said.\n"We look forward to continuing to work with Allianz Global Assistance to turn our customers' travel dreams into reality."\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Canada.