World • 24/07/2018
Starr Insurance Companies Announces Agreement with Travel Shield

Toronto, Canada

Starr Companies has agreed to underwrite a Super Visa Insurance product sold by Travel Shield, a trade name used by Mars Empire Group Inc. The product is designed to meet the medical insurance requirements of the Canadian super visa program.

The super visa is a 10-year multi-entry visa that provides eligible non-Canadian parents and grandparents of Canadian citizens and permanent residents the ability to visit family in Canada for up to two years at a time.

“Starr’s partnership with Travel Shield delivers real value and choice to parents and grandparents visiting their families in Canada. Our plan options allow these consumers to select coverages and policy limits that best suit their individual needs,” stated Joyce Segall, senior vice president and head of Starr’s Accident & Health North America. “With operations in 123 countries around the world, Starr Companies’ extensive global presence and world-class underwriting capabilities uniquely position us to address the needs of customers, wherever they live or travel.”

Canada chief agent and country executive, Hano Pak stated, “We are proud to partner with Travel Shield, which has provided superior service to super visa applicants for many years. Their knowledgeable agents are eager and prepared to provide valuable information about the available Super Visa Insurance options.”

For more information on eligibility, benefits, and exclusions regarding Super Visa Insurance, please visit