Who We Are

For over 50 years, TuGo's dedication to travellers, partners and employees, has made us one of Canada's top travel insurance providers and a Canada's Best Managed Company. Together with our partners, we've protected millions of people with travel insurance worldwide.

We understand our customers' needs and we're passionate about helping them have better experiences, providing top-rated claims assistance and customer service. We offer products and services that are easy to use and go beyond financial protection.

So here's our promise: we help—however we can, when things go wrong or you just want some helpful advice, we get you what you need when you need it.

Where It All Began

We've been innovators in the travel medical insurance business since the beginning! It all began in Herb and Georgina Robinson's basement in 1964. Since then, we've come a long way. We're now a bilingual company with a national presence and offices all over Canada. We're also a Canada's Best Managed Company, Gold Standard Member. There's a lot more to accomplish and we couldn't be more excited.

TuGo: A Brief History

1964

Herb and Georgina Robinson founded TuGo, originally Travel Underwriters

1960s

First Canadian company to launch missed flight insurance

1970s

Introduced annual excess emergency hospital/medical insurance

2000s

One of the first to sell travel insurance online

2016

  • Bilingual, national presence
  • One of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Gold Standard Member
  • 170 employees

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