Annie Giguère

As the Director of Product Development and Marketing at La Capitale, Annie specializes in the development of travel and group insurance products. According to Annie, sound management of insurance costs starts with the health and well-being of the insureds. For this reason, she places great emphasis on health in the development of insurance products. This mother of two successfully juggles work, family life, friends and travel. Her secret? Planning. In the reCap blog, Annie explains group and travel insurance terms in plain language She provides sound advice, tips, suggestions and proper planning in her colourful blogs.

Articles by Annie Giguère

Best US cities to visit for a winter vacation

Best US Cities to Visit for a Winter Vacation

Winter travel in the United States has a lot going for it. The weather is less humid in most cities, so the temperature is comfortable and there aren’t as many mosquitoes. The top tourist spots aren’t nearly as busy, and hotel rates are lower.

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Hurricanes and Trip Cancellation Insurance

Hurricanes and Trip Cancellation Insurance

Hurricanes have and are continuing to wreak havoc in the Caribbean and southern Florida, causing major woes for travellers. Have you already booked your trip, but a hurricane is threatening to affect the region you’re visiting? Here are a few things to keep in mind.

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What you need to know about the new prescription drug invoices

What You Need to Know About the New Prescription Drug Invoices

Starting September 15, 2017, your prescription drug invoices must show the cost of the molecule, the wholesaler’s mark-up and the pharmacist’s fees.

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8 tips to thwart pickpockets while on vacation

8 Tips to Thwart Pickpockets While on Vacation

Getting stolen is never a great experience, especially when you're abroad. Here are 8 tips how to protect yourself from pickpockets while traveling.

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Overbooking: What Are My Rights?

Overbooking: What Are My Rights?

The reputations of airline companies were tarnished this year due to their practice of selling more tickets than the number of people.

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Medical cannabis: Is it covered under group insurance?

Medical Cannabis: Is it Covered Under Group Insurance?

The use of medical cannabis is very controversial: Some doctors adopt it into their practice, while others are doubtful of its effectiveness. Here’s why.

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Travel apps: The 5 essentials

Travel Apps: The 5 Essential

Travel apps for mobile devices are undeniably popular, and there’s a ton of them. Here are Annie's top five, our travel specialist.

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