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

Protect yourself from fraud

March is Fraud Prevention Month. In group insurance, fraud and abuse represent 2 to 10% of healthcare costs¹. It is important to note that group insurance premiums are calculated based on group consumption, among other things. When benefits are paid following the submission of inappropriate...

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Are you a food traveller?

Are You a Food Traveller?

When I think back to trips I have taken, I may have a little trouble remembering the names of streets or places I have visited, but I have a perfect memory of the spicy tacos al pastor I had in Mexico, the comforting glühwein (mulled wine) I drank in Germany, the succulent paellas I ate in Spain...

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Christmas Vacations: The 6 Best Destinations

Christmas Vacations: The 6 Best Destinations

Finally, the holiday break is upon us! Some people love long nights getting together with loved ones during the holidays, while others decide to go on vacation. Here are some popular destinations for Quebec residents during the holiday season and the New Year.

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Choosing the cruise that’s right for you

Choosing The Cruise That’s Right for You

Between 2002 and 2016, the number of ocean or river cruise passengers worldwide doubled. Cruise ships currently represent 2.5% of hotel capacity worldwide. Choosing a cruise can therefore seem overwhelming.

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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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