Winnipeg Woman’s Death in Punta Cana Underscores Need for Travel Insurance

Posted on 03/02/2019 | About Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The tragic death of a 26-year-old woman while on vacation in the Dominican Republic has been complicated by a lack of travel insurance.

As a result, the already suffering family could be on the hook for more than $10,000 to cover medical bills and funeral costs, while also dealing with the complex regulations governing the repatriation of her body to Canada.