Who We Are

Canadian-owned and operated for nearly 60 years, TuGo specializes in products & services that support travellers’ health, wellness and safety across Canada and around the globe. As one of Canada’s top travel insurance providers, TuGo offers 24/7 in-house emergency travel medical assistance, with support in 27 languages. TuGo recognizes the challenges and uncertainty Canadians are experiencing; that’s why we’re working to equip travellers with the services and support they need to travel again.

Platinum Club Member, Canada's Best Managed Companies

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Being recognized as a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies is a huge accomplishment for TuGo. This award is a true reflection that we’re following our mission to create value for our customers and our people. Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices through a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices.

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.

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

Today

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

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