About Us

Incorporated in 1994, Golden Age Insurance Inc. began selling Out-of-Province Medical Insurance to Snowbirds in 1992. With strategic alliances with major travel insurance suppliers, Golden Age Insurance is re-branding as Travel Protect to attract to all ages of travellers.

Irene Melnick

Founded by Irene Melnick, Irene is more involved in Business Development, but still manages the brokerage. Irene obtained her Life Insurance License in 1990 after working in the Travel Industry for 6 years after she graduated from York University.

Due to her love of travel, Irene also owns a franchise of Expedia CruiseShipCenters. When not in the office, Irene is out of the country on a cruise ship escorting a group or exploring an exotic destination. Irene can be reached at Extension 10.

Email: Irene@travelprotect.ca

Jackie Smith

Jackie Smith is an Accident & Sickness licensed Agent employed since July 2004. Jackie graduated College from a Travel & Tourism Program. Jackie can be reached at Extension 13.

Email: Jackie@travelprotect.ca

Nicole Bossence

Nichole Bossence is an Accident & Sickness licensed Agent employed since July 2006. Nichole graduated from Durham College with a Marketing Diploma and can be reached at Extension 12.

Email: Nichole@travelprotect.ca