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COVID-19 Travel Updates

COVID-19 Travel Updates

As we navigate this ever-evolving situation, we are currently working around the clock to support our members. We're focused on maintaining the service that earned your loyalty and are committed to provide you with accurate information. We have consolidated links to sites about COVID-19 below, so you can easily access the resources you need to make informed travel decisions

Government of Canada and WHO information

  • The Canada/U.S. border is closed to all non-essential travel, but remains open for the shipment of goods and key supplies. The latest border information is here.
  • The latest Government of Canada information for travel is here
  • The latest World Health Organization (WHO) information is here.
Government of Canada and WHO information

Travel Advisory

  • Travelers to Canada and in Canada are encouraged to read the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) travel health notices here
  • For the latest official government of Canada updates on travel restrictions, please visit the PHAC website.
 Travel Advisory

Flights and Border Services

  • Effective April 20, 2020, all air passengers departing or arriving via any Canadian airport will be required to have a non-medical mask or face covering to cover their mouth and nose during travel.
  • Information about procedures at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is here.
  • Information about procedures at the Calgary International Airport (YYC) is here
  • Information about procedures at Toronto’s Pearson airport (YYZ) is here.
  • Information about procedures at Montreal’s Trudeau airport (YUL) is here.
Flights and Border Services

Airlines

  • Air Canada (and Air Canada Rouge) has issued a response to COVID-19 here.
  • WestJet has issued a response to COVID-19 here.
  • Air Transat has issued a response to COVID-19 here.
  • Swoop has issued a response to COVID-19 here.
Airlines

Cruise Lines

  • As a response to COVID-19, the Government of Canada will defer the start of the cruise ship season in Canada to July 1, 2020, at the earliest. This deferral will apply to cruise ships capable of carrying more than 12 passengers. You can find more information here.
  • Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has announced updated guidelines for cruise passengers and crew in response to COVID-19. Read about the enhanced screening measures here.
  • If you are travelling to Canada as a part of a cruise, we urge you to contact your cruise line for the latest information on cancellations, changes, or other relevant information.
Cruise Lines

Rail

  • VIA Rail Canada is monitoring the situation and is posting their latest information here.
  • Rocky Mountaineer is monitoring the situation and is posting their latest information here.
Rail

Hotel Association

  • The Hotel Association of Canada is updating their information here.
Hotel Association