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CDC Warns Americans: Avoid All Travel To Canada, Even If You’re Vaccinated

The Center For Disease Control (CDC) has updated its travel warning for Canada to include vaccinated travelers over concerns of the new Covid-19 variants spreading in the country. While the warning has been in place for months, it was updated to include vaccinated travelers. “Because of the current situation in Canada even fully vaccinated travelers may …

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Arrivals in Canada Drop 55% Following Hotel Quarantine Requirement

Meanwhile, land travel climbed 8.9% in the same time frame, despite current border restrictions, equaling 546,083 travelers by land. Notably, the hotel quarantine is not imposed upon travelers entering through the land border.  In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, Canada shut its air and land borders to nonessential travel during the onset …

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Canadian Airlines Betting on Travel Restart May 1

The expiry for Canada’s sunny destination flight ban is quickly approaching on April 30, 2021, which has Canadian airlines crossing their fingers for international travel resuming as early as May 1st.   On January 31, 2021 Canada adopted one of the strictest border entry restriction procedures in the world by effectively shutting down all inbound …

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U.S. Extends Canadian and Mexican Land Border Restrictions

At the height of the pandemic, borders between nations were closed, restricted or tightened on an almost weekly basis, in response to growths in cases, variants being detected and fear of the virus spreading out of control. Whilst we are starting to see many of the restrictions slowly being eased back to normal, there are …

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US Extends Land Border Travel Restrictions

Whilst we are now a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, restrictions imposed across the world show no sign of slowing down. Instead of opening up, many countries instead doubling down on their existing restrictions in order to try and prevent the spread of the more easily transmitted Covid-19 variants that have plagued many countries around …

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List of Canada’s Quarantine Hotels and Pricing Guide

The government of Canada has finally released the list of hotels that travelers will be required to stay in for 3 days upon their return to Canada. However, like most of the recent travel announcements made by officials, the information still remains incomplete and much confusion in the actual booking process has returning Canadians frustrated. …

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WestJet Suspends Routes to Four Canadian Cities

Sweeping government restrictions relating to travel have sternly impeded operations of Canadian airline carriers. In the most recent development, Calgary-based WestJet has announced it will be moving to temporarily suspend the services for four routes. Destination cities which will be affected are St. John’s N.L, London Ontario, and Lloydminster and Medicine Hat in Alberta. Route suspensions are …

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WestJet says Air Canada Takeover Of Air Transat Will Result In Higher Fares

Last week’s governmental approval of Air Canada’s proposed bid to acquire rival Air Transat for $190 million did not sit well with others in the industry, particularly WestJet. The President and CEO of the Calgary-based carrier, Edward Sims, expressed his disdain of the approval in a blog post released late last week. Sims alleged that …

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Royal Caribbean Won’t Cancel Cruises Depsite Canada’s Ban

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused havoc with travel plans for the best part of a year now, with millions of travelers forced to admit defeat and cancel trips that had been years in the making. Whilst airlines cancelling trips and facing financial difficulties may have taken the most column inches in the press, other travel …

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