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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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Canada Will Now Require Negative Test for Land Border Crossing

The Canadian Government is moving to extend its testing requirement for international arrivals to now cover land borders as well.  The new policy was announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is set to come in effect next week on February 15th.  Similar to the requirements already imposed on international arrivals, those crossing the border …

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Latest Updates On Canada’s New Travel Restrictions And $2000 Hotel Quarantine

In a live press conference on January 29, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced strict measures to be imposed on Canadian travel, including the suspension of flights to the Caribbean and Mexico, closure of international flights to all but four airports, new testing requirements, and a three-day hotel quarantine upon arrival in Canada. Additionally, the …

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Canada Bans All Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Transport Canada has announced it will ban all cruise ships from operating in Canadian waters until Feb 28, 2022. The original ban on cruise ships was announced by the Canadian government in March of 2020. The newly extended ban that will last at least another year bars all passenger vessels carrying over 100 people. Today, …

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Canadian Airlines Are Still Flying To These Sunny Destinations

While Canadian airlines were banned from flying to sunny destinations including Mexico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, many other warm winter destinations were exempted from the ban. Canadian airlines will still be flying to sunny destinations including Florida, Hawaii and Arizona.   There is currently no flight ban on Canadian airlines to U.S. destinations.  Canadian Prime …

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Biden Working with Canadian Authorities to Close Travel “Loophole”

President Biden is working with Canadian authorities to rectify a travel loophole which currently exists between cross border travel between the North American neighbours.  The loophole specifically refers to the access Canadians presently have in entering the US by air for non-essential travel.  US and Canada land borders have been closed for non-essential travel since …

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Canada Warns Of New Travel Restrictions Including Hotel Quarantine

The Canadian government has warned that potential new travel restrictions will seriously impede Canadians ability to return home.  Measures could include a mandatory hotel quarantine that is supervised by police. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government will do what it takes to protect Canadian citizens and the restrictions will “significantly impede” Canadians returning …

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Air Canada Announces More Flight Cancellations

In further unfortunate news for Canadian travelers, Air Canada has announced that it will be making further cuts to its flight schedule as the pandemic continues to hit the company’s operations. The company has made the decision as further restrictions on international travel have been implemented by the Canadian government since the new year, and …

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Canadian Travelers Can No Longer Claim COVID Benefits For Quarantine

Canadians hoping to take vacations abroad over the coming months have been dealt another blow from the news that they will no longer be eligible to claim government COVID benefits during the quarantine period on return to Canada. The news comes on the back of the introduction of mandatory PCR tests for all arrivals in …

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WestJet Cancels Hundreds of Flights As New Testing Requirement Begins

WestJet has announced a significant reduction in its flight capacity as the introduction of new COVID-19 testing requirements for all arrivals to Canada continues to wreak havoc on the air travel industry. The decision by WestJet to slash its operations follows a sharp fall in new bookings and an increase in cancellations since the Canadian …

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Cuba Creates New Vacation Program For Canadian Tourists

At a time when travel rules have become the most restrictive for Canadians since the start of the pandemic, Cuba makes major changes to more easily welcome Canadian visitors without over-complicated requirements. Cuba announced two updates this week that greatly simplify the process of visiting as a Canadian tourist. Firstly, they are removing the pre-flight …

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Canadian Provinces Begin Lockdowns: What Travelers Need To Know

Canadians hoping to travel across the country to visit friends and family over Christmas have been dealt a blow from the news that the two largest provinces, Ontario and Quebec, will tighten lockdown rules over the holiday period. With just a few days to go until Christmas, the two provincial governments have decided to use …

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