Things to check

Government of Canada re: Covid-19 travel advice and advisories

Your travel insurance re: cancellations and medical emergencies

Your airline company for the in-flight rules and last-minute updates and cancellation policy

Your destination’s rules on vaccination, Covid-19 testing, face masks, personal protection and social distancing

Your destination’s quarantine rules for arrival (if any)

The protocols for your hotel, including on-site doctor, restaurants, stores, services, shuttle, etc.

Canadian Covid-19 testing and quarantine rules for when you return

Your completed profile on ArriveCAN

The protocols for your car rental company

Rules for public and national parks

Rules for museums and attractions

Rules for swimming/beaches

Things to bring

Your Covid-19 vaccination certificate and/or Covid-19 vaccine passport
Any medications you may need
Hand sanitizer
Face masks
Anything you’ll need to entertain your kids
Thermometer
Covid-19 test results, if required
Food/water
The emergency phone number of your travel insurance
Travel insurance number
Emergency contact name and phone number
Healthcare provider name and phone number
Leave an itinerary and emergency contact information with someone you trust

How to put your mask on

Wash your hands with soap and water or rub with hand sanitizer

Secure ear loops behind your ears or tie straps behind your head and neck

Mold or punch the area around your nose so the mask is secure

Make sure it covers both your nose and your chin

Things to Remember

Consultation with a healthcare professional at least 6 weeks prior to departure
Covid-19 vaccination completed at least 14 full days before you travel
Sign up with the Registration of Canadians Abroad service to stay connected to Canada in case of an emergency
Be prepared for delays at the airport
Wash your hands frequently
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Keep a social distance (2-3 meters) from strangers
Some businesses may require proof of vaccination
Gyms and spas may be closed or require proof of vaccination
Prioritize outdoor activities
Avoid the 3 Cs: Closed spaces, crowded places and close contact; wear a tight-fitting mask when this isn’t possible
Don’t leave sick

How to wash your hands

This is not a vacation from hand-washing

Wet your hands under warm water

Apply soap

For 30 seconds, wash all areas of hand (palms, back of hand, thumbs, nails and between fingers)

Rinse

Dry

Smile! You have clean hands.