As the world starts to open again, it is important to be aware of the way travel has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rules and requirements for travelling on domestic and internatinal flights can change quickly, so it is recommended to review the current COVID-19 travel policies for boarding and vaccination requirements, as well as travel requirements applicable to you based on your destination.
Boarding Requirements as per Transport Canada:
To board a flight, if you are 12 years of age and older, you must:
- Be fully vaccinated with the accepted vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson).
- Be able to provide your official proof of vaccination at any point during your travels. It is best to have a copy of your provincial or federal proof of vaccination on your mobile device, as well as a printed back-up copy in case of technical difficulties.
- Have received your second dose of the above vaccines 14 full days prior to the day you travel. If you have received your second dose and there are not enough days required before travel, your vaccination status will not be viewed as fully vaccinated.
- You must have no signs or symptoms of the COVID-19 virus.
- You must always wear a mask while in the airport and onboard the aircraft, unless actively eating.