There’s nothing more frustrating than not having all the documents you need for your trip. Here we give you an idea of what you need.
A passport is a universally accepted travel identification document, and it shows that you have a right to return to Canada.
Get A Canadian Travel number or you’ll have a terrible shock if you arrive at the airport only to discover your name is the same or similar to someone who is on the No-Fly List. This is the Secure Air Travel Act List, and it could take you ages to prove you are who you really are.
Saving time at the border between Canada and the United States is essential if you do that trip often. A NEXUS card will do that for you.
If you are a permanent resident of Canada, you’ll need a permanent resident card so you can re-enter your country.
Find out if you need a visa to enter the country you plan to travel to, or if you’re planning to stay for a longer period. Fees, what documents they will need, and processing times differ, depending on the country and type of visa you need.
Travel immunizations are shots travelers can get before visiting certain areas of the world that help protect them from serious illnesses. Some countries require proof in the form of documentation that you have had the immunizations.
In the old days a traveler was faced with terrifyingly enormous needles and painful individual shots for each of their immunizations. Now, pressure syringes deliver (almost) painless shots.
Covid 19 can definitely mess up your travel plans. According to the federal government, since the beginning of the pandemic, Covid-19 has infected more than 858,000 people and killed more than 21,800 in Canada.
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair, announced that non-essential travel restrictions with the United States have been extended until April 21. He says Canada will continue to base its decisions on the best public health advice available to keep Canadians safe from COVID-19.
The current travel restrictions are valid until at least March 21, 2021. Apply to travel by land, air and water, and prevent foreign nationals from travelling to Canada for elective purposes, such as tourism, leisure and amusement.
Last week, Canadian provinces began administering 500,000 doses of the version of the AstraZeneca vaccine produced at the Serum Institute of India.
Just be sure of as much as possible before you travel, you won’t regret it.