Fully vaccinated and ready to travel abroad? You might still face hurdles – CBC

Federal government still advises against non-essential international travel

Oct 08, 2021

When the federal government announced in early July that fully vaccinated Canadians travelling abroad can skip quarantine upon their return home, some travel-starved people started making vacation plans.

But travelling abroad during the pandemic is still complicated — and not yet recommended by the government.

Here’s what you should know before planning your long-awaited trip.

Should I stay or should I go?
Since the start of the pandemic, the government has advised against non-essential travel abroad.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) told CBC News it loosened restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers because Canada’s COVID-19 situation has improved. But PHAC says the government still advises against international travel, because some countries currently have high infection rates and COVID-19 variants remain a concern.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/vaccinated-travel-canada-1.6203527

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