Canadian flights to Mexico and the Caribbean are banned till at the very least April 30, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced whereas implementing a brand new slate of journey restrictions.
Vacationers arriving in Canada should additionally quarantine at their very own expense in a lodge, and can bear obligatory COVID-19 testing upon touchdown at airports.
“Vacationers will then have to look ahead to up to three days at an accepted lodge for his or her check outcomes, at their very own expense, which is anticipated to be greater than $2,000,” Trudeau mentioned Friday whereas saying the restrictions, set to take impact within the “coming weeks.”
The entire value contains the value of the PCR check, safety, meals and the lodge keep.
These with unfavourable checks will likely be allowed to proceed to quarantine at dwelling however “below considerably elevated surveillance and enforcement,” together with door-knocks from authorities staff.
Those that check constructive will likely be transferred to a authorities facility for quarantine, Trudeau mentioned.
Canada already requires incoming vacationers to quarantine for 2 weeks and current a unfavourable check three days earlier than arrival.
Starting Sunday, main Canadian airways together with Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing and Air Transat, are suspending service to Mexico and the Caribbean.
“They are going to be making preparations with their clients who’re presently on a visit in these areas to set up their return flights,” Trudeau mentioned.