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COVID-19 Travel Updates

person wearing a non-medical mask Domestic Travel

Before your trip, please check the COVID-19 resources for the province or territory you will be travelling to. 

For the guidelines on travel in BC, please visit the BC Government's Travel & COVID-19 webpage.

International Travel

Due to COVID-19, all international flights for BC are currently going out of/ into Vancouver International Airport (Visit YVR page). 

For information on international travel guidelines, please visit the Government of Canada's COVID-19: Travel, Testing, Quarantine, and Borders page or contact your airline for assistance.

Masks or Face Coverings

Transport Canada requires all passengers to wear a non-medical mask or face covering. If you do not have a non-medical mask or face covering your airline will deny boarding (subject to change without notice).

If you have questions regarding mask requirements and exemptions, please contact your airline or visit the Government of Canada's Boarding Flights within Canada page for more information.

Passenger Health ChecksSanitize Hands

The Pubic Health Agency of Canada requires airlines to conduct health checks of all travellers before they board an aircraft. For more information, please view the Government of Canada Process for Health Check and Face Covering Verification website, or visit your airline's COVID-19 information page:

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What we're doing to stop the spread of COVID-19 Common Questions

Do travellers need to show proof of vaccination or COVID-19 test results to board an aircraft? What are the airlines' boarding requirements for travelers?

For questions regarding the requirements to board an aircraft, please contact your airline directly or visit their below COVID-19 Information pages?

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Do travellers need to self-isolate upon return/arrival in British Columbia? What are the travel guidelines for domestic/ international travel?

Please check the BC Centre for Disease Control guidelines for domestic and international travel or contact your airline.

Is COVID-19 testing available at the Abbotsford International Airport?Physical Distance 2 Meters

No, COVID-19 testing is not available at the Abbotsford International Airport. COVID-19 testing is a requirement for international flights only; domestic travellers are not required to take a COVID-9 test, as such, YXX has not been provided with COVID-19 testing facilities at this time. Once the airlines are offering direct international flights out of Abbotsford again, this may change (depending on the regulations).

For information on COVID-19 testing for travelers and test site locations, please visit the Government of Canada's COVID-19 Testing for Travellers page.

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