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What you need to know about travelling during COVID – Breakfast Television Toronto

What you need to consider

  • Safety
  • Enjoyability once you’re there
  • Financial – refund policies should you need to cancel
  • Insurance – many policies don’t cover COVID-19 when travelling
  • Distance/timing 

Is it safe to fly?

Before flight 

  • Email notification 
  • Touchless check in
  • Temperature check and health questionnaires 
  • Signage throughout the airport, lounges remain restricted
  • Face coverings required

During flight 

  • Face coverings are required
  • Sanitization between flights
  • Care and sanitization kits being handed out by airlines
  • No more food on domestic flights

Where can I go? What about when I land/arrive?

  • Canadians can visit Ontario, Quebec, Sask., Alta., and B.C. without self-isolation
  • Visitors to Yukon, Manitoba, N.S., may be required to self-isolate
  • Atlantic Canada’s eastern provinces are in a bubble so they can travel within 
  • Time-to-travel.ca is great to punch in your province of residence and where you can visit
  • Where you can travel internationally, too

Your travel safety checklist

  • Triple check your itinerary and current restrictions
  • Have a plan if you have to self-isolate
  • Read up on insurance
  • Plan your health and safety plan (i.e. what will you need to bring)
  • ArriveCAN for if you’re travelling internationally 

Holiday tech gift guide: Toys, smart home, and high-tech must-haves for 2018

YOUTUBE/CITYLINE

Here are some of my top picks sure to impress even the pickiest tech-lover on your list, as seen on Cityline.

Products:

Google Home Mini, Belkin Chargin Pad, and Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Hub from Best Buy. 

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Eyeglass Cleaner, and Wand UV Sanitizer from Amazon.

3D Leap-Start from Leapfrog.

iPad Pro from Apple.

Hue Play from Phillips.

Tech Shoes from Allbirds.

Google Pixel & accessories from Google.