Travel


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 

Top apps to make travel easier – Breakfast Television

With winter getaways on the top of the minds of many Canadians, I shared five of my favourite apps to make you travel journey easier, cheaper, and stress-free.

  1. For the organized traveller: Kayak
  2. For the budget traveller: Hopper
  3. For the active traveller: AllTrails
  4. For the city traveller: Citymapper
  5. For the carry-on traveller: “Breeze through security”

Top 2020 travel destinations – Breakfast Television Toronto

Where will 2020 take you? Maybe it’s a culinary trip to Thailand? Or a kayak adventure in Columbia? Winston Sih gives us his Top 2020 Travel Destinations with help from Scotiabank Momentum Visa Infinite Card! Plus, discover how the cash back from your credit card can go towards your next trip.

This segment is sponsored by Scotiabank.