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What Canadians should know while travelling during COVID19

During such an uncertain time, it can sometimes be scary and intimidating thinking about hopping on a plane and travelling to a foreign place. Whether its right here in Canada or on the other side of the world, travel can appear scary; especially with a pandemic going on. Here's some tips and information that will help you SAFELY travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Know that the air you breathe on planes is NOT recirculated or unsafe     It is a common misconception that the air on planes is reused throughout the duration of the flight therefore making it unsafe. Many people think that you're more likely to catch an illness on a plane; but this couldn't be more...

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Rapid Testing at Airports to Replace Mandatory Quarantine for International Albertan Travelers

Rapid testing arrives in YYC on November 2 Starting on November 2, Alberta residents and eligible international travelers arriving on a non-stop flight into Calgary can take a rapid test for COVID-19 and possibly reduce their mandatory quarantine to as little as 2 days with a negative test. This includes guests who are connecting to airports within Alberta and essential foreign travelers staying within the province for at least 14 days after arrival. The Government of Alberta and Government of Canada have agreed on a 26-week pilot project that will make YYC the exclusive airport for Canada’s first quarantine reduction project that will allow testing to take place on arrival from all international destinations, to reduce quarantine to as little...

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Travelling is soooo safe, that COVID-19 insurance is free?

That’s right you heard it right. Insurance companies are willing to fork over hundreds of thousands of dollars if you get COVID-19 while on vacation and the airlines are paying for your premiums too. Now if anyone knows how an insurance company works, they know the most basic thing. Payments vs liability, simply put, can they get more money out of insurance premiums then they can out of paying medical bills for COVID-19. They clearly see the low risk to them as payouts for losses claimed will be less then the money paid to them in insurance premiums. Look at it this way. If the insurance had to pay out just one air ambulance to the max out of $100,000,...

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My Jamaica Trip During COVID-19

Now may not seem like the ideal time to take a vacation, when the opportunity became available to jump onto an Air Canada Vacation package I decided it was a great chance to really see what travel is like during this crazy time and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised.                                                   Important: Jamaica has a travel authorization form that you must fill out before arriving into the country, this form and details can be found by visiting this link:  once you get your confirmation email you must print off the copy to present at...

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