Canada will finally be open its borders to fully vaccinated US citizens on August 9th who have completed the full course of Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson vaccines 2 weeks before entering the country.
Fully vaccinated Americans will not have to quarantine.
Unvaccinated minors younger than 12 traveling with vaccinated US parents will not have to quarantine either.
All travelers will need to provide a COVID-19 PCR/NAAT test from within the past 72 hours. That will include the Abbott IDNOW test which doesn’t require a deep nose swab. I took that test from Walgreens for free before traveling to Hawaii and had my results back in just 2 hours.
Canadians must take a COVID tests upon arrival, but that will be waived for most Americans and vaccinated Canadians starting August 9th.
International travelers should be able to enter Canada beginning September 7th, but that’s subject to change based on the COVID situation.
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