For now, anyone arriving in Canada must have proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken in the previous 72 hours and go into a 14-day quarantine. But the Canadian government is looking to find more ways to discourage international travel.
The land borders between the three countries will be closed until at least Feb. 21. This is the latest extension of the closure that has been in place for nearly a year now.
They list includes at least 18 countries in the European Union, as well as Russia, India, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Iran, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Peru.
Canada will extend the Mandatory Isolation Order and temporary travel restrictions for all travelers seeking entry into Canada from a country other than the US, until January 21, 2021. Travel restrictions for US citizens and foreign nationals arriving from the US remain in place until December 21, 2020 and may be extended at that time.
The two countries introduced month-long restrictions in March and renewed the ban in April and May. The ban is currently set to expire on June 21. It is now expected to be extended once again, until July 21.
The united States and Canada have agreed to extend their border closure to non-essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. The current agreement that was announced in April, runs through May 20.
Besides being able to redeem points for cash for double the value, Amex is also awarding double points for purchases. The Platinum Card in Canada normally earns 3x on dining, 2x on travel and 1x on everything else. With double rewards, it now means 6x on dining, 4x on travel and 2x for everything else.
U.S. and Canada will close their border to help halt the spread of the coronavirus. The measure will block leisure travel between the two countries, but trade will not be affected.