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Travel Information

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1. Travel Within Saskatchewan

If you plan to travel within the province for non-essential or recreational purposes, be aware that there are guidelines and potential restrictions that could affect your trip.

Review the winter activity guidelines in the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan.

Occupants in a vehicle must be limited to members of the same household only. If carpooling must occur, physical distancing should be maintained as much as possible, including having people sit in the back seat, and masks must be worn. Do not travel or share a vehicle if you are ill or have symptoms of COVID-19.

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2. Travel Outside Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan continues to recommend against all non-essential travel. 

Interprovincial Travel

If you have chosen to travel inter-provincially, it is recommended you get tested as soon as you return to Saskatchewan and plan for a follow up test seven days later.

The presence of new variants across Canada means an elevated risk of bringing more transmissible strains of COVID-19 home with you.  Testing is the best tool available to protect your family, friends and all residents of Saskatchewan against COVID-19 if you have travelled.

You do not need to be experiencing symptoms in order to have COVID-19.

People who enter or re-enter Saskatchewan should self-monitor for 14 days and self-isolate at the first sign of even mild symptoms.  At this time, it is not mandatory that you self-isolate for 14 days upon your return from an out-of-province trip.  Self-isolation is only mandatory for international travel.  It is still recommended that you take all precautions and maintain a minimum of 2 metre distance with persons outside your household while travelling and upon your return.

Residents of other provinces coming to Saskatchewan (for example, to visit family) should observe all public health measures, including physical distancing and restrictions on the maximum number of people allowed to gather.

Out of Province Travel - Self Monitoring

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3. Possible Exposure to COVID-19 During Travel

Travel information related to COVID-19, including all flights returning to Saskatchewan with a confirmed case of COVID-19, are now posted on the Public Health Agency of Canada website.

Affected Flights

All passengers who have travelled on a flight with a confirmed case of COVID-19 are asked to self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days after their arrival.

All international travellers must self-isolate upon return to Canada. Travel outside of Canada is not recommended at this time.

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4. International Travel

New federal requirements for all travellers returning from outside of Canada

On February 22, 2021 new federal requirements, including mandatory border testing and hotel quarantine, will come into effect for international travellers.

Learn more about the Government of Canada's restrictions on international travel.

All travellers returning from international destinations by air (including the United States) must reserve a room in a Government of Canada-approved hotel for three nights at their own cost, individuals must also take a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival at their own expense.

Towards the end of your quarantine, you will be required to take another COVID-19 test. You will be required to stay in your place of quarantine until you receive a negative test result.

Before departure, the following requirements must be met by all air travellers:

  • Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test (via either paper or electronic proof of result) to the airline before boarding a flight to Canada.
  • Complete the ArriveCAN before crossing the border or boarding a flight.

Travellers entering Canada by air

People entering Canada by air can only arrive at four select international airports:

  • Calgary International Airport
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport
  • Vancouver International Airport
  • Montreal-Trudeau International Airport

The Government of Saskatchewan recommends reviewing the all the federal air travel requirements before travelling back to Canada. Some exemptions are in place.

Entering Canada by land during COVID-19

The restriction of all non-essential travel at the Canada-U.S. border are still in effect.

Mandatory quarantine or isolation

Consider the following before you arrive:

  • the location of your 14-day quarantine
  • how you will travel to your quarantine location
  • how you will get food, medication, etc.

You cannot quarantine in a place where you will have contact with people who:

  • are 65 years or older
  • have underlying medical conditions
  • have compromised immune systems
  • work or assist in a facility, home or workplace that includes at-risk populations, including:
    • Nurses, doctors, other healthcare professionals, personal support workers, social workers
    • First responders, such as paramedics
    • Cleaning and maintenance staff, receptionists and administrative staff, food services staff, volunteers, essential visitors to those living in long-term care facilities

You may only quarantine with people in these situations if:

  • they consent to the quarantine or are the parent or minor in a parent-minor relationship
  • you complete a form with a government representative at the port of entry explaining the consent and receive authorization to proceed

In these limited circumstances, a government representative will confirm consent.

Many travellers will be able to quarantine at home or at their Canadian destination.

Some travellers may be unable to quarantine at home or their final destination. In these cases, travellers are expected to make alternative arrangements for their return to Canada. Although alternative accommodations (e.g. with family or friends, or paid accommodation) may be suitable, the Government of Canada does not reimburse for expenses incurred for accommodations, including hotels, RV rentals and trailer park or campground fees.

You cannot quarantine in group living environments

Some examples include:

  • a shelter, group home, group residence, hostels, industrial camps, construction trailers or other group setting
  • a student residence (unless you've received prior authorization)
  • a small apartment you share with others
  • a shared household with a large family or families or many people
  • shared living spaces with housemates who haven't travelled with you that you cannot avoid interacting with

For a full list of examples, visit the congregate living settings section.

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