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Current COVID-19 travel requirements

As entry requirements to Canada and the United States are constantly changing in relation to COVID-19, please click on the below links. For all other entry requirements, non-related to COVID-19, please scroll down for more information. 

For the latest information regarding travel requirements in Canada, click here.

For the latest information regarding travel requirements in the United States, click here.

COVID-19 testing information

The Government of Canada has announced, that starting April 1, 2022, pre-entry tests will no longer be required for fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada.

If you require a COVID-19 test prior to returning home, here are some locations that provide this service. Please click on the links below for cost and full details on how to book your test. As well, ensure you check your home country’s information to book the appropriate type of test.

Banff

•    Go Rapid Test: located in downtown Banff
•    Rapid Test & Trace: located in downtown Banff

Calgary

•    Switch Health: located in the Calgary airport
•    Canadian Travel Clinics: located in downtown Calgary

Edmonton
  • Numi Health: located at the Edmonton International Airport
Vancouver

•    FastTest: located in downtown Vancouver
•   Choice Medical Clinic: located in downtown Vancouver
•   Covid Tests Vancouver: located in downtown Vancouver

Denver

•    XpresCheck: located in the Denver airport
•    Advanced Urgent Care: located in downtown Denver (various locations)

Salt Lake City

•    XpresCheck: located in the Salt Lake City airport

Las Vegas

•    UMC Express Care: located in the Las Vegas Harry Reid (previously McCarran) airport

Self-test kits

Guests returning to the US are able to take a self or home test in order to enter the US. They must take the test while on a video call with a telehealth provider. More information on the CDC requirements can be found on the CDC website. These home tests are currently available to purchase through eMed (pack of 6) or Optum Store (packs of 2 or 3) - further information on the process can be found on these websites.  
 

Passport & visa requirements

All visitors to Canada and the United States will require appropriate ID, passports, and documentation for all family members. We strongly recommend making copies of all travel documents and keeping the copies in a separate location from your originals, such as your luggage, in case of loss or theft.

Entry into Canada

Depending on your citizenship, you may require a visa to enter Canada. Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Some international travellers who fly to Canada will need to apply for an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), prior to boarding a flight to Canada. Learn if you need an eTA for entry into Canada. We strongly recommend that you check for additional entry requirements for Canada.

Entry into the United States

Depending on your citizenship, you may require a valid passport and/or visa. Please visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/ for more information. We strongly recommend that you check for additional entry requirements to the United States.

It is your responsibility to identify and obtain the necessary paperwork and visas before the start of their trip, for entry into Canada and/or the United States. Permission to enter the United States or Canada is granted solely at the discretion of Customs and Immigration Officers.

Rocky Mountaineer is not responsible for guests who are refused entry into Canada or the United States because of inadequate documentation, for other causes, or for inadmissible reasons, such as criminal driving offences.

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