One in every of Canada’s largest airways is selling abroad journey even because the federal authorities tells individuals to remain dwelling through the second wave of the pandemic.
At the least two social media influencers have partnered with Air Canada in latest weeks to advertise journey to Mexico and the Caribbean.
Tiffany Lai, a Montreal-based influencer, traveled to Curaçao on the finish of December in partnership with Air Canada.
“I partnered with @aircanadavacations and @dreamsresort to point out a secure and prudent technique to journey for 2021. Every nation has completely different laws, and we felt extremely fortunate and secure to have the ability to journey to Curaçao as a consequence of their excessive covid- 19 security and journey guidelines, ”Lai posted on Instagram on Dec. 28.
Lai's instagram says she is "at the moment in quarantine".
Alberta photographer Jennifer Quick mentioned she was basking within the solar at a Mexican resort on December 21.
“What’s extra enjoyable than the proper steadiness of mountains, ocean and solar? ⛰ ☀️ Mitch and I not too long ago landed within the lovely metropolis of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the place we are going to discover (safely) for 10 days with @aircanadavacations and @iberostar! We will likely be documenting our complete expertise on Instagram tales and posts, exhibiting you an genuine and trustworthy have a look at what it's prefer to journey in 2020 / 2021 ”, posted Quick on Instagram.
The 2 ladies have revealed articles on well being and security measures taken at resorts and airports, together with testing, masks and quarantine upon their return to Canada.
Nevertheless, non-essential journey outdoors of Canada has been strongly discouraged since March, when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic started. As of Wednesday (January 6) morning, 618,646 individuals in Canada have been contaminated with the virus and not less than 16,233 have died from it. A lot of the nation, together with Alberta and Quebec, is below strict lockdowns to sluggish the unfold of the virus.
"Now shouldn’t be the time to go on trip overseas," Overseas Minister François-Philippe Champagne mentioned at a Wednesday morning press convention during which officers launched new pre-flight COVID testing necessities for returning aircraft passengers. All non-essential vacationers should additionally quarantine for 14 days on arrival, no matter take a look at outcomes.
Air Canada didn’t return a request for remark by the deadline.
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