Canada Releases List Of 11 Government-Authorized Hotels For Quarantine
The Canadian government has declared a list of several hotels verified to organize international air travelers for the compulsory quarantine requirements.
Starting from 22 February, international air travelers to Canada need to have a COVID-19 test for arrival. After giving the COVID test, they need to wait for a maximum of three days in a government-endorsed facility for the test outcomes.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently declared that the new way to prevent the coronavirus from spreading in January. At that time, the expected cost to travelers would be near about $2000.
Moreover, according to the recent Canadian reports that the actual price cost to travelers is much lower. Two hotels situated at Toronto Pearson International Airport states that the compulsory quarantine program requirements range goes from $319 to $339 for a single person. The Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel’s estimated cost is $1,272 plus tax, which also includes complimentary food for three days and security.
These hotels are based in the four Canadian cities that are presently receiving international air travel: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal.
List of government-authorized hotels for 3-day quarantine
- Vancouver International Airport
- Calgary International Airport
- Westin Wall Centre Vancouver Airport
- Acclaim Hotel
- Marriot Calgary Airport
- Toronto Pearson Airport
- Alt Hotel Pearson Airport
- Four Points by Sheraton and Element Toronto Airport
- Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport
- Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport
- Montréal Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport
- Aloft Montreal Airport
- Crowne Plaza Montreal Airport
- Holiday Inn Express and Suites Montreal Airport
- Montreal Airport In Terminal
Instructions to book a hotel for mandatory quarantine
To book these hotels, you are required to call on these given numbers 1-800-294-8253 toll-free from North America and 1-613-830-2992 for the people situated outside North America. You also get access to make uniform requests, inquire about the pets, and directions for any other accessibility concerns.
After that, you will receive a confirmation mail through the government within four hours of booking.
What are the new quarantine requirements for air travelers?
Before air travelers move to Canada, they are required to show the negative COVID-19 test to board the plane. And they will have to get the COVID-19 test once they reach Canada. As the new way will take place on February 22, these air travelers should wait for test results in any of the recently mentioned government-approved hotels.
Once they receive the results, they will be guided to take the rest of the mandatory 14-day quarantine in their homes. At there, they again need to have another COVID-19 test in the last few days of quarantine. Testing kits and guidance will be given to the travelers before leaving for the airport.