We receive tour inquiries from Japanese guests staying at VISA, students living in Canada, and those staying at Working Holiday VISA. Traveling on Canadian domestic flights such as Whitehorse and Canadian Rockies is also possible if you have a vaccine certificate ☆
It's been a few years since the "Black Friday Sale" has penetrated Canada.
Originally it was the day of a big sale in the United States, so I used to go shopping from Vancouver across the border to the United States for this sale.
Shopping is fun, but in downtown Vancouver and residential areas, the Christmas atmosphere is gradually emerging ☆
The illuminations of the Capilano Suspension Bridge started this weekend. Next, the illuminations at the Bandhusen Botanical Garden will start on November 26th this weekend ♪
In both cases, advance reservations are required and the number of people is limited.
Canada currently accepts international flights at 10 airports, but it has been decided that the following 8 airports will be added from November 30th.
St. John's (YYT)
Passengers over the age of 12 will be required to certify the completion of two doses of the new coronavirus vaccine from October 30th.
◎ Air: Canada's domestic flights, Canada's US and international flights ◎ Land: VIA Rail, Rocky Mountaineer ◎ Sea: Cruise ships that sail for 24 hours or more (exempt from regular ships such as BC Ferries)
There is a grace period until November 30th, and even if you have not been vaccinated, you can ride if you have a negative PCR test received within 72 hours before departure.
In British Columbia, where Vancouver is located, the BC Vaccine Card, which certifies vaccination against the new coronavirus, was introduced on September 13.
All people over the age of 12 born in 2009 or earlier need a BC Vaccine Card to access the following non-essential services:
◎ Restaurants with servers (indoors and outdoors)
◎ Pubs and bars (indoors and outdoors)
◎ Nightclub ◎ Casino ◎ Movie theater ◎ Paid sports event ◎ Indoor concert, theater, dance event ◎ Indoor leisure class (painting, ceramics, chorus, etc.)
◎ Indoor events for more than 50 people (weddings, parties, meetings, workshops, etc.)
◎ Fitness center, gym, pool ◎ Indoor recreation facility ◎ Indoor team sports for people over 19 years old ◎ Student dormitory on university campus
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BC Vaccine Cards are not required in the following locations:
◎ Stores that are indispensable for daily life such as grocery stores and pharmacies ◎ Fast food stores, cafeterias, food courts, drive-throughs ◎ Cafes without servers ◎ Take-out of restaurants ◎ Liquor stores ◎ Hair salons ◎ Retail stores ◎ Public transportation ◎ Banks ◎ Library ◎ Chapel ◎ Election voting place ◎ Hospital ◎ Government agency ◎ Indoor team sports under 18 years old ◎ Kindergarten ~ 12 years old school children childcare, school events, activities ◎ Indoor events for 49 people or less (weddings, parties, meetings, Workshop etc.)
Vaccine certification is also needed in other states.
Starting today, September 7th (Tuesday), it is finally possible to enter Canada for travel purposes.
The condition is that you have been vaccinated twice with a vaccine approved by the Government of Canada and have passed at least 14 days. A vaccination certificate in English or French is required, as well as a negative certificate before arrival and submission of an arrive CAN.
The following four vaccines are approved in Canada.
* Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2)
* Moderna (mRNA-1273)
* AstraZeneca / COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)
* Janssen / Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S)
We held a walking tour of Gastown in Vancouver.
The customer is a family living in Canada.
The Lookout Observatory hasn't reopened yet, so we've set up an alternative location and enjoyed a three-hour walk through the town. It's fun to walk around and enjoy sightseeing from a different perspective than sightseeing by car.
Since I was refraining from going out in Corona, I was delighted that I was able to go sightseeing for the first time in a long time.
The major renovation work at Union Station in Toronto, which began in 2010, is almost complete. The basement of the Beaux-Arts station building, which opened in 1927, has been expanded about three times. It has become easier and more convenient to transfer to the VIA railroad of the transcontinental railroad, city bus, tram, subway, GO transit of the subway line, UP express of the airport line, etc. ☆
This summer, Canadians are busy traveling around Canada.
Masks are no longer required in most places, but many people can be seen voluntarily wearing masks where people gather.
The Sunflower Festival is being held in Chiliwak, a suburb of Vancouver! 42 kinds of sunflowers and 50 kinds of dahlias are in full bloom on the vast site, and you can enjoy it until September 6. Please note that the admission ticket must be purchased in advance.
Good news from Yukon Territory with Whitehorse ♪
Residents of Canada will be able to travel with or without vaccination from August 4th.
From within Canada, we are now open to the Northern Lights season, which begins on August 18th.
Yellowknife isn't available yet, but let's enjoy the Northern Lights with Whitehorse this summer ☆
In honor of 370 Team Canada participants in the Tokyo Olympics, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Torch will be lit today for 3 hours from 6-9 pm on July 23. This time, there were 225 women's contestants and 145 men's contestants, the highest number ever in the summer Olympics. Of these, 226 are the first to participate, and 40 are medalists from past competitions.
Those who have completed two doses of the new corona vaccine will be able to enter Canada for sightseeing purposes!
After 9 August: US Citizens in the United States After 7 September: Travelers from other countries 14 days of voluntary quarantine, including 3 days of quarantine upon arrival at a government-designated hotel, is no longer required.
Vaccines are limited to 4 types approved by Health Canada. Two weeks or more have passed since the second inoculation. Receive a PCR test from the United States within 72 hours before entering Canada and from other countries within 72 hours before departure of the flight, and submit a negative certificate in advance using the official Canadian government app ArriveCAN. PCR test after arrival changed to random sampling only.
You should have a place for 14 days of voluntary isolation in case you find that you do not meet Canada's entry requirements. Children under the age of 12 who cannot be vaccinated are exempt from voluntary quarantine if accompanied by a guardian who has completed two vaccinations. It is desirable to avoid group participation of children such as sports activities. When entering Canada, the three-day quarantine at a government-designated hotel will be abolished after August 9, but one dose of the new corona vaccine or those who have not been vaccinated. Still needs 14 days of voluntary quarantine. The same applies to international students, working holidays, and commercial travelers. Pre-submit your quarantine location with the official Canadian Government app ArriveCAN.