Tuesday, May 11, 2021


Travel

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COVID-19 exposures reported on WestJet flight to Victoria

Three other flights to the island were also added.

Two Vancouver Island beaches among top beaches across Canada

Just in time for the nice weather! ☀️

Air Canada offers refunds for COVID-cancelled flights dating back to February 2020

You can request a refund until June 12th, 2021.
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Westjet’s latest announcement includes three new Victoria routes

New Nanaimo and Comox routes are also on the list.

Here’s how you can help one Victoria man fly to the moon

One small ‘like’ from you, one giant leap for a local restaurant manager.

Songhees Nation to launch marine trail in Victoria to honour culture

The marine trail is looking to open in 2022.

11 beautiful Vancouver Island waterfalls you need to visit

You probably should go chasing waterfalls.

Victoria International Airport awarded ‘Best Airport in North America’ in 2020

Along with 'Best Hygiene Measures'.

This all-new immersive experience transports you across the world without ever leaving Victoria

Italy, London, or even Bali - which would you choose? ✈️

BC won’t ban interprovincial travel due to COVID-19: Premier John Horgan

"We can’t prevent people from travelling to British Columbia."
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Canada-U.S. border closure remains in place until at least February 21st

The extension includes restrictions on all non-essential travel.

Travel ban from U.K. to Canada extended to January 6, 2021

In light of a more infectious mutated strain of COVID-19 detected in the UK.

Canada’s two biggest airlines offering trips from B.C. to Hawaii with pre-testing for COVID-19

The airlines say a negative test will exempt travellers from Hawaii's 14-day quarantine requirement.

Tofino, Ucluelet tourism groups ask Lower Mainland residents to stay away

After a surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the province to impose regional restrictions.

Rising COVID-19 cases prompts EU to remove Canada from list of approved travellers

Canadians were able to travel to the EU as of July 1. That allowance has now been revoked.
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Canada-U.S. border closure extended for another month

It will now be closed until at least Nov. 21, 2020.

Vancouver Island ranked second best island in North America (SURVEY)

And Victoria was ranked the 8th best small city in the world.

Victoria landmark Fairmont Empress hotel will be closed for 3 months next year

To modernize some of their mechanical systems and bring them out of the 1960s

Here’s how you can WIN a free week’s RV rental from RV Rent Vancouver...

It's your last chance - contest closes tomorrow!
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Vancouver Island resort named one of top 10 in Canada (SURVEY)

Clocking in at number 3!

9 great places to visit on Vancouver Island in an RV this summer (CONTEST)

And WIN yourself a free 7-day RV rental here!
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WestJet to resume dozens of flights across Canada and U.S. in July

They've announced 39 stops in Canada, five in the U.S. and one in Mexico
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Coast Guard asks British Columbians to refrain from non-essential boat trips over long weekend

Boaters who do choose to venture into the waters are asked to carry their own food, fuel, and other supplies

“I’m living this day by day”: Horgan responds to Vancouver Island mayors’ call for...

Around two dozen mayors sent a letter requesting harsher travel restrictions ahead of the May long weekend

Travellers returning to B.C. will be required to explain their self isolation plan: Horgan...

Those who don't have a plan will be taken to a quarantine facility

Air Canada temporarily lays off an additional 16,500 employees amid pandemic

This makes up half the company’s workforce.

Victoria residents detail return to Canada from South America, Australia amid COVID-19

How well is Canada screening travellers at the border for COVID-19?

Air Canada lays off over 5,100 people amid flight cancellations due to COVID-19

The airline will be reducing its services by around 80% in April
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WestJet releases list of flights with passengers who tested positive for COVID-19

One flight was from Vancouver to Kelowna on March 10th

Air Canada temporarily cancelling all flights to Italy due to COVID-19 outbreak

They plan to restart service on May 1st

The BC Children’s Hospital Lottery is giving away a luxury vacation in Greece worth...

The deadline to enter is this Friday! 🤞

Win a getaway for two to Seattle with Clipper Vacations (CONTEST)

Dreaming of sailing away? ⛴️
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Four Vancouver Island hotels named among best in Canada (REPORT)

Hotels in Tofino, Brentwood Bay, and Victoria made U.S. News & World Report’s list

CNN names Vancouver Island as one of 2020’s top travel destinations

Tofino and Victoria were highlighted!

Win a holiday getaway to Seattle to experience Enchant Christmas with Clipper Vacations (CONTEST)

Including 2 passes to Enchant Christmas AND a 2-night hotel stay!

These two Vancouver Island resorts are the best in all of Canada (SURVEY)

According to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Tsawwassen Mills is giving away 150 gift cards this Saturday

Here's how to score one! 🛍️

9 top travel destinations for Victorians looking for the perfect vacation

And the Ultimate World Travel Show can help get you there!

The Ultimate World Travel Show returns to Victoria this September (CONTEST)

And you could win a trip for two to Belize just for attending!

Escape Victoria’s dreary weather with these 5 quick and cheap trips

Jonesing for a vacation? 😍

Air Canada and WestJet cancel flights to US cities amidst Hurricane Dorian

The storm has claimed 5 lives in the Bahamas and is headed towards Florida today

Canada issues travel advisory for Thailand after bombings in Bangkok

Six bombs exploded at three locations in the capital city on Friday

Escape the city this summer with these Vancouver Island road trip tips

Windows down, sunglasses on. 😎

Air Canada will resume all flights to India after Pakistan reopens airspace

Indo-Pakistani tensions caused airlines to halt service to the subcontinent for nearly 5 months

Air Canada and WestJet flight fares are 15% off today to celebrate Raptors’ NBA...

A trip to the 6ix is in order! ✈️🇨🇦

Victoria named one of the best family fishing destinations in Canada

Including Oak Bay, Albert Head, and Race Rocks.
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