KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
BC tour operators, accommodation providers and attraction hosts have implemented stringent protocols to keep visitors safe, and visitors are asked to return the favour by travelling responsibly this Fall.
Let’s do our part by following provincial health orders and continuing to support local businesses in accordance with the latest health orders.
For more information about the latest Provincial Health Orders, visit
TRAVEL UPDATES AND INFORMATION
Fully vaccinated international travellers (including American citizens and permanent residents living in the USA) can now enter Canada for leisure travel. Find out if you can enter Canada, here.
At this time, non-essential travel to and from the Central Okanagan should be avoided. The Central Okanagan Local Health Area includes Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Lake Country, and Westbank First Nations lands.
As of August 25, masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout BC to help slow the transmission of COVID-19 as BC prepares for the fall and respiratory illness season.
Starting September 13, proof of vaccination will be required in BC to attend certain social and recreational events, including indoor ticketed sporting events, indoor and patio dining at restaurants, fitness centres, casinos and indoor organized events, including conferences and weddings. Learn more about proof of vaccination, here.
For the latest information on travel to Canada including the updated federal requirements and restrictions, please visit the Government of Canada website here.
Further details on the COVID-19 situation in BC can be found at: gov.bc.ca/COVID-19.
The Province has created a dedicated phone service to provide British Columbians with non-medical information about COVID-19, including the latest information on travel recommendations and social distancing. Information is available in more than 110 languages, seven days a week between 7:30am – 8pm, at 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) or via text message at 1-888-268-4319.