Canada

Canada considers mandating hotel quarantine for travelers

Canada is considering requiring travelers to quarantine at a hotel at their own expense when they come into the country in response to new variants of the coronavirus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a press conference Friday that his government is prepared to impose even stricter regulations on travel than the country already has in place.

“No one should be taking a vacation abroad right now,” Trudeau said. “If you’ve got one planned, cancel it. And don’t book a trip for spring break.”

Trudeau also said he discussed “the range of options” for further travel restrictions with the

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Is international travel allowed yet? See reopening dates for Canada, Mexico, Maldives and other spots

Americans with a bad case of wanderlust may have to wait until later this summer to vacation abroad – and while some countries have announced target dates to reopen, the pickings will be slim for a while.

Parts of the Caribbean have targeted dates in mid-June for reopening from coronavirus restrictions, but Europe will lag. It will open first to other citizens of European Union plus Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein before welcoming international visitors at a later date.

At least one EU member nation has announced a target window, however: Spain‘s prime minister announced that his country will

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