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Forum: Canada
Yesterday, 8:27 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,557
Posted By FlyerAl

If you have time during your layover at JFK,...

If you have time during your layover at JFK, there are two different testing facilities at the airport:

Terminal 1 - www.adamshealthservices.com 1 hour express PCR test is $220
Terminal 4 -...
Forum: Canada
Apr 6, 21, 12:46 am
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

That looks like a Provincial Offences ticket,...

That looks like a Provincial Offences ticket, similar to the ones you get for speeding. Does that mean it gets disputed in a municipal POA court even though the Quarantine Act is a federal issue?...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24, 21, 4:24 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

The fact that AC and WS are selling sun routes...

The fact that AC and WS are selling sun routes means nothing. For the past year they've been adding routes and then removing them at the last minute. I'm doubtful the hotel quarantine is going away...
Forum: Canada
Mar 23, 21, 11:16 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,557
Posted By FlyerAl

If there's any truth to this anecdote, I think...

If there's any truth to this anecdote, I think what may have actually happened was that your relatives' friends were denied a one-way car from the rental company for whatever reason. So they took a...
Forum: Canada
Mar 23, 21, 4:48 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 28,186
Posted By FlyerAl

The Purolator packaging that came with my kit...

The Purolator packaging that came with my kit didn't have any Biohazard label on it. It was delivered to the lab the following day and the results were available two days later.
Forum: Canada
Mar 20, 21, 1:31 am
Replies: 309
Views: 28,186
Posted By FlyerAl

Being the good law abiding citizen that I am, I...

Being the good law abiding citizen that I am, I made a conscious effort to complete the test with the live nurse. I logged on as soon as it opened at 6am and I was #43 in the queue! After 45 minutes...
Forum: Canada
Mar 17, 21, 3:16 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 28,186
Posted By FlyerAl

Is it absolutely necessary to do the video chat...

Is it absolutely necessary to do the video chat with a nurse if we already know how to perform the self-swab test? My 10-day test is coming up soon and I refuse to wait hours for a live chat. I may...
Forum: Canada
Mar 14, 21, 1:42 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,557
Posted By FlyerAl

This company has a sign in the baggage claim area...

This company has a sign in the baggage claim area at BUF advertising rapid tests. You may want to call them to ensure the rapid one they offer is acceptable for Canada.

https://wnyrapidtesting.com/
Forum: Canada
Mar 12, 21, 2:53 pm
Replies: 193
Views: 13,557
Posted By FlyerAl

If it's a big concern, you can tell customs that...

If it's a big concern, you can tell customs that you're driving straight home and your (wife/husband/partner/roommate/friend/etc) will return the car for you. No one is going to follow you to see if...
Forum: Canada
Mar 11, 21, 6:56 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,407
Posted By FlyerAl

Are you in or near the Halton region? If so, PM...

Are you in or near the Halton region? If so, PM me and I can explain how to get free test results that are acceptable for travel.
Mar 4, 21, 2:56 am
Replies: 726
Views: 144,169
Posted By FlyerAl

I'd be curious to know how full the YYZ-EWR...

I'd be curious to know how full the YYZ-EWR flights actually are on Mar 6th and 7th. Expertflyer is showing wide open in most classes but the fares have been high for quite some time.
Feb 28, 21, 11:22 pm
Replies: 2,913
Views: 513,015
Posted By FlyerAl

I didn't see any announcement, but it appears...

I didn't see any announcement, but it appears that YYZ-LAX is being axed after Wednesday. I think that leaves ORD and EWR as the only options to fly from YYZ to the U.S. on AC.
Forum: Canada
Feb 24, 21, 9:09 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 28,186
Posted By FlyerAl

Wow, not even a week in and this is already a...

Wow, not even a week in and this is already a disturbing trend:

Man charged with sexual assault at Montreal quarantine hotel; woman says she felt 'helpless'...
Forum: Canada
Feb 24, 21, 8:13 pm
Replies: 309
Views: 28,186
Posted By FlyerAl

Quarantine officer charged with extortion, sexual...

Quarantine officer charged with extortion, sexual assault after demanding cash fine from Ont. resident (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/quarantine-officer-sex-assault-extortion-1.5926118)
...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19, 21, 11:48 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

I'm curious to know how these specific hotel...

I'm curious to know how these specific hotel properties got chosen. Do the owners make contributions to the Liberal party? Does Trudeau have some kind of relationship with Amex?

Assuming that the...
Forum: Canada
Feb 19, 21, 11:34 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 8,872
Posted By FlyerAl

In BUF, National Guard members carrying...

In BUF, National Guard members carrying clipboards swarm you as you come out of the secure area to have you fill out the NY state Covid paperwork. You just write on it that you're in transit. No one...
Forum: Canada
Feb 16, 21, 9:28 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

That's good to know it's recognized as a valid...

That's good to know it's recognized as a valid test. I think there's often some confusion between that test and the "rapid antigen" test, which is completely different and not recognized for travel...
Forum: Canada
Feb 16, 21, 5:32 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

If I'm not mistaken, the rapid ID Now test falls...

If I'm not mistaken, the rapid ID Now test falls under the category of a "NAAT" test. The travel.gc.ca website lists the following as accepted test types:

PCR - Polymerase chain reaction
RT-PCR...
Forum: Canada
Feb 16, 21, 5:20 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

If you fly home via a U.S. airport and drive...

If you fly home via a U.S. airport and drive across the land border, you will need to present a negative Covid test taken in the U.S. My interpretation is if you're originating in another country...
Forum: Canada
Feb 9, 21, 2:21 pm
Replies: 557
Views: 54,299
Posted By FlyerAl

They've been using a Radisson hotel near YYZ as a...

They've been using a Radisson hotel near YYZ as a quarantine camp for months now. Presumably that will be one of the hotels that they will continue to use.
Jan 30, 21, 4:46 am
Replies: 2,913
Views: 513,015
Posted By FlyerAl

There is no ban on travelling to these...

There is no ban on travelling to these destinations. From the way it's being presented, AC/WS/WG/TS made a friendly agreement with the government to suspend the flights. Presumably they will receive...
Forum: Canada
Jan 29, 21, 2:07 pm
Replies: 486
Views: 25,836
Posted By FlyerAl

I can live with this as long as the $2000 hotel...

I can live with this as long as the $2000 hotel quarantine can be avoided by flying home via BUF and driving across the land border. From what I've read they are considering some kind of testing...
Forum: Canada
Jan 26, 21, 5:46 pm
Replies: 486
Views: 25,836
Posted By FlyerAl

Assuming that "essential" goods are defined as...

Assuming that "essential" goods are defined as only food and health related, delays to "non-essential" shipments not only impact already struggling businesses but it also wreaks havoc for the average...
Forum: Canada
Jan 25, 21, 5:48 pm
Replies: 486
Views: 25,836
Posted By FlyerAl

We're hearing more and more noise from premiers...

We're hearing more and more noise from premiers about international travel, but are there actual cases of outbreaks linked to someone breaking the quarantine and running around in public?

I don't...
Forum: Canada
Jan 24, 21, 10:47 pm
Replies: 486
Views: 25,836
Posted By FlyerAl

In Marc Garneau's interview this morning with the...

In Marc Garneau's interview this morning with the prime minister's groupie Rosemary Barton, he said that the government won't rule out invoking the federal Emergencies Act to ban non-essential travel...
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