Current Travel Restrictions

Updated June 15, 2021

BC is now in Step 2 of its Restart Plan.   
  • For British Columbians, Safe and responsible travel around the province is now encouraged and we look forward to welcoming you to the Sunshine Coast!
  • For Canadians, all non-essential travel to BC must be avoided until further notice.
  • For international visitors, the Canadian border remains closed for non-essential travel, including those who have been vaccinated.  See the links below for details.

For full details about the latest Provincial Health Orders:
Click on this link to the Government of BC’s response to COVID-19 website page.

Know Before You Go:
Travel Updates and Information

Read important updates on BC travel.

Read updates on the Canadian border and international travel advisories and restrictions.

Read updates on BC Ferries schedules and procedures. It is advisable to make a reservation for BC Ferries to get to and from the Sunshine Coast.

Read important updates from BC Parks.

Read important Air Quality Advisories

It is important to acknowledge that we’re all visitors on the traditional territories of the Tla’amin, Klahoose, shíshálh, and Skwxwú7mesh nations. Anytime you are exploring the Sunshine Coast, please remember to be safe, responsible, and respectful.

Know Before You Go: How To Explore Safely and Responsibly During COVID-19

While we welcome visitors and are happy to have you back, we ask that you continue to follow all Provincial Health Officer COVID safety guidelines and respect the safety procedures enacted by the businesses you visit:

  • Do not travel if you are sick
  • Practice 2 metres (6ft) physical distancing wherever possible
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Wear a mask in indoor public settings and retail stores
  • Plan ahead and book activities, accommodation and experiences in advance
  • Adhere to any local closures or restricted access to communities

Follow the direction of the Provincial Health Officer and keep up to date on changing guidelines and regulations. If you would like to know how local businesses are keeping customers safe, check their website, social media, or give them a call to inquire.

Check our our blogpost: Tips for Safe & Responsible Travel on the Sunshine Coast this Summer

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