Current Travel Restrictions

Updated April 26, 2021

Currently, there is a Province Wide Travel Ban. Under the Emergency Program Act (EPA), an order restricting non-essential travel between certain regions of the province is in place until May 25 at midnight. 

This includes travel for:

  • Vacations, weekend getaways and tourism activities
  • Visiting family or friends for social reasons
  • Recreation activities

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

If you are planning to visit the Sunshine Coast, here are some guidelines for exploring our communities.

  • Do not travel if you are sick
  • Practice 2 metres physical distancing at all times
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Reduce your contact in communities by bringing essentials with you
  • Explore with your family or immediate cluster only
  • Avoid large groups and gatherings
  • Plan ahead and book activities, accommodation, and experiences in advance
  • Respect the safety procedures enacted by the businesses you visit
  • 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.

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