From November 30 Vancouver airport requires vaccines passport to travel anywhere ?.. Could I travel by car to Seattle

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Customer: From November 30 Vancouver airport requires vaccines passport to travel anywhere ?.. Could I travel by car to Seattle and fly from there ? Then, coming back I would cross by car to re-entry Canada, what then ?
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about this?
Customer: no
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: just trying to get info which is excruciating
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Customer: my wife and I need to be in Colombia in December for 4 weeks, one of my step son is h is getting married on January first
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Debra, Expert

Hello and Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** will be working on your question today and I am looking forward to our conversation.

Customer
Need to fly to Colombia mid December through mid January. However Vancouver airport has announced that by November 30 all travellers to any destinations must show vaccines passports which we don’t have.
Customer
what are our options? Like traveling by car to Seattle for instance
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Debra, Expert

I know your question is important to you and I will be giving it the time and attention it deserves.

Sometimes responses and replies take time, so I ask you to be courteous and patient to allow me the time to type answers to you and also to others. At times I may even have to do some research.

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Are you a US citizen or a green card resident?

Customer
No I am Canadian
Customer
Forget about this I think I just spent $5 for nothing ?
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Debra, Expert

I am composing the answer now.

Customer
Forgive me I thought we we’re disconnected
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Debra, Expert

Here is the answer to your query. Please do not hesitate to ask any follow up questions related to this response and know that I will respond as soon as I can.

You could drive out of Canada as far as Canada is concerned but if you are not a US citizen or green card holder you cannot drive into the US.

So you cannot fly after November 30 unless you are fully vaccinated. It has nothing got to do with the airport. It's the federal government. You cannot board a plane at this point in time. But perhaps they will change their minds in weeks to come because none of it makes any sense. It is making people in Canada prisoners. This includes visitors whose visas will run out.

Do you see what I mean?

Customer
I see but meanwhile we need to book our flight !
Relying on hypothetical government decisions is not ideal.You are absolutely right about being prisoners within our lives.Can I ask where you are located ?Because I can drive in the US !
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Debra, Expert

I am in Toronto. You can't drive into the US unless you're doubly vaccinated.  At least that's what I read a couple of weeks ago. I was checking for someone else.

Customer
Wow
I thought we could show a negative molecular PCR test 72 hours prior...Really ! This whole thing is very suspiciously leading towards dictatorship ! Sorry to use this specific word, but it's the only one that fits our future...Are you aware if this applies to all Canadian airport and beyond ?
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Debra, Expert

Right now it applies to all airlines.

Customer
Lastly !
How about we fly before November 30 ?What are the requirements ?
And when coming back ?
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Debra, Expert

If you fly before November 30 you only have to show a negative Covid swab.

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident you can return home as of right so they can't stop you from coming back to Canada.

Customer
My wife is still waiting for her residency approval, meaning we applied last July, she has now her BC care card, she is under my private insurance plan etc...Would she have problems for
re-entry ?
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Debra, Expert

If she's not doubly vaccinated she may not be permitted to enter.

Customer
Thanks for your help
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Debra, Expert

You are very welcome.

Customer
I did review your answers… basically we’re screwed at this time as solutions are scarce or like you said perhaps this will go away soon as none of this make sense. It does feel like being a prisoner in my own Country. If you ever find a solution please contact me and we can arrange a professional fee payment. Thanks again
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Debra, Expert

If I find a solution I will let you know and you certainly don't have to pay me anything further.

Customer
Very kind of you !
However it is the right thing to do to pay a fee, even small, it's the right thing to do if you do find a solution.My wife have not seen her family for one year now, plus one of her son is getting married first of January. Needless to say we definitely need to find a solution.Thanks Debra !
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Debra, Expert

Oh no.

I hope things work out.

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Is there anything more I can help you with before I mark this question as complete?

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Debra, Expert

Thank you for trusting us to help you here at JustAnswer. If you need more clarification or have a follow-up question just reply and we can continue our dialogue. If you would like to ask me new questions please start a new post and if you do if you say “This is only for Debra” I will be sure to give your post top priority.

Although I can’t always give good news, I am direct and do my best to simplify things for people to understand.

Thank you very much!

Best wishes,

Debra

Customer
I am still trying to find a solution…
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Debra, Expert

I hope you can.

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