Travel Ban

Covid 19

Global Affairs Canada’s global Level 3 advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada is still in effect. As a result, all international university travel remains suspended until further notice.

University-sponsored travel within Canada remains suspended until further notice. Exceptions can be applied for through the Dean or unit head (AVP level or higher) for mission critical and time-sensitive travel.

COVID-19 Updates

New requirements for travel to Canada

As of February 22, 2021 New entry and hotel quarantine requirements in Canada have been implemented, more info here

Rules for entering Canada (both by flight and land border), COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements are frequently being updated by the Canadian Government. 

Please check the links below regularly for the latest news and developments, as the situation is continually evolving.

Airline Policies COVID-19

 Please click on the links below to see the most up to date and detailed airline policies. This information is also likely to change depending on rapidly-evolving circumstances.

Accommodations, conferences, meetings & events being paid by McGill

The University has negotiated special rates both in downtown Montreal and in the West Island at various hotels ranging from 3* to 5*.

These accommodations and conference services must be processed through MMP

The following conditions apply for room nights:

  1. Process through MMP only - other properties will not be available through MMP (make sure to enter Quebec Lodging Tax 3.5% as a line item in your requisition)
  2. Pricing for standard room - for other room types contact hotel directly

  3. Last Room availability to ensure hotel offers us all possible available rooms

  4. Free cancellation up to noon 24 hours prior to arrival date

  5. Guaranteed lowest available rate at the time of booking - if you find a lower price at the particular hotel please contact them to match the price you found

  6. Free WiFi in the rooms

  7. MOHP price available for up to 10 rooms per night for group bookings - over 10 rooms per night contact the hotel directly

The following conditions apply for conferences, meeting rooms and events:

  1. Process through MMP only
  2. MOHP price available for up to 10 rooms per night for group bookings - over 10 rooms per night contact the hotel directly
  3. Discounts have been negotiated for conference space - please contact the hotel directly with your needs (see list of participating properties for the contact name for conferences)

How to book

  1. use the McGill landing page of the hotel to check availability and pricing for the dates  - you cannot book on the landing page. Pricing also available here (sign-in required).

  2. by email to the dedicated email for reservations using booking code- see list of participating properties for the email address

  3. by phone - using booking code mention McGill - see list of participating properties for the reservations telephone number
  4. process the requisition immediately in MMP
  5. for conferences, meetings and events - contact the property directly

How to pay

Important notice for international travelers

The Government of Canada provides essential information on travel health risks and preventive measures to keep you safe during your travels. It is important to review the Travel website of Canada each time before you book your travels. Under Travel Health Notices the Public Health Agency of Canada outline potential health risks to Canadian travelers and recommend ways to help reduce them.

 

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