Suspension of University-sponsored Travel

Covid 19

Travel suspension reminder

University-sponsored travel continues to be suspended until further notice. Deans and unit heads (AVP level or above) may grant exemptions for mission-critical, time-sensitive activities within Canada, as well as select international activities.  

All authorized travel must be arranged through McGill’s official travel management company.

Please see link below for more details.

COVID-19 Updates

New requirements for travel to Canada

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.

Out-of-country medical insurance when travelling on University business is an eligible expense if not covered by the University’s supplemental health plan. The original paper receipt or printed electronic invoice is required.

 

Insurance

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McGill's Supplemental Health Plan, Emergency Travel Assistance provides you and your dependents with emergency coverage

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McGill’s Risk Management and Insurance Unit strongly recommend the purchase of both 3rd Party Liability and Collision/Loss Damage Waiver insurance from the rental company

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The purchase of airfare cancellation insurance is recommended and reimbursable by the University

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McGill Emergency Travel Health Insurance - for McGillians is covered by McGill Supplemental Health Plan

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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