Global travel advisory lifted

Covid 19

University Sponsored Travel suspension Lifted

With the removal of the global travel advisory, McGill will now be able to return to pre-pandemic travel conditions, allowing for freer movement of students, faculty and staff.

Please see EOC Update and Guidelines for travel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic travel below for more details.  

COVID-19 Updates

New requirements for travel to/from Canada

Rules for entering and flying out of/within Canada (both by flight and land border), COVID-19 testing, vaccination & 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.

Emergency Travel

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

In addition to the regular emergency travel assistance benefit, staff members travelling on university business are also covered for emergency medical expenses incurred as a direct result of war, insurrection and terrorism.

This coverage is provided by the AIG Insurance Company of Canada (1-800-361-7211)

This coverage is in addition to and supplements Manulife's regular Emergency Travel Assistance benefit.

What to do in case of a medical emergency while traveling?

  • Contact Allianz Global Assistance (Manulife's emergency travel assistance provider) as soon as possible.
  • If you are not covered by the McGill Supplemental Health Plan, contact your insurance provider directly
  • Contact McGill. You are encouraged to use the normal communication channels for your Faculty or Unit for any emergencies.
  • McGill Security Services is also reachable 24/7. Collect calls accepted. +1-514-398-3000

University Travel Registration Form for Faculty and Staff

It is imperative that you register your travel information using the on-line University Travel Registration form for Faculty and Staff. If you are not already logged in, you will be required to log-in for access.

 

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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