Friday, July 15, 2022

Resumption of mandatory random COVID-19 testing for international travellers & earn 2x points for stays at Sonesta Hotels locations in Toronto

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The Canadian Government announced the resumption of COVID-19 mandatory random testing for those entering Canada by air. As of July 19 the random tests will return for fully vaccinated travellers arriving into Calgary, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Click here to learn more.

Air travellers who qualify as fully vaccinated and who are selected for mandatory random testing, as well as air travellers who do not qualify as fully vaccinated, will receive an email notification within 15 minutes of completing their customs declaration. The email will contain information to help them arrange for their test with a testing provider in their region. Unvaccinated travellers can complete their tests by a virtual appointment or an in-person appointment with the test provider at their store or at select pharmacies and still respect their quarantine requirements.


Sonesta Hotels are offering 2x Travel Pass points for stays at all their hotels until the end of September. Locally the brand has two locations in the Toronto area, The Yorkville Royal Sonesta Hotel Toronto (formerly the InterContinental Yorkville) and the Sonesta ES Suites Toronto Markham. where you can earn this bonus. Click here to learn more about this offer.

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Canadian Bonus Offers

Air Canada Aeroplan
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