Canada is set to open its borders to fully next month, but travelers will notice a few differences compared to their pre-pandemic trips.
From COVID testing and vaccination requirements to lodging prices, a number of things have changed up north since nonessential border travel between the two countries was first shut down in March 2020. Since then, only essential trade and travel have been permitted.
Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents will be permitted to enter Canada for nonessential travel starting Aug. 9 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, even as the at its land borders.
Here are 10 things to know before a trip to Canada.
Canada border crossing requirements: Travelers will need to be fully vaccinated
American travelers wanting to visit Canada by land, air or water must complete a COVID-19 vaccination prior to