Helpful tips

The travel experience has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and a few helpful tips can go a long way to help you be prepared to fly. Keep these key reminders top of mind the next time you move through YWG and you will be ready to easily navigate changes at the airport.

 

Arrive Early

Airlines may ask additional questions as part of check-in and/or boarding. Be sure to arrive with plenty of time prior to your scheduled departure. 

Bring a Face Covering

All travellers must arrive at YWG with their face covering or non-medical mask on and to ensure it is covering their mouth and nose in all areas of the terminal. Wearing a face covering or non-medical mask is required in all areas of the airport.

Be Aware of Entry Requirements

Non-essential travel outside of the country is strongly discouraged at this time. If you need to travel outside of the province or country, additional documentation may be required to enter your destination. It is recommended you check with your airline to be sure you understand all requirements for your itinerary. There are also requirements and restrictions in place in Manitoba and at the Canadian border, which may impact your return.

Check What's Open

A number of restaurants and establishments are currently closed or are operating with reduced hours. Check out our At YWG section to succesfully plan for your time at the airport and avoid any surprises. Remember to check back often as hours of operation are frequently being updated.

Travel Advice

Stay informed about the latest travel advice and protocols by visiting our Travel Updates section. This includes self-isolation protocols and helpful resources for up to the minute information about domestic and international travel.

Physical Distancing

Upon entering the airport, physical distancing is required in all areas. A reminder to stay six feet apart from others you are not travelling with.

Hand Sanitizer Stations

Hand Sanitizer stations are located throughout the terminal for encouraged traveller use at each stage of the travelling experience.

Key Storage Service

YWG offers a free key storage service at the Information Booth for families or friends to self-park a vehicle and leave keys for an arriving traveller to pick up. This service supports best practices for following self-isolation protocols.

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