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covid test for domestic flight

anamerty
Active Member

we are driving our car to bellingham washington from Vancouver Canada for a 4 night trip to Las Vegas.No test i required to cross and border to u.s. but would we still be classified as international and be required to have a test,although travelling domestically?

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Re: covid test for domestic flight

elijahbrantley
Rising Star

I'd defer this one to Southwest to be certain, but since you are flying a domestic flight, I don't see why you would need a COVID test.

 

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Re: covid test for domestic flight

TheMiddleSeat
Top Contributor
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Southwest has no idea you crossed a border to get to the airport. You are flying a domestic flight, no testing is required for the flight.

 

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Re: covid test for domestic flight

jksobonya
Rising Star

You shouldn't have any problems once you're in the US, but Canada has its own set of requirements to re-enter the country. According to Canada's travel page, it sounds like you need to be vaxxed to be exempt from testing or if you are unvaxxed there is a whole other set of procedures to follow including testing negative and even quarantine to re-enter Canada: 

 

https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada

 

Unvaccinated - Entering Canada by air or at a land border crossing

Meet these requirements if you are eligible to enter Canada, and do not qualify for the fully vaccinated traveller exemption, or other special exemptions for your situation.

--Jessica