COVID updates - Restrictions and local knowledge!

Updated: Jun 23

Here are NATS responses concerning the COVID-19. We update restrictions and local tips weekly to make sure you travel easily!



NATS RESPONSES


- We are offering a FREE Welcome/Safety packages for all our clients! That includes awesome items like a multifunctional bandana, a waterproof backpack, gloves, clothes and more! - Now offering for FREE battery powered shower, electric fridge and portable toilet so that you are fully autonomous anywhere you go. This way you will be fully self-contained!

- Each campervan is equipped with an ionic air purifier that kills viruses and batteries in the air.

- Over the last months, NATS has explored remote locations to make sure you can enjoy fully your experience of the Vanlife. We have prepared a list of measures/locations that we are excited to share with you upon your arrival! :)

- NATS is now offering short term rental to allow local communities to live the vanlife!

- We will provide updates once a week helping to adapt your trip with all rules and regulations in place per province.

These are only a few measures we are currently implementing to ensure the safety of all our customers. See below for the weekly updates.

* At the bottom, see the references by government bodies providing detailed updates about COVID-19.


UPDATES June 22, 2020


- The Government of Alberta announced a relaunch strategy, currently in phase 2:

o Now opened: Movie theatres, pools, gyms, arenas, community halls, libraries and more.

o Cafes, restaurants, pubs reopened and bars fully reopened with no cap on the number of people

o Vehicle access to parking lots and staging areas on public lands and parks.

o Some retail businesses like clothing, furniture and book stores

o 50 People max gatherings indoor and 100 people max gatherings outdoor

o Museums and art galleries o Mask use is strongly recommended in crowded public spaces, like mass transit, that does not allow for the physical distancing of 2 metres apart.

- Alberta Parks fully reopened

o Online booking of campgrounds is currently open (https://reserve.albertaparks.ca/)

o First Come-First Served campground open (https://albertaparks.ca/fcfsd/)

o Campground reopen since June 12 at 100% capacity.

- Alberta outdoor activities required additional precaution:

o Practice activities in small cohort preferably same household or family;

o maintain 2m distancing;

o wear a mask in public areas;

o wash your hand regularly and carry and use hand sanitizer;

o avoid touching your face;

o Download the ABTraceTogether mobile contact tracing app.

- Canada Parks are reopened since June 1:

o Campground to reopen since June 22.

o Visitors are permitted to access some trails, day-use areas, and green spaces at some locations.

o Businesses like restaurants, hotels, groceries store and more are reopened.

o Highways and roadways which pass through Parks Canada places will remain open.

- BC Parks reopened parks since May 14:

o Include: Front and back-country trails, beaches, picnic areas, washroom facilities and boat launches for day-use.

o BC Parks Campground will be reserved for BC residents only.

o Private campgrounds and public land (free camping) will accept everyone.

- It's recommended to avoid travelling between provinces.

- US Border is currently closed for none essential travel. The border is scheduled to reopen on July 21, 2020.


Review the official websites below for the full details.


OFFICIAL WEBSITES ABOUT COVID-19



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