For more than 16 months in the US and Canada Turned away tourists at entry points across the 5,500-mile land border to contain the further spread of Covid-19. On Monday, August 9, Canada re-allowed fully vaccinated Americans to enter the country, and on September 7, Canada expanded this reopening to fully vaccinated visitors from other countries.

The US said it was going to start To enable fully vaccinated foreigners to cross national borders from Canada and Mexico for non-essential purposes as of November 8th. U.S. border officials are warning of possible delays at land entry points as they anticipate high traffic levels while officials attempt to verify compliance with public health measures.