Update on Inter-provincial travel restrictions
Effective May 11th most restrictions have been lifted. Please note the following for the Strait of Belle Isle Service. The Labrador Coastal Service will only reserve for local residents.
- Reservations are required. Non-Reserved Passengers WILL NOT be accommodated. This is to ensure the safety of customers and staff is maintained at ticket offices as regards COVID19 physical distancing rules;
- All passengers will still be required to remain in their vehicles during crossings;
- The number of passengers on each ferry will continue to be limited to maximum 50 per cent of its regular capacity;
- Current ferry schedules implemented during the pandemic will still be maintained to allow ample time for cleaning;
- Passengers without vehicles, who travel in the passenger lounges, will still be required to practice physical distancing of at least six feet from other passengers;
- Passengers without vehicles will not be permitted to travel in passenger lounges when physical distancing is not possible.
Effective July 03, 2020, passengers not from NL or other Atlantic Provinces will only be accommodated if
- They are essential workers and have documentation to verify same.
- They are travelling for compassionate reasons; confirmed documentation from the Chief Medical Officers office is required.
Requirement for masks - Updated 01-July-2020
Presently the use of masks by customers is recommended as per Transport Canada notice. A mask should be used when checking in at the ticket offices and for passengers travelling as walk-ons. Passengers who will be crossing in their vehicles will not need to use a mask while in their vehicles. Please be advised that there is a very good chance that this will change from encouraged to required soon. Please come prepared. This is an updated notice and Passengers are required to have a mask in their possession to be used if any issue regarding physical distancing. Failure to have a mask may result in denial of boarding.