Saint Lucia is welcoming back Canadian airlines this fall/winter season with new nonstop service to the island.
The first flight after nine months returns on Oct. 3 with Air Canada, following the cancellation of all flights to the Caribbean earlier this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The new air schedule coincides with the loosening of travel restrictions in Canada, permitting fully vaccinated international arrivals to enter the country as of September 7 for non-essential travel, and removing the hotel quarantine requirements upon arrival.
Air Canada will resume nonstop service from Toronto (YYZ) to Saint Lucia (UVF) once-a-week every Saturday starting October 3rd, then increasing frequency to (2) weekly flights (Fri/Sun) from October 31st. The winter schedule will include (4) weekly flights as of Christmas, December 25th (Tue/Wed/Fri/Sun).
On Nov. 7, Westjet will resume its service from Toronto to Saint Lucia, initially operating once-a-week (every Sunday) and then increasing frequency to (3) weekly flights (Sun/Thurs/Sat) beginning the week of Dec. 12, 2021.
Sunwing is also set to resume nonstop service to from Toronto to Saint Lucia starting on November 6 (every Saturday).
Canadian visitors must obtain a negative PCR (Polymerized Chain Reaction) test within five days before travel to Saint Lucia. To ensure a seamless airport experience, all visitors and returning nationals must complete a Pre-Arrival registration form before departure, found on www.stlucia.org.
Additional information on COVID-19 protocols is available at www.stlucia.org/covid-19 .