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Which is the safest indirect route to Canada ?

Safest indirect route to Canada – Due to the Covid 19 impact and the emergence of the Delta variant virus in India, countries around the world are refraining from direct flights from the country. This is the reason people who study, work and live in countries like Canada, the USA or UAE are stranded in India and that too from months.

Wef 2nd August 12:00 Noon anyone travelling to Qatar for tourism even if Vaccinated will have to go through 10 Nights Mandatory hotel Quarantine

People who are stranded just wants to come out of the situation and are choosing Indirect routes of travel, in this particular article we will be talking about people who are willing to reach Canada by indirect routes and are searching for the safest route 🙂

One shall always be abiding by laws of govt and embassy to enter any country, in our articles we provide suggestions as per the rules and policies of countries which lawfully permits travellers to travel to the final destination in Covid times. We still recommend getting in touch with the respective embassies to have final confirmation.

Safest Indirect route to Canada

Well, Nothing is safest at the moment as it is a very unprecedented time but we shall try to elaborate the pros and cons of all the routes possible 🙂

India to Canada Via Cairo

India to Canada Via Cairo – People in India who want to travel to Canada and the USA have started looking into the Cairo, Egypt 3rd country route. Almost all the other routes for Canada has already been packed and giving skyrocketing prices.

Travelling via Cairo is not a piece of cake and there are many important small formalities that are required to be taken care of.

Pros of Using Maldives as an indirect route to Canada

Cons of Using Maldives as an Indirect route to Canada

  • Visa processing is required for Indian national if travelling individually
  • Availabilities are getting eaten up
  • There are certain restrictions by Egypt on people travelling from India, those are required to be taken care of

India to Canada Via Maldives

Well, after the Maldives opened its doors for Indians in the mid of July, this awesome exotic island started to get popular among travellers who want to travel from India to Canada. These people are using the Maldives as an indirect route to reach out to Canada and many of them have already successfully reached their final destination 🙂

Pros of Using Maldives as an indirect route to Canada

  • Direct flight to India from Maldives
  • Familiarity between India and Maldives
  • On Arrival visa Processing
  • You can also Experience the beauty of Exotic island

Cons of Using Maldives as an Indirect route to Canada

  • Limited resort options opened for South Asians in Maldives
  • All resorts in Male are already full
  • Expensive flight connections from Maldives to Canada
  • Local people not happy with south asian coming in their respective land

Few things to keep in Mind

India to Canada Via Qatar

India to Canada via Qatar also started in the month of July and has already become the first preference of travellers who want to travel to Canada via Indirect routes 🙂 Effective 3 August there is a necessary 10 days quarantine for Indians in Qatar

Pros of Using Qatar as an indirect route to Canada

  • Availability of direct flights
  • Less travel time
  • Availability of Connection from Qatar to Canada

Cons of Using Qatar as an Indirect route to Canada

  • 10 days quarantone compulsary
  • It is important to be vaccinated by the recognised vaccines by MOPH(2 doses of Covid Shield and a gap of 14 days after 2nd dose works)
  • Children from Red list countries have to be vaccinated to travel , which is not possible in the case of India (No exemption)
  • Hotel is t be booked by discover Qatar only with very less availability left

Few things to keep in Mind

  • Approval from Ehteraz app is required to be taken within 72 -12 hours of travel, if only 12 hours is left then they only in special cases they will give approval
  • It usually takes time to get RTPCR report in Doha, they say minimum 12 hours hours should expect almost 24 hours

India to Canada Via Albania

People are also looking for Albania as an indirect route to Canada and as per our experience also it is quite a smooth country to have a layover. Albania is another country from where Indians are travelling to Canada in Covid times and successfully reaching their destinations 🙂

Pros of Using Albania as an indirect route to Canada

  • Its a European country which is very smooth with no issues as per our past experiences
  • Hotel Availabilities is never an issue
  • As of now Vaccination certificate is not required to travel
  • Albania to Canada Connections flight are good
  • It does not come under Air Bubble so return ticket is not required

Cons of Using Albania as an Indirect route to Canada

  • People have already eaten up the flight availabilities
  • In the month of July even if you book it for August it is costing more than Rs 2,30,000 Per person

Few things to keep in Mind

  • Keep credit Card with you , if you are paying directly for RTPCR when you reach there
  • Hotel should be near to the RTPCR centre, so you can walk and get your RTPCR test done
  • At airport one may get RTPCR report in 2 hours, but this itinerary should be made with experts advice

India to Canada Via Mexico

Flights from India to Canada via Mexico are becoming saviours for Students who are travelling Canada from India to resume their courses. With the unfortunate introduction of the Delta variant of Coronavirus, many countries have put bans & restrictions on Indians travelling to their mainland and Canada is one of those. The most tested indirect route to Canada is Mexico, people since May are using this particular route to make their way to Canada.

Pros of Using Mexico as an indirect route to Canada

  • Already tested by 1000’s of passengers to Canada
  • Hotel availabilities is not an issue
  • Vaccination Certificate is not required
  • It does not come under Air bubble so return ticket is not required

Cons of Using Mexico as an Indirect route to Canada

  • Flights are very expensive as of now with very less availability
  • Covid cases are becoming a concern

Few things to keep in Mind

  • Keep at-least 24-48 hours in your hand for covid testing
  • Hotels should be near Airport

This Post Has 60 Comments

  1. Monika

    For indirect route from India to Canada via Doha, do we need a return ticket from India to Doha and back or India to Doha and Doha to Canada ticket should suffice

    1. Sparsh setiyq

      Onward ticket is ok

      1. Swati

        I am a PR and will be ready to travel after 29th August. Preferred time is 1st week of September. Can you connect me with someone travelling during that time. Let me know what packages you have, the route taken and cost.

  2. John

    What about Russia??

  3. Harsha

    Please send that form, I’m ready to travel any time from now, please I’m looking best available rate,

  4. Ila Mittal

    Hi I and my son are Canadian citizens . We came to India because the death of my husband who was in India at that time. We wish to leave by 20th to 30th aug via the indirect route to Canada. Both of us are fully vaccinated and have never been COVID +. We want to know the safest indirect one way travel to Canada. My son’s classes start on 7th of SEP,21. We are clearly unable to find any safe way of travelling to Canada. We are willing to be in transit in 3rd country and get RTPCR TEST DONE EITHER at the airport or hotel. Please suggest options available . Thanks

      1. amit

        I have a similar case. Canadian citizen what to travel back to Toronto

    1. Prem

      Hello beta
      I also want to go canada .please email me and let me know how can we be able to discuss

      1. nirav

        hello send me your contact detail sir i will guide .. or call me 8980795051

  5. Srinivas

    Hi I and my daughter are Canadian citizens and my wife is Canadian permanent resident. We came to India because my mom was sick who was in India at that time. We wish to leave by first week of September via the indirect route to Canada. Both of us are fully vaccinated and have never been COVID +. We want to know the safest indirect one way travel to Canada. My wife’s classes start on 7th of SEP,21. We are clearly unable to find any safe way of travelling to Canada. We are willing to be in transit in 3rd country and get RTPCR TEST DONE EITHER at the airport or hotel. Please suggest options available . Thanks

    1. Permod

      Me and my wife are senior citizens. Want to travel from Delhi to Canada. We are full vaccinated. Never had Covid19. Which is the best option available.

  6. shikha

    Cheapest route and shortest route to travel in August end or september first week where only 1 sided tickets are ok

  7. Mayank

    If we travel to Canada via Mexico. Do we need a visa for Mexico as well?

    1. Jasman dhillon

      No mayank
      For Mexico, visa is not required

  8. Jaisleen

    I am planning to fly to canada in the first week of sept. My medical expires on 14 Sept and i do not want to get into the trouble of a retest and getting it approved. Could you please suggest a cheapest and safest indirect route..looking forward to hear from you

  9. Anil Soni

    We( I & my wife) r senior citizens & PR holder want to go Canada within 2-3 months. We hv both vaccines of Carona. Plz suggest best indirect route with RT PCR facility. Waiting reply ….

  10. Prashant

    With Dubai opening transit for Indians can we travel to Canada via Dubai

  11. Hari

    Hello
    We would like to know what are our options to travel to Canada from India. We are ready to stay in a third country and get the RTPCR test done

  12. Ram

    My Cousin want to travel to Canada, open work Permit, Please let us know the Procedure

  13. Surinderjit

    We are Canadian citizens we came to India by Air india we were hoping that flights will open in August as we had a booking in au gust now we are looking for alternatives can we travel via Mexico my husband is pr of Canada as iam a citizen please help me how can I book my ticket via Mexico and how much does it cost one Way do we need to get visa of that country

  14. Dr A. N. Jha

    Hi, My daughter has to reach Montreal in latest by 10th of September to attend her classes at McGill. Since my whole family; wife daughter and me were affected by covid 19 from 1-14th May, please let me know about the route, process, timeline and expected expenses. Will she be required to stay for 14 days in the third country? Are there other such students especially girls contacting you for the same purpose because the issue of safety is also involve. Please reply me as early as possible. Thanks.

  15. Abin

    Hi, I am trying to get my baby daughter who is a PR from India along with my mother. Could you suggest some indirect options for the month of August and how to proceed.

  16. Micky

    Me and my spouse want to travel to Toronto via indirect route or transit whichever is feasible after 15th of august we are flexible with the dates. I am a Canadian PR and my spouse is on TRV.
    I am fully vaccinated with two doses in Toronto itself
    And my spouse has two doses of covaxin.
    Kindly let us know the whole package asap
    Thank you

  17. Sayar Tarafdar

    Please contact. Will need consultation regarding Fall intake travel.

  18. Atif

    Suggest me a safest indirect route please. I am looking for it

  19. Saravanan Bala

    I am a Canadian citizen, fully vaccinated and came to India for an emergency, please send me the indirect travel options available for return journey

    1. Swami Jayaraman

      Hi: I am also in the same situation. Can we connect?

  20. Justin Joseph Cherian

    Hello!
    I am enrolled in a Canadian College for a course in Fall this year.
    I would like to know about indirect routes in detail.
    1. Do we need to quarantine in Doha, Qatar even for transit? And is onward ticket sufficient or should we have a return ticket to India?
    2. For what all transition countries do we need an Airport Transit Visa?
    3. All the other information regarding an indirect route.

    I would love the help. Thanks in advance.

  21. Anurag Singh

    Hi my brother has enrolled for a PG course last January from the humber college, toronto.. but due to the pandemic, he had to attend online classes from india itself. now his course is about to get completed.. he needs to travel to canada ASAP.. as his medical will expire in SEP. Plsss suggest something… how can you assist… thanks

  22. Jenish Pal

    Hello, I have been enrolled in TRU, kamloops BC. My classes will start from 7th sept and I wait to fly by the end of august as I am yet to find myself a place to live in kamloops. Please share some budget friendly routes to reach Canada so that I can attend my classes on time.

  23. Harmanjot Kaur

    Hlo sir
    I booked the ticket to canada via mexico but i got news that it is mandatory to get 10 days quarantine in mexico. Is yhis news is true or not?

  24. Sanjoy Choudhury

    My son who is a minor needs to travel to his university in Toronto, Canada from Mumbai either in August 2021 last week or September 2021 first week. He has student visa. Please suggest safest, economical and fastest route with details and costing. I would also need to accompany him till his last transit point and return to Mumbai as I am yet to receive my Canada visitor visa. Please provide a comprehensive proposal. Thanks.

  25. Rajesh Sharma

    Sir my son wants to go canada in September 10 to 15 kindly suggest safe and indirect route
    Thank u

  26. Ankita

    Hi, I came to India for a family emergency. Now wants to return to Canada to be with my husband. I have temporary resident visa for Canada. I am fully vaccinated with Pfizer and never was covid+. Could you please suggest a possible way to get back?

  27. Rudy

    Hi, Myself, spouse and daughter holding Canadian PR need to reach Canada before september 10th. We are fully vaccinated. Can you please help us find best route and less price on ticket. Thanks

  28. Nitika

    Hello my brother want to go to Canada for his studies… Got study visa today… Which route is best for travel from India to canada

  29. MANIKANDAN PANNEERSELVAM

    hi Friends, In google INDIA to ALBANIA is showing only 300 CAD, Is that true or any hidden charges?

  30. Trupti Kacker

    Hello
    Me and my husband wants to go to Canada from India.My husband is PR holder nd I m having COPR. Wants to go to Canada from 7th September onward.
    Pls suggest safe route.
    Thanks

  31. Sam

    I am student willing to go for Toronto after 22nd August and before September 10. I have taken covaxin, can you help me get a good route?

  32. DPAC

    Hi there My family of four all are Canadian citizens and three of us are fully vaccinated we came to india for a family emergency planning to return 1st week of September what is the safe and cheapest best indirect route to canada please advise

  33. Anu

    Hi!
    I got my student visa and planning to travel to Canada by 1st week of September as my classes are starting on 7th September. Kindly guide me the safest route.

    Thanks

  34. Harjinder Singh

    Hello, I am student I want to travel to Canada by 1st week of September please give me information about best possible way to canada

  35. Hardiksharma

    Hello we family of 3 need to travel ends of this month or first week of September.. please call me +919825770324

  36. Sai

    Hi, I am planning to get my daughter who is 10 yr old to get to Canada.I am on work permit now and my daughter has a study visa. I am in Canada now. So planning to go to India in August end and get her along with me in first week of September. Looking for the best rate and route. Please send us the best possible way to Canada as I have to travel with my kid

  37. Hrudit Dawda

    I would like to travel in the first week of September can u connect me with someone ?? (Any 3rd country route is ok to me)

  38. Hamza Jamal

    I am a Canadian citizen, and I need to go back to toronto as soon as possible. What would you suggest the best route for me will be? Thank you!

  39. Abhishek

    I m a permanent Canadian citizen and came to India on 16Aug to see my ailing mother. I was fully vaccinated by Pfizer in Canada itself in April. now I want to return to Toronto by 8 Sep. please provide suitable options

  40. Nisi Bhakthan

    I’m on student visa and if i want to travel from india to Canada via dubai, because now UAE is accepting visitor visa where RT PCR is possible, before it wasn’t available.. Whether Dubai will be accepted as third country to take RTPCR?

  41. hans

    My parents (COPR holders), have scheduled direct flight from new delhi to Vancouver for Sep 22. Should they wait or plan indirect route? COPR validity is until Dec 31 2021.

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