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Current Travel Updates

Current Travel Updates

We are looking forward to welcoming you onboard for our 2023 season. This page includes everything you need to know about current Rocky Mountaineer travel updates that may impact your journey. Please continue to check back for the most up-to-date information before your departure. For more information about how to prepare for your journey, please visit our Preparing to Go section of our website.

Last updated – May 29, 2023

Wildfire & Air Quality Updates

There are active wildfires in British Columbia and Alberta, however these fires are not currently impacting the rail lines we travel on or the destinations we travel to. All Rocky Mountaineer journeys are scheduled to operate as planned. 

Please be aware that travel through some sections of the journey may be slower than usual due to temperature-related speed limitations. Also, visibility of scenery and outdoor air quality may be affected at some points along the routes due to the wildfires. In areas where the air quality is impacted, the health authorities recommend you reduce your exposure by staying indoors where there is air conditioning and avoid strenuous or prolonged activities outside, especially if you have underlying medical conditions. The motor coaches to and from your hotel, and most hotel rooms and restaurants will have air conditioning.

If you experience any of the following symptoms while travelling with us or have any existing conditions, please let your our team know:   

  • Respiratory conditions (asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer) or heart disease (angina, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat); people with these conditions are more sensitive to air pollution   
  • Difficulty breathing  
  • Chest pain or discomfort  
  • Sudden onset of cough or irritation of airways  

As the wildfires can change, we continue to monitor the situation closely to determine any possible impact on our operations, and ensure the safety and comfort of our guests and team members. If there is a change to your journey, our team will reach out to you directly.

Our team will do everything we can to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable journey for all who travel with us. 

Health & Safety

We remain committed to delivering our world-class service to you, while ensuring your health & safety is our highest priority. For the most recent updates to our health & safety protocols, visit our Health & Safety page.

How can we help?

We're here to provide all the support you need when planning your Rocky Mountaineer journey. We are available 7 days a week: let us know if you need any assistance with planning your trip.

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