Government of New Brunswick
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The Explore NB Travel Incentive Program Phase 3 encourages Atlantic Canadian residents to travel and spend in New Brunswick between May 27, 2021 – October 31, 2021

The incentive program permits individuals to claim up to $1,000 of eligible expenses for a maximum refund of 20% ($200). Receipts will be considered for eligible accommodations, food and drinks, activities and travel (please see the Eligible and Ineligible Expenditures table)


Eligibility

Adults (aged 19 or over at the time of the travel) who are Atlantic Canadian residents.

Terms and Conditions

1.  A paid overnight stay at an eligible accommodation is mandatory. Any New Brunswick accommodation listed on the sites listed below will be eligible:

  1. www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca
  2. Airbnb.ca
  3. cottagesincanada.ca
  4. VRBO.com
  5. Homeaway.com
  6. Other recognized accommodation sites.

**Notes: 

  • Accommodations only found on Facebook Marketplace and/or Kijiji are NOT eligible.
  • Self-isolation stays at designated hotels are not eligible for the Explore NB Travel Incentive rebate.

2. Applicant’s name must be on the accommodation receipt (supplied from accommodation receipt or in the case where that is not possible, handwritten).

3. All receipts must be issued by a New Brunswick business for a product or service provided in the province.

4.  All expenditures claimed must be incurred on the day of check-in at the accommodations, and no later than the day of check-out. (Pre-paid deposits are acceptable.)

5. Applicants may submit receipts from multiple paid stays on the same claim.

6. Only expenses per the eligible/ineligible expenditure table will be considered.

7. Each accommodation receipt must contain:

  • The business name and location
  • dates of stay/date of purchase
  • description of purchase (1 night’s stay – meals at restaurant)
  • amount paid must be clearly identified on the receipt. The receipt must show the expense has been paid in full (show a zero balance).

8. Only individual receipts of $10 or more will be considered.

9. The eligible time for incurring expenses is from May 27th – October 31st, 2021

10. The provincial government reserves the right to audit any claim.

Application Process

  • Applications can be received any time from July 5 – November 30, 2021.
  • Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, starting July 5th.
  • The online application portal will be available on the website on July 5th, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Multiple applications will be accepted from one applicant, but the maximum rebate for any one individual remains at $200.