Latest COVID Travel News:
09SEP21 - Ireland to Drop Almost All COVID-19 Restrictions Next Month. Ireland’s PM says the country’s high vaccination rate (90% in adults) will allow it to drop almost all COVID restrictions.
09SEP21 - Netherlands Will Now Require Quarantine Regardless of Vaccination Status. The quarantine is currently set at 10-days, with a possibility of a shortened quarantine if the travelers provide a negative COVID-19 test after five days.
04SEP21 - E.U. Confirms Removal of United States from Safe Travel List. The recommendation means that the E.U. is advising all of the countries in its 27-nation bloc to reinstate restrictions against Americans
04SEP21 - Italy Tightens Entry Requirements for American and Canadian Travelers. The Italian government announced new COVID-19 testing and self-isolation requirements for American and Canadian travelers.
04SEP21 - Portugal to Remain Open to American Travelers. The decision comes just one day after the European Union recommended that member states reimplement travel restrictions on US travelers.
03SEP21 - Anguilla Eases Quarantine Requirements For International Visitors Visitors will be tested on arrival and retested on the fourth day of their stay.
03SEP21 - Report: U.S. Considering Opening to Vaccinated International Travelers The new rules were not finalized and the restrictions remain in place.
02SEP21 - Italy's new policy, all travelers coming from the U.S. are now required to present proof of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test taken within 72 hours of arrival, regardless of vaccination status. Children under age 6 are exempt from this testing rule. Peschici, Italy scramble The EU Council's decision to remove the U.S. from its safe travel list has left concern and confusion in its wake. American travelers are also required to show either a certificate of vaccination (with the final vaccine dose having been received 14 days prior to travel) or a medical certificate confirming recovery from Covid, dated no more than six months before departure.
01SEP21 - Despite E.U. Suggestion, Portugal Remains Open to Americans. Portugal announced it will remain open to all Americans with proof of a negative COVID test or a vaccination card.
26AUG21 - Fiji on Track to Reopen by December With 92 percent of the target population receiving their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Fiji is progressing towards its goal of reopening by December.
20AUG21 - Bahamas mandates full vaccinations for all adult cruise guests. Ships must show proof of guests' vaccination status.
04AUG21 - Bahamas Implements New Travel Requirements Effective August 6. All fully vaccinated travelers, as well as children ages two through 11, will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a rapid antigen test or PCR test) taken no more than five days prior to the date of arrival to the Bahamas (or date of travel within the country). Unvaccinated travelers ages 12 and older must still obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than five days prior to the date of arrival (or date of inter-island travel). All children under the age of two are exempt from any testing requirements.
03AUG21 - Royal Caribbean says USVI prohibiting ships with unvaccinated passengers. Because of the new policy, Royal Caribbean is now requiring that all eligible passengers must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 if the cruise includes a USVI port call.
03AUG21 - Princess Cruises Completes First Voyage Following Extended Pause. With the conclusion of Majestic Princess' voyage to Alaska, Princess Cruises completed its first U.S. sailing since the pause of operations due to COVID.
02AUG21 - Royal Caribbean will require negative Covid tests from most guests. The policy change comes the same week that six passengers on the Adventure of the Seas tested positive for Covid-19; four of the guests were vaccinated.
30JUL21 - Disney Parks & Resorts To Require Face Masks Indoors Again Starting Friday, July 30 both resorts will require face coverings.
27JUL21 - US won't lift inbound travel restrictions, citing delta variant concerns
20JUL21 - Canada to Open US Border August 9: Quarantine Hotel Program Ends Same Day. The Canadian government says it will open the border to fully vaccinated...
16JUL21 - Canada lifting cruise ban on Nov. 1. The date effectively means that cruising won't begin in Canada until spring 2022 since the summer Alaska season and the summer/fall Atlantic Canada season will be over by November
15JUL21 - Vaccinated Individuals, Minors Can Visit Costa Rica Without Travel Insurance. Beginning August 1, Costa Rica will allow tourists fully vaccinated against COVID and minors under 18 to enter the country without travel insurance.
13JUL21 - Anguilla now requiring PCR test upon arrival. Travelers must remain at their hotel or villa while awaiting test results, which are usually delivered within 12 hours.
13JUL21 - Hawaii Adopts CommonPass Digital Health App to Bypass Quarantine. U.S. travelers to Hawaii with SMART Health Cards can use the CommonPass app to verify their vaccination status, bypassing select visitor requirements.
09JUL21 - Anguilla Open Only to Vaccinated Travelers; On-Island Restrictions Lifted Only fully vaccinated adult travelers are allowed entry to Anguilla, with exceptions for children under 18 and pregnant women. Learn more here.
08JUL21 - Switzerland is open again! The following entry regulations apply: from the U.S., when fully vaccinated, or recovered or by showing a proof of a negative Covid-19 test to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada
08JUL - U.K. to Drop Quarantine for Britons Returning From Amber Countries. Starting July 19, fully vaccinated travelers from the United Kingdom will no longer have to quarantine upon returning home from amber list countries.
06JUL21 - Americans Can Visit Ireland Without Quarantine From July 19. As of July 19, U.S. visitors will not need to quarantine upon arrival with proof of a vaccination or recent negative test or recovery from COVID.
06JUL21 - Sweden to Open to U.S. Travelers Starting June 30. Starting June 30, Americans will be able to visit Sweden with only a negative COVID-19 test from within 48 hours of travel
04JULK21 - Hawaii about to lift all entry restrictions for vaccinated U.S. visitors. As of July 8, all domestic travelers who have been fully vaccinated can forgo pre-arrival Covid testing and a 10-day quarantine.
01JUL21 - Sweden Opens Borders to Americans Starting June 30. Starting June 30, Americans will be able to visit Sweden with only a negative COVID-19 test conducted within 48 hours of travel.
01JUL21 - Ireland to Remove Quarantine Requirement for Americans July 19. From July 19, U.S. visitors who have been vaccinated, have a negative PCR test or have recovered from COVID will be able to visit Ireland without quarantining.
25JUN21 - The German government is lifting all travel restrictions for persons residing in the United States, effective Sunday, June 20, 2021,” the German Mission of the United States announced. “So starting Sunday, travel to Germany for all purposes will be permitted again. However, a proof of vaccination, proof of recovery from COVID-19, or negative test result is still required for entry via air travel.”
25JUN21 - Beginning July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT, fully vaccinated travelers who are permitted to enter Canada will not be subject to the federal requirement to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day 8 after entry. In addition, fully vaccinated travelers arriving by air will not be required to stay at a government-authorized hotel.
25JUN21 - Austria Reopening to Americans From June 24. Austria is opening to U.S. travelers on June 24, requiring proof of vaccination, recent recovery from COVID or a negative COVID test result.
25JUN21 - Czech Republic Labels U.S. as “Low-Risk,” Opens to U.S. Travelers. The United States joins the list of low-risk countries, allowing U.S. tourists to enter to the Czech Republic.
25JUN21 - Hawaii will allow vaccinated mainland travelers to skip pre-travel Covid testing. It marks the biggest step yet in fully reopening the state. It takes effect on 8 July, which is the same date Hawaii is relaxing other curbs. This includes restaurants to move to 75% capacity and allowing social gatherings of 25 people indoors and 75 outdoors. The easing of protocols comes as Hawaii inches toward its target of 60% of the population being fully vaccinated.
24JUN21 - Austria Welcoming Back U.S. Travelers From June 24. The Austrian Tourist Office announced the country is reopening to Americans who are vaccinated, negative for COVID or recently recovered.
24JUN21 - Americans Can Now Visit the Czech Republic. As of June 21, U.S. citizens can travel to the Czech Republic with a negative test result, proof of vaccination or recent recovery over COVID-19.
22JUN21 - Italian health minister Roberto Speranza announced that Italy will allow the entry of travelers from the United States under the requirements of the E.U.'s Green Certificate. That means U.S. travelers who can provide proof of vaccination, a certificate of recovery from COVID-19, or a negative PCR- or rapid-antigen test taken within 48 hours of arrival can travel to Italy without observing an isolation period on arrival. The new entry requirements are effective as of June 21.
22JUM21 - Germany Eases Travel Restrictions for American Tourists. U.S. travelers 6 and older must show proof they've been fully vaccinated or show proof they contracted COVID-19 and recovered between 28 days and six months before their trip.
What is Open?? What is Not??
Last Updated on Dec 10th., 2020
Caribbean Islands Open - Arrival restrictions applies;
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Barts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, St. Kitts and Nevis,
- All travelers are required to complete an online Pre-Travel Authorization and/or a negative COVID test results within 3 days - 10 Days before arrival.
Caribbean Islands Not Open to US Visitors;
Guadeloupe, Martinique, Monserrat.
Mexico destinations Open for US Tourists by Air only;
* Cancun, Cozumel, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, Cabo St. Lucus
All Visitors to any Hawaii Islands will require a 14 Days Quarantine on arrival;
* 22SEP20 - Hawaii will forgo the mandatory 14 day quarantine beginning Oct 15th. 2020, by providing a valid negative COVID-19 test result up to 72 hours prior to arrival.
* Oahu, Maui, Big Island, Lanai, Molokai
* Kauai opted out, requires a 14 day quarantine upon arrival
01OCT20 - COVID-19 October Travel Restrictions: Latest Quarantine Rules for US States.
Countries Open to US Visitors with arrival restrictions and/or Pre-COVID test requires
United Kingdom, Ireland, Costa Rica, Dubai, Brazil, Egypt, South Korea, Columbia, Croatia, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Grenada, Honduras, Kosovo, Maldives, Montenegro, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Puerto Rico, French Polynesia, Rwanda, Serbia, St. Barts, Turkey, Ukraine, Belize, Sri Lanka, Zambia, Tahiti, Uganda, Belize, Canada, Panama.