Can Americans Travel to Europe Right Now? What You Need to Know
As the world went into lockdown and borders shut down in the blink of an eye, many people pondered when life would return back to normal. Intrepid travelers, on the other hand, also wondered when their favorite countries would open once again.
More than a year later, borders are reopening, flights are resuming their most popular routes, and travelers are making up for lost time by planning a summer full of trips. In fact, the European Union recently announced that all 27 member countries are opening up to Americans just in time for the tourist season.
However, as adventurers dive back into traveling, there are a handful of very important changes that come along with this “new normal.”
Namely, many European countries are asking travelers to undergo extra testing, provide proof of vaccinations, and adhere to new entry requirements for various establishments. Later in 2022, travelers will also need to have a visa waiver (such as the ETIAS Germany for Americans) if they wish to travel to Europe.
Although there are new rules and hurdles to pass through, this hasn’t stopped eager American travelers from booking a ticket and flying across the Atlantic.
For those who are planning to travel to Europe in the near future, this is what you need to know:
Each Country Has Their Own Requirements
As mentioned in the introduction, there are 27 member states of the European Union and, naturally, each country will have their own approach to reopening.
Some countries, such as Greece, allow all eligible travelers to enter as long as they have filled out a Passenger Locator Form and one of the following: a negative PCR test (taken up to 72 hours before arrival), proof of recovery from COVID-19, or proof of vaccination.
Other countries, however, are much more stringent when it comes to visitors. For instance, France only allows vaccinated travelers who can produce a negative test result, while those who are unvaccinated need to have a compelling reason and quarantine once they enter the country.
Due to these distinct differences, it is important to research which countries you plan to visit beforehand and plan accordingly.
As news broke of the European Union reopening, president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen stated that, “All 27 member states will accept, unconditionally, all those who are vaccinated with vaccines that are approved by EMA.”
At the moment, the EMA-approved vaccines include Moderna, AstraZeneca, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson.
Von der Leyen continued, “The Americans, as far as I can see, use European Medicines Agency-approved vaccines.”
Although there are currently four approved vaccines, the European Medicines Agency is currently researching and trialing other vaccines that may soon join the list.
One of the biggest developments in European tourism is the advent of vaccine passports.
These so-called ‘travel passes’ will be digital apps or QR codes that prove travelers and locals have been vaccinated, recovered from the coronavirus recently, or have proof of a negative test.
Many countries, including Australia, Japan, Denmark, and Poland, already have their own local version of COVID certificates, with many more following suit.
Some countries have even started to implement these digital passes. For example, France recently passed a mandate that required people to show their COVID health pass if they wish to enter a restaurant, nightclub, cafe, or take a long-distance train ride.
Tourism experts believe that vaccination passports will be the future of travel, as they save time during passport control, can quickly indicate a person’s COVID-19 status, and ensure seamless border crossings.
Travel to Non Europe Union Countries
Those who are unvaccinated (or simply want a change of scenery) could also look into the possibility of traveling to non-European Union countries, such as those in the Balkans or Eastern Europe.
The majority of these countries only require a negative test, and some (such as Albania) do not have any entry requirements at all.
Albania’s neighbor, Montenegro, has been making waves during the pandemic thanks to its lax entry rules, EU-like infrastructure, and comfortable conditions for digital nomads.
Turkey, a popular summertime destination, is also on many travelers’ radar this tourist season. It’s conveniently located between Europe and Asia, has a global airport hub (Istanbul International Airport), and can keep even the pickiest tourist busy for their entire trip.
Returning to the United States
Although nobody wants their vacation to end, we all need to go back home sooner or later.
When traveling during the pandemic, there are a few things to keep in mind when returning to the USA.
All air passengers must produce a negative test result (or documentation of recovery from COVID-19) before boarding their flight to the United States — including those who are fully vaccinated.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also recommends getting retested 3-5 days after international travel and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel.
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Here Are The Current Travel Restrictions For Americans Traveling To Europe
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Americans can still travel to European countries, although each country makes their own decisions about who can enter and what precautions are required to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Before deciding to travel to Europe, check the testing and vaccination requirements for your destination. Be sure to also consider any countries you transit as there may be testing or vaccination requirements even if you don’t leave the airport. You’ll also want to travel masks with you at all times, since some forms of transportation as well as public and private businesses may require them to enter. Many European countries specifically call for FFP2 masks (or similar-style masks such as KF94 or N95s).
Here are some of the latest European travel rules and restrictions for U.S. travelers.
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U.S. citizens can travel to France with full proof of vaccination , which you may have to show to your airline and to border patrol.
U.S. citizens are not required to quarantine when arriving in Spain, but proof of vaccination or a recent negative test is required. Your test must be from within 72 hours prior to departure for PCR tests or 24 hours for antigen tests. Spain recently revised their requirements to define fully vaccinated travelers as those who received their final dose 14-270 days prior to arrival. Therefore, some travelers may need to obtain a booster dose prior to travel to Spain.
Before departure, you must complete a Health Control Form (FCS) and obtain and download the QR code to show at boarding and health controls upon arrival in Spain.
Requirements for Traveling to the U.S.
As of June 12, U.S. citizens returning from Europe to the United States no longer need to provide a negative Covid-19 test in order to return home. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lifted the previous mandate that had required travelers to supply a negative Covid test or documentation of recovery in order to re-enter the U.S.
However, if you’re not a U.S. citizen or are on an immigrant visa, you’ll still need to show proof of vaccination to fly to the U.S. from Europe.
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The coronavirus pandemic caused international travel to grind to a halt in 2020. In March 2020, the U.S. Department of State imposed a “Level 4: Do Not Travel” advisory instructing Americans “to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.”
The good news is that this advisory was lifted at the beginning of August 2020 and since then, many countries have gradually reopened borders and welcomed tourists back. Some countries currently allow Americans — vaccinated or not — to visit, while the list of countries accepting vaccinated tourists from the U.S. is constantly expanding.
We’ve compiled a regularly updated list of more than 155 countries that are accepting American visitors, along with local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19. We’ve also included the State Department’s individual advisory level for each country to help you make an educated decision about where to go.
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Countries Where Americans Can Travel
Many nations have viewed American travelers skeptically because the U.S. was one of the worst-hit globally by COVID-19. However, despite fits and starts, “COVID-19 spikes,” and more, the U.S. has managed to get a sizable portion of the population vaccinated against COVID-19, which has opened up more opportunities for international travel.
In fact, there is a growing list of over 155 countries that are now accepting American travelers.
Many countries require proof of vaccination and/or evidence that you have tested negatively for COVID-19. Each country is different in terms of requirements for when this test needs to be taken, but most require an RT-PCR test. This test requires getting a nasal swab sent to a lab for processing and isn’t the kind that issues rapid results. Plan accordingly as results from these tests can take a few days to come back.
In addition, now that boosters are widely available, many countries are building this into their definition of what it means to be “fully vaccinated.” This could mean that your initial doses are no longer sufficient to qualify if a certain amount of time has passed (usually over 270 days or 9 goths).
Since many young children still aren’t eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, many countries allow children to abide by the same quarantine rules that are applied to parents. Be sure to research the specific requirements by country if you are traveling with children.
Update: As of December 6, 2021, the CDC requires all air passengers arriving in the U.S. from a foreign country to provide a negative COVID-19 test or proof of having recovered from COVID-19 within 90 days to the airline before boarding the flight to the U.S. Regardless of vaccination status, you must provide a negative test taken within 1 day of departure. This ruling applies to U.S. citizens/residents and travelers alike, though non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants must be fully vaccinated (unless exception criteria are met, such as children under 18 years old). This means that if you’re traveling internationally, you must figure out how to get tested abroad prior to flying back to the U.S.
Read on to see the regulations and other requirements by country, including a link to the official U.S. Embassy website for each country. Be sure to review these pages thoroughly before you leave in case there are any last-minute changes!
Quick Reference Table
|Country||Negative COVID-19 Test or Vaccination Records Required?||Quarantine Requirements?||Health Insurance Requirements?|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Yes||None||None|
|Armenia||Yes||Either negative COVID test or quarantine required||None|
|Australia||Yes||Maybe, depending on destination||None|
|Bangladesh||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated.||None|
|Barbados||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated.||None|
|Belarus||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated.||None|
|Bermuda||Yes||Yes, until test results are available||None|
|Bolivia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated.||Yes|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Yes||None||None|
|British Virgin Islands||Yes||None||None|
|Cambodia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated.||Yes|
|Colombia||No, if fully vaccinated||NoneY||None|
|Czech Republic||No, if fully vaccinated||None||None|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Estonia||No, if fully vaccinated.||None||None|
|Ethiopia||Yes||None, if proof of negative COVID test||None|
|French Polynesia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Gambia||Yes, upon arrival||None||None|
|Indonesia||Yes||None||Maybe, depending on destination|
|Italy||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Jamaica||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Kuwait||Yes||Yes, if unvaccinated||None|
|Liberia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Lithuania||No, if fully vaccinated||None||None|
|Malaysia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||Yes|
|Malta||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Mauritius||No||None, if fully vaccinated||Yes|
|Nepal||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Nigeria||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|North Macedonia||No||None, if fully vaccinated, recovered, or provide a negative test||None|
|Paraguay||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|The Philippines||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Qatar||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Russia||Yes||Maybe, depending on final destination||None|
|Saint Kitts and Nevis||Yes||Yes||None|
|Saint Lucia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Serbia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated or provide testing||None|
|Sint-Maarten||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||Yes|
|Sri Lanka||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Thailand||Yes||Depends on location & vaccination status||Yes|
|Togo||Yes||Yes, until test on arrival results are received||None|
|Trinidad and Tobado||Yes||None||None|
|Tunisia||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Turks and Caicos||Yes||None||Yes|
|Uganda||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Ukraine||Yes||Either negative COVID test or quarantine required||Yes|
|United Arab Emirates||Yes||None, if fully vaccinated||None|
|Vietnam||Yes||Yes, depending on travel circumstances||Yes|
Country-by-Country Guidelines for Americans
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All Americans ages 6 and up need to provide either:
- Proof of full vaccination
- Evidence of recovery from COVID-19
- A negative PCR test taken within 72 hours or a rapid test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival
There is no limitation on land arrival from Spain. Travelers 12+ departing Andorra for France must provide one of the following:
- Proof of full vaccination
- Evidence of recovery from COVID-19
- A negative PCR or antigen test taken 48 hours prior to arrival
- Complete a registration form
- Show a negative PCR test administered no more than 72 hours before departure
- Pay $20 on arrival for a rapid antigen test upon arrival at the airport
The island requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated for at least 14 days before entering (pregnant women and children under 18 years of age are exceptions to this requirement). In addition, you’ll have to apply to be pre-authorized to travel, submit a negative COVID-19 test within 2 days for a rapid test and within 3 days for a PCR test before arriving, and prove that you have health insurance to cover potential medical expenses.
If it has been more than 6 months since your original vaccination and you, have not received a booster, you will also be required to test on arrival, at your own expense.
Antigua and Barbuda
All visitors 18 and up must be fully vaccinated with a World Health Organization-approved vaccine to enter. Unvaccinated minors (ages 5 to 18) must present a negative result from an antigen or PCR test taken 4 days prior to arrival.
For vaccinated travelers, there is no requirement to test prior to arrival, but if you have COVID-19 symptoms, you may have to isolate yourself upon arrival.
Fully-vaccinated Americans over the age of 18 who are fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to entry are allowed to travel to Argentina. You must also provide a negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours before departure and sign a waiver noting that you have insurance that covers COVID-19.
You may select 1 of 2 options for entering Armenia. If you are over the age of 6, you must:
- Provide proof of full vaccination
- Present a negative COVID-19 test with results from 72 hours of arrival
If neither option works, you may also take a test on arrival and self-isolate until you receive a negative result. See more information on Armenia’s COVID-19 travel page.
Aruba does not require proof of vaccination or testing to enter. All visitors must purchase mandatory insurance for $15.
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Visitors from the U.S. are allowed to visit Australia if they are fully vaccinated, submit a Digital Passenger Declaration, and provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure for a PCR test or 24 hours of departure for an antigen test.
You may still be required to quarantine on arrival depending on your final destination. Check the rules of the state or territory to find the relevant quarantine requirements.
U.S. residents are allowed to visit Austria if they provide one of the following:
- Proof of completed vaccination (and booster if more than 270 days)
- Proof of recovery within 180 days
- A negative result from a PCR test that is no more than 72 hours old
- A negative result from an antigen test that is no more than 24 hours old
All travelers (over the age of 1) must provide a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of their flight. In addition, travelers over 18 will be required to provide either proof of full vaccination or proof of recovery from COVID-19.
All passengers will need proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before arrival. If you are vaccinated or between the ages of 2 and 11, you can choose between a rapid test or a PCR test. Unvaccinated travelers over 12 must have a negative PCR test.
All travelers 18+ must apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa. The cost of the visa includes insurance coverage and varies with the length of stay and vaccination status of the traveler.
Visitors are no longer required to show evidence of vaccination or a negative test to enter Bahrain.
According to the U.S. Embassy, visitors must download the BeAware Bahrain app before traveling.
There is no requirement to show a negative COVID-19 test if you are fully vaccinated. If you are over the age of 12 and not unvaccinated (or not fully vaccinated), you must provide a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.
All travelers ages 5 and up will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test taken 3 days prior to arrival for a PCR test and 1 day for an antigen test. Vaccinated visitors can enter without quarantining. If you aren’t vaccinated, you must quarantine at government-approved accommodations for 5 days, then take a second test and wear a monitoring bracelet.
The borders of Belarus are open to Americans who provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of entering the country. Unvaccinated visitors must also complete a 7-day quarantine and will not be allowed to leave the country until it is complete.
Travelers from the U.S. can visit Belgium by providing vaccination evidence of vaccination and a booster (if over 270 days.) No testing requirements are in place.
Vaccinated travelers can enter without any testing requirements. Unvaccinated travelers (over the age of 5) can show a COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours ahead of departure, a rapid test 48 hours ahead of departure, or be tested on arrival for $50. If the results are positive, you will have to quarantine at your own expense.
You will have to prebook your stay at a hotel that complies with the Tourism Gold Standard Recognition Program. These hotels have implemented specific health and safety standards in response to COVID-19 and require health insurance.
Passengers over the age of 2 arriving in Benin must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test administered no more than 5 days before departure or an antigen test taken no more than 3 days before departure.
Note: U.S. citizens wishing to enter Benin must always apply for a Beninese eVisa.
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Vaccinated travelers ages 12+ will need to provide proof of vaccination and will have to fill out a travel authorization process online. Travelers over the age of 2 must also submit a negative COVID-19 test no more than 4 days before departure for PCR and 2 days for antigen.
Bolivia allows U.S. visitors who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. This is required for anyone over the age of 5. Unvaccinated travelers are required to undergo another PCR test within 72 hours of arrival and quarantine until they receive a negative result.
Health insurance that covers illness from the coronavirus is required.
The U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 page specifically notes that “travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions affecting international travel to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.”
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Americans are allowed to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina but must provide one of the following if you are age 7+:
- Show a negative COVID-19 test that is not older than 72 hours from the moment of entry (48 hours if traveling from Europe)
- COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing full vaccination, completed at least 14 days prior to arrival
- Doctor’s certificate of COVID-19 recovery in the period 14 to 180 days prior to arrival
No quarantine periods or other health screenings are in place.
To visit Botswana, you must either be fully vaccinated or complete both of the following:
- Present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of departure
- Undergo a rapid test at the airport upon arrival
If you exhibit any symptoms of COVID-19 or do not meet the testing requirements, you will be required to undergo possible isolation/quarantine for 14 days.
Travelers over the age of 12 are required to show proof of full vaccination as well as a negative COVID-19 test taken less than 72 hours (for a PCR test) or 48 hours (for an antigen test) before scheduled departure.
The British Virgin Islands
Vaccinated travelers are allowed to visit the British Virgin Islands with a negative COVID-19 test obtained no more than 5 days prior to arrival. There is also a mandatory test upon arrival if you don’t provide a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival or 48 hours for an antigen test.
In addition, you must complete a BVI Gateway Traveller Authorisation Certificate 48 hours prior to traveling. This application costs $175 and includes the cost of the COVID-19 test upon arrival.
Bulgaria considers the U.S. to be an “orange zone.” U.S. citizens are still allowed to enter Bulgaria. To enter Bulgaria without quarantine, you must provide one of the following if you are over the age of 12:
- A vaccination certificate for a completed vaccination course against COVID-19
- Proof of recovery from COVID-19 (within 6 months from entry date)
- A negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours of entry into Bulgaria or a negative antigen test performed within 48 hours of entry into the country
American travelers can visit the 10-island nation off the coast of Africa provided they do one of the following:
- Provide proof of vaccination
- Provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure to Cabo Verde (ages 12 and up)
- Provide a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of departure from Cabo Verde (ages 12 and up)
You must also register, pay an airport fee, and complete a health questionnaire before travel.
Travelers from the U.S. are allowed to visit Cambodia, but are required to do one of the following, depending on your vaccination status:
- Fully-vaccinated U.S. visitors will not have to undergo quarantine but must provide proof of vaccination
- Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for 14 days at their own expense.
For even more detailed information, be sure to check out the website of the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia.
Travelers from the U.S. who cross at the land border or by air are once again allowed to travel to Canada for any reason. If you are vaccinated, there is no need to provide a negative COVID-19 test. No quarantine is necessary.
If you are unvaccinated/partially vaccinated (and over the age of 5), you must provide a negative result from either an antigen test taken within 1 day of travel or a PCR test taken within 72 hours of your flight’s departure or entry via a land border.
Fully-vaccinated travelers (ages 5+) will need to apply for a travel certificate. If you are between the ages of 5 and 12 and unvaccinated, you will need to provide a COVID-19 test taken the day before travel.
To enter Chile, you must do all of the following:
- Provide proof of completed vaccination
- Provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of boarding a flight
- Complete a mobility pass completed within 48 hours of boarding a flight
- Provide proof of travel medical insurance that covers at least $30,000 worth of costs
Fully-vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter without restriction. Partially vaccinated visitors or those who received their vaccine less than 2 weeks earlier must present a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival in Colombia. Unvaccinated travelers (over the age of 18) are not allowed to travel to Colombia.
There are no longer any requirements in place to travel to Costa Rica.
Travelers from the U.S. are allowed to visit Côte d’Ivoire. If you are fully vaccinated, there are no testing requirements in place. If you are unvaccinated, you must provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. You must also take a test upon departure (at the same price as the arrival test).
Americans are allowed to visit Croatia, provided you show proof of a reservation for a hotel or other accommodation and fill out an entry form online. Travelers over 5 must also show either show proof of vaccination (including booster), a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours for PCR and 48 hours for antigen, or proof of recovery from COVID-19.
Here’s what Americans need to do to enter the island nation of Curaçao:
- Fill out a digital immigration card at dicardcuracao.com
- Complete a passenger locator card online within 48 hours of departure
No testing or insurance requirements are in place.
Travelers from all countries are allowed to travel to Cyprus. If you are vaccinated, no testing requirements are in place.
Unvaccinated travelers (12+) must present either a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours of their departure for Cyprus or a negative result from a rapid antigen test from the previous 24 hours. They will also be required to undergo a test on arrival at a cost of €30 (~$35) in Cyprus and self-isolate either at home or at their hotel until they receive a negative result.
You can find all the details on the Cyprus tourism website.
Travelers over 12 who have either been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 180 days do not need to test to enter the Czech Republic.
Unvaccinated travelers are not currently allowed.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Travelers 11 and up must pay at the airport for a test at a cost of about $68, and everyone must quarantine until they receive a negative result. Proof of health and medical evacuation insurance is also required to enter.
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There are no requirements in place to visit Denmark. All restrictions have been lifted.
U.S. travelers are allowed to enter Djibouti with an eVisa obtained prior to travel, provide proof of vaccination (if over 12), as well as proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of boarding a flight to the country and not more than 120 hours before arriving.
Upon arrival, passengers will be tested again with a saliva test at the traveler’s expense (about $30). Something else to be aware of — if a large percentage of individuals from your flight test positive for the saliva test, you may be required to take a follow-up test.
You must present proof of vaccination, proof of recovery, or a negative COVID-19 test on arrival that was taken 24 to 72 hours before arrival, based on the type of test.
You do not need a negative COVID-19 test to enter the Dominican Republic, but you must complete an electronic travel form. Random tests will be done on arrival, though if you have proof of vaccination and have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, you can avoid these random tests. Quarantine is only required if you test positive.
All travelers to Ecuador must show proof of completed vaccination (ages 15+ only), have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 3 days before arrival, have a declaration of traveler health, and exhibit no symptoms.
Note that the Galápagos Islands have their own restrictions, including requiring travelers to show either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival or proof of vaccination.
Visitors (over the age of 6) from the U.S. need to apply for an eVisa through the Egyptian government, and must show either proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival — in addition to providing proof of health insurance. The U.S. Embassy advises visitors from the U.S. that their test must include a QR code.
El Salvador does not require visitors to provide a negative test or proof of vaccination. Also, no quarantine is necessary.
If you want to visit Equatorial Guinea, you must provide proof of vaccination in addition to a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival as well as “proof of residency, employment, or business purpose of visit,” according to the U.S. Embassy. You will also be tested upon arrival
All travelers must quarantine for 3 days, regardless of testing. After 3 days, a test will be given and a negative result must be confirmed.
If you are over the age of 18 and have received the COVID-19 vaccine within the past 9 months (with 2 doses) and 1 year (with a booster), have evidence of successful recovery from COVID-19 in the past 180 days, or are staying less than 24 hours, you can enter without restrictions. If you are unvaccinated, you are not allowed to enter Estonia.
Ethiopia requires arriving U.S. citizens (over the age of 10) to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test that is no more than 120 hours old before boarding their flight. Those who can provide proof of full vaccination or a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 from the previous 90 days are not required to quarantine after arrival.
Note: A negative PCR test is also required before leaving the country.
Americans who are fully vaccinated (12+) may travel to Fiji if they comply with the following:
- Provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 2 calendar days of departure, a negative rapid test taken within 24 hours, or proof of recovery within 30 days
- Take an additional test 48 hours after arriving at your accommodation (no need to quarantine)
- Book a hotel and transportation approved by Care Fiji Commitment
Vaccinated Americans who have completed the last dose more than 14 days prior to arrival are allowed to visit Finland. Non-vaccinated Americans are currently not allowed. No testing or quarantine is required.
F ully-vaccinated travelers (as well as minor children under the age of 17 accompanied by a fully-vaccinated parent or guardian) can enter France with proof of vaccination and a sworn statement they do not have symptoms of COVID-19. You are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after your second dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccine, and 4 weeks after the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson jab. No COVID-19 test or quarantine is required.
Unvaccinated travelers may enter with either a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure, a negative antigen test from the previous 48 hours, or a certificate of recovery (more than 11 days and fewer than 6 months before travel).
French Polynesia, which includes the honeymoon-friendly islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora, is open to fully-vaccinated U.S. tourists. The timeline varies based on booster status. You are considered fully vaccinated within 9 months of 2 doses, or there is no timeline if you’ve received your booster shot.
All American travelers over the age of 12 need proof of a negative PCR test taken within 3 days before arrival, or a negative antigen test performed no more than 24 hours before departure. An antigen test will be given upon arrival to everyone over the age of 6.
There are no testing or quarantine requirements in place.
Vaccinated travelers do not need to test prior to entry, but if you show symptoms, you may be subject to testing upon arrival. If you test positive, you will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in government-managed facilities.
Unvaccinated travelers must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure and undergo testing on arrival.
If you have been vaccinated, you can enter Georgia without restrictions if you provide evidence of completed vaccination records. If not, you must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the past 72 hours if you are over the age of 10.
Travelers ages 12 and older must submit proof of vaccination or proof of recovery from COVID-19 in the last 6 months. There are no testing requirements in place for vaccinated travelers.
Unvaccinated children under the age of 12 must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 48 hours before arrival.
Travelers over 18 must provide evidence of completed vaccination. No other testing requirements are in place.
Travelers from the U.S. no longer have to quarantine upon arrival in Greece if they can show proof of one of the following:
- Full vaccination against COVID-19 (valid for 9 months if received 2 doses, indefinite if received a booster)
- Proof they have recovered from COVID-19 in the previous 1 to 6 months
- A negative result from a test taken within 48 to 72 hours before departure (depending on the type of test)
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Visitors 12+ must show proof of vaccination (not including a booster). There are no other requirements to test before travel or quarantine after arrival.
No testing or quarantine requirements are in place.
All travelers 10 and older must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 prior to arrival or proof of completed vaccination.
Visitors must be vaccinated and carry a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before departure.
To enter Guyana, travelers must have proof of vaccination if they’re over the age of 12 . You must also arrive with a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of your flight. Unvaccinated travelers over the age of 12 are not allowed.
You may enter Haiti by providing a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) completed no more than 72 hours prior to boarding. You can also provide a doctor’s note saying you have recovered from COVID-19.
Travel to Honduras from the U.S. is permitted with a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival or proof of full vaccination. There is a 14-day quarantine requirement for passengers who have symptoms or who have been in contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
There are no testing or quarantine requirements in place.
There are no COVID-19-specific requirements in place.
Americans are allowed to travel to India as long as they upload proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure (results must be uploaded to the Air Suvidha portal before boarding) or proof of vaccination.
Travelers must also complete and submit a self-declaration form and be subject to random testing upon arrival.
Rules vary depending on your final destination in Indonesia. For example, passengers arriving in Indonesia over the age of 12 must show proof of vaccination (with or without a booster) and a negative PCR test conducted within 48 hours of departure. They must also submit to a PCR test on arrival.
Arrivals directly to the Indonesian islands of Bali, Batam, and Bintan can get a visa on arrival for about $35 if you also provide proof of health insurance that will cover a minimum of $25,000 worth of COVID-relate medical treatment, proof of a booking at a certified hotel, and either a return ticket or a ticket for onward travel to another country.
Visitors must apply for a tourist visa and present proof of vaccination and a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours of arrival.
You must present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken in the previous 72 hours to enter Iraq. Additional testing (requiring payment in cash) may be required at the airport.
No testing or quarantine requirements are in place to visit Ireland.
Israel allows all travelers, regardless of vaccination status. You will need to take a COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours prior to arrival.
Upon arrival, you will need to take a test (at a cost between $26 and $40) and quarantine until you receive a negative result, usually in less than 24 hours.
U.S. citizens can enter Italy if they have completed a Passenger Locator Form and provide either:
- Proof of completed vaccination at least 14 days prior to travel (expires 9 months after 2 doses, with no expiration if a booster has been given)
- A medical certificate confirming recovery from COVID-19 dated no more than 6 months before departure
- A negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival or an antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival
Regardless of vaccination status, all travelers over the age of 12 must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken within 3 days of departure.
U.S. citizens are allowed to enter Jordan without any testing requirements but must have valid health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment.
Vaccinated travelers do not need to test before arrival. Unvaccinated visitors over 5 are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result taken 72 hours or less upon arrival and are subject to testing on arrival at the cost of $30.
Kosovo requires all visitors over 12 to provide 1 of the following:
- Proof of full vaccination (including booster if more than 270 days)
- Certificate of recovery within the past 90 days
- Negative PCR or rapid antigen test taken in the previous 48 hours
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All visitors must apply online for an eVisa before departure. If you are fully vaccinated or under the age of 16, you can enter without a negative test. Unvaccinated travelers may enter, but need a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival, then will complete a 7-day home quarantine, and then take another PCR test on the seventh day.
Americans can only enter if they are fully vaccinated or provide a negative test (no time restrictions are noted). No other restrictions are in place.
If you are fully vaccinated (including a booster), there are no testing requirements in place.
If you are not fully vaccinated and over the age of 12, you must show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival. An additional test will also be given to all arriving travelers at a cost of $30 per test, paid by the traveler and collected by the airline.
To enter Liberia, travelers must take the following steps:
- Provide evidence of completed vaccination (if over the age of 18)
- Travelers must either show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival (if over the age of 5)
- Take a test (at the cost of $75) upon arrival
U.S. citizens can enter Libya with proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours of arrival. In addition, the U.S. Embassy notes that quarantine is required, but limited information is available.
Fully-vaccinated U.S. citizens are allowed to enter Lithuania with no additional testing required as long as evidence of vaccination is provided.
Bottom Line: To qualify as fully vaccinated, travelers who have completed only a primary course of vaccination must have received their final dose in the previous 9 months; those who have also received a booster dose are considered vaccinated indefinitely.
Unvaccinated travelers over the age of 16 must have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before entry.
All travelers 12 and older from the U.S. must provide either:
- A negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure
- Evidence of completed vaccination
- Evidence of successful recovery from COVID-19
No quarantine is required.
All arriving passengers must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival (at a cost of $20). If you test positive on arrival, there is a 7-day quarantine.
All visitors must download the MySejahtera app, obtain a negative PCR test within 2 days of departure, have insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment, and take another test within 24 hours of arrival.
If you are fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, you do not need to quarantine. Unvaccinated travelers will need to complete a 5-day quarantine and test negative before leaving.
Visitors to The Maldives are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test. You will need to have a confirmed booking before arrival and submit an online health declaration form within 48 hours before departure.
You must show a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 5 days of arrival.
Visitors with an approved vaccination are allowed to enter Malta with no restrictions. The definition of fully vaccinated includes a booster if the initials doses were given more than 270 days prior.
Unvaccinated people over age 5 must present a negative PCR test from the previous 72 hours or a negative antigen result from the previous 24 hours and quarantine at a designated facility for 14 days after arrival. See the embassy’s page for full details.
Fully-vaccinated travelers must present a negative PCR test taken within 3 days of arrival. If you are over the age of 11, you will also need to have a negative test result in order to exit the country.
There is no pre-testing requirement in place, but a test on arrival is conducted. Unvaccinated travelers must self-isolate for 7 days.
It is also mandatory to purchase health insurance.
A negative COVID-19 test is not required, however, you may be subject to health screenings, including temperature checks. There is no quarantine required.
U.S. citizens are permitted to enter Moldova with no COVID-related restrictions.
If you’ve over the age of 16 and have been fully vaccinated, provide a negative PCR or antigen test taken in the previous 24 hours, or have recovered from COVID-19 in the previous 15 days to 6 months, you may enter Monaco without restriction.
There are no restrictions or requirements in place.
There are no testing or quarantine requirements in place.
Those who wish to enter Morocco must:
- Present a vaccination pass (for those 12+ years of age) demonstrating that they have been fully vaccinated (at least 2 doses, unless the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was administered);
- Present a negative PCR test taken less than 48 hours before boarding the plane (for those 7+ years of age);
- Submit to rapid antigen testing upon arrival in Morocco; and
- Submit – if requested – to random PCR testing (for those 7+ years of age) after entry into Morocco
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Travelers over the age of 12 are required to have a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure as well as a valid arrival visa. Additional health screenings, such as temperature checks, are performed upon arrival.
If you are traveling for tourism purposes, note that while visas are available upon arrival with proof of a return ticket and hotel booking, the embassy recommends obtaining your visa prior to arrival.
Namibia is open to fully-vaccinated U.S. citizens or unvaccinated citizens who can provide a negative COVID-19 test result less than 72 hours old. This applies to anyone over the age of 5.
Travelers to Nepal must present either proof of completed vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure.
The U.S. is on the country’s “Very High Risk” list. This means that if you are over the age of 18 and fully vaccinated (or those that qualify for one of the EU Entry Ban Exemption Categories) you are allowed to enter without testing or quarantine.
Starting on May 1, 2022, New Zealand will reopen its borders to vaccinated visitors. You will need to complete an online declaration, provide a negative PCR test within 48 hours of departure or a negative antigen test within 24 hours of departure, as well as self-test on arrival.
U.S. travelers must show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and be prepared for additional health screenings upon arrival. Visitors must also complete a form before arrival. No quarantine is required.
Visitors to Niger must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 48 hours prior to arrival AND departure.
Any American travelers 10 and older must provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours of arrival. Vaccinated travelers must have a PCR test (at their own expense) taken on the second day. Unvaccinated travelers must self-isolate for 7 days and have a PCR test taken on the second and seventh days.
To enter, travelers must provide one of the following:
- A vaccination certificate
- Proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure
- Proof of a negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of departure
- A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 issued in the previous 45 days
There are no restrictions in place to enter Norway.
To enter Oman, you must provide proof of completed vaccination of 2 doses if you are over the age of 18. Travelers are also required to purchase health insurance covering at least 1 month of treatment for COVID-19.
To travel to Pakistan, you must either be fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of departure (if you are over the age of 12).
You must also install and register with the Pass Track app within 48 hours of arriving in Pakistan (available for Android and iOS) or use an accessible web-based form.
If you have proof of completed vaccination, you do not need to be tested. If not, a COVID-19 negative test result is required and must be taken 72 hours or less before arrival time if you are over the age of 17.
Read the government’s detailed requirements here. No quarantine is required unless you test positive.
Fully-vaccinated travelers are exempt from quarantine, but all travelers over the age of 12 must still provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours before boarding their flight or of an antigen test taken in the prior 24 hours.
You will also need to complete a traveler’s health declaration within 24 hours of arrival and undergo a second molecular test at an authorized laboratory on day 5.
Travelers over age 12 must show either proof of completed vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure and fill out Peru’s Electronic Health Affidavit.
Vaccinated travelers over the age of 18 must provide proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of departure, proof of onward travel within 30 days, and $35,000 worth of COVID-related health insurance.
No COVID-related requirements are in place.
Regardless of vaccination status, travelers over the age of 12 must provide a PCR test taken 72 hours before arrival or an antigen test taken 48 hours before arrival. Visitors must also complete a passenger locator form.
Negative tests are no longer required for those with the EU COVID Digital Certificate or proof of vaccination, but this doesn’t include U.S.-issued vaccination cards.
Hot Tip: Note that other destinations such as the Azores and Madeira may require additional testing.
Travelers will need to register and show a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to arrival.
- Fully-vaccinated travelers (and children under 11) are exempt from quarantine but must provide a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure.
- Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for 5 days, taking a PCR test on the fifth day.
Various rules and restrictions apply depending on your country of departure and vaccination status.
There are no restrictions in place to visit Romania.
The Russian Federation issues visas to eligible residents of the U.S. A negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of arrival is required for entry. Be aware that local jurisdictions set their own quarantine requirements, according to the U.S. Embassy in Russia.
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Travelers from the U.S. must complete a Passenger Locator Form before departure and present proof of a negative COVID-19 test (taken within 72 hours of departure) upon arrival if you are over age 5. You will also need to complete a test on arrival the cost of about $65.
Visitors are required to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result (PCR or antigen) taken within 48 hours of boarding their flight. Unvaccinated travelers must show a “compelling reason” for travel.
Saint Kitts and Nevis
The website for the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS notes that all incoming passengers over the age of 18 must be fully-vaccinated and submit a negative COVID-19 test 72 hours before arrival for a PCR test, and 24 hours before arrival for an antigen test.
All travelers also have to complete a pre-arrival registration form and undergo a temperature check upon arrival. Vaccinated travelers do not need to pretest before arrival.
Saint Lucia requires unvaccinated travelers to obtain a negative COVID-19 test within 5 days of arrival.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Visitors to St. Vincent and the Grenadines have to complete a pre-arrival form. You will also need to show a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival for a PCR test and 24 hours of arrival for an antigen test.
Unvaccinated travelers may be subject to another test that may be done on arrival. Unvaccinated travelers must complete a 7-day quarantine at an approved government hotel upon arrival at the traveler’s expense and retest on day 5.
You must be fully vaccinated to enter Saudi Arabia, but testing requirements are no longer in place. In addition, visas include insurance covering illness related to COVID-19.
All travelers to Senegal over the age of 2 years must present either proof of vaccination, as well a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of entry into Senegal. No testing will be available upon arrival.
You must present 1 of the following: proof of vaccination, evidence of recovery from COVID-19 within the last 14 days to 6 months, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival. No other health assessments or quarantine will be required.
Travelers need to apply for a travel authorization prior to entry.
Vaccinated travelers (including a booster, if eligible) do not need a test to enter. All other travelers are allowed to visit Seychelles with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure or a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure. Proof of health insurance is also required.
To enter Singapore, you must provide proof of vaccination and a valid negative COVID-19 test (either PCR or antigen) taken within 2 days before departure to avoid quarantine. You will also be required to complete an arrival card before departure and install the TraceTogether app.
If you are unvaccinated and over the age of 13, you must apply for approval to enter Singapore.
Travelers from the U.S. are once again allowed to travel to Sint Maarten. You must fill out an online immigration card before traveling.
Vaccinated travelers and those over the age of 5 are allowed in without any testing requirements. Those that are unvaccinated (or partially vaccinated) must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival, or a negative antigen test taken within 24 hours of arrival. Proof of valid COVID-19 health insurance must also be provided.
There are no testing requirements in place.
U.S. travelers over age 12 must show that they are fully vaccinated to enter Slovenia.
Vaccinated travelers do not have any pretest requirements in place. Unvaccinated travelers will need to submit a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival.
U.S. travelers can visit South Korea but must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of departure. Most arriving passengers must quarantine for 7 days.
Additionally, all arriving passengers will experience some combination of temperature screening, health questionnaires, and/or COVID-19 tests, depending on point of departure, visa status, and nationality.
Only fully-vaccinated U.S. citizens (with proof of vaccination, including a booster, if does were received more than 270 days prior) or recovered travelers (within 180 days) can travel from the U.S. to Spain for non-essential travel, such as tourism.
Unvaccinated minors aged 12 to 18 may enter without showing proof of vaccination or recovery if they present a negative result from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel. Children under 12 do not require testing or proof of vaccination.
Fully-vaccinated visitors (and children under 12) have no testing requirements in place. Unvaccinated travelers must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of departure. Unvaccinated travelers must also book the first week of their stay in a government-approved “bubble.”
Travelers must purchase COVID-19 insurance at a cost of $12 per month and complete an online health declaration.
There are no testing or quarantine requirements in place.
Americans are allowed to enter Switzerland with evidence of completed vaccination (including a booster, if eligible) from COVID-19 or evidence of recovery from COVID-19.
Unvaccinated travelers are not currently allowed.
To travel to Tajikistan, travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival and potentially take another PCR test upon arrival.
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Travelers to Tanzania are expected to fill out a Health Surveillance Form on the plane. Travelers who provide proof of vaccination do not need to pretest. Otherwise, if you are over the age of 5, you must submit a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival, but no quarantine requirements are in place.
Fully-vaccinated and recovered travelers to Thailand will need to complete the following steps:
- Apply for a Thailand Pass certificate before travel
- Provide a negative COVID-19 test on the day of arrival
- Have medical insurance with at least $20,000 in coverage for coronavirus-related expenses
- Provide an antigen test (via a provided self-kit) on day 5 of your stay
To enter Togo, you must complete a travel form and upload a negative PCR test taken within 3 days of departure. You will also need to prepay for a test on arrival and self-isolate until results are provided (usually within 24 hours).
All visitors are required to download the Togo Safe app (iOS) and complete exit testing no more than 72 hours before departure.
Trinidad and Tobago
You will need to provide evidence of completed vaccination as well as a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival. Visitors must also apply for a travel pass before entry.
Vaccinated individuals with official proof of vaccination have no testing requirements in place. All unvaccinated travelers over age 6 will need to show either evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the start of travel or a negative antigen testing within 24 hours of travel.
Fully-vaccinated travelers and those who have evidence of recovery from COVID-19 can enter Turkey without testing or quarantine. All other travelers 12 and older are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure.
Turks and Caicos
To visit Turks and Caicos, visitors ages 18+ must be fully vaccinated, as well as:
- Present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of travel (if over the age of 2)
- Have insurance that covers medical evacuations
- Complete a health screening questionnaire
You must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of your departure and pass health screenings upon arrival, including temperature checks and potential testing. All travelers (6+) are also subject to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
Passengers will again need to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their departure from Uganda.
Ukraine requires U.S. travelers to satisfy one of the following requirements:
- Self-quarantine for 10 days upon arrival
- Arrive with a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours
- Arrive with a document confirming the receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines on WHO’s list of approved vaccines (children under 12 are exempt from the testing and vaccination requirements)
U.S. citizens must also show proof of medical insurance to cover any COVID-19-related expenses in case they get sick.
United Arab Emirates
Fully-vaccinated travelers to the U.A.E. do not have any testing requirements in place. Unvaccinated travelers (over the age of 16) must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours of departure. Regardless of status, all travelers will be tested again upon arrival.
There are no testing requirements in place to visit.
To visit Uruguay, you must either be vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 if you are over the age of 6. All travelers must also provide a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before departure. Proof of health insurance that is effective in Uruguay is required and you must also complete a health declaration form within 48 hours of boarding your flight.
U.S. citizens are permitted to enter Uzbekistan, but be aware that you usually need a visa. Vaccinated travelers are not subject to any pretest requirements. Unvaccinated travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the initiation of travel to Uzbekistan.
U.S. citizens must apply for a visa to travel to Venezuela. No q uarantine is required if you present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
All travelers to Vietnam must provide a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before they board their flight or a negative antigen test taken 24 hours before their flight. You must also complete a health declaration before entry and download and use the PC-COVID app (iOS, Android) while in the country.
To be allowed entry, tourists must arrive with a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of coming to Zambia. Testing on arrival will only be required if you are symptomatic.
To travel to Zimbabwe, you will need to provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of arrival and be tested upon arrival. Fully-vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine, but unvaccinated travelers must complete a 10-day quarantine.
As you can see, many countries require proof of vaccination or have more difficult testing and/or quarantine requirements for unvaccinated visitors. Some have mandatory quarantines in place, and most require a negative COVID-19 test (PCR is normally preferred). The definite of what is considered “Fully-vaccinated” also varies by country — some of which require a booster after a certain amount of time has passed since the initial doses have been given.
Ultimately, which international travel destinations are considered “open” depends on how much time you have to quarantine, ease of access to any required testing, and what you consider to be an advisable location.
It’s also worth pointing out that since the pandemic is ongoing, open access to travel can change at any time and with little warning. Lockdowns have been previously reenacted in countries, including Spain and China, so you should be prepared for this possibility if you decide to travel internationally.
Frequently asked questions
Can Americans travel right now?
Yes, U.S. citizens are allowed to travel, but there are requirements in place. Many countries require proof of vaccination, a negative COVID-19 test, or even a quarantine period. Requirements are constantly changing, so be sure to check back here often for updates.
Can Americans travel to Europe now?
Many European nations have opened their borders for travelers from the U.S. However, requirements are constantly changing, so check this post often for new information.
Where are U.S. citizens allowed to travel?
U.S. citizens can currently travel to more than 155 countries. New countries are opening up constantly.
Can U.S. citizens travel to Mexico right now?
Yes, both the land border and air travel are options for U.S. citizens.
Remember that all travelers must test negative for COVID-19 no more than 1 day before entering the U.S.
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About Christy Rodriguez
Christy was born in St. Louis, Missouri, but lived in Texas for the majority of her life. Now, work has her living in San Diego with her husband, daughter, and yellow lab. Her first international travel experience was for a summer study abroad program in Italy. After that, she knew that she was destined to travel as much as possible. Luckily, her husband worked at Southwest Airlines, so they were introduced to the exciting world of “non-rev” travel.
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I thought Peru removed the quarantine requirement?
Hi Andrew, you’re correct! As of March 15, 2021, the quarantine requirement was removed if you provide a negative test and receive a negative result after their first day of arrival. (You will still need to be quarantined briefly until you get your test result back.) We’ve updated the post to reflect this. Thanks!
Germany should be added to this list. Only requires PCR (72) or Antigen (48) for US travelers.
The date says that this was updated August 31st 2021 but but a ton of the information is completely incorrect. Bulgaria and Portugal have both closed and several other countries are requiring things that are not on here.
Hi Gwen! As of today, U.S. travelers are still allowed in both Bulgaria and Portugal. We just updated Bulgaria’s post to reflect new entry requirements that went into place as of September 1, 2021.
We invite you to check out the links to the embassy’s websites for the most current information. Thanks for reading!