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If 2020 and 2021 has taught us anything, it's to appreciate the things we once took for granted, like the simple joy of travel.
Things change quickly these days but our Tour Specialists have put together a list of destinations that are open for travel right now. Take advantage of tours that are off the beaten path, away from crowds, in private homes, or consider chartering a ship with family and friends.
This page is updated daily based on information from local and international authorities. Each destination has different protocols that must be followed, which is why you will find the corresponding government websites below. As always, we are here to help! Contact us and we can walk you through what you need to know to travel now!
Attention Canadians: To see travel advisories and restrictions, please visit our Travel Restrictions Tool or Government of Canada - Travel Advice and Advisories.
*** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel. Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.
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All those interested in traveling to Albania, are reminded that Albania has opened its borders on June 1, 2020. There are no restrictions on entry, whether for Covid-19 test or specific document.
Austria's borders are open again beginning June 24, 2021.
Upon entry into Austria, travelers arriving from the United States must either present a certificate of vaccination, certificate of recovery or a negative COVID-19 test result.
- Vaccination Certificate (e.g. “CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Card”):
Inoculation with BioNtech/Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson&Johnson/Janssen, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, or Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines.
Start of validity: 22 days after the first inoculation
End of validity: 3 months after the first inoculation if partially vaccinated (received 1 of 2 prescribed doses) or 9 months after the first/only inoculation if fully vaccinated (received all prescribed doses)
- Certificate of Recovery:
Confirmation of the patient's recovery from COVID-19 in the past 6 months issued by a medical professional or public authority, OR a positive test for COVID-19 antibodies (not older than 3 months).
- Negative COVID-19 Test Result:
PCR/NAAT or rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2; sample taken no earlier than 72 hours (PCR test) or 48 hours (antigen test) before entering Austria
Certificates and test results issued in English or German by a medical professional or public authority will be accepted.
For more information on the corona virus situation in Austria, please click here.
Beginning June 21, 2021, US residents may travel to Belgium for non-essential reasons.
What documents do I need to travel?
√ Your travel documents (passport, residence card, visa if applicable…)
For visa application see Visa for Belgium
√ Passenger Health Locator Form
A negative PCR test will be required from American citizens if the United States moves into the "red" zone. AT this time (June 22, 2021) United States is considered to be in the green/orange zone, therefore a negative PCR test is not required for entry.
All arriving passengers to Colombia should have a negative result from a Covid-19 PCR test taken no more than 96 hours before departing. Passengers must also complete Migracion Colombia’s Check-Mig immigration form and follow other protocols upon arrival. This includes reporting to the Colombian Government any flu-like symptoms that occur within 14 days of arrival in Colombia. Personal biosecurity measures such as masks are required in airports and on flights.
Since Nov. 1, Costa Rica has allowed all countries in the world to enter by air, as long as they meet the country’s visa and COVID-19 entry requirements.
The Government of the Republic has facilitated the entry of international tourists, and since Oct. 26, eliminated the requirement of RT-PCR tests for the detection of the coronavirus. Neither Costa Ricans nor foreigners will be issued sanitary confinement (or quarantine) orders when entering the country by air. These measures are subject to change and dependent on the evolution of the pandemic both in Costa Rica and around the world.
Tourists visiting Costa Rica are asked to abide by the sanitary protocols implemented for carrying out all tourist activities in the country.
Entry for tourism is permitted only with documentary evidence of an accommodation paid in advance and in full, prior to arrival at the border (the accommodation reservation alone is not sufficient to be permitted entry). Tourists must have certificate they have received two doses of vaccine, provided that 14 days have passed from the time they received the second dose, or the first dose of Janssen/Johnson&Johnson), OR a negative PCR test result not older than 48 hours from the time of the swab to crossing the border.
The EnterCroatia online form allows visitors to enter all the necessary information and data prior to traveling to Croatia to ease border crossing upon entry. All travelers are advised to fill out the form before arrival:
As of June 21, U.S. citizens are allowed to travel to the Czech Republic with no test or quarantine required. However, to participate in visitor activities like checking into a hotel, eating at a restaurant, entering a museum or attending a public event, travelers need to show proof of vaccination, a negative PCR test less than three days old, a negative antigen test less than 24 hours old or medical proof of recovery from Covid-19. KN95 or FFP2 masks are required to enter shops, airports, transportation or post offices; cloth masks re required for outdoor environments where social distancing is not possible.
Denmark is open to American travelers, regardless of vaccination status.
Fully vaccinated visitors (Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson) from the U.S. can enter Denmark for tourism without testing or quarantine requirements if they present proof of vaccination and at least two weeks have passed since their final dose.
Unvaccinated visitors must present a Covid test upon arrival but are not required to quarantine.
Travelers 3 and older must have proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR or rapid antigen test taken within three days of arrival to avoid quarantine. Or you can present a completed vaccination card. Testing is available for those who don't arrive with a negative result. You must quarantine at an approved facility while waiting for results.
SPECIAL, ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS: Any international traveler wishing to transit via Quito or Guayaquil International Airport to the Galapagos should first arrive in-country with proof of a negative COVID test taken in the last three days (as per instructions above). In addition, all persons present in Ecuador (regardless of nationality or residence status) wishing to travel to the Galapagos Islands must present negative results from a RT-PCR test taken no more than 96 hours prior to arrival in the Galapagos. This can be the same test as the test used to get into Ecuador, assuming it was taken within 96 hours of arrival to the Galapagos. If the initial test was not taken within 96 hours of arrival to the Galapagos, the traveler will need to take a second test in Ecuador at a laboratory recognized by the Quality Assurance Agency of the Services of Health and Prepaid Medicine (ACESS), at their own expense.
If you are vaccinated coming from a country on the "green" list (including the United States and Canada)
You are not subject to any health measures.
If you are not vaccinated
Upon boarding, each traveller aged 11 years or older must present a negative PCR or antigenic test taken less than 72 hours before the flight.
This will not apply to:
- trips by residents of cross-border areas (border within a 30 km radius of your residence, and for a duration of less than 24 hours).
- work-related trips, the urgent or frequent nature of which makes them incompatible with these tests;
- trips by hauliers carrying out their work.
- To avail of the exemptions above, you must have a document proving the reasons for your trip.
Depending on your circumstances, you must complete and carry some of the following documents in order to board:
- proof of vaccination. It will only be valid if it proves that you are fully vaccinated, i.e.:
- Two weeks after the second shot for two-shot vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca);
- Four weeks after the shot for one-shot vaccines (Johnson & Johnson);
- Two weeks after the shot for vaccines administered to people who have already had COVID-19 (only one dose is necessary).
- (for all travellers except vaccinated travellers arriving from a “green” country) a sword declaration, which you can download from the Interior Ministry’s website stating that
- you have no symptoms of COVID-19 infection;
- to your knowledge, you have not been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to your journey;
- (if you are aged 11 years or older) you agree to submit to a virological RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival in France;
- (where applicable) you pledge to self-isolate for
- (for non-vaccinated travellers arriving from a “red” country) you are aware that you will have to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival in France.
- (For travellers arriving from “red” countries, or if they are not vaccinated, “orange” countries), a certificate of international travel for Metropolitan France, which you can download from the Interior Ministry’s website. You must present this certificate to travel companies before using your travel ticket, as well as to border control authorities (for travel by air, sea and land, including by rail);
- (for travellers required to self-isolate or quarantine) proof of location of self-isolation, and where appropriate, access details for inspectors to carry out checks.
The German Government is lifting all travel restrictions for persons residing in the United States, effective Sunday, June 20, 2021. 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.
As of Sunday, June 13, 2021, the United States is no longer categorized as a risk area according to the Robert Koch Institute. Thus, travelers are no longer required to register digitally for entry or quarantine on arrival in Germany.
- Every traveler coming to Greece from abroad should have a negative PCR test conducted no later than 72 hours before arrival. This test is mandatory for all tourists.
- If the traveler has completed his/her vaccination (i.e. 14 days have elapsed since the last vaccination, depending on the doses required) and is in a position to confirm it by presenting the relevant vaccination certificate, then proof of a negative test is not required. Vaccination is not obligitory!
- Every traveler who arrives in Greece, regardless of the certificate he carries, may undergo a random health check. If selected, the check is mandatory. Otherwise we reserve the right to refuse entry in the country.
- The countries from which entry is allowed, under the aforementioned conditions, without the requirement for isolation are: EU + New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Thailand, Rwanda, Singapore, USA, UK, Israel, Serbia and UAE.
- Passengers are allowed to enter the country through 9 airports (Athens, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Corfu, Rhodes, Kos, Chania, Mykonos, Santorini).
- Every tourist must fill in the special PLF (Passenger Location Form) no later than 23:59 of the day before arriving in Greece. This is done here.
Generally speaking, Italy is open for tourists but requirements may change without notice and vary be region.
Americans must present proof of full vaccination, or proof of recovery from Covid-19, or a negative Covid-19 swab test taken within 48 hours of departure. A self-declaration form is required on entry.
Airlines are responsible to ensure that before boarding each passenger has a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to the departure from the first embarkation airport, health insurance for Non-Jordanians, and installed the AMAN Mobile App.
Travelers must also complete the Health Declaration and Locator Form at the counter before boarding.
An additional PCR test will be collected upon arrival to the airport for passengers above the age of 5. This test is at passengers’ own expense and costs JD28 / US$40.
Travelers are able to enter Montenegro with any of the following: 1. A negative result from a Covid-19 PCR test issued by a registered lab that's no more than 72 hours old upon arrival. 2. A positive result for IgG antibodies not older than 30 days. 3. Proof of a second vaccine dose received seven days ago or longer.
Travelers coming from abroad must have a printed invitation on the letterhead of the inviting Moroccan company. This letter must be sealed by the company and signed by a manager with all the relevant information concerning the traveler included (passport number, dates of entry, purpose of visit, accommodation details).
A negative Covid-19 (PCR) test must be completed less than 72 hours prior to arrival. Children under 11 years of age are exempt.
All passengers must complete a passenger health form online at http://www.onda.ma/form.php, then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco.
The USA is now considered a safe country and therefore the following rules apply:
1. No EU travel ban
You may travel to the Netherlands, the EU travel ban and does not apply to you.
2. No negative test result or self-quarantine required
If you are coming from a country where the risk of contracting COVID-19 is low (a safe country) you do not need to show a negative test result. You are also not required to self-quarantine when you arrive in the Netherlands.
3. Health declaration
If you are travelling by air you must fill in a health declaration and carry it with you. Some airlines allow you to complete this health declaration digitally when you check in.
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required to enter?
Yes. To enter Nicaragua, citizens and foreigners must present a negative COVID-PCR/SEROLOGY test at the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport taken a maximum of 72 hours prior to entry. The COVID-19 test results should be sent electronically to the airline prior to the date of travel.
Note: For citizens arriving from Asia, Africa, and Oceania, the test must be taken a maximum of 96 hours prior to their arrival in Nicaragua.
Is it necessary to fill out a form to enter the country?
Yes. People who wish to visit Nicaragua, entering by air or land, must fill out an online form issued by the Ministry of Interior to provide an agile, orderly, and secure application for admission into the country. The form must be submitted a minimum of seven days prior to arrival in Nicaragua.
As of June 15, Portugal opened to nonessential travel for U.S. nationals.
By the current restrictions, in effect until June 28, visitors must present a negative Covid PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to the time of departure or an antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to the time of departure on the first embarkation point. Children under 24 months old are exempt.
Travelers also need to present the same documentation to the border officers at arrival, but no other test or quarantine will be required.
Passengers are required to complete the Passenger Locator Card online for each passenger up to 48 hours before traveling.
Effective immediately, travelers from the U.S. will be able to visit Spain regardless of their vaccination status. This applies to residents in the U.S who don't visit any other country prior to arrival in Spain (other than to connect flights without leaving the airport).
The only requirement is that travelers fill out a health questionnaire prior to departure. The questionnaire can be filled out online or downloaded at https://www.spth.gob.es/.
For the latest information on travel requirements please visit https://travelsafe.spain.info/en/.
Switzerland will welcome fully vaccinated North American guests as of June 28. Quarantine and a negative Covid-19 test will not be required to enter the country.
All fully vaccinated travelers entering Switzerland by air will need to complete the online form of the Federal Office of Public Health for incoming travelers.
In addition, the Swiss government announced a full reopening of places such as restaurants, events and leisure facilities, according to the Switzerland Tourism office.
Turkey requires that US citizens 6 years and older have a negative Covid-19 test result taken 72 hours or less before their flight to enter. Passengers must fill out a form for entry and prepare to be checked for coronavirus symptoms.
Each state has specific requirements for entry. Please visit the U.S. Department of State website to view travel details by state or contact us and we can walk you through what you need to know to travel now!
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