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Here’s where US travelers can go internationally

80+ countries that will welcome you with socially distanced arms.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves into 2021, some countries are loosening travel restrictions to allow US tourists. Most places have safety protocols in place, like mandatory masks in public spaces, social distancing and even proof of a negative COVID test on entry.

And, as vaccines become more widely available, some countries are easing up on their entry restrictions for travelers who have received a full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Countries open to US citizens

Search for the country you're planning to visit to see its tourism status and restrictions on American travelers.

  • Many countries require Americans to undergo screening measures that include proof of negative COVID-19 test results and quarantine of up to 14 days on arrival. Learn more about restrictions and quarantine policies through embassy or consulates sites for countries you're planning to visit. And refer to State Department travel advisories by country before planning your trip.

CountryStatusRestrictionsDate updatedMore info
AfghanistanOpen with restrictionsTravelers aged 2 and older must provide a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of travel. Travelers are also advised to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. 4/5/2021More info
Åland IslandsClosed1/7/2021More info
AlbaniaOpen with restrictionsTravelers aged 2 and older must provide a COVID-19 test upon arrival. 4/5/2021More info
AlgeriaOpen with restrictionsTravelers aged 2 and older must provide a COVID-19 test upon arrival. Expect inter-city and inter-state restrictions. 4/5/2021More info
American SamoaClosed1/7/2021More info
AndorraClosed4/5/2021More info
AngolaOpenTravelers must present a negative RT-PCR test 72 hours before arrival. There is a mandatory 7-day quarantine after which travelers must test negative for COVID-19. 4/5/2021More info
AnguillaOpen with restrictionsA limited number of US citizens are accepted only with pretravel authorization. Travelers must present a negative PCR test taken no more than five days before departure. You'll be tested again upon arrival and subject to a 14-day quarantine. After quarantine, you'll need a third test showing negative results before you can freely move about the country. For anyone staying for shorter periods of time, restricted movement to specific restaurants and activities certified as Safe Environment providers is permitted.2/12/2021More info
Antigua and BarbudaOpen with restrictionsTravelers must take a viral test one to three days before arriving. It's recommended that you quarantine for two weeks after arrival, though early release is possible with another negative COVID-19 test. 4/5/2021More info
ArgentinaClosed1/7/2021More info
Armenia Open with restrictionsTravelers are required to present a negative PCR screening taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival, OR take a test at the airport for $40 and quarantine until they get the results. Anyone exhibiting symptoms must quarantine for 14 days.2/12/2021More info
Aruba Open with restrictionsUS travelers over the age of 15 must provide a personal health assessment and negative COVID test taken between 12 and 72 hours before travel. Any travelers flying with JetBlue can use an at-home saliva-based test. Everyone traveling to Aruba must purchase Aruba Visitor's Insurance.4/5/2021More info
Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha Saint HelenaClosed1/7/2021More info
AustraliaClosed4/5/2021More info
AustriaClosed1/7/2021More info
AzerbaijanClosed1/7/2021More info
BahrainOpen with restrictionsCOVID test required upon arrival.12/13/2020More info
BangladeshOpen with restrictionsA negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel required for entry to travelers aged 11 and older. 1/13/2021More info
Barbados Open with restrictionsUS travelers five years old and up must have proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival. Rapid testing may be required after landing and are confined to their preapproved hotel to await results. Five days after arrival, tourists will be subject to another test and are only permitted to move freely with a negative result.2/12/2021More info
Belarus Open Americans must have a negative Covid-19 test to enter and complete a full quarantine, so you must plan for a 10-day period. However, those in close contact with someone who tests positive for Covid-19 must quarantine for 14 days. 3/10/2021More info
BelgiumClosed2/2/2021More info
BelizeOpen with restrictionsA negative COVID test taken up to 96 hours before travel or a rapid test within 48 hours, with results downloaded in to a Belize Health app. Otherwise, bring a vaccination card with you that shows you've been inoculated at least two weeks prior to arrival. Or get tested at the airport upon arrival at a cost of $50. 3/10/2021More info
BeninClosed1/7/2021More info
Bermuda Open with restrictionsTravelers age 10 and up must provide proof of a negative PCR test taken within five days of departure. Expect mandatory Covid-19 tests at the airport, and travelers must quarantine while awaiting results. Additional tests are given on days four, eight and 14 of a traveler’s stay. A $75 fee covers their cost. Children age nine and younger don’t have to take virus tests, but must pay a $30 fee. Three days prior to your flight, you must complete a travel authorization form with negative results attached and submit to wearing a traveler location device for 14 days, or stay quarantined. Regardless you will also self-monitor your conditions during this time and report them online.1/13/2021More info
BhutanClosed1/7/2021More info
Bolivarian Republic of VenezuelaClosed1/7/2021
BoliviaOpen with restrictionsBolivia allows US visitors with a negative Covid-19 test taken within 10 days of a flight departing North America. Expect a health screening upon arrival. No quarantines are in place.3/10/2021More info
BonaireOpen with restrictionsTourists 13 years and older will have to show proof of a negative COVID test from within 72 hours before traveling. Additionally, passengers must fill out an online health declaration within 48 hours of their departure. You are only allowed to enter Bonaire through Curacao.2/12/2021More info
Bosnia and HerzegovinaOpen with restrictions Travelers must present a negative COVID test within 48 hours of travel.11/26/2020More info
BotswanaOpen with restrictionsA negative COVID test is required from US travlers within 72 hours of departure OR quarantine in a government-approved facility at your own expense for 14 days upon arrival. 2/19/2021More info
BrazilOpen with restrictions Travelers must have a negative PCR test 72 hours before departure. 4/5/2021More info
British Indian Ocean TerritoryClosed1/7/2021
British Virgin IslandsOpen with restrictionsTravelers aged five and up must have a negative RT-PCR test taken five days before arrival. A second test is administered after arrival at the airport. Visitors must wear a wristband monitoring device, and quarantine for four days. A third test is administered after four days and with negative results, travelers can freely move about. Testing and monitoring will cost $175. Proof of travel medical insurance is required, and a Travel Authroization certificate must be submitted between two and seven days before traveling.2/12/2021More info
Brunei DarussalamClosed1/7/2021
BulgariaClosed1/7/2021
Burkina FasoOpen with restrictionsBurkina Faso admits visitors who present a negative Covid-19 PCR test no more than five days old. Without a test, travelers will get a rapid test at the airport for $155 and will be detained until results are available. A negative PCR test dated within five days is also required upon departure. 1/15/2021More info
BurundiClosed1/7/2021
Cambodia Open with restrictionsTravelers must pay a $2,000 deposit and you must possess a negative Covid-19 test result taken within 72 hours of arrival. You must also take two more Covid-19 tests — on arrival and on day 13 of a 14-day mandatory quarantine. You must also buy a $90 local health insurance package. 1/13/2021More info
CameroonClosed1/7/2021
CanadaOpen with restrictionsOnly essential travel to Canada is permitted. If you go, you'll need to take a PCR test within 72 hours of arrival and quarantine until the results come back. If you test positive, you'll be required to stay in a government-designated facility for 14 days. 4/5/2021
Cape VerdeClosed1/7/2021
Cayman IslandsClosed1/7/2021
Central African RepublicOpen with restrictionsUS travelers must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Travelers must aslo abide by their carriers testing requirements to board their flights.3/10/2021More info
ChadClosed1/7/2021
ChileOpen with restrictions You must fill out an "affidavit of travelers" form 48 hours or less before departure, present a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of final departure and have proof of Covid-19 health insurance with $30,000 minimum coverage. 1/13/2021More info
ChinaClosed1/7/2021
Christmas IslandClosed1/7/2021
Cocos IslandsClosed1/7/2021
ColombiaOpen with restrictionsTravelers must: either have a negative COVID test results taken no more than 96 hours before departure OR take a test upon arrival and quarantine waiting for a negative result OR or quarantine for 14 days. 1/13/2021More info
ComorosClosed1/7/2021
CongoClosed1/7/2021
Cook IslandsClosed1/7/2021
Costa Rica Open No testing or quarantine mandate is required BUT travelers must provide proof of insurance that includes at least $50,000 coverage for medical issues related to the coronavirus. There also must be an addition $2,000 coverage for expenses due to pandemic illness or trip interruption or cancellation due to illness. You must complete a digital Health Pass before departing the US. 4/5/2021More info
Côte d'IvoireOpen with restrictionsAmerican travelers must present a negative Covid test taken no more than five days prior to arrival. A second requirement is you fill out a travel declaration and pay your fees online.3/10/2021More info
Croatia

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Croatia is closed to US citizens until further notice.4/5/2021More info
CubaOpen with restrictionsAlthough American tourism is prohibited, US citizens can enter Cuba under specific circumstances, such as to see family, or conduct professional or humantitarian activities. Cuba requires a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours before arrival for entry, plus a completed health declaration card. Incoming travelers will be transferred to a hospital or health clinic for a second PCR test upon arrival, and they must self-isolate at their own expense in Cuban government-approved hotel for five days. Expect a third round of testing after that.3/10/2021
CuracaoOpen with restrictionsTourists from all 50 states are permitted to visit, and will have to show proof of a negative COVID test from within 72 hours before traveling. Travelers must also have insurance and complete an online immigration card as well as a Health Department passenger locator card before traveling. Expect a national curfew. 3/10/2021More info
CyprusClosedWhile Cyprus had previously permitted US travelers to visit, Cyprus is closed to anyone ot from a Green zone until at least April 1, 2021.3/10/2021More info
Czech RepublicClosed1/7/2021
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaClosed1/7/2021
Democratic Republic of the CongoOpen with restrictionsUS travelers aged 11 and older must provide a negatice COVID test within seven days of travel. They will receive a second test upon arrival, and must quarantine until receiving negative results, usually 24 hours. 1/14/2021More info
DenmarkClosed1/7/2021
DjiboutiOpen with restrictionsNo pretravel COVID-19 test requirements are in place for Americans entering Djibouti, but travelers must undergo health screenings and a rapid COVID-19 saliva test for $30 upon arrival. Only those with negative results will be permitted. Anyone testing positive will either depart on the next flight out nor enter isolation and treatment.3/10/2020More info
Dominica Open with restrictions US visitors must answer a health questionnaire and present proof of a negative COVID test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Upon arrival, US travelers will submit to another test, a quarantine period of at least five days in a government-approved facility at their own expense, and a second test after the five-day period. 1/14/2021More info
Dominican Republic Open Between 3% and 15% of passengers older than five years, or anyone showing symptoms can expect a random quick breath test at the airport. Until February 28, travelers must fill out a Traveler Health Affidavit or a digital e-ticket that combines a customs declaration, embarkation and disembarkation forms and a Travelers Health Affidavit. After this time, only digital forms are accepted. For travelers arriving before March 31 by air and who are staying in a hotel qualify for free emergency travel assistance, and free viral antigen testing 72 hours prior to their departure.2/12/2021More info
Ecuador Open with restrictionsAmericans must present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 10 days of their arrival. Alternatively, you may est upon arrival and quarantine at a governement-approved facility while you await your results.3/10/2021More info
Egypt Open with restrictionsUS travelers aged six and up must present written proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken less than 72 hours before their arrival. Proof of travel health insurance is also required. All documentation must be presented in hardcopy — digital copies aren't accepted. There is no required quarantine for American travelers, but there may be some restrictions on travel within the country. You may travel to Sharm el Sheikh without a PCR test but will be tested upon arrival and quarantined until receiving negative results. Expect to show proof of health insurance coverage.3/10/2021More info
El SalvadorOpen with restrictionsUS citizens must provide proof of a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before their arrival. Visitors are also subject to various medical screenings at entry point. No one who has visited the UK or South Africa within 30 days will be permitted.11/26/2020More info
Equatorial GuineaOpen with restrictionsVisitors to Equatorial Guinea may enter without quarantining providing they show a negative Covid test less than 48 hours old. 3/10/2021More info
EritreaClosed1/7/2021
EstoniaOpen with restrictionsTravelers who can prove they have either fully recovered from Covid-19 and can show a negative Covid-19 test and a doctor's certificate within the past six months are permitted to enter without quarantining. Plus, any tourist who can prove vaccination from one of nine approved suppliers are also permitted entry. Vaccination certificates must be written in Estonian, English or Russian. Otherwise, for everyone 12 and under, expect to show a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken no earlier than 72 hours upon arrival, and quarantine for 10 days.2/17/2021More info
Ethiopia Open with restrictionsEthiopia requires arriving US citizens to have a negative Covid-19 test within five days of arrival. A seven-day quarantine is also required.2/112/2021More info
Falkland IslandsClosed1/7/2021
Faroe IslandsClosed1/7/2021
Federated States of MicronesiaClosed1/7/2021
FijiClosed1/7/2021
FinlandClosed1/7/2021
FranceClosed1/7/2021
French GuianaClosed1/7/2021
French Polynesia Closed2/12/2021More info
GabonClosed1/7/2021
GambiaClosed1/7/2021
GeorgiaOpen with restrictionsGeorgia has lifted restrictions for travelers vaccinated against Covid-19. You must have had both doses of any available vaccine with appropriate documentation to prove it. Nonvaccinated tourists will require to show negative Covid-19 test results taken within 72 hours of travel, and are required to retest three days after arrival at their own expense. Anyone entering Georgia who has been in the UK within the past 14 days must quarantine for 12 days. 2/17/2021More info
GermanyClosed1/7/2021
Ghana Open with restrictionsUS citizens must have a negative Covid-19 test less than 72 hours old. Passengers must take a second test after arriving that costs $150.1/14/2021More info
GibraltarClosed1/7/2021
GreeceClosed1/7/2021
GreenlandClosed1/7/2021
Grenada Open with restrictionsUS travellers must present negative Covid test results within 72 hours of departure, apply for travel authorization from the Ministry of Health and health insurance coverage for Covid. A second test is required on day five to freely move about, or remain at the hotel for the rest of their stay. 2/12/2021More info
GuadeloupeClosed1/7/2021
Guatemala Open with restrictionsAll people aged 10 and older must have one of the following: a) a negative Covid test result taken 72 hours or less upon arrival, b) a vaccination card identifying the second dose at 14 days or more, or c) proof from a physician that you've had Covid and recovered. No quarantine. Visitors traveling from the UK or South Africa may be denied entry. 3/10/2021More info
GuernseyClosed1/7/2021
Guinea-bissauClosed1/7/2021
GuineaClosed1/7/2021
GuyanaOpen with restrictionsVisitors aged two and up are required to present negative Covid PCR test results less than one week old that are written in English to board their flight. But results older than 72 hours will result in passengers 13 years old and up being retested upon arrival at a cost of $85. They will be required to wait for results at their hotel, usually about six hours. A passenger locator form is also required to be submitted 24 hours prior to arrival.2/12/2021More info
Haiti Open no restrictionsUS passengers must make a formal health statement and be prepared for the Ministry of Public Health follow up with them up to three times during their stay. 1/14/2021More info
HondurasOpen with restrictionsTravel to Honduras is permitted with a negative result from a Covid-19 test, plus you must also fill out an online health form. Travelers from the UK or South Africa are restricted. 1/14/2021More info
Hong KongClosed1/7/2021
HungaryClosed1/7/2021
IcelandOpen with restrictions All passengers arriving in Iceland must take a double COVID-test procedure along with quarantine for five to six days. The first COVID test is at the border on arrival and the second by a primary healthcare service provider five to six days later. All subjects must quarantine between both tests.3/10/2021More info
IndiaClosedOnly select emergency visas are being issued. 4/5/2021
IndonesiaClosed1/7/2021
IranOpen with restrictions Tourist visas are not being issued, but you may be able to enter with another type of visa. 4/5/2021
IraqClosed4/5/2021
Ireland Open with restrictions Travelers need to have a negative PCR test within 72 before arrival. You'll need to quarantine for two weeks after getting there. 4/5/2021More info
Isle of ManClosed1/7/2021
IsraelClosed1/7/2021
ItalyClosed4/5/2021
Jamaica Open with restrictionsAll US passengers 12 or older are required to upload negative Covid-19 test results dated within 10 days of arrival to receive travel authorization. Travel authorization required and further testing possible on arrival. 4/5/2021More info
JapanClosedJapan is closed to tourism, though US entry is allowed in select cases. 4/5/2021
JerseyClosed1/7/2021
JordanClosed1/7/2021
KazakhstanClosed1/7/2021
Kenya Open with restrictionsKenya is open to US travelers with negative Covid-19 test results taken 96 hours or less upon arrival, and a strict health screening. 1/14/2021More info
KiribatiClosed1/7/2021
KosovoOpen no restrictionsKosovo requires negative COVID-19 test results taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Those who fail to provide tests must quarantine for seven days. Travelers should expect health screenings at the airport and nationwide curfews. 1/14/2021More info
KuwaitClosed1/7/2021
KyrgyzstanClosed1/7/2021
LaosClosed1/7/2021
LatviaClosed1/7/2021
LebanonOpen with restrictionsLebanon requires negative Covid test results dated within 96 hours of travel for anyone older than 12 years. Visitors should expect widespread curfews. You'll get a mandatory second $50-test upon arrival, must quarantine for three days and then take a third test. The noncompliance penalty is up to three months in prison and a fine of $400.2/12/2021More info
LesothoClosed1/7/2021
LiberiaOpen with restrictionsUS visitors must either take a COVID-19 test upon departure from the US showing a negative result, or take a coronavirus test upon arrival in Liberia. Expect temperature checks at the Liberian airports. But there's no required quarantine period or interstate travel restrictions.3/10/2021More info
LibyaClosed1/7/2021
LiechtensteinClosed1/7/2021
LithuaniaClosed1/7/2021
LuxembourgClosed1/7/2021
MacaoClosed1/7/2021
MadagascarClosed1/7/2021
MalawiClosed1/7/2021
MalaysiaClosed1/7/2021
Maldives Open with restrictionsPassengers aged one year and older with a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 96 hours before arrival, plus proof of paid accommodation in a tourist establishment can enter the Maldives. No mandatory quarantine.1/14/2021More info
MaliOpen with restrictionsTravelers must present a negative Covid-19 test result dated within seven days of arrival, and documentation that provides contact information, travel history and health symptoms. Any passengers without the required documentation and anyone showing virus symptoms will be tested at the airport. They'll be required to quarantine for a negative result, and their travel documents will be retained pending the results.3/10/2021More info
Malta Open with restrictionsUS tourists can only enter Malta after quarantining for 14 days in a corridor country, such as Croatia or Turkey. Expect screening measures in place upon arriving on the island as well, including filling out Public Health Travel Declaration and a Passenger Locator forms prior to departure.1/14/2021More info
Marshall IslandsClosed1/7/2021
MartiniqueClosed1/7/2021
MauritaniaClosed1/7/2021
MauritiusClosed1/7/2021
MayotteClosed1/7/2021
Mexico Open no restrictionsThe land border is closed to non-essential travel, but the air border is open. Travelers flying to Mexico from the US need to provide negative COVID-19 test results taken within 72 hours of departure. A 14-day quarantine upon arrival is encouraged. 4/5/2021More info
MonacoClosed1/7/2021
MongoliaClosed1/7/2021
Montenegro Open with restrictionsMontenegro now requires US citizens to provide negative results for a Covid-19 PCR test that's dated no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. 2/28/2021More info
MontserratOpen with restrictionsMost flights to Montserrat arrive via Antigua, so passengers must be sure to have all Covid clearance according to Antigua's protocol. Otherwise, you must complete an online form before booking your flight, and you'll require negative test results for COVID-19. Upon arrival, you'll quarantine for up to 14 days on arrival whether staying in your own home, a rented property or a government-approved facility.3/10/2021
Morocco Open with restrictionsUS travelers who have reservations with a Moroccan hotel OR travel agency OR an invitation from a Moroccan company can enter Morocco. They must present a printed, negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of departure, and expect a health screening upon arrival. Local curfews are stricty enforced, but quarantine isn't required.1/15/2021More info
MozambiqueClosed1/7/2021
MyanmarClosed1/7/2021
Nambia Open with restrictionsNamibia requires visitors older than five to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test no more than seven days old to enter the country. For test results older than older than seven days, expect a test and quarantine at your own expense until you get the results. Noncompliance can cost you a fine up to $135.2/12/2021More info
NauruClosed1/7/2021
NepalOpen with restrictionsNepal requires a negative PCR test for anyone over the age of five, obtained in the 72 hours before departure. A 10-day quarantine is mandatory but can be reduced to seven days with a second negative PCR test on the fifth day after arrival. Mountain climbers and trekkers require $5,000 in insurance for coronavirus-related treatment to enter. 2/12/2021More info
NetherlandsClosed1/7/2021
New CaledoniaClosed1/7/2021
New ZealandClosed1/7/2021
Nicaragua Open with restrictionsNicaragua is open to US guests you present a negative Covid test taken within 72 hours of travel. Expect to send it electronically 36 hours prior to departure for Ministry of Health approval, AND show the paper copy to board your flight. 11/5/2020More info
NigerOpen with restrictionsAir travelers to Niger must show negative Covid-19 test results taken within 72 hours of departure. Anyone staying longer than two weeks must quarantine for the first week and then get tested again at no cost. Land borders are closed.1/15/2021More info
NigeriaOpen with restrictionsNigeria welcomes US travelers 10 years old and over with negative PCR test results dated within 96 hours before departure. You must pay for another test after one week, and self-isolate until you receive a negative result. All visitors must register at the Nigeria International Travel Portal in order to board their flight. Expect curfews.1/15/2021More info
NiueClosed1/7/2021
Norfolk IslandClosed1/7/2021
North Macedonia Open No restrictions, but expect medical screening at the airport for all travelers. Groups of more than four people in public is prohibited, and you can expect a $600 fine.2/12/2021More info
Northern Mariana IslandsClosed1/7/2021
NorwayClosed1/7/2021
OmanClosed1/7/2021
PakistanClosed1/15/2021
PalauClosed1/7/2021
Panama Open with restrictionsPanama welcomes visitors who show proof of a negative Covid test taken within 48 hours of departure OR for $50 you can get a rapid test at the airport, with additonal health screenings in place. If the rapid test yields positive results, Panama arranges and pays for quarantine at a hotel for seven days, when you'll be tested again. 1/15/2021More info
Papua New GuineaClosed1/7/2021
ParaguayClosed1/7/2021
Peru Open with restrictionsTravelers 12 and older may enter Peru (from flights less than eight hours in duration) with a negative Covid-19 PCR test result or antigen test dated less than 72 hours before departure. Expect also a mandatory 14-day quarantine. On day six you'll have the option to retest and can move freely after receiving a negative result.3/10/2021More info
PhilippinesClosed1/7/2021
PolandClosed1/7/2021
PortugalClosed1/7/2021
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QatarClosed1/7/2021
Republic of KoreaClosed1/7/2021
Republic of MoldovaClosed1/7/2021
RéunionClosed1/7/2021
RomaniaOpen with restrictionsAny traveler who presents a negative result of an RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight is permitted to enter Romania. Also, anyone with documentation thaty had and recovered from the virus 90 days before traveling is permitted. 3/10/2021More info
Russian FederationClosed1/7/2021
Rwanda Open with restrictionsAll US visitors to Rwanda must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within 72 hours of departure and uploaded to a Passenger Locator digital form. They also must take a second test upon arrival, self-isolate in a hotel for up to 24 hours until they receive a negative results.3/10/2021More info
Saint Pierre and MiquelonClosed1/7/2021
SamoaClosed1/7/2021
San MarinoClosed1/7/2021
Sao Tome and PrincipeClosed1/7/2021
Saudi ArabiaClosed1/7/2021
Senegal Open with restrictionsSenegal welcomes travelers two years old and over must show an original COVID-19 PCR test certificate with negative results dated within five days of entry. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 test may not be permitted to depart the US. 1/16/2021More info
Serbia Open with restrictionsUS travelers 12 and older are required to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test dated 48 hours or less upon entry to Serbia. 11/5/2020More info
SeychellesOpen with restrictionsOnly American travelers who can show proof of full vaccination against Covid dated a minimum of 14 days prior to travel AND present a negative Covid-19 test no more than 72 hours upon arrival are permitted to enter without having to quarantine. Nonvaccinated travelers must show a negative test and quarantine for 10 days after arrival.2/17/2021
Sierra LeoneClosed1/7/2021
SingaporeClosed1/7/2021
Sint Eustatius and Saba BonaireClosed1/7/2021
SlovakiaClosed1/7/2021
SloveniaClosed1/7/2021
Solomon IslandsClosed1/7/2021
SomaliaClosed1/7/2021
South Africa Open with restrictionsSouth Africa requires all visitors to present a negative Covid-19 or serology test required within 72 hours of travel. Without test results, you'll land in 14-day quarantine at your own expense. Expect a nationwide curfew. Keep in mind that a Covid-19 variant has recently emerged in South Africa. The US embassy has also reported a shortage of PCR tests passengers are required to take up to 72 hours before their return flight, and some results are taking longer to receive.3/10/2021More info
South Korea Open with restrictionsUS travelers can enter South Korea with a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of departure. Also, quarantine for 14 days upon arrival at a government designated facility, even with a negative test, is mandatory. And you should expect additional health screenings. 1/16/2021More info
South SudanClosed1/7/2021
SpainClosed1/7/2021
Sri LankaOpen with restrictionsSri Lanka is open to anyone booked at an approved hotel or resort for at least 14 days, and a negative Covid-19 test result to enter.2/12/2021More info
St. Bart's ClosedAlthough previously open to international travelers, St. Bart's has since closed its borders as of February 2.4/5/2021More info
St. Kitts and NevisOpen with restrictionsUS visitors must fill out a Travel Authorization Form before arrival and upload a negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken 72 hours or less prior to departure. You must stay in your hotel perimeter for the first seven days, and get tested again. Negative results mean you can move about freely. For stays of 14 days or longer, expect a third test. Tests cost $150 each. 2/12/2021More info
St. Lucia Open with restrictionsAmericans aged five and older must provide a negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within five days of arrival to enter St. Lucia. Visitors must also have a copy of a completed travel registration form and confirmed reservations at a Covid-certified property for the duration of their stay.2/12/2021More info
St. Maarten / St. MartinSt. Maarten (Dutch): Open with restrictions. St. Martin (French): Closed.For Sint Maarten, US travelers must fill out a mandatory health authorization application and present a negative Covid-19 PCR test. It must be 72 hours old or less. Covid-19 health insurance is also mandatory. As for Saint-Martin, all French territories are closed to anyone other than EU members.2/12/2021More info
St. Vincent and Grenadines Open with restrictionsAmericans should expect a series of three tests: A negative Covid-19 PCR test result taken 72 hours or less before arrival, along with a prearrival form. You may be retested upon arrival and enter a mandatory 14-day quarantine at your approved hotel. And a third test between day four and day seven with negative results. All passengers must self-monitorand report their condition for 10 days during their stay.2/12/2021More info
State of PalestineClosed1/7/2021
SudanClosed1/7/2021
SurinameClosed1/7/2021
Svalbard and Jan Mayen IslandsClosed1/7/2021
SwazilandClosed1/7/2021
SwedenClosed1/7/2021
SwitzerlandClosedUS citizens may enter for essential reasons, though you'll need to present negative PCR test results and quarantine upon arrival for 10 days. 4/5/2021
Syrian Arab RepublicClosed1/7/2021
TaiwanClosed1/7/2021
TajikistanClosed1/7/2021
Tanzania Open no restrictionsAmericans arriving to Tanzania must complete a Health Surveillance Form and undergo screening, including a possible Covid-19 test, but specific testing requirements are dependent upon your airline. For return trips to the US, the US Embassy reports increasing instances of delays in Covid-19 PCR testing, and some clinics have discontinued offering pretravel testing.2/19/2021More info
ThailandClosed1/7/2021
The Bahamas Open with restrictionsYou must apply for a trave health visa, which take 72 hours to process. Travelers aged two and older will also need to show results of a COVID-19 test taken with 72 hours before departure. 4/5/2021More info
The Democratic Republic of The CongoClosed1/7/2021
The Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaClosed1/7/2021
Timor-lesteClosed1/7/2021
TogoOpen with restrictionsAll passengers must present proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within five days prior to boarding their flight. The results are uploaded to a traveler declaration form, where you’ll pay $75 payment for a second PCR test upon arrival. Visitors must download and activate a Togo Safe app to avoid quarantine, but they must self-isolate until their second virus test yields negative results. Testing is required again 72 hours before exiting the country. 1/16/2021More info
TongaClosed1/7/2021
Trinidad and TobagoClosed1/7/2021
TunisiaOpen with restrictionsA negative PCR or serology test taken within 72 hours plus a 14-day self-quarantine is mandatory for all visitors. Travelers can choose to pay for a PCR test on the seventh day and if the result is negative, they are free to leave quarantine early.1/16/2021More info
Turkey Open with restrictionsAll international travelers six and older must have a negative Covid-19 test result taken 72 hours or less prior to boarding their flight, must complete an information form and prepare for a health screening upon arrival. Anyone arriving without a negative test must enter a 14-day quarantine.2/12/2021More info
TurkmenistanClosed1/7/2021
Turks and Caicos Open with restrictionsThe Turks and Caicos asks visitors nine and older to fill out a mandatory travel authorization form and provide a negative Covid-19 test result taken within five days of arrival. Travelers must also complete an online health questionnaire and carry Covid-19-related travel medical insurance. 1/16/2021More info
TuvaluClosed1/7/2021
Uganda Open with restrictionsInternational travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID test within 120 hours of traveling. Visitors must also test negative prior to leaving the country, also within 120 hours. 1/16/2021More info
UkraineOpen with restrictionsUS travelers have two options: Either self-quarantine for two weeks, or take a COVID-19 test upon arrival at the airport and quarantine until they get the results, or arrive with a negative COVID-19 PCR test from within 48 hours. You must also install a health-tracking app and present travel health insurance coverage.2/12/2021More info
United Arab EmiratesOpen with restrictionsTravelers 12 and older must present a negative PCR test result within 96 hours of departure. Even with a negative test, expect a mandatory quarantine and a follow-up test after arrival. You may also be subject to wearing a tracking bracelet.3/10/2021More info
United Kingdom Open with restrictionsTravel to the UK is highly discouraged because of the new variant recently first identified there. International visitors must have a negative Covid-19 test result taken 72 hours before departure, plus a Paseenger Locator form and quarantine for 10 days. Also before traveling, you must book and pay approximately $290 for a travel test package that includes two Covid-19 tests to be taken during the 10-day quarantine before day two and on or after day eight. Violating any of these policies may result in penalties of up to $13,860 and 10 years in prison. Both England and Wales are under lockdown. Scotland requires your quarantine to be spent in a government-approved facility. Northern Ireland requires you to arrive with a negative Covid test or face a $700 fine, and you must quarantine for 10 days.3/10/2021More info
UruguayClosed1/7/2021
US Virgin IslandsOpen with restrictionsVisitors age five and older must have a negative Covid-19 test taken within five days of arrival. Submit results via a travel health form, to receive a travel certification within 48 hours and must be presented to board your flight. Both the original test result and the travel certification must be presented upon arrival. Those who don’t have an acceptable test result must quarantine for 14 days at their own expense or the duration of their stay, whichever is shorter. Visitors can pay for additional testing to leave quarantine early. 3/10/2021More info
UzbekistanClosed1/7/2021
VanuatuClosed1/7/2021
VietnamClosed1/7/2021
Wallis and Futuna IslandsClosed1/7/2021
Western SaharaClosed1/7/2021
YemenClosed1/7/2021
Zambia Open with restrictionsAll international travelers may enter Zambia provided they show a negative Covid-19 test result taken at least 14 days before arrival. If you exhibit Covid symptoms upon arrival, you'll be subject to a 14-day quarantine period in government-appointed isolation area. 1/16/2021More info
Zimbabwe Open with restrictionsAmericans entering Zimbabwe can only do so with a negative Covid-19 test result taken 48 hours before arrival. The option to test upon arrival is not available. Expect national curfews and travel restrictions in place. 1/16/2021More info

What about the EU?

The EU hasn't yet lifted its travel ban on US tourists. While the EU opened its borders to other tourists in July 2020, Americans are barred from entry until positive COVID-19 test results in the US are at or below the EU average.

Traveling during COVID-19

The CDC continues to advise caution when traveling within or outside the US, though it no longer requires self-quarantine or a COVID-19 test for fully vaccinated travelers as of April 2021. It recommends that you delay travel if you are not fully vaccinated to protect yourself and your family from getting or spreading the virus.

When traveling, follow safety measures that include wearing a mask in public, social distancing and washing your hands. If you are diagnosed with, have symptoms of or are waiting for COVID-19 test results — or are otherwise at risk of illness — do not attend gatherings or travel for 14 days.

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