Where Can U.S. Tourists Travel?

Where Can U.S. Tourists Travel?


For Americans eager to continue their traveling outside of the States, there are a number of countries that have opened their borders to U.S. citizens.


With the number of corona cases in the United States  going down and the number of vaccinations going up, many countries are no longer flat out saying 'No' to American tourists.  Many of those that had closed their borders have recently reopened, though still with  restrictions and requirements.  Although many are allowing unvaccinated tourist into their country, they are doing so with greater restrictions than their vaccinated counterparts.


Additionally, the State Department categorizes most nations as Level 3, or "reconsider travel." 
As of January 26, all airline passengers to the United States must provide a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days of departure.
 

Whether travel to "open" destinations is responsible or advisable is up to individuals to decide. 
For those who do choose to travel, it is strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 before departure - as things are continually changing. 
 
 
(Updated June 14)
Here is the full list of countries currently open to receiving U.S. tourists. (We are only covering countries that do NOT require a quarantine period.)


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution


albania
Photo Courtesy: Boletinpatron


Albania has reopened its borders and is now allowing American tourist to enter.  However, travelers will have to adhere to social distancing guidelines, including face masks while indoors.


There is no pre-testing necessary, but there will be additional medical personnel at all points of entry (for temperature tests).  If arriving to Albania by air there is no quarantine necessary, but there is a 14 day quarantine if entering by land.  There remains curfew in place from 11 pm - 6 am; including restaurants (non-delivery) and travel.


Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions


The Verandah in Antigua.
The Verandah in Antigua.
Photo Courtesy: Caribbean Journal


US travelers to Antigua and Barbuda arriving by air must present a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2, taken within seven days of their flight. 


Travelers are also subject to assessment by Port Health Authorities for signs and symptoms through a series of checks (including temperature checks) and the completion of a health declaration form on arrival.  Passengers may be required to undergo testing for COVID-19 upon arrival or hotel. 


Visitors must wear a mask in public or face a possible fine of $3,700 or up to 6 months in jail. Social distancing is also in place.
 
 
All travelers must stay in certified accommodations and use certified excursions and restaurants during their stay.  A list of certified accommodations can be found here.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel


Mother Cathedral of Ejmiatsin, Armenia
Armenia's oldest Christian church, Mother Cathedral of Ejmiatsin.
Photo Courtesy: Winfried Wermirzowski


The western Asian country of Armenia is again open to American tourists.  All tourists must either provide documentation of vaccination against COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to arrival, a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival, or submit to testing upon arrival ($40) and self-isolate until test results are received.
 
 
There is no quarantine unless you test positive for COVID-19.  Face masks are mandatory in all public places, as well as normal social distancing protocols.  
 

Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Aruba
Photo Courtesy: WorldAtlas


Residents from all 50 states are now allowed into Aruba under the same criteria.  Americans from the states will need to submit negative test results from a Molecular COVID-19 tests before departure, however, they also have the option to be tested at the airport upon arrival in Aruba.  If they choose to do so it will be at the tourist's cost and they will be quarantined while they await the results (6-24 hours). Additionally, If you are traveling with JetBlue you will have the option to test prior to travel with an at-home, saliva-based PCR test.


Before departure, tourists must also complete and submit an Embarkation/Disembarkation card online within 4 hours of leaving.  If you decide to test at arrival, you will also purchase the test during this time.


All tourist must also purchase a mandatory Visitors Insurance to cover up to $75,000 in health insurance. For a week it will cost about $100. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
bahamas beach
Photo Courtesy:Pixabay
 
The Bahamas is once again open to American tourist without a mandatory quarantine, entry requirements differ depending on whether you have been vaccinated or not.  
 
 
 
Vaccinated Visitors:
For visitors that have been vaccinated at least 14 days prior to travel are exempt from all testing requirements.   

Unvaccinated Visitors:
Unvaccinated visitors must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken five days prior to arrival.  For visitors staying longer than 4 nights/5 days, they will be required to take a Rapid COVID Antigen test.  Failure to take this test in a $1,000 fine or one month imprisonment.  Visitors will also need to fill out a short health survey each day for their first 14 days in country.


All Visitors:
All visitor can must apply for their Bahama Travel Health Visa online at least 48 hours prior to arrival. During the application process you will need to either upload your vaccination record or negative COVID-19 test result, as well as opt-in for COVID-19 Health Insurance.  


Wearing of masks is mandatory while inside, as well as upon entering/exiting restaurants and beaches.  There is a $250 fine, one month imprisonment, or both for those found without wearing their masks.  Islands also differ in their curfews, building capacity, and hours, so visitors should check before arrival.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Qal'at al-Bahrain
Qal'at al-Bahrain
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock
 
 
Bahrain has opened its borders to Americans but the requirement differ for those that are vaccinated or not.  
 
 
 
Vaccinated Visitors:
Vaccinated visitors do not need to test prior to arrival, but they are still required to PCR test at their own expense on arrival and on the tenth day.  They are exempt from quarantine.
 
 
Unvaccinated Visitors:
Unvaccinated visitors will need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure.   You will be required to take a test once you arrive at the airport and then quarantine for 10 days.  Visitors staying in Bahrain for longer than ten days will be asked to test again on the tenth day and will no longer need to quarantine.  The test costs $53 and will be covered by the visitor. 


Upon arrival, all visitors will also be given a health questionnaire and screened.  Face masks are mandatory and a $53 fine will be taken, on the spot, for those not wearing a mask in public places.  Overall, there is a fine of $2,645 - $26,500, minimum of three months in jail, or a combination of both, for any one who break public health rules.
 
 
 Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
Great Blue Hole
Great Blue Hole
Photos Courtesy: Belize Tourism Board

 
The beautiful country of Belize is again open to American tourist.

Before departure, all tourist must book their stay in one of the approved accommodations (only recommended), register on Belize's Health App, and take a COVID-19 PCR test within 96 hours of departure.  Alternatively you can test upon arrival for $50.  You do not need to have a COVID-19 test if you are fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to departure.  

Once at the airport, tourists must pass through thermal imaging cameras, and verify their Health app and certified COVID-19 test results.  They must then check-in with the app daily during their stay.  There is currently a nationwide curfew from 10pm to 5am.
 

Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 

Bermuda
Photos Courtesy: Bermuda Tourism Authority


Bermuda has reopened its borders to Americans, but with an extensive screening process in place.


Visitors must take a PCR COVID-19 test and obtain a negative result within 5 days of departure.  Once they receive the results, and within 24 hours of departure, they will need to complete the online Travel Authorization process.  There is a fee of $75 for the Travel Authorization, but it covers the cost of all in-country COVID-19 testing. 


Upon arrival visitors will need to submit their negative test results, travel authorization paperwork, and take another COVID-19 test at the airport.  After the airport testing, vaccinated travelers will be quarantined at their accommodation until the results are ready (about 6-8 hours) and those that are unvaccinated will have to quarantine until day 4. 


During the stay in Bermuda, visitors will need to take their temperature twice a day and submit the results online.  They will also need to submit to COVID-19 testing on day 4, 8, and 14 at one of the pop-up testing centers around the island. 


Visitors must also practice physical distancing, hygiene, and mask-wearing in all public spaces.   
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel 
 
bonaire beach salt flats
 Bonaire's beach and salt flats.
Photos Courtesy:  Brook Ward


The southern Caribbean island of Bonaire is again open to tourist with a few options to fuulfill their entry requirements.  
 
 
To enter you must either have a negative NAAT (PCR) test result taken within 24 hours of departure or
a negative NAAT (PCR) test result takenwithin 72 hours of arrival and an antigen-test at arrival.  All tourist must also download the health declaration form before travel and present it, along with your negative test results to immigration upon arrival.
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Stari Most in Mostar
Stari Most in Mostar

The Balkin country of Bosnia and Herzegovina is now accepting tourists.


Tourists must have a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) not older than 72 before arrival and are required to wear masks indoors, on public transportation, and in public areas when social distancing is not possible.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
lion Botswana

 
The South African country Botswana and its epic nature reserves are open again to American tourists as long as they meet the testing requirements.  All travelers entering Botswana are required to have a negative PCR test within 72 hours of their departure and to take a rapid antigen test on arrival. 
 
 
The capital, Gaborone, has a curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.  You will also need a permit to travel between the nine geographical zones.  Maskes are mandated in all public settings.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer


Brazil has reopened their borders for tourism.  They now require all passangers to provide a negative COVID-19 RT-PCRtest result taken within 72 hours of departure.  


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

British Virgin Islands

 
The British Virgin Islands has begun to allow American tourist back to the islands as long as they meet the requirements.  All tourists must fill out an application online ($35-vaccinated, $105-unvaccinated), starting no later than 48 hours departure and finishing no later than 24 hours.  Testing and quarantine requirements differ depending on your vaccination status.
 
 
Vaccinated:
All vaccinated tourists mus present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 5 days of arrival and show proff of vacination.  There will be no other tests or quarantine.

Partially Vaccinated:
All partially vaccinated tourists mus present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 5 days of arrival and take another test upon arrival.  You will then need to quarantine for four days.

Unvaccinated:
All unvaccinated tourists mus present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 5 days of arrival and take another test upon arrival.  You will then need to quarantine for seven days.
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
sofia bulgaria

 
The southeastern European country of Bulgaria has opened its borders to tourist once again and has a few options to fullfil their requirements.


To enter you can either provide proof of full vaccination, evidence of recovering from COVID within the past six months, or a negative PCR test taken up to 72 hours before arrival or negative antigen test up to 48 hours before arrival.  Masks and social distancing is mandated and those that are not in compliance can be fined or arrested.
 
 
Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Photos Courtesy: AP


Cabo Verde, an island nation of the north western coast of Africa, is now open for tourism.


Travelers entering Cabo Verde must present results of a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test that was administered within 72 hours of departure.  Upon arrival in Cabo Verde, travelers will have their temperature checked and must submit a completed health questionnaire.
 
 
Face masks are mandatory in all public places, including sidewalks and roads, when around people that are not from your household.  Anyone in violation of the law may be subject to a fine up to $165.
 
 

Colombia

Level 4: Do Not Travel


Catedral Primada, Bogota
Catedral Primada, Bogota


Colombia is now accepting visitors once again.


There is no longer a requirement for a COVID-19 test to enter Colombia, nor will you need to quarantine.  There are nightly curfews that change depending on the citty you are in.  They can start anytime between 6 pm and midnight and last until 5 am.
 

Level 4: Do Not Travel


Cloud Rainforest at La Paz Gardens, Costa Rica
Cloud Rainforest at La Paz Gardens, Costa Rica


The lush Central American country of Costa Rica is now open, but not for everyone.


As of November 1, Costa Rica has been allowing tourist from all countries around the world.  They have also waved their requirement of COVID-19 testing, meaning you will not need to be tested before arrival. 


Costa Rica has continued their requirement that all tourist must also fill out a Health Pass form online within 72 hours of departure and show proof of travel insurance or purchase it from a Costa Rican insurance company upon arrival.  Tourists must request a certification from their insurance company stating that their policy is effective in Costa Rica, covers at least $50,000 of COVID-19 medical expenses, and provides at least $2,000 of lodging expenses due to COVID-19.


Mask are also mandatory in all public areas.
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Côte d’Ivoire

 
U.S. citizens can currently travel to Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), but will need a COVID-19 test prior to arriving and departure.


All arriving passangers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test results dated no more than 5 days before their arrival date.  They will also need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test results dated no more than 5 days before their departure.  


Level 4: Do Not Travel


croatia dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia


Croatia, after reclosing their border, has again opened their country to American tourists.  


To visit this eastern European country you must first provide documentation that you have paid for accomendation in advance of arriving.  You must also either provide proof of full vaccination, evidence of recovering from COVID within the past six months, or a negative PCR test taken up to 48 hours before arrival.
 
 
Level 3: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
Handelskade Curaçao

 
Curaçao has opened its borders to Americans oce again, as long as they complete four easy steps.
 
 
You will first need to complete the digital immigration card online before departure.  Then fill out the Passenger Locator Card online within 48 hours of departure and keep a printed copy with you.  You will need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR-test taken within 72 hours of departure or an antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure; with the results uploaded to your account.  Lastly, you will need to take an antigen test on the 3rd day of your trip.  


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
kourion theater cyprus
Ancient theater in Kourion, Cyprus

 
The Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus has opened its historic land to U.S. travelers as long as they have the correct documentation.


All travelers will need to obtain a Flight Pass online prior to departure.  Vaccinated travelers will need to upload proof of vaccination as part of the Flight Pass, but they will not need to test either prior to departure or at arrival.  Unvaccinated travelers will need to upload negative results from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure.  They will then have to take another test upon arrival at their own expense.  Due to the screening process at tthe airport, anyone may be asked to take a COVID-19 test.
 
 
Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Democratic Republic of Congo
Photos Courtesy: iStock
 

The Central African country of Democratic Republic of Congo has reopened their borders once again, but not without the necessity of a series of COVID-19 test during your stay.  


All visitors must arrive with proof of a negative COVID-19 test from within 3 days of their departure.  Upon arrival, all travelers must submit to another test at their cost ($45) and quarantine until the results are ready (usually within 24 hours).  Visitors should register and pay for the test before departure.  When leaving the Congo, visitors must present a negative COVID-19 test from the INRB or a laboratory approved by the Ministry of Health, taken within 3 days of departure.  The cost of this test is $30. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Denmark buildings

 
Denmark will let American tourists visit, but only if you have been vaccinated 14 days before departure.  No test or quarantine required.  Those that are not vaccinated may not enter.
 
 
Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
Lake Assal, Djibouti
Lake Assal, Djibouti
 
 
The Eastern African country of Djibouti is open once again for tourism.


To enter the country tourists must have a certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of boarding their Djibouti bound flight. The certificate must also not be issued more than 120 hours prior to their arrival in Djibouti.  Upon arrival, tourists will be tested again with a saliva test.  The cost of the test is $30.  


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic
Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic
Photos Courtesy: Dominican Republic Tourism Board


The Dominican Republic is open for tourism, but has recently changed their requirements for entry.  Americans wishing to visit this island nation no longer need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test.  Instead, authorities will administer a aleatory breath test to between 3% and 10% of passengers. 

U.S. passengers will have to fill out a Health Affidavit to confirm they have not had any corona virus symptoms within 72 hours of travel and will have to submit to a temperature check upon arrival to the airport and their hotel.  Anyone that has a temperature over 100.6 F will have to be tested and possibly isolated.
 
 
To further help stimulate tourism, the government will provide a temporary, free travel assistance plan that provides COVID-19 coverage to all tourists arriving on commercial flights and visiting a hotel.  A curfew is established Monday through Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

The Galapagos green turtle
The Galapagos Green Turtle
Photos Courtesy: Pete Oxford


Americans can now travel to Ecuador without quarantine, as long as you meet one of the requirments.  You must either provide proof of full vaccination, evidence of recovering from COVID within the past six months, or a negative PCR test taken witin 3 days before arrival. 

For those wanting to visit the Galapagos Islands the requirements are much more stringent.  All visitors must present a negative PCR test taken withing 96 hours of arrival.  This can be the same test used to enter Ecuador.   


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

sphinx pyramids egypt
Photos Courtesy: ArcGIS StoryMaps


Travel to Egypt is now fully open.  Passengers must provide results of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours of departure.  They must also present paper copies of the test results upon arrival.


Before arriving visitors must acquire a visa from Egypt's online portal.  All arriving passengers will also be subject to temperature checks, must fill out a Public Health Card, and must show proof of a health insurance policy valid in Egypt. 


Visitors must also practice physical distancing, hygiene, and mask-wearing in all public spaces. 
 
 
Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
El Tazumal, El Salvador
El Tazumal, El Salvador


The Central American country of El Salvador has finally opened up to tourists again.
 
 
Tourists must have an an original negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours of departure.  If you are fully vaccinated you will need to bring proof of vaccination, will not need to have a COVID-19 test to enter.  Masks are also mandatory in all public areas.


Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
 

French Polynesia
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock


French Polynesia, think Bora Bora and Tahiti, has reopened its borders for U.S. citizens. 


Before arrival, tourists will also need to fill out an online health form within 30 - 6 days before arrival and present their receipt when they arrive.  Unless vaccinated, tourist will need to provide a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken 72 hours before departure.  Vaccinated tourists will need to provide proof of vacination.  In addition to this, tourists are obligated to take an antigen test upon arrival, as well as carry out a self-sampling surveillance test days four and 8 after arrival. 
 
 
There are also currently stronger than normal restrictions in place, including curfews. 


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 

Loango National Park, Gabon
Loango National Park, Gabon
Photos Courtesy:  Oleg Puchkov/Shutterstock


Gabon has resumed international flights and tourism.


The requirements for entry into Gabon have increased.  Travelers will need to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within five days before arrival.  They will then need to take an additional COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their personal cost ($36). 


While in Gabon, tourist must wear a mask, practice social distancing, and practice good hygiene while in public.  There is also a curfew from 8pm - 5am. 
 
 
Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
 
 
gambia river
Gambia River

 
Gambia, with its rich wildlife and sandy beaches, has opened its borders once again for tourists. 


Tourists must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. They will also be subject to another rapid test upon arrival.  If these are both negative, then you are free to travel without quarantine.  


Level 4: Do Not Travel


vardzia-georgia
The cave monastery of Vardzia, Georgia.


Georgia, at the intersection of Europe and Asia, is now open to tourism.  The requirements on entry depend on if you are vaccinated or not.


Vaccinated travelers:
Travelers that are vaccinated can enter with no restrictions if they present a COVID-19 vaccine certificate.


Unvaccinated travelers:
Travelers that are not vaccinated must fill out an online application form before departure.  They must also present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.  They will then need to get a follow-
up PCR test at their own expense on the third day.


Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
 
 
Larabanga Mosque, Ghana
Larabanga Mosque, Ghana

 
The West African country of Ghana is now open for tourism.


Tourist will need to provide a negative PCR test result taken no within 72 hours prior to departure.  Upon arrival, each traveler age five and over must undergo a COVID-19 test conducted at the airport.  The test carries a $150 fee per person and the results take about 30 minutes to finalize.   
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
  

acropolis athens greece
The Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

 
The historic country of Greece is ope for tourism to all Americans, with differing requirements depending on vaccination status.


All travelers will need to fill out the Passenger Location Form online 48 hours before arrival.  Unvaccinated travelers will need present a negative COVID-19 PCR testtaken within 72 hours beforearrival.  Fully vaccinated travelers will only need to present proof of vaccination. 


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Temple of the Great Jaguar, Guatemala
Temple of the Great Jaguar, Guatemala

 
Guatemala has now reopened it's borders.


Visitors must either present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival, proof that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccine at least two weeks before arrival, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 within three months of arrival.
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
kaieteur falls guyana
Kaieteur Falls in Guyana.

 
The lush South American country of Guyana is known for its amazing biodiversity and raw landscape.  They have recently re-opened for tourism and have made it fairly easy to get in.


Anyone entering Guyana must submit the results of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 7 days of departure and upload it via the online Passenger Locator Form at least 24 hours before arrival.


Level 4: Do Not Travel


haiti beach


The beautiful tropical island of Haiti has opened its boarders and beaches to all Americans.


Travelers must either present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours of departure or provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  There is a curfew from 10 pm to 5 am.


Honduras

Level 3: Reconsider Travel


copan honduras
Copan archeological site in Honduras


Honduras is open for tourism with varing entry requirements for those that are vaccinated or not.


All tourist must complete the immigration precheck form, print the receipt, and carry it with them.  For those that are vaccinated, you only need to bring your original vaccination card dated at least 14 days prior to arrival.  For those that are not vaccinated, you must present a negative test result for a PCR or rapid test taken less than 72 hours before entry. 


Iceland

Level 3: Reconsider Travel


aurora borealis iceland
Aurora Borealis in Iceland
Photos Courtesy: Victor Montol

 

Iceland will let American tourists visit, but only if you have been vaccinated 14 days before departure.  No test or quarantine required.  Those that are not vaccinated may not enter.

 

Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Jamaica
Photos Courtesy: Jamaica Tourism Board


Travel to Jamaica is open for U.S citizens, but with differencing restrictions. 


All U.S. citizens are required to upload a negative COVID-19 (PCR, NAA, RNA) or Antigen test results within 3 days of arrival.  They are also required to present the documentation upon arrival.


All arrivals must complete an online travel authorization documentation within 7 days of departure and maybe be subject to testing upon arrival.  If tested, you will be need to quarantine in your accommodation until the results are ready (usually 48 hours).  


Only hotels in the within the "resilient corridor (the coastline from Negril to Port Antonio)" are accepting guests without a required quarantine.  Guest who wish to stay outside this zone will need to quarantine for 14 days. All guests must wear a face mask at all times.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel


petra jordon
Petra, Jordon


Home to the amazing ruins of Petra and landscape of the Wadi Rum, Jordan is now open to US travelers.
 
 
All travelers must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted 72 hours prior to arrival.  Those that are not vaccinated must take a second PCR test upon arrival at thier personal cost ($40).  They must also registrator on the Gateway2Jordan platform and omplete of a health form prior to departure.  Travelers must have valid health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment for the entire period of their visit. 
 
 
Jordan has a nightly curfew that begins at 10 pm for commercial establishments and 11 pm for individuals and ends at 6 am the next morning.


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 

kenya
Photos Courtesy: Needpix


Kenya has added the U.S. to the list of countries whose citizens are exempt from quarantine upon arrival as long as they meet the requirements.  


Travelers are required to have a QR code for a completed Travelers Health Surveillance Form that can be aquired online.  All travelers must also have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken withing 96 hours before departure.  Any traveler that has a body temperature above 99.5°F or any flu-like symptoms wil be quarantined.  Curfew is from 10 pm to 4 am.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

iglesia san juan kaneo kosovo
Iglesia San Juan-Kaneo in Kosovo


Kosovo is still allowing Americans to enter its borders but with tighter requirements.  All visitors must present a negative negative RT-PCR test, taken within the last 72 hours of arrival.  There is also currently a curfew in place from 7:00pm - 5:00am.  All travelers must wear a face mask in all public places.  

Level 3: Reconsider Travel


Yurts altyn arashan kyrgyzstan
Yurts in Altyn Arashan, Kyrgyzstan


Kyrgyzstanhas reopened for American tourism.  Visitors must either provide proof of a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival or prosent their original vaccination card.  There are also health screenings in place at airports, but there are no daily restrictions or curfews in place.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Temple of Bacchus
Temple of Bacchus



Visitors must show negative results for a COVID-19 test taken in the previous 96 hours before and complete an online medical form before departure.  Upon arrival all passengers will be required to take another PCR test ($50 at the visitors cost) and stay in their hotel 72 hours.  It a visitor has proof that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccine at least two weeks before arrival or proof of recovery from COVID-19 within three months of arrival, they will not need to take the COVID-19 test upon arrival.


There is curfew in place from 12:30 am until 5 a.m.every day.  Masks are also mandatory in all public places.  Those caught without masks in public places will be fined $33. 
 
 
Level 2: Practice Increased Caution
 
 
Mount Nimba
Mount Nimba, Liberia

 
American tourist can again travel to Liberia on vacation.  Tourists must precent a negative COVID-19 test result upon arrival, as well as sub,it to a second test at the airport at the tourists cost ($75).  There is no curfew or quarantine at this time.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 


Maldives
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock


One of the most desirable island destinations in the world, the Maldives, is now open for international tourists.  All resorts, live-aboard vessels, hotels located on uninhabited islands and many hotels on inhabited islands are open.


Visitors are required to show proof of a negative Nucleic PCR COVID-19 test 96 hours prior to departure.   Visitors will also need to complete a health declaration 24 hours before arrival and have booked their accommodations in advance.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende


Though the land border between the United States and Mexico remains closed, US travelers can now fly to Mexico.  No testing is required to required to enter, but travelers should expect temperature checks and other additional screenings upon arrival.


Would be travelers should check info on the locations they wish to visit before planing their trip.  Some tourist states have reopened with reduced capacity, while others are open only for essential services.
 
 
Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
condrita monastery moldova
Condrita Monastery, Moldova

 
The Eastern European country of Moldova has has reopend its borders to prospective travelers.  Travelers can visit their delicious vineyards and historic town as long as they provide proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than 72 hours before departure.
 

Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Kotor, Montenegro
Kotor, Montenegro
Photos Courtesy: Getty Images


Tourist from the United States are now allowed to visit Montenegro again.  


Tourist must either provide proof of full vaccination, evidence of recovering from COVID within the past six months, or a negative PCR test taken up to 72 hours before arrival.  While in Montenegro, face masks must be worn at all times both indoors and outside.  There are also a number of restrictive measures on group sizes and operating hours. 


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 



This North Africa country is again open to US travelers as long as they have a reservation with a Moroccan hotel or travel agency.  


Travelers must have negative result of a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival, with printed results to present on arrival.  You will also need to submit to health screenings upon arrival. There is a curfew from 11 pm to 4:30 am.  


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 
 
wimbe beach pemba town mozambique
Wimbe Beach in Pemba Town, Mozambique

 
Mozambique has reopened to American visitors as long as they have met the required qualifications. Visas are available on arrival at the airport as long as you provide a return ticket and a hotel booking for your stay.  You will also need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure. Masks or face shields are required. There’s a curfew but hours vary by area. 
 
 
Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

namibia desert



The desert nation of Namibia is once again accepting tourists.


U.S. tourists will need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 7 days of departure.  Tourists should expect health screenings upon arrival and masks are mandatory in public. 
Non-compliance with Namibian Government regulations on COVID-19 will result in fines of $132.


A curfew is in place between 10:00 pm and 4:00 am daily.

Nicaragua

Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua
Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua



Nicaragua never really closed their borders to the rest of the world, but their requirements to enter during the pandemic, till recently, were unclear.


Travelers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result and undergo health screenings upon arrival.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

St John at Kaneo church in Ohrid, North Macedonia
St John at Kaneo church in Ohrid, North Macedonia
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock


There are no requirements for a Covid-19 testing or self-isolation for North Macedonia.


All passengers will be scanned by thermal cameras upon arrival.  Masks are required in closed public spaces.  There is a nationwide curfew from 12:00 am to 4:00 am.
 
 
Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan
 
 
Pakistan has reopened to American tourists and has made it relatively easy to enter.


American tourists must provide a certificate of negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 96 hours of the travel date.  Tourists must also download the PassTrack app and submit the mandatory health screening information within 48 hours of arriving in Pakistan.  After arrival, tourists must also undergo health screening by officials. 


Panama

Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Zapatilla, Panama
Zapatilla, Panama
 

As of October 12, Panama is open to all travelers.
 
All travelers will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours prior to their arrival.  Prior to check-in, travelers must also complete an Electronic Affidavit stating that they will comply with all sanitary control measure, provide travel information, and confirm that they have not been exposed to COVID-19 within the last fourteen days.

 
Travelers must also submit to a temperature check upon arrival.  They should also expect to submit to temperature checks at all businesses and possibly random rapid testing by the Ministry of Health.

 
Face masks are also mandatory in all public spaces.  Panama has a daily curfew is in effect from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  The exception to this rule is the Panama Oeste province and Aguadulce Municipality whose curfew starts earlier at 9pm and 8pm.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Misión Trinidad, Paraguay
Misión Trinidad, Paraguay
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock

 
The landlocked South American country of Paraguay has opened again to American tourists.
 
 
Those entering Paraguay must present a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to entering the country.  Antibody tests will not be accepted.  Those that have had COVID-19 in the last 14-90 days may enter with documentation and without a current test.
 
 
Visitors must complete the health card online, at the Ministry of Health's website, within 24 hours of departure.  Once complete, visitors should print out the receipt to show at departure and arrival.  All visitors must also show proof of travel insurance that covers COVID-19.   
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru
Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru
Photos Courtesy: Getty Images
 
 
Peru has reopened their borders without a quarantine, but their requirements for entry are changing regularly. 
 
 
Currently, all tourists must have either a negative real-time COVID-19 molecular (RT-PCR), negative antigen test result, or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge that is no more than 72 hours old after being issued, before boarding the plane.  Like all other airports, there will be health screenings upon arrival.
 
 
Face masks in public places is mandatory and social distancing measures must be respected.  There is currently also a national curfew in effect from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily.  
 

Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
castillo san felipe del morro puerto rico
Castillo San Felipe del Morro in Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico is open for tourism with capacity restrictions and island wide curfew from 19pm - 5am (further curfews depending upon activities) and a full 24 hour lock-down on Sundays. 


Travelers must have evidence of a negative molecular COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and complete an online travel declaration form.  Fully vaccinated travelers can upload proof of vaccination instead of a negative test.Face masks are mandatory on the island and all businesses are open at a low capacity.


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 

Rwanda
Photos Courtesy: Brent Stirton/Getty Images


Rwanda has now reopened to all international flights. 


All tourist will need to present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR performed within 72 hours of departure.  They will then need to take another test upon arrival at their own cost and await the results in their accommodation (this usually takes 8-24 hours).


Before visiting any of the national parks, tourist will need to complete a guest registration and indemnity form and submit the form electronically to the park.To visit an park you must also present a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR performed within 72 hours arriving at the park.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Principe
Photos Courtesy: Roca Belo Monte


The island nation of Sao Tome and Principe is again open for tourism.  


All tourist must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken withing 5 days of arrival.  Upon arrival, tourist will be subject to health screening measures and another rapid COVID-19 test at their cost ($36).


Masks are required in all public spaces and everyone is required wash hands at the entrance of all buildings.   A curfew is in place in the capital of Libreville from 6:00 pm to 5:00 am.


Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions
 

Grand Magal of Touba, Senegal

Grand Magal of Touba


Senegal is one more African country that has added itself to the list.


All travelers over the age of 2 must present an original negative COVID-19 test issued by an approved laboratory and taken withing 5 days of arrival.  All travelers are also required to complete a passenger location form. 


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Kalemegdan fortress
Kalemegdan Fortress
Photos Courtesy: 4se


Serbia have strengthened their COVID-19 related restrictions, but are still allowing Americans to enter the country.  Visitors must provide a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival. 


In Serbia, masks are required in all locations and there is a ban on public gatherings of more than 10 people. 
 
 
Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Grande Soeur, Seychelles
Grande Soeur, Seychelles

 
These picture perfect group of islands off the east coast of Africa has opened its doors to all travelers who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.  


Travelers must show proof of vaccination as well as proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than 72 hours before traveling and valid travel health insurance to cover potential COVID-19 related costs.  There is no quarantine or curfew, but masks and social distancing are mandated. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Templo de la Sagrada Família, Barcelona
Templo de la Sagrada Família, Barcelona.

 
Spain has added itself to the few countries that are allowing American tourist to enter their country without a quarantine.  Vaccinated tourist can enter the country without a COVID-19 test if they provide proof of vaccination prior to 14 days of arrival and obtain a QR code through the online Spain Travel Health portal.  Unvaccinated tourist will not be alowed to enter.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Saint Barthelemy
Photo Courtesy: Saint Barthelemy Tourism Committee


Saint Barthelemy (St. Barths) is now open, but with a few caveats. 


Fully vaccinated tourists will be able to visit provide a negative test result for COVID-19 within 72 hours before arrival.  Travelers will also be required to complete a written statement explaining they have not had contact with an infected individual within two weeks of flying.


There are also, currently, no direct flights to St. Barths, so tourists will need to transit through Antigua or Puerto Rico.  Both airports will require proof of a negative COVID-19 test.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

St. Maarten
Photo Courtesy: Steve Heap/Shutterstock


St. Maarten has reached Phase 4 of its reopening and is now available for U.S. citizens.


Tourists must complete a Self Health Declaration Form online and must also take a Nasal Swab COVID-19 PCR test within 72 to 120 hours prior to departure, depending on which airport they’ll be flying to. In addition, travelers must fill out a mandatory health authorization application prior to departure.  Travelers will also be required to complete a written statement explaining they have not had contact with an infected individual within two weeks of flying.

There will be mandatory temperature checks upon arrival and all tourist must have travel insurance. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
False Bay’s great white shark, South Africa
False Bay’s great white shark, South Africa
Photos Courtesy: Alamy

 
South Africa has reopened their borders under Alert Level 1, meaning they have dropped all quarantine requirements.
 
 
To enter South Africa, visitors need to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of departure.  Upon arrival, all travelers will also be screened and those that present symptoms will be required to quarantine.
 
 
All visitors are asked to install the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app for monitoring.  There is also a curfew from 11 pm untto 4:00 am daily.  Like most all other countries, there is manditory face masks and social distancing in public places.


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 

Tanzania
Photo Courtesy: Nomad Africa


Tanzania is officially open for tourism. 


Tourist arriving in Tanzania are required to present a valid COVID-19 certificate within 72 hours before travel.  Upon arrival, travelers with signs and symptoms related to COVID-19 may undergo further testing.  All passengers are also required to fill out a "health surveillance form" upon arrival.
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel


tunisia


Tunisia offers ancient ruins, desert scenery and sunny Mediterranean beaches and it is now open to American tourists.
 
 
Americans must show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.  Those that are vaccinated will not be subject to a quarantine, but tourists that have yet to get vaccinated will have to quarantine for 7 days. There is currently a nationwide curfew from 10 pm until 5 am every night.


Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul
Photos Courtesy: Shutterstock


Turkey requires all passengers to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of their departure.  Passengers will also be required to fill out an entry form within 72 hours of their flights.


Similar to before travel restrictions, Americans will need to obtain an e-visa before traveling to Turkey.  Masks are required to be worn in public areas as well.  There are also daily curfews in place depending upon the activity.


Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
 

Turks and Caicos
Photos Courtesy: Turks and Caicos Tourism Board


Turks and Caicos is now welcoming visitors to its more than 40 small islands. 


In order to visit the islands, visitors need to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within five days of travel, have insurance that covers medevac, and complete a health screening questionnaire before their departure.  


Masks are required in all public places.


UAE

Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 

Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Photo Courtesy: Amanda Hall/FotoWare


The UAE has opened its borders to international travel for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Ras Al Khaimah.


For Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, American's will need to register a ‘health declaration' online before their trip, bring a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 96 hours of boarding, have health insurance, and download their DXB app to be able to enter. 


Abu Dubai has much more strict requirements.  All arrivals must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or negative laser blood test with results received within 48 hours of arrival.  If staying for more than four days, you will are required to take an additional COVID-19 PCR test on the fourth day.  If staying longer than eight days, then you will have to take an additional test on day eight.  Travelers arriving into Abu Dhabi are required to wear a GPS bracelet for 14 days. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Hippo, Uganda
Hippo, Uganda
 
 
Uganda, with its amazing national parks and wildlife refuges, is again open to American travelers.  


All travelers will need to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 120 hours before departure.  All arriving travelers will be subject to having their temperature taken and a general health screening.  In addition to this, all travelers are required to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 120 hours before departure from Uganda as well.  The test can be taken at an accredited facility or through the Ministry of Health.  The cost of the test is $95.  


Masks are mandatory in all public areas and there is a nationwide curfew from 9:00pm - 6:00am daily. 
 
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
Kamianets-Podilskyi fortress, Ukraine
Kamianets-Podilskyi fortress, Ukraine
Photo Courtesy: Ferad Zyulkyarov/Flickr
 
 
Ukraine is open for to American tourist, but at a limited openings.
 
 
Results of a COVID-19 test are not required to enter Ukraine, but you will have to take it upon arrival and quarantine for 48 hours while you await the results.  To avoid the quarantine you can present a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 48 hours before departure.
 
 
There is a requirement for all tourists to have travel insurance that covers COVID-19 before entering the country.  The insurance must be through a Ukraine-registered insurance company, a foreign insurance company with an office in Ukraine, or a contractual partnership with one of the Ukraine-registered insurance companies.
 
Level 3: Reconsider Travel
 
 
After closing their borders recently due to a spike in coronavirus, the U.S. Virgin Islands has reopened to tourism once again.


Tourist must have a negative COVID-19 test (molecular/PCR/RT) received within five days of departure and providing their travel authorization certificate from the USVI Travel Screening Portal.  Upon arrival, all passengers will be subject to temperature screenings and will need to either present a Health Screening receipt from the online portal or fill out the form in-person.


All tourist must cover both their mouth and nose with a mask at all times and adhere to social distancing guidelines.  Those that do not will be subject to a fine.  


Level 4: Do Not Travel
 
 
Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

 
Americans can now visit the central Asian country of Uzbekistan.  Tourists will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure. Additional health screenings are in place at ports of entry but there are no quarantine requirements.


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