Thinking about traveling outside the US? See our updated list of places where you can travel internationally during Covid 19 with its updated travel restrictions.
Here is your guide to where Americans can travel internationally today and what to consider before packing. Get ready to see these 8 fantastic international destinations you can visit now with its updated travel restrictions and guidelines.
What to Consider before your International Travel
After almost two years in lockdown, social distancing and self isolation due to the pandemic, things are starting to take a brighter turn with Covid 19 vaccines. If you are itching to finally go out on an adventure, here are some things you should consider before packing your bags!
1. Check your own home state’s travel restrictions
Before going out on an adventure, it is important to know your own state’s travel restrictions and requirements for entering and exiting, you can’t start your adventure if you can’t leave!
2. Plan your itinerary ahead of time
Planning ahead can save you time and possibly help prevent issues before you even travel. Especially during this pandemic, it is important to have a plan or two in set for not only the destinations you want to visit but also any possible quarantines, testing and unexpected lockdowns.
3. Make sure you have your pandemic essentials
Keep your pandemic essentials with you! Keep some extra masks, hand sanitizer and wipes with you at all times as you travel. Check out our how to pack and more travel essentials in our blog here.
4. Get travel insurance that covers travel quarantine costs
Traveling to another country may require having 10 to 14 day quarantine. It is important you look through your travel insurance and see if it covers quarantine costs, and for how long. Check out this article for the types of insurance you may need.
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Where can you Travel Internationally today?
As of September 2021 these are our top picks of countries you can travel internationally today.
Looking for a place that has a little bit of everything? Mexico has diverse destinations, from the metropolitan city to beautiful beaches. Get in touch with Mexican culture, wonderful people and amazing buildings.
All Americans are permitted to enter Mexico. Showing a negative COVID-19 test result is not required. Any non-essential travel to Mexico is restricted until at least September 21, 2021 to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. A health screening procedure is made upon arrival at airports for all passengers and aircrew, this includes temperature checking.
3 Places You Must See in Mexico
- Mexico City
Do you love exploring cultures? Poland is one of our top picks for you as their Polish culture has remained strong, even after the destruction from World War II. There is also many beautiful scenery to take in from coastal plains, to mountains to hills and lowlands.
All U.S citizens, except children up to 12 years old visiting Poland are subject to a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival. A Traveler Location Card is a must for anyone crossing the boarders into Poland. This must be filled up in electronic form, if not possible, a hard copy will be given by cabin crew.
3 Places You Must See in Poland
- Tatra National Park
- Malbork Castle
- Museum of WWII in Gdansk
Beautiful architecture and well-preserved medieval streets are what you’re looking for? Belgium is full of amazing buildings, palaces and breathtaking waters going though them.
U.S residents can travel from the United States to Belgium without the need for an Essential Travel Certificate if they provide a valid vaccination certificate.
3 Places You Must See in Belgium
- Grand Palace, Brussels
- Cathedral of St. Baro, Ghant
Need an escape from the cities? Austria is a perfect place to get away. With mountainous lands full of luscious green and clear fresh rivers, it wont take long to forget your worries and take in the beautiful landscapes Austria has to offer.
Effective September 15, only fully vaccinated US persons may enter Austria without vaccination requirements. Travel restrictions for unvaccinated people 12 years and older will do under mandatory quarantine for 10 days and must have negative results on COVID-19 testings.
3 Places You Must See in Austria
Are you a fan of K-dramas, K-pop or Korean culture? Then visiting South Korea is certainly on your international travel bucket list! Be captivated by the wonderful cities, breathtaking nature, cherry blossoms and unique street food and learn about the Korean culture in some old towns.
Pre-departure testing is required for all inbound travelers to South Korea and you must show a negative COVID-19 test result, with the results issued within 72 hours prior to the date of your departure. The test results provided must be in it’s original form. Health screening procedures will take place upon arrival and a mandatory 14 day quarantine upon entering is placed for most travelers.
3 Places You Must See in South Korea
- Gyeongju ( 경주시 )
- Dadohaehaesang National Park ( 다도해해상국립공원, 多島海海上國立公園 )
- Gyeongwha Station ( 경화역 벚꽃길 )
Timeless buildings and sunflower fields are all you need to take a breather from the stressful daily work, and Ukraine has exactly that.
All airline passengers entering Ukraine above 2 years old must provide a negative COVID 19 test result. Ukraine is under adaptive quarantine until October 1. It is required to carry an ID and to wear a face mask in public transportation and in indoor public areas.
3 Places You Must See in Ukraine
- L’viv Historic Centre
- Sunflower Fields
- Tunnel of Love, Klevan
Treat yourself, or go with a special someone on a walk at the beach in Brazil! Brazil has long stretches of beaches where you can unwind and take refreshing breaths of the open air. Tap into a new culture as you enjoy the scenery.
Brazil’s travel restrictions include all entry of foreign visitors via air for a short stay ( 90 days ) must present the following before boarding:
- Traveler’s Health Declaration. Either printed or digital
- Negative COVID-19 test results.
Children under 12 years old with a companions who have negative results are exempted from providing their own COVID test results. Those children under from 2 to 12 years old without any companions must present proof of a negative or non-reaction COVID-19 test result.
3 Places You Must See in Brazil
- Fernando de Noronha
- Rio de Janeiro
- Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Goias
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All you need is to show proof that you care fully vaccinated, then you can enter Switzerland! If you are an adventurous type, Switzerland is the place for you! Meet exceptional landscape, activities like train rides and skiing, then relax at the end of the by a lake. If you love nature this is the place for you,
3 Places You Must See in Switzerland
- The Rhine Falls
Are you a foodie? Give your taste buds a treat with the unique Spanish flavors and indulge in the counties’ art and cultural traditions while getting a tan at a beach!
US citizens can now travel to Spain as long as they show proof of vaccination and present a QR code generated through Spain Travel Health Portal. It is not needed to present a negative COVID-19 text result, but health screening procedures are made at entry ports.
3 Places You Must See in Spain
- The Pyrenees
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