Should You Travel During Covid-19 With Or Without A Vaccine?

  • February 11, 2022
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  • February 11, 2022
Reading Time: 8 minutes

Wondering if you should travel during Covid? Checkout our updated list on things you need to know and some fantastic places you can visit today.

Anyone traveling today should delay traveling until they are fully vaccinated. Also, all travelers should isolate prior to heading to the airport and arriving at their destination. This provides the greatest buffer of protection for guests and hosts.

It’s been a roller coaster 2020 that made us pause from our normal travel lives. Now that the Covid-19 vaccine is available for most countries, we can finally start getting back into our normal rhythm and getting back to our life and travel goals. This article is a quick guide for your next travels during Covid-19.

What are the ‘updated’ health protocols on domestic travel?

Anyone traveling today should delay traveling until they are fully vaccinated. From the data of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC, a fully vaccinated person with an FDA-authorized vaccine or a vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization can travel safely within the United States.

If you are yet vaccinated and must travel, follow CDC’s recommendations for unvaccinated people.

Can I (fully vaccinated) travel Domestically?

Domestic travel or international travel? Definitely YES! In an updated recommendation of CDC, fully vaccinated travelers are at low risk to get and spread Covid-19.

However, there is still a possibility of getting infected while traveling, therefore precautions and recommendations are advised to be followed. Know more about your destination’s current Covid-19 situation.

Before traveling, understand and comply with airline and destination rules and regulations. Each destination might have different safety protocols. Follow state and local Covid-19 protocols. Know more about our detailed Covid-19 Safety Protocols.

Guidance for fully vaccinated people.

  • Fully Vaccinated people may resume activities that they did prior to pandemic.
  • Fully Vaccinated people may resume activities without wearing a mask or physical distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.

Can I (unvaccinated) travel domestically?

Yes. Unlike fully vaccinated people, unvaccinated ones may be required to get tested for domestic travel. You will be required to wear a mask that fully covers your nose and mouth on planes, public transport and most public places. You will be required to maintain physical social distancing, avoid crowds and actively wash hands or use hand sanitizer.

Safety protocols for an unvaccinated traveler.

Before your travel, understand and comply with airline and destination’s rules and regulations. Each destination might have different safety protocols. Follow state and local Covid-19 protocols. Know more about our detailed Covid-19 Safety Protocols.

After your travel, get tested and stay home quarantine for full 7 days. If you test positive, isolate and monitor yourself on possible symptoms. If you tested negative, continue to finish 7 days quarantine. If you don’t get tested, isolate for a full 10 days quarantine.

Related: A Guide To Where Americans Can Travel Internationally Now

What Are The Safety Protocols For International Travelers?

If you are looking to travel internationally, you must follow the safety protocols already mentioned. Here are additional safety protocols you must follow before taking off.

  • Do not travel until you are fully vaccinated. Being fully vaccinated lessens the chance to get and spread Covid-19 and it’s variants.
  • Pay attention to your destination’s conditions. They may have certain conditions you must follow as you arrive. Keep an eye on if your destination’s updates on their cases to prevent traveling as they go into lockdowns.

What is Hustle Pads’ procedure and requirements for travel during Covid?

In an effort to provide partners and guests peace of mind, here are the safety protocols while traveling on based on World Health Organization’s guidelines.

  • Each location has corresponding Covid-19 rules and regulations that you need to know and prepare before you travel such as testing and quarantine requirements.
  • Travel with personal sanitization and hygiene essentials, and know Hustle Pads’ approach to quarantine and isolation.
  • Our teams strive to provide all our valued guests well-sanitized accommodations that provide safety, to meet the cleaning and disinfection protocol for hospitality establishments as required by CDC.
  • Hustle Pads highly encourage and recommend everyone to get vaccinated before travel and to follow the corresponding protocols during your stay to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Please visit Hustle Pads’ Standard Amidst Corona Virus to know more.

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Checkout our US travel list during covid

New York

Ready to do domestic travel and a city break? Times Square or Broadway, is just one of the most visited tourist attractions in New York.

Good news! The Big Apple as of June 25, 2021, the state of New York’s Travel Advisory is no longer in effect. Travelers are no longer required to submit traveler health forms and should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.

New York follows the US Travel Rules and does not allow entry of countries with most number of Covid-19 virus.

Disneyland California

Children and children at heart will be very happy with Disneyland’s reopening. Yes, you are welcome to experience and enjoy the Avengers Campus that is newly opened for the next generation of Super Heroes!

Disneyland California recommends that all visitors get fully vaccinated or present a negative COVID-19 test prior to entering the resort. While on the other hand, unvaccinated guests must wear face mask indoors.

All guests need to present a valid ticket for the same day and same park you want to visit. Some attractions may have limited capacity or are unavailable.

Puerto Rico

Eyeing for a palm beach, Caribbean travel destination like Puerto Rico? Well, you don’t need to wait until after the pandemic. You can enjoy the open beaches that the country offers. Puerto Rico allows entry for fully vaccinated travelers. You are required to upload your official Vaccination Card to Declaration Portal.

Non vaccinated visitors are required to present a valid PCR molecular or antigen COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival and must be uploaded to 48 hours before arrival or you will be charge a $300 fine. If the result is Negative, the quarantine will be lifted however, if the result is Positive, you will be required to isolate and follow local rules and regulations.

These are three destinations you can visit during Covid-19 and seven more! Check out our article on “Where Americans can travel right now within the US

Related: Hotel vs Vacation Rental: Which is the better option for travel?

Checkout Our International Travel List During Covid

Are you craving to go somewhere new after nearly two years stuck at home due to the pandemic? We have done some research on places you can travel to internationally.

Don’t forget to strictly follow general protocols as well as each counties’ own safety protocols to keep you and the people around you safe!


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.


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 of an Essential Travel Certificate if they provide a valid vaccination certificate.


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 landscape Austria has to offer.

Effective September 15, only fully vaccinated US persons may enter Austria without vaccination requirements. Unvaccinated people 12 years and older will do under mandatory quarantine for 10 days and must have negative results on COVID-19 testings.

We have done research on a total of 9 counties you can visit today! Only three have been mentioned in this article, click here to learn more about the places you can travel during Covid-19.

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