Countries Now Open to US Tourists for Travel
US passport holders have more international travel options now than at any point during the pandemic and we can't be more excited! More of Europe opened up this summer to US leisure travelers, especially the fully vaccinated. And Canada joined the list on August 9th.
What follows is an alphabetical list of the most popular countries and territories where it's still possible for US passport holders to go for vacation. Click the links at the end of each destination for important information on:
-- Presenting negative results from Covid-19 tests to enter (including time limits to take the test, types of tests allowed and additional tests upon arrival). -- Quarantines (if any) and health screenings. -- Possible exemptions from the rules for the fully vaccinated, people recovered from a recent case of Covid-19 or children. -- Health insurance requirements, curfews and lockdowns.
Antigua and Barbuda
This independent nation in the eastern Caribbean, known for sheltered bays and historical sites, is open. Testing required. Quarantine requirements differ based on vaccination status. US Embassy | Antigua and Barbuda government website.
This is the most easterly island in the Caribbean. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. US Embassy | Visit Barbados website | Rules for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers | BIMSafe travel app
English is spoken in this Central American nation filled with wildlife spotting opportunities and stunning barrier reefs. Testing required, even for the fully vaccinated. No quarantine in place. US Embassy | Belize Tourism Board.
British Virgin Islands
This pretty island group lies just to the east of the US Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place, even for they fully vaccinated. US Embassy | BVI government website | BVI Gateway website.
Greece, with its many ancient ruins and islands, is now open to US travelers. Testing required; exception for the fully vaccinated. No quarantine. US Embassy |
US travelers can visit Italy. You must present a "green pass" showing either full vaccination, Covid recovery or a negative test. US Embassy | Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation | Italy's rules for Americans |
No testing or quarantine requirements are in place. US Embassy.
Home of the steep and towering Pitons, waterfalls and volcanic beaches, the independent Caribbean nation of St. Lucia is open. Testing required. Quarantine for nonvaccinated travelers outside Caribbean travel bubble. US Embassy | St. Lucia travel website.
Turks and Caicos
This British overseas territory northeast of Cuba and southeast of the Bahamas is known for coral reefs, ripsaw music and a low-key vibe. Starting September 1, all visitors 16 and older must be fully vaccinated to enter. For now, testing is required; quarantine is not. Details and updates: US Embassy | Visit Turks and Caicos |
There are so many possibilities with travel right now, where will you go next?