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.


The Bahamas

Off the coast of Florida, this large chain of islands is loved for its many beaches. Testing required, even for the fully vaccinated. No quarantine in place. US Embassy | Bahamas travel website


Barbados

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


Belize

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.


Canada

Canada has opened up to US leisure travelers. You must be fully vaccinated to enter. Testing still required. US Embassy | Canada Services Border Agency.


Costa Rica

Costa Rica's rich wildlife and beautiful landscapes draw visitors. No testing or quarantines are required. US Embassy | Visit Costa Rica website |


Dominican Republic

This Caribbean nation, popular for its resorts and beaches, doesn't require tests or quarantines. US Embassy | GoDominicanRepublic.com |


Greece

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 |


Grenada

This Caribbean island with lush rainforests is welcoming US visitors if fully vaccinated. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. US Embassy | Grenada's Ministry of Health |


Italy

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 |


Jamaica

Jamaica's music, laid-back vibe, beaches and food draw visitors. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. US Embassy in Jamaica | Visit Jamaica website |


The Maldives

These Indian Ocean islands are a favorite among luxury travelers. Testing is required, including for vaccinated travelers. No mandatory quarantine. US Embassy | Maldives' official tourism website.


Mexico

No testing or quarantine requirements are in place. US Embassy.


Spain

Spain is now open to US leisure travelers. You must fill out a form and generate a QR code to enter. US Embassy | Spain Travel Health portal | Spain travel FAQs


St. Lucia

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?





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