Travel is becoming more accessible in the current times while the pandemic restrictions that set hold in 2020 are starting to shift and lift entirely as well as vaccination becomes more popular and accessible across many countries. Americans are being allowed to leave to other countries for the first time in a while, and a lot of us are ready to take advantage of that as soon as we can.
Whether you want to travel for vacation, business, or any other reason; you have to understand the regulations surrounding international travel to be able to do so. That’s why we’re here today to tell you all about the answer to our question: where can Americans travel internationally right now, and how?
Most countries have some sort of rule regarding vaccination, COVID testing before or upon arrival, quarantine times, and more for those that are traveling to them from any other country. There are universal platforms that are helping travelers to upload their testing or vaccination data for travel, which most countries’ will specify to help you figure out. Each country changes their regulations based on their own COVID environment and precautions, and they’re constantly changing. But expect something pandemic related for your travel since there is still an ongoing need for safety and caution regarding COVID cases for all countries.
Unlike most countries, Albania actually is allowing travel with no restrictions or requirements. This is a beautiful place to see with multiple lovely sights, so it could be great for those of you wanting a little less pandemic hassling without compromising experience.
Antigua and Barbuda
Well-known for their gorgeous sights, beaches, and excellent tourist attractions and catering; Antigua and Barbuda have re-opened their nation to American travel. There are restrictions in place regarding testing for COVID before travel and quarantine upon arrival.
A unique nation that attracts lots of interests and has lovely cultural and scenic experiences, Austria is another one for this list. They do require COVID testing before departure unless you’re fully vaccinated, and some areas of departure require arrival quarantines.
Belgium allows American citizens to travel there without any testing requirements due to its zoning as a “green zone” regarding the pandemic. Any “red zone” countries of departure mean that you have to quarantine upon arrival here before enjoying the sights.
Botswana is an option for those of you that want to experience unique and lovely wildlife as there are loads of wildlife experience opportunities here. Testing for COVID is required before departure but other restrictions like quarantine aren’t a part of Botswana’s travel rules.
This hidden gem is open to American travel, but there are differing rules for travel depending on which part of Cyprus you want to travel to since part of it is owned by the Turks. It’s an interesting Mediterranean destination that you could pursue if you research restrictions.
Countries allowing U.S. travel to them are a part of a really long list, so there are plenty of other options out there for any travelers to check out. Most require testing for COVID before leaving. Some of these include France, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Georgia, Iceland, Honduras, Ireland, The Maldives, Kenya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, and so much more.
This list can’t fully include all of the countries and a rundown of their limitations for American travel that are allowed right now, but it does give you a good insight on what can be possible. Regulations are still continuously changing for the sake of safety and wellbeing of travelers and the countries’ inhabitants, so it’s also really important to check up on updates from the country you wish to travel to closer to your departure and planning times.
More and more countries are trying to shift back towards their tourist industry and allowing Americans to travel to them, which means hopefully some of us can see some more “normal” things in our lives and travel in the near future.