Updated: Sep 5, 2020
There is always a bit of a process before setting the sails out for another adventure. Nowadays that process will look somewhat different preparing for that trip. Travel has changed quite quickly and not what it once was not even six months ago. However If you do enjoy traveling, and miss it as much we do, restrictions will not stop you from making the necessary arrangements to ensure you can move about the country and still enjoy your get away. As countries around the world continue to open up due to the dreaded coronavirus, travel advisories can vary from country to country. Here are 21 countries that are welcoming American visitors...with a few advisories or course.
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The US Virgin Islands Tourists could start planning their trip to the group of islands in the Caribbean starting June 1st. The Caribbean airport never officially closed, but it was only being used for essential travel only. Now, it's open to most travelers.
Upon arriving to the islands, visitors will be required to pass a health screening and temperature check. Once on the island, tourists will be required to wear a mask in public spaces, and gatherings are limited to 10 people.
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The popular safari destination of Tanzania has lifted its border restrictions and reopened its airports for international travel on June 1st.
According to the US embassy in Tanzania, all travelers will be subjected to intensive screenings and, if necessary, COVID-19 rapid testing upon arrival.
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St. Lucia St. Lucia closed its borders to travelers on March 23 and officially reopened them on June 4. Within seven days of boarding your flight, You would need to provide a negative COVID-19 test. Once there, you may go through a couple of temperature checks and are required to wear a face mask in public spaces. For more info, Check out St. Lucia's travel Advisory.
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Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda is open to visitors.
Travelers flying by air are required to bring a negative COVID-19 test that was taken within seven days of their flight. If arriving from ship, visitors will be requested to quarantine.
Once on the island visitors may have to get tested again at hotel and be subject to other health checks like body temperature.
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines
According to the Ministry of Tourism. The 32 islands of St. Vincent and Grenadines have reopened to travelers from all countries on July 1st.
US travelers can either provide a negative COVID test upon arriving at the airport, or opt to get tested at the airport. If choosing to get tested, you could be quarantined for minimum 24 hours, until your test results arrive back.
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Although Cambodia's borders have been open since May, according to the US embassy in Cambodia, travelers to Cambodia are required to take a mandatory COVID test, have proof of health insurance and pay a $3,000 deposit upon arrival. The deposit is suppose to be used to cover corona costs and even a funeral!
Cambodia said not over here! If you come here, everything is on you!
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Sint Maarten (St. Martin) Sint Maarten welcomed their visitors back starting July 1st. Before getting to the island, tourist will be required to complete a health declaration form, and complete the country's checklist before arriving, like presenting a negative COVID test result, and bring your Ronassentials like a mask.
Some airlines like Spirit, JetBlue, and American plan to resume flights to St. Martin in August.
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Jamaica Jamaica has been welcoming American visitors since mid-June. In order to visit, travelers must first complete the Travel Authorization check before checking in for your flight. Travelers from "high-risk countries" will be required to take a COVID-19 test.
The entire country will not be opened to visitors. Instead, the country is reopening in phases. Right now most parts of Negril and along to the north coast to Port Antonio are open for travelers.
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Saint Barthélemy in the Caribbean welcomed visitors starting in late June.
Saint Barthélemy, opened its borders up to travelers on June 22. Visitors can either bring a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of their flight or they can be tested upon arrival and quarantine for 24 hours until the test results come back. If your trip if for more than 7 days, you may be required to test again.
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The Bahamas has reopened its borders to back up to US travelers on July 1st, but then closed them again. According to The Office of the Prime Minister the borders are currently now open, however you would have to quarantine for 14 days at a government facility that you would have to pay for. The pay could vary, so check ahead to get a better idea of cost.
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The Dominican Republic
According to the official tourism site for the Dominican Republic, the country has entered phase four of reopening on July 1st, which includes welcoming Americans as well as other international visitors. are welcome to visit.
Lucien Echavarria, the director at the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, has stated that about half of the island's hotels will be reopened and could expect temperature and COVID test checks at the airport as other safety precautions.