Where Can I Go?

Now that it is a new year, many people are getting antsy and looking to travel. With vaccines becoming available, the options of international destinations are becoming greater. Below is a current list as of January 4, 2021 of countries that are allowing US Citizens to travel for tourism. These are subject to change at any moment as regulations are constantly updated, but you can get a good idea of which countries are accepting tourists. Please note that additional negative COVID-19 test results may be required upon departure and/or arrival in destination as well as forms to be completed. Please consult with your travel advisor for specific requirements for each destination. Countries with “*” require travel insurance that covers COVID-19.

 

Americas

Argentina – Borders are closed.

Aruba* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Bahamas* – Open for tourism. Quarantine may be required based on health screening upon arrival. PCR Test required. Online form is required with negative PCR Test.

Barbados* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Belize – Open for tourism. PCR Test is recommended to fast track arrival. Otherwise PCR test will be administered upon arrival.

Bolivia – Open for tourism until January 15, 2021. PCR Test required.

Brazil – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

British Virgin Islands* – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

Canada – Borders are closed.

Chile* – Borders are open with strict quarantine requirements.

Colombia – Open for tourism. Online form required.

Costa Rica* – Open for tourism. Online form required.

Cuba* – Open for tourism (excluding US citizens). PCR Test required. Form is required.

Dominican Republic – Open for tourism. PCR Test and Quarantine may be required if symptoms are shown at health screening upon arrival. Online form and Electronic Ticket required.

Ecuador – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. 5 day quarantine required even with negative PCR Test. Online forms required. Galapagos Islands has different requirements.

El Salvador – Open for tourism. PCR Test required.

Grenada* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Must quarantine at resort (can leave room) for 4 days and will be retested. Cannot enter town until retested. Online form required.

Guatemala – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Health screening upon arrival. Online form required

Haiti – Open for tourism. Quarantine is required unless negative PCR Test is presented. Online form is required.

Honduras – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Jamaica – Open for tourism. Quarantine may be required based on health screening upon arrival. PCR Test is required. Online form is required with negative PCR Test.

Mexico – Open for tourism. Quarantine may be required based on health screening upon arrival. No test is required to enter. Online form is required.

Nicaragua – Open for tourism. PCR Test required.

Panama – Open for tourism. PCR Test required.

Peru – Borders are open with strict quarantine requirements.

Puerto Rico – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Those without PCR Test will be tested upon arrival with quarantine if positive. Online form required.

Turks & Caicos* – Open for tourism. Quarantine may be required based on health screening upon arrival. PCR Test is required. Online form is required.

United States – US is open for domestic travel. Some states and cities require additional testing and quarantine. Contact your travel advisor for additional details.

US Virgin Islands – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Those without PCR Test will take test upon arrival and quarantine until results are available. Online form required.

St. Maarten/St. Martin – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

Uruguay – Borders are closed.

Venezuela – Borders are closed.

 

Europe

Albania – Open for tourism. No tests or forms required.

Bosnia & Herzegovina – Open for tourism. PCR Test required.

Ireland – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

Romania – Borders are closed.

Russia – Borders are closed.

Schengen Area Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, & Switzerland) – Borders are closed for tourism. Specific countries may allow nationals and family members enter. Contact your travel advisor for additional details.

Turkey – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Ukraine* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required.

United Kingdom – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

 

Africa

Egypt* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Kenya – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Morocco – Borders are closed.

Seychelles – Borders are closed.

South Africa – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Tanzania – Open for tourism. No test required, but will be screened upon arrival. Form required.

 

Middle East

Israel – Borders are closed.

Jordan* – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

Lebanon* – Borders are open with strict quarantine regulations.

Maldives – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online form required.

Qatar – Borders are closed.

United Arab Emirates* – Open for tourism with 10 day quarantine. PCR Test required. Online form required.

 

Asia

Cambodia – Borders are closed to tourism.

China – Borders are closed to tourism.

India – Borders are closed to tourism.

Indonesia – Borders are closed to tourism.

Japan – Borders are closed.

Malaysia – Borders are closed.

Nepal* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required with 7 day quarantine required. Online form required.

Philippines – Borders are close to tourism.

Singapore – Borders are closed to tourism.

South Korea – Borders are closed to tourism.

Taiwan – Borders are closed to tourism.

Thailand* – Borders are open. PCR Test required with 14 day quarantine required. Online forms required.

Vietnam – Borders are closed.

 

Oceania / South Pacific

Australia – Borders are closed to tourism.

Fiji – Borders are closed.

French Polynesia (Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea)* – Open for tourism. PCR Test required. Online forms required.

New Zealand – Borders are closed to tourism.

 

As you can see, there are many destinations that are open to US Citizens. The world is for you to explore. Take advantage of what is open as rates have been incredible. Contact your travel advisor today to book your next adventure and ensure you have the proper documents to travel.

Author Profile

Nico Mendenhall
Nico Mendenhall is the owner of Niji Travel by Independent by Liberty Travel. He has over 12 years in the hospitality and tourism industry, working in hotels and travel agencies. He has visited over 20 countries and has spent time living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He launched Niji Travel November 2020.