Countries That Are Welcoming US Travelers

Below you will find the latest list of countries that are welcoming US Travelers as of July 5, 2021. To keep up with the latest restrictions and what you need to do before traveling please click here or visit the US .gov site. And always remember, even when using an agent it is your responsibility to know what is needed to travel to another country.

Albania

This southeastern European country has no test requirements or quarantine.

Anguilla

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place in this upscale British island

Antigua and Barbuda

This independent nation in the eastern Caribbean is open with testing and quarantine requirements in place. 

Armenia

Armenia is open to US tourists. Testing required, quarantines in some circumstances.

Aruba

Scroll down to the Dutch Caribbean entry below for information on Aruba and other islands in this group.

Austria

US citizens can now visit. Testing required to enter unless fully vaccinated or proof of past infection. No quarantine if coming from low-risk nation. 

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The Bahamas

Testing required, exemptions for the fully vaccinated. No quarantine in place. 

Bangladesh

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place.

Barbados

This British island, the most easterly one in the Caribbean, is set to become an independent republic later in 2021. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place.

Belgium

Belgium is now open. No testing required for citizens of the US, currently labeled as a “green zone” nation; no quarantine unless arriving from a “red zone” nation.

Belize

Testing required, fully vaccinated exempt. No quarantine in place. 

Bermuda

Testing and quarantine requirement are in place. 

Bolivia

Testing and quarantine requirement are in place. 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Testing required with exemptions for fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid. No quarantine in place.

Botswana

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Brazil

Brazil curretly has a very high daily number of Covid-19 cases. Testing required; quarantines are not. 

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British Virgin Islands

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place; exemptions for fully vaccinated. 

Bulgaria

Testing required; exemptions for fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19 infection. No quarantine.

Colombia

No testing or quarantine required. 

Costa Rica

. No testing or quarantines are required. 

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Testing required; quarantine encouraged but not required. 

Croatia

Testing required to enter; exemptions for the fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19 infection. No standard quarantine in place. 

Cyprus

Both parts of this politically divided Mediterranean island are open to US tourists. The Republic of Cyprus and the northern third of the island administered by Turkish Cypriots (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) each have their own rules of entry and testing.

Czech Republic

Czech Republic — home to enchanting Prague — has reopened to US citizens. Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Denmark

Now accepts US travelers. Testing required, exemption for fully vaccinated. Quarantine is not required. Different rules for Greenland and Faroe Islands. 

Dominica

Testing and quarantine requirement are in place. 

Dominican Republic

Does not require tests or quarantines.

Dubai

Scroll down to the United Arab Emirates entry below.

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Dutch Caribbean islands

Find out the important details on these various Dutch islands in the Caribbean.

Aruba: Testing required. No quarantine. 

Bonaire: Testing required. No quarantine. 

Curaçao: Testing required. No quarantine. 

Saba: Testing required. Quarantine in place; exemption for fully vaccinated.

Sint Maarten:  Testing required. No quarantine.

Get more US consulate information on all of these islands here.

Ecuador

Testing required; fully vaccinated exempted. Quarantine required in some circumstances.

Egypt

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Estonia

No testing required. Quarantine is in place, but with exceptions.

Ethiopia

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. Before you travel there, closely monitor news reports about violence in the northern Tigray region on the border with Eritrea. 

France

US leisure travelers may enter France. Testing required unless fully vaccinated. No quarantine for US visitors. 

French Polynesia

US leisure travelers can enter if fully vaccinated. Testing required; quarantine is not.

Georgia

Testing required unless you’re fully vaccinated. No self-isolation for the unvaccinated under certain conditions. 

Germany

From edgy Berlin to picturesque Bavaria, Germany is now open. Testing required; exemption for fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid. Quarantine depends on vaccination status and nation from which you’ve arrived. 

Ghana

required. No quarantine. 

Greece

Greece, with its many ancient ruins and islands, is now open to US travelers. Testing required, exception for the fully vaccinated. No quarantine. 

Grenada

This Caribbean Island with lush rainforests is welcoming US visitors. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Guatemala

Testing required; exceptions for the fully vaccinated or those fully recovered from Covid-19. No quarantine. 

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Honduras

Testing required; fully vaccinated travelers are exempt. Conditional quarantine in some circumstances. 

Iceland

You must be fully vaccinated or have proof of recovery from Covid-19 to enter. Testing and quarantine requirements in place as well. 

Ireland

Leisure travel to Ireland is discouraged but not forbidden. Testing and quarantine requirements in place. 

Israel

From ancient Jerusalem to modern Tel Aviv, Israel now allows US tourists. Testing required. Quarantine in place for those not fully vaccinated or recovered from a case of Covid-19. You should keep a close watch on developments as you plan your trip regarding the recent conflict between Israel and Gaza. 

Italy

US travelers can finally return to Rome, Venice and the rest of the country. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place if you do not have a “green pass”.

Jamaica

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Jordan

Jordan is open to US vacationers. Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Kenya

Testing required, no quarantine. 

Latvia

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Liechtenstein

This tiny nation is open. Scroll to Switzerland below for details.

Lithuania

This Baltic nation is made for history buffs and is open to fully vaccinated Americans only. No testing or quarantine. 

The Maldives

Testing is required, including for vaccinated travelers. No mandatory quarantine. 

Malta

These sun-soaked Mediterranean islands are open to US citizens under certain restrictive conditions, including which state you come from. 

Mexico

The land border between the US and Mexico remains closed through at least July 21, but US travelers can still fly there. No testing or quarantine requirements are in place. The US State Department lists numerous states to avoid because of crime. 

Monaco

US jetsetters can visit the Mediterranean city-state if they are fully vaccinated. Testing also required. 

Montenegro

Testing waived in some circumstances; exceptions also made for the fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19 illness. No quarantine. 

Morocco

This North African favorite is now open leisure travelers from the United States without special invitations. Testing required, but no quarantines in place. 

Namibia

US citizens can visit this southern African desert nation that appeals to adventure travelers. Testing required; quarantine is not.

Nepal

US travelers can visit the landlocked Himalayan nation. Testing required, fully vaccinated exempt. Quarantine requirements in place, regardless of vaccination status. 

Netherlands

US travelers can now visit Amsterdam and the rest of the Netherlands. No testing or quarantine is required as the US is deemed a safe country.

Nicaragua

Home to historical sites such as Granada and tropical beaches, Nicaragua is open. Testing required; quarantines are not. 

North Macedonia

No testing or quarantine required. 

Panama

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Peru

Testing required; quarantine is conditional. 

Poland

US passport holders can now see Krakow and Poland’s other wonders. No testing is required, but quarantine is. 

Portugal

Portugal is open to US citizens through July 11. The measure will be reviewed every two weeks and expires unless renewed. Testing is required; quarantine is a possibility. 

Romania

No testing required. Quarantine in place with exceptions for fully vaccinated and those recovered from Covid-19. 

Rwanda

Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Saudi Arabia

Testing required. Quarantine depends on vaccination status. 

Senegal

Senegal, known for its West African beaches and music, welcomes US tourists. Testing is required, no quarantine in place.

Serbia

Serbia is steeped in historical sites and dramatic Eastern European scenery. Testing is required but quarantines are not. 

Seychelles

These picture-perfect Indian Ocean islands way off the east coast of Africa are open. Testing required; quarantine is not. 

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Slovenia

This European nation of gorgeous lakes is open only to the fully vaccinated or those recovered from Covid-19. No testing or quarantine required. 

South Africa

Testing is required; quarantine is not. Be aware some nations aren’t allowing entry to tourists who have recently been to South Africa. 

South Korea

From busy Seoul to relaxing Jeju Island, South Korea is open. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Spain

Spain is now open to US leisure travelers who are fully vaccinated. Testing required; quarantine is not. 

St. Barts

After an extended closure, this French island is open again. Testing required; fully vaccinated exempt from quarantine.

St. Kitts and Nevis

This Caribbean escape allows only fully vaccinated tourists to visit. Age exemptions for children 17 and younger traveling with vaccinated parents. Quarantine required. 

St. Lucia

Testing required. Quarantine for nonvaccinated travelers outside Caribbean travel bubble. 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The Caribbean nation is open. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place.

Switzerland

The country’s famed Alps are once again open to Americans. Testing required with exemptions for the fully vaccinated or those recovered from Covid-19.

Tanzania

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

Thailand

US passport holders can again visit this fascinating Southeast Asian destination famed for its beautiful beaches and spicy cuisine. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Tunisia

Testing and quarantine requirements in place. Exemptions for the fully vaccinated have been suspended. 

Turkey

From cosmopolitan Istanbul to rural coastal escapes, Turkey is open. Testing is required; quarantine is not. 

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Turks and Caicos

This British overseas territory northeast of Cuba and southeast of the Bahamas is known for its coral reefs, ripsaw music and low-key vibe. Testing is required; quarantine is not.

Uganda

Testing required; quarantine is not. 

United Arab Emirates

Testing required. Quarantine protocols depend on the emirate. 

United Kingdom

Leisure travel to the UK is open. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. Rules may vary between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Zambia

Known for Victoria Falls and wildlife, Zambia is allowing visitors. Testing and quarantine requirements are in place. 

Omitted countries

This is a curated list and not a full listing. CNN Travel has omitted certain open countries if they had very limited numbers of US travelers before the pandemic; have ongoing or recent armed conflicts, terrorism or rampant crime and unrest; or have entry requirements so extensive and complicated that they put the country out of reach of almost all US citizens. However, you can click here to check for the status and entry requirements of any country or territory in the world you wish to visit

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