The Ultimate Guide To Covid-19 Travel Restrictions: Masks, Testing, Vaccine Mandates And More

Planning a vacation has never been so complicated. With the delta variant spreading around the world, travelers are forced to navigate an ever-changing set of rules. Here’s what to know before you fly, take a cruise or check into a hotel

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9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM

Planning a vacation has never been so complicated. With the delta variant spreading around the world, travelers are forced to navigate an ever-changing set of rules. Here’s what to know before you fly, take a cruise or check into a hotel

Planning a vacation has never been so complicated. With the delta variant spreading around the world, travelers are forced to navigate an ever-changing set of rules. Here’s what to know before you fly, take a cruise or check into a hotel.

getty ImagesThe CDC currently has all of Western Europe at a Level 3 (“high risk”) or Level 4 (“very high risk”) for Covid-19, with one exception. Germany is at a Level 2 (“moderate”) risk level, likely as a result of some of Europe’s strictest Covid-19 travel rules. Eastern Europe is more of a mixed bag, with some countries deemed low risk and others categorized as high.

On August 30, the European Union announced it wasremoving the United States from its “safe travel” list, recommending that only fully vaccinated American tourists be allowed to visit its 27 member countries. In reality, the E.U.’s guidance is non-binding, so individual countries in the E.U. bloc can decide impose their own sets of restrictions. What is emerging is a messy patchwork of different rules and regulations across the continent.

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Many faith leaders say no to endorsing vaccine exemptionsAs significant numbers of Americans seek religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates , many faith leaders are saying: Not with our endorsement. Trumpaterians ? Religious reasons!? What? Any Fükwit, just has to say “it’s against my religious beliefs” Or do they have to quote the appropriate verse from their Bible, to make it so? Dream on ppl. Covid Card or you don't get in. Who knew the Mark of the Beast would turn out to be a vaccine? Anyways... Try not to take the bible literally. Get vaxxed. It isnt a conspiracy.

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European countries have many Covid-19 restrictions in place, just like in the U.S. getty Images The CDC currently has all of Western Europe at a Level 3 (“high risk”) or Level 4 (“very high risk”) for Covid-19, with one exception. Germany is at a Level 2 (“moderate”) risk level, likely as a result of some of Europe’s strictest Covid-19 travel rules. Eastern Europe is more of a mixed bag, with some countries deemed low risk and others categorized as high. On August 30, the European Union announced it was removing the United States from its “safe travel” list , recommending that only fully vaccinated American tourists be allowed to visit its 27 member countries. In reality, the E.U.’s guidance is non-binding, so individual countries in the E.U. bloc can decide impose their own sets of restrictions. What is emerging is a messy patchwork of different rules and regulations across the continent. Some countries — Norway, Sweden and Bulgaria — have reacted by banning all non-essential travel by Americans regardless of vaccination status. Other countries, like Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands, have clamped down by banning unvaccinated travelers. The Netherlands has also introduced a mandatory quarantine for vaccinated travelers. In general, unvaccinated U.S. travelers now face more rigorous restrictions including frequent testing and quarantines upon entry, if they are allowed to enter at all. What’s more, many countries have re-introduced curfews, quarantines and testing requirements that travelers should know about. Some nations are also requiring “green passes” to enter indoor restaurants and bars and to enter cultural venues. Typically, these digital certificates require proof of vaccination, a recent negative Covid-19 test result or proof of recovery from the illness. Travelers should also consult their destination’s embassy or health authority for the most up-to-date travel instructions. Here’s a rundown of the protocols for entering the most-visited European countries for American travelers: Italy: All travelers from the U.S., regardless of vaccination status, must present a negative Covid-19 test taken within three days of their arrival in Italy. Unvaccinated travelers must also quarantine for five days after arrival and then get tested again. Tourists must also fill out a , which allows contact tracers to identify viral clusters in the event of a breakout. ( More: