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Which countries are open for US tourists in June 2020 and beyond?

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Africa:
Tanzania -
https://www.eturbonews.com/572450/ta...ith-open-arms/

Caribbean:
Bahamas - negative test within seven days of arrival in Bahamas more info
St. Lucia - negative test within 48 hours of flight to St. Lucia, temperature check on arrival more info [commercial flights may not be operating at the moment]
Turks & Caicos - reopening date of July 22nd, entry requirements being finalized more info

Europe:
Belarus - https://by.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ "There are currently no travel restrictions in place as a result of the worldwide outbreak."
Portugal - opened June 1st, temperature checks upon arrival, no testing or quarantine [no first-hand confirmed reports and some conflicting information about entry ymmv]
Serbia - all COVID-19 related entry restrictions are lifted for both Serbian and foreign citizens per check on 5/29 https://travel.state.gov/content/tra...es/Serbia.html
Turkey - no entry restrictions

Asia:
Dubai (starting July 7th) - test at airport on arrival, then free to go (quarantine if positive result, free to roam otherwise) - https://twitter.com/DXBMediaOffice/s...41641115557888
Maldives (starting July 15th) - basically no restrictions - https://twitter.com/MoTmv/status/1275404148377300997

North America:
Mexico (cancun area) - https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/m...rus/index.html
Mexico (puertovallarta) - https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32454183-post317.html
Mexico (land borders open) - https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/32421620-post171.html












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Old May 26, 20, 7:38 am
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Greece has handled it well so far, closing down quickly and resisting the urge to let in loads of tourists. I hope for their sake that preventative measures are maintained when they do open up.
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July 15th is seven weeks from now. US cases may be quite low by then. We shall see.
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Old May 26, 20, 8:03 am
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Greece is not yet allowing tourists - not even from within the Schengen zone.

Greece is mulling proposals to extend bilateral agreements with countries such as Israel; however, the Greek tourism minister has conceded that how Greece proceeds will need to be decided in consultation with other countries, and in this interview confirms that there is no such list of countries at present.

As such, even if Greece does eventually set up "bubbles" or "air bridges" with certain countries [and the only such "bubble" in Europe at present is that [url=https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52673373]including Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia - all Schengen states], this would clearly have to be outside the whole Schengen visa/immigration system; and it is further apparent that Greece will not be "open to all" until such time as the Schengen states together remove all restrictions.

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Originally Posted by irishguy28 View Post
Greece is not yet allowing tourists - not even from within the Schengen zone.

Greece is mulling proposals to extend bilateral agreements with countries such as Israel; however, the Greek tourism minister has conceded that how Greece proceeds will need to be decided in consultation with other countries, and in this interview confirms that there is no such list of countries at present.

As such, even if Greece does eventually set up "bubbles" or "air bridges" with certain countries [and the only such "bubble" in Europe at present is that [url=https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52673373]including Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia - all Schengen states], this would clearly have to be outside the whole Schengen visa/immigration system; and it is further apparent that Greece will not be "open to all" until such time as the Schengen states together remove all restrictions.
Greece allows all EU nationals into its country throughout the pandemic without having to justify a reason, only issue being the 14 day mandatory self quarantine since March. That is expected to be lifted, although it has not been confirmed, could be June 1, could be June 15. Nothing has been said about US citizens, it is irrelevant at this stage as the EU has a general ban on non EU travellers at this time anyway.

Many EU countries are announcing different things, so expect many things to change over the coming weeks. I personally am following Germany closest as the largest and most influential country of the EU, and they are planning on at least allowing EU travel unrestricted by June 15.
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July 15th is seven weeks from now. US cases may be quite low by then. We shall see.
Based on the fact that many states reopened before they even hit their peak, no.

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Greece can use tourists form Europe.

As said there should be “bubble” regions for travel for a few months until the virus infection rates calm down.

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Old May 26, 20, 8:18 am
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No, itís not worth it. Greece can use tourists form Europe.

As said there should be ďbubbleĒ regions for travel for a few months until the virus infection rates calm down.
It is up to the Greeks to decide wisely and weigh in every outcomes it could possibly happen.
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see in the chart that Calgary is accepting international flights-so we can fly there from the US in July?
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Old May 26, 20, 1:54 pm
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I am hoping United extends the waiver with no fee past May 31 so I can wait out a flight to Canada in July
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Old May 26, 20, 2:04 pm
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see in the chart that Calgary is accepting international flights-so we can fly there from the US in July?
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I am hoping United extends the waiver with no fee past May 31 so I can wait out a flight to Canada in July
No, the Canadian border is closed and expected to stay so for the foreseeable future.
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As a Brit, whose government has handled this catastrophe very badly indeed, and who does not expect to go anywhere anytime soon; I say this with the greatest respect to citizens of the USA. Please stay at home, after us no nation has handled this plague as badly as the USA and with 100,000 dead I would prefer you remain at home until It is safe.
nations must make travel difficult until this cris in under control. A second wave is entirely likely as lockdowns are relaxed.

i genuinely donít mean this to confrontational, business must resume but we must be safe.
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Old May 26, 20, 2:54 pm
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Originally Posted by CzeSEN View Post
Source?
Donít need a source other than track the cases and deaths. Even if the US removed restrictions it would not be reciprocal because other countries donít trust the US to have COVID under control. They donít want to risk irresponsible visitors who can reignite the spread. And thereís uncertainty about a return in the fall along with the regular flu. So the only sure way for reopened borders to return is having a vaccine.
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No, the Canadian border is closed and expected to stay so for the foreseeable future.
The Canadian government has announced the U.S. border will remain closed to all non-essential travelers until June 21 at which point it will be reviewed. I wouldn't however be booking at flights to the U.S. for the 22nd. The expectation is that it will be extended again.
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Old May 26, 20, 3:37 pm
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CNBC Article

Below is a link to an article that was on CNBC this morning regarding European countries open for summer travel from the US

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/26/here...is-summer.html
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I could not find the information on Reuters but I did find this:
https://travel.state.gov/content/tra...formation.html
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As a US passport holder who has been in New Zealand since January, the question on my mind is whether I will be allowed to partake of that sweet, sweet trans-Tasman bubble. Are they going to make it passport-based or where-you-have-actually-been based? Fingers crossed it's the latter.
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