10 Best places to travel right now: Back to Travel
Our Back to Travel promotion is in full swing so we’re sharing the latest information on the best places to travel right now! Many countries have opened their doors to tourists in recent weeks. Therefore, it’s good to know the travel requirements of your favourite destinations and find out where you can travel right now. Here are 10 destinations you can travel to now, plus information on their entry requirements for US travelers. As always, local restrictions apply so be sure to research the safety restrictions in place in your destination country before you travel.
Information dated 9th June 2021. Applicable to US travelers.
Peru has opened its doors to international travelers once more. If you long to explore the captivating Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and discover the Sacred Valley then all you need is a negative Covid test (PCR or Antigen) result taken within the last 72 hours, plus an additional negative antigen test taken on arrival. You might be required to quarantine for 14 days, if you don’t provide a negative test certificate, so don’t forget it! More information available on the U.S. Embassy website.
Ecuador: home of the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon rainforest and the Andes. A dream travel destination, Ecuador is open to international travelers. The travel requirements are to present a negative PCR or antigen test certificate (issued 72 hours before arrival). Testing is also available on arrival if you are not able to get a test beforehand. Ecuador is one of the best places to travel right now as fully vaccinated travelers do not need to test. Proof that your final dose was administered 14 days or more before arrival is required. More details here: US Embassy.
Always dreamed of visiting the Great Pyramids or cruising down the eternal River Nile? Now you can, as Egypt is open to tourists! A negative 92-hour PCR test is required if you are coming from North America. Therefore, remember to take your up to date test certificate with you. Furthermore, health insurance is required. Check with the US Embassy for more details.
There’s nothing quite like a getaway to a Greek island. Sun, sea, sand and ancient ruins set the backdrop for an unforgettable vacation. Greece is one of the best places to travel right now as fully vaccinated travelers are not required to show a negative Covid test result. Just make sure you travel at least 14 days after your second vaccine dose. On the other hand, you’ll require a negative Covid test result (72 hours) if you have not been vaccinated. All travelers must complete a Passenger Locator Form before arrival. More info here: US Embassy.
One of the worlds best eco and wildlife tourism destinations, Costa Rica is also one of the best places to travel right now. US citizens can travel to Costa Rica without presenting a negative Covid test result but they must have adequate medical insurance. Furthermore, you must fill in an online health pass before arrival. One of the easiest countries to travel to right now, it’s time to enjoy the Caribbean Beaches and ‘Pura Vida’ atmosphere of this Central American paradise! Visit the Costa Rica travel website for more information. The mandatory Health Pass form can be found here: Costa Rica Health Pass
Mexico is open to US travelers who fly into the country. One of the best places to travel right now, Mexico requires no Covid testing or quarantine for US arrivals. However, travelers may be subject to routine health screening. Great news for lovers of the idyllic Riviera Maya and those interested in Mexico’s ancient Mayan archaeological sites! The US Embassy offers detailed travel advice.
Spain is one of the best places to travel right now! Fully-vaccinated travelers do not need to produce a negative Covid test result. Don’t worry if you haven’t been vaccinated, as you also have the option of providing a negative Covid test. Proof that you have recently recovered from Covid-19 is also acceptable. Comprehensive details about travel restrictions and requirements can be found on the official Spain Travel Portal.
France is a favourite travel destination. Whether you’re dreaming of the stylish streets of Paris or the glamorous French Riviera, a trip to France is always a good idea. To enter France, travelers from the US must be fully vaccinated and provide a negative Covid-19 test (PCR or antigen). Full details can be found at the US Embassy website.
An earthly paradise, the Maldives has major vacation appeal. Crystal blue waters and white sand beaches are the perfect antidotes to the stresses of our everyday lives. The good news is that the resorts of the Maldives are open for travel. A negative Covid test result is required to enter the country, whether you are vaccinated or not. Once there, you can while away your days relaxing on palm-fringed beaches and watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Total bliss! More information about traveling to the Maldives is available on the US Embassy website.
The Land of Dracula, Romania is bursting with medieval cities and untouched landscapes. In fact, cultural tours of Romania are increasingly popular, with sights such as Bran Castle tempting travelers from far and wide. US travelers can travel here safely, provided they have proof of full vaccination. Proof of recovery from COVID-19 is also an acceptable option. Quarantine is mandatory if you are unvaccinated. Check for updates at the Romanian travel advisory.
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