General TravelNews Articles of Interest So, Where Can Americans Travel?

July 15, 2020by Brenda

As the virus rages across the country and around the world, you may be wondering if there is anywhere you can travel to right now if you are feeling the need to get away. And there are certainly measures you can take to protect yourself on an airplane and while touring around your destination and keep yourself safe from the coronavirus. But now, the question is, as an American, will you even be allowed into another country? The US passport used to mean you could enter many countries with out a visa or could obtain a visa on arrival. Several countries that required visas is advance issued them to Americans as formality. The number of countries that really did not want to allow American visitors was actually quite low.

But now, with the rates of infections skyrocketing in the US, other countries are slamming the door shut on US visitors. Not all have rolled up the welcome mat, though. There are a few countries that will allow US visitors, either with no restrictions or with a few that can be overcome with just a little bit of planning.

Read this article from CNN Travel about where you can go and the requirements, if any, to enter.


The handful of countries still welcoming US tourists

Brekke Fletcher, CNN • Updated 14th July 2020
Editor’s Note — A US State Department health advisory issued on March 31 advises US citizens to avoid all international travel due to Covid-19, and the CDC’s latest guidance says “travel increases your chances of getting and spreading Covid-19.”
(CNN) — Once one of the world’s most powerful travel documents, the might of the US passport has shriveled under the cloud of coronavirus, with doors slammed shut across the planet to American travelers.
With US coronavirus cases recently passing the three million mark, many nations now view America with trepidation. No matter how much they want those tourism dollars, they’re unwilling to take the risk of opening their borders.