Countries That Are Open to COVID-19 Vaccinated Travelers

Where vaccinated Americans can travel now.

Thanks to the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, travel has made a comeback in a big way within the last year. And while new variants are still posing concerns, physical or digital proof of vaccination has still allowed travelers to (tentatively and safely) resume their once-canceled plans.

Although the rate of vaccine availability has varied around the world, some countries are jumpstarting their tourism industries by inviting fully inoculated travelers to visit.


Non-U.S. citizens must show proof of vaccination, and there are no entry requirements for U.S. citizens according to the U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas.


The Belize tourism board has removed all COVID-19 entry requirements.


Fully vaccinated travelers by air or by cruise to Bermuda will be required to show proof of vaccination, and must upload proof prior to travel. Unvaccinated travelers must upload proof of valid travel insurance to enter, according to the government.

All travelers aged 2 and up must have Travel Authorization and will be required to pay $40 for the application.

British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands have discontinued all COVID-19 entry requirements, according to the BVI government.


Cambodia welcomes both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers without the need to get tested before coming, according to the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia. The country has also reopened its visa on arrival program.

Unvaccinated travelers must undergo a rapid antigen test upon arrival, according to the government and costs $5 USD.


Canada has removed all COVID-19 travel restrictions for entry, according to the Canadian Government.


Croatia welcomes U.S. travelers without any COVID-19-related travel restrictions, according to the Croatian National Tourist Board.


Denmark eliminated all of its COVID-19 entry and internal restrictions, according to the government’s COVID-19 website.


Ecuador has eliminated COVID-19 entry requirements, according to the U.S. Embassy.


Finland has lifted all COVID-19-related entry rules, according to the Finnish government.


France has lifted all pandemic-related entry rules, according to the French government.

French Polynesia

There are no more entry requirements for French Polynesia, according to Tahiti Tourism.


There are no longer any COVID-19-related entry rules for travel to Germany, according to the German Missions in the United States.


Iceland welcomes travelers without any pandemic-era entry rules in place, according to Iceland’s COVID-19 website.


Iceland welcomes travelers without any pandemic-era entry rules in place, according to Iceland’s COVID-19 website.


Ireland has removed all COVID-19-related entry rules for travel, according to the government.


Currently, there are no entry protocols for international travelers to Israel, according to the ministry of Health. However, the ministry notes that the ministry has the authority to change the standards and that the best way to find out information is to check the current list of requirements prior to travel.


Italy has lifted all COVID-19-related travel rules, according to the country's National Tourist Board.


Malta has eliminated all pandemic-related travel restrictions, according to the Malta Tourism Authority.


Morocco has dropped all COVID-19 entry requirements except for the Public Health Passenger Formaccording to the U.S. Embassy.

The Netherlands

The Netherlands has lifted COVID-19-related entry rules, according to the government.


Panama has rolled back all COVID-19 entry requirements for U.S. travelers, according to the embassy.


There are currently no COVID-19 entry requirements for travelers, according to the Qatar Ministry of Public Health.


Singapore welcomes all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, according to the Singapore Tourism Board. Vaccinated travelers (and unvaccinated children under 12) are exempt from all pre-departure tests, on-arrival tests, quarantine, and entry approvals.

Unvaccinated visitors 12 and older must arrive with proof of a PCR or rapid antigen test taken within two days of their departure and have travel insurance that covers COVID-19 with at least $30,000 of medical coverage.

Travelers must download the TraceTogether app. Three days before their departure, travelers must submit an SG Arrival Card and e-health declaration through the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website.


Vaccinated travelers are welcome to enter Seychelles, and there is no pre-departure testing in place. All travelers will be required to fill out a Health Travel Authorization before arrival, according to the U.S. Embassy.


Spain has dropped all COVID-19-related health controls at entry points, according to the government, becoming one of the last European countries to do so.

However, the country still asks that travelers from outside the European Union travel with either proof of vaccination administered within 270 days, proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure, proof of a negative rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours of departure, or proof they contracted COVID-19 and recovered within 180 days.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka allows fully vaccinated travelers to enter the country quarantine-free and without any pre-arrival testing, according to the U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka

Unvaccinated travelers can also be exempt from quarantine, but must show proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of their trip or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 48 hours of their trip, according to the tourism site. Children under 12 are exempt from testing.

St. Barts

All COVID-19 entry restrictions have been lifted, according to the U.S. Embassy.

St. Kitts and Nevis

All visitors regardless of vaccination are permitted to enter St. Kitts and Nevis, according to the Tourism Authority.


Switzerland has lifted all COVID-19-related entry rules, according to the Federal Office of Public Health.


Thailand has eliminated all pandemic-related entry requirements, welcoming all international travelers, including from the U.S., according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Travelers no longer need to show proof of vaccination or proof of any testing to enter.

Turks and Caicos

There are no COVID-19 entry requirements for Turks and Caicos, according to the government.

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has dropped all COVID-19-related entry rules, according to the government.


Vaccinated travelers may enter Zimbabwe without any prior testing, unvaccinated travelers will be required to provide a COVID-19 test to enter, according to the U.S. Embassy.

Alison Fox is a contributing writer for Travel + Leisure. When she's not in New York City, she likes to spend her time at the beach or exploring new destinations and hopes to visit every country in the world. Follow her adventures on Instagram.

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