Which Countries Are Open To American Tourists This Summer? Here's The List
Updated: Jun 14
Many travel destinations started opening up to international travelers but the list of the countries open for American tourists is still very limited.
As of June 13, the countries, allowing U.S. citizens to enter the country without a 14-day quarantine are:
1. U.S. Virgin Islands
The U.S. Virgin Islands opened its doors to international travelers on June 1, 2020. It became the first Caribbean destination to officially reopen for tourism.
2. Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda reopened its borders on June 4. To be allowed into the country, travelers will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival at the airport.
3. St. Lucia
St.Lucia reopened on June 4. Visitors will have to take a coronavirus test before arriving.
On June 15, Jamaica openes to all international travelers. The country is planning to do temperature screening.
Bermudais opening its borders to travelers who comply with these measures on July 1. Negative Covid-19 test is required.
Tourism officials from The Bahamas announced it would open its borders to international tourists on July 1. However, Bahamian Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis cautioned that the reopening date could change if cases of the virus increased. So far. the country welcomes yachts and private jets.
Puerto Rico will officially reopen to all international travelers on July 15. Upon arrival, travelers will be subject to health screenings, including COVID-19 testing. Travelers may be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days, regardless of symptoms.
The Mexican state of Quintana Roo—home to popular vacation spots like Cancun, Tulum, and Riviera Maya—and Pacific Coast resort city Los Cabos reopened this week. The rest of Mexico remains closed till June 22.
10. Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos will reopen its borders to international visitors on July 22.
11. French Polynesia
French Polynesia will welcome tourists from all countries starting July 15. The country, which includes Tahiti, Mo’orea and Bora Bora, is requiring travelers to have either a negative Covid-19 test (administered 72 hours before departure) or an “immunity certificate”.