Coronavirus - Travel Restrictions

United States

  • July 3: Anyone traveling from the US to England will have to quarantine for 14 days (1)
  • July 1: United Airlines adds 25,000 flights for August, tripling its June schedule (1)
  • June 30: American Airlines will pay customers to change to less-crowded flights amid coronavirus capacity restrictions (1)
  • June 29: EU named 14 countries whose citizens are deemed "safe" to be let in from 1 July, US, Brazil and China are excluded (1)
  • June 28: Hawaii to lift mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers with negative Covid-19 test results, beginning August 1 (1)
  • June 27: Americans likely to be barred from Europe when borders reopen next week due to coronavirus surge (1)
  • EU countries takes complicated stance towards US travelers, with most EU countries trying to ban US visitors when EU borders reopen on July 1 (1)
  • June 26: American Airlines will allow full flights to fly next week (1)
  • June 25: United Airlines adds thermometers to flight attendant uniforms (1)
  • June 24: EU considers banning travelers from the US, Brazil, Russia from travel list (1)
  • June 23: Los Angeles International Airport installing thermal cameras to detect feverish passengers (1)
  • June 19: Association of major cruise lines voluntarily suspends US sailings through September (1)
  • June 18: Some airlines stop offering alcohol to prevent spread of coronavirus (1)
  • June 16: US-Canada border to remain closed to non-essential travel until July 21 (1)
  • June 10: United Airlines updates Covid-19 policy to require travelers to take health self-assessment at check-in (1)
  • US airlines record lowest passenger numbers for the month of April since 1974; international travel down 99% from the same time last year (1)
  • June 4: China allows flights from US after pressure from Trump administration (1)
  • June 2: Air travel in the United States is bouncing back (1)
  • May 27: Overseas arrivals to the United States down 99.6% in April (1)
  • April 1: State Department halts passport services for travelers unless it's a family emergency (1)
  • March 21: Thousands of Americans stranded abroad as money, patience run out (1)
  • March 19: US State department issues Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel (1)
  • March 18: US closes border with Canada.
  • Qantas and Jetstar suspending international flights until May 31. Ryanair grounding most flights. Air Canada suspending most international and US flights by March 31. (1)
  • March 14: US extending travel ban to the UK and Ireland. (1)
  • March 12: CDC issues Travel Notice Alert (Level 3): Avoid all nonessential travel to most of Europe (1)
  • CDC issues Travel Notice Alert (Level 3): Avoid all nonessential travel to Italy and Iran (1)
  • CDC issues Travel Notice Alert (Level 2): Practice Enhanced Precautions. Older adults and all people with chronic medical conditions should consider postponing nonessential travel (1)
  • March 11: United states suspends travel from 26 European countries to the United States for 30 days.

California

  • June 23: Los Angeles International Airport installing thermal cameras to detect feverish passengers (1)

Connecticut

  • June 30: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut add 8 states to list of mandatory quarantine, bringing total to 16 states (1)

Hawaii

  • July 2: Hawaii to add hundreds of weekly flights ahead of scrapping quarantine rules in August (1)
  • June 28: Hawaii to lift mandatory 14-day quarantine for travelers with negative Covid-19 test results, beginning August 1 (1)
  • June 25: Hawaii quarantine rule will include pre-travel testing option beginning Aug. 1, governor says (1)
  • June 11: Hawaii extends 14-day coronavirus quarantine for all incoming travelers (1)

Michigan

  • April 9: New Whitmer, Michigan order bans 'travel between residences,' with a few exceptions (1)

New Jersey

  • June 30: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut add 8 states to list of mandatory quarantine, bringing total to 16 states (1)

New York

  • June 30: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut add 8 states to list of mandatory quarantine, bringing total to 16 states (1)
  • June 25: Travel Association rebukes Cuomo, other governors over 14-day quarantine for out-of-state visitors (1)

Puerto Rico

  • July 3: Effective July 15, Puerto Rico will require visitors to provide negative Covid-19 test result produced within 72 hours prior to arrival (1)

World

  • March 11: United states suspends travel from 26 European countries to the United States for 30 days.

Australia

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Austria

  • March 4: Gatherings of more than five people are banned, Austrians are being urged to self-isolate while schools and shops selling non-essential goods have closed. Vienna Airport operating at a bare minimum. Borders closed to Italy and Switzerland. Limited entry from Britain, the Netherlands, Russia, and the Ukraine. Arlberg region under quarantine. (1)

Bangladesh

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Belgium

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Brazil

  • March 18: Singapore implements 14 day quarantine for all people arriving. Israel bars all foreigners from entering country. Jordan completely sealed. Brazil partially closed border with Venezuela. Nigeria banned entry from 13 countries. (1)

Canada

  • March 18: Qantas and Jetstar suspending international flights until May 31. Ryanair grounding most flights. Air Canada suspending most international and US flights by March 31. (1)

China

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Czech Republic

  • May 26: Czech Republic partially reopens its border crossings with Austria and Germany (1)

Denmark

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Egypt

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

European Union

  • March 18: Qantas and Jetstar suspending international flights until May 31. Ryanair grounding most flights. Air Canada suspending most international and US flights by March 31. (1)

Finland

  • June 11: Finland to reopen borders to neighbours - but not to Sweden (1)

France

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Germany

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Greece

  • May 31: Greece clarifies policy, to allow tourists from all nations (1)

Hungary

  • March 14: Hungary extends entry ban. Includes Iran, China, South Kora, Italy, and Israel.

India

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Iran

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Iraq

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Ireland

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Israel

  • March 9: All people entering Israel (citizens, residents, foreigners) must enter 14 days of home quarantine. (1)

Italy

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Jamaica

  • March 19: Jamaica closes seaports and airports for two weeks. (1)

Japan

  • June 20: Japan lifts all domestic travel curbs (1)

Jordan

  • March 18: Singapore implements 14 day quarantine for all people arriving. Israel bars all foreigners from entering country. Jordan completely sealed. Brazil partially closed border with Venezuela. Nigeria banned entry from 13 countries. (1)

Lebanon

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Lithuania

  • June 11: Finland to reopen borders to neighbours - but not to Sweden (1)

Maldives

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Moldova

  • March 13: Moldova suspends flights from all of Europe. (1)

Nepal

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Netherlands

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Nigeria

  • March 18: Singapore implements 14 day quarantine for all people arriving. Israel bars all foreigners from entering country. Jordan completely sealed. Brazil partially closed border with Venezuela. Nigeria banned entry from 13 countries. (1)

Norway

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Pakistan

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Philippines

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Poland

  • June 20: Poland will allow aircraft to fly with all their seats occupied as of July 1 (1)

Portugal

  • June 19: UK 14-day quarantine rules for Portugal, France, Italy, Greece and Spain set to be relaxed (1)

Qatar

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Russia

  • March 14: Land borders with Poland and Norway closing to all international visitors. (1)

Singapore

  • March 18: Singapore implements 14 day quarantine for all people arriving. Israel bars all foreigners from entering country. Jordan completely sealed. Brazil partially closed border with Venezuela. Nigeria banned entry from 13 countries. (1)

Slovakia

  • March 13: Slovakia closes borders for non-residents (1)

South Korea

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Spain

  • March 10: Maldives and other countries halt flights to and from Italy (1)

Sri Lanka

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Sweden

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Switzerland

  • May 29: Switzerland plans to reopen its borders with France, Germany and Austria on June 15, but not with Italy (1)

Syria

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Thailand

  • March 11: Qatar bans people from 14 countries (1)

Turkey

  • March 13: Turkey halts all flights to Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, and the Netherlands until April 17 (1)

Ukraine

  • March 13: Ukraine closes borders to foreign visits for 2 weeks (1)

United Kingdom

  • March 14: US extending travel ban to the UK and Ireland. (1)

Venezuela

  • March 18: Singapore implements 14 day quarantine for all people arriving. Israel bars all foreigners from entering country. Jordan completely sealed. Brazil partially closed border with Venezuela. Nigeria banned entry from 13 countries. (1)

Vietnam

  • March 17: Vietnam to quarantine all U.S., European, ASEAN arrivals (1)