Which Countries are Open if You’re Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Which Countries are Open if You're Vaccinated Against COVID-19

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Where Can You Go If You're Vaccinated for COVID-19? As vaccination rollouts continue, many travelers are wondering which countries are open to them, without a mandatory quarantine. We've previously reported that Iceland is permitting vaccinated travelers to avoid COVID-19 testing on arrival and quarantine, although at time of writing, Iceland is only welcoming visitors from the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, so this isn't relevant for Americans or other travelers from outside Europe.

Estonia is allowing vaccinated visitors from some third party countries with low COVID-19 rates, such as Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand, but not the U.S.

Here are the countries that are waiving quarantine requirements for vaccinated Americans for travel either now or later in 2021. As entry requirements can change quickly, please double check the country's entry requirements through the country's tourism and U.S. Embassy page before making travel plans.

Belize

Belize is allowing travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to visit, as long as the final vaccine shot occurred at least two weeks prior to arrival. Fully vaccinated travelers do not have to take a pre-travel COVID-19 test.

Fully Vaccinated Travelers May Visit Belize Without COVID-19 Testing

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Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

As of March 22, 2021 Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands, allows fully vaccinated travelers with a valid vaccination card (as well as travelers previously diagnosed as COVID-19 positive, after at least one month since the onset of symptoms and with a medical certificate attesting to their full recovery and good health) to avoid pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine. See the Ecuador Entry and Exit Requirements on the U.S. Embassy in Ecuador page.

Ecuador Open to COVID-19 Vaccinated Travelers

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Georgia

As of Feb. 1. 2021, citizens from all countries are permitted to enter Georgia if fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Documentation is required. While not written as a requirement, we recommend allowing 14 days after receiving your second shot before arriving in Georgia, if your COVID-19 vaccine is of the type that requires a two shot regimen. Georgia is one of the few ex-Soviet countries we've yet to visit, known for its hospitality and wonderful wine and cuisine, including, of course, khachapuri.

Georgia Opens to COVID-19 Vaccinated Travelers

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Iceland

Iceland is open to all fully vaccinated travelers, as well as travelers who have documented laboratory results showing a prior COVID-19 infection that they have completely recovered from, who meet the documentation rules. See Iceland Reopens to All Vaccinated Travelers. Qualifying travelers do not need to take a pre-flight COVID-19 test or quarantine on arrival.

Iceland Reopens to All Vaccinated Travelers

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Seychelles

As we wrote in Seychelles Reopening to Vaccinated Travelers, vaccinated travelers from anywhere in the world may avoid quarantine, although they'll still have to produce negative test results from a COVID-19 test taken within the 72 hours prior to departure.

Seychelles Reopening to Vaccinated Travelers

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Thailand

Thailand hasn't yet waived quarantine for vaccinated travelers, but plans to welcome vaccinated foreigners in Q3 2021, per the Bangkok Post. See the Thai Embassy page for information about obtaining the required Certificate of Entry to visit.

Golden Triangle, Thailand

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