INTERNATIONAL COVID NOTE: The ability to purchase a ticket does NOT mean you will be allowed to enter a particular country.
US citizens are currently prohibited from entering these popular destinations for tourism (short list):
US citizens may enter the following popular destinations for tourism with quarantine and/or negative COVID test results:
Travel restrictions change frequently due to COVID-19 so it is recommended that one keeps apprised of the latest requirements for their destination(s). Check with your destination country's immigration or consulate for specific requirements. Here are some good resources to get started:
October 16th: Mandatory self-isolation for anyone arriving from a state with high COVID-19 numbers.
- Who Must Self-Isolate? https://cv.nmhealth.org/travel-recommendations/
- Persons who have arrived in New Mexico from a state with a positive test rate of 80 per 1 million residents OR a test positivity rate greater than or equal to 5%, over a 7-day rolling average.
- Anyone arriving from outside the United States.
- Self-Isolation/Quarantine: Must not leave one's residence or place of lodging for 14 days or the duration of one's stay, whichever is shorter... The only exception is leave to seek medical care... no shopping, sightseeing or going to a restaurant.
Face Coverings Required in New Mexico: Face coverings are required in all public spaces except when exercising, eating or drinking.
$100 fine for each violation. Businesses fined if patrons or employees in violation.
Current NM Phase Details - Highlights:
- Restaurants, Wineries & Breweries: Takeout and delivery only. No indoor or outdoor dining.
- Essential Businesses: Up to 25%.
- Everyone must where a mask.
- Must close by 10:00pm.
- Non-Essential Businesses: Carry-out or delivery only.
- Lodging: Up to 25% capacity if location has completed the NM Safe Certified training. Tthose who have not completed the training must close.
- State Parks - NM Residents Only: State parks are closed to non-residents. Proof of NM residency is required to enter.
- Day use only. Camping prohibited.
- Physical distancing required.
- Museums and historical sites: Closed.
- Closed: Bars, restaurant counter service, food courts and casinos not on Tribal lands.
- No Mass Gatherings
- NM Public Health Order - November 16th: https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/111320-PHO-1.pdf
- New Mexico Travel Advisory: https://www.newmexico.org/covid-19-traveler-information/
- Pre-Travel Online Form - September 1st: Online Safe Travels application mandatory for all travelers. The application can be found HERE (link is external).
- Pre-Travel Testing/No-Quarantine Option - November 24th: Hawaii will allow out-of-state arrivals to forego the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine when they are able to provide proof of a negative COVID test result received within 72 hours prior to arriving in Hawaii.
- Travelers must have their negative test results prior to boarding their Transpacific flight to the Hawaiian Islands.
- Anyone who arrives without such proof will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
- Tests will NOT be provided at Hawaii airports for arriving passengers; they must be taken prior to departure from the mainland.
- Tests must be performed by a Hawaii-approved lab.
- Rapid Testing: United and Hawaiian airlines have announced plans to offer rapid tests to their respective Hawaii-bound passengers from select airports. American and Delta are currently exploring their options.
- US: November 1st - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Conditional Sail Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises. The Order establishes a framework of actionable items for the cruise line industry to follow so they can resume passenger operations with an emphasis on preventing the further spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships and from cruise ships into communities, and to protect public health and safety.
- Canada: All Canadian ports are closed to cruise ships until February 28th 2021.
- Voluntary Suspensions Until...:
- Azamara: Quest, March 20th 2021... Journey, April 9th 2021... Pursuit, May 9th 2021
- Carnival: All US ports, January 31st 2021... Baltimore, Charleston, Jacksonville, Long Beach, Mobile, New Orleans and San Diego, February 28th 2021... Carnival Legend from Tampa, March 26th 2021
- Celebrity: December 31st 2020 + all Australia/Asia cruises for winter 2020/2021
- Crystal: March 25th, 2021
- Cunard: Queen Elizabeth, March 25th 2021... Queen Mary II, April 18th 2021... Queen Victoria, May 16th 2021
- Holland America: March 31st 2021... All sailings from US ports more than 7 nights until November 1st 2021
- NCL Group (Norwegian, Oceania & Regent Seven Seas): Majority of fleet, December 31st 2020... Norwegian Star, Dawn & Spirit, March 31st 2021
- Princess: March 31st 2021... Australia & New Zealand, May 31st 2021... Japan, June 25th 2021... All sailings from US ports more than 7 nights until November 1st 2021
- Royal Caribbean: December 31st 2020... Australia & New Zealand, January 31st 2021...
- Seabourn: Ovation, January 3rd 2021... Encore, January 6th 2021... Quest, May 10th 2021
- Viking: January 31st 2021
- Virgin: December 31st 2020
- Windstar: March 24th 2021
- Tourists arriving by air and sea are allowed. COVID-19 tests are NOT required for entry.
- Land crossings between the US and Mexico for tourism/recreational purposes are prohibited.
- Passengers and aircrew members arriving at Mexican airports may be subject to health screenings including temperature checks. Those exhibiting symptoms may be subject to additional health screening and/or quarantine.
🇺🇸 UNITED STATES
- Visitors: With specific exceptions, foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. No end dates have been announced.
- European Schengen area
- United Kingdom
- Republic of Ireland
- US State Department: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html
COVID-19 news information is provided solely for reference. Each traveler is personally responsible for acquiring the relevant information, documents and vaccination(s) for his/her destination and points of transit. Each traveler is personally responsible for attaining the most current and relevant requirements for each destination he/she will visit. The Hill Guys assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of this content.