A Guide to Travel in 2022

We know travelers are eager to cross borders that have been closed over the last two years. This page is meant to be a useful tool for identifying which Travel For Teens destinations are open to US travelers and their respective entry requirements.

Non-US Citizens are welcome to join any of our open enrollment programs. Non-US Citizens should contact their respective embassy to determine their eligibility both from a health passport/vaccine requirement stance as well as what Visa documentation is needed.

Unvaccinated travelers are welcome to join our domestic programs in the US, however, they are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated. Some domestic locations, such as California, may have vaccine requirements to participate fully in the itinerary and stay at our accommodations. Please consult the list below for any domestic locations where there may be health requirements for the participants.

It is possible that vaccine requirements could change between the time of enrollment and departure. TFT cannot accommodate participants unless in compliance with destination requirements for vaccines, which at this time include all foreign destinations and certain domestic trips (where there may be rules for activities or other restraints).

Should destination requirements change families should be prepared to either choose an alternative program or meet vaccination requirements to fully participate in the itinerary.

The definition of a fully vaccinated traveler varies by destination. There are three definitions of a fully vaccinated traveler that are subject to change: a.) two weeks past your second dose of two dose regiments b.) two weeks after single-dose regiments or c.) boosted with a 3rd dose. Please note, option c is the most restrictive and some destinations will only consider a traveler fully vaccinated if they have received a booster if too much time has passed between their last dose of the vaccine. The amount of time varies by destination, with the average time currently between 7 and 9 months from the second dose. If a traveler is outside of this period, their fully vaccinated status is invalid.

This page will be frequently updated, but as entry requirements are constantly changing please contact us to confirm current information. We encourage all interested families to schedule a time to talk to us here or to call us 7 days a week at 888-457-4534.

Open to Vaccinated US Travelers

Closed to US Travelers

Europe

 

Austria

Fully vaccinated persons and persons who recently recovered from COVID-19 arriving from the U.S. will continue to be allowed to enter Austria without being subject to mandatory quarantine regardless of their travel purpose. Proof of vaccination/recovery must be presented upon entry. No pre-travel registration is necessary.

Programs in Austria

Belgium

According to the Embassy of Belgium in the United States, U.S. residents may travel from the United States to Belgium without an Essential Travel Certificate if they can present a valid vaccination certificate. Travelers from the United States who cannot present a valid vaccination certificate will not be permitted to travel to Belgium for non-essential reasons unless they hold an EU citizenship or residency.

Programs in Belgium

Croatia

Croatia removed all border crossing restrictions, notably the requirement for non-EU citizens to present a COVID-19 certificate or proof of vaccination for entry to Croatia.  There are no longer any COVID-related restrictions for entry to Croatia.

 

Programs in Croatia

Czech Republic

Effective April 9, 2022, the Czech Republic has suspended all COVID-19-related entry restrictions for travelers. Travelers to the Czech Republic are no longer required to complete a Passenger Locator Form, provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or prior infection, etc. 

Programs in the Czech Republic

Denmark

Effective February 1, 2022, All COVID-related restrictions have been lifted in Denmark.

Programs in Denmark

England

As of March 18th, England removed all COVID-related travel restrictions for entering the country.

Programs in England

 

Estonia

Vaccinated travelers are permitted to enter. Travelers entering Estonia are required to complete a declaration of health prior to entering the country. This form can be completed online, up to 72 hours prior to entry.

Programs in Estonia

Finland

Vaccinated travelers from all countries (including the United States) are now permitted to enter Finland. To qualify as a vaccinated traveler, you must have received the last dose of a valid COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to arrival. A list of vaccines accepted in Finland is provided by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare.

Programs in Finland

France

Fully vaccinated travelers need only proof of vaccination; no COVID test or quarantine is necessary. France accepts the CDC card as sufficient proof.

Programs in France

Germany

Entry from any other country for any purpose (including visits and tourism)  is only possible for fully vaccinated people. The traveler must have received the last vaccination dose that is necessary for full vaccination at least 14 days before the date of travel, and the vaccine the person has received must be among those listed on the website of the Paul Ehrlich Institute. Travelers who have visited a high-risk area or area of a variant of concern in the last ten days must register at www.einreiseanmeldung.de before arriving in Germany and carry proof of registration with them upon entry.

Programs in Germany

Greece

 As of May 1, 2022, travelers entering Greece are no longer required to display a certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19, or evidence of a negative test result from SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Programs in Greece

Hungary

As of March 7, 2022, Hungary no longer has any COVID-related travel restrictions. The announcement can be found here: https://www.police.hu/en/content/for-the-attention-of-travelers.

Programs in Hungary

Iceland

Effective February 25, 2022:  All rules regarding limitations on social gatherings and school operations, as well as the quarantine requirement for those infected by COVID-19, are removed as of Friday 25 February.

 

Programs in Iceland

Ireland

From 6 March 2022, all COVID-19 travel restrictions are removed.

 

Programs in Ireland

Italy

Beginning on May 1 and valid until June 15, 2022, travelers from the United States may enter Italy if they are asymptomatic AND present one of the following: A.) An Anti-COVID 19 vaccination certificate for an European Medicines Agency (EMA)-recognized vaccine.  At present, EMA recognizes the following vaccines: Pfizer-BioNtech, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, AstraZeneca and Novavax. The date of the last dose of the primary vaccination series must be at least 14 days prior to travel and no more than 270 days before arrival unless a booster shot was administered. Travelers vaccinated in the United States can prove this via the “white card” bearing the CDC logo. B.) A medical certificate confirming recovery from COVID valid for six months form recovery. or C.) A negative molecular PCR test result carried out within 72 hours of arrival or a rapid antigen test result carried out within 48 hours of arrival

Programs in Italy

Monaco

The US is classified by Monaco as an orange zone. Regardless of nationality, anyone aged 16 or over, who wishes to enter the Principality from a foreign country that is classified in the orange zone, must present one of the following documents:
a) A complete vaccination for the “COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen” vaccine, 28 days after the administration of a dose or for other vaccines, 7 days after the administration of the 2nd dose, or the single-dose for people who have had COVID19. Proof of COVID19 recovery certificate: positive PCR test more than 11 days old and less than 6 months old.

Programs in Monaco

Netherlands

As of February 25th, 2022 fully vaccinated travelers with a negative covid test will be able to enter the Netherlands without quarantine. Proof of vaccine will be required for entry. 

Per the government website “Proof of vaccination is valid for 270 days after you received the final dose of your primary vaccination”

Programs in the Netherlands

Norway

As of February 12, 2022, the travel restrictions upon entry into Norway have been lifted. The same rules as prior to the corona pandemic now apply. There are no requirements for testing, quarantine or registration upon arrival in Norway.

Programs in Norway

Poland

Effective March 28, 2022 Poland has lifted COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. Citizens. 

Programs in Poland

Portugal

Visitors from the United States are permitted to enter Portugal with an EU Digital Vaccination Certificate, or a negative SARSCoV-2 lab result of a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT), for example, a PCR test, performed at least 72 hours before boarding, or a rapid antigen test (TRAg), performed within 48 hours of boarding.

Programs in Portugal

Scotland

As of March 18, 2022, the travel restrictions upon entry into Scotland have been lifted.

Programs in Scotland

Slovenia

Slovenian border officials (and at the airport) no longer require proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test for entry. 

Programs in Slovenia

Spain

U.S. citizens can travel from the United States to Spain on non-essential travel, (such as tourism) if they show proof of vaccination. Starting February 1st, U.S. travelers visiting Spain must be fully vaccinated and must have received the last required dose of their COVID vaccine no less than 14 days and no more than 270 days prior to arrival in Spain. If more than 270 days have passed since the last required dose, travelers must show proof of having received a booster shot at least 14 days prior to arrival. Spain accepts those vaccines approved by the World Health Organization, namely: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Astra-Zeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. All travelers are required to fill out a health control form prior to departure. The form can be found here: https://www.spth.gob.es/ Please read the detailed information on the Spain Ministry of Health’s website. All travelers from the United States to Spain must present a QR code generated through the Spain Travel Health portal, obtained through the website or by downloading the SpTH app in Google Play or App Store for each traveler.

Programs in Spain

Sweden

As of April 1, there are no COVID-19-specific entry restrictions. Regular rules for entering Sweden will be applied.

Programs in Sweden

Switzerland

Effective May 2, 2022, The entry restrictions currently in place will be lifted from 2 May. As of that date, the usual rules for entering Switzerland will apply.

Programs in Switzerland

 

Latin America

 

Belize

All travelers are required upon arrival to show proof of vaccination card (the actual card) showing you are 14 or more days since your final shot. Beginning Feb. 15, all international visitors must purchase an official travel insurance policy, according to a recent announcement from the Belize Tourism Board. The policy, costing $18, will cover up to $50,000 in COVID-19-related medical expenses and up to $2,000 for lodging expenses should a traveler need to quarantine in Belize.

Additionally – all travelers will need to present a letter stating that they are participating in a group tour staying at our accommodation which is a “Gold Standard Hotel”. TFT will send this letter to Belize travelers one week ahead of departure in the airport day instructions email.

Programs in Belize

Costa Rica

Starting April 1, the temporary immigration measures for entering Costa Rica – put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic – are repealed. This eliminates the requirement to complete the epidemiological form known as the Health Pass and the requirement of medical insurance for unvaccinated foreigners.

Programs in Costa Rica

Ecuador

All travelers are required upon arrival to show proof of vaccination card (the actual card) showing you are 14 or more days since your final shot in addition to a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving in Ecuador.

All passengers will be required to fill out the following Traveler Health Declaration upon arrival.

Programs in Ecuador

Peru

To travel to Peru complete the electronic health sworn statement here within 72 hours of arrival.
Peruvians, resident foreigners, and non-resident foreigners 12 years of age or older must present proof of being fully vaccinated 14 days prior to boarding at their point of origin.

Programs in Peru

North America

 

Lower 48

As of fall 2021, almost all US States have dropped their travel restrictions. Quarantine and vaccination proof is not required to travel between states that Travel For Teens travels to with the exception of: Hawaii which has its own guidelines, California which requires proof of vaccination for certain activities and indoor dining, and Alaska which encourages testing.

California

Proof of vaccination is required for indoor museums, group activities, and dining indoors in the majority of destinations our programs visit in California. In addition, several of the accommodations we use also require proof of vaccination. Due to these factors, we are unable to accommodate unvaccinated travelers on our programs that visit the Golden State.

Alaska

There are no statewide travel restrictions in Alaska. Pre-travel testing isn’t required, but it’s highly encouraged and free at participating airports. All travelers to Alaska can get a free Covid-19 vaccine at participating airports. Check here for updates and safety guidance.

Hawaii

The State of Hawai‘i’s Safe Travels restrictions ended on March 25, 2022. Travelers arriving on March 26, 2022 and beyond will no longer be required to complete a Safe Travels application to enter the Hawaiian Islands. There are no COVID-related requirements for arriving domestic passengers.

 

Programs in Hawaii

Canada

All travelers are eligible to enter Canada if they qualify as fully vaccinated travelers regardless of citizenship. To qualify as a fully vaccinated traveler to Canada, you must have received at least 2 doses of a Government of Canada-accepted COVID-19 vaccine or a mix of 2 accepted vaccines
or at least 1 dose of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine have received your second dose at least 14 full days prior to the day you enter Canada. Government of Canada-accepted COVID-19 vaccines are:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, tozinameran, BNT162b2)
  • Moderna (Spikevax, mRNA-1273)
  • AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, Vaxzevria, AZD1222)
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S)

To qualify as a fully vaccinated traveler, you must also follow these requirements:

1. Upload proof of vaccination in ArriveCAN
2. Checklist of what you need to have ready at the border
3. Arrival tests – randomized testing and exemptions

Programs in Canada

Asia

 

Cambodia

Cambodia has lifted the quarantine for travelers who can otherwise fulfill their COVID regulations. On arrival, visitors must show proof they have been vaccinated, have taken a negative COVID test within 72 hours of arrival, and again take a rapid results test for COVID-19. They can proceed without quarantine if the results are negative.

Programs in Cambodia

 

Bali, Indonesia

U.S. citizens who will travel via a direct international flight to Bali are eligible for visa-on-arrival. For entry, travelers must possess a passport with a minimum of 6-months of validity,
a return ticket or a ticket to another country, proof of ownership of health insurance with a minimum insured value of US$25,000 (which includes provisions for COVID-19 treatment).

ALL TRAVELLERS need to ARRIVE WITH proof of vaccination and a negative PCR test result. The test needs to be taken within 48h before your departure from airport where you board your flight to Indonesia.

Programs in Indonesia

Japan

As of May 19, 2022, the Japanese government will begin opening for tourism in June. The initial opening will be strictly governed by rules that will prohibit private tour groups from running at first.  All travelers inbound to Japan, regardless of age, must receive a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure of the international leg of their trip. We have postponed our 2022 departures to 2023.

Programs in Japan

 

South Korea

Currently, all travelers to Korea must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of their departure. There is a mandatory 7-day quarantine upon entry for most travelers. Some exceptions may apply.

Programs in South Korea

Thailand

Register on Thailand Pass.
Attach required documents including passport, and certificate of vaccination.
Attach proof of insurance with at least 10,000 USD coverage for medical treatments in Thailand.
COVID-19 test, both prior to and after arriving in Thailand, is no longer required.

Programs in Thailand

Vietnam

As of March 15th, all pandemic visa restrictions have been lifted. For travelers entering Vietnam, the Ministry of Health requires either a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel or a rapid test taken within 24 hours. COVID-19 tests must be administered and certified by competent health authorities. Visitors are required to self-monitor their health for 10 days upon arrival, and there are no quarantine requirements for travelers without COVID-19 symptoms.

Programs in Vietnam

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