Which countries are open again for travel?

Updated Sun, June 7, 2020

 Argentina

Cases are increasing rapidly in Argentina even though the country went to lockdown 3 months ago.

Argentina

 Australia

Australia has successfully contained the virus and started to open up its economy and borders.

Australia

 Austria

Borders are open to all visitors from the Schengen region.

Austria

 Belgium

Borders with the European Union as well as the UK and the four other Schengen countries (Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway) have reopened.

Belgium

 Brasil

Officially the government has never imposed a lockdown. However due to rapid rise in cases, parts of the country went into partial lockdown. U.S recently announced a ban on incoming flights from Brasil. Brasil ranks only behind United States in terms of Covid-19 cases. Borders are closed for travelers. Also Colombia recently bolstered its borders with Brasil in fear of travelers carrying virus back to Colombia.

Brasil

 Canada

Canadian borders remain closed except for Canadian citizens and residents.

Canada

 China

Borders are closed for tourists.

China

 Colombia

Following Argentina, Colombia went into a long lockdown of its borders until September 1st. Only humanitarian flights are leaving from major airports in Colombia. Colombians returning home are required to go through a compulsory 14 day quarantine period.

Colombia

 Croatia

Tourism activities have started to open slowly in Croatia. The country has opened its borders to a few EU nations. Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Croatia

 Czechia

Starting June 15, Czech residents and EU citizens from green countries — eastern and Baltic member states, Finland and Norway — were able to travel to and from the country without any requirements.

Czechia

 Denmark

From June 15 tourists from Germany, Norway and Iceland have been allowed to travel to Denmark

Denmark

 Ecuador

Ecuador opened its skies for International flights. All passengers have to take the Antibody test at the borders (unless you can provide a Polymerase Chain Reaction certification from within 7 days of arrival). Everyone is required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Ecuador

 Estonia

Estonia opened its borders on June 1st and visitors from the Schengen and UK are allowed. UK travelers have to self isolate for 14 days.

Estonia

 France

France has today lifted entry restrictions on for non-essential travel to France for citizens of the European Union and the Schengen Area countries, excluding only Spain and the former EU nation, the United Kingdom.

France

 Germany

Borders are opened on June 15th to EU citizens and UK residents.

Germany

 Greece

From June 15, Greece will open its borders to 29 countries. Tourism is a major source of income for Greece. Greece received 34 million visitors last year. <BR><BR> Albania, Australia, Austria, Northern Macedonia, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Estonia, Japan, Israel, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Hungary, Romania, New Zealand, Norway, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Czech Republic, and Finland.

Greece

 Hungary

Situation is under control. Borders are slowing opening for tourists.

Hungary

 India

Covid-19 cases are rapidly rising everyday for the last two weeks in June. Although some of the restrictions have been relaxed since the last week of May. Domestic flights are open for Indian nationals although limited in numbers. International flights won't be open until mid to late July. 14 day quarantine will be enforced for incoming travelers.

India

 Indonesia

Like India, Indonesia is seeing a spike in its Corona virus cases. Country borders are still closed however some business activities have started to open in places like Jakarta and Bali.

Indonesia

 Israel

Israel is still under partial lockdown

Israel

 Italy

One of the most impacted from the deadly Covid-19 crisis, Italy has just opened its borders to EU travelers. It also has lifted restrictions on movement within the country. Many of the popular tourist attractions like Venice and Colosseum are open now for visitors.

Italy

 Japan

Borders are set to open for business travelers soon and for normal tourism starting July 1. Japan is even considering offering discount deals to promote tourism.

Japan

 Malaysia

Malaysia's borders are open for visitors from 6 countries - Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.

Malaysia

 Mexico

U.S / Mexico borders remain closed for an extended period of time. Mexico is the next hot spot of Covid cases in Latin America. But foreginers can still fly to Mexico although majority of the country is under lockdown.

Mexico

 Montenegro

Montenegro was the first country to open its borders to over 100 countries now. The country is heavily reliant on tourism.

Montenegro

 Netherlands

Covid situation is under control. However Netherlands is restricting non-essential travel from people from third countries until July 1. Only EU citizens - including U.K nationals - can enter the country without any quarantine. Tourists from the UK and Sweden are being urged to self-isolate for 14 days. Like many other nations, there are strict requirements around shaking hands, maintaining social distancing and hand-washing.

Netherlands

 New Zealand

NZ has successfully contained the virus and the lockdown has been lifted.

New Zealand

 Poland

Poland will open its borders starting June 13 and visitors are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Poland

 Portugal

As of June 2020, Portugal has reopened its doors for tourism from select countries. Unlike some other countries now accepting tourists, mainland Portugal is not requiring a confinement/isolation period for the new arrivals. https://www.sns24.gov.pt/tema/doencas-infecciosas/covid-19/prevencao/prevencao-dos-viajantes/viajar-para-portugal/

Portugal

 Russia

Russia has the 3rd highest Covid cases in the world. Borders still remain closed in Russia.

Russia

 Singapore

Covid cases was contained in March but it came back in early May. But situation is under control. Starting 17 June 2020, 2359 hours, all travelers entering Singapore and who had remained in the following countries/regions in the last consecutive 14 days prior to entry, will no longer have to serve their SHN at dedicated Stay and home facilities: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Japan, Macao, Mainland China, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam

Singapore

 Slovenia

Slovenia almost fully has recovered from the virus. The country has reopened its borders to citizens coming from 18 countries on May 15, including neighbouring countries such as Austria, Croatia and Hungary.

Slovenia

 South Korea

South Korea is open for International tourism. Tourists are tested at the borders for symptoms and transferred to designated healthcare sites upon positive results. Otherwise they are allowed to enter S.Korea.

South Korea

 Spain

Spanish borders will open in early July. Madrid introduced a mandatory 14 day quarantine for travelers.

Spain

 Thailand

Thailand cases are under control however the country is not completely free from lockdown. Borders are expected to open its borders starting July 1st. More details to come soon.

Thailand

 Turkey

Turkey borders are open but travelers are required to wear masks in public spaces. Turkey started to reopen international flight routes on a country-by-country basis in June. It has resumed flights to and from nations including the UK, the USA, Germany, the Netherlands, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Qatar, Greece, Austria, Croatia and Singapore.

Turkey

 Ukraine

On May 30th, Ukraine announced opening of its borders to those foreign nationals who have opened their borders to Ukrainians. More details to come.

Ukraine

 United Kingdom

United Kingdowm has the most number of Covid cases and deaths in the EU zone. Although some airports like Heathrow is open for diplomats and transfer passengers, the borders are still not open for foreign nationals. There has been news about forcing a mandatory 14 day quarantine for visitors i.e when they actually decide to open the borders to tourists.

United Kingdom

 United States

United States has the most number of Covid cases and deaths in the whole world. Naturally the borders will not be opened anytime soon. Borders are closed with EU, Asia and Brasil. But there are humanitarian flights going back and forth to certain countries to bring back U.S residents.

United States