COVID-19 Resource Guide
The pandemic has turned the travel industry upside down. While all types of travel, including educational student travel, is bound to recover, it’s anyone’s guess as to when that will happen. Additionally, because the virus hit our industry so hard, how people travel and how companies operate have changed permanently. This guide includes links to individual company announcements and policy changes, insurance information, as well as top notch resources from around the industry. Use this COVID-19 resource guide to help you navigate your group’s return to travel.
Good news for those who are fully vaccinated! You no longer have to wear a mask in public spaces. Additionally, the COVID vaccine is now available to those 12 and up. Check out the CDC’s recommendations on domestic travel and international travel.
Effective January 26, all air passengers entering the United States will need a negative COVID-19 test, taken within the three days before their flight to the US. Airlines will deny boarding to anyone who does not provide documentation of the negative test. Many other countries already have similar rules in place so this is not entirely a surprise. However, it’s sure to put a damper on lots of student trips departing this spring and summer.
To read through the CDC’s FAQs, click here.
Where Can Americans Travel?
It’s hard to keep up with which countries are allowing Americans to visit right now and with what restrictions. Luckily, CNN has a nice map to show where we’re welcome, along with what info on specific restrictions for entry. Check it out by clicking the link below:
Tour Company Policy Updates and Announcements
Disclaimer: While we try to keep this information as up to date as possible, it is always a good idea to connect with your tour company directly to discuss policies that might affect your group’s tour.