As Europe battles the Omicron variant of Covid-19, travel restrictions are still in place across the region – many EU countries are recording daily record rates and the region as a whole has reached the one million daily mark this week on Wednesday.
Here’s the guide to see if EU countries currently accept US travelers, what travelers need to enter, and if they need to be vaccinated. As always, these rules are evolving and can change from the time a trip is booked to the date of departure, particularly for unvaccinated US passengers (which could affect insurance policies).
vaccinated–American travelers Allowedeither with a negative PCR test result or evidence of a booster shot.
not vaccinated–American travelers not allowed†
vaccinated–American travelers are Allowed. Passengers can arrive with a negative test result (PCR taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival or a negative RAT test no more than 24 hours prior to arrival) and not in quarantine. Passengers must also complete a Passenger Locator Form 48 hours prior to arrival.
not vaccinated–American travelers are not Allowed for non-essential travel.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowedprovided that the inoculation has taken place in the last 365 days (or if they can prove that they have had Covid-19 in the 11 to 365 days before arrival).
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowedwith proof of a negative test result were taken no more than 72 (PCR) or 48 (antigen) hours prior to arrival at the Croatian border. Or they can get tested at the border and go into quarantine, or they can choose not to be tested and go into quarantine for a period of ten days.
Anyone arriving for touristic reasons must also present proof of paid accommodation for the entire stay on arrival, whether vaccinated or not. This is not negotiable.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed, with a negative Covid-19 test result. Arrivals must complete the Passenger Locator Form.
not vaccinated–American travelers not allowed.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed with a test result – up to 48 hours with a rapid antigen test or 72 hours with a PCR test at the time of entry.
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowed but must take a test within 24 hours of arrival and self-isolation for 10 days after arriving in Denmark. People can ‘test’ out of quarantine on day 6 with a negative result from the PCR test.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed with a negative test result (PCR, although some antigen tests are allowed) and taken no more than 48 hours before arrival. All visitors must also sign a statement that they do not have Covid-19 to the best of their knowledge.
not vaccinated–American travelers not Allowed for non-essential travel as the US is currently on the red list. A 10-day quarantine is also necessary, if allowed.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed after filling in the Digital registration on arrival†
not vaccinated–American travelers not Allowed for non-essential reasons.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed but all arrivals must have a negative Covid-19 test result (PCR or antigen).
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowed but all arrivals must have a negative Covid-19 test result (PCR or antigen).
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed, without having to test.
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowed right away negative PCR Covid-19 test result taken within 72 hours of arrival.
All visitors to the US must complete a Passenger Locator Form.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed right away negative Covid-19 test resulttaken no more than 72 hours before arrival.
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowed right away negative Covid-19 test result and must enter a five day quarantine, even if the Covid-19 test result is negative. At the end of the five-day quarantine, they must also undergo an antigen or PCR test to exit self-isolation.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed, with a negative test result.
not vaccinated–American travelers not Allowed.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowed with a QR code generated through the Spanish portal.
not vaccinated–American travelers not Allowed, with a few exceptions.
vaccinated–American travelers Allowedwithout the need for pre-departure testing, but they must do a lateral flow test on day 2, which is booked prior to arrival.
not vaccinated–American travelers Allowed of quarantine and testing† Passengers will require a negative Covid-19 test before departure and will be required to self-isolate for 10 days on arrival in the UK and test on days 2 and 8.
All arriving passengers in the UK must complete a Passenger Locator Form 48 hours prior to arrival.