Monday, January 30, 2023

How US rules on international travel are changing

More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns prompted the US to close its borders to international travelers from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and most countries in Europe, restrictions on vaccine status Shifting to focus.

From Monday, the ban on travel from specific countries has ended. The US will allow international travelers, but they must be vaccinated, with a few exceptions.

The US is also reopening land borders with Canada and Mexico to vaccinated people. Most travel from Canada and Mexico to the US is by land rather than by air.

Here are some questions and answers about the changes:

Why are these changes happening?

The government says the goal is to restore more normal travel while limiting the spread of COVID-19. The travel industry and European allies have pushed for an end to country-specific restrictions. Americans have been allowed to visit Europe for months, and Europeans are pressuring America to change its policies.

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