Coronavirus: Information for travelers from AAA


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus and has a website with the latest information:

AAA Travel continues to monitor the situation and is in regular contact with our travel partners. Many travel providers, including airlines, hotels, cruise lines and tour operators, have altered itineraries and adjusted their policies in response to the outbreak—contact a AAA travel advisor for more information. We’re here to help with travel plans and to answer questions. 

COVID-19 travel restrictions map

Get state-to-state travel information as it relates to border crossings, travel restrictions, and quarantine mandates.

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Testing is required to enter or re-enter U.S.

On January 12, 2021, the CDC expanded requirements for all airline passengers arriving into the US from any foreign country, including U.S. citizens, to have a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result taken up to 3 calendar days prior to the flight’s departure from the foreign country. The order is effective for all international airline passengers arriving in the U.S. on and after January 26, 2021. For more information, visit the CDC's website.

The CDC recommends delaying international travel until you are fully vaccinated.  

Tips for travelers

  • Stay informed and remain vigilant when traveling, and heed all official advisories.
  • Discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider. Older adults and travelers with underlying health issues may be at risk for more severe disease.
  • Travel with all necessary travel documentation, including health insurance cards and extra medication.
  • Consult your travel professional or travel providers for any changes to travel plans or requirements. AAA travel counselors are available to assist members.
  • Know the nearest location of and contact information for the U.S. embassy or consulate to contact them in case of an emergency. Also, enroll in the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).

COVID-19 Testing Resources

Several U.S. states and foreign countries may require proof of a negative COVID-19 virus test prior to arrival. This test is at the visitor's expense, but can help avoid mandatory quarantine periods upon arrival. Traveler Declaration Forms may also be required. See a list of testing locations provided by GISCORPS.1

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Updated May 5, 2021

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