Europe travel restrictions – KAYAK Travel Hacker Blog

As you may know, travel was recently suspended for most non-US citizens who have been to the UK, Ireland, the European Schengen Area, China or Iran during the 14 days before their scheduled arrival to the United States.

The Schengen Area includes:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

This does not apply to US citizens, legal permanent residents and their immediate family members. It also does not affect cargo shipments or travelers, regardless of nationality, traveling to Europe or Asia from the US.

What this means for US citizens and permanent residents

A Notification of Arrival Restrictions has been issued requiring US citizens and permanent residents returning from Europe to enter through one of the following airports:

  • Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS), Massachusetts
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Illinois
  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Texas
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), Michigan
  • Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Hawaii
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Georgia
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York
  • Los Angeles International Airport, (LAX), California
  • Miami International Airport (MIA), Florida
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO), California
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Washington
  • Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), Virginia
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New alerts on the KAYAK site

We’re in the process of rolling out new alerts to KAYAK to help you make educated decisions regarding your return from Europe or future travel plans. These include:

Non-affected areas to US flights:

  • US citizens and permanent residents who have been to the Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) or Iran within 14 days of arrival may only enter the US through the above airports.
  • Non-US citizens/permanent residents (with some exceptions) who have been to these countries within 14 days of arrival are restricted from entering the US.

Affected areas to US flights:

  • US citizens and permanent residents returning from the Schengen Area, the UK, Ireland, China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) or Iran within 14 days of arrival may only enter the US through the above airports. We have removed flight results that do not enter the US through one of these airports.
  • Non-US citizens/permanent residents (with some exceptions) who have been to these countries within 14 days of arrival are restricted from entering the US.

For more information, including updates on airline cancellation policies and travel providers with flexible change policies, here’s what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

As the situation changes, so will travel advisories and restrictions. We will do our best to update our content as quickly as possible. You can always find the most up-to-date information on how the virus could impact your travel plans from the CDC, the US State Department and the World Health Organization.


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