International Travel

International Travel

Montreal seen across river, in winter

RECOMMENDATION

UPDATE! All travel to and from Vermont now requires quarantine. The only exception is essential travel. The Health Department and the CDC strongly recommend not traveling right now.

Travel to Canada

Check CDC’s travel notices for Canada (link is external). Read Canada’s entry restrictions (link is external).  

Follow the CDC’s after travel guidance (link is external) when you return to the U.S. When you return to Vermont, you must quarantine for 14 days. If you have not had any symptoms of COVID-19, you have the option to get a PCR test on or after day 7 of your quarantine and end your quarantine early with a negative result. Quarantining after international travel is the best practice. However, travelers to and from Canada for essential purposes are exempt from the quarantine requirement.

Other International Travel

If you are planning on traveling internationally, check the current list of Travel Advisories by country (link is external) from the U.S. Department of State, and visit travel.state.gov (link is external) for detailed information on safe international travel. See CDC guidance on testing and international travel.

Visit the CDC’s travel page (link is external) for travel recommendations by country (link is external) and see the FAQs for Travelers (link is external).

The CDC recommends no one travel on cruise ships, including river cruises, worldwide, especially people with an increased risk of serious illness. That’s because the risk of COVID-19 on cruise ships is high. Learn more about cruise ships and river cruise voyages (link is external).

You must follow travel restrictions and quarantine requirements for the countries you plan to visit.

Follow the CDC’s after travel guidance (link is external) when you return to the U.S. When you return to Vermont, you must quarantine for 14 days. If you have not had any symptoms of COVID-19, you have the option to get a PCR test on or after day 7 of your quarantine and end your quarantine early with a negative result. Quarantining after international travel is the best practice. Learn more about quarantine and see tips about quarantining when you share a home.

People traveling internationally for essential purposes are exempt from the quarantine requirement.