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Travel - State Dept 4h
From 9:00 - 21:00 ET on 8/6, we published alerts related to Travel Advisory updates for the following countries: ➡️ Argentina (Level 4) ➡️ Guatemala (Level 4) ➡️ Mexico (Level 4) ➡️ Panama (Level 4) To see individual Travel Advisories, click here:
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Travel - State Dept 4h
From 9:00 - 21:00 ET on 8/6, we published related health alerts for: ⚠️ The Gambia ⚠️ Mali Search for alerts ➡️
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Travel - State Dept 5h
: The Government of Honduras announced that airports will open for regular commercial flights. Domestic flights are authorized to resume on August 10 and international flights will begin on August 17.
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Travel - State Dept 6h
Replying to @sramartinsensei
Hello, you can check entry restrictions for Americans for each country here:
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Travel - State Dept 6h
We refer you to the Department of Homeland Security for questions regarding entry restrictions for foreign nationals.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q: Is it safe to take a cruise? A. The CDC has issued a “No Sail Order”, the order has been extended until Sept 30, 2020. We continue to urge US citizens to avoid cruises due to the global impact of COVID-19. .
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. If I travel, will I be subjected to quarantine in my destination? A: Each country has its own restrictions and quarantine regulations in place. We strongly urge US citizens to thoroughly familiarize themselves with current regulations in their destination before traveling.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. If I travel internationally, will I be subjected to a 14-day quarantine upon return to the U.S.? A. Please refer to the DHS and CDC websites for information on returning to the U.S. and any quarantine requirements.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. Why is this country a certain level, given CDC has it at a different level? A. The CDC’s Travel Health Notices focus exclusively on health-related concerns, while the Department of State’s travel advisories are based on multiple risk factors.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. If conditions worsen, is it possible the Department could revert back to a global level 4 advisory? We routinely review health, safety and security conditions in destinations across the world, and will update destination-specific information when appropriate.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q: If I travel and my flight is canceled, or the border closes while I am there, will the US Embassy evacuate me? A: The safety of Americans abroad is our highest priority. Have a plan that does not rely on the US government for assistance. Evacuation flights aren't guaranteed.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q: Do Travel Advisories prohibit US citizens from traveling to a country? A: Travel Advisories are advice based on potential risks. The US government does not prohibit US citizens from traveling. Be aware that US laws restrict the use of US passports to travel to North Korea.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. If a country is now a Level 1 or 2, is the US Embassy open and providing routine American citizen services? A. Each advisory includes information on current operating status of the US Embassy in that country. Check the embassy’s website if you need to make an appointment.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. Why is a certain country now that level, especially if it was a different level before the pandemic? A. Each country’s level is based on our current assessment of conditions. The pandemic poses unprecedented risks, and our advisories take into account the latest data.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Replying to @TravelGov
Q. Does this mean it is safe to resume international travel? A. Not necessarily. Conditions vary depending upon destination. Check your destinations on for country-specific travel advice.
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Travel - State Dept 8h
Do you have questions about what the lifting of the Global Level 4 Health Alert means with regards to international travel? Check out our list of FAQs.
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Travel - State Dept 9h
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Travel - State Dept 9h
Replying to @Donstantine
Generally foreign nationals with a valid travel document (such as U.S. visa or ESTA) are able to travel to a U.S. port of entry. However, entry restrictions still apply:
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Travel - State Dept 9h
Hello, refund issues must be handled directly with the airline.
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Travel - State Dept 9h
Replying to @bdcahill
Each country now has its own Travel Advisory level (1-4), indicating the specific risks in that country. Many countries remain Level 4 - do not travel. You can see each country's Travel Advisory level here:
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