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COVID-19 and Untours Travel to Europe

This page last updated 6/10/2022. Conditions are changing quickly, so check the official sources linked below for the most up-to-date policies by country.

IMPORTANT UPDATE! According to news reports on Jun 10, 2022, the CDC will no longer require negative COVID test results to return to the US.
The Biden administration has decided that, starting early Sunday morning, it will lift the requirement that all travelers bound for the United States by air, including American citizens, must show negative coronavirus test results before boarding flights, a senior administration official said Friday morning.

But the official said that the C.D.C. will re-evaluate the decision in 90 days, and said that the requirement for pre-departure testing could be reinstated if there are new concerns about another variant. (New York Times, 6/10/22)

Europe is open to travel for vaccinated visitors from the US and Canada. Entry requirements and local restrictions vary by country and are starting to relax as infection rates decline in Europe. Untours requires that all travelers be fully vaccinated, and some European nations require proof of vaccination booster shots as well.

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We do our best to update this page, but things are changing very quickly, so caveats apply.

COVID and Travel to Europe

FRANCE BOOK FRANCE France Entry Policy French Travel Info
ITALY BOOK ITALY Italy Entry Policy Italian Travel Info
GERMANY BOOK GERMANY Germany Entry Policy German Travel Info
IRELAND BOOK IRELAND Ireland Entry Policy Irish Travel Info
GREECE BOOK GREECE Greece Entry Policy Greek Travel Info
PORTUGAL BOOK PORTUGAL Portugal Entry Policy Portugal Travel Info
SPAIN BOOK SPAIN Spain Entry Policy Spain Travel Info
SWITZERLAND BOOK SWITZERLAND Swiss Entry Policy Swiss Travel Info
HOLLAND BOOK HOLLAND Holland Entry Policy Dutch Travel Info
AUSTRIA BOOK VIENNA Austria Entry Policy Vienna Travel Info
HUNGARY BOOK BUDAPEST Hungary Entry Policy Budapest Travel Info

More Info, Resources, and Data

Sherpa travel requirements and documentation
Travel Trends and What to Expect for Spring/Summer 2022 Travel
Up-to-date Entry Requirements for Travelers
Global vaccination tracker
CDC Guidelines for Post-Vaccination Travel
US State Department Travel Info by Country
US Travel Info and Requirements
Lufthansa Interactive Travel Map Tool
CDC approved limited at-home tests for US entry

Untours Travel Updates for Europe

Vaccinations are required for all Untours travelers

Proof of vaccination is required for entry to many countries in Europe and may be required for access to museums and indoor dining.
Our normal cancellation penalties will apply if you decide to cancel. Date changes are subject to fees. You can see our policy here.

COVID tests for entry to Europe: Some countries require a negative test result for entry, regardless of a traveler's vaccination status. Please note the number of hours in which you must test ahead of a departure or arrival! Note if the hour count starts from the time of your arrival or departure. At-home tests are not accepted. Have a back-up plan for rapid testing in the event a test result is delayed.

COVID testing for your US return is no longer required.

Travel Notes

  • Passport renewals are very backed up. Allow extra time! Read more.
  • We advise travelers to book flight tickets early, though schedules will likely change multiple times and fares may drop later on some routes.
  • Global rental car shortages are impacting fleets in Europe, limiting options in some cases for upgrades, one-way drop offs, and price options.

Insure Your Travels

Visit the Travel Insured website for updates on COVID-19 and coverage for your travel.
Read their COVID info
  • You can download the Travel Insured app
  • Consider adding Bed Rest coverage to help offset expenses from a possible quarantine in Europe.
  • Cancel for Any Reason Coverage is another option to consider; it covers up to 75% of costs on a cancellation.
  • Coverage and benefits options vary by state and may also vary for policies that are "rolled over" from cancelled/rescheduled Untours.

Travel is back!

Stay well, friends. Get your booster and encourage others to get vaccinated. We'll see you soon on an UNTOUR in Europe.