COVID -19 Travel Recommendations If You Haven’t Been Vaccinated

The CDC advises postponing any travel plans until you have been vaccinated. Travel increases the risk of spreading and contracting the virus. If you have not received full vaccinations and cannot avoid travel, please follow the CDC guidelines for travel for unvaccinated people.

The CDC will update their guidelines periodically as new and additional scientific data becomes available and more people are fully vaccinated.

Domestic Travel Guidelines If You Are Fully Vaccinated

People who have been fully vaccinated with and FDA-approved vaccine or a vaccine that has been authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO), may travel safely within the borders of the United States.

The following steps are recommended during travel for travelers who have been fully vaccinated:

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and your mouth. Masks are a requirement on all forms of public transport including planes, trains, buses, etc. Masks are also required in U.S. transportation hubs like train or bus stations and airports.
  • Avoid large crowds and practice social distancing. Keep a distance of at least 2 meters or 6 feet (about two arms length) away from any person who you are not traveling with.
  • Wash your hands regularly or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

The following steps are recommended after travel for people who have been fully vaccinated:

  • Monitor yourself for any COVID-19 symptoms. If symptoms develop, self-isolate and get tested.
  • Follow all local and state guidelines, recommendations and requirements.

If you have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 3 months, you do NOT need to get tested and you aren’t required to self-isolate or quarantine. Follow all other travel guidelines. Diving Holidays Borneo.

Domestic Travel Guidelines For Unvaccinated People

If you have not been fully vaccinated, you need to get tested with a viral test at least 1 to 3 days before traveling.

If you haven’t been fully vaccinated and cannot avoid travel, take the following measures during travel to prevent contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to others:

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and your mouth. Masks are a requirement on all forms of public transport including planes, trains, buses, etc. Masks are also required in U.S. transportation hubs like train or bus stations and airports.
  • Avoid large crowds and practice social distancing. Keep a distance of at least 2 meters or 6 feet (about two arms length) away from any person who you are not traveling with.
  • Wash your hands regularly or use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

If you haven’t been fully vaccinated and cannot avoid travel, take the following measures after travel to prevent contracting COVID-19 and spreading it to others:

  • Get tested between 3 and 5 days after travel with a viral test.
  • Stay at home and self-isolate or quarantine for at least 7 days after traveling, even if your test results are negative.
  • If the test is positive, self-isolate for the recommended period.
  • If you did not get tested, self-isolate for at least 10 days after traveling.
  • Avoid people who are at a higher risk of severe infection from COVID-19 for at least 14 days (whether you get tested or not and whether the test results are negative or not).
  • Monitor yourself for COVID-19 symptoms. If symptoms do develop, get tested and self-quarantine.
  • Follow all local and state recommendations.