Many airports in the USA have implemented safety measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19
. Some states have rules in place requiring travellers from other states, with high rates of COVID-19
, to quarantine
for 14 days or to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test
. Check the website of the airport you are flying into or transit
ing to see how these could affect you. New York, New Jersey and Connecticut issued a travel advisory Wednesday 24 June that requires people arriving from US states with significant community spread of COVID-19
for 14 days. Before travelling you should check the websites of the relevant state governments. Further information can be found on the CDC website
. The list of states to which that advisory applies is updated daily and can be found on the websites of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut’s state governments. A number of US states have mandated the use of mask
s and face covering
s while in public. These will vary from state to state. You should consult the website of the state to which you are travelling. Contact details are found on the US.GOV website
. Further restrictions will vary locally with some states relaxing lockdown procedures while others are pausing or reversing their re-openings. Penalties for breaches of regulations will vary between each state and may sometimes vary in different areas in the same state. Hotels are re-opening across the USA but will be operating at capacities dictated by local rules and regulations. Local regulations on shops, restaurants, bars, beaches and other leisure activities will likely be following measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19
. You should be aware that public places likely to attract large crowds may be closed at short notice. You should follow local media and any guidance issued by local authorities.
Hawaii: Hawaii set to welcome Canadians without quarantine
restrictions starting 1 September. In Honolulu the Stay-at-home order was extended until 23 September because of COVID-19
at own accommodation.
entry to most parts of the USA are advised by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to ‘stay at home’ as much as possible for 14 days following arrival. Those arriving into the District of Columbia on non-essential international travel, and from certain high-risk states, are required to self-isolate on arrival for 14 days. This advisory and the full list of currently affected states is available on the CDC website
. You should check the list frequently as it is likely to change, sometimes daily, as rates of COVID-19
transmission increase or decrease.
negative certification subject to special conditions (from Haiti).
Carriers should distribute paper copies of health declaration forms in flight
for passengers to complete prior to arrival.
Hawaii: Beginning Sept. 1, 2020, all trans-Pacific travelers arriving in Hawaii from out-of-state will have the option to get a valid COVID-19 test
prior to their arrival, and show proof of a negative test
result, to avoid the 14-day quarantine
. Evidence of a negative test
result must be provided upon arrival in Hawaii. Without this, passengers arriving from out-of-state will be subject to the 14-day quarantine
. More info here