Covid-19 Massachusetts travel policy to know

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Update

This info is valid as of March 7, 2021 per the Mass Traveler Order Page

  • Fully vaccinated travelers to Massachusetts Do Not Have to Quarantine as of March 10, 2021
  • When arriving in Boston you must Quarantine for 10 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered up to 72-hours prior to your arrival in Massachusetts. All visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, who do not meet an exemption, are required to complete the Massachusetts Travel Form prior to arrival.
  • If not obtained before entry to Massachusetts, a test may be obtained after arrival. However, all such arriving travelers must immediately begin the 10-day quarantine until a negative test result has been received. Failure to comply may result in a $500 fine per day.

New England

Right now, residents of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island can travel to Maine without providing a negative COVID-19 test result or quarantining.

The Caribbean

A majority of the islands in the Caribbean are listed at a Level 3 or 4 on the U.S. State Department’s travel advisory scale, meaning Americans are advised to reconsider or avoid travel. But, people are going there and you can do it safely in the time of coronavirus by taking the proper precautions and follow local requirements and regulations. Get tested, use masks and social distancing, wash hands often. Go to all-inclusive resort operating at a limited capacity that practice  enhanced health and safety protocols. The safest destinations, according to the Travel Pulse magazine are St. Kitts & Nevis, British Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, Dominica, Jamaica, Aruba, Saint Lucia, Barbados and Anguilla. The Article

THE SOUTH

North Carolina has no Covid-19 traveler restrictions

JAMAICA

Jamaica expects travelers to present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen test result at flight checkin to the country. This affects travelers age 12 and over. You must present proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within three days of travel. But, what if you have proof that you have received the vaccination? The Jamaica Tourist Board website is a reference. Use the JTB  Test Date Calculator, According to Travel Pulse magazine, residents of the U.S., Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Panama age 12 or older have been required to present a test result taken within 10 days of travel to Jamaica – prior to March 4th. The new policy applies to all travelers, and tests must be performed by a medical laboratory with a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) registration and an ISO 15189 certification.

CANADA

The Canadian border is closed to the United States. There are exceptions in the policy about who can visit Canada. Click here to read the policy.

LONDON

Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel regardless of where they are traveling from. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.

The test must be a viral test (NAAT or antigen test) to determine if you are currently infected with COVID-19. Travelers should avoid the antibody tests which look for prior infection.

Test results should state any/all of the following:

European Union

Americans are barred barred from entering countries in the European Union until further notice.