COVID-19 Informational Center

For many, traveling outside of the country can be scary, stressful, and intimidating. These feelings can usually be eased with a well-thought-out plan or detailed itinerary. But in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the practice of “know before you go” is more important than ever to stay safe and healthy and avoid costly fines or government-mandated quarantines.

Many countries have strict travel bans for travelers coming from certain countries. Because of this, it’s best to keep your travel in two or fewer countries to avoid long quarantine times or closed borders. Some countries require a negative COVID-19 test result within a certain period before arrival. Still, others may require mandatory quarantine upon arrival, which you’ll have to pay for. The U.K., for example, requires a 10-day quarantine in a government-mandated hotel. Be sure to check and double-check what your destination’s restrictions are, and often.

And if your first thought is that you’ll sneak out of quarantine or ignore government-mandated restrictions, be prepared for hefty fines or even prison time. Breaking quarantine rules in the U.K., for example, is a criminal offense and can result in a fine of up to £10,000, which is close to $14,000 in United States Dollars. Just don’t do it.

For more information, visit the World Health Organization's (WHO) COVID-19 Resources hub or the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) COVID-19 and Travel hub.

Links to European COVID-19 Info

Countries A-ICountries L-Z
Austria (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)Luxembourg (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Belgium (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)Malta (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Bulgaria (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Netherlands (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Croatia (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)Norway (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Czech Republic (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)Poland (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Cyprus (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)Portugal (Travel Guidance, Number of Cases)
Denmark (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Romania (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Finland (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Russia (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
France (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Serbia (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Georgia (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Slovakia (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Germany (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Slovenia (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Greece (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Spain (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Hungary (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Sweden (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Iceland (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Switzerland (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Ireland (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)Turkey (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)
Italy (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)United Kingdom (Travel GuidanceNumber of Cases)

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