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All over the world there are currently exit restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. When will travel to the USA be possible again?

  • Numerous flights from the USA to Europe and vice versa have been suspended since March in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus *.
  • But what about future trips: When will we be able to fly to the USA again?
  • Here is an overview of the latest USA travel advice.

Federal Foreign Office on vacation in USA: situation remains "unstable"

Update from June 23rd, 2020: After the Foreign Office recently warned of violent riots in the USA, the situation has now calmed down somewhat. The demonstrations against police violence and racism would therefore be back to normal, so that the National Guard could be withdrawn in many places and the night curfews were lifted. However, it is the situation remains unstableaccording to the Federal Foreign Office. Vacationers should therefore continue to avoid demonstrations and crowds, follow the development of the situation in the media and follow the instructions of the security forces.

However, this still applies Entry ban imposed on March 13th for people who stayed in Germany or another Schengen state within 14 days prior to entering the USA. For its part, the federal government also declared some states in the USA to be due to high numbers of infections Corona risk area. This includes:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  • Rhode Island
  • South carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Puerto Rico

Update from June 3rd, 2020: Federal Foreign Office warns of violent riots

In addition to the corona crisis, the USA is currently also involved political demonstrations, which in many cases end in violent rioting, to do. Caused by the violent death of George Floyd after he was held down by a police officer. The Foreign Office warns travelers Avoid demonstrations and crowds widely as well as follow the current situation in the local media. In addition, people who are currently in the US should adhere to the local curfews and follow the instructions of the security forces.

Foreign Office with information on travel to the USA

The spread of the coronavirus has intensified in the USA Entry controls, health checks and entry bans result. The Federal Foreign Office would like to point out that an entry ban has been in effect since March 13, 2020 for people who have been in Germany or another Schengen state within a period of fourteen days before entering the USA. Excluded from the ban on entry are

  • US citizens,
  • Persons with permanent legal residence in the USA ("Green Card" holders),
  • Close relatives of US citizens or persons with permanent legal residence in the US (spouse, parent, child or sibling under the age of 21),
  • Diplomats or employees of international organizations.

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Visa and ESTA for the USA: Are there still any issued?

What is currently important to travel to the USA: The duration of the Entry restriction to the USA is not limited. So it is not certain when Germans will be able to travel to the USA again.

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the entire visa processing by the Foreign Ministry has been paralyzed for weeks. An entry authorization through ESTA is currently in question, so you should USA travelers read through the proclamation of the White House and find out about the current status from your travel agency or airline.

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These are the main airports in the USA

  • Atlanta (ATL)
  • Boston (BOS)
  • Chicago O'Hare (ORD)
  • Dallas (DFW)
  • Denver (DEN)
  • Detroit Metro (DTW)
  • Fort Myers (RSW)
  • Honolulu (Hawaii) (HNL)
  • Houston (IAH)
  • Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Miami (MIA)
  • Minneapolis (MSP)
  • New York (NYC)
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Philadelphia International (PHL)
  • San Diego (SAN)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Seattle (SEA)
  • Washington (WHAT)

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More from the USA: In Oklahoma a woman shot at an employee of a McDonald’s branch *. She refused to leave the branch despite the corona restriction.

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* Merkur.de and fr.de are part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editorial network.