7 Open Countries To Travel To This Winter

Winter is almost here and there seems to be no end in sight to the lockdown. Contrary to what most people think, there are plenty of countries you can travel to right now (yes, even Americans). We’ve come up with a short list of countries that require no tests or quarantine and are currently open to all travelers. Another bonus is that flights are cheaper than usual, but may be a little trickier to find.


Akumal Beach, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Mexico is currently open to all tourists with no COVID-19 test or any quarantine required. The 7th most visited country in the world, Mexico is famous for it’s beaches, food and vibrant culture. People are heading to the hotspots of Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Puerto Vallarta to soak up the sun, fun and escape the cold weather and strict lockdowns.


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The 6th most visited country in the world, Turkey is full of deep history, culture beautiful landscapes and beaches! It’s currently open to all travellers without a COVID-19 test. Depending on what country you’re from, you’ll need a 90 visa which you can easily get online. Masks are required indoors and outdoors in most cities.


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Tanzania has recently dropped their COVID-19 testing requirements, so all travelers can enter without any tests or quarantine. Some countries required a visa to visit Tanzania, you can check here to make sure.


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Even though Brazil has the third highest numbers of COVID-19 cases in the world, they are still allowing tourists without any tests or quarantine required. Travel insurance is required to enter the country. The famous Rio Carnival in February has been cancelled.


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One of the few European countries open to travellers, you don’t need a test or quarantine to enter this beautiful country! Masks are required indoors and outdoors as of October 15th. Most businesses are open in Albania, including restauarants, bars, cafes and gyms.

Dominican Republic

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A popular destination during winter, Dominican Republic is now open to all travellers, no test or quarantine required.

Costa Rica

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As of October 26th, Costa Rica has removed all COVID-19 testing requirements, in a bid to reinvigorate their vital tourism industry, which saw 3 million arrivals last year. The only thing you’ll need to enter the beautiful country is travel insurance and to fill out a Health Pass.

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