The Americas

Welcome to the Americas travel page. Here you’ll find the latest updates from airlines, hotels, rail and car hire companies, as well as information on border restrictions. Our traveller resources also have tips, frequently asked questions and useful links to help you plan and prepare for your next trip so you can get back on the road safely.

Rules and restrictions vary by country and are changing regularly, so if you’re travelling from outside the United States, Canada or Mexico don’t forget to check the latest information on your departure and any transit countries.

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ISRAEL: U.S. airlines cancel flights to country's capital of Tel Aviv amid escalating tensions

A number of U.S. airlines including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines have canceled flights between the U.S. and Israel's capital of Tel Aviv, according to data from online flight trackers; the cancellations have been made in response to escalating conflict in the region. Passengers should check their flight status carefully prior to travelling to the airport.
Middle East
United States of America
Airline
Borders
United Airlines
Delta Air Lines
American Airlines
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Leisure

ALASKA AIRLINES: Airline to add flights to Belize from June 2021

The airline has announced that it will make Belize the fourth international destination outside of the U.S. that it flies to, joining Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Alaska Airlines plans to put tickets on sale in early June for Belize City; although specific route information has not been provided, it is anticipated that the service will be offered from more than one of its West Coast hubs of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Belize
United States of America
Airline
Alaska Airlines
Business
Leisure

TURKISH AIRLINES: Airline to begin U.S. flights to Newark from 21 May 2021

The airline has announced that it will debut a new service from Istanbul to Newark Liberty International Airport, serving the New York metropolitan area, from 21 May; the airport will be the 10th U.S. gateway for Turkish Airlines joining Atlanta, Boston, Washington Dulles, Houston Bush, LAX, JFK, Miami, San Francisco and Chicago O'Hare.
Turkey
United States of America
Airline
Turkish Airlines
Business
Leisure

DELTA AIR LINES: Airline to begin flights from New York JFK to Dubrovnik, Croatia from 2 July 2021

The U.S. airline has announced that from 2 July it will offer flights from New York JFK to Dubrovnik for the first time; the service will depart four times weekly. The decision was made as a result of Croatia's decision to open to U.S. passengers who can provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, proof of recovery from the virus or a negative COVID-19 test result.
Croatia
United States of America
Airline
Delta Air Lines
Business
Leisure

HAWAIIAN AIRLINES: Airline begins non-stop flights to Honolulu from Austin, Texas

The airline has started twice-weekly non-stop flights between Austin, Texas and Honolulu; the service between the two state capital cities is scheduled to expand to three times per week from 28 May to 3 August to meet expected higher summer volume. The flights are operated with 278-seat Airbus A330 aircraft featuring 18 first-class, lie-flat leather seats, 68 premium economy seats and 192 main cabin seats.
United States of America
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Hawaiian Airlines
Business
Leisure

At the Airport

You may be wondering what TSA, CATSA and airport vendors are doing to encourage health and safety for transiting passengers. Here is a handy FAQ that may help guide what you can anticipate when at the airport.

In the Skies

Airlines are taking great strides to adapt to the current environment and implement more stringent cleaning measures. Most North American airlines have CDC-approved cleaning policies in place, including disinfecting and cleaning surfaces in between each flight.

Accommodation

Hotels around the world are implementing new processes and safety precautions in response to COVID-19. To help prepare for your next trip take a look at our frequently asked questions to discover what measures hotels are taking and what the hotel experience will look like post-pandemic.

Returning Home

When returning home from a trip, whether it is local or international, following the quarantine guidelines is of utmost importance. These rules vary by country when returning from international travel and by state, province and city when travelling domestically.