TRAVEL NEWS – January 18, 2021: The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just issued the travel advice page USA updated. From January 26, everyone from 2 years old who wants to travel to the US must present a negative PCR test. It must not be older than 3 days before departure.
The advice remains: stay in the Netherlands and do not travel until March 31.
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Back to the Netherlands
Would you The Netherlands traveling from the United States? Then in many cases you need a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to the Netherlands by plane, international train or bus connection or ship. This is one of the Dutch measures to prevent the import and spread of the coronavirus. After a stay in the United States, you will be quarantined at home for 10 days when you return to the Netherlands.
US entry ban
The US government has taken measures to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19). From January 26, anyone over 2 years old who wants to travel to the United States must present a negative PCR test that must not be older than 3 days before departure. This is in addition to the entry ban that is currently still in force for Europe.
For travelers from The Netherlands or elsewhere from Europe so it makes little difference at the moment, since European countries are still subject to the US entry ban. However, it is expected that the entry ban may be lifted and replaced by stricter checks on arrival or departure, such as valid PCR tests and possibly even vaccination requirements.
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