Greece, together with 2 different EU/Schengen nations have already reopened for American vacationers and airways are in a rush to renew direct flights to maintain up with demand.
Delta is the primary North American airline to renew direct flights from the U.S. to Athens since American vacationers have simply been allowed again in Greece after over a 12 months of being locked out.
The direct flights, which depart every day, will resume from JFK to Athens beginning Could 28, 2021.
One other every day direct route will begin July 2nd from Atlanta. Each routes will function the Wi-Fi-equipped, 293-seat Airbus A330 that has economic system, premium economic system, and lie-flat enterprise class seats.
Greece is positioning itself to be this summer’s hot spot destination, particularly for vaccinated American vacationers. Greece is presently one of many only a few European nations open for American guests, accepting proof of vaccination for entry as a substitute of testing/quarantines, which is a really engaging trip possibility.
Whereas Greece doesn’t absolutely reopen to all nations worldwide till Could 15th, Greece reopened early for American tourists on April 19th, together with vacationers from the UK, Serbia, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates, as a ‘check run’ for his or her upcoming normal tourism launch.
No exams or quarantines wanted for vaccinated vacationers
Visiting as a vaccinated vacationer will nearly be as simple because it was pre-pandemic. Testing or quarantine isn’t required for vacationers who’ve been absolutely vaccinated for at the least 14 days.
Don’t have the shot? Greece continues to be permitting non-vaccinated vacationers to enter however requires them to convey proof of a detrimental PCR check, taken inside 72 of arrival.
Direct Flights to Iceland
Delta can even resume and expand its flights to Reykjavík, Iceland for vaccinated vacationers, with model new service from Boston and returning service from JFK and Minneapolis/St. Paul beginning in Could.
United restarts its EWR to Iceland flights on June 5th.
Any American traveler that may show proof of being fully inoculated will likely be permitted entry into Iceland. They can even be exempt from having to offer proof of a detrimental PCR check to enter.
Nonetheless, upon arrival, passengers will likely be examined on the airport (freed from cost) and requested to isolate 4-24 hours for outcomes.
Direct Flights to Croatia
For American vacationers that need to head to Croatia, direct flights will likely be obtainable on United beginning July 8 from EWR to Dubrovnik.
American vacationers have three choices when entering Croatia. They’ll both present proof of a detrimental check, proof of vaccination, or proof of restoration.
Extra EU direct flights to come back…
President of the EU fee Ursula von der Leyen made a breaking public statement Sunday, April 25, giving optimistic affirmation that American vacationers will as soon as once more be allowed to journey to and throughout the complete European Union, as long as they’re absolutely vaccinated.
A begin date has but to be introduced, however as soon as it has, airways within the U.S. will probably resume dozens of EU routes for the summer season season.
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