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CDC Travel Advice Countries 2024

One of the major benefits of living in the United States is that it is relatively easy to get to just about every major country on Earth. There are plenty of airports in the United States that offer direct flights to all over the world, and an American passport makes it relatively easy to get into other countries. At the same time, before traveling somewhere, it is important to take a look at what the CDC says about certain locations. Not every location is safe, and the CDC may issue travel advice. Even if a country is relatively safe to go to, it is still critical to take a look at what the CDC says about that destination. It is possible that additional travel precautions might be required.

Where Does the CDC Share Travel Advice For?

The CDC shares travel advice for every country on Earth. There are more than 120 countries included, and that means that it is relatively easy for people to figure out what they need to know. For example, even if someone is simply traveling from the United States to Canada, they can take a look at travel advice shared by the CDC. Or, if someone is interested in traveling to a portion of the developing world that might not be safe, the CDC can share information that makes it easier for travelers to plan accordingly. All of this information is displayed on the CDC travel website, but it is also important for people to cross reference this information with travel advice shared by the US Department of State.

What Are Reasons Why the CDC Might Recommend Against Travel?

Even though there are lots of places where it is perfectly safe for people from the United States to go, there are also locations that the CDC might recommend against traveling to. For example, during the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC recommended that people refrain from traveling at all. We did not know very much about the coronavirus, and there were outbreaks happening all over the world. It was possible for someone to go overseas, catch the coronavirus, and be prevented from returning to the United States.

Furthermore, there are plenty of other reasons why the CDC might recommend against someone traveling somewhere. For example, there might be an outbreak of another disease, such as Ebola, and there are other locations that might not have access to clean food and water. In addition, the US Department of State might recommend refraining from traveling to certain destinations for other reasons. Countries such as Russia can arbitrarily detain citizens from the United States, and there are other countries, such as North Korea, where the United States might not have a strong diplomatic presence.

If you are planning on traveling somewhere, it is important to take a look at the travel advice shared by the CDC and the US Department of State. You need to know what to expect once you arrive at your destination.

- In Level 1 countries, visitors are advised to 'practice usual precautions'
- In Level 2 countries, visitors are advised to 'practice enhanced precautions'
- In countries marked 'unranked', no notices are currently in effect

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Country
Travel Health Notices
AfghanistanLevel 1
AlbaniaUnranked
AlgeriaUnranked
American SamoaUnranked
AndorraUnranked
AngolaLevel 1
AnguillaUnranked
Antigua and BarbudaUnranked
ArgentinaLevel 1
ArmeniaLevel 1
ArubaUnranked
AustraliaUnranked
AustriaUnranked
AzerbaijanUnranked
BahamasUnranked
BahrainUnranked
BangladeshLevel 1
BarbadosUnranked
BelarusUnranked
BelgiumUnranked
BelizeUnranked
BeninLevel 1
BermudaUnranked
BhutanUnranked
BoliviaUnranked
Bosnia and HerzegovinaUnranked
BotswanaLevel 2
BrazilUnranked
BruneiUnranked
BulgariaUnranked
Burkina FasoLevel 1
BurundiLevel 1
CambodiaLevel 1
CameroonLevel 1
CanadaUnranked
Cape VerdeUnranked
Cayman IslandsUnranked
Central African RepublicLevel 1
ChadLevel 1
ChileUnranked
ChinaUnranked
ColombiaLevel 1
ComorosUnranked
Cook IslandsUnranked
Costa RicaLevel 1
CroatiaUnranked
CubaLevel 1
CuracaoUnranked
CyprusUnranked
Czech RepublicUnranked
DenmarkUnranked
DjiboutiLevel 1
DominicaUnranked
Dominican RepublicUnranked
DR CongoLevel 1
EcuadorUnranked
EgyptLevel 1
El SalvadorUnranked
Equatorial GuineaLevel 1
EritreaUnranked
EstoniaUnranked
EswatiniUnranked
EthiopiaLevel 1
Falkland IslandsUnranked
Faroe IslandsUnranked
FijiUnranked
FinlandUnranked
FranceUnranked
French GuianaUnranked
French PolynesiaUnranked
GabonLevel 1
GambiaUnranked
GeorgiaUnranked
GermanyUnranked
GhanaLevel 1
GibraltarUnranked
GreeceUnranked
GreenlandUnranked
GrenadaUnranked
GuadeloupeLevel 1
GuamUnranked
GuatemalaLevel 1
GuineaLevel 2
Guinea BissauUnranked
GuyanaUnranked
HaitiUnranked
HondurasUnranked
Hong KongUnranked
HungaryUnranked
IcelandUnranked
IndiaLevel 1
IndonesiaUnranked
IranUnranked
IraqUnranked
IrelandUnranked
IsraelLevel 2
ItalyUnranked
Ivory CoastLevel 1
JamaicaLevel 1
JapanUnranked
JordanUnranked
KazakhstanLevel 1
KenyaLevel 2
KiribatiUnranked
KuwaitUnranked
KyrgyzstanLevel 1
LaosLevel 1
LatviaUnranked
LebanonLevel 1
LesothoUnranked
LiberiaLevel 1
LibyaLevel 1
LiechtensteinUnranked
LithuaniaLevel 1
LuxembourgUnranked
MacauUnranked
MadagascarLevel 2
MalawiLevel 2
MalaysiaLevel 1
MaldivesLevel 1
MaliLevel 1
MaltaUnranked
Marshall IslandsUnranked
MartiniqueLevel 1
MauritaniaLevel 1
MauritiusLevel 1
MayotteUnranked
MexicoLevel 1
MicronesiaUnranked
MoldovaUnranked
MonacoUnranked
MongoliaUnranked
MontenegroUnranked
MontserratUnranked
MoroccoUnranked
MozambiqueLevel 1
MyanmarLevel 1
NamibiaUnranked
NauruUnranked
NepalLevel 1
NetherlandsUnranked
New CaledoniaUnranked
New ZealandUnranked
NicaraguaLevel 1
NigerLevel 1
NigeriaLevel 1
NiueUnranked
North KoreaUnranked
North MacedoniaLevel 1
Northern Mariana IslandsUnranked
NorwayLevel 1
OmanUnranked
PakistanLevel 1
PalauUnranked
PanamaLevel 1
Papua New GuineaUnranked
ParaguayUnranked
PeruLevel 1
PhilippinesLevel 1
PolandUnranked
PortugalUnranked
Puerto RicoUnranked
QatarLevel 1
Republic of the CongoLevel 1
ReunionUnranked
RomaniaUnranked
RussiaUnranked
RwandaUnranked
Saint BarthelemyUnranked
Saint Kitts and NevisUnranked
Saint LuciaUnranked
Saint MartinUnranked
Saint Pierre and MiquelonUnranked
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesUnranked
SamoaUnranked
San MarinoUnranked
Sao Tome and PrincipeUnranked
Saudi ArabiaUnranked
SenegalLevel 1
SerbiaUnranked
SeychellesUnranked
Sierra LeoneUnranked
SingaporeUnranked
Sint MaartenUnranked
SlovakiaLevel 1
SloveniaLevel 1
Solomon IslandsUnranked
SomaliaLevel 1
South AfricaUnranked
South KoreaUnranked
South SudanLevel 1
SpainUnranked
Sri LankaLevel 1
SudanLevel 1
SurinameUnranked
SwedenUnranked
SwitzerlandUnranked
SyriaLevel 1
TaiwanLevel 1
TajikistanLevel 1
TanzaniaLevel 2
ThailandLevel 1
Timor LesteUnranked
TogoLevel 1
TokelauUnranked
TongaLevel 1
Trinidad and TobagoUnranked
TunisiaUnranked
TurkeyLevel 1
TurkmenistanUnranked
Turks and Caicos IslandsUnranked
TuvaluUnranked
UgandaUnranked
UkraineUnranked
United Arab EmiratesLevel 1
United KingdomLevel 2
United StatesUnranked
UruguayLevel 1
UzbekistanUnranked
VanuatuUnranked
VenezuelaUnranked
VietnamLevel 2
YemenLevel 1
ZambiaLevel 1
ZimbabweLevel 1
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