Before You Travel

Talk for your health practitioner beforehand of tour, specially in case you are at expanded threat for extreme infection from COVID-19. If you're eligible, get fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Wait 2 weeks upon getting your 2d vaccine dose to tour—it takes time to your frame to construct safety after any vaccination. Get tested with a viral take a look at 1–three days earlier than your trip. Do NOT tour if you were uncovered to COVID-19, you're unwell, or you take a look at nice for COVID-19.

Learn whilst it is secure if you want to tour. Don’t tour with a person who's unwell. If journeying via way of means of air, take a look at in case your airline calls for any health information, take a look at results, or different documents. Check Turkey Information page for information about access necessities and regulations for arriving travelers.

Follow any access necessities or regulations at your vacation spot which would possibly consist of testing, quarantine, and providing touch information. If you do not observe your vacation spot's necessities, you'll be denied access and required to go back to the United States. If you take a look at nice on arrival, you are probably required to isolate. You are probably avoided from returning to your country as scheduled. If you get unwell in Turkey, you may want scientific care. Plan beforehand and study greater about "Getting Health Care During Travel".

During Travel

If you must travel, take the following steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19: Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when in public settings. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of Turkey and in Turkish transportation hubs such as airports and stations. Avoid crowds and stay at least 6 feet/2 meters (about 2 arm lengths) from anyone who did not travel with you. It's important to do this everywhere—both indoors and outdoors. Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol).

Bring extra supplies, such as masks and hand sanitizer. Avoid contact with anyone who is sick. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Before traveling back to your country by air, get tested with a viral test no more than 3 days before your flight departs. The test result must be negative. Keep a copy of your test results with you during travel in case you are asked for them. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information about this requirement. Follow all destination and airline recommendations or requirements.

After You Travel

You may have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can still spread the virus to others. You and your travel companions (including children) may pose a risk to your family, friends, and community  after your travel.

Get Tested and Stay Home After Travel Get tested with a viral test 3–5 days after travel AND stay home to self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel. Even if you test negative, stay home to self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If your test is positive, isolate yourself to protect others from getting infected. If you don't get tested, it's safest to stay home for 10 days after travel.

Avoid being around people who are at increased risk for severe illness for 14 days, whether you get tested or not. Follow your country's and local recommendations or requirements after travel.  Also, take these actions after you return from travel to protect others from getting COVID-19: Avoid crowds and stay at least 6 feet/2 meters (about 2 arm lengths) from anyone who did not travel with you. It’s important to do this everywhere — both indoors and outdoors.

Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when in public settings. If there are people in the household who did not travel with you, wear a mask and ask everyone in the household to wear masks in shared spaces inside your home for 14 days after travel. Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Avoid being around people who are at increased risk for severe illness. Watch your health: Look for symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Other Considerations: If you get sick with COVID-19 or test positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 while abroad, you might not be permitted to return to your country until you can end isolation. If you are exposed to someone with COVID-19 during travel, you might be quarantined and not be permitted to return to your country until your quarantine is lifted.

 

  • Clinician Information: Clinicians should obtain a detailed travel history for patients with symptoms of COVID-19 infection. If you suspect that a traveler has COVID-19, see Information for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for information on evaluating, reporting, clinical care guidance, and infection control.