Effective Dec. 22, the Netherlands will require all travelers ages 12 and older departing from the U.S., to be fully vaccinated unless otherwise exempt.
Travelers must also present a negative COVID-19 test result; either a NAAT (PCR) test taken within 48 hours before departure, or an antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure.
In addition, the Netherlands has implemented a strict lockdown, ordering the closure of all but essential stores, as well as restaurants, hairdressers, gyms, museums and other public places until at least Jan. 14.
Effective Dec. 22, Israel will require all travelers departing from the U.S. (including those who departed on Dec. 21st) and certain countries of concern, to isolate for 14 days upon arrival.
Foreign travelers are not allowed to enter Israel unless they have a special entry permit from the Exceptions Committee. Please see Entry of Non-Israeli Citizens to Israel.
Also effective Dec. 22nd, Israeli citizens traveling from Israel to the U.S., or other countries of concern, will be required to obtain an approval from the Israeli Government Exceptions Committee.
Arriving passengers to Israel must present a negative COVID-19 test result; either a PCR test taken within 72 hours of the first point of departure, or a Rapid Antigen test taken within 24 hours of the first point of departure. The test must be in English and include the passenger’s passport details. A PCR test will be administered upon arrival.
All passengers must submit the online Israel Entry Statement Form within 48 hours prior to scheduled time of departure. Israeli citizens who are fully vaccinated and arriving from the U.S. or other countries of concern will have the option when submitting the Entry Statement to agree to electronic tracking in lieu of certain isolation measures.
Effective 22 December, all passengers aged 12 years and older from high-risk and very high-risk countries (including the U.S.) must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours of departure, as well as self-test upon arrival.
On day 5 after arrival, passengers must undergo a PCR test at their own expense at a commercial testing center. Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine for five days upon arrival and may only leave quarantine once they have a negative test result.
Passengers traveling to Bonaire must complete a Health Declaration form for the Public Health Department between 72 hours and 48 hours before departure.