Where to travel to next in Europe?

International travels to Europe may happen in a couple of weeks as EU countries are starting to re-open their borders after the heavy border crossing restrictions and non-essential travel rules.

Countries such as Italy, Sweden, Belgium and Iceland are starting to open up for international tourists

You may soon be able to eat your way through Italy, sail to the magnificent islands of Greece and take a hike in one of Austria’s many national parks as the countries either already have opened their borders or will open their borders in a couple of weeks.

Below you will find the list of countries who will be opening their borders and when this will occur:

  • Italy on 3rd June 2020
  • Belgium on 15th June 2020
  • Greece on 1st July 2020
  • Iceland on 15th June 2020
  • Poland is likely to open on 13th June 2020
  • Sweden is likely to open on 15th June 2020
  • Austria’s border is already open (You must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival. It costs 190 EUR)
You will soon be able to visit Europe’s favorite destinations again

In the UK the borders have been open throughout the pandemic, but they are now changing their strategy and will close the border this week.

Learn more about the EU’s border re-openings here

Travels and COVID-19?

All overseas travel is currently banned, with few exceptions. Flights have parked in airports for a while now and only a handful of air planes are allowed to fly, so when will international travels begin again?

Unfortunately, nobody knows.

WHO continues to advise against the application of travel or trade restrictions to countries experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.

Find WHO travel recommendation here recommends young travelers to stay put, but continue dreaming about their next travel destination. International travels may not happen in 2020, but it should not stop you from planning your trip in 2021.

Start saving up for your big travel plans in 2021, and collect all the required documents for your working holiday visa for your dream destination country.

Once international travels begin again, you are ready to make the move and begin your travel adventure.