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Check CDC guidelines on global travel. Destinations are categorized in Levels 1-4 to indicate the level of risk (low to very high) for each country. The CDC Travel Planner shows travel restrictions for each U.S. state.

All travelers inbound to the U.S. must have digital or written proof of a negative Covid-19 test in order to board the flight home. Here are the details on this new requirement from the CDC. Travelers from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are exempt. Learn more about where to find testing locations in international countries before returning.

With entry regulations continuously changing, consider the purchase trip insurance in the event you test positive for COVID-19 before your scheduled flight. Most policies exclude coverage related to the pandemic, but there are policies that cover your trip costs if you cancel for any reason. Search at SquareMouth and choose the Coronavirus Pandemic filter which will only show you policies that will cover coronavirus-related cancelations or interruptions. 
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Select a destination below or scroll down to see all of the best flight deals right now. All fares shown are in Basic Economy class on shown departure dates (return dates can vary from 1-30 or more days). Remember, the lowest fares could be a combo of two one-way flights on two different airlines!

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Today’s HOT Domestic & International Deals from Atlanta:

Los Angeles from $43 each way

  • Travel dates west: Feb 9-March 29
  • Travel dates east: Feb 9-April 5
  • Airlines: Spirit, nonstop
  • Typical fare: $200+
  • Find cheap hotels in LAX: HotwirePriceline

Denver $59 each way

  • Travel dates west: Feb 22-June 29
  • Travel dates east: Feb 17-June 29
  • Airlines: Frontier, nonstop
  • Typical fare: $200+
  • Find cheap hotels in DEN: HotwirePriceline

St Thomas USVI from $60-$65 each way

  • Travel dates south at $60: Feb 2-May 18
  • Travel dates north at $65: Feb 7-May 18
  • Airlines: Spirit, one connection
  • Typical fare: $500+
  • Find cheap hotels in STT: HotwirePriceline

Sint Maarten/St Martin from $60-$137 each way

  • Travel dates south at $60: Jan 29-Feb 26
  • Travel dates north at $137: Feb 5-26
  • Airlines: Spirit, one connection
  • Typical fare: $500+
  • Find cheap hotels in SXM: HotwirePriceline

San Francisco $89 each way

  • Travel dates west and east: April 27-May 25; Sept 13-Oct 11; Nov 1-15 (1x week)
  • Airlines: Frontier, nonstop
  • Typical fare: $400+
  • Find cheap hotels in SFO: HotwirePriceline

Liberia-Guanacaste, Costa Rica from $85-$120 each way

  • Travel dates south at $83: Jan 20-Feb 27
  • Travel dates south at $90-$120: Jan 29-Feb 27
  • Travel dates north at $115-$120: Feb 3-May 25
  • Airlines: Frontier, one connection
  • Typical fare: $750+
  • Find cheap hotels in LIR: HotwirePriceline

Summer! Nantucket Island $133-$143 each way

  • Travel dates north: May 4-August 31
  • Travel dates south: May 6-Sept 23
  • Airlines: American or Delta, one connection
  • Typical fare: $350+
  • Find cheap hotels in ACK: HotwirePriceline

Europe through Spring 2022! $500-$600 round-trip

  • Destinations: Athens, Valencia, Berlin, Bergen, Bologna, Florence, Naples, Mallorca, Budapest, Geneva, Vienna, Lisbon, Oslo, Porto, Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Copenhagen, Ljubljana, Prague, Vienna & many more!
  • Travel departure dates: now through March 30 with select cities through April 30
  • Sample: $530 Dublin / depart Feb 9-April 27 (Ireland has lifted most covid entry requirements for the vaccinated)
  • Airlines: Lufthansa/Star Alliance, one connection
  • Typical fare: $1,400+
  • Find cheap hotels in GVA: HotwirePriceline

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Today’s HOT Domestic & International Deals from various U.S. gateways:

Los Angeles – Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii from $100-$139 each way

  • Travel dates at $100: now through March 9
  • Travel dates at $139-$159 March 10-Aug 3
  • Airlines: American, Alaska, Delta, Hawaiian, Southwest or United, nonstop
  • Typical fare: $600+
  • Find cheap hotels in LIH: HotwirePriceline

New Route! Thanksgiving 2022! Newark – Berlin $498 round-trip

  • Travel dates: March 30-May 6; Sept 7-Dec 9
  • Airlines: United, nonstop
  • Typical fare: $1,300+
  • Find cheap hotels in BER: HotwirePriceline

San Francisco – Tahiti $550 round-trip

  • Travel dates: Jan 29-June 12; Aug 24-Dec 9
  • Airlines: French Bee, nonstop
  • Airlines: United at $590, nonstop, Jan 27-March 31
  • Typical fare: $1,200+
  • Find cheap hotels in PPT: HotwirePriceline

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Here’s Clark’s advice: “What I’ve been recommending to anyone with travel plans outside the United States is that you just have to keep watching this. You need to make your own decision now that rebooking policies have become more favorable from most travel suppliers,” Clark says. “And that means making your own decision in terms of your health and how you feel about traveling. Traveling is about fun and getting away from it all, but if you’re going to feel a wall of worry, don’t go right now.”


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Note: We point you to the best deals, but we’re not travel agents. Members of Team Clark and the Consumer Action Center can’t assist with booking airline tickets, other modes of travel — nor provide airline flight information. When you need assistance, please contact a professional travel agent or travel company.