Planning a trip to Alaska? Keep reading. Both the State of Alaska and the Municipality of Anchorage have recommended a variety of health and safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. These guidelines help protect the community, allowing travelers to plan with confidence knowing safety is a priority.

Domestic Arrivals

Travelers who are not fully vaccinated should get tested when arriving in Alaska, according to the State of Alaska. Fully vaccinated travelers may also choose to get tested, and testing is free at multiple locations throughout the community. Read more here.

International Arrivals

All travelers arriving in the U.S. from a foreign country must get tested no more than 1 day before travel by air into the U.S., then provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight, according to an order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read more here.

Non-U.S. citizens who are not immigrants (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, lawful permanent resident, or traveling to the United States on an immigrant visa) are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 before travel by air to the U.S. from a foreign country. Some exceptions apply; read more from the CDC.


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