Video: Getting back into the USA – COVID-19 Test for Travel
DISCLAIMER: Max and I are not medical professionals and cannot provide any medical advice of any kind. This video showcases our own personal experience getting a COVID-19 test and it is important to remember to follow all CDC guidelines and guidelines of the destination you are traveling to.
Travel during the pandemic is a game of constantly evolving rules and regulations, annoyances and no expenses spared to get from point A to point B. Since the US started allowing certain at-home proctored COVID-19 tests for air travel, we’ve been ecstatic to ease our travels with this one improvement.
Here are some of the resources we recommend reviewing as you start to plan your own journey:
We bought our tests on: https://www.emed.com/
There are only a few approved covid tests for travel into the US, so be sure to buy the right ones. Also, be sure to plan in advance- don’t forget to order the tests BEFORE you trip. Nowadays it’s even harder to secure a COVID test, thanks to the new one calendar day rule. You must have a COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) within 1 full calendar day of your flight. NOTE: this is different from the 24 hour rules. If your flight is at 9pm on a Sunday, you can have taken a COVID-19 test anytime on Saturday OR Sunday.
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