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Avoid Visiting Germany During the Holidays

November 22, 2021 • 4:49 pm CST
(Vax Before Travel)

The U.S. Department of State issued a Level 4 Travel Advisory today saying 'do not travel to Germany due to COVID-19, and, when visiting Germany, exercise increased caution due to terrorism.

Visit the U.S. Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information regarding the pandemic and related in Germany.

Additionally, terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Germany and may attack with little or no warning.

Terrorists may target tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting, and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, and other public areas.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Germany on November 22, 2021, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.

Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.

And, the CDC suggests various Routine and Travel Vaccines when visiting Germany.

If you decide to travel to Germany:

  • See the U.S. Embassy's webpage regarding COVID-19.
  • Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public venues and follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Program to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • U.S. Embassy Berlin - Clayallee 170 - 14191 Berlin - Federal Republic of Germany.... [email protected]

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergencies!