COVID-19 and Travel

AAA Minneapolis monitors travel advisories, guidelines and best practices established by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. State Department and American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) to help our members and customers make informed travel decisions. Many of our preferred travel partners are offering relaxed cancellation policies for the short term. AAA Travel Advisors can guide you through the specific policies in place when discussing your travel plans.

COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Travelers Returning to the U.S.

The CDC has updated the COVID-19 testing requirements for travelers returning to the U.S. after 1/26/21. For more information, see the CDC Frequently Asked Questions for testing and international air travel or contact a AAA Travel advisor.

Map of Current Travel Restrictions and Mask Requirements in the USA Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Travel Maps

AAA has created an interactive map of current US travel advisories, border crossing closures, and mask requirements.
COVID-19 US Map from AAA

The CDC has created an international Travel Recommendations map, which shows risk assessments by locations around the world.
COVID-19 International Map from CDC

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Looking to book a trip or just have a few questions? Our expert travel advisors are here to help, no matter what stage of the travel planning process you are in.

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Note: map image on this page is for display purposes only and does not reflect current COVID-19 advisories. Follow the COVID-19 US Map from AAA link to view accurate, up-to-date travel advisories.

Travel Safety & Cleanliness Policies, Tips and More

Questions about a specific policy? Don't see the travel provider you're looking for? AAA Travel Advisors can help!


AAA Minneapolis-Operated Motorcoach and Air-Inclusive Tours

Starting 9/1/21, travelers on any AAA Minneapolis-operated motorcoach or air-inclusive tour will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of the trip departure. You may present your vaccination card or Covid-19 test result to your Journey Manager the morning of departure. Travelers should also be prepared to comply with indoor mask requirements that my be instated by communities and/or businesses.

Safety & Cleanliness Policies

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Travel Tips from AAA

Hotel Cleanliness Standards: What to Expect During Your Next Stay

AAA Best of Housekeeping

When you book your hotel online with AAA, you can filter and search by hotels that have earned the Best of Housekeeping designation. These properties make up the top 25% of AAA Diamond designated properties that go above and beyond in housekeeping services.

AAA Best of Housekeeping

Safety & Cleanliness Policies

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Travel Tips from AAA

Flying During the Pandemic

Travel Tips from AAA

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2021 Cruises to Alaska

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5 Reasons You Need to Talk to a Travel Advisor in 2021

Spend more time enjoying the destination and less time worrying about the details

Traveling in 2021 is more confusing than ever before, between the latest requirements, documents, restrictions, cancellations and regulations constantly changing, and safety still being a top priority, there are so many unknowns.

You need someone in your corner who is up-to-date on all of the latest policies and requirements, has traveled in 2021, can handle re-booking or cancelling trips, knows the safest airlines and hotels, and can find the best travel deals- and can plan it all at no extra cost to you.

5 Reasons to Talk to a Travel Advisor
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Safe Travel Essentials

Visit your local AAA Travel store to find everything you need for peace of mind when you travel

Travelon UV Sanitizer Box
Retail Price: $59.95 | Member Price: $53.95

Hand Soap Sheets
Retail Price: $3.95 | Member Price: $3.55

Personal Air Purifier
Retail Price: $29.95 | Member Price: $26.75

Lightsweep UV Wand
Retail Price: $32.95 | Member Price: $29.95

Clean & Healthy Kits
Retail Price: $13.95 | Member Price: $12.55

Travelon Antimicrobial Waistpack
Retail Price: $19.95 | Member Price: $17.95

Care CoverTM Protective Masks
Retail Price: $9.95 | Member Price: $8.95

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Until We Travel Again

Ideas & inspiration for your future travel adventures

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Favorite Destinations & Travel Tips

Read in-depth articles about popular destinations from travelers who have been there. Get insider tips to make your trip go more smoothly - from packing tips to TSA PreCheck - from the writers of LIVE PLAY AAA.

Travel Stories
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Travel Deals & Discounts

Book now and save on your next vacation! Many of our preferred partners are offering special deals for travel in 2022 & 2023.

Special Travel Offers
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Virtual Travel Experiences

Take a tour, visit popular landmarks or test-drive a rollercoaster, all from the comfort of home! Have fun while dreaming about your next adventure.

Virtual Travel

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