Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
For the latest travel warnings and alerts around the world, read about lockdowns and border restrictions.
Foreign travelers are now allowed to enter Brazil by air for up to 90 days under a number of temporary visas, including for purposes of research, studies including academic extension courses, work, investment, family reunions, or sporting or artistic activities.
Land and sea borders remain closed to foreign travelers until at least 12 November.
These travel alerts are general in nature. Contact your airline or travel provider for information on the availability of flights.
Restrictions vary between states across Brazil, and you should check local government websites for the latest before you visit. The COVID-19 situation in Brazil has been unstable since the start of the pandemic, and before you travel, check your government's travel advice.
Everyone must continue to follow protocols including wearing face masks, frequent hand washing and social distancing.
We are updating this travel alert when official information becomes available. If you have seen an update not mentioned here, please tell us in the comments below.
Before you buy a travel insurance policy, check your government travel warnings and health advice – there may be no travel insurance cover for locations with a government travel ban or health advice against travel.
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