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So, Can I Go to Europe? — How the Coronavirus Is Changing European Travel for Americans

So, Can I Go to Europe? — How the Coronavirus Is Changing European Travel for Americans

My goal is not to give definitive answers, but to provide a midyear snapshot of European travel in the age of coronavirus. Among European countries, Sweden famously took a more hands-off (read: “American”) approach, and stands alone among European countries in its high infection rates and lower-than-hoped-for immunity rates. How European Travel Will Be AffectedThat said, the time will come — eventually — for Americans to head back to Europe. In the weeks after 9/11, hunkered-down Americans wondered if we’d ever travel in Europe the same way again. (I remember that panicked morning in Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Center — standing by to answer phones that never rang — and wondering whether planes would even fly again.)

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