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United Airlines Safety Procedures

The safety of customers and employees is always top priority at United Airlines, which is why they have taken action to protect you when flying with United.

Along with their updated cleaning procedures, the airline is also implementing the use of breakthrough cleaning technology and has partnered with Clorox to start United CleanPlus, an initiative that will make Clorox products available across U.S. airports to help support a healthy and safe travel experience.

Please review United Airlines' updated safety procedures and resources to learn more about what the airline is doing to protect you in the wake of COVID-19 from before takeoff until after landing. You can also learn more about what they're doing to promote social distancing in the air and on the ground​.

United Vacations Coronavirus FAQs

U.S Entry Requirememts

Please note that, because this situation is very fluid, policies and protocols may change at any time. For a list of closures and restrictions due to COVID-19, please click here for the latest details.

What are the COVID vaccination requirements for non-U.S. citizens?

Effective November 8, 2021, non-citizen travelers will be allowed entry into the United States, provided they can show proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test.

What are the COVID testing requiements for U.S. citizens?

Per the CDC, all air passengers two years and up who are entering the U.S. must provide negative test results prior to boarding their flight, regardless of vaccination status.

What is the testing process for fully vaccinated travelers?

Fully vaccinated travelers must provide a negative test result no more than three days before departure.

What is the testing process for unvaccinated travelers?

Unvaccinated travelers must provide a negative test result no more than one day before departure.

What if I've recently recovered from COVID-19?

Travelers who have recently recovered from COVID-19 may provide documentation from a licensed healthcare provider or public health official that confirms their recovery and abilitiy to travel. Learn more about this requirement here.