March 18, 2020
What We Know
On January 31, President Trump signed a proclamation barring entry to the U.S. of most foreign nationals who traveled to China within the past 14 days. More
On February 29, President Trump signed a proclamation that expanded restrictions to include all aliens who were physically present within Iran during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the U.S. More
On March 11, President Trump signed a proclamation that restricts travel to the U.S. from foreign nationals who have recently been in certain European countries. This does not apply to U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. More
On March 14, President Trump signed a proclamation that restricts travel to the U.S. from foreign nationals who have recently been in the UK and Ireland. This does not apply to U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. More
What Does this Mean?
Any U.S. citizen returning to the United States who has been in China or Iran in the previous 14 days may be subject to up to 14 days of quarantine.
U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents will be permitted to return from the United Kingdom, Ireland and the European Schengen area through select airports where the U.S. Government has implemented enhanced screening procedures.
The State Department has advised all Americans to "reconsider travel abroad" due to the pandemic.
What is STM Doing in Response?
We are here to support your company based on your changing travel policies
STM Account Managers are providing reports to impacted areas based on current and upcoming travel
STM has streamlined our process which gives our travel advisors immediate access to updated information regarding airline waivers to assist our clients
Our advisors will take advantage of the refunds that exists and access the airline credits when clients are ready to rebook
We will continue to monitor and keep you informed as more details become available
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