Here’s How Much It Will Cost You To Fly To The US As It Reopens For Indians

by Tania Tarafdar
by Tania Tarafdar843

After a long hiatus of nearly 20 months, the US is all set to open its borders to fully vaccinated foreign travellers. This means that Indian Nationals will be able to travel to the US from November 8. That said, certain travel protocols are still in place to contain the spread of the virus. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest travel rules to the US and how much it will cost you to book a flight right now!

What Travel Rules Should Indians Follow To Fly To The US?

Planning to fly to the US? You will need to present your vaccination certificate before departure. You must also carry a negative RT-PCR test report taken three days prior to travel. The airlines will also take your personal information for contact tracing in case you test positive or are exposed to the virus during your travel.

Also read: Indonesia Opens Borders To Fully Vaccinated International Travellers With Limited Valid Visas

Is The US Accepting Both Covishield And Covaxin?

The CDC has announced that the US will accept vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organisation The WHO-approved vaccines include Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca/Covishield, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. Since Covaxin is not on the list, Indians vaccinated with the same will have to wait to travel to the US.

Also read: India To Give Tourist Visas To International Travellers Coming By Chartered Flights From October 15

How Much Will A Flight Ticket To The US Cost Right Now?

If you are planning to fly from India to the US after November 9, here’s how a one-way ticket will cost you!

Mumbai to New York: ₹54,676 (Delta Airlines; via London)

Delhi to New York: ₹54,241 (United Airlines)

Bengaluru to New York: ₹61,055 (British Airlines via London)

Also read: Abu Dhabi Lifts Quarantine Rules For Fully Vaccinated International Travellers & Here’s Everything To Know!

Watch this space for more such travel updates.

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