5 Safe Travel Destinations in 2021

Traveling is an exciting aspect of many people’s lives that allows individuals, couples and families to experience different cultures, create memories, and expand traditions. Safety and security are important, especially when choosing your travel destination. What are the safest travel destinations in 2021, a post-pandemic era? In today’s article, we will answer this question.  

  • Iceland

The Global Peace Index ranks Iceland as the number one country for travel. The country’s authorities have made substantial efforts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although Iceland remained closed to many tourists in 2020, thanks to the mass vaccination campaigns, tourism will resume in summer 2021. 

Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Iceland each year to enjoy its stunning natural beauty. You will relish the mystical landscape including the ice fields and snow-covered volcanoes and mountains. There will be plenty of sightseeing and adventures if Iceland becomes your next destination and when the timing is right we will have you in the south to experience the magnificent “Aurora Borealis.”

  • Canada (Open to U.S. citizens but with restrictions)

Canada is one of the safest destinations for tourists in 2021. The Canadian government plays a crucial role in streamlining tourism operations. The country’s tourism and hospitality policies are visitor-friendly. Thanks to the proactive efforts made by the government to handle the Covid-19 pandemic, it is a safe destination for people for all ages. 

Once Canada reopens to our travelers, potentially fall 2021, you can rest assured that you are in one of the safest countries. Canada has very low crime rates across its beautiful country. People trust law enforcement agencies because they are easily accessible and have a great reputation.

  • Australia (expected to open to US citizens 2022)

Australia has historically experienced low crime rates. When you focus on your personal and family’s safety, your trip around this country can become more enjoyable! 

Australia has diverse landscapes, friendly locals and offers incredible “bucket list” experiences. Give us three weeks and we will give you an adventure of a lifetime.

That’s the reason many backpackers to our most sophisticated sightseers, from different countries head to Australia. You will love scuba diving and snorkeling around the barrier reef. Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Australia for vacation purposes every year. The infamous Sydney Opera House, Australian Open and the towering waterfalls are just a few reasons to visit the popular destinations of Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth. 

  • New Zealand (expected to open to US citizens 2022)

The entire world appreciates New Zealand’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the Global Peace Index, New Zealand ranks second among the safest destinations. The country is home to breathtaking scenery, friendly people, and many things to see and do, expected to reopen to US passport holders later this year.

You will love the food and wine, the picturesque beaches, and the diverse landscapes. New Zealand has some of the lowest crime rates in the world. Additionally, you won’t have to worry about the wildlife because many are not a threat like some scorpions, snakes or crocodiles can be in other countries. Rotorua, Queenstown and Milford Sound are a few popular destinations to call New Zealand home. 

  • Switzerland (expected to open to US citizens later this year perhaps in time for ski season)

The tourism sector in Switzerland is booming thanks to its tourist-friendly policies. In addition, Switzerland has a temperate climate, stunning adventures, mouth-watering food, and progressive socio-economic prosperity. 

Popular cities include Montreux, Zurich, Lucerne, and the riverbanks of Basal. 

In addition to unparalleled landscapes, train rides, ski trips, and delicious chocolates, Switzerland has some of the lowest crime rates in Europe, making it a very safe destination for tourists. Whether it is the stunning scenery or the safety, this country will leave you wanting more. 

Traveling Post-COVID 

Let’s face it, the Covid-19 pandemic has stunned the entire world, affected millions of people and thousands of businesses, and shivered economies. However, thanks in large part to Covid-19 vaccines, the tourism sector is slowly opening up in 2021. Therefore, if you are ready for your next vacation, you must not miss the destinations listed above. Superior Cruise & Travel will help you find and book your next trip! 

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