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Travelling from the UK to the USA in May 2021, during travel restrictions / partial lockdown

How I traveled out of the UK and moved back to America while many travel restrictions are in place. I put the checklist at the top and then wrote about my experience. Planning my journey from the UK to USA felt really stressful. The travel guidelines sounded firm and daunting and I didn’t want to become one of the people who are made an example of and who had to pay steep fines for travelling during these Covid travel restriction times.  The checklist that I used, IN SHORT: Prepare Travel Permission documents (you need to have a permissible reason to travel from the UK) and print them out. (Job offer for me. Other people will have other permissible reasons. Check the UK government website here.) PCR test – called a centre near me and confirmed that they offer fit-to-fly certificate. Turnaround time is 4 hours. Confirm Flight Book Train ticket Book hotel Check everything over. Did you forget an essential step? Print ALL confirmations & put all confirmations onto your phone. Have everything double. Be …