UK to USA via Mexico. – Where a lot of people in the Uk are still waiting for the presidential proclamation to be ended. There are few who are making their way into the USA. How is it possible? Is it even legal? Do I need to cross the borders illegally? Well, when we tell people about it they ask questions like these 🙂
First of all we will have to understand presidential proclamation !
With specific exceptions, several Presidential proclamations suspend and limit entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of noncitizens who were physically present within the following countries during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. For a full list of exceptions, please refer to the relevant proclamations in the links below.
- European Schengen area(Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City)
- United Kingdom(England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
- Republic of Ireland
- South Africa
How is it possible to travel from UK to USA during presidential proclamtion?
It is called Indirect travel “When one spends 14 days in a country which is not under presidential proclamation”. If one spends 14 days in a country that is not under the presidential proclamation then they get eligible to enter the USA with a Valid visa.
USA is basically not allowing people with travel history in above mentioned banned countries in last 14 days. If the person spends 14 days in an unrestricted country then there shall not be any issues.
Is it even legal to travel from the UK to USA Via Mexico during presidential proclamation??
It is not illegal to travel to any country which is not listed in a presidential proclamation for 14 nights and then travel to the USA. It is a legitimate thing to do which many people have already implemented to enter USA.
UK to USA via Mexico
Mexico is being the most popular 3rd country which is being used for the indirect travel itinerary. People in India, South Africa or Brazil etc are already Using Mexico as 3rd country to enter Canada. Various 14 nights quarantine packages are being introduced in Mexico for the people who are seeking to enter the USA 🙂
Entry restrictions for Mexico for someone travelling from UK?
Tourist Entry from UK to Mexico: Allowed
Testing if travelling from UK to Mexico: No tests are required
Quarantine Required if travelling from UK to Mexico:: No
Quarantine Details if travelling from UK to Mexico:: Quarantine not required
Can I travel from Mexico to the USA on B1/B2 visa?
Travellers with B1/B2 visas from restricted countries can enter the USA through 3rd country indirect route. One will have to spend 14 days in a country that is not on the restricted list of the USA. For example, Indians are travelling from India to Serbia for 14 nights and then are travelling to the USA. Also, read this awesome article from one of our team members on the topic if One can enter USA on B1/B2 visa.
Is it expensive to spend 14 nights in Mexico ?
Well, it really depends on the hotel category you are choosing, however, one can get a good quality stay at better prices. Meals are also not that expensive however having your meals daily at the hotel might cost you more compared to any good restaurant nearby.
Are there good flight connections between UK and Mexico?
One can find reasonably good flight connections from the UK to Mexico, although mostly there will be 1 or 2 stopovers however if the transit is in the USA then one can easily go for it.
Few Airlines that can be an option for you to travel to Mexico from UK –
- Lufthansa Airlines
- Austrian Airlines
- United Airlines
- Brussels Airlines
- Air Europa
- Canada Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- In Few cases Virgin Atlantic
One can check flight connections on cheapo Air
Are there good flight connections from Mexico to USA ?
Mexico can be the closest 3rd country that can be used for Indirect routes USA. You will get an awesome direct flight option and it will not be more than 2 hours Journey 🙂
Few Airlines that can be an option for you to travel to USA from Mexico –
- United Airlines
- American Airlines
- Delta Airlines
- United Airlines
- Copa Air
Should one travel to USA via Indirect routes now or shall wait for the proclamation to end ?
It’s totally one’s own choice. If it is an emergency then there is no other option however we would always suggest to not travel in the Covid times. We always recommend people to travel only if it is too important for them.
No one really knows, when the Ban is going to end. We have observed many speculations since last years and no one was correct. It can happen tomorrow or may after 3 months. No one knows about it 🙂
What are the other options to travel from UK to USA except for Mexico ?
There are other options to travel from UK to USA which can also be feasible and can be considered 🙂
- UK to USA via Serbia
- UK to USA via Turkey
- UK to USA via Cancun
- Uk to USA via Doha
- UK to USA via Croatia