Updated July 7th, 2020
We know families are concerned about coronavirus. This page will be updated as circumstances develop.
Safety will always be a top priority at Global Routes. We are monitoring the situation closely for all of our destinations and are in close contact with our local partners, our risk-management resources, and current events. We work in conjunction with local embassies, the State Dept., the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the World Health Organization for official determinations.
Over the past 53 years, Global Routes has regularly responded and adjusted to disease outbreaks, wars, political instability, and natural disasters, always prioritizing the safety of our travelers while balancing the educational goals of these experiences.
As of July 5th, all summer 2020 programs have been postponed to summer 2021. We will be addressing future programs on a location by location basis. We’ll be in touch with families directly re: specific program updates and any possible delays or postponements.
This is the CDC page to which we are referring often. You can interact with the map to see if there is a travel warning in your program location. The CDC also posted a helpful summary about when travel should be reconsidered on this page. This New York Times interactive map is also helpful.
We’ll continue to update this page as the situation develops and we all learn more.