BRITS are eager for holidays stateside after more than a year and a half of travel restrictions.
Here is what you need to know about holidays to the US this year.
Is the US on the UK's green list?
The US is a "red" country, meaning it is deemed to be a high risk, which is why it has not been included as an air bridge with the UK.
Only countries which are green or amber – meaning similar risk to the UK or lower risk than the UK have been included in the agreement.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The US, from a very early stage, banned flights from the UK and from Europe so there isn't a reciprocal arrangement in place in any case there.
"They have got very high numbers of infections, which is why they are not on the list today.
What are the travel restrictions for the US?
Brits are still banned from travelling to the US, with the country stopping all flights due to coronavirus earlier this year.
The UK quarantine restrictions are also still in place with anyone returning from the US having to isolate for two weeks.
This means trips to Disney World and Universal Orlando are off the cards indefinitely.
However, Brits could be allowed to fly to New York without having to quarantine for 14 days when they return.
Top-level talks between the US and UK governments are said to be currently underway although they are at an early stage.
When will travel to US from the UK be allowed?
Air bridges between the UK and the US hope to be in place by the end of the year.
Paul Charles, spokesperson for the Quash Quarantine group who campaigned for the quarantine on all foreign arrivals to be lifted, told Sun Online Travel: "I think the US will be out of bounds until November for two reasons.
"Firstly, because of the high number of coronavirus cases and secondly, because Trump’s travel ban will likely be in place until the presidential elections."
Ministers are studying plans for regional air bridges which would allow business travellers and holidaymakers to come to the UK from “low-risk” areas, such as New York City, within countries which are “red-listed” because their overall high coronavirus rates.
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