Short-Term Rental COVID-19 Updates for Major U.S. Destinations

As concerns over COVID-19 continue and states adjust their travel restrictions, questions about restrictions and openings across our markets have become increasingly complicated. In order to help guests and homeowners navigate these restrictions, openings and closings (and extensions), we have prepared this resource with updates and links to information sources for each of our markets.

As travel begins to resume and markets reopen, we will continue to update this page as necessary. 

Major updates – week of 7/05/2020

  • ARIZONA –  Effective May 16, Arizona enacted the new Stay Healthy, Return Smarter, Return Stronger Executive Order.
    • Phoenix– Effective June 29, bars, indoor gyms or fitness clubs and centers, indoor movie theatres, water parks and tubing operators, theatres and events of more than 50 people must pause operations until July 27th.
  • FLORIDA – So far, 50 counties have had their vacation rental plans approved by The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations.
    • Miami July 6, an emergency order was announced closing restaurants (except for takeout and delivery services), along with ballrooms, banquet facilities, party venues, gyms and fitness centers, and short-term rentals. These closings, among others that will be included in the order, will be effective Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
    • 4th of July Beach Closures:
      • Palm Beach,  which includes Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton and Delray Beach, announced beaches would be closed for July 3-4.
      • Miami-Dade, which includes Miami, Miami Beach and Key Biscayne, will close its beaches from July 3-7.
      • Broward County, which includes Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Dania Beach, Las Olas Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, will be closed July 3-5. Restaurants and retail shops on the beaches, however, will still be open for business.
      • Monroe County, which includes the Florida Keys, announced Monday beaches will be closed for the Independence Day holiday, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday through dawn July 7.
    • As of June 20, The Florida Department Of Health (FDOH) advises all residents to wear masks in public and socially distance.
    • So far, 55 counties have been approved by The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations to operate vacation rentals, including:
      • Alachua, Bay, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flager, Franklin, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Jackson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Miami-Dade, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwanee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton.
  • HAWAIIBeginning Aug. 1, it will be possible to travel to Hawaii with the required negative COVID-19 test.
    • Starting Aug. 1, travelers who test negative for coronavirus no more than 72 hours before arriving in Hawaii will be able to avoid the state’s mandatory quarantine.
    • Hawaii’s 14-day mandatory self-quarantine for interisland travel was lifted on June 16.
    • Maui – As of June 16, 2020, vacation rentals may be rented to interstate travelers or anyone subject to the 14-day quarantine that has already completed it.
  • MAINE – Exempts Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey From Quarantine & Testing Requirement.
  • SOUTH CAROLINA – Travelers returning home to South Carolina from an area with widespread or ongoing community spread are recommended to stay home for a period of 14 days from the time you left that area.

COVID-19 Information by State and Major Vacation Destinations

Alabama 

For general COVID-19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email covid19info@adph.state.al.us

Arizona

California

You can find local information for each county in California here, and in major California destinations below.

Colorado 

Florida 

Georgia

Hawaii

Maine 

Maryland

Massachusetts

Nevada

You can find local information for counties in Nevada here, and in our markets below.

New Mexico

North Carolina 

Oregon 

South Carolina 

Tennessee

Texas 

Utah

Washington

Wyoming

While our team is working hard to keep our calendars up-to-date and we have included major vacation destinations in this article, it is not a comprehensive or definitive list. We greatly encourage you to check with your local government for the latest information regarding restrictions in your area or areas you plan to visit.

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