Locations across the United States are experiencing a rental car shortage. Be sure to make your rental car reservation at the same time you make any flight arrangements. We recommend calling the car rental agency’s local number to ensure the most up-to-date availability rather than relying on a website.
Travel updates and important visitor information.
Rental Car Shortage
Visit Montana prioritizes the health and safety of our citizens and visitors. With that, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 and the rapidly changing public health situation. Visit Montana wants to ensure that you have the resources needed to make informed travel decisions. We are taking precautions according to information and recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization and we encourage the traveling public to seek and heed the latest expert guidance.
What You Need to Know
The health and safety of our citizens and visitors is our top priority. While visiting our spectacular state please be prepared for some new protocols and safety precautions.
- Know before you go: know the local public health guidelines before arriving at your destination
- Stay home if you're sick.
- Understand some services and destinations may be limited.
As of Friday, February 12, 2021 Governor Gianforte lifted the statewide mask mandate, but visitors should be aware that local regulations may differ across the state. For current information, check each region and know before you go.
- Glacier Country
- Southwest Montana
- Central Montana
- Yellowstone Country
- Missouri River Country
- Southeast Montana
- Indian Country
President Biden has issued several executive orders regarding COVID-19. The Executive Order Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing directs compliance with CDC guidance on masking and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands, and by federal employees and contractors. The Executive Order Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel which directs applicable agencies to take immediate action to require mask-wearing on many airplanes, trains, and certain other forms of public transportation in the United States.
The CDC recommends older adults or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions who are at risk for disease, should consider postponing nonessential travel. For the latest international and national travel alerts, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
For more traveler information and prevention tips, we encourage you to seek the most current information from the following sources:
- Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
- Montana Coronavirus Task Force
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Partner Information and Travel Updates
- Big Hole National Battlefield
- Glacier National Park
- Little Bighorn National Battlefield
- Yellowstone National Park
- Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks - COVID-19 Response and Updates
- Montana Department of Transportation - Travel Conditions/Alerts, Closures & Incidents