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Americans will not be allowed to travel to EU countries when the bloc opens up to international visitors July 1.

USA TODAY

Not everyone is staying home this summer. Some travelers are shrugging off the resurgence of COVID-19 infections and ignoring the shutdowns – and they’re taking a vacation anyway.

Half of Americans plan to stay put this summer, according to a new survey by LuggageHero. But 31% have taken a domestic trip since lockdown restrictions were eased, and a remarkable 19% have traveled internationally. That’s a shocking number of travelers who refuse to heed the travel bans.