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Notice - On January 12, 2021, the CDC - Center for Disease Control - issued an order with Covid-19 testing requirements for all air passengers arriving in the United States from a foreign country. All passengers must get tested no more than 3 days or 72 hours before their flight departs and provide proof of the negative result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 to the airline before boarding the flight. The order goes into effect on January 26, 2021.
Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport will be the only access to the country, except for Uruguayans who will be allowed to arrive at the port of Buenos Aires.
Quarantine on Arrival? No.
Once in the country:
View our full Argentina travel information page.
All travelers must:
Download the Belize Health App and input the required information no more than 72 hours prior to landing in Belize, and bring along a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival in Belize, or test upon arrival if you are unable to bring a negative PCR test.
Where can I find the Belize Health App?
The Belize Health App can be downloaded here. The App can be downloaded at any time prior to your trip to Belize, but your information should be entered no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival in Belize. Once complete, you’ll receive a unique travel ID and QR code; it is recommended that you take a screenshot of this to show the Health Officer upon arrival in Belize.
View our full Belize travel information page.
From December 30th 2020 foreign visitors or Brazilians who wish to enter Brazil by air, must present a PCR Test, carried out a maximum of 72 hours in advance with negative or non-reactive COVID-19 result, in order to board the aircraft.
The RT-PCR test must be carried out by a laboratory approved by the health authority of the country of departure, and the negative/non-reactive result for SARS-CoV-2 should be written in Portuguese, English, or Spanish.
If the passenger takes a flight with connection or stopover where he remains in a restricted area of the airport, the seventy-two hours period will consider the boarding in the first part of the travel. If the journey exceeds 72 hours since the RT-PCR test, the traveler must present a document proving the performance of a new test with a negative or non-reactive result for the SARS-CoV-2 at check-in for the departure to Brazil.
Chile is open to foreign travelers as of November 23,2020.
All travelers (of all ages) will have to present three documents when boarding:
View our full Chile travel information page.
Since Nov. 1, 2020 Costa Rica has allowed all countries in the world to enter by air, as long as they meet the country’s visa and COVID-19 entry requirements.
The following requirements remain during the pandemic:
Complete the digital form called HEALTH PASS and available at https://salud.go.cr.
This pass will be available 48 hours before boarding. It must be accessed in an updated browser. An individual form must be completed for every person, including minors.
Purchase health insurance: It is mandatory that tourists purchase travel insurance, covering their accommodations in case of quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19 illness. An explanation of one’s travel insurance coverage, addressing Costa Rica’s requirements, must be uploaded or entered into the HEALTH PASS in order to be reviewed and approved by the Costa Rican authorities.
If more information on international insurance is needed, the Costa Rican authorities will contact the passenger at the email address indicated in the HEALTH PASS. In the case of international insurance, the tourist must request from their insurer a certification issued in English or Spanish, noting at least three conditions, without forgetting to add it to the HEALTH PASS:
1) Validity of the effective policy during the visit in Costa Rica.
2) Guarantee of coverage for medical expenses in cases of pandemic disease COVID 19 in Costa Rica, for at least US $50,000 (fifty thousand dollars of the United States of America).
3) Minimum coverage of US $2,000 for extended lodging expenses due to pandemic illness or trip interruption/cancellation due to illness, which covers the extra cost of the passenger due to quarantine.
View our full Costa Rica travel information page.
Ecuador is open to foreign travelers.
All travelers over 18 years of age arriving in Ecuador should provide proof of a negative COVID PCR test taken no more than 10 days before entering the country. As long as the traveler does not present symptoms of COVID, the traveler does not need to perform mandatory preventive quarantine and they may freely move within the continental territory of Ecuador (NOTE: Special rules apply for the Galapagos Islands; see below).
The Government of Ecuador requires all travelers who do not provide the results of a PCR test to undertake, at their own expense, a PCR test upon arrival in country. The traveler must then proceed immediately to quarantine in a hotel, hostel, motel or other temporary accommodation authorized for such purpose. If the traveler receives a negative test result, the traveler may terminate the quarantine. If the traveler receives a positive test result, the traveler must continue the quarantine and necessary health care will be provided.
A traveler who presents symptoms of COVID upon arrival in Ecuador is required to perform a RT-PCR test at their own expense and proceed to quarantine even if the traveler presents a negative PCR test at the airport of entry.
Galapagos: Galapagos, a Safe Destination for Everyone
Passengers presenting a negative PCR test result taken in their country up to 96 hours (4 days) prior to entering the Islands, can travel to the Galapagos.
In the event that the PCR test, from the travelers’ country of origin, has passed the date of validity (96 hours), the passenger must perform a new PCR test in Quito or Guayaquil, before the Galapagos trip.
View our full Ecuador travel information page.
Guatemala is open to foreign travelers.
All passengers age 10 and over arriving in Guatemala by air and land are required to obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen test result conducted within 72 hours prior to arrival, and comply with health screening requirements.
The wearing of a face mask in public spaces is mandatory. All persons must complete, in advance of arrival, a Heath Pass, available at https://sre.gt.
View our full Guatemala travel information page.
Honduras is open to foreign travelers.
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or rapid test) required for entry? Yes.
Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes.
All travelers entering or exiting Honduras must complete the immigration precheck form here.
View our full Honduras travel information page.
Panama is open to foreign travelers.
All incoming travellers, including Panamanians, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test upon arrival, which must be taken no more than 48 hours prior to arrival.
If a test is not possible within that time frame, passengers will be mandated to take a rapid test at the airport prior to customs and are responsible for the cost, which will be USD 50. It is not a requirement for visitors to have health insurance for entry, however, it is highly recommended.
View our full Panama travel information page.
Peru is open to foreign travelers.
Bars, cinemas, theaters as well as social gatherings or parties in family homes are still banned.
For local & int’l flights, masks and face shields are needed.
Those who enter Peru from abroad through the Jorge Chávez International Airport, must show a negative molecular test of no more than 72 hours old.
View our full Peru travel information page.
Some hotels will let you use their facilities (gym, spa, pool, beach, etc.) for a reduced day pass. This can be great for layovers!