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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.
Entry Requirements for Argentina as of November 1st, 2021:
a) Complete COVID-19 vaccination record. You must have received the last dose at least 14 days prior to travel date.
b) A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to boarding,
c) A second negative COVID-19 PCR test between the 5th and 7th day of your stay. (It has been announced that this requirement will be no longer be needed, however it is not yet officially stated by law).
In case of children accompanied by an adult: Fully vaccinated children can enter the country. If they haven´t been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, they can travel but they must quarantine for 7 days, get an antigen test upon arrival and a PCR test on the 7th day. (It has been announced that this requirement will be no longer be needed, however it is not yet officially stated by law).
d) Travel & Health Insurance covering assistance and hospitalization for Covid-19 reasons.
e) Affidavit: must be filled in 48 hrs. within start of trip. To fill in the Sworn Statement (DDJJ), guests need to refer to https://www.argentina.gob.ar/interior/migraciones/ddjj-migraciones; and click on “DDJJ Electronica”. “Declaracion Jurada” will appear and on the right-hand side, the option for “English” language.
f) Download “APP CUIDAR”. According to current regulations, “APP CUIDAR” needs to be downloaded (options for Android or Apple) as well. You will find the link next to “DDJJ Electronica”.
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 take COVID-19 PCR test within 96 hours (or 4 days) of travel. Rapid Antigen, Sophia, SD Bisensor, ABBOT (Panbio) test results will also be accepted no more than 48 hours (or 2 days) prior to travel. If no PCR test is presented, you will take a mandatory COVID19 test at the Belize airport at a cost of USD $50 per person..
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.
Land borders currently remain closed.
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.
From Monday, the 22nd of March 2021, any person who enters Ecuador:
-- Vaccinated travelers need to present their COVID-19 vaccination card showing that they have had all the necessary doses.
-- Travelers who are not yet vaccinated must present a mandatory negative RT-PCR test or negative antigen test, carried out up to 3 days (taken no more than 72 hours) before arrival in 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.
To enter Peru pax must present the airline in their country of origin the following:
A negative covid test result in real-time. The RT-PCR test, antigen test or the medical certificate of epidemiological discharge cannot be more than 72 hours old. Attach lab result (PDF format or image).
People who have two doses of the vaccines accepted by the WHO, need not present a molecular or PCR test at the airport. In addition, citizens from Brazil have been allowed to enter Peru again.
Regarding children (under 12 years old), it is only required that they have a medical certificate of good health.
The Health Electronic Sworn Statement. Click here.
View our full Peru travel information page.
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