Guatemala has change into the most recent nation to permit vaccinated vacationers to enter with out PCR testing or quarantines.
The record of countries which have up to date entry necessities to acknowledge vaccinated vacationers remains to be fairly small, under 10 countries as of late February 2021, however is slowly beginning to develop.
Guatemala has up to date their official authorities entry necessities to now permit vacationers to enter restriction-free if they will current proof that they’ve obtained 2 full doses.
The final dose should have been administered a minimum of 2 weeks previous to the date of journey.
What about entry for un-vaccinated vacationers?
For vacationers who haven’t but obtained the vaccine, or don’t want to take it, Guatemala has additionally up to date some engaging choices making entry much less restrictive.
Un-vaccinated vacationers have extra choices than ever, together with:
- Offering both a PCR or antigen take a look at, taken now not than 3-days earlier than departing on the inbound flight.
- Offering proof of restoration from the virus. The analysis have to be throughout the previous 3 months with a medical certificates from the well being clinic the place the traveler was handled, with affirmation of restoration.
- Vacationers underneath 10 are exempt from all testing, vaccine or proof of restoration necessities.
Guatemala is the primary Latin American nation to acknowledge vaccinated vacationers.
Different nations which have amended their entry requirements to incorporate vaccinated travelers embrace; Seychelles, Romania, Cyprus, Georgia, Iceland, Lebanon, Poland, and Slovenia. Greece, Israel, and Denmark have additionally declared their curiosity in making allowances within the close to future for vaccinated vacationers.
Whereas Guatemala has been fast to pivot on its flexibility for entry necessities, it did take some time for the nation to reopen in 2020. Guatemala reopened its worldwide airport for vacationers on September 18th, 2020, whereas different Latin American nations had already been receiving vacationers for a number of months, like Mexico for instance which reopened in June.
What’s it like visiting Guatemala in the course of the pandemic?
Presently, as of Feb 2021, lodges and eating places are open with capability limits, public transportation is operational, and seashores are open.
The sporting of masks is required in all indoor and outside areas.
Direct flights can be found from New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, and Miami, in addition to many Latin American international locations.
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