Guatemala International Airport will re-open September 18

Guatemala International Airport will re-open on September 18. The Guatemala government has announced that La Aurora International Airport will re-open September 18, with health protocols in place for the screening of arriving passengers.

Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?

Passengers entering Guatemala must either present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no earlier than 72 hours prior to entry, or self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Health.

Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?

The government has announced that La Aurora International Airport will re-open September 18 with screening procedures in place for passengers. Those exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms can expect to be referred to a treatment facility or be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

Guatemala International Airport

Guatemala International Airport

Movement Restrictions:

Is a curfew in place?

The Guatemalan government’s mandatory curfew remains in effect, running 9:00 p.m. each evening through 4:00 a.m. the following day.

Every individual in Guatemala – including U.S. citizens – is required to remain inside their domicile during curfew hours (with exceptions for health and security, restaurant delivery services, certain media, and legal personnel in pursuit of their duties, and patients receiving urgent treatment for chronic conditions).

Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel?

Guatemala International Airport

Guatemala International Airport

There are no current restrictions on internal travel within non-curfew hours.

Masks are mandatory to be on at all times through the country of Guatemala and Social Distancing is required. If you have political statements or issues about either, this is the law in Guatemala.

Shuttle services, group, and private require guests to follow guidelines service providers will provide the information for your comfort.

Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Spas, and Hostels require by law follow COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the Guatemala Government for your safety and the safety of others around you. Masks and social distancing and sanitation stations.

In a few Tourist areas of Guatemala, villages remain closed to other villages and for Tourists to enter.

Guatemala is famous for hiking volcanoes, mountain trails, and other outdoor activities. Once you reach the beginning of any hike, we allow Masks removed and require all guests to respect social distancing when we enter villages or encounter others.

Before you book, any tours ask the provider about their COVID-19 policy and guidelines.

Travel on Lake Atitlan by boat, at this time boat services between Lake Atitlan villages, are limited. We hope this will improve as each village has its own guidelines.

Workshops chose carefully the provider. We have made every attempt to offer safe workshops, groups are limited to four people, no large crowds, and our Artisans follow guidelines provided.

Our guides tested for COVID-19 on a planned program set form by our Doctors.


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