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Guatemala

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRequired to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: June 30, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Guatemala's borders are open for travelers with domestic restrictions. Guatemala is under state of emergency at the moment.

Can I travel to Guatemala?

  • Guatemala is now open for most international travel, following the entry protocols.
  • Arrivals from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa are banned, except for returning citizens.
  • All arrivals must fill in a health pass before departing.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Guatemala?

Approved arrivals from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa are required to self-quarantine for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Guatemala?

  • Anyone arriving to Guatemala will be required to present negative PCR test results, or antigen test results, no older than 72 hours.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers, and travelers who recovered form COVID-19 are exempt.
  • Arrivals without test will be tested on the airport.

Is public transportation open in Guatemala?

Public transportation in Guatemala is operating in a reduced schedule and limitation

Are the restaurants and bars open in Guatemala?

  • Restaurants and bars in Guatemala are open, under social distancing requirements and limitation in some cities.
  • In high-risk areas, bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Guatemala?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions, including concerts and other cultural events, are open, with capacity limitations and health measures in place.
  • In high-risk areas, gyms, venues and cinemas are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Guatemala?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Sources

  1. https://gt.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/guatemala/
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