Covid- 19 Belize travel updates

Find the latest travel guidelines and requirements for Belize

Belize reopening October 1

The Belize International airport will be reopening on October 1, 2020. International travelers will have to wait until then to explore the beautiful jewels Belize has to offer. Due to Covid-19 the destination has set up new preventative measures traveler have to follow. Various new rules and regulations are required to enter, along with various protocols to follow while in country. It is important to familiarize yourself with these measures or be sure to consult with us here at ROEming Belize to plan your Belize itinerary in line with these new travel guidelines.

Book with those on The Belize Gold Standard List

In ensuring the health and safety of the country the Belize Tourism Board has outlined national tourism guidelines in which various tourism stakeholders are working towards implementing in their business. Hotels, restaurants, tour companies and all tourism related operations in country are working towards implementing protocols. These 9 protocols touch on areas relating to cleaning practices, employee and guest interactions, work place policies and standard operating procedures – all developed with the ultimate goal to stop the spread of Covid–19. To meet the new health and safety challenges, business that comply receive “Gold Standard Recognition”. It is recommended that you book with these businesses that make the gold standard list. Here at ROEming Belize, your safety is our priority. As a local travel agency on the ground in Belize – we have a close relationship with many wonderful properties and trustworthy tour operators in Belize that adhere to the countries health and safety standards. We incorporate these reputable and approved businesses in your Belize Itinerary as we craft your itinerary down to the finest details. From booking accommodations, transfers, tours and much more.

Information to Know

Before visiting Belize be sure to familiarise yourself with the new entry and travel requirements.

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Before Entering

  • The Belize International airport is opening for commercial travel on October 1, 2020. While Belize’s land borders remain closed until further notice.
  • You must download The Belize Health App before entering the country. It will be made available at the end of July.
  • Before entering you must provide a negative Covid- 19 test result within a 72-hour window of your flight to be granted entry into the country. If you arrive without a negative test you will be required to take a take a rapid test given by Belize’s Ministry of Health at the airport at cost. Upon entering and doing a rapid test at the airport, if your results are positive for COVID-19, you will be required to quarantine in a government-approved location in Belize. 
  • All passengers arriving and departing the international airport, and border points will be scanned by thermal scanners. Where temperatures are above normal ranges, you may be denied boarding, entry into facilities, or entry into Belize and in the case of arrivals at the international airport you will be immediately quarantined. Temperatures must be less than 100 degrees Fahrenheit to proceed.

Upon arrival

  • Social distancing is required. You must maintain 6 feet for social distancing. Follow floor markers and signage placed in and around locations to avoid close contact with other individuals.
  • While in public spaces you are required to wear a mask. Be sure to wear your face masks within airports and border points.
  • Hand washing and hand sanitization stations will be widely available. Do make use of them throughout your travels.
  • Some locations may do thermal checks to allow entry
  • Travelling in country by flight or water ferry be sure to wear your mask and maintain social distancing ( the six feet rule ) during boarding.
  • Domestic Flights: Passengers should check in one hour prior. 

Before Depature

  • Guest are to be at the international airport 2-3 hours prior to departure in order for security and health screenings to be complete.

What to pack

Covid- 19 Test Results

Face Mask

Hand Sanitizer

Gold Standard Approved Hotels

Belize International airport

Getting to Belize: The best travel routes

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