Travelling to Belize in September? Here a few things to know before planning your trip:
Effective Monday, September 20th, 2021 ( until Oct 03 )
Tourists visiting Belize can move about freely, however it is recommended that they remain within the Tourism Safe Corridor. The Safe Corridor includes Gold Standard certified accommodations, tour operators, tourism transportation providers, restaurants, tourism sites and attractions, and gift shops. These Gold Standard and certified entities have all been trained and have implemented enhanced health and safety measures.
A curfew will be imposed countrywide during the hours of 7 p.m. to 4 a.m., except for San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia and Hopkins. The curfew for these areas remain at 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily
Restaurants will only be allowed to provide take-out service, except for restaurants in the areas previously mentioned.
All hotels, and accompanying restaurants, outside of San Pedro, Caye Caulker, Placencia and Hopkins can operate and abide by the 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. curfew.
Sunday 26th September and Sunday 3rd October, 2021 will be declared no movement days, except to seek medical attention or to purchase medication, groceries and fuel. The tourism industry and workers are considered essential and can operate fully during these no movement days.
All casinos and churches are to be closed . For more info visit: HERE
Entry Requirements – Bring a negative COVID test.
All travellers entering Belize at the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) will be required to present a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 96 hours of travel or a negative result from any approved Antigen Rapid Test taken within 48 hours of travel. If no test is presented, a COVID-19 test will be administered at the airport for a fee of USD $50 per passenger. Children under the age of 5 years will not be required to present a negative test; but children 5 years and older will be required to present a negative test.
All travellers entering Belize through the Northern and Western Borders will be administered a Rapid Test for COVID-19 by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, at their own expense. No external COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Test will be accepted at these points of entry.
Stay at a Gold Standard Approved Accommodation.
In addition, international tourists must book at a Gold Standard hotel and present confirmation at immigration. 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.
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.