Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala

Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala (December 3, 2021)

Location:  Guatemala

Event:  On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction for certain travelers physically present within the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic of South Africa, and the Republic of Zimbabwe due to the detection of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and certain other categories of travelers.  See the text of the announcement here.  The new restrictions and requirements took effect on November 29.

U.S. citizens wishing to depart Guatemala have multiple options via commercial air.  As always, U.S. citizens are reminded that transportation schedules can change without notice. Please check with airlines/carriers regarding flight cancellations and/or restrictions and keep apprised of the testing and vaccine requirements for any country you are transiting.  The U.S. Embassy in Guatemala City urges U.S. citizens to have a departure plan that does not depend on U.S. government assistance.  U.S. citizens are also encouraged to read our webpage on What the Department of State Can and Can’t Do in a Crisis.

Please see contact information for airlines operating from La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City below.

American Airlines
7 Avenida 15-45, Barcelo Hotel Nivel 1, Zona 9, Guatemala City
Website:  www.aa.com
Telephone:  (502) 2278-7000
Email:  gua.tsc@aa.com

Avianca Airlines
Hincapie Avenue 12-22, Zona 13, Guatemala City
Website:  www.avianca.com
Telephone:  (502) 2279-8222 or 800-284-2622

Delta Airlines
Blv. Los Proceres 24-69, Zona 10, Guatemala City
Website:  www.delta.com
Telephone:  (502) 2302-5799 or 800-221-1212

Frontier Airlines
Website:  www.flyfrontier.com
Telephone:  801-401-9000

Spirit Airlines
La Aurora International Airport, Zone 13, Guatemala City
Website:  www.spirit.com
Telephone:  801-401-2200

United Airlines
7 Avenida 15-45, Barcelo Hotel Nivel 1, Zona 9, Guatemala City
Website:  www.united.com
Telephone:  (502) 2385-9610

Actions to Take:

 Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Guatemala City

Website:  https://gt.usembassy.gov/

Phone: (502) 2326-4000

Email:  AmCitsGuatemala@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guatemala Country Information

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