March 24, 2020
Event: All U.S. government-coordinated charter flights from Guatemala City to the United States are now fully booked and the U.S. Embassy is in the process of contacting confirmed passengers for Wednesday’s flights. We are aware there are U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents who still wish to depart Guatemala and were unable to be accommodated on the charter flights. The U.S. Embassy in Guatemala is continuing to explore options to assist these individuals. We are working with various airlines and the Guatemalan government in an attempt to facilitate access to continued commercial flights after Wednesday, March 25th.
The U.S. Embassy urges all interested travelers to continue to provide your information at the following link: https://bit.ly/3adnsD1 (even if you have already submitted your information via email). By providing your information you support the process of the U.S. Embassy informing commercial carriers of the continued passenger demand for transportation from Guatemala to the United States.
The U.S. Embassy will send another message later today concerning any confirmed commercial airline options to assist U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents who wish to depart Guatemala for the United States. Please continue monitoring U.S. Embassy online accounts (Website, Twitter, Facebook) for updated information.
Actions to take:
Visit our Embassy website, Twitter and Facebook accounts for definitive updates on flights and for information on conditions in Guatemala.
Review the State Department’s Global Level 4 Health Travel Advisory at www.travel.state.gov.
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
Monitor local news for updates.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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