TRAVEL NOTICE – BELIZE
Due to enhanced screening procedures for arriving international passengers at the Belize International Airport, processing times may be longer than usual. Therefore, we suggest you allow a minimum connection time of three (3) hours for your domestic flight.
Please also note that all passengers travelling to Belize from foreign destinations with Tropic Air are solely responsible for understanding and/or having the necessary documentation required for entry into that country. Tropic Air will not check for medical certificates or be held responsible (financially or otherwise) for denied entries. Tropic Air will also not be responsible for any passenger fees for medical tests required for entry into the country, or for any charges resulting from quarantine stays and itinerary changes. Please check with the relevant Government agencies for current travel guidance prior to travel.
PASSENGERS TRAVELLING TO BELIZE
Updated March 19th, 2021
All travelers age five and older are subject to a COVID-19 test and medical screening at their own expense upon arrival in Belize, unless they provide one of the following:
- A medical certificate for a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no more than 96 hours before their departure from the first embarkation point.
- A medical certificate for a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test result issued no more than 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
- A legible COVID-19 vaccination certificate (hard copy) showing receipt of an approved vaccine (or second dose of the vaccine, if applicable) at least two weeks before arrival to the country.
Visit the Belize Tourism Board’s website for more information. Tourists are also required to book a “gold standard” hotel prior to departure and present proof of reservation upon arrival.
Tropic Air is a certified Gold Standard service provider. In addition to this certification, we have also taken additional proactive and voluntary steps to ensure all our customers have a safe and healthy flying experience.
More details on our health and wellness plan can be found here:
Masks are required when flying with us and in our facilities. We ask you to help us support healthy flying for everyone by bringing your own masks from home and to review your local orders for any additional travel guidelines.
Additional detailed information on travelling to Belize can be found on the FAQ page of the Belize Tourism Board’s website https://www.belizetourismboard.org/news-and-gallery/belize-covid-19-update/
TRAVEL NOTICE – GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO
All passengers travelling to Guatemala, Honduras or Mexico with Tropic Air are solely responsible for understanding and/or having the necessary documentation required for entry into that country. Tropic Air will not check for medical certificates, completed health questionnaires or be held responsible (financially or otherwise) for denied entries. Tropic Air will also not be responsible for any passenger fees for medical tests required for entry into the country, or for any charges resulting from quarantine stays and itinerary changes. Please check with the relevant Government agencies, embassies, tourism boards or your travel agent for specific entry requirements.
PASSENGERS TRAVELLING TO MEXICO
Updated April 7, 2021
Travelers entering Mexico may fill out the FMM (Multiple Immigration Form) online. A copy must be printed and presented to immigration officials.
Travelers entering Mexico must complete a “Cuestionario de indentificacion de factores de riesgo en viajeros” form and present it to immigration upon arrival. The form can be found at afac.hostingerapp.com.
All travelers arriving in or departing from Mexico must fill out an online health declaration and submit it up to 12 hours from the time of their departure. Once submitted, they will receive a confirmation and QR code. This QR code will be valid up to three hours past the scheduled departure time. In case of a delay greater than three hours, travelers will need to submit the form again and receive a new QR code. Children under 2 years old are exempt.
PASSENGERS TRAVELLING TO GUATEMALA
Updated March 11, 2021
All travelers aged 10 years and older must provide a printed or electronic copy of a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 (PCR) or antigen test result based on a nasal swab taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. We recommend saving a screenshot or downloading a copy of your test result so that it’s easily accessible and can be shown prior to boarding. This does not apply to travelers younger than 10 years of age, travelers with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 if the last dose was administered at least two weeks before departure, and travelers with proof of recovery from a COVID-19 infection no more than 3 months prior to arrival. The medical certificate showing proof of COVID-19 infection must have been issued at least 10 days after the diagnosis.
Travelers without a qualifying COVID-19 test or other qualifying medical certificates are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense.
PASSENGERS TRAVELLING TO HONDURAS
Updated March 19, 2021
The Government of Honduras requires all passengers to complete an immigration pre-registration form, health survey, sworn declaration to follow all of Honduras’ sanitary and health requirements, and a customs form prior to departure. Visit https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn/ to complete these forms. All passengers must also have proof of a negative COVID-19 rapid antibody, antigen or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival to Honduras.
Travelers who have been in South Africa or the UK in the past 21 days aren’t allowed to enter Honduras. This doesn’t apply to nationals and residents of Honduras. Nationals and residents of Honduras who’ve been in South Africa or the UK in the past 21 days are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
Travelers may be subject to further medical screenings and mandatory quarantine upon arrival.