After 192 days of border closure, leisure travel to Belize will reopen its airport October 1, 2020 – just two weeks away. Travelers arriving on or after Oct. 1 are required to test negative for Covid, whether within the 72 hours of travel or on arrival at the airport. Arrivals who produce a positive test result will be subject to a 14-day quarantine, or until they test negative. Additionally, travelers must must also download and complete online forms in the Belize Health App within 72 hours of travel. At Belize’s October 1 reopening, entry requirements for various classifications of traveler carry slight variations.
The Belize Health App forms DOES NOT need to be completed more than 72 hours in advance. If you do so any earlier, the unique code will expire and you will need to start the process over. Download the Belize Travel Health app here.
What to expect as a Tourist
- A full service restaurant and bar, or
- A fully furnished kitchen with the ability to offer grocery delivery services for guests, or
- Establish an agreement with a licensed restaurant or catering service to provide daily meals for guests
Additionally, properties must also have a pool and/or beach front access, guest activities and entertainment, plus the ability to offer guided tours. Travelers that choose Belize can look forward to touring the tropical, year-round weather and explore all the adventures Belize has to offer – safely. Besides not having to worry about crowds that could increase risks, you can discover the lush landscape with a Gold Standard Certified Tour Operator alongside some limitations to self-guided activities. In the weeks to come, learn more as Belize plans to reopen by checking www.travelbelize.org/health-safety.
Travel regulations and requirements are subject to change as new developments in COVID-19 arise. It is important to visit www.travelbelize.org/health-safety before booking travel or visiting Belize.
Feature photo: Glover's Reef Atoll, Our Travel Tip