Honduras has officially reopened airports and is now allowing international tourism to resume in the country.
Honduras, a nation in Central America known for its Mayan ruins, jungle-covered mountains, barrier reefs and being a budget friendly destination, relies heavily on the 2 million tourists it gets yearly. Since the borders closed on March 15 due to the pandemic, the nation has been restless to once again welcome back tourism after being shut down for over 5 months.
Even though Honduras is now open once again for tourism, there are a few things you need to know before you go. Below we have outlined the entry requirements, which nations can visit, and all other key information about traveling to Honduras.
Countries That Are Allowed to Travel to Honduras
Visitors from all countries can once again travel into Honduras. .
Testing Requirements for Honduras
All travelers entering Honduras must present a Covid test that was performed with negative results no older than 72 hours prior to arrival.
PCR, Antigen, and ELISA Tests are permitted.
Quarantine Requirements for Honduras
If a traveler brings a negative PCR or rapid test with them, then there is no quarantine requirement.
Entry Requirements for Honduras
Before you travel to Honduras, you will need to complete the following items:
- A negative PCR or rapid test, no older than 72 prior to arrival
- Fill out the Pre-Arrival Immigration Form within 48 hours before arrival
- Check to see if your country normally requires a Visa to enter (84 countries like Canada, USA, UK, etc do not require a visa)
Tip: While not technically required for entry, all travelers should still obtain travel health insurance that covers covid
Tips/Rules for Tourists in Honduras
Yes, Honduras is accepting tourists, and many hotels, tour operators and restaurants have already reopened. But there are some rules the government of Honduras wants all visitors to abide by during their trip:
- Wear a mask in all public spaces
- Report any symptoms immediately to authorities
- Have your vaccination card if you’re out beyond 10 pm
- Bars, nightclubs, concerts, and community fairs are prohibited
Disclaimer: Honduras’ reopening news is ever-changing and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling.
Originally posted August 20, 2020 with updates