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Peru Removes 14 Day Quarantine For International Arrivals

Peru has announced they will drop the 14-day mandatory quarantine requirement that was implemented in January for travelers entering the country. The news comes in response to a slight decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Peru has also suspended the PCR test requirement for traveling to national destinations, but it remains in …

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Peru Effectively Shuts Down Tourism With New 14-Day Quarantine Rule

Starting on January 4, 2021, the government of Peru will be reinstating the blanket 14-day quarantine for all passengers entering the country. The implementation of the 14-day quarantine for all arrivals comes from fear of new strains of the virus that originated from the UK and South Africa, that have now found their way into …

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Ecuador: Covid-19 Entry Requirements For Travelers

Ecuador is a destination that has it all – mountains, jungles, beaches, busy cities, untouched nature, and everything in between.  Ecuador’s low cost of visiting and hugely diverse tourism industry has seen the nation growing in popularity over the last few years. During the pandemic, those wishing to escape south have been looking towards Ecuador …

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Paraguay Reopening For Tourism: All Entry Requirements

Paraguay, being one of the last nations in South America to reopen for tourism, is once again allowing foreigners to enter.  Granted, it’s one of the least visited nations on the continent, but it’s growing in popularity for those that want to get off the beaten path.  Here is everything you need to know, including …

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Brazil Adds PCR Testing Requirement For All Travelers

Brazil, a country that has been open with virtually no restrictions since July 29th, will now demand a negative PCR test from all arrivals starting on December 30, 2020. The PCR test isn’t just for tourists either. All arrivals, both foreigners and citizens, will be obliged to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken …

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Colombia Clarifies PCR Testing Requirement For Travelers

News reports and rumors of the PCR test requirement coming back, just one month after Colombia removed the entry rule, have now been officially refuted by the Ministry of Health. Fernando Ruiz Gómez, Colombia’s Minister of Health, has confirmed that travelers can still enter Colombia without bringing a negative PCR test with them, despite the …

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Uruguay Keeps Borders Closed For Tourism Until at Least 2021

Uruguay, a nation who’s been held in high regard by many nations for their extremely successful handling of the virus, has made the tough decision to keep borders shut, due to increased risk worldwide. Uruguay’s borders will remain closed for international tourism, until at least 2021. The summer season in Uruguay kicks off in December …

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Argentina Reopening Borders – But Only To Five Countries

Argentina – one of the most locked down countries on the planet is finally starting to show signs of reopening as it makes October 30 the day it will reopen borders for tourism to five of it South American neighbors. Starting on October 30th, residents of Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Boliva and Uruguay can enter Argentina …

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Peru Reopening for International Flights on October 5

Peru officially reopened borders for international flights on October 5, 2020, following the formal announcement made by President Martín Vizcarra on Friday, September 25, 2020. “International flights will be authorized, as of October 5, between countries in the region and little by little to other latitudes,”  – President Vizcarra The Incan ruins of Machu Picchu …

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Ecuador Reopens For Tourism – Everything You Need To Know

Ecuador has now reopened airports and is one again allowing tourists to enter, but with a few restrictions and rules. Technically, Ecuador has been open for a little while, but was requiring BOTH a 14-day quarantine, as well as a PCR test, upon arrival. That paired with very limited air traffic and strict curfews, we …

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Top 5 Cultural Things To Do in Buenos Aires

People have called Buenos Aires the “Paris of South America,”.  The magical city has winding streets, delectable pastries, beautiful parks and stunning architecture. Buenos Aires is its own unique place. Over the centuries, the port city (which provides the name for its residents: porteños) has been filled with immigrants from all over the world, each …

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