The Latest on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Peru
Peru Opens it’s Borders to International Flights
After nearly 7 months of closing borders due to Covid-19, with over a 1,000 foreigners still trapped inside the country and thousands of Peruvians waiting to repatriate back to their country of birth, Peru has officially opened its borders. today, the country has started running 70-75 international flights per week to 7 different countries within the region and 11 different cities.
The current routes are:
La Paz, Bolivia
Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Panama City, Panama
The following protocols must be followed by all passengers to board international flights:
Masks must be worn at all times inside the airport and aircraft.
During the flight, all passengers must wear a plastic facial shield.
Before boarding the aircraft all passengers must show proof of a negative molecular Covid-19 test. The test must be administered within 72 hours of boarding an international flight.
International travelers arriving in Peru, once landed, must sign a sworn affidavit swearing they are arriving in sound health and that they will quarantine upon arriving at their destination in Peru. Click Here to see the affidavit which can be done electronically.
Anyone traveler arriving into Peru with Covid-19 symptoms they are required to report the state, to be monitored, and quarantine for 14 days.
The airlines obliged to adhere to the following protocols:
All check-in should be done on-line and boarding passes should be digital.
To decrease boarding time, airlines are encouraged to offer incentives to passengers to check-in all carry-ons.
Airlines are required to complete all cleaning protocols within the cabin of the aircraft: all seats, seat belts, tables, all call buttons, and all bathrooms.
At the end of the trip, the entire aircraft needs to be disinfected inside and out.
Food & Beverage service should be reduced to a bare minimum to minimize contact between passengers and staff.
Magazines, blankets, and pillows typically provided by the airlines are prohibited, passengers are encouraged to bring their own if needed.
That’s it for now, we will continue to keep you updated as things unfold.