Peru Travel Restrictions Covid-19: Updates 2021 to Government of Peru

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Peru Travel Restrictions 2021 – Covid 19

Peru Travel restrictions 2021: Up date Information August 25th 2021.

Update August 25th 2021

The Peruvian Government has taken the following measures to fight COVID-19:

  • Travelers entering the country must fill and sing an affidavit statement (link) and also provide the following before boarding the plane: a negative molecular test (PCR), a negative antigen test or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge. PCR or antigen test results must be obtained no later than 72 hours prior to check-in. In the case of children (under 12 years old), they only need to have a medical certificate of good health.  However, travelers are no longer required to complete a two-week quarantine or an antigen test once they arrive.
  • The entry of non-resident passengers from South Africa, Brazil and / or India or anyone who have made a stopover in these countries in the last 14 days is suspended until September 5th.
  • Quarantine is canceled for travelers entering the country with the exception of Peruvians and foreigners residing from South Africa, Brazil and / or India or anyone who have made a stopover in those countries, who must carry out a mandatory quarantine at their home, accommodation or other temporary isolation center for 14 days from arrival in Peru.
  • The use of a face shield is no longer required to board national or international flights.
  • Moderate alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 00:00 hours.
  • High alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 00:00 hours.
  • Very High alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 22:00 hours with vehicle restriction on Sundays.

MODERATE ALERT LEVEL

Callao/ Ica/ Junín / La Libertad/ Lambayeque / Lima / Loreto / madre de Dios / Moquegua / Pasco / Piura / Ancash (Huaraz, Santa y Huari) Arequipa (Arequipa, Camaná, Caravelí, Castilla e Islay)  Cajamarca /  Cusco / Huancavelica / Huanuco  / Chachapoyas

HIGH ALERT LEVEL

Amazonas / Ancash / Apurimac / Ayacucho/ Arequipa (Caylloma, Condesuyos & La union region) Cajamarca / Huancavelica / Puno (carabaya, Sandia, San Román) / San Martín / Tacna.

VERY HIGH ALERT LEVEL

Huanuco / San Martín (Moyobamba)

  • The use of a mask is mandatory throughout the country, as well as the use of double masks in closed places, such as airports, shopping centers, banks, supermarkets, among others.
  • The population is reminded of constant hand washing, avoiding crowds and maintaining social distance.

When you arrive to Peru – International flights

Land borders are temporarily closed, therefore international passenger transportation by land is suspended.

  1. Travelers entering the country must fill and sing an affidavit statement (link) and also provide the following before boarding the plane: a negative molecular test (PCR), a negative antigen test or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge. PCR or antigen test results must be obtained no later than 72 hours prior to check-in. In the case of children (under 12 years old), they only need to have a medical certificate of good health.  However, travelers are no longer required to complete a two-week quarantine or an antigen test once they arrive.
  2. Travelers from South Africa, Brazil, and India are not permitted entry to Peru. Nationals who return through these countries or travelers with layovers in any of the above must quarantine for two weeks once they arrive in the country.
  3. Nightly curfews are still enforced across the country, with places like Lima, Cusco, and Arequipa having nightly restrictions from 9 pm until 4 am from Monday – Sunday, with restricted car movements and business openings on Sundays. Check with your hotel or travel provider before you travel if you’re not sure about a particular area.
  4. From May 31st, commercial establishments will be open in Cusco until 8:00pm. The permitted capacity varies, but galleries, archeological monuments, museums, and cultural centers will all operate at a 40% capacity.
  5. Passengers on international flights must notify the health authorities of their jurisdiction if they present symptoms, within 14 days of their arrival in the country.
  6. The failure to comply with the use of a face mask or the instructions given by the airlines, the airport or others, may lead to the cancellation of the boarding or cause to reject the passenger’s boarding the plane to Peru.

Domestic flights Boarding protocol

  • All passengers must wear a disposable surgical mask (2 masks).
  • Body temperature will be measured at the entrance of the terminal. Passengers with a temperature higher than 38°C  will not enter.
  • At the time of boarding, the passangers must respect the social distance marked on the floor signs.
  • Boarding a domestic flight, the passenger must follow all security protocols. On international flights, in addition, the airline will request more and important documents for your flight.
  • Each passenger is responsible for reviewing and updates of the destination city or  country.
  • After each flight, the departure lounges are disinfected.
  • The only requirement for Domestic Flights in the country (local flights) is the signature of the affidavit statement (Link) indicating that the traveler does not have symptoms of COVID-19.

Peruvian government has also provided an informative guide for travelers that can be found on the official website of MINCETUR and have each of the requirements and steps to follow. (Link here only in Spanish)

Giardino Tours has as its priority the safety and health of our clients, our staff and suppliers in all our activities. Our return to operations will be carried out in a safe and responsible manner. Please Check our Biosecurity protocol (Link)

 

Giardino Tours knows that right now is an uncertain time for traveling and for planning trips in general. That’s why we have carefully negotiated with our partners to offer the most flexible postponement terms in the market with zero cancelation fees till 12-10 days before your trip. This allows you to plan your dream trip to Peru without worrying about losing money if an unexpected situation happens.

 

Are you ready to plan a trip to Peru?

It will be a pleasure welcome you!

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Sources:  Mincetur: Gobierno del Peru. / Lima Airport: Protocolo Desembarque y Embarque / Peru Travel restrictions

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