Health Alert U.S. Embassy Belmopan, Belize

All travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize City is currently open however US airlines that provide service are curtailing or cancelling flights in and out of Belize. Below are the customer service numbers and websites to contact major airlines with flights from Belize to the United States.

American Airlines: AA has announced they will cancel all flights in/out of Belize as of March 26, 2020
o 1 800-433-7300 or 1 800-633-3711

Delta Airlines: Delta has announced they will only provide one flight per day in/out of Belize as of April 1, 2020
o 1 800-221-1212

Southwest Airlines:
o 1 800-435-9792

United Airlines: UA has announced they will only provide one flight per day in/out of Belize as of April 1, 2020
o 1 800-864-8331

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Ports of entry:
The Philip Goldson International Airport and the Santa Elena Border (Northern Border with Mexico) remain open. Belize's Western Border with Guatemala will be closed for 15 days effective immediately, as are all other small ports of entry. The border closure does not apply to our sea ports; these remain open for cargo traffic.

Flight Update

United Airlines - Effective April 1st, 2020, United has announced that there will only be one daily afternoon flight from Houston.

Avianca - Effective immediately, Avianca has suspended its operations to Belize at the direction of the Salvadoran government for fifteen (15) days in the first instance.

WestJet - Effective, Sunday March 22nd, 2020 at 11:59pm, WestJet will be suspending flights to the US, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean, and Central America including Belize, for a period of 30 days in the first instance.

Air Canada - Air Canada will be temporarily suspending service from Toronto to Belize City from March 31st - April 30th, 2020.


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Cruise Operations

All cruise lines have paused operations for 30 days with immediate effect.