It’s Getting Easier to Get to Belize
At a virtual press conference on Oct. 16, the government of Belize announced that it will be lifting the mandatory 10-day quarantine for incoming residents/citizens and announced that tourists planning on visiting Belize will no longer be required to remain within the Gold Standard Safe Corridor.
The updated entry requirements for Belize are as follows:
- An application to enter Belize is no longer necessary. Therefore, all Residents and Tourists are free to travel to Belize at any time.
- Residents and Tourists that arrive with their negative PCR test or test negative at the airport, no longer need to quarantine for 10 days.
- The requirement to download the Belize Health App and complete the information within 72 hours of arrival in Belize remains mandatory for all incoming passengers – Residents and Tourists.
This is welcome news for those looking to buy real estate in Belize. It means that you can now visit and move around freely to look at property and explore the country to find the one that’s right for you. Visitors are still highly encourage to remain within the Safe Corridors for tourism as much as possible but you’ll no longer be confined to those areas. Vista’s Responsible Real Estate Guidelines have been put in place to ensure your safety during your property search.
More Daily Flights coming to Belize
Both United and American Airlines recently announced new daily flights to Belize starting in December. United Airlines will begin direct flights from Denver (DEN) to Belize (BZE) with ticket sales already available as of October 17th. These are in addition to United’s Daily flights from Houston, New York, Newark and Chicago.
American Airlines is set to introduce new daily flights from Los Angeles (LAX) and Charlotte (CLT) on December 5 on top of the current Daily Flights coming in from Dallas (DWF) and Miami (MIA).
Delta Airlines is also planning to introduce daily flights from Atlanta (ATL) starting December 19.
For Canadian travelers Air Canada will be offering regular flights from Toronto starting Nov 11 followed by Westjet adding weekly flights from Calgary as of Nov 13.
Belize is Open and now is a good time to start planning your trip here to Belize.