Belize as well as Costa Rica respond to brand-new CDC need for United States travel

As the instances of COVID-19 remain to speed up in the America, the United States CDC has instituted a new protocol for everybody enterting the nation. All travelers will certainly now be required to reveal proof of an unfavorable COVID-19 examination prior to travel commences. Countries all over the world are starting to react.

The Centers for Illness Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the other day that it will certainly require an unfavorable COVID-19 examination from all guests arriving in the United States beginning January 26, 2021. Today, Belize and also Costa Rica revealed their plans in feedback to this brand-new CDC requirement for United States travel.


In action to this brand-new CDC requirement, the Belize Tourist Board (BTB), after appointment with the Belize Ministry of Health And Wellness and also Health, verified that screening will be increased and provided to all travelers departing Belize for the United States.

More details including expense and screening places across the nation are being determined. All people that intend to check out Belize can, for that reason, proceed with their itinerary.

The Belize Tourism Board identifies that United States travelers account for around 70% of visitors to the nation. The Tourist Board claimed it will continue to be assisted by health procedures to welcome all visitors and make certain a secure experience from arrival to separation.

Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Tourism Institute shared: “Anticipating that the government of the USA of America can take a step such as this, we have actually developed a working team that is collaborating with private research laboratories certified by the Ministry of Wellness to administer the RT-PCR examinations in Costa Rica. The plan is to have these examinations available to US vacationers and also tourists of various other nationalities throughout the country, for less than $100 each.

” The globe is experiencing a pandemic whose trend is to act and adapt to modifications on the fly. Costa Rica is a destination dedicated to abiding by health and wellness protocols, as well as we thank tourists for their trust fund.”

This news shows up as Costa Rica’s global arrivals numbers nearly doubled from November to December. December 2020 registered the entrance of 71,000 visitors by air, nearly doubling the visitation registered in November 2020, during which 36,044 were reported. The boost schedules in part to the return of 20 airline companies from Costa Rica’s major tourist markets as well as the statement of new paths at the end of the year.