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Airports in Guatemala

  Recommendations for travelers to Guatemala

Information about Guatemala
Population: 15,700,000 (est.) (2011)
Capital: Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción 1.149.107 (2012) inhab. - metro area 4.103.865 (est. 2012) inhab.
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (also known as Guatemala City),


According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Guatemala in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Guatemala, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Guatemala - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices


Currency: Quetzal (GTQ)

Time Zone: (GMT-6)


Vaccination needed for traveling to Guatemala

Vaccination data up to july 2012:


- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, MMR vaccine, Hepatitis A