Guatemala / Essentials
A quick checklist for your Guatemala holiday
Guatemala is 6 hours behind GMT and does not change its clocks during the year.
The Guatemala unit of currency is known as the Quetzal which is further divided into 100 centavos. It's best to withdraw currency locally using ATMs.
Spanish is the official language of Guatemala although many tourist hotels will have some English-speaking employees.
There are currently no direct flights from the UK to Guatemala. Indirect flights typically take around 15 hours.
It is a condition of booking that clients have travel insurance. Beyond The Ordinary do not arrange travel insurance, nor are we able to offer advice.
Up to date guidance on travel to Guatemala is provided by the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
The British government website aimed at preparing travellers for safe and healthy travel abroad.
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There are no compulsory vaccinations for travel to Guatemala. Clients should consult their surgery or https://www.masta-travel-health.com/ for up to date information.
Clients who book with Beyond The Ordinary will receive further, more detailed information before they travel.
UK citizens do not require a visa to visit Guatemala for up to 90 days. Please note that passports must be valid for 6 months after the date of return to the UK. Non-UK citizens should check entry requirements with their nearest Guatemalan consulate. UK citizens flying to Guatemala via the USA will, as a minimum, require an ESTA.
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