Alert: Children Under 14 Permitted Outside Beginning Monday, May 18, and Flight Updates, Peru (May 17, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event: Beginning tomorrow, Monday, May 18, children under 14 are allowed to take a short 30-minute walk outside with an adult each day.  Remember to stay within 500 meters of your residence, wear a facemask, and maintain social distancing (at least two meters or six feet) between you and others.  This special exception is allowed only once per day and only during non-curfew hours.  For more information, please visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 webpage at https://pe.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information.

Eastern Airlines:  Seats are still available for the Eastern Airlines flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) scheduled for Wednesday, May 20.  The flight is open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  To purchase tickets, visit https://goeasternair.com, call +1 (855) 216-7601, or WhatsApp +52-1-800-953-1800.

Solange Reps:  Solange Reps Travel Agency is scheduling another charter flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) for Friday, May 22.  To express interest, please click on this link: https://solangereps.typeform.com/to/NSGNAz.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight nor payable through a U.S. government repatriation loan.  For additional information, contact Solange Reps directly by calling +1 (786) 387-0000 or +51-952-396-417.
At this time, commercial international travel is not permitted in Peru.  The Peruvian government is reviewing and authorizing emergency repatriation flights on a case-by-case basis.  The U.S. Embassy is proactively coordinating with the Peruvian government and multiple airlines to identify all viable options for U.S. citizens wishing to return to the United States while the main commercial airport remains closed.  We will continue to send regular updates and share pertinent information as it becomes available.  If you cannot board an upcoming flight, be prepared to remain in-country until the Government of Peru ends its nationwide restrictions to prevent the spread and mitigate the effects of COVID-19.

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