Alert: Repatriation Flights Update, Port of Entry Quarantine Guidelines, and COVID-19 Relief Payments, Peru (May 10, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event:  Private tour operator AC Tours has notified the U.S. Embassy that it is organizing a possible repatriation flight from Lima to New York (JFK) on Saturday, May 16.  The flight is open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  Interested travelers should complete the following form: https://actours.typeform.com/to/Zh53sU.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight.  For more information, contact AC Tours directly by calling +51 (1) 415 2040, email reservas@actours.com.pe, or visit AC Tours website http://www.actoursperu.com.

Eastern Airlines:  A limited number of tickets are still available for the Eastern Airlines flight on Wednesday, May 13, from Lima to Miami (MIA).  Eastern flights are 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.

Port of Entry Country-Specific Quarantine Guidelines: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not have specific limitations or quarantine requirements for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents returning from Peru at this time. More information can be found on DHS’s factsheet (https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/03/17/fact-sheet-dhs-notice-arrival-restrictions-china-iran-and-certain-countries-europe) on COVID-19.

COVID-19 Relief Payments:  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is sending economic impact (stimulus) payments to taxpayers.  Click here to check the status of your payment.  For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, visit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments.

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