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Alert: U.S. Primary Elections Voting and Upcoming Repatriation Flights, Peru (July 3, 2020)
July 3, 2020

Location: Peru (countrywide)
Event:  Peru’s State of Emergency Extension

U.S. Primary Elections Voting: Routine consular operations at the U.S. Embassy remain suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  At this time, we are not able to accept ballots for U.S. primary elections on behalf of U.S. citizens.  We will notify U.S. citizens via our e-mail alerts when we are able to accept ballots.  You may want to consider returning your ballot via an international mail service if the deadline for return of your ballot is near.  International mail services are currently operating in Peru.  Many states accept ballots via e-mail.  For comprehensive information on voting overseas, please visit fvap.gov.

Upcoming Repatriation Flights:  The U.S. Embassy urges all U.S. citizens who wish to depart Peru to contact one of our travel partners directly to purchase a ticket on a repatriation flight.  We continue to announce viable scheduled flights through travel partners in email alerts.  DO NOT WAIT TO BE CONTACTED BY THE U.S. EMBASSY TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET.  The Jorge Chávez International Airport and international borders remain closed for the near future.  If you remain in Peru, please continue to follow the Peruvian government’s public health and safety measures.

The following repatriation flights are scheduled at this time:

Eastern Airlines:  Tickets are on sale for an Eastern Airlines flight from Lima to Miami (MIA) on Wednesday, July 8.  This 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 send a WhatsApp message to +52-1-800-953-1800.

Solange Reps Travel Agency: Private tour operator Solange Reps is planning a flight from Lima to Los Angeles (LAX) on Friday, July 10. The flight is open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  Interested travelers should complete this form: https://solangereps.typeform.com/to/ZezwwaLN.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight. For additional information, contact Solange Reps directly by calling or sending a WhatsApp message to +1 (786) 387-0000 or +51-952-396-417 or visiting their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Solangereps.Mayoristapreferida.

U.S. Embassy Closed for Independence Day: The U.S. Embassy is closed to non-emergency services today, July 3, in honor of the July Fourth Independence Day holiday.  We wish the U.S. citizen community in Peru a happy and healthy Independence Day!

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