Wednesday, December 8

Argentina reopens land borders and will allow cruise stops after the decline in infections

The Argentine government has announced the reopening of international borders, closed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with the intention of promoting tourism.

The reopening includes the docking of Antarctic and bi-oceanic cruise ships.

The measure was published this Saturday in the Official bulletin It also establishes the conditions for entry into the country by land passenger transport.

The entry into the country of international land passenger transport services must be carried out exclusively through the authorized safe corridors or that in the future will be authorized by the competent authority, with the agreement of the national health authority ”, he points out.

Likewise, “prior to the start of the trip to Argentina, the operators of means of international land transport of passengers must -without exception- verify that the passenger has declared compliance with the extremes defined as health requirements.”

Once in Argentine territory, “the people who enter the country must carry, during the 14 days after their arrival, the documentation that accounts for compliance with the aforementioned and required health requirements.”

Likewise, companies “must determine the precautions so that passenger location information is kept during the trip, to facilitate traceability and contact tracing to the competent health authority, if there is a positive case.”