Covid-19 Update

The SAT teams all over South America and our Sales team in Germany are working hard to prepare the re-start of the season. We are in contact with the local authorities for the latest updates and will be ready to hit the ground running when the moment comes, probably later this year!

The safety, wellbeing and comfort of our guests as well as a highest standard of service and care will be our top priority, as usual. A detailed documentation on the implemented safety measures is available to our customers from the travel industry.

We also offer special cancellation fees on all postponed or new bookings in order to help promote our tours and minimize risk, details will be agreed on a case by case basis.

For any specific queries please feel free to contact us at sales@southamericantours.com.

The SAT team remains at your full disposal and we are very much looking forward to welcome back guests from around the world to our beautiful South America.

Stay healthy!
Your SAT Team

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SAT offices - currently reduced office hours (Monday to Friday):

SAT Argentina 09:00-14:30h
SAT Brazil 09:00-13:30h
SAT Chile 09:00-15:30h
SAT Colombia 09:30-17:30h
SAT Ecuador 09:30-17:30h
SAT Peru 08:00-14:00h
SAT Uruguay 09:30-13:30h

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Current situation and updates on governmental decisions and binding regulations across South America:
(June 2020)


ARGENTINA
International travelers arriving in Argentina from any country will be denied entry, effective March 16.
International and domestic flights have been suspended until 1st of September. This deadline may be adapted depending on the further developments.
The country has declared a mandatory quarantine until June 07.
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BRAZIL
International travelers arriving in Brazil from the following countries will be denied entry, effective March 22:
All countries of the European Union, Island, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, China, Japan, Australia, Malaysia and South Korea.
Flights from these areas are limited but not cancelled.
American citizens are not affected.
The ports of Brazil are mainly closed.
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CHILE
International travelers arriving in Chile from any country must stay in quarantine.
All ports of Chile are closed for any cruise ships, effective March 15.
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COLOMBIA
International Travellers arriving in Colombia from any country will be denied entry, effective March 16.
The Port of Cartagena closed the entry of any cruise ships until further notice.
Flights to Colombia are suspended.
The country has declared a mandatory quarantine until further notice.

June 02 update:
International flights will start to operate September 1st, national flights will start earlier, so far no exact date has been announced. International and National air tickets are being sold now.

+++With the support of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Colombia is officially the first country in Latin America to launch a Tourism Biosecurity Stamp.+++
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ECUADOR
International travelers arriving in Ecuador from any country by air, land or sea will be denied entry, effective March 15, until further notice. Also for Galapagos, the entry of any travelers will be denied, effective March 15.

June 02 update:
Airports in Ecuador are re-starting operations in June, mainly for domestic flights, under strict security protocols.
First international airlines are flying into Quito such as American Airlines with MIA - UIO flights available from June 04.

Galapagos will be re opened for tourism from July 01 on.
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PERU
International travelers arriving in Peru from any country by air, land or sea will be denied entry until further notice.
On May 04 the government announced a 4 stage plan to re-start the economy and with the aim to have back international flights coming in by end of August, depending on the international air traffic situation.
This plan will be revised until August at the end of each month and continued depending on current developments.
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BOLIVIA
International travelers arriving in Bolivia from any country will be denied entry, effective March 16.
All international flights are suspended.
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URUGUAY
International flights from Europe are suspended, effective March 20.
The entry from Argentina by land, air and sea will be denied, effective  March 17.
From March 18th on American Airlines flights to the United States will be suspended. Apart from a few charter flights, there are no more flights departing or arriving to the country.
The descent of cruise ship passengers and crew members is prohibited.

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Even though we put together all information with utmost care, please understand that we cannot accept any liability for the given information.