CA-4 Allows Free Transit to Travelers

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua agreed to the free transit of travelers from the US or Canadian or from the Schengen area.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, the countries that integrate the CA-4 authorized the entry of travelers who have a US or Canadian visa or who are from one of the European countries that make up the Schengen area.

This area, according to a report in, is made up of Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain, as well as Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland , Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland."

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Honduras and Russia Eliminate Travel Visas

September 2014

The two Governments have signed an agreement abolishing visas in order to expedite the necessary formalities for travel between the countries.

With Russia, the total number of countries that have abolished visas for citizens of Honduras amounts to more than 70. Among them are: Turkey, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Poland, Malta, Malaysia, Japan, Israel, Greece, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

CA-4 Countries will Issue Single Visa

September 2010

The CA-4 countries (Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua) would be issuing a unified visa before the end of the year.

In order to regulate passage through several Central American countries a single visa for tourists will be created. writes, "Today nationals of member countries of CA-4 can move with their identity card, while foreigners do by getting a permit in any of the four countries."

Panama Eases Tourist Entry

September 2009

It won't request visas for travelers with U.S., Australian, Canadian, U.K. or E.U. visas.

Ernesto Orillac, from the Tourism Authority (ATP), reported that said citizens must purchase a $30 tourism card before entering the country.

Newspaper published extracts from ATP's communique: "...these countries comply with rigorous migration controls, with high levels of security and reliability...".

Mexico tightens rules for travelers on connecting flights

May 2008

TACA airlines reports that, as of May 30, travelers making connections in Mexico will need to show a visa at the airport.

Under new Customs rules that came into force on the same day, luggage has to be picked up from carrousels and checked through Mexican Customs before being loaded on a connecting flight.

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