El Salvador: Exemptions for Transit Passengers

From the February 27 the tourism promotion program Stop Over, which allows passengers with connections of between 5 and 48 hours to leave the airport will operates without charging additional fees.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

From a statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism of El Salvador (MITUR):

The Minister of Tourism, Lic. Jose Napoleon Duarte Duran officially launched the Stop Over project exempting transit passengers traveling in the Oscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport and Galdámez, in order to promote tourism in the country for up to 48 hours.

"Passengers in transit through the International Airport Oscar Arnulfo Romero and Galdámez may remain in the country for up to 48 hours, being exempt from additional fees (taxes). Currently the time span is limited to eight hours," said Minister of Tourism, Lic. Jose Napoleon Duarte Duran.



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