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Leaving for Guatemala

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Useful addresses

United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland

Embassy of Guatemala – 3A Fawcett Street - London SW10 9HN - t 0207 351 3042

Time difference

There is a 7-hour time difference between Guatemala and the UK and Ireland in summer and a 6-hour time difference in winter. When it is 12 noon in Guatemala City, it is 7pm in London and Dublin in summer and 6pm in winter.


A passport valid for at least six months after your return is required for stays of up to 3 months. A visa is required for longer stays.


Recommended vaccinations : DT Polio, typhoid and hepatitis A and B.

Anti-malaria medication is recommended .

Insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).


Travel in certain regions of Guatemala may present a risk for visitors. We strongly recommend that you consult the Foreign Office website for information on safety and security before travelling to the country: www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ie

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