The U.S. Embassy in Honduras has lifted its order for personnel in the Department of Cortes to shelter in place. The December 3 Travel Alert, which advises U.S. citizens to postpone or cancel unnecessary travel to mainland Honduras, remains in effect through December 31, 2017.
U.S. citizen visitors or residents already in Honduras are encouraged to remain cautious and check with their airline to confirm the operating status of airports before attempting to travel.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Honduras.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Honduras, located at Avenida La Paz, Tegucigalpa, at +504-2238-5114, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is + 504 2238-5114 ext. 4100.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).