TRANSPORTATION

Mérida (MRD) can be reached by plane from Caracas (CCS) or Maracaibo (MAR). Many major airlines have convenient flights to Caracas: American, Delta, Continental, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, Alitalia, among others. American Airlines has a daily flight from Miami to Maracaibo.

The local airport of Mérida “Alberto Carnevalli” is open from 6 am to 6 pm. The airlines available from Caracas or Maracaibo are:

  •   Santa Barbara Airlines (www.santabarbaraairlines.com)
  •   Avior Arlines (www.aviorairlines.com) 

Since their websites are only in spanish, we will be glad to assist you with reservations and/or purchases for your local flights. Please let us know your flight schedule and if you need help with local reservations.

Please note that there are no night flights to or out of Mérida. Depending on your flight schedule, you may want to consider spending a night in Miami and take an early flight to Caracas. If you have to spend a night in Caracas or Maracaibo, we will gladly help you with your hotel reservations.


VISA AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Your passport must be valid for at least six months after your arrival in Venezuela. If you require a Visa, please contact the nearest Venezuelan Embassy or Consulate

 http://www.mre.gob.ve/metadot/index.pl?id=2895;isa=Category;op=show

and inform us in case you need help with your request.


Visas are granted for one year and allow for multiple entries of up to 90 days  each. Additionally the DEX-2 card, available at Consular offices, Embassies, and airlines, allows for a single entry for no more than 90 days.

Citizens from the following countries do not require a visa to enter Venezuela:

ANDORRA
ANTIGUA and BARBUDA
ARGENTINA
AUSTRALIA
AUSTRIA
BARBADOS
BELGIUM
BELIZE
BRAZIL
BULGARIA
CANADA
SOUTH COREA
COSTA RICA
CHILE
CYPRUS
CROATIA
DENMARK
DOMINICA
SLOVENIA
SPAIN
UNITED STATES
ESTONIA
FINLAND
FRANCE
UK

GERMANY
GREECE

GRENADA
GUATEMALA
TAIWAN
HUNGARY
IRELAND
ICELAND         

ITALY
JAMAICA
JAPAN

LETONIA
LIECHTENSTEIN
LITHUANIA
LUXEMBOURG
MALAYSIA
MALTA
MEXICO
MONACO
NORWAY
NEW ZEALAND
NETHERLANDS
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
PANAMA
PARAGUAY
POLAND
PORTUGAL
CZECH REPUBLIC
SLOVAKIA
RUMANIA
SAINT LUCIA
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
SAN MARINO
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
SOUTH AFRICA
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
HONG KONG - RAE
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

TURKEY
URUGUAY

We suggest that you check with the airline if you need a visa to enter Venezuela.
 
Information on: www.mre.gob.ve  (In Spanish). In this page you can find the addresses of Venezuelan Consulates and Diplomatic Missions around the world.

 



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