Trip Planning FAQs
Do I need a visa when travelling to Honduras?
Travelers from 84 jurisdictions could visit Honduras without a visa for up to 90 days. The major jurisdictions contain the countries like Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Schengen countries.
Travelers who hold a valid visa issued by Canada, the United States or a Schengen member country do not need to apply for a Honduras visa, either.
Based on the Central America - 4 Free Mobility Agreement established by El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, foreign travelers who hold a visa to any of the four countries, can enter the other three by land without any other visas or permits.
What is the main language in Honduras?
Spanish is the official language in Honduras. Local people can only speak Spanish in most inland cities. However, the Creole English is spoken
universally in Roatan.
When is the best time to travel?
As a tropical country, the temperatures vary little all year round. Honduras is enjoyable to travel at any time for the inland cities. However, if you plan to visit the costal islands on the north part like Roatan or Trujillo, the best time is during the dry season from November to next April.
Do I need any vaccinations when traveling into the national park?
Most travelers do not need any vaccinations when coming to Honduras. However, if travelers enter from Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela, Paraguay and the African continent, the Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate is required.
How is the internet access in Honduras?
Most cities have easy access to high-speed internet in Honduras, and most hotels, cafes, restaurants and shops offer free WIFI. While, in some small islands or indigenous villages of Roatan, you could not use WIFI.
Can I drink tap water in Honduras?
No, the tap water is not qualified to drink in Honduras. You are advised to drink the bottled water from the hotel or shop. As for the fruits washed with tap water, please remember to dry them up before eating.
Should I tip in Honduras?
Tipping is not mandatory in Honduras. However, as one of the poorest countries in Central America, tip is the main income for the waiters, hotel staff and travel guides. Therefore, for experienced travelers, leaving a tip to the person who provides good services is a good way to express your gratitude. You are recommended to tip by Lempiras.