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Great Flight Deals For Getaways in Guatemala

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
IAH Guatemala City Aug 19 - Sep 4 $152
EWR Guatemala City Sep 2 - Sep 13 $197
EWR Guatemala City Sep 2 - Sep 13 $197
JFK Guatemala City Aug 28 - Sep 17 $215
BOS Guatemala City Sep 4 - Sep 12 $222
ATL Guatemala City Aug 18 - Aug 31 $226
LAX Guatemala City Sep 2 - Sep 6 $255
DFW Guatemala City Sep 25 - Sep 28 $272
SFO Guatemala City Aug 15 - Aug 28 $353
*Prices include taxes and fees

Cheapest Flights to Guatemala

The cheapest flights to Guatemala were $152 for round trip flights and $64 for one-way flights in the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheapest Flights from Guatemala

Prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Great Deals On Cheap Hotels in Guatemala

Palomino Ranch Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Maya Biosphere Reserve and Lake Petén Itzá. Biotopo Cerro Cahui is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) away.

Eco Suites Uxlabil Guatemala City
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Zona 10, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Embassy of Israel in Guatemala, Oakland Mall, and Embassy of Canada.

Barceló Guatemala City
4.5 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Zona 9, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Oakland Mall and Natural History Museum. Children's Museum and Teatro Nacional are also within ...

getting out required much investigation. Otherwise, comparable to hotels here in the states.

International flights to Guatemala, from North or Central America, are usually routed through La Aurora International Airport, located about four miles south of downtown Guatemala City, and 16 miles from Antigua. The airport is one of the busiest in Central America, and is being modernized and expanded so that it can now handle more flights and larger planes. Arrivals from North America are processed through the Northern Concourse, while Iberia carrier flights, arriving from Madrid or San Salvador, come through the Central Concourse. The smaller Mundo Maya International Airport, outside the island city of Flores, also services Guatemala flights from Belize. This airport is also being expanded and modernized to handle more passengers and airplane traffic.

Guatemala Weather

December to March is Guatemala’s driest season. This is a very popular time for tourists to plan their Guatemala vacations, so book your accommodations and flights to Guatemala well in advance. The best weather is in December and January, when the surrounding greenery is still lush from the rainy season. The months of May through October bring heavy rainfall to Guatemala. Consider also that the country is wedged between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, so the Caribbean hurricane season hits at around that time, making it inadvisable for tourists to plan Guatemala flights during May - October.

Getting Around Guatemala

The most popular method of getting around Guatemala is the camioneta, known as the chicken bus. Camionetas can get you around most of the country, and form an essential part of any tourist’s experience of Guatemala. Fares are paid to the conductor once you have boarded. Smaller towns are easy to navigate on foot. Guatemala City is serviced by buses and taxis. To access many of the ruins and remote attractions in Guatemala, you will have to hike. Professional tour guides will lead treks that may last several days through well-maintained jungle paths. In addition to hiking, horse-back riding and biking tours can be organized to get to various regional destinations or to get around parks. This is a very scenic and highly recommended way of getting around Guatemala.

Guatemala Attractions

Guatemala is an adventurer’s paradise. Nestled between the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west, Guatemala is carved into a mountainous and tropical landscape and is rich in culture and attractions:

  • El Mirador, a Mayan city dating back to the 6th century BC that may be the cradle of Mayan civilization.
  • Lago de Atitlán, the deepest lake in Central America, is framed by a ring of volcanoes and often claimed to be the most beautiful lake in the world.
  • Aguateca, the archaeological site in the town of Sayaxche, to which a tourist can take a dugout canoe to see the home to some of the best preserved Mayan ruins in Guatemala.
  • Western Highlands (Los Altos) and the Cuchumatanes Mountains, surrounding the city of Quetzaltenengo, where visitors can explore the breathtaking scenery.
  • Quetzeltenango, with its neoclassical architecture on the Municipal Theater and the Espirito Santo Cathedral and the city’s historical center.

Find a Cheap Ticket to a Great Guatemala city

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January through December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.