-The Government of Lithuania (GOL) has extended the nation-wide quarantine to April 13, 2020. The transit period for citizens of other countries to return home has been extended. Visit the GOL COVID-19 website (Ministry of Foreign Affairs webpage) for updated information.
-We ask that all Americans please sign up for our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/. This allows you to receive updates from us via email.
-American travelers in Lithuania, who may be coming up on 90 days in the Schengen area, will have relief from return decisions or administrative liability for illegal overstay. The Government of Lithuania Migration Department has issued permission to remain without fines up to the end of the quarantine period. The Migration Department request that all foreign nationals that will have this issue to inform them by email to email@example.com. The email should include information in excel format (table). Please select the link named “table”, fill out the information, save it in a file and attach to the email. In the comment section of the table, please indicate what actions you have taken to depart the Schengen zone.
-U.S. Embassy Vilnius has suspended routine consular services. Scheduled appointments will be honored. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please write or call (firstname.lastname@example.org ; +370-5-266-5600 during working hours 10-12, 14-16 Monday through Friday).
-There have been inquiries about a charter flight to the United States. Charter flight are not free, if the United States Government arranges the flight, you will charge up to the cost of an economy fare for the flight plan used. Please send us an email at email@example.com if you are interested to take a charter flight. If there are other charter flights being arranged, we will pass the information by email to those who sign up and through our website. There is one charter flight for tomorrow.
-For commercial travel, there is one flight still operating out of Vilnius to Minsk. There are flights from Minsk to Western European cities. Also, there are ferries operating out of Klaipeda to Sweden and Germany. There are still flights from limited major European cities to the United States. Below is a schedule of current and planned travel options.
UPDATE ON FLIGHTS AND FERRIES: MARCH 26 AND LATER
Charter flight X9521: On March 27, there is a flight to London Stansted (STN) departing Vilnius at 1720 (arrival at 1800). The cost is 275 Euros. If you are interested to book onto this flight, please contact Kidy Tour directly today on +370 5 207 8070, firstname.lastname@example.org. It is still possible to transit through London to onward destinations.
Belavia’s next flight from Vilnius to Minsk is scheduled for March 27, later flights are also on schedule:
- March 27: B2804 departs Vilnius at 19:40, arrives Minsk at 21:15
- March 28: B2804 departs Vilnius at 17:40, arrives Minsk at 19:15
- March 29: B2804 departs Vilnius at 20:40, arrives Minsk at 21:15
- March 31: B2802 departs Vilnius at 09:25, arrives Minsk at 10:00
- Scandinavian Airlines are planning to resume flights from Vilnius to Stockholm and Copenhagen on April 14.
- Air Baltic is planning to resume flights from Vilnius on April 15.
- Turkish Airlines are planning to resume flights from Vilnius to Istanbul on April 17.
- Lufthansa is planning to resume flights from Vilnius to Frankfurt on April 20.
- LOT is planning to resume flights from Vilnius to Warsaw on April 20.
- Norwegian is planning to resume flights from Vilnius in the beginning of May.
- Wizzair is planning to resume flights from Vilnius to multiple destinations in the beginning of May.
- Ryanair has flights on schedule starting from the beginning of May, but per recent announcement from Ryanair CEO, flights will most likely resume at the beginning of June.
- Finnair is planning to resume flights from Vilnius on July 1.
- Wizzair is planning to resume flights from Kaunas to multiple destinations in the beginning of May.
- LOT is planning to resume flights from Kaunas to Warsaw on April 20.
- Ryanair will most likely resume flights from Kaunas in the beginning of June.
- Air Baltic is planning to resume flights from Palanga to Riga on April 15.
- Norwegian is planning to resume flights from Palanga to Oslo in the beginning of May.
- Ryanair will most likely resume flights from Palanga in the beginning of June.
- LOT is planning to resume flights from Palanga to Warsaw on July 1.
Klaipeda – Ferries
- DFDS ferry (https://www.dfds.com/en/) is scheduled to operate the following service on March 26:
- DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Kiel, departing Klaipeda at 22:00
- DFDS ferry Klaipeda –Karlshamn, departing Klaipeda at 21:01 (fully booked until April 2)
Actions to Take:
- Enroll in STEP.
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 https://lt.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ for information on conditions in Lithuania.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
- U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania
Akmenu g. 6, Vilnius, Lithuania 03106
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Lithuania Country Information
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