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Travel Information

In this section you will find our practical tips and helpful information that might be useful during your stay in Cartagena de Indias during the World Congress 2024. Let us help you be prepared and informed on everything you need to know.

Important disclaimer

Accommodation bookings for ISAPS World Congress 2024, Cartagena is offered only through direct bookings on our website, for the hotels Las Americas Torre del Mar and Las Americas Torre de Playa.

There is NO official housing or travel agency associated with the ISAPS World Congress.

We have been made aware that members of ISAPS have been receiving misleading messages related to our Congress in Cartagena. These messages are not from ISAPS and we are not associated with these companies. Please do not respond to those messages. We believe it is a scam.

One example we have received is from/subject line: 

Data: mer 21 feb 2024 alle 11:27 
Oggetto: Accommodation in Provincia de Cartagena, Colombia - June 11-15, 2024 - Convention Center of the Americas 

Contact the Global Travel Experts Team via our Call Centres: 
United Kingdom Office : (+44) 20 8123 9190 
Canada Office : (+1) 833 833 2107  

If you receive any message of this kind that is not sent from an email address, please delete it immediately. 

ISPAS systems have not been compromised and we have no evidence that this or any other company has accessed your data. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at 

Thank you for your help in keeping our ISAPS family safe from fraud and scams. 

Traveling to Colombia

To enter the country, the following is required:

  • Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Round-trip ticket.
  • Have an approved visa for your trip (in case you come from a country that is not included in the Colombian visa waiver agreement)

Citizens of certain countries need to present a tourist visa to gain entry. These can be processed at the Colombian embassies and consulates abroad. You can check if you need a visa or not in the link below.

Check countries requiring visas at

You can also consult Resolution 1128 of 2019:


Remember, other types of visas may be required for persons traveling to Colombia for reasons other than tourism. If this is your case, you can check the requirements for study visas at

If you're looking for a work visa, go to

Please visit this website for further information.

  • All passengers arriving in Colombia are required to register their details on the Colombian government’s CheckMig application within 24 hours prior to boarding an inbound or outbound flight.


International travelers from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Brazil will be required to present the International Yellow Fever Certificate for entry into Colombia.

*This vaccine must be applied 10 days before the travel date

*To travel you must present your physical vaccination certificate

To download health tips for travelers, please click here.

Airlines discounts

Information about discounts provided by AirFrance/KLM for the ISAPS World Congress 2024, Cartagena, which apply to some flexible fares.

Use the following code and obtain discounts for your next flight:

Please note
- The discount applies for your roundtrip flight within five (5) days prior to the event and five (5) days after it.
- The discount applies for your single destination route to the city where the event takes
- Discount doesn't apply for BOG- ASU due black out period

Download discount information flyer in English

Download discount information flyer in Spanish


Book here

To access the discount through Copairlines, your purchase must be made through the company “Fénikas Viajeros”, who will be responsible for providing travel proposals according to your requirements.

Please submit your request via email to  and specify that you wish to request a quote for an itinerary proposal with COPA Airlines with the ISAPS discount.

Up to -15%, on flexible AIR FRANCE, KLM and their code-shared flights worldwide fares.

Event: ISAPS World Congress 2024, Cartagena
ID Code: 41131AF
Travel Valid Period: June 4, 2024 to June 22, 2024
Event Location: Cartagena


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About Colombia

Find out what this beautiful country has to offer. Nature, culture, History, sun, sea, and amazing food are part of what make Colombia such an interesting country to travel to.

About Cartagena

Cartagena de Indias is the queen of the Colombian Caribbean coast. A historic city of superbly preserved beauty that lies within 13km of centuries-old stone walls.

Vibrant, warm, friendly, and colorful, will stay in your heart and mind for a long time.