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Hospital Metropolitano adds coronavirus antigen tests for tourists
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Hospital Metropolitano adds coronavirus antigen tests for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

Hospital Metropolitano is now offering rapid antigen tests for U.S. citizens who need a negative result in order to return to their home country. In doing so,…

Where to get a coronavirus test in Costa Rica
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Where to get a coronavirus test in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 16, 2021

Several countries, including the United States, require that returning travelers test negative for the coronavirus. Some 130 labs in Costa Rica offer PCR coronavirus testing for tourists.…

Clinica Biblica adds coronavirus antigen tests for tourists
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Clinica Biblica adds coronavirus antigen tests for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Hospital Clinica Biblica is now offering rapid antigen tests for U.S. citizens who need a negative result in order to return to their home country. In doing…

American Airlines resumes flights between Costa Rica and New York
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American Airlines resumes flights between Costa Rica and New York

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2021

American Airlines is resuming flights between Costa Rica and New York City, the carrier announced Friday via a press release. Routes from New York (JFK) to both…

Costa Rica labs begin offering antigen tests for tourists
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Costa Rica labs begin offering antigen tests for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2021

Starting Thursday, Laboratorios Echandi will offer rapid antigen tests for travelers who need a negative result in order to return to their home country. In doing so,…

SJO airport improves passenger arrival process
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SJO airport improves passenger arrival process

The Tico Times - February 4, 2021

A new procedure for arrivals at Juan Santamaría International (SJO) aims to help travelers as they exit Costa Rica's busiest airport. Aeris, which operates SJO, installed barriers…

Costa Rica to play March friendlies with Mexico and Bosnia-Herzegovina
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Costa Rica to play March friendlies with Mexico and Bosnia-Herzegovina

AFP and The Tico Times - January 21, 2021

The Costa Rican men’s soccer team will face Bosnia-Herzegovina and Mexico in friendly matches in March in European cities, the local federation announced Wednesday. La Sele will be…

Where to get a coronavirus test in Costa Rica
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Where to get a coronavirus test in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 21, 2021

Several countries, including the United States, now or soon will require that returning travelers test negative for the coronavirus. Some 130 labs in Costa Rica offer PCR…

Costa Rica not planning to require negative test for entry
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Costa Rica not planning to require negative test for entry

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2021

Costa Rica is not planning to require that tourists test negative for the coronavirus before entering the country. The Tourism Minister, Gustavo Segura, indicated at a Tuesday…

‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board
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‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

The Tico Times - January 11, 2021

Gustavo Segura, Costa Rica's Tourism Minister, wrote an op-ed for the Spanish-language site Panorama in which he offered some details about the institution's 2021 goals. You can…