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England to enforce stricter testing, quarantine requirements
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England to enforce stricter testing, quarantine requirements

The Tico Times - February 11, 2021

England will mandate that travelers quarantine and receive multiple coronavirus tests as part of its entry requirements. Per the country's government, everyone planning to enter England must:…

Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group
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Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2021

Six tourists in Costa Rica were hospitalized with Covid-19 after their group of 20 tested positive for the virus, the Health Ministry reported Tuesday. The 20 French…

Canadian Embassy details new travel requirements
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Canadian Embassy details new travel requirements

The Tico Times - February 1, 2021

The Embassy of Canada to Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras has released additional information about the North American country's new travel measures. Canadian airlines have agreed to suspend…

Canadian airlines to suspend flights to vacation destinations, including Costa Rica
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Canadian airlines to suspend flights to vacation destinations, including Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2021

Canadian airlines have agreed to suspend flights to "sun destinations" until May as part of the country's coronavirus containment measures, according to numerous media reports. Air Canada,…

New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica
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New U.S. testing policy takes effect today: Where to get a Covid test in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

As of Tuesday, January 26, the United States requires that all air passengers show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country. Passengers…

U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official
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U.S. to reinstate Covid travel bans: White House official

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe, a White House official…

US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel
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US plans new Covid measures as EU discourages travel

AFP Bureaus - January 22, 2021

In his first full day as US president, Joe Biden tackled his country's staggering coronavirus caseload with a spate of new measures, including mask-wearing and quarantining requirements,…

United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel
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United States to mandate isolation after return from international travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 21, 2021

New U.S. President Joe Biden has signed an executive order requiring international travelers to self-quarantine upon returning to the country. The executive order, issued Thursday, reads as…

Air Canada route cuts impact Costa Rica flights, report says
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Air Canada route cuts impact Costa Rica flights, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 18, 2021

Air Canada will cut capacity by 25% in the first quarter of 2021 and reduce its workforce by 1,700 people, a move the airline says is caused…

England requires negative test for travelers: What it means for Costa Rica
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England requires negative test for travelers: What it means for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 18, 2021

England now requires a negative coronavirus test from most returning travelers. The policy, which began to be enforced Monday morning, applies to nearly everyone ages 11 and…