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Breaking down Costa Rica’s current COVID-19 situation
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Breaking down Costa Rica’s current COVID-19 situation

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2020

Costa Rican health authorities this week have raised alarms about the ongoing increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. As of Wednesday, 509 people with the disease are hospitalized, and…

American Airlines resumes flights to Costa Rica
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American Airlines resumes flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 9, 2020

American Airlines on Wednesday resumed commercial flights to Costa Rica. Flight 1053 from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José…

Costa Rica transitions to online validation of tourist insurance policies
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica transitions to online validation of tourist insurance policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 8, 2020

Tourists visiting Costa Rica can now submit the required travel insurance information via the online epidemiological form, the Tourism Board (ICT) announced Tuesday. Likewise, visitors from the…

Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste
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Tourism
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Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 8, 2020

Howler monkeys may be among the most interesting animals to spot in Costa Rica. And they're not all that difficult to find — you just need to…

Video highlights Costa Rica entry requirements for U.S. tourists
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Costa Rica
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Video highlights Costa Rica entry requirements for U.S. tourists

The Tico Times - September 8, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) released a short video highlighting the entry requirements for visitors from the United States. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ticotimes.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Costa-Rica-US-tourist-requirements-ICT.mp4"][/video] Unfortunately for most…

Residents can now enter Costa Rica without current Caja payments
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Costa Rica
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Residents can now enter Costa Rica without current Caja payments

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Costa Rican residents can now legally enter the country even if their Costa Rica Social Security System (Caja) payments are overdue. The change was announced by the…

Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from eight U.S. states, and three more will be added to the authorized list next week. According to Gustavo…

ICT announces increase in flights from the United States to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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ICT announces increase in flights from the United States to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 6, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) on Saturday announced an increase in flights from the United States. Starting September 13, United Airlines will fly daily from Houston,…

Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste
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Costa Rica
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Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane with tourists has arrived in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport welcomed United Airlines flight 1442 from…

Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism
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Costa Rica
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Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

After more than five months of restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis, the first commercial flight from the United States to Costa Rica arrived Thursday at Juan…