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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists
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IATA asks Costa Rica to reconsider entry requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked Costa Rica to reconsider the requirements it's imposing on arriving tourists. In a press release issued earlier this week,…

News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States
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News briefs: Chamber urges Costa Rica to allow tourists from United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica
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Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane full of tourists has arrived in Costa Rica. Juan Santamaría International Airport welcomed Iberia 6317 from Madrid, Spain in…

Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies
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Immigration Administration clarifies new Costa Rica entry policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Monday clarified who can legally enter Costa Rica in August. Residents who were issued an entry impediment upon leaving Costa Rica (e.g. those…

Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations
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Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations

AFP and The Tico Times - August 3, 2020

The Costa Rican capital announced on Monday the suspension of its traditional end-of-year celebrations, given the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Municipality of San José…

News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures
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News briefs: Protests to continue against Costa Rica coronavirus measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here’s what you should know as…

Costa Rica to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to ‘review’ insurance policy requirements for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 31, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado has instructed the Minister of Economy and the Minister of Tourism to "review" the insurance requirements for international tourists to Costa Rica. Via social-media…

Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain
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Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 13, 2020

Nearly 300 Costa Ricans from 18 different countries returned to their homeland Tuesday afternoon. A charter flight from Madrid, Spain arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport near…

Costa Rica will receive its first Airbus A350 today
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Costa Rica will receive its first Airbus A350 today

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 13, 2019

Friday morning, passengers flying between Spain and Costa Rica boarded one of the industry's most modern airplanes. Spanish flag-carrier Iberia began operating an Airbus A350-900 on its…

Air Europa planning flights between Costa Rica and Spain, report says
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Air Europa planning flights between Costa Rica and Spain, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 26, 2019

Spanish airline Air Europa will soon add Costa Rica to its list of international destinations, according to news service Agencia EFE. Citing Diego García, a director at…