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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…

Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica
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Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Spanish holiday airline Iberojet will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2021, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. “The arrival of new…

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,…

Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream
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Covid-19 prompts more to grasp for ‘digital nomad’ dream

Lea DAUPLE / AFP - February 10, 2021

"When I talked about this before the pandemic, people thought I was crazy . Now they tell me I was right after all," said Arnaud Wilbrod, a…

Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA
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Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA

AFP - February 4, 2021

Global air passenger traffic plunged by an unprecedented 66% in 2020 owing to travel restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, an industry group said Wednesday. The International…

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…

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…