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Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended
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Southwest Airlines routes to Costa Rica remain suspended

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2021

As of mid-March, Southwest Airlines remains the only U.S. airline that has not resumed any service to Costa Rica since suspending flights due to the coronavirus pandemic.…

Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says
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Costa Rica an ‘ideal destination’ for digital nomads, Tourism Board says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2021

A growing number of people have turned to the dream of a "digital nomad" lifestyle -- answering emails from the beach or the cloud forest as remote…

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia
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One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry. Anyone who has recently flown through Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport can attest to that: Pretty…

Nearly 100 locations now offer antigen tests for travelers in Costa Rica
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Nearly 100 locations now offer antigen tests for travelers in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2021

Several countries, including the United States, require that returning travelers test negative for the coronavirus. More than 100 labs in Costa Rica offer PCR coronavirus testing for…

Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic
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Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2021

Since November 1, tourists from anywhere in the world can visit Costa Rica. Visitors can arrive to Costa Rica via a flight, sailboat or yacht. The land…

Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks
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Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

The Environment Ministry is promising to invest more than $3.6 million to improve infrastructure at Costa Rica's national parks in 2021, the government announced Wednesday. The single…

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,…

Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China
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Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Costa Rica will make it easier for tourists from China to visit, the Tourism Board announced Wednesday. Starting in March, tourists from Beijing and Shanghai will be…

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…