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Iberia to help passengers get virus test before flight
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Iberia to help passengers get virus test before flight

AFP - October 15, 2020

Spanish airline Iberia said Wednesday it would offer its clients discounted Covid-19 tests before their flights, as a growing number of nations require incoming passengers to show…

Costa Rica transitions to online validation of tourist insurance policies
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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…

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

INS offers cheaper policy for visitors to Costa Rica
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INS offers cheaper policy for visitors to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 9, 2020

Some healthy competition has benefitted the consumer. The National Insurance Institute (INS) now sells a cheaper travel insurance policy for visitors to Costa Rica, the presidency announced.…

ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies
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ICT confirms requirements for international travel insurance policies

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 6, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) has confirmed the insurance requirements for foreigners who wish to visit Costa Rica during the pandemic. In a press release released…

Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists
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Costa Rica will accept other travel insurance policies for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 5, 2020

Costa Rica will welcome tourists who obtain any qualifying travel insurance policy, even if the policy was not purchased through the National Insurance Institute (INS), The Tico…

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,…

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 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…