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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…

U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 13, 2020

The United States on Tuesday lifted a warning that advised its citizens to avoid all travel to Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which had been under the strictest…

American Airlines offering pre-flight coronavirus testing for Costa Rica travelers
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American Airlines offering pre-flight coronavirus testing for Costa Rica travelers

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2020

American Airlines will offer coronavirus testing for travelers visiting Costa Rica, the airline announced Friday. Starting October 15, passengers flying American Airlines to Costa Rica from Dallas-Fort…

U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 1, 2020

The United States this week lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all travel to Nicaragua and Guatemala, but it kept its strictest advisory for Costa…

These are the requirements to enter Costa Rica as a tourist
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Costa Rica
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These are the requirements to enter Costa Rica as a tourist

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 29, 2020

Costa Rica is currently welcoming tourists from select countries and U.S. states. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Costa Rica has an expanded list of entry requirements for…

Chirripó National Park to reopen October 30
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Chirripó National Park to reopen October 30

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 28, 2020

Chirripó National Park will reopen for tourists on October 30, the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) announced Monday. Visitors hoping to explore Costa Rica's tallest peak…

SJO airport improvements delayed, report says
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Costa Rica
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SJO airport improvements delayed, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 28, 2020

The operator of Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) will suspend planned improvements for several years due to the effects of the pandemic, according to a…

Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica tourism: What states might be allowed next? [updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from a growing number of U.S. states. According to Gustavo Segura, Costa Rica's Tourism Minister, a state's new coronavirus…

PAHO emphasizes risk of international travel, reopening too soon
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PAHO emphasizes risk of international travel, reopening too soon

Alina DIESTE / AFP - September 17, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) noted on Wednesday the "limited impact" of pre-travel coronavirus tests to control the spread of COVID-19 and called on countries 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…