Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
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From 1 August, borders have reopened to allow citizens and residents to travel from approved regions or countries, and the list is subject to change periodically.
As of 1 September, citizens and residents of Canada, Uruguay, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, China, Australia, New Zealand, the EU, Schengen Zone, UK and certain parts of the USA (Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C) are permitted to enter Costa Rica, provided their flight originates from one of these permitted destinations.
From 15 September, residents of ten more states in the U.S. are eligible to fly to Costa Rica: Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington and Wyoming.
Travelers from the U.S. must show their driver's license or state identification (State ID), to prove they live in one of the authorized states.
In the first phase, flights may be limited. Contact your airline for the latest information.
Eligible travelers must have stayed in only approved countries during the 14 days prior to travel.
There are restrictions within Costa Rica. Stay up to date on the phases of reopening, and follow the advice of local authorities. Face masks are mandatory in all public places.
Is it safe to travel to Costa Rica? Find out how to keep yourself safe and which places to avoid.
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