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Costa Rica Travel Tips and Information

Costa Rica Travel Tips and Information

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Official NameRepublic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica)
Population4.8 million
CapitalSan José
Country CodeCR
Country Code (international calls)506

The flight time to Costa Rica is approximately 6~7 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Costa Rica below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. It is bordered to the north by Nicaragua, to the south by Panama, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

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Visa and Immigration Procedures to Costa Rica

For all North American, Japanese, South Korean and European Union nationals, a visa is not required to enter Costa Rica, however, a valid passport is required. Costa Rica requires valid Yellow fever certificate if arriving from most neighboring countries. There are only a handful of countries whose nationals are required to obtain a visa to enter the country. For further details please double check with a Costa Rican embassy or consulate.

Things/Items Allowed into Costa Rica

In additional to personal effect such as clothing, passengers may bring in 400 individual cigarettes or 50 cigars, 5 liters of alcoholic beverages goods to the value of up to USD 500.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Costa Rica

•Artifacts •Drugs •Monuments

Things/Items Forbidden into Costa Rica

•Drugs •Unknown Medicines •Weapons •Fresh Produce

Voice of Travelers to Costa Rica

A ticket to Costa Rica is a ticket to a peaceful oasis

Costa Rica is the most popular and prosperous destination in Central America when compared to Mexico and the Caribbean. Costa Rica is full of adventures and outdoor activities. The sandy beaches in Costa Rica are beautiful with opportunities for windsurfing and hiking activities. I do not consider Costa Rica to be a great destination for the nightlife, however, this is my opinion. To really enjoy Costa Rica, you will need to wake up early in the morning. One can visit the national parks in Costa Rica, which are enriched by the diversity of flora and fauna. In addition, the locals are very friendly. Tickets for public transport is cheap and convenient, and accommodation in Costa Rica is available for every budget. I booked my ticket to Costa Rica from Mexico City International Airport with Aero Mexico and it was a great trip. Also, the ticket was very affordable. Think of your air ticket to Costa Rica as your ticket to adventures and relaxation!

One of the best vacations ever with a cheap ticket to Costa Rica

Being a European citizen, it was the first time I travelled to Latin America. My air ticket was booked with the British Airways from London Gatwick airport. It was a long flight, but since I am a frequent flyer with British Airways, I did not feel tired. The flight was comfortable, and the view from the plane was amazing. I was surprised by the beautiful view when I have arrived in San Jose. Costa Rica has numerous luxury hotels and resorts, long beaches, clear water, and many spas. I explored many attractions and went on a number of adventures. Moreover, small towns such as Alajuela and Heredia were very unique. If you are planning your next summer trip, book your air ticket to Costa Rica. You will never regret it!

A ticket to Costa Rica is a ticket to paradise

In Costa Rica, the jungles meet the shore at the sea. The beaches stretch along the beautiful clear water, and the country is very tourist-friendly. I booked my air ticket to Costa Rica last summer and I will also book my next ticket to Costa Rica. I had a brilliant trip to such a unique place. The country is surrounded by beautiful beaches and is great for various water sports. In addition, the accommodation and the air ticket were not expensive when compared to other countries in Latin America. My air ticket to Costa Rica was an amazing life investment!

Costa Rica Travel FAQs

Q. What activities are banned in Costa Rica?

A. Hunting is banned in Costa Rica. Tobacco advertising is prohibited and smoking is banned in all public places such as buses, taxis, bars, stations, workplaces, casinos, and enclosed buildings in Costa Rica. Please check rules and regulations before booking your air ticket.

Q. What is the best season to book a ticket to Costa Rica?

A. The best season to book your ticket to Costa Rica is from December to April, which is the dry season and also the peak tourist season. Since the dry season is the most popular season for tourism, it is expensive. If you are going to book your ticket during the wet season, prices will be lower. The wet season starts in May and lasts until November.

Costa Rica - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toDaniel Oduber Quirós International Airport・Toronto Pearson International Airport ・Los Angeles International Airport ・John F. Kennedy International Airport ・Gatwick Airport ・George Bush Intercontinental Airport etc.

Airports handling direct flights toJuan Santamaría International Airport・Mexico City International Airport ・Frankfurt Airport ・O'Hare International Airport ・Charles de Gaulle Airport ・Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport etc.

Airports handling direct flights toTobías Bolaños International Airport・Corn Island Airport ・Augusto C. Sandino International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Costa Rica

There are 3 major airports in Costa Rica with many major airlines offering flights to and from the country. The Juan Santamaria Airport is serviced daily by Air Canada, American Airlines, Condor, Delta, Frontier Airlines, Iberia, Interjet, JetBlue Airways, Thomas Cook, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. The popular routes to Costa Rica are typically from the US, Canada and EU countries. The major cities that have direct flights to Costa Rica are Tronto, Los Angeles, New York, Frankfurt, Paris and many more.