BHGH Newsflash – Costa Rica Updates Entry Requirements

Howdy! BHGH just learned of changes to entry requirements for one of your Chief Travel Gurus favorite places – Costa Rica – including dropping mandatory travel insurance.

Here are the new protocols according to the Visit Costa Rica Website:

As of August 1, 2021, all tourists under 18 years of age can enter the country without a travel policy and all tourists who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and inoculated with Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson can enter the country without a travel insurance policy. The last dose of the vaccine must have been applied at least 14 days before arrival in Costa Rica. Tourists not vaccinated, with incomplete vaccination or vaccinated with a serum other than those admitted by the Costa Rican authorities, must purchase mandatory travel insurance that covers lodging in case of quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19 disease.

You want adventure? They got it! You want relaxation? They got that too! You want volcanoes? Got ‘em! You want rainforests? Check! Need more convincing that Costa Rica should be your next travel adventure? Check out our Chief Travel Gurus chat with Stephanie Sheehy the owner of il Viaggio Travel, Jackie Roby – who oversees sales and marketing for The Retreat Costa Rica and highlights from my most recent trip to Costa Rica in November 2020 here and then contact your Travel Gurus and let us curate the perfect Costa Rican adventure for you!


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