Costa Rica will reopen its borders under “Secure Seal” plan

The Minister of Tourism indicated that the connections between the European Union, the United Kingdom and Canada will be available again from August

Costa Rica’s Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Segura, announced that the borders of the Central American country will be reopened with the European Union, the United Kingdom and Canada starting next August.

Travelers from Germany and Spain will be the first to be received at Juan Santamaría International Airport, after meeting a series of requirements.

In addition to the countries of the Schengen area, whose entry to Costa Rica has already been approved, travel from the United Kingdom and Canada will be authorized in the coming months.

When the tourist lands in the country, they will have to wear a mask and comply with the protocol of the air terminal in terms of physical distance, disinfection of carpets, temperature control and any other sanitary instructions.

Specifically, to allow tourists to enter national soil, a negative result of the PCR test will be mandatory in the 48 hours prior to the trip; Complete the digital epidemiological form of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund, which will be enabled in different languages, and purchase travel insurance that covers accommodation in case of quarantine and medical expenses for acute illness. In the event that a tourist does not meet these requirements, they will not be able to enter the country.

K. Tovar

Source: dpa

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