This blog post and travel insurance recommendation is brought to you by Trawick International
What makes Costa Rica so unique? The Central American country offers tourists various natural wonders to enjoy, such as incredible ocean views, rain forests and even several active volcanoes to explore. All year round, average temperatures stay in the mid-to-upper 70s, but remember, a wide temperature range between the country’s regions exists. In the higher altitudes, including the Volcano area, it will be a bit chillier than at the beaches. So make sure you pack proper clothing to enjoy whatever excursion you have planned.
Costa Rica – Beach and Adventure
Are you a beach bum and just want to lay on the beach all day? If so, Costa Rica offers gorgeous beaches. Just remember Costa Rica has beaches on the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean that are vastly different. From the white sugar-sand stretches near Manuel Antonio and Guanacaste on the Atlantic ocean to the volcano black beaches along the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific ocean, there are many incredible spots to spend the day.
Maybe you are the adventurous type and are looking for extreme activities to participate in. Well, Costa Rica offers plenty for the extreme traveler to do many outdoor adventures. First, you can enjoy various water sports such as snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, and surfing. Then you can enjoy a hike into one of the many rain forests and enjoy all of the wildlife. You can even hike around Arenal Volcano National Park, which offers impressive views of active volcanoes. Finally, try a zip-lining adventure over the rainforest canopy.
Now that you have heard about all of the terrific sites and adventures Costa Rica has to offer, it’s time to book a trip and enjoy it. Just remember Costa Rica’s government has new requirements for travelers from abroad. The government of Costa Rica has implemented the following criteria for visitors abroad to comply with before entering the country:
- Fill out the electronic epidemiological health pass form before departure
- Produce a negative RT-PCR diagnostic test with results dated within 72 hours of departure to Costa Rica
- For international insurance policies, tourists must present certification from their travel insurance company, issued in English or Spanish, verifying the travel protection meets the following three conditions:
- Effectiveness of the policy during the visit to Costa Rica
- Coverage for Medical expenses in the event of becoming ill with the COVID-19 virus while on Your trip in Costa Rica, for at least $50,000
- Includes minimum coverage of $2,000 for Trip Delay if you are delayed in returning home on Your Scheduled Return Date.
Trawick International – Safe Travels Voyager travel protection policy
Trawick International recognized this need and took action to meet these requirements. The Safe Travels Voyager travel protection policy has been updated to meet these requirements. As of October 21, 2020, the Safe Travels Voyager plan is in full compliance with the coverages needed to obtain your travel health pass.
The Safe Travels Voyager policy offers up to $2,000 of Travel Delay coverage and provides up to 100% of Your non-refundable trip cost for a covered trip cancellation peril and includes a $250,000 per person limit of primary medical coverage. For an additional fee, you can add the Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) option to your policy. This will reimburse a percentage of your prepaid, non-refundable, forfeited payments paid for your trip. if If a traveler, traveling companion or non-traveling family member becomes ill, our plans may reimburse customers for their non-refundable trip costs. To get a quote or to learn more about how Trawick International is providing coverage for Costa Rica, please visit www.trawickinternational.com.
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