Costa Rica – TRAVEL – Traveler Tips

Traveler Tips


The Inter-American Highway runs through Costa Rica from La Cruz on the Nicaraguan border through San José to Progreso on the Panamanian border.

By airThe Costa Rican national airline is Lineas Aéras Costarricenses LACSA (LR). LACSA flies direct to Costa Rica from Miami New Orleans Los Angeles New York Mexico Colombia Venezuela and Panama. For routes via the USA a change of plane is necessary. Flights with one or two stops which do not go via the USA are available from Iberia in Madrid and KLM in Amsterdam. They take longer but the need to change planes is eliminated. The Visit Central America Pass is available from LACSA and is an economical way to travel to Costa Rica from the USA and from Costa Rica to other Central more..

 Lauro Lines run regular services to Puerto Limón from the Mediterranean (Genoa Barcelona). Costa Lines run cruises which call at Puntarenas.