The US improves travel alert to Costa Rica to what it was before the pandemic

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The US improves travel alert to Costa Rica to what it was before the pandemic

Palo Seco Beach, Puntarenas. Taken by Kevin Jimenez

(CRHoy.com) The United States Department of State announced that This Friday the tourism travel alert to Costa Rica improved.

The country returned to the level it was at before the COVID-19 pandemic, that is, category 2.

“A very positive result, which helps continue to drive the recovery of our economy“, mentioned Carlos Alvarado, President of the Republic.

The only precaution that the US Department recommends that tourists take when visiting Costa Rica, is to be aware of the increase in crime and mentions that the most predominant threat is petty crime.

Despite this, the Department does not eliminate the existence of danger for violent crimes, such as “armed robberies, homicides and sexual assaults”s”, but considers that the country has additional security features to frequent the areas visited by tourists.

Furthermore, they determined that in Costa Rica there is a “high level of COVID-19”but it does not influence to improve the trip alert.

Recomendaciones

El Departamento de Estado del país norteamericano está brindando algunas recomendaciones para los turistas que quieran visitar Costa Rica, entre ellas se encuentran:

  • Ten cuidado de tu entorno.
  • No te resistas físicamente a ningún intento de robo.
  • No muestre signos de riqueza, como usar relojes o joyas caros.
  • Inscríbase en el Programa de Inscripción de Viajero Inteligente (STEP) para recibir Alertas y hacer que sea más fácil ubicarlo en una emergencia.
  • Los ciudadanos estadounidenses siempre deben tener precaución al viajar al extranjero.
  • Siga al Departamento de Estado en  Facebook e Instagram.
  • Revise el  Informe de Seguridad País  de Costa Rica.
  • Preparar un plan de contingencia para situaciones de emergencia.
  • Compruebe la  lista de control del viajero.

 

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