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Costa Rica

Explorer C

When will flights resume to Costa Rica?  They opened the country back up a month ago with no covid testing required and we are dying to get back down there.  We are aware of the required covid insurance and are happy to abide.


Re: Costa Rica

Aviator A

The only information currently available is, "San Jose, Costa Rica; service will not resume before January 2021".  You can find this and info about other international destinations at



Re: Costa Rica

Aviator C

@travelgirljen Can you or anyone explain, Covid Insurance, to me.  I've never heard of this.  

Re: Costa Rica

Aviator A

It appears to simply be travel reinsurance - which you don't need when you travel Southwest

as the worst you'll get is a travel fund and the best being a refund (both for full $ value of your ticket) as long as you cancel your flight at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.


But since you asked:

Re: Costa Rica

Aviator A 

Travel will resume in June. 

-A List, Companion Pass holder