From towering mountaintops to pristine beaches, tropical rainforests to bustling cities, Costa Rica has it all. Whether your ideal vacation is a cocktail on the beach, a trek through wild territory or nights out on the town, this Central American country is sure to delight visitors.

Costa Rica has reopened to tourists with a new set of travel insurance requirements. Most notably, travel insurance policies for Costa Rica must include an allowance of at least $2,000 for lodging should you need to quarantine while in the country. This is a great benefit during COVID-19, but unfortunately not one offered by many travel insurance plans.

Safe Travels Voyager meets all the requirements for visitors to Costa Rica. This plan offers robust coverage for COVID-19, trip cancellation, trip interruption, trip cancellation, missed connections, medical evacuation and more. These three plans are the perfect companion for any traveler to Costa Rica.

COVID-19 coverage

COVID-19 coverage included


Optional cancel for any reason

emergency medical evacuation

Emergency medical evacuation

lodging benefit

Extended lodging benefit

Travel Insurance Requirements for Costa Rica

Visitors to Costa Rica must complete a digital health pass and purchase a travel insurance plan which meets the following requirements:

  • The travel insurance policy must be valid for the entire duration of your visit to Costa Rica
  • The plan must cover at least $50,000 USD of expenses relating to COVID-19
  • Policy must have an allowance of at least $2,000 USD for extended lodging expenses should your trip be interrupted, canceled or extended due to COVID-19 or a related quarantine.

If you have any other questions about the insurance requirements you can reach out to our licensed travel insurance experts or read more from the Costa Rica tourism board.

Which Plan Should I Get?

Visitors to Costa Rica don't have a whole lot of options when it comes to travel insurance butSafe Travels Voyager offers excellent coverage for Costa Rica. This well-rounded plan includes benefits for COVID-19, emergency evacuation and more. Safe Travels Voyager meets the extended lodging requirement by offering a trip delay benefit which includes accommodation. The $2,000 ($150/day) benefit is included in the plan with the option to upgrade to $4,000 ($300/day) or $7,000 ($500/day). However, Safe Travels Voyager is only available to U.S. residents.


Safe Travels Voyager

Administrator: Trawick International
  • COVID-19 coverage included
  • Optional Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) benefit
  • Trip Interruption and Delay insured up to 150% of trip cost
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation up to $1 million
  • Trip Delay coverage (including accommodation) options of $2,000, $4,000 and $7,000
  • Eligibility: U.S. Citizens and Residents