Do I need any vaccinations to travel to Costa Rica?
No special vaccinations are required for U.S. and Canadian citizens to enter Costa Rica. If you have special health concerns, we recommend that you check with a physician with knowledge of travel medicine.
Information related to the COVID pandemic.
Are there any requirements to enter Costa Rica?
If you are not vaccinated, Costa Rica is currently requiring proof of international medical and lodging insurance to enter the country. If you are under 18 this is not required. If you are over 18 and vaccinated you can bring your vaccination card with you and you will not need to show proof of insurance. There are several companies that offer this insurance. Sagicor is one company that offers such insurance (approx $11.30 per day/person)
Are there any requirements for return entry to the US?
Yes, the United States is currently requiring a negative Covid test to enter the country. The cost of testing per person is about $80-100 in Costa Rica and is easily available at nearby drive-through testing centers. We can help coordinate the test 24-48 hours before departure.
What’s the minimum number of people needed to organize a tour?
Your tour needs at least 16 participants. This can include players, coaching staff, team administrators, parents, relatives/siblings, and anyone else who you would like to join the group. Discounts are available for groups larger than 30 participants.
Who would my team compete against?
There are over 350 boys’ and girls’ youth soccer teams and over 50 first division & professional soccer teams in Costa Rica. When matching your team to Costa Rican opposition, we take into consideration your team’s age, competitive level, recent league and tournament performance, and other factors.
What other soccer teams have traveled with your company?
We have hosted over 300 boys’ and girls’ soccer teams of every age and competitive playing level since 1995. The majority of our clients are college teams, high school teams, club teams, ODP state and regional teams, and amateur adult teams. Click to see what our clients have to say about us.
How old should players be to travel to Costa Rica?
We have hosted players as young as nine years old. Costa Rica is a very family friendly destination and parents and younger siblings often join the tour.
Do I need a passport and/or visa?
U.S., Canadian, and many European citizens may enter Costa Rica with a valid passport and do not need a visa. If you are traveling from another country please check the Costa Rican embassy web site.
Will my medical insurance cover me in Costa Rica?
We require that every tour participant has adequate medical insurance that covers him/her during the tour. Contact your insurance company to find out whether it will cover you on international trips. If not, we can recommend some travel insurance companies that our clients have used in the past.
Do you provide travel medical insurance?
We do not offer travel medical insurance as part of our tour packages.