Tourist Visas in Panama cover photo. Tourists walk the main street on Colon Island, Bocas del Toro

Tourist Visas in Panama Reduced to 90 Days (Except for US and Canada)

Tourist visas in Panama were modified twice in September of 2021. Most countries now receive 90 days, whereas citizens of the United States…


Is the Panama-Costa Rica Land Border Open?



Los requisitos para ingresar a Panamá debido al COVID-19

Panamá empezó a recibir vuelos internacionales el día…

A close up of a COVID-19 swab test.

COVID-19 Testing in Panama After Visiting Bocas del Toro

COVID-19 testing in Panama and Bocas del Toro – the details are explained here. DISCLAIMER: This article was published on January 20, 2021 and…


Bocas del Toro Panama Christmas and New Years Travel and COVID Rules 2020-2021

Bocas del Toro has been a quite a pleasant place to quarantine; with curfews, lockdowns and all. Though Panama had been opening up…


“¡Flexibilidad Para La Isla!” – Miembros de la comunidad se oponen a las nuevas restricciones dadas en Bocas del Toro por el COVID-19

Bocas del Toro tiene un numero bajo de casos activos del COVID-19 en comparación con otras regiones del país (99 en toda…


COVID-19 Requirements for Entering Panama

Panama began receiving international flights on October 12th, 2020, with immigration requiring a negative COVID-19 test before entering the country. This can be…


Post Lockdown in Tourism Bocas del Toro and the Ferry Bocas Car Connection

A letter from Ferry Bocas: Undoubtedly, 2020 and  2021 will be difficult years for the tourism industry both in the world and for Panama. In…