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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

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Wondering how much Spanish you need to get around Panama, which airline to use or what to bring? From your biggest worries to those seemingly insignificant details, we’ve got you covered. Check out our top recommendations so you can easily plan your trip, get around safely and comfortably, and make the most of your Panama vacation!

  • Top Tips

    Top Tips

    Why was Panama listed as #1 in Places to Go in 2012 by the New York Times? And what do you do when you're actually here? This Central American nation may be small (smaller than the U.S. state of South Carolina!), but offers diverse...

  • Flights


    Despite the country's rapid growth, Panama's primary international airport, Tocumen (PTY), is convenient and maneuverable, with easy, straightforward access in one terminal to drop-off and pick-up passengers, parking, check-in, baggage,...

  • Travel Around

    Travel Around

    Taxi, bus, rental car, shared shuttle, ferries, private charters, domestic flights, private drivers – there are many ways to get around Panama. Learn about the advantages (and challenges) of each method so you can get around safely...

  • Travel Information

    Travel Information

    Traveling to another country can be an overwhelming experience, especially when it comes to basic communication and knowing the basics of how to travel safely with your family, alone, as a senior citizen or college explorer.

  • Travelers Health Tips

    Travelers Health Tips

    Panama has widely available and excellent medical care, but what does that mean for travelers? Will your health insurance work here? Do you need any shots or vaccinations before you go? Can you drink the tap water? Ice cubes? Get filled...

  • Tourism


    Last year, Panama received over 2 million tourists (that's almost 60% of the country’s total population!), and this amount is continuing to rise each year.