Costa Rica DOES NOT have Yellow Fever. You do not need the vaccine to enter Costa Rica on its own, and only require the vaccine if you have visited an affected country, such as Colombia, before your travels to the country. An important distinction that many travelers overlook.
Q TRAVEL – The other day I got a call I have gotten many times before, a friend asking if a friend who will be travelling to Colombia in the coming weeks needs the yellow fever vaccine.
The friend of the friend is European with residency in Costa Rica. His travel plans are to leave San Jose, land in Bogota where he will stay for some time and then home to Europe. His return trip to Costa Rica is