Costa Rica and Panama Expedition Cruise

Aboard the Sea Cloud Spirit

What to Know Before You Go


A valid passport is required for traveling on this trip. Be sure to check the expiration date. Your passport must be valid for six months after the conclusion of your trip. It is a good idea to carry photocopies of your passport photo page in case your passport is lost or as an additional piece of identification, as well as two extra passport photos.


No visa is required for US citizens traveling to Costa Rica and Panama.


We recommend checking the Center for Disease Control at should you have any international health concerns.


Make sure you are up-to-date on routine vaccines before your trip.  Also, the CDC does have suggested vaccines to consider when traveling to Central America. Be sure to consult with your physician or a travel doctor about it.