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More Ticos Than Ever Are Travelling Abroad, Survey Reveals

More Ticos Than Ever Are Travelling Abroad, Survey Reveals

Q COSTA RICA – The numbers are in, low airfares, the arrival of low-cost airlines and stable dollar exchange rate, has resulted in more Costa Ricans (Ticos) are travelling abroad. According to the information provided by the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – the Costa Rican Tourism Board, and the Dirección General de Migración y […]

Volaris Now With Cheap Flights To Nicaragua

Volaris Now With Cheap Flights To Nicaragua

Q TRAVEL – Volaris, the low-cost airline with service from San Jose, Costa Rica, will begin direct flights to Managua, Nicaragua starting in April. The airline, in making the announcement Wednesday, said the flights will be daily leaving the Juan Santamaria international airport in San Jose (SJO) at 2:00pm and arriving at the Managua at […]

Is The Low-Cost Airline Model Crashing in Costa Rica?

Is The Low-Cost Airline Model Crashing in Costa Rica?

Q COSTA RICA / A few months back the lines for seats on low-cost airlines with their offers of cheap flights within Central America were long. Volaris, Veca and Wingo took to the skies with no-frills and cheap fares. The big names, Avianca and Copa followed. But is it all crashing down? On Tuesday Veca […]

Find Out Which Are The Most Punctual Airlines Landing in Costa Rica

Find Out Which Are The Most Punctual Airlines Landing in Costa Rica

Q TRAVEL – Are you in the need to be punctual? In addition to price and customer service, airline passengers of the world highly value their flight being punctual. To help understand which airlines keep their promise of being on time and which do not, the Official Airline Guide (OAG) reveals the world’s most punctual […]

Low-cost Airlines Push Down Regional Fares

Low-cost Airlines Push Down Regional Fares

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL – Aggressive strategies by low-cost carriers are poised to overthrow the region’s established airline order. Low-cost airlines flying to and from Costa Rica are now offering never-seen-before rates of less than US$100 to a Central American destination. The Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – Costa Rica Tourism Board – classifies low-cost […]

Welcome Low Prices and Competition

Welcome Low Prices and Competition

(QCOSTARICA) In the past few years Costa Rica and Central America has transformed from being a two major airline market, to one with new players, lower prices and greater connectivity. The arrival of “low-cost” airlines to Costa Rica and the region has resulted in lower airfares in the region and North American and European destinations. […]

Low-Cost Airlines Gain Speed In Costa Rica

Low-Cost Airlines Gain Speed In Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA – The more than US$600 cost of flights between Central American countries by Avianca and Copa airlines could soon be a thing of the past, with the increased flights by “low-cost” airline moving international passengers to and from the San Jose and Liberia airports. Last year, the low-cost airlines moved 13% of the total […]