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Last Minute Flights to Costa Rica

Last minute flights to Costa Rica

Sometimes peoples’ travel plans go on an unexpected course. There are several last minute flights available to Costa Rica, through the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, or to the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia. Travelers who are looking for last minute flights to this country should be aware that there are more flights during “high season,” which is December through April. There are fewer flights during “low season,” because the remainder of the year is very rainy and there are fewer travel options.

Last Minute Flights to San Jose

As there are more flights that go into the San Jose than anywhere else in Costa Rica, there are subsequently more last minute flights to the Juan Santamaria International Airport. The main airline that operates through San Jose is TACA/LACSA. Some other airlines that offer possible last minute flights into Costa Rica are Copa Airlines, Continental, American Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue,Delta, Iberia and US Airways. There are many daily flights into San Jose from North America, Europe and Latin America.

For those who need to make last minute hotel plans, there are many hotels around this airport, including the Trapp Family Country Inn, Hotel Aeropuerto, Belen Suites, Buena Vista, Marriott, La Rosa de America.

Last Minute Flights to Liberia

Travelers have fewer options of finding last minute flights to Costa Rica via the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia, but they do exist. This airport is less busy than the Juan Santamaria International Airport, but it is undergoing renovations to handle more passengers who want to travel to Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, a growing tourist destination. There are daily flights from several American cities, as well as seasonal flights from other American cities, Canada and Mexico. Some airlines that may have last-minute flight deals to Costa Rica through this airport include Air Canada, American, CanJet, Continental, Delta and US Airways.

For those who need to make last minute hotel plans, there are a few hotels around this airport, such as Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport, Best Western El Sitio and Boyeros Hotel.