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Travel Guide

Our guide to holidays Panama, brought to you by the loveit coverit travel insurance team.


Our Panama Travel Guide

Panama is a paradise destination that you won't want to miss. This narrow country is packed with culture, beautiful tropical beaches, rich history, and diverse wildlife, making it the perfect place for an adventurous holiday. In Panama, nature is waiting to be discovered. You can explore the ruins of Spanish forts on the Caribbean coast or take a boat deep into indigenous territories in a dugout canoe. The wildlife in Panama is also a sight to behold, with the chance to see a resplendent quetzal on a highland trail, a troupe of howler monkeys, or even a breaching whale during a ferry ride. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience all that Panama has to offer.

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Reasons why you should get travel insurance for Panama

Natural Disasters and Weather Events

Panama is susceptible to hurricanes and tropical storms, especially during the hurricane season. Travel insurance can provide coverage for disruptions caused by these events, including flight cancellations, changes to your travel plans, and accommodation adjustments.

Outdoor Activities and Adventure

Panama diverse landscapes offer outdoor activities like hiking, water sports, and exploring bioluminescent bays. Travel insurance can provide coverage for accidents and injuries that might occur during these adventures, ensuring you have access to medical care without concerns about unexpected expenses.

Medical Cost

While Panama has medical facilities, travelers might still require medical attention due to unforeseen illnesses or accidents. Travel insurance can cover medical expenses, hospital stays, and medical evacuation if needed, offering peace of mind in case of unexpected health issues.

Loss Luggage

Travel insurance covers losses due to lost, stolen, or delayed baggage, ensuring your essentials are replaced swiftly, allowing you to continue embracing Panama.

Main Facts About Panama

In Panama, the local currency is the Panamanian Balboa (PAB). In 1904, Panama started using the United States Dollar (USD) as a secondary currency. The Panamanian Balboa ties permanently with the US Dollar, having the same value every time.
Spanish is the official language of Panama and is spoken by the vast majority of the people. Although fewer than one-tenth of the people speak American Indian languages, all of Panama's Indian groups preserve their native tongues, and many Indians also speak Spanish. An estimated 14% of Panama's population use English. The language is used as a medium of instruction in many educational institutions in Panama. Much of Panama's Caribbean coast was inhabited by communities from Barbados and Jamaica who spoke their English variant.
In Panama, the weather is hot and oppressive throughout the year, with the wet season characterized by overcast skies and the dry season marked by windy and partly cloudy conditions. The temperature in Panama typically ranges from 23°C to 32°C, with rare dips below 22°C or spikes above 33°C. This means that it is generally warm and humid in Panama, making it a great destination for those seeking a tropical climate.
Power Plugs
For Panama there are two associated plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. Panama operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz. Be sure to pack your plug.
The current population of Panama is 4,439,210 as of Wednesday, May 4, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
Fun Fact
Panama holds a special place in the history of Coca-Cola as the first country outside the US where the beverage was sold. In 1906, Coca-Cola made its way to Panama, and it has been a popular drink in the country for over 100 years. This just goes to show the enduring appeal of this iconic beverage.
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Your Panama Bucket list

If you're in Panama, you HAVE to do these things:

1 .Attend the Panama Jazz Festival.
2. Gulf of Chiriqui National Marine Park.
3. Take part in Coffee Tasting in Boquete.
4. Explore the El Valle.
5. Venture across Volcan Barú.
6. Ride the Panama Canal.
7. Explore the Guna Yala Islands.
8. Visit Casco Viejo.
9. Soak up the Sun at Bocas del Toro.
10. Swim with turtles at Coiba Island.


Traveller, there are no paths. Paths are made by walking        

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