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Greetings from Panama! My name is Marina Ehrman and I have been a professional tour guide and promoter for Panama Tourism and Travel Company since 2005. I love what I do and am proud to share what my country has to offer. It is filled with endless leisure and commercial attractions, friendly happy people who open their doors to all visitors. Panama is a country of incomparable natural beauty with a variety of tourist attractions, beautiful beaches in the Pacific and Caribbean. The tropical climate year round with its diversified flora, fauna and indigenous groups make it one of the most important of Ecotourism in Latin America. I invite you to know our country’s history, culture and also enjoy the cuisine, folklore and traditions that only a place in the world can provide………Panama! Contact me and I’ll organize your visit and will be happy to welcome you in Panama. For more information on Panama, follow my Facebook page and my blog. Visit
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Panama Travel Checklist

  • Documents to take with you
    • Passport and required visas, and record of immunizations. Keep them handy at all times.
    • Airline round-trip tickets. This are important in case the country requires return verification.
    • State drivers license. You may also need a an international driver's license.
    • Traveler checks. Possibly also pre-purchased foreign currency available at your local bank.
    • Internationally accepted credit cards. Use these for all purchases except tipping or smaller transactions.
    • Travel itinerary. Include all telephone numbers and addresses for destinations.
    • Proof of Purchase. Important for items such as a laptop so there can be no question of ownership.
    • Copies. Have two of everything in case one set gets lost!
  • Insurance
    • Medical insurance. Find out if your medical insurance is valid in other countries in case of an emergency. If not, consider purchasing a travel medical insurance policy.
    • Driver's Insurance. Some automobile insurance coverage is portable to other countries. If your coverage is portable, you can save buying car rental liability insurance.
    • Traveler's insurance.
  • Important items to pack
    • Prescription drugs. These should all be clearly marked and in childproof containers.
    • Basic first aid kit. Include salt tablets for arid countries.
    • Medical cards. These should state any allergies or medical conditions.
    • Luggage. Plain and durable is best.
    • Foreign language/English paperback book. Be familiar with basic terms.
    • Battery or wind-up alarm clock. Be sure to set it and your watch on local time.
    • Electrical adapters. Most countries uses 220 volts.
    • Personal appliances. Hair dryers, curling irons and electric razors.
    • Flashlight. This comes in handy in case of a blackout.
  • Items to leave behind
    • Itinerary. Leave a copy with family or a friend
    • Passport copy. Including all pages and photo and all other travel documentation
    • Unnecessary credit cards. Any cards you will not be using, leave at home.
    • Expensive jewelry. Other than your wedding rings and watch, any other jewelry should be costume.
    • Knives. Really, any sharp object that may be mistake as a weapon.
  • When you arrive at your destination
    • Reconfirm your next day itinerary. Also check on any future flights, hotels or car rentals.
    • Exchange currency. Have enough small currency for tipping and small purchases. Banks normally give the best exchange rate.
    • Consulate contact. Register with the Embassy for visits beyond a few days.
    • Check for hotel exits and emergency instructions. Know where to go in case of a fire.
    • Verify telephone service. Call the desk to be sure your phone works.
    • Check locks. Be sure that they work. Never leave your room key at the front desk.
    • Public transportation. Inquire with hotel staff which sources of public transportation are the most economical and the most reliable.