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A country in Central America known for its numerous volcanoes.

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Can I get a tourist visa for Nicaragua without a complete return ticket?

I'm going on a trip to Nicaragua, and will continue on to Costa Rica and Panama and travel from there. I'm an EU citizen, and from what I have read, tourist visas are issued on the spot without issues....
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What's the status of the land border crossing between Panama/Nicaragua and Costa Rica during the COVID-19 pandemic?

I wonder whether it is possible for a French citizen and US legal permanent resident to cross borders via land between Panama/Nicaragua and Costa Rica during the COVID-19 pandemic. The individual ...
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Are there any VIP Services at Nicaragua airport?

At the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (the airport in Managua, Nicaragua), I have heard there is a VIP service you can pay for, where an agent will meet you when disembarking from the plane ...
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Exchanging Costa Rican Colones in Nicaragua

We arrived on the bus to Nicaragua recently and read that the best way to exchange Costa Rican Colones to Nicaraguan Cordobas was at the border. We have about 89,000 Colones (approx. $154) in cash ...
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How can I get from Panama City to Rivas, in Nicaragua?

We are trying to get from Panama City to Rivas (Nicaragua) next week. The flights are too expensive and we don't mind travelling non-stop by bus. What options do we have? Thanks
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Nicaragua on arrival visa for Indians having valid Schengen visa?

I want to travel to Nicaragua from India and I have a valid Schengen visa. Will they give me an on arrival visa via hotel booking?
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Nicaragua visa letter

I am planning to travel to Nicaragua in November, The consulate needs me to provide a visa interview letter with the purpose of visit and other details. Does anyone have a sample format for this ...
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What transportation is available from Costa Rica to Nicaragua?

We will be flying in to San Jose Costa Rica in January for 3 weeks, and would like to spend part of that time in Nicaragua. What is the easiest, least expensive way to get to Lake Nicaragua area?
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Amount of rain in July in Nicaragua?

I am looking to book a 1 week yoga retreat in Nicaragua, but will it be raining all the time? What's the weather like in Nicaragua this time of year?
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How much is my Nicaraguan money worth in US dollars? [duplicate]

I have a 20,000 Banca Central de Nicaragua Veinte Mil cordobas bill how much in U.S. dollars can I get for this?
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Travel between Managua and Monteverde

What's the best way to get between Managua and Monteverde. I am trying to keep it as cheap as possible without having to switch buses 10 times between. Is there a simple way to do it? Am I better ...
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What are the transportation options for getting from Managua International Airport to other cities in Nicaragua?

Say I wanted to go from Managua Airport to Granada, Leon, San Juan Del Sur or some of the more remote areas. What are my options for doing so? Can I reserve any of them from outside of Nicaragua?
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Driving between Managua and San Juan del Sur, NIcaragua [duplicate]

Have heard police target foreigners and rental cars. Any tips for dealing with them? Suggestions/tactics for driving in Nicaragua?
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Central America, rain season and electronics

I am a traveling developer and I need functional wifi and a laptop for my work. I would love to travel to the central americas (niceragua, costa rica and panama) for about a month during june but this ...
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Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua

I want to go to Costa Rica and I am considering going to Panama and Nicaragua as well. I wonder though, what will I be able to find in Panama and Nicaragua that I will not be able to find in Costa ...
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Is it safe to drink tap water in Nicaragua?

When looking through travel guides and websites, I often see the statement that tap water is not safe in Nicaragua. For example, the US State Department says: Tap water is not considered safe in ...
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Are there any operating trains in Nicaragua?

I have heard that Nicaragua used to have an operating train system, but at some point in the past it was dismantled and discontinued. Are there currently any trains that regularly operate in Nicaragua?...
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How does VIP service work at the Managua Airport?

At the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (the airport in Managua, Nicaragua), I have heard there is a VIP service you can pay for, where an agent will meet you when disembarking from the plane ...
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US Dollar (USD) to Nicaraguan Córdoba (NIO) exchange rate

I have heard that the exchange rate of Nicaragua's currency is "pegged" to the US dollar, and varies at a fixed, predicable rate rather than varying naturally with the markets. What is the rate ...
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Visa for US citizen visiting Nicaragua

When a US citizen travels to Nicaragua, what does it cost to enter the country? How long can the stay be without having a visa or paying a fine? Is there a resource online where up-to-date answers to ...
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Cell phone frequencies in Nicaragua [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a definitive reference guide to cell phone standards by country? As far as I know, the Nicaraguan cell phone system is on the GSM standard and has two major providers,...
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