Accessible travel Panama
Panama has a good health care system in urban areas, but it is less effective in rural areas. Be sure to take out adequate health insurance for your personal and travel needs, and have funds to cover any medical emergencies.
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Some beaches in the provinces of Bocas Del Toro and Chiriqui may have strong ocean currents. Panama City, Colon, and the province of Chiriqui have the highest levels of crime, we recommend that you exercise caution and avoid flashing valuables.
The requirements to enter Panama depend on your nationality, it may be necessary to obtain a visa, show a valid passport and proof of a certain amount of money. You can consult information and obtain your visa, here.
Panama's climate is tropical, with abundant rainfall and high temperatures all year round, especially on the coasts and lowlands. In central areas the weather can be cooler.
The official language of Panama is Spanish; however, Ngäbe, Buglé, Kuna, Emberá, Wounaan, Naso Tjerdi and Bri Bri are recognized as indigenous languages.
Electricity in Panama is 120V and the plugs are type A and B.