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Travel Information

Here is what you need to know for the details of the trip


Trip highlights

Please see below key higlights included in your tour with MedEdQuest;


10 day itinerary including ground transportation and accomodation


24/7 Support


4 days of hands on medical experience 



32 contact hours of medical experience with a certification 


Working alongside Licensed Professionals


Additional adventure tours

Included in the trip

With our services, travel planning becomes effortless. Our team of experienced travel coordinators takes care of every detail, allowing you to fully enjoy your trip.

Lounge Area for villa


We have designated airport hotels near to San Jose airport that are comfortable ready for your trip. In Santa Teresa you will be staying in a Villa located centrally with access to a pool to cool off inbetween volunteering and days off. 

Local Costa Rican Food


You will be provided meals in the villa everyday of the program as well as lunch during clinic days.  We provide local dishes so that you can delight yourself with traditional food from Costa Rica. Please let us know before hand if you have any food allergies and dietary restrictions that we need to be aware of.



Transportation is going to be included right from the start of this trip and will take you all the way to Santa Teresa. You will be picked up everyday in a private transfer and returned back to the villa. Your safety is our priority whilst on this volunteer program. If you want to explore on your free days you will need to provide your own transport. 

Awaken to Paradise at Luna Villas

Start your days immersed in paradise. Take a deep breath of fresh Costa Rican air, fragrant with plumeria blossoms and the melodic calls of exotic birds. Open your eyes to a stunning vista – either lush rainforest or sparkling ocean – your daily greeting from Luna Villas.

Travel FAQ'S

Arrival and Departure Information

Upon arrival, our airport representative will pick you up at Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose and transfer you directly to our designated hotel near the airport. Be sure to send us your exact flight details ahead of time so we can coordinate your airport pickup smoothly.

We will all return to the airport on the last day of volunteering ensuring you have enough time to get your flight home. 

Visa Requirements

Before traveling, research the visa requirements for your nationality and apply for the necessary tourist visa. Some nationalities are eligible for a visa on arrival, while others must obtain one in advance. Check Costa Rica's immigration website for the most up-to-date information. US citizens do not require a visa to enter Costa Rica.

Travel Insurance

Travel and medical insurance is an essential and compulsory for the trip you must provide a copy of this with us directly via email

Recommended Vaccinations

Consult with a travel doctor to determine which vaccinations are recommended or required for your trip. We highly recommend being up-to-date on routine vaccinations as well as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Typhoid. Check the CDC website for Costa Rica-specific health information and travel warnings.

Getting vaccinated well in advance of your trip is crucial to staying healthy and safe while volunteering abroad.


We will send you an invoice for full payment once we have confirmed your place on the volunteer experience, this must be paid in full 65 days prior to the trip via bank transfer.

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