Oneworld member Iberia is selling cheap flights to Panama for merely €376 from Rome, €400 from Germany, and €402 from Zurich. Flying with 23 kg of luggage, however, increases the price by €90.
If you book on British Airways’ website, all flights can be canceled for a voucher equal to the price of the flight. This voucher can then be redeemed for flights until September 2023. Rebooking is possible without a rebooking fee, but the fare difference applies.
Iberia is not so generous, as rebooking without a rebooking fee or reimbursement in form of a voucher is only possible if you are tested positive for Corona, or if the destination implements entry bans, quarantine measures, etc.
These flights can be found between November 2021 and June 2022 (except in December).
You can fly from the following cities:
You would first fly to Madrid, from where Iberia would fly you to Panama onboard an Airbus A330.
Search & Book
These flights can be booked until September 27, 2021 for flights before June 9, 2022. Your trip needs to be at least 7 days long.
The tickets are issued in booking class A. Flying from Rome, that’d get you:
- 5,896 Miles on SriLankan FlySmiles
- 5,896 Award Miles + 11,790 EQMs on American AAdvantage
- 4,746 Points on Finnair Plus
- 2,948 Avios + 50 TP on British Airways Executive Club
- 2,948 Qmiles + 36 Qpoints on Qatar Privilege Club
- 2,948 Avios + 220 TP on Iberia Plus
- 2,948 Miles on Alaska Mileage Plan
- 2,948 Miles on S7 Airlines Priority Club
- 2,948 Miles on Japan Airlines Mileage Bank
- 2,948 Miles on Royal Air Maroc Safar Flyer
- 2,948 Miles on Malaysia Airlines Enrich
- 2,948 Miles on Royal Jordanian Royal Club
Information & Tips for Panama
Panama is the safest and most developed country in Central America. Thanks to the construction of the Panama Canal, the country experienced a strong economic boom and is now considered an important trade destination. Tourists also get their money’s worth thanks to the numerous natural sights and the capital Panama City.
Best Time to Visit
Winter between December and March is the best time for a trip to Panama. This is the dry season where temperatures are moderate and humidity relatively low. However, you should be aware that prices are significantly higher at this time of year. On the Caribbean (East) coast the weather is always a bit rainy and warmer than on the Pacific (West) coast of the country. From May to November there can be strong tropical storms with high wind speeds and massive amounts of precipitation.
Immigration & Visa Requirements
Most EU citizens do not need a visa for tourist stays of up to 180 days and can enter with a passport. Please note that in some cases a return flight ticket or a certificate of onward travel is required on entry. Consult with your country’s state department or ministry of foreign affairs for the exact regulations.
The national currency of Panama is the Balboa (PAB). It is anchored 1:1 to the US Dollar exchange rate (USD), i.e. one Balboa is always equal to one US Dollar. Many credit cards may charge a foreign currency fee of up to 2% for payment in Balboa or Dollars. Credit cards are accepted relatively widely, and the US Dollar is virtually as widespread as the Balboa.
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