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What language is spoken in Panama?

The official language of Panama is Spanish.

Is English spoken in Panama?

English is the second most popular language spoken in Panama, more so residents in tourist areas speak the language. 

What currency is used in Panama? 

The currency used throughout the country is the Panamanian balboa. Major credit cards are only accepted in some hotels, restaurants and shops. ATMs can be found in Pama City.  

Do I need a visa to travel to Panama?

A visa is not required when travelling as a tourist from Canada or The United States for up to 180 days. 

When is the best time to travel to Panama?

Panama has a tropical climate year round, however from January to mid-April is the dry season.

Is there transportation within Panama? 

Panama City has a subway line known as El Metro. Taxis are another common way of getting around.

Is Panama a family friendly destination?

Families looking for an off-the-beaten-path vacation will enjoy what Panama has to offer as a destination.


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