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Panama City

The emerald blue seas of Panama

Flights to Panama City

Best of both worlds

For a surprising mix of nature and culture, book flights to Panama City and discover a modern metropolis full of history and an exhilarating nightlife. Just outside of the city you can go on a trip through Panama's rainforest. Come visit world famous attractions such as the Miraflores locks. Become acquainted with indigenous tribes and meet up with Panama’s extraordinary wildlife. Life in the city is both hectic and cosy. Take time to chill on the broad Amador Causeway boulevard and enjoy the cooling effect of the sea.

UNESCO world heritage jewels

Panama City is full of treasures, and this has been recognised by UNESCO. The World Heritage list includes the old town district Casco Viejo, with characteristic French and Spanish colonial architecture, as well as the fort of San Lorenzo in Portobello. The latter town also has a wonderful beach, so take a dip in the azure sea and soak up the sun on the white beach. Panama City is the ideal destination for a city trip, as well as a perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Panama. Expect to be surprised: Book a flight to Panama City now!

One big water world

The sea means entertainment and there’s great snorkelling at Isla Grande. Fresh water is also easy to find near Panama City. At 70 metres, the Chorro El Macho waterfall is the highest in the rainforest. There is also a river in the rainforest near Gamboa: Take a speedboat ride along remarkable nature, volcanic craters, birds and monkey.

Flights to Panama City for a unique holiday

Find a cheap ticket to Panama City? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: Free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Panama before you know it.

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The highlights of Panama City

 

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Practical info about Panama City

Tocumen International Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Panama City

 

Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

The official currency is the Panamanian Balboa (PAB), equal to 100 centesimos, but US Dollars are accepted everywhere at a rate of B1 = US$1. Balboa are available only in coin denominations. The only paper currency used is US dollars. It is easy to exchange currency in Panama at banks, exchange shops, hotels and the airport. Avoid the black market. The best rates are offered at the larger banks. Old, creased and dirty foreign notes may be refused for exchange. Most major credit cards are widely accepted. There are many ATMs in Panama City. Banks are usually open from 8am to 1.30pm on weekdays.

Time

GMT -5.

Electricity

Electrical current is 120 volts, 60Hz. Flat two-pin plugs are the norm.

 

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