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Travel Tips for Vacationing in Costa Rica

Hello from Costa Rica Learn Travel Tips for Vacationing in Costa Rica. COSTA RICA MONEY  (colones)  and US DOLLARS You can spend US dollars. Take small bills $5 $10 and $20 Change will be given in colones (the money in Costa Rica) Take 20 $1 dollar bills for tips. I generally do not exchange money.  I just use my US dollars...however,  be ...

Travel Tips on Spending Money and other Things Related to Travel to Costa Rica

Travel Tips on Spending Money and other Things Related to Travel to Costa Rica I am going to share with you some of the travel tips I have learned over the years while working as a travel agent and arranging vacations to Costa Rica for my clients. American Express credit cards are not accepted everywhere in Costa.   Master charge and Visa are w...

Traveling to Costa Rica? Tips on Handling Money

Traveling to Costa Rica?  Tips on Handling Money Are you planning on traveling to Costa Rica?  Costaricalearn is going to offer some tips on handling money. Don't change dollars to colones  which is the Costa Rica monetary unit  BEFORE leaving your home country.   Change it when you arrive to Costa Rica but DON'T  change it in the airport be...

Traveling to Costa Rica, Not Taking a Credit Card, How To Pay

Traveling to Costa Rica, Not Taking a Credit Card, How To Pay We are planning to travel to Costa Rica but do not have a credit card. But do have a debit card from our hometown bank.  Can I use this debit card in Costa Rica?   Are travelers checks widely accepted? ATM machines in Costa Rica take the debit card.  However, I have encountered AT...

Guide to A Happier Vacation in Costa Rica, Using Credit Cards

Guide to A Happier Vacation in  Costa Rica, Using Credit Cards After working as a travel agent for many years, specializing in Costa Rica,  I gathered  many "little pearls of wisdom" to share with my clients to make for a happier vacation in Costa Rica plus save you time and money.   And I will share these with you: American Express credit ca...