Useful Resources at San Jose

Best Place to Exchange Money

The United States dollar is also accepted unofficially in some places throughout Costa Rica. $ 1 US Dollar equals ₡ 578.09 Costa Rican Colón (Sept 7th, 2017)

Banknotes: 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 .

BANCO POPULAR
Bank at Multiplaza Escazú, Calle Multiplaza
+506 2542 3712
Open until 7:00 PM

BANCO DE COSTA RICA
Bank at Multiplaza Escazú
+506 2211 1111
Open until 6:00 PM

Transportation

We recommend to use the hotel services at the main front desk.

TAXI 5 Estrellas
+506 22 28 3159

Transportation

Safety Precautions

  1. Is highly recommended to use sunblock and mosquito repellent.
  2. Is not a cheap country.
  3. In Costa Rica is a “micro climate” region, so we suggest to carry a light raincoat.
  4. Take your time, most of the places take a long distance ride.
  5. Is important to have the right shoes for outdoor activities.
  6. WiFi is not available in some places.

Emergency Number

Dial 911

Airport

AERIS
Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría
(506) 2437-2400
http://sjoairport.com/es/

US Embassy

http://cr.usembassy.gov/
San José, Costa Rica
+506 2519 2000
Open until 4:30 PM

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