The Costa Rica Travel Blog is the current traveller, will-be traveller, has-been traveller, and should-be traveller's guide to everything Costa Rica. Information, stories, news, and advice written by the Pura Vida! eh? Inc. team; Costa Rican insiders, outsiders, and everywhere-in-between-siders.

Money And Spending In Costa Rica

Spending Money In Costa Rica: What To Know About USD, Colones, Credit Cards, And More!

Spending Money In Costa Rica: What To Know About USD, Colones, Credit Cards, And More!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. SPENDING MONEY IN COSTA RICA: IS USD ACCEPTED? Rest assured, American travellers, when it comes to spending money in Costa Rica, USD is widely accepted, as are Costa Rican colones. Unfortunately, CAD, […]

Paying For Your Costa Rica Trip: What Is Normal, Common, And To Be Expected?

Paying For Your Costa Rica Trip: What Is Normal, Common, And To Be Expected?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 27th, 2017. Tourism operations in Costa Rica are all over the map, literally and figuratively speaking. Travellers can hike to volcano craters in the Central Valley, rappel down waterfalls in the Northern In-lands, surf […]

Colones To Dollars (USD): Exchanging Money In Costa Rica

Colones To Dollars (USD): Exchanging Money In Costa Rica

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 18th, 2017. EXCHANGING MONEY IN COSTA RICA: HELPFUL COLONES TO DOLLARS CURRENCY EXCHANGE CHARTS Compared to currency exchange elsewhere in the world, exchanging American dollars to Costa Rican colones exchange is an easy process […]

What To Know About Tipping In Costa Rica

What To Know About Tipping In Costa Rica

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 14th, 2017. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT TIPPING IN COSTA RICA At Pura Vida! eh? Inc. we often receive requests from clients asking us to provide them with our recommendations for tipping in Costa Rica. This […]

I Am Flying Into Liberia (LIR). Is There A Bank At The Airport Or Where Is The Best Place To Exchange USD?

I Am Flying Into Liberia (LIR). Is There A Bank At The Airport Or Where Is The Best Place To Exchange USD?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 18th, 2017. You asked… I am flying into Liberia (LIR). Is there a bank at the airport or where is the best place to exchange USD? We answered… If you have decided to exchange […]