Costa Rica is part of Americas with main city at
San Jose. It's usually 🌤️ 24.90 °C in Costa Rica with a rainfall of 🌧 78.08 mm. Tipping is quite common in Costa Rica and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Costa Rica is on average 3.4 Mbps. In Costa Rica you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a
population of 5M people. The main currency is Costa Rican Colon. The languages
spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are very common in Costa Rica. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~24.90 °C 🌧 ~78.08 mm 👨👩👦👦 5M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our travel advice for Costa Rica. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Costa Rica.
issued date: November 1, 2019
Costa Rica uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
💱 Currencies Used
Costa Rica uses the Costa Rican colón (symbol: ?), code CRC.Banknotes come in denominations of 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 colóns. Colón is subdivided into 100 céntimos. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10 and 5 colóns.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Costa Rica. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Costa Rica and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.