Costa Rica is part of Americas with main city at
San Jose. Its Developing country with a
population of 5M people. The main currency is Costa Rican Colon. The languages
spoken are Spanish. the Republic of Costa Rica is the formal name of Costa Rica It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~23.94 °C 🌧 ~168.94 mm 👨👩👦👦 5M people
⚠️ Travel advice
High degree of caution
This travel advice has been reviewed and includes new information on drink spiking. The level of this advice has not changed. We continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in Costa Rica.
issued date: August 8, 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.