Costa Rica Country Quickfacts
|Credit Cards:||All major credit cards accepted in tourist areas: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club|
|Currency:||Costa Rican colón|
|Departure Tax:||$19USD - Usually buried within airline fares.|
|Drives on the:||Right|
|Ethnic Groups:|| |
65.8% White / Castizo; 13.65% Mestizo; 9.03% Immigrants; 6.72% Mulatto; 2.40% Amerindian; 1.03% Black
|Location:||Southern Central America|
|Religion:||Roman Catholic, Protestant|
|Time Zone:||CST (UTC -6)|
|Tipping:||Tipping is at your discretion. It is not expected but in better restaurants a charge 12% extra as service. Tourism services are not expected but are considered a courtesy.|
Costa Rica Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Costa Rica.
Learn about the history and culture of Costa Rica, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Costa Rica's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Costa Rica for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Costa Rica vacations today!
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