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Please don’t leave personal items unattended at the beach when you go swimming in the ocean. For lonely beaches avoid walking on the beach after sunset. Never take a Taxi in San José or any city in the Central Valley. Just take Uber or Public Buses.

Money and Costs

Local currency is Costa Rica Colón (CRC). The best place to exchange money are the public banks. US dollars are widely accepted in most shops but you will get your change back in Colones with a really expensive exchange rate.

Getting around

Uber is available in big cities and its surrounding: San José, Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago. You can go by good quality public transportation to mostly everywhere in Costa Rica.


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Here you can find information about different bus schedules in Costa Rica

Here you can see some pictures of the animals you can see in Costa Rica

There is not Central Bus Terminal in San José. We have many terminals and you can find them here.

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