Costa Rica’s currency is the colón.
US$ 1,00 = ¢ 545 (app.)
U.S. Dollars are widely accepted, as well as most major credit cards.
Electricity throughout Costa Rica is 110 V, 60 Hz; using the same type of plugs as in the United States.
- Direct-dial telephone service, fax,radio, and cable television are all available.
- Most major hotels also have Internet access, and business centers.
- Bilingual operators are available for international calls.
Telephone Country Code Costa Rica: (00 506)
Costa Rica is located at -6 GMT.
Daylight savings time is not observed.