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>> What's the currency in Costa Rica?

The Costa Rican currency is called the Colon. For the actual exchange rate $ and € check the Web page from Banco De Costa Rica - BCR.

The exchange rate offered at the airport 10 % below the standard bank rate!

>> Are credit cards accepted?

Visa is the most common credit card. Mastercard is the least accepted. Smaller shops and restaurants may not take credit cards.

>> Tico Wind cannot accept credit cards at the launch site.

>> Can I Call?

You are welcome to call us in Costa Rica November - April. Just remember that you may be in a different time zone.

>> CELL: +506 8383 2694 9 AM - 6 PM

>> What About Cellular in Costa Rica?

Since 2011 also non residens can buy a prepaid SIM card. You can make international calls and book an internet access with this card. Options include 1 day, 1 week or 2 weeks. Depending on your device's tethering function, you can also run your computer with it.

All you need is your passport, ca 3000 Colones ( depending on the exchange rate Currently about $6) and a cellphone that is not locked by your provider.

In Tilaran you can buy the SIM card at the GOLLO market.

>> What Should I Bring?

>> General
Suntan Lotion
Aftersun Lotion
Showerproof Jacket
Sweatshirt (evenings)
Jeans (horseback riding)
Walking shoes (rain forest)
Binoculars (bird/monkey/volcano watching)
Teva type sandals

>> Windsurfing
Flotation vest (if you wear one)
Booties (if you wear them)
Gloves (if you use them)
Helmet (if you wear one)

>> Medicinal
The nearby town of Tilaran has two well-stocked farmacies.
You may, however, want to bring your own favorite
pain killer/muscle relaxant (Advil, Tylenol, Vio...oops. etc.).

>> How far is it to ______?

From the entrance of Tico Wind to:

Lake Arenal Damm is 38.5 km / 23.9 miles

Tilaran is 14.4 km / 8.9 miles

Based in Lake Arenal, Costa Rica

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