COSTA RICA Travel Guide: Know Before You Go

COSTA RICA Travel Guide: Know Before You Go

Travel Well in Costa Rica with our essential know-before-you-go tips! In our final episode of the series, we share what to pack, the best places to visit and insight on language, currency and how to get around safely. If you want to see more of Costa Rica be sure to watch our three travel guide episodes highlighting San Jose, Tortuguero, Rio Celeste, La Fortuna, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio. ++ Our Mexico series kicks off next week so be sure to subscribe so you don鈥檛 miss it!

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The tour we were on:
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  1. Tips are just for foreings , ticos never tip because some places include it in final price, also the ponchos for rain in mid summer you never need those

  2. Excellent overview! I just returned having done the same itinerary with G Adventures for 15 wonderful days. I would second taking the following and keeping them in your day bag: Deet 100 repellent, small binoculars, sunscreen, swim trunks, and a small but powerful flashlight/torch for those night time nature walks. I also wore my close-toed Keen sandals 90% of the time. Pura vida! P.S. Make sure you bring home some Linzano salsa!

  3. Holy Fuck! Your hot asf and you your accent and personality! 馃い馃槏 I鈥檓 envious of this Matt guy you talk about way to often 馃槀 Thanks for the video and links! They are already very helpful for my trip in 2 weeks!

  4. Yes! Costa Rica is one of the 5 most expensive countries in Latin America and it鈥檚 the highest in Central America so you have to save some money to come here. Great video, by the way. 馃檪 Greetings from Lim贸n, Costa Rica!馃挌

  5. Tica here, if anyone see this I advise to go to banks for exchanging money because is a better deal that way, look in the menus if it says " i.v. no incluidos" it means 13% would be added at the end (it should be included already but sometimes they don’t); if it says "Soda" in the restaurant name is like traditional/homemade style of food and normally more food on the plate (usually lower prices too).
    In here the app Waze is used to travel, a lot of people use it for normal commute too so if there an accident or traffic is horrible it would show up there.

  6. We are about to go on this tour! So excited 馃榾 May I ask what size your suitcase was? I’m worried mine might be too big to fit on all the buses/transport! Thanks x

  7. Thanks so much for your accurate information. I really hope you enjoyed your time in CR to the fullest. We really appreciate you coming to our beautiful country.
    Blessings for you and yours.

  8. You were spot on about cards vs cash, definitely had the same experience. We had a great time during our 5 weeks. Lots of videos to post now!

  9. Thanks for the useful tips! Do you need sunscreen even in places that are mostly cloudy/gloomy, like the Monteverde Cloud Forest?

  10. WOW this was so informative! We are looking at a month in Costa Rica in February, and this was such a great starting point for our research. We will certainly watch your other Costa Rica content as well for some inspiration. We are so excited to create our own content there!

  11. Very helpful video this , I鈥檓 going in December /January this year to San Jose , Manuel Antonio , Montverde , La Fortuna for just over 3 week as a solo traveller from Britain cannot wait looking forward to it greatly

  12. 09:09 Your gratuity is included, it’s the law. Sometimes they hide it as a "tax" but it’s there. If you want to tip more than 10% that’s fine but 10% is already added if you’re in a restaurant that gives you a receipt..

  13. Gracias por haber visitado nuestro peque帽o pa铆s, y por tus excelentes v铆deos mostrando nuestra rica flora y fauna , y nuestra cultura… Saludos desde Costa Rica, bienvenidos siempre 馃グ馃嚚馃嚪

  14. We are so glad we found your videos we are doing the same tour this year in November did you have to pay the optional experiences with cash for budgeting

  15. Thank you. This is great and very informative video on Tiquisia. I am working with my former high school teammates to develop an easy and very practical addressing system, for roadways and waterways, which can be used not only Costa Rica, but around the developing world, for the better safety of foreigners and locals alike.

  16. The reason they ask you to sit in the front in uber is because it’s not technically legal so they don’t want to be stopped by the traffic cops.

  17. Ha hora canbio de luz habeses necesitamos un toque de majia de bellesas que ispira tantas hemociones que salen de su bello coraz贸n que nos en buelbes como un tamal cosrrisense donde salen tanta hemociones que hesa bella mirada con hojos color berde selestial cuidese musho hi sobre todo Dios lesbiga su tiempo con bertido en amor pacion cari帽o respeto hacia los dem谩s Am茅n Gad is Love peace Amen 馃檹

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