Calculating the exchange rate in Costa Rica

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Calculating the exchange rate in Costa Rica Reviews

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Colones and Dollars - - Ea$y Math Oct 23, 2009
I was able to get colones or USD at every ATM I came in contact with in Costa Rica - - both in San Jose and abroad. This was REALLY convenient and helped with the whole exchange rate thing.

In general, this was my rule-of-thumb with transposing colones into dollars to evaluate the value of something: double it for the dollar rate. meaning 5,000 colones is $10. 10,500 colones is $21.00 It is not an exact calculation, but it can get you close enough to make a quick decision on a purchase.
sylviandavid says:
Always helpful to have an idea of how much things cost... I was constantly confused in china... and shocked sometimes at how much I paid... I finally wrote some out so I had a reference... Really good review. Thanks sylvia
Posted on: Oct 30, 2009
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