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blkbemr1
9/2/2019 18:15 EST

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9/2/2019 17:18 EST

Thank you all for the helpful ideas and advice. We will be going from San Jose on Thurs. of this week to Grecia for a few days, after that, still up in the air. I like the idea of La Paz Waterfalls and Lake Arenal. We also thought about driving down to Uvita, who knows. I do have one more question as our departure date is in two days. as far as currency goes. do we need CR currency? a lot or a small amount? I know when we were in Ecuador, we used US dollars of course, it made things very simple, just not sure about CR. again, thank you for your help!!

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lindyluvsCR
9/8/2019 17:49 EST

I don't know about other locations, but I suggest colones for Grecia. If you try to pay in dollars in grocery store, it takes cashiers longer and everyone in line in back of you inconvenienced. Maybe a restaurant wouldn't mind.

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princzz
9/9/2019 09:43 EST

Hello... just go to any bank with your passport and get colones. It is Always better to have colones, faster, less stress on your mind, in lines and no thoughts of people ripping you off...

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