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-Travel with tickets and money separate in case of theft/loss.

Passport-Keep valuables and passports safe and only carry enough money for anticipated expenses.

-Leave a copy of your itinerary, a photo copy of airline tickets, passport identification page, driverīs license, credit cards, travelers checks, prescriptions medical history, and important business documents with family and / or friend for emergencies.

-Make sure your health insurance covers medical emergencies away from home. If not, look into purchasing travel insurance.

-Label each piece of luggage inside and out (name, address, and telephone number). Use covered luggage tags, Instead of your home address, use that of your office information.

-Bring extra batteries for cameras and electronics. They may be hard to find here, as you are going to be traveling around.

-When possible leave jewelry at home.

-Patience, remember You are a visitor to this country. Customs and practices may be different, enjoy the difference!

Camera-Pack a small first aid kit (antiseptic, antihistamine, decongestant, band aids, anti itch ointment, diarrhea medications, pain killers (asa) gravol.

-Protect cameras, batteries etc. in plastic bags. Even the humidity of the Rain Forest can permeate into your electronic equipment.

-Protection from insects. Insects are attracted to some of the things you carry in your luggage soap, lotions, harmless insects donīt bother people but it is better to have them away from your clothes.

-Donīt leave unattended objects such as cameras and video cameras. Keep your wallet in an inconspicuous place.

-Use cabs whose identifications are exhibited on the door. The license plates must have red numbers and the cars must be red too.

-If an emergency call 911, donīt worry, they speak English
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Costa Rica Flag Official name:
República de Costa Rica
Official language: Spanish
Capital: San José
Independence Date: September 15, 1821 (from Spain)
President: Oscar Arias Sánchez
Area: 51,100 kmē
Percentage of water: 0.7%
Population: 4.13 million
Density: 80.66/kmē
Currency: Colón (CRC)
Time zone: UTC -6
Internet TLD: .cr
Calling Code: 506

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