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Important information

Before you leave for Costa Rica, take a minute to:

  1. Make copies of your passport and flight documents and take them with you separately. Once in Costa Rica, it is recommended to make a copy of your incoming visa also.
  2. Copy down your credit card number(s) and/or traveler's checks numbers and take them with you separately.
  3. Take note of the phone numbers in Costa Rica of the major credit card companies, which may come in handy in case you lose your credit card: Mastercard/VISA 2570155, AMEX 001 800 5282121 or Diner's Club
  4. 2572351 (Mon.-Fri.) or 2577878 (weekend)
  5. Take note of the ICT emergency tourist phone number: 800 0123456

Search for the phone number of your Embassy in the list below and write it down (the country code of Costa Rica is 506)


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