Things to Pack

If you are traveling to Costa Rica, it is useful to have a checklist of tasks you’ll need to have done before arriving here in Costa Rica.   You should also have a packing checklist of items you might need  (other than the basics) while you’re here!

Task List:

  • Make sure your passport is valid and up to date  Passport and driver’s license
  • Buy a pocket Spanish dictionary or download the i-phone Spanish translator application
  • If you want service on your cell phone, Check with your cell carrier for coverage in Costa Rica and make sure you set up an international plan. 
  • Advise your bank and credit card companies that you will be traveling to Costa Rica to ensure your cards will work when you get here. 
  • Find great things to do while you’re here
  • Schedule and confirm any tours
  • Book your transportation from your arrival airport to your final destination
  • Book your rental property with us

Packing List: 

  • Passport
  • Drivers License (especially if you plan to rent a vehicle)
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash
  • Medications
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water Bottle or Canteen
  • Bathing suit or surf board shorts
  • Gym shoes or hiking boots
  • Raincoat or Poncho
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • A sweatshirt or light weight fleece pullover for cool nights

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need assistance in planning your trip!

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