Applications you can download to your phone to help with logistics, communication, and even learning a little during your Costa Rica vacation. All of these apps are free (some offer upgrades to eliminate advertising for a few bucks). All are available at the apple store or the play store for … [Read more...]
Use a SIM Card or Buy a Costa Rican Phone
If you purchase an international plan in advance most U.S. and Canadian providers offer reasonable service and rates for you to use your own cell phone and number in Costa Rica. Almost any phone since 2016 will work but without a prepaid international plan the roaming fees (no, the "unlimited talk … [Read more...]
Will My Phone Work?
Five years ago the answer to the question - will my phone work in Costa Rica? - was just a simple no. A couple of years ago the addition of new networks in Costa Rica and changes to phones in the U.S. meant the answer changed "yes it will probably work." Now the big question is "how much will … [Read more...]
Cell Phone Coverage
If you haven't already you'll want to determine if your phone will work at all in Costa Rica. Cell phone signals in Costa Rica are a bit like the wildlife, you never know what you're going to get until you get there and it could be there one minute and gone the next. One of our favorite spots … [Read more...]
No, we don't mean when you haven't been able to get signal on your i-phone for sixteen hours to update the Facebook status of your sunburn... These are a few suggestions to help you make a phone call when you urgently need to - for example if your driver and van haven't arrived to pick you up … [Read more...]