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Why buy Costa Rican Colones from us?
Click & Collect: Secure our best rate online & pay on collection
Pre-order Costa Rican Colon for local collection with our Click & Collect service and secure our very best GBP to CRC exchange rate. We’ll notify you by email when your Click & Collect order is ready. Then simply complete the exchange in-store. Our exchange rate guarantee means your order will be held in-store at your pre-secured rate for two business days after the date of this notification.
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Home Delivery: Free delivery on all orders over £800
We can deliver Costa Rican Colon directly to your home address. For orders of £800 or over, delivery is free, or for orders under £799.99 there is a small delivery charge of £6.95.
In-store: Order Costa Rican Colon over the counter
We have an extensive UK network of stores and agents, ready to help you with your currency exchange needs. We’re happy to take currency orders over the counter.Find a store near you
Click & Sell: Sell foreign currency back to us
Leftover currency? Sell your Costa Ricen Colon banknotes back to us. Simply secure your CRC to GBP rate online with our Click & Sell service, and then complete the exchange in-store.
Costa Rica Currency Information
|Currency Name:||Costa Rican Colon (plural: colones)|
|Banknotes:||1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 colones|
|Coins:||5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, and 500 colones|
The colón is the currency of Costa Rica. It is named after Christopher Columbus, known as Cristóbal Colón in Spanish. US dollars are also widely accepted across the country, so it’s worth taking a mix of both currencies with you. Especially if you’re visiting other Central American countries like El Salvador and Panama which accept dollars also.
Typical prices in Costa Rica
|3 course meal for two (mid-range restaurant)||28,082.52 ₡|
|Pint of domestic beer||1,500.00 ₡|
|McDonalds combo meal||4,500.00 ₡|
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We offer great exchange rates on a wide range of currencies, including other Central American currencies such as the US Dollar which is used in El Salvador and Panama. Order online today for home delivery or choose to collect from your local No1 Currency exchange store or agent.