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We are going for ten days. How much cash should we bring to start off since it looks like everything required cash payments? I know there are atms but how reliable are they? I'm also concerned about carrying too much cash.

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11. Re: cash

Its a debit card linked into the VISA system(again its not a credit card).Lots of places take credit cards but not debit therefore you tell the merchant to process it like a VISA and money comes out of your bank account. The debit card has a funny looking VISA symbol on it. I have credit cards for back up and use debit (money I have) instead of money I dont. Just the way I like to do business.

Punta Uva, Costa...
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12. Re: cash

Not so much anymore, but you can always go inside bank and teller will help you with transaction. Dress appropriately and bring your passport for this.

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13. Re: cash

I will be sure to bring small US bills.

14. Re: cash

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