April 15, 2008

The US dollar ain’t what it used to be. CNN Money.com did a recent article on getting the most for your vacation dollar by vacationing where the dollar is strong. They had Costa Rica listed as #3…this is what they said:

Incredibly, Americans now have about a third more buying power in this natural wonderland than they did five years ago — a dollar equals around 500 Costa Rican colones today vs. 360 then.

You can explore beaches good for surfing, then go snorkeling in coral reef-filled bays.Don’t miss the rainforests, which teem with wildlife — including rare quetzals with spectacular plumage.

They forgot to mention that we have world class fishing in Costa Rica.

Here is an example of some airfare values to Costa Rica.

Atlanta atl   $365  spirit

Atlantic City acy  $333  spirit

Boston bos  $412  spirit

Detroit dtw     $333 spirit

Ft Laud Miami fll    $299  spirit

Vegas las    $404  spirit

Los angeles lax   $404  spirit

Myrtle beach myr   $336 spirit

New york lga   $326  spirit

Orlando mco   $313  spirit

Tampa tpa   $313  spirit

DC dca     $329  CONT

Chicago orp  $349  CONT

NY jfk             $319 DELT  

Washington iad      $333 DELT  

Miami mia               $333 LACS  


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