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Costa Rica Trip 2015

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PICTURES FROM THE 2014 TRIP


Dr. Eduardo Pacheco: e-mail: epacheco@jsu.edu  Office Ph: (256) 782-8245

MAY 5-30, 2015

IN COSTA RICA CONVERSA COSTS: $ 1,700

INCLUDES:

  • CONVERSA INSTRUCTOR
  • ROOM AND BOARD
  • BREAKFAST AND DINNER WITH HOST FAMILY
  • LUNCH ON CAMPUS
  • AIRPORT PICK UP
  • DAILY TRANSPORTATION
  • ALL AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES LISTED ON THE PROGRAM ( STUDENTS WILL CHOOSE)
  • WEEKEND TOURS ARE LISTED WITH THEIR COSTS ( THEY ARE NOT INCLUDED)
  • ALL STUDENTS SHOULD ARRIVE ON THE SAME DAY (MAY 5th )
  • ORIENTATION BEFORE CLASSES START

OTHER COSTS

Plane Ticket around $500

$30 to exit country

Tours $200 : Monteverde (zipline), Beach, Volcano

JSU Tuition costs

JSU STUDENTS SHOULD:

  • COMPLETE ALL THE FORMS
  • DEPOSIT $ 200  BY JANUARY 27TH  2015: MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO JSU
  • DEADLINE FOR THE REMAINING AMOUNT: MARCH 20TH  
  • REGISTER FOR 6 CREDIT HOURS: CHECK FOR COURSES AVAILABLE IN CONVERSA
  • HAVE YOUR PASSPORTS READY
  • BOOK YOUR PLANE TICKETS 

Important links
Airfare links
Travel Insurance
Informational Links
  • Rick Steve's Packing lists for men and women (Rick Steve also has great travel advice)
  • Costa Rica Video
  • What you can buy with $1   (Currency is the Colon, $1 = 492 CRC) 
    • •a coke costs 550
      •Shoestring travelers can survive on US$25 to US$35 a day.
      •Easy to find cajeros automáticos (ATMs) everywhere.
      Credit Cards
      You can expect a transaction fee on all international credit-card purchases: $2 TO $3
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