Yearly Archives: 2011


It is a well-known fact that the import duties, taxes, stamps etc… for bringing a car into Costa Rica are exorbitant.  They run somewhere between 50% & 70% depending on how new the car is.  They tax newer cars less than older cars, hoping that this will improve the quality […]

Cars in Costa Rica


This article was written for my Costa Rica real estate blog. Hence the references to real estate. I felt that the topics considered here were better suited to Dominical Dot Biz. So I move it. The Life of a Costa Rica Real Estate Guy If you are wondering about the […]

The Missing Element in Costa Rica – Culture


Selecting a vacation rental in Dominical, Costa Rica can be a daunting task. If you peruse through the listings here on dominical.biz,  you’ll find that there are numerous vacation rentals to choose from. Although there are so many vacation rentals in the Dominical area, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover that […]

Dominical Vacation Rentals Selection Guide