COP to CRC

Convert Colombian Peso to Costa Rican Colón

1 COP = 0.1315 CRC

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Divide the amount in Colombian Peso (COP) by 10 and add 30% to get it in Costa Rican Colón (CRC)

How to convert Colombian Peso to Costa Rican Colón

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert COP to CRC

The cost of converting COP to CRC depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

Colombian Peso to Costa Rican Colóns conversion rates

1 COP0.13 CRC
5 COP0.66 CRC
10 COP1.32 CRC
20 COP2.63 CRC
50 COP6.58 CRC
100 COP13.15 CRC
250 COP32.89 CRC
500 COP65.77 CRC
1000 COP131.55 CRC
2000 COP263.09 CRC
5000 COP657.73 CRC
10000 COP1,315.45 CRC
1 CRC7.60 COP
5 CRC38.01 COP
10 CRC76.02 COP
20 CRC152.04 COP
50 CRC380.10 COP
100 CRC760.20 COP
250 CRC1,900.49 COP
500 CRC3,800.98 COP
1000 CRC7,601.95 COP
2000 CRC15,203.91 COP
5000 CRC38,009.77 COP
10000 CRC76,019.53 COP

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

COP, also known as the Colombian Peso, is the official currency of Colombia. It is the legal tender used in Colombia for all transactions, including buying goods and services, paying bills, and conducting business.

CRC, which stands for Costa Rican Colón, is the official currency of Costa Rica. It is denoted by the symbol “₡” and is subdivided into 100 céntimos. The CRC is primarily used as legal tender within Costa Rica, allowing residents and visitors to conduct daily transactions, make purchases, and settle debts within the country.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
Colombia€50€20
Costa Rica€90€50
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.