CRC to NIO

Convert Costa Rican Colón to Nicaraguan Córdoba

1 CRC = 0.0715 NIO

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 Costa Rican Colón (CRC) by 100 and multiply by 7 to get it in Nicaraguan Córdoba (NIO)

How to convert Costa Rican Colón to Nicaraguan Córdoba

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 CRC to NIO

The cost of converting CRC to NIO 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.

Costa Rican Colón to Nicaraguan Córdobas conversion rates

1 CRC0.07 NIO
5 CRC0.36 NIO
10 CRC0.72 NIO
20 CRC1.43 NIO
50 CRC3.58 NIO
100 CRC7.15 NIO
250 CRC17.88 NIO
500 CRC35.76 NIO
1000 CRC71.51 NIO
2000 CRC143.02 NIO
5000 CRC357.56 NIO
10000 CRC715.12 NIO
1 NIO13.98 CRC
5 NIO69.92 CRC
10 NIO139.84 CRC
20 NIO279.67 CRC
50 NIO699.18 CRC
100 NIO1,398.36 CRC
250 NIO3,495.90 CRC
500 NIO6,991.81 CRC
1000 NIO13,983.62 CRC
2000 NIO27,967.23 CRC
5000 NIO69,918.08 CRC
10000 NIO139,836.15 CRC

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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

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.

NIO, which stands for Nicaraguan Córdoba, is the official currency of Nicaragua. It is used as legal tender exclusively in Nicaragua and is not accepted as currency in any other countries.

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
Costa Rica€90€50
Nicaragua€70€30
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.