Costa Rica: Cellphone headaches for visitors

Foreign visitors to Costa Rica have "absolutely no chance" of obtaining a temporary cellphone through official channels, according to Anabel Zumbado, client services manager of the Costa Rican Residents' Association.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Applications get bogged down in the red tape that surrounds Costa Rican migration procedures, and there are substantial delays in getting pre-paid services online.
Lack of a cellphone can be a problem for business visitors, though Zumbado added: "People can always find ways of getting round the restrictions."

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