Friday 29 September 2023

Vehicle restrictions to continue to October 15

Daytime restrictions will continue from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, including weekends.

Paying the bills


2024 Marchamo reduction gets official approval

QCOSTARICA -- The end-of-the-year expenses will be lower for...

Dollar exchange expected to remain low for the rest of the year and close at ¢550

QCOSTARICA -- If you have debts in dollars you...

Thousands of Women March in Latin America Calling for Abortion Rights

Q24N (VOA) The streets of cities across Latin America...

US, Latin America Seek to Boost Cybersecurity

Q24N (VOA) Countries up and down the Western Hemisphere...

Costa rica president accused of making deal with cartels to reduce crime

QCOSTARICA -- "Indagan supuesto diálogo gobierno-narco", “Narcotráfico se afianza...

Costa Rica declares a state of emergency due to ‘migration crisis’ and prepares deportations

QCOSTARICA -- Costa Rica's migration crisis got out of...

Dollar Exchange

¢531.62 BUY

¢538.69 SELL

29 September 2023 - At The Banks - Source: BCCR

Paying the bills


QCOSTARICA – This Tuesday afternoon the government announced that the vehicle restrictions from October 1 to 15 will be the same as the last weeks of this month, that is daytime restrictions from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm, with two plates restricted during weekdays and alternating odds and evens on weekends.

For the first two weeks in October, the nighttime restrictions will be maintained from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am.

This is due to the increase in cases of covid-19 and the saturation of the public hospitals.

- Advertisement -

The restriction hours also include the operation of commercial establishments including supermarkets, grocery stores and liquor stores, among others.

With the adjustment, during the week the plate circulation remains as follows in the first two weeks of October:

  • Mondays: vehicles with plates ending in 1 and 2 cannot circulate
  • Tuesdays: vehicles with plates ending in 3 and 4 cannot circulate
  • Wednesdays: vehicles with plates ending in 5 and 6 cannot circulate
  • Thursdays: vehicles with plates ending in 7 and 8 cannot circulate
  • Fridays: vehicles with plates ending in 9 and 0 cannot circulate
  • Saturday, October 2: vehicles with odd ending plates cannot circulate
  • Sunday, October 3: vehicles with even ending plates cannot circulate
  • Saturday, October 9: vehicles with even ending plates cannot circulate
  • Sunday, September 10: vehicles with odd ending plates cannot circulate

A reminder that the current letters of exception to the vehicle restriction expire (there are 21 exceptions) for which he urged those interested to renew them. new exemption letters are required starting on October 1. Current exemption letters are not valid after September 30.

Other changes for October

Announced this Tuesday was also the increase in capacity of bars, starting October 1 to a maximum of 50%; Public buses will be permitted up to 10 people standing; and, sports events at the National Stadium will have a capacity of 5,000 fans in the stands

Hotels with more than 100 rooms will be able to operate at 100% capacity (common areas in these establishments are kept with a capacity of 50%).

- Advertisement -

It is a measure that takes into account the expected high visitation season at the end of the year which will help with the recovery of tourism employment, mainly in coastal and rural areas because, explained the Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Segura.



- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Mask returns to the U.S. due to a new variant of Covid-19: what will happen in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA -- With COVID-19 hospitalizations steadily inching up in the United...

Rickettsiosis in Costa Rica: First three deaths confirmed

Q COSTA RICA - The Instituto Costarricense de Investigación y Enseñanza...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

%d bloggers like this: