The below are helpful links when looking to possible ship your household items and/or vehicle to Costa Rica.
This site will tell you what approximately your vehicle import taxes will be and what the value of your vehicle is in Costa Rica Colones.
This site will tell you about the mandatory vehicle insurance in Costa Rica.
Riteve – Revisión Ténica
This site will tell you all about the Costa Rican Vehicle Inspection
http://www.rtv.co.cr/ – Spanish
This site is where all automobiles and land are registered in Costa Rica
http://www.registronacional.go.cr/ – Spanish
These sites will tell you more about exporting your household good and vehicles.
This is a list of freight forwarders for your to peruse.
Auto Prices in Costa Rica
These two sites will show you what vehicles are selling for in Costa Rica.
Costa Rican Law
This sites will help you understand the laws in Costa Rica.
Exchange Rate (Tipo de Cambio)
This site will give you the $ to colon exchange rate.
http://www.bncr.fi.cr – Spanish
Compra – The amount that the bank buys the $ from you. If you give them $1 they will give you the number of colones in Compra.
Venta – The amount that the bank sells $s to you. If you want to exchange colones for $ you have to give them the number of colones in Venta and they will give you $1
http://coinmill.com/CRC_USD.html – Exchange Calculator