Currency:Colon (named after Cristophoro Colombo-english version, Christopher Colombus; in spanish Cristobal Colon).
Credit Cards,most credit cards are accepted: the usual master card, visa and american express.
Tipping: we do not usually tip, there is a 23% tax added to your bill when go to a restaurant (13% sales tax, and 10% service). Nevertheless, if you are either very satisfied a tip will always be a good way to show your gratitude and it will definetly be a great incentive.
Costs Cars are rediculously expensive due to extremely high taxes. Yet, when it comes to food or lodging you will be able to find very reasonable prices.