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    Finding other expats to share experiences in San José with, helped me a lot. Thanks to InterNations.

InterNations - A Place for Americans in San José

Hello to all of our Americans in San José! Are you interested in getting to know fellow American expats in San José? Are you looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. which bars in San José will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for stuffed turkey?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations San José. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of American expats, coming from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

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  • Working from Costa Rica
    3 replies
    Jan 8, 23:53

    or.: "Koelbi" is a option! Very easy and low rates ( i work all the day with "koelbi 3G".

  • How do you like living in Costa Rica?
    7 replies
    Jun 22, 06:47

    Hi Christopher! Just wanted to say I love you review of Costa Rica! I couldn't have written it better myself! My boyfriend and I love Asian food and luckily my he cooks it very well. He goes to the …

  • MISSIONARY VISA
    2 replies
    Aug 4, 09:31

    I am not a missionary, but I am a member of a church here and we get a lot of missionaries coming down. If you like I can put you in touch with one or the other of my pastors and I'm sure they can …

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American Expats in San José Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where American expats in San José exchange experiences and tips to support each other. "Chepe", as the local people say, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know San José’s American expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow American expats in San José.
  • Use the Expat Guide for San José to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Americans in San José at Our Events

Our community in San José is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in San José’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the country's many unique conservation areas. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in Costa Rica nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in San José!