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Visa Latin America is offering visitors to Costa Rica a chance to get a reimbursement on sales taxes paid in the country with purchases made with a VISA® or VISA Electrón® cards.
The rebate is equal to the tax paid on purchases in Costa Rica between 9 January 2009 and 22 February 2009.
Visitors leaving Costa Rica will be able to present their Visa vouchers at the Juan Santamaría airport and have a chance to win a rebate of the 13% sales tax on the purchase. Not eligible are ATM withdrawls, purchases made online and purchases were sales tax did not apply.
On presenting the vouchers at the airport, winners, who are chosen at random, will be notified immediately and will receive a Visa debit card with the amount of the tax paid in Costa Rica on their purchase.
The Visa module at the airport is only open between 9am and 7pm from Monday to Sunday.
For more information and details of the “tax free” promotion, visit: http://www.visalatam.com/taxfree/index.jsp and click on “BASES Y CONDICIONES” which opens a new browser window with all the rules and regulations of the promotion or call (506) 2287 8090.
The website and its content on the promotion is only available in Spanish. Clicking on the “English version” at the top of the page will not get you to the information.
By: Inside Costa Rica (Original Here)