GPSTravelMaps.com customer’s ask “Why can’t I type in a Costa Rica address into my GPS device”?
Costa Rica does not have an address system in places like the United States, Europe or many other nations.
To better understand the Costa Rica address system then please see this article by Marla Dickerson of the LA Times – With Costa Rica’s mail, it’s address unknown
Since there is not an address system in Costa Rica, GPSTravelMaps.com Costa Rica GPS map
allows the end user to enter destinations by –
- City Point
- POI – Point of Interest (see image below)
- Street Intersection
- Latitude and Longitude
Most of these methods are straightforward. The most confusing one may seem latitude and longitude. To see how to use latitude and longitude in your GPS device then click here –
Costa Rica GPS Map – Jaco Points of Interest – instead of an searching for an address, you would search for a POI then the GPS device will give you turn by turn voice directions to it- no need for an address!