Since Costa Rica is a small country you can easily go from the chilled climate of the mountains to the dry tropical beaches, in just hours or even minutes! Of course that will ultimately depend on the type of transportation you choose .e.g. the estimated time by ground from San Jose downtown to Jaco Beach it’s about 1 1/2 hours.
Common transportation services for tourists include: private ground transfers, domestic flights and car rentals.
Private Ground Transfers
When opting for this type of transportation, travelers will be able to admire the exotic landscape as they head to their final destination. Our customers often tell us how they never got bored during their transfer and how they enjoyed every second of it, taking pictures, recording videos or just observing the country’s flora and fauna.
You won’t find any problems with the road conditions in Costa Rica and even many of the road’s signs are in English. The only thing that you should keep in mind is that distances in Costa Rica are based on Kilometers not Miles… (Read More)
1 Kilometer = 0,6 Miles
Using domestic airlines is especially recommendable if you are traveling long distances. Rates are always affordable especially during low season. Flight companies in Costa Rica are eco-friendly and internationally certified. They all operate under very high standards.
The local airlines in Costa Rica have the highest on-time performance in Central America, averaging an outstanding 90%. Baggage policies can vary depending on your selected airline but most of them won’t permit more than 30 lbs per person - for checked in baggage… (Read More)
For those how really want to experience the real Costa Rica, a car rental service is probably their best option. Driving in San Jose can be difficult because of the huge amount of cars entering and exiting the city every day (remember this is the capital city of Costa Rica), however you shouldn’t find any driving difficulties in other provinces such as Guanacaste, Puntarenas, Alajuela and Limon.
Basic obligatory insurance “CDW” is deductible in case of: third parties damages, property damages, roll over and collision. You can pay for an extra supplemental insurance for an additional cost per day.
An average credit card deposit of $1000 dollars is required (this amount can vary depending on your selected car rental company)… (Read More)
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