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Renting a car in Costa Rica

When you rent a car in Costa Rica it’s advisable to choose either a 4WD or high clearance vehicle, especially if you plan to visit Monteverde. Costa Rica is a mountainous country and some of the minor roads can be gravel only, full of potholes and very muddy in the rainy season. A popular rental car is the Hyundai Tuscon which comes in 4WD and.

Travelling to Costa Rica from the UK and Europe

Most visitors to Costa Rica from the UK come through the States, as there are no direct flights from the UK. Total flying time is about 13-14 hours, depending on the route. If you come through the States you need an electronic transit authorization called an E.S.T.A which you can apply for on-line at the esta website.

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Travel Times In Costa Rica

Although Costa Rica is a small country and the distances don’t look very great, travel times can be surprisingly long because of the conditions of the roads and the terrain. Plan your journeys early in the day when it’s cooler..

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