Costa Rica is one of Central America's most beautiful and unique countries, known for its breath-taking natural landscapes and diverse wildlife. Renting a vehicle adds freedom to your adventure and the flexibility to choose when and where you go, often avoiding the masses of other tourists. Here are some helpful tips to help you on your way
1. The Roads
Main roads in Costa rica are generally paved. However you can find potholes and more narrow lanes then you may be used to. If you decide venture off of the main roads, which is often the case to simply get to your Airbnb or even hotel, then the roads can often be more rugged. In some situations you may even encounter rivers of various sizes and depths that will block the way forward. While none of these rivers are recommended, especially for insurance reasons, they are a part of the countries roadway obstacles from time to time. Having a 4x4 and a bit of local knowledge can go a long way to make sure you get where you want to go, without to many detours.
2. Discover Hidden Gems
Costa Rica is a country filled with hidden gems waiting to be discovered. You can explore off-the-beaten-path destinations with a good 4x4 vehicle, including secluded beaches, hidden waterfalls, and tranquil villages. Volcanoes such as La Fortune is a must see and you can find great places to stay for all types of travelers. Tamarindo is also a vibrant beach town with other, less busy beaches and towns near buy, making it a great place if your spending some time as a nomad here.
3. The Insurance issue
Many travelers arrive in Costa Rica renting a vehicle that they believe will be covered by their credit cards for insurance as it does in many other countries. More often then now, however, insurance charges are required when picking up the vehicle as most credit cards are not accepted. This can Significantly add to the price of your daily rental. You can however find companies that will include the insurance, such as www.Roam4x4rentals.com
Costa Rica is generally a safe country for tourists, but there are still risks associated with traveling in unfamiliar places. Renting a car can provide an added layer of safety as you control your transportation. It also eliminates the need to carry large sums of cash for taxis or rely on public transport at night.
5. Reserve Your Car
So, the next time you plan a trip to Costa Rica, add renting a car to your itinerary. For off-road 4x4 car rentals in Costa Rica, contact Roam 4x4 Rentals. We specialize in providing top-of-the-line 4x4 vehicles designed to navigate the challenging terrain of Costa Rica's diverse landscapes. Our team of experienced staff is always ready to help you with any questions or concerns.