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Jaco, Costa Rica

VIP In-Country Transport
Private Transport in Costa Rica

VIP In-Country Private Transport

Choosing private transportation during your vacation to Costa Rica offers numerous benefits that enhance your overall travel experience. With professional, bilingual, local drivers at the helm, you can navigate the country's diverse landscapes with ease and confidence. Our drivers are not only adept at communicating in both Spanish and English, but also possess a deep understanding of Costa Rica's culture and geography, enriching your journey with local insights and anecdotes along the way.

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Our VIP in-country private transport provides late-model vehicles for a comfortable ride throughout Costa Rica

Our VIP in-country private transport services provide late-model vehicles that are fully equipped with modern amenities, including air conditioning, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable ride throughout Costa Rica, regardless of the weather or terrain. Whether you're embarking on a scenic drive along a coastal highway or traversing rugged mountain passes, you can relax knowing that you're traveling in style and comfort.

One of the standout advantages of opting for our VIP in-country private transport is the flexibility it affords. While most drivers adhere to a schedule to ensure timely arrivals at your destinations, they are always accommodating of passengers' needs. Whether you need to stretch your legs, take a restroom break, or simply want to admire a breathtaking vista along the way, Costa Rican drivers are happy to oblige. Their intimate knowledge of the local roads allows them to navigate efficiently, often choosing alternate routes to avoid traffic, incidents, or road closures that may not be reflected on GPS systems.

VIP in-country private transport not only facilitates convenient intercity travel across destinations within Costa Rica, but also opens up a world of possibilities for exploring the country's diverse attractions and activities. For tours located outside of designated transportation zones or those where transportation isn't included in the price, private transport serves as a flexible and cost-effective solution. With competitive rates and customizable itineraries, travelers can seamlessly access a wide range of tours and experiences, ensuring that they don't miss out on any of the highlights they had hoped to enjoy during their vacation. VIP in-country private transport provides unmatched convenience and affordability, allowing seamless navigation between destinations across the country, thus enabling you to make the most of your vacation time.

Recognizing the significance of efficient travel arrangements, we provide hassle-free online booking to get you to or from most of the major destinations in Costa Rica. If you wish to travel to destinations not listed on our booking form, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team of experienced agents is readily available to assist you.


What’s the best way to get around within Costa Rica if we want to go to several towns?

For the fastest and most comfortable travel throughout Costa Rica, VIP in-country private transport is unequivocally the way to go. With our service, you'll experience the epitome of convenience and luxury. Our bilingual professional drivers ensure smooth communication and provide insider insights into the local culture and attractions. Our late-model, fully equipped passenger vans guarantee a safe and comfortable journey, while our direct routes ensure you reach your destination faster.


Can our private transportation stop at the grocery store on the way to our destination?

Stopping at a grocery store during your journey is typically possible during VIP in-country private transport, depending on your driver's schedule. Since our drivers often handle multiple transfers in a day, it's essential to communicate directly with your driver to confirm if a stop is feasible. Please be considerate of your driver's time and try to keep shopping trips brief, allowing you to swiftly resume your journey. When tipping your driver at the end of your journey, we suggest considering any additional stops or special requests made during the trip, in addition to evaluating their overall professionalism and service. This ensures that your tip reflects their efforts appropriately and is a fair token of appreciation for their service.


Can you create a transportation only itinerary?

We can create a transportation-only itinerary tailored to your preferences, allowing you to be more spontaneous with your tours while ensuring seamless travel between destinations. By booking all your VIP in-country private transport with us, you'll have the convenience of a single itinerary consolidating all your reservations in one place. This streamlined approach simplifies your travel planning and ensures a smoother experience throughout your journey.


My group is arriving by cruise ship. Can we set up private transportation to take us to an excursion we would like to do?

Absolutely! We specialize in providing this service for cruise ship passengers, and it's a common request we fulfill seamlessly. Whether your cruise docks at Marina Pez Vela in Quepos or Puerto Caldera in Puntarenas, our VIP in-country private transport will be ready to whisk your group off to a nearby adventure as soon as you disembark. After your tour, we'll ensure you're back at the port in plenty of time to board your ship. Contact us to arrange the details. We'll take into account your arrival and departure times to ensure you have enough time for your excursion, and we can also suggest exciting nearby adventures to suit your interests and group size.


Can we hire private transportation to take us to several attractions in one day?

With our VIP in-country private transport service, you have the flexibility to craft your own sightseeing itinerary, covering multiple attractions in a single day. We highly advise collaborating with our agents to design your adventure. Drawing on their firsthand knowledge of the region's attractions, road conditions, and traffic patterns, they can curate a seamless experience tailored to your preferences. This personalized service comes at no extra cost to you, so contact us today to begin planning your unforgettable sight-seeing journey!


Can I hire transportation to go from La Fortuna to Monteverde?

Absolutely! Our transportation service offers custom transfers between La Fortuna and Monteverde, ensuring a seamless and adventurous journey for our clients. Instead of enduring a long road-only route, we utilize the stunning Lake Arenal to your advantage.

Here's how it works: we'll arrange for a taxi service to pick you up directly from your hotel in La Fortuna and take you to the lake. There, you'll board a ferry for a picturesque journey across Lake Arenal, with breathtaking views of the volcano in the distance. Upon reaching the other side, another taxi will be waiting to whisk you away to your destination in Monteverde.

This unique transfer experience is available in both directions, providing you with an unforgettable way to travel between these two beautiful destinations. Simply contact us to arrange this adventure transfer and embark on a memorable journey through Costa Rica's stunning landscapes.


How long is the drive from Jaco to La Fortuna or vice versa?

The drive from Jaco Beach to La Fortuna typically takes around 4.5 hours, depending on traffic conditions, weather, and any stops you may want to make along the way. With our VIP in-country private transport service, we prioritize efficiency and comfort, ensuring you arrive at your destination swiftly while enjoying a smooth and pleasant journey through Costa Rica's scenic landscapes.


Are private drivers government certified in Costa Rica?

Private drivers are required to have specific licenses and permits to operate commercially. These permits involve driving assessments and adherence to regulations set by local transportation authorities.


Can I include private transportation in my vacation page?

Absolutely! Adventure Tours Costa Rica offers custom vacation packages designed to suit your preferences. Our comprehensive vacation packages include accommodations, tours, and a combination of private airport transfers, VIP in-country private transport, and localized tour transportation, providing convenience and flexibility for our customers. Whether you're looking to explore Costa Rica's stunning destinations or simply relax and unwind, we've got you covered. Contact us today to start planning your dream Costa Rican vacation.


How much does private transportation cost in Costa Rica?

Private transportation costs in Costa Rica vary depending on the destination. For example, a VIP in-country private transport service from Jaco and La Fortuna or Monteverde typically takes around 3.5 hours and costs about $220, while a trip from Jaco to Manuel Antonio only takes around 1 hour and costs around $120. As a rule of thumb, the shorter the transfer, the cheaper the ride. If you require assistance planning your Costa Rican transportation, feel free to contact us. We can help you book services ala carte, or create a custom itinerary that includes tours, transportation, and accommodations in a single package.


Are there any fees with private transportation in Costa Rica?

Yes, fees may be applicable for both private airport transfers and VIP in-country private transport services in Costa Rica. Private transportation services typically offer a flat fee for up to a specific number of passengers (usually 1-4), with an additional charge of around $10 per person beyond the initial count until the van reaches capacity. For larger groups or specific needs, additional vans or larger vehicles might be necessary, incurring higher costs. Remote accommodations may necessitate specialized 4x4 vehicles for access, which can involve additional expenses. Additionally, there's a standard $10 upcharge for red-eye transfers between midnight and 5 am, applied to the entire service rather than per person. This makes late-night or early-morning transfers convenient and cost-effective for guests arriving or departing during off-peak hours.


How many people can fit in a private transportation vehicle?

The capacity of our private airport transfers and VIP in-country private transport services depends on the type of vehicle reserved. That said, we provide a variety of vehicle options to suit different group sizes. Whether you need a van, a bus, or anything in-between, feel free to contact us to explore the available options.


How much do I need to tip private drivers in Costa Rica?

Tipping private drivers in Costa Rica is not mandatory but is appreciated for excellent service. A typical tip ranges from 10% to 20% of the total fare, depending on the level of service and satisfaction. If your driver goes above and beyond or provides exceptional service, you may consider tipping toward the higher end of this range.


What is the best form of transportation in Costa Rica?

The best form of transportation in Costa Rica depends on various factors such as your itinerary, budget, comfort level, and preferences. The most popular form of transportation in-country for travelers is a combination of private airport transfers, VIP in-country private transport, and localized tour transport. Many other options are available, however, including rental cars, motorcycle rentals, public transportation, and taxi cabs. The best option for you depends on your specific needs and preferences. Consider factors such as your itinerary, budget, and comfort level when choosing the most suitable transportation method for your Costa Rican adventure.


Can you get a private driver in Costa Rica?

Yes, you can hire a private driver and vehicle in Costa Rica. We offer private driver services for various purposes, including private airport transfers and VIP in-country private transport for activities such as sightseeing or traveling to multiple destinations within Costa Rica. Hiring a private transportation service offers convenience and comfort, making it a popular choice with travelers. Additionally, private bilingual drivers have local knowledge and can provide valuable insights and recommendations to enhance your travel experience in Costa Rica.


Can I get anywhere in Costa Rica using private transportation?

Private transportation in Costa Rica can take you to most destinations across the country. Whether you're looking for a private airport transfer or heading from popular spots like Jaco Beach or Manuel Antonio to other destinations within Costa Rica, such as La Fortuna, or Monteverde during your vacation, VIP in-country private transport services can typically accommodate your needs. That said, it's essential to consider factors such as road conditions and accessibility when planning your adventures and booking your accommodations, as some destinations may require off-road vehicles or additional arrangements for access. If you are unfamiliar with Costa Rica's varied terrain and worried about selecting accommodations that might be hard to reach, don't hesitate to contact us. Our experienced team can help you find the ideal hotel or condo with convenient transportation access.


Do you have to pay gas and tolls with private transportation?

All of our private transportation services in Costa Rica include the cost of fuel and tolls in the overall price, including our VIP in-country private transport and our private airport transfers. This means that passengers do not need to worry about covering these expenses separately during their journey. By including fuel and tolls in the price, private transportation provides convenience to passengers, allowing them to enjoy their travel experience without additional financial considerations.