To ensure a safe and hassle-free travel experience in our tropical paradise it is essential that you take into account some recommendations. Here are some practical tips to travel safely in Costa Rica and enjoy our country to the fullest.


Research and plan:

Before you travel, research your destination. Learn about local customs, weather conditions and entry requirements. Plan your itinerary and share your route with family or friends.


2. Copies of documents:

Keep digital and physical copies of your important documents, such as: passports, IDs and airline tickets. Leave one copy with someone you trust and keep another one online.


3. Know the emergency numbers:

Familiarize yourself with local emergency numbers and save the contact information of your country's embassy or consulate in Costa Rica.


4. Road safety:

When driving, respect traffic laws and use caution on urban and rural roads. Consider renting a reliable vehicle and keep the emergency numbers of the rental companies.


5. Beach safety:

When enjoying the beaches, be cautious of currents and follow the lifeguards' instructions. Keep your belongings in a safe place and do not leave valuables unattended.


6. Attention to weather warnings:

Stay informed about weather conditions and follow local recommendations to avoid possible dangers.


7. Caution with flora and fauna:

Enjoy the biodiversity, but do so with caution. Do not touch or feed the different species and keep a safe distance. Be informed about plants and animals that could pose risks.


8. Take care of your belongings:

Be alert and take care of your belongings, especially in crowded areas. Use safety deposit boxes in hotels to store valuables and do not leave items unattended on the beach or in the car.


9. Respect nature:

Contribute to the conservation of the natural environment. Do not leave garbage in protected areas and follow the principles of ecotourism, respecting the local flora and fauna.


Following these recommendations you can enjoy your trip in Costa Rica with peace of mind and safety. Reserve a car with Alamo and travel without limits in our spectacular country, we offer offices throughout the country.

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