Category A: (CFMR) Suzuki Jimny or similar

  • jimny car1.3 litre – Manual drive
  • Compact 4WD
  • Room for 2 Pieces of Luggage
  • Maximum 4 people

Category B: (SFMR or SFAR) Toyota RAV 4 or similar

  • hire car in sand2 litre – Manual or automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Room for 4 Pieces of Luggage
  • Maximum 5 people

Category C: (PFMR or PMAR) Toyota Fortuner or similar

  • large 4x4 on beach3 litre – Automatic
  • Air-conditioning
  • Room for 2 Pieces of Luggage
  • Maximum 7 people

We’ve put together some useful information to help you when choosing to travel through Costa Rica by car. Once you book your trip with us you will receive more information as part of your travel documents. Alternatively, give our Travel Specialists a call for more information.

Terms & Conditions

Since the 8th June 2015 the paper counterpart of your driver’s licence is no longer valid. The DVLA have advised that if you are hiring a car, in the UK or abroad, and you are asked to provide evidence of your driving record you will be able to do so by accessing the Share My Driving Licence service via the DVLA online for free.

See DVLA website for more details

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