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Costa Rica travel advice

Costa Rica wildlife monkeys

So you’ve booked your trip to Costa Rica, how exciting! Now what? There’s always a lot to think about so to make it easier, we have put together some advice that will help you plan before and during your trip. Then you can focus on the exciting bit!

Sunset at the beach

Best time to visit Costa Rica

Costa Rica may be small but it has lots going on weather-wise with varying climates across its different regions. So the time of year you travel there really depends on where you want to go. If you need a helping hand, take a look at our handy tips on when to go.

Visa, Passport and Money advice

When you’re planning a trip to Costa Rica, it’s important to get clued up on all the essential info before your journey begins. From passports and visas to useful money tips, we’ve compiled a page of handy hints to give you a helping hand.

Costa Rica passport arrangements
Costa Rica transport 4x4 on dirt track and rainbow over the rainforest in the distance

Getting around Costa Rica

There’s so much to see in Costa Rica, it’s hard to know how to cram it all in. Whether you want to travel the local way by bus or embark on your own self-drive adventure, we can help you piece together your journey from A to B.

Book flights with Rickshaw

At Rickshaw not only do we prearrange every aspect of your holiday itinerary we also book international flights and any domestic flights for your trip.

Costa Rica small aeroplane transport
Costa Rica accommodation exterior pool


In Costa Rica you’ll stay in small-scale authentic accommodation that truly reflects the culture and nature of your surroundings. It could be a basic lodge in the village of an indigenous community, a Caribbean themed hotel on the east coast or traditional hacienda just outside a national park.