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Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

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Orlando, Florida
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Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

We're going from SJO to Arenal to Manuel Antonio, then back to SJO.

I'm hiring the driver from the Arenal hotel to take us from the airport to Arenal.

Should I contact the Manuel Antonio hotel or the Arenal Hotel to hire a driver to take us to Manuel Antonio?

Thanks.

Costa Rica
posts: 23,243
reviews: 26
1. Re: Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

You can contact the hotel ahead of time or just book your driver when you check in.

You can also just book a driver on your own. www.tucanlimoservices.com gets rave reviews here in the forum.

Costa Rica
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reviews: 26
2. Re: Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

Sorry - I forgot to add -- if you like the driver that picked you up at the airport, you can just make arrangements with him to take you from Arenal to Manuel Antonio.

Houston, Texas
Destination Expert
for Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos
posts: 4,092
reviews: 104
3. Re: Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

You can do it either way. I usually check with both and compare prices. We always book our drivers through our hotels, and it's worked out great for us. We book when we reserve the hotels.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4. Re: Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

Try not to pay the transfers in advance...wait until you get to Costa Rica...and you can see the vehicles and meet the drivers...

roadadvisor

5. Re: Do I hire driver from our beginning or destination hotel?

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