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need a travel agent

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need a travel agent

my parents want to book a week long trip to costa rica with air transfers between manual antonio, arenal, and possibly one other destination, and are looking for a good travel agent. any recommenations?

Playa Guiones...
Destination Expert
for Nosara
posts: 1,797
reviews: 4
1. Re: need a travel agent

There are so many and I'm sure you'll get many suggestions. Here's mine:


San Jose, Costa Rica
posts: 44,925
reviews: 3
2. Re: need a travel agent

Great question,,,try to dealt with reputable full aproved by Costa Rica Tourism Dpt...ICT...some people may will try to impress you with a couple recent reviews...most of the time they post them,,,just noticed who recommend them...one poster not good news!

Also nice to ask a few quotes and ALWAYS ask for day by day break down...and the cost of the hotels...if they do not do it...find somebody else!


Native pride

Edited: 5:10 pm, August 14, 2012
Grecia, Costa Rica
posts: 916
reviews: 15
3. Re: need a travel agent

Can't go wrong with Pacific Tradewinds based here in Costa Rica http://www.costaricavacation4me.com/

San Francisco Bay...
posts: 30
reviews: 23
4. Re: need a travel agent

I loved http://www.puravidaeh.ca/

Nikki is the best and so helpful!

Manuel Antonio
Destination Expert
for Manuel Antonio National Park
posts: 2,171
5. Re: need a travel agent

This is not that hard to do on your own, however Pacific Tradewinds, Rico Tours, Costa Rica Vacations are all excellent companies. We can also help you on the forums. Enjoy!

Grecia, Costa Rica
Destination Expert
for Province of Alajuela
posts: 7,025
reviews: 41
6. Re: need a travel agent

No shortage of travel agents in Costa Rica and out. Here is my list as well as other Forum and user recommended agencies.

Horizontes – http://www.horizontes.com/eng/ - Very green company, offers packages, involved with community programs, good company & good folks

Crreferals – http://www.crreferrals.com/ - Good for custom planning, has packages, involved with animal rescue, good company & good folks

Actuar - www.actuarcostarica.com/app/cms/www/index.php Off the beaten path rural tourism, involved with community programs, good company, good folks.

Caravan – http://www.caravan.com/ - Best for larger group tours up to 30. Excellent reputation and well respected. Awesome at what they do.

Costa Rica Expeditions – www.costaricaexpeditions.com/wl3/index.php - High end trip planner, owns some of there own lodges, has won many awards, great reviews in the forum.

Other companies from TA forum - tripadvisor.com/Travel-g291982-c117989/Costa…

posts: 118
reviews: 7
7. Re: need a travel agent

thanks everyone!

Lake Havasu City...
Destination Expert
for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
posts: 6,808
reviews: 6
8. Re: need a travel agent

Though famous throughout Costa Rica for private transport, Rocio at http://www.tucanlimoservices.com/ can help you with your your travel arrangements too.

San Jose, Costa Rica
posts: 44,925
reviews: 3
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You are WELCOME elli...



Edited: 8:53 pm, August 16, 2012
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