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Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

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Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

What are some options for private transportation from San Jose airport to Arenal Nayara (besides car rental)? What would be an average price range for such a trip?

Thanks in advance!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Just search Costa Rica private Shuttle in google, the price can befrom $150-$300 just depends, just make sure it is registered and has insurance.

Heredia, Costa Rica
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2. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Hello,

There are 3 different transportation services you can hire:

1. Shared Van by Interbus, the rate is about $39 per person and it is a 3.5 driving ride. Departures at 8am and 2pm

2. Hire a private van, the cost is about $140 pero 5-6 adults. You can contact info@costaricatripguide.com to get a formal quotation. Departure at anytime.

3. Public buses. Buses leave at 06:15am - 08:40am and 11:30am pm from Calle 12, Ave 7. 3 hours ride, price ¢1,955 (aprox. $3,37)

Heredia, Costa Rica
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3. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Hello,

There are 3 different transportation services you can hire:

1. Shared Van by Interbus, the rate is about $39 per person and it is a 3.5 driving ride. Departures at 8am and 2pm

2. Hire a private van, the cost is about $140 pero 5-6 adults. You can contact info@costaricatripguide.com to get a formal quotation. Departure at anytime.

3. Public buses. Buses leave at 06:15am - 08:40am and 11:30am pm from Calle 12, Ave 7. 3 hours ride, price ¢1,955 (aprox. $3,37)

Antigua, Guatemala
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4. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Hi,

I don't know if you saw. But on Nayara's website they offer private pick up from San Jose and it's the cheapest you can ever have!!!

They want your business, and are willing to bring you there for almost the same price as a shuttle service.

Hope this helps,

Marina K. Villatoro

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

My God $300.00 !!! that is incredible price...who is charging that much! Average price around $150.00

Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

FLORIDA1
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6. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

I recommend roadadvisor (above). He is at http://www.tucanlimoservices.com/

Have enjoyed traveling with him across Costa Rica several times!

Sutton, MA
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7. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

I recommend RoadAdvisor. He was great. He brought me and my wife to several hotels for our honeymoon in Sept. and he was awesome. Highly recommended.

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8. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

We've used Carlos Bogarin a few times, and he's great. He waited at the airport for us for hours when our flight was delayed. We called and told him we wouldn't get in until 9:00 p.m. and he said no problem. Even brought clean pillows and blankets and bottled water for us so we'd be comfortable on the way up. A few years ago, we were paying $120, but recently the price went up to $140, which is still really reasonable.

His contact info and website are:

Carlos Bogarin

encantados@ice.co.cr

www.destinos-encantados.com

We had fun talking to him about everything from local culture to politics to real estate. He was happy to answer any of our questions and has even spotted toucans for us.

If you want to go a cheaper route, Interbus mentioned above is another good solution.

And if you don't want to go via car, you could always fly.

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9. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Hi.

You can check prices in transtourspaymenst@yahoo.com

Bilingual chofers \ guides there

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10. Re: Private car from San Jose Airport to Arenal Nayara

Sorry

You can check prices in transtourpaymenst@yahoo.com

Only an error of grammar. transtourpayments@yahoo.com

Bilingual chofers \ guides there

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