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Green Season driving–What do I need to know?

Green Season Car Rental   As Costa Rica enters its green season, drivers have new factors to consider in planning and making journeys across the country.  Green season months are usually from May through November, but with the country’s micro-climates and the effects of El Niño, make weather patterns less than predictable.   ACAR’s green […]

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How can I save gas?

Top Ten Tips for Saving Fuel in Costa Rica As part of our commitment to Earth Day, we’re providing a few tips on how to save fuel which is better for the environment and budget-friendly too! Keep to the speed limit As well as being a legal requirement, driving within the speed limit is an […]

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Do I need to rent a GPS?

How to find your way around Costa Rica Costa Rica is a small country but its general lack of road signage and few formal addresses, mean that a GPS is a travel essential for any vehicle.  Backed up with a paper map from the car rental agency, navigating Costa Rica is a breeze—well, almost! No […]

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What insurance do I need to rent a car?

Car Insurance Made Easy   One of the confusing parts of car rental for many visitors to Costa Rica is the mandatory insurance requirement so let’s clarify that right now.   Third Party Insurance (TPI) is a government imposed requirement for all car rental in Costa Rica, as it is in other countries in the […]