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Subject: Are Pets Allowed On Public Transportation In Costa Rica?
(Posted on Feb 2, 2014 at 05:20PM )

traveling with pets costa ricaCosta Rica embraces the animal kingdom, boasting over 500,000 unique species of mammals, reptiles, insects and more.

That love of nature does not extend to public transportation or domesticated pets, however.

Travelers bringing their four-legged family members to Costa Rica (specifically areas like Los Suenos, Jaco or Manuel Antonio) should not expect to board public buses, water taxis or shuttles. Due to concerns of health and safety, these vehicles remain off-limits to pets. The only exceptions are service animals and proper documentation will be requested during these situations.

Those visiting the Central Pacific should rely on rental cars or cabs to transport their pets. Local hotels and resorts can schedule pick-ups if needed, or travelers can choose to drive themselves. Be aware that some agencies may require pet deposits and these rates will vary by animal size, weight and type.

Costa Rica proves an ideal option for pets - just not for driving with them.

Contact Costa Rica Vacation to learn more. Ask us also about our accommodations and charter tours.
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