Flexivoucher Costa Rica & Nicaragua

Around Costa Rica - Around Nicaragua (15 days / 14 nts)  From $N/A

La Paz Waterfalls

Day 1: Arrival at San José – Transfer to city hotel
Arrival at the International Airport Juan Santamaría in San José. We will organize for you an assistance that will be inside the airport waiting for you and helping you through baggage claim and customs. Outside the Airport a representative of Ara Tours will be waiting to transfer you to a comfort class city hotel in San José. This transfer might take around 30 minutes. While you are on the bus, you will receive the flexi Voucher documentation and some explanations on the program. Our airport guid will also assist you during check-in.

Comfort Class Hotel *** San José

Day 2: Pick your Rental Car – Begin of you Trip
After breakfast a representative from our Rent a Car partner ADOBE will deliver your rental car at your city hotel. In order to pick up the car you will need the following documentation: a passport (with the entrance stamp to the country on it), a credit card and a drivers‘ license. An international drivers‘ license is not required. You will also be given a cell phone or SIM card to check availability at the FlexiVoucher hotels before arrival. At this point, you can choose which route you take. You have the option to choose over 140 hotels throughout the country.

Flexi Voucher Hotel, Standard

Days 3 - 7: Individual itinerary with FlexiVoucher
Flexi Voucher Hotel, Standard

Day 8: Drop off the vehicle in Adobe Rent a Car in Liberia
Around 9.30 am you should drop off the car at the ADOBE Rent a Car office in Liberia. At 10.00 am a representative of our partner agency ORO Travel will pick you up at the office and take you to the border of Peñas Blancas (transfer takes about 1 hour), from where you will pick up your next car - a Toyota Prado or similar - in order to continue your program in Nicaragua, having a choice of 20 to 30 hotels in Nicaragua.

Flexi Voucher Hotel, Standard

Days 9 - 14: Individual itinerary with FlexiVoucher
Flexi Voucher Hotel, Standard

Day 15: FlexiVoucher Hotel– Airport Managua
Today you will return your rental vehicle at the airport in Managua, from where you will take your flight back home (if you have a return flight from Costa Rica, please see below for the transfer rates to Liberia or San José).


- In CR: Rental Car category SUV intermediate 2WD, Hyundai Tucson or similar from ADOBE Rent a Car. The car will be delivered on day 2 at the city hotel in San José and has to be returned on day 8 in Liberia, includes basic insurance, cell phone or SIM Card.
- In NIC: Toyota Prado 4x4 manual or similar including the obligatory basic insurance and taxes for the rental car
- Free mileage
- Extra charge to pick up the vehicle for Nicaragua in Peñas Blancas
- Extra charge for the drop-off at Managua International Airport
- Standard Seat-In transfer from the airport to the city hotel in San José (one way)
- Transfer from Liberia to Peñas Blancas in a modern vehicle with a/c on day 8 (with a Spanish-speaking transfer guide: see ?not included) speaking driver; additional cost for Germen- or English-
- First night accommodation in San José (including breakfast)
- FlexiVouchers for the whole package (1 hotel voucher for the first night in San José and 13 FlexiVouchers)
- Travel documents for each country including road maps and a list of all participating hotels and the services included for each hotel
- How-to-use-Guide with all hotels of the FlexiVoucher program
- In Costa Rica: cellular phone with free local calls (must be reserved in advance).
- In Costa Rica: discount card offering discounts on selected tours, activities and restaurants

Not included:
- Tourist card (must be purchased upon entering Nicaragua; currently US$ 10.00 per person) and border cost in Peñas Blancas (currently USD 3,- per person)
- Additional insurance for the rental car and GPS
- Cellular phone in Nicaragua
- Meals (at some FlexiVoucher hotels breakfast is included)
- Drinks
- Fuel, toll and parking tickets
- Any penalty charges if the vehicle is returned later than arranged
- Fee for additional drivers
- Upgrades to other room types than standard
- Any entrance, ferry tickets, etc.
- Additional pick-up or drop-off fees
- Additional cost for German- or English-speaking transfer guide on the transfer from Liberia to Peñas Blancas: USD 70,- per transfer
- Departure tax of US$ 35.00 per person at the airport upon leaving Nicaragua (if not already included in the airfare)
- Airport departure tax in San José, US$ 28.-- per person


Conditions of the Costa Rica & Nicaragua FlexiVoucher Program
- All prices mentioned below are for packages starting in San José and finishing in Managua. Please consult us if you are interested in a pick-up or drop-off in other places.