FAQ´S on Travelling with Kids in Costa Rica
Your children will enjoy all the activities offered by Costa Rica, from walks in the woods to canopy tour or white water rafting.Our local guides and drivers enjoy socializing with families, especially children, which makes the experience more engaging for young minds.
The two vans of Costa Rica Family Adventures are considered public transportation and it is not necessary to use car seats or booster seat for your children; regardless, Costa Rica Family Adventures offers a variety of booster seats and car seats for your children at no additional cost. When you make a reservation, we will send you an email asking the weight and height of children to have the car seat or booster suitable for the child. If you would rather bring your own car seat or booster seat, we will gladly accommodate that as well.
You can also visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel or call 877-394-9747 for more info health precaution.
We want to involve children in helping the environment, so during the tour in Costa Rica the family can participate in planting native trees or donate $ 1 to buy and plant native trees when booking a tour with our company. Education is one of the best ways to start to make a difference and bringing children to a beautiful place like Costa Rica is a great location to start or to continue their knowledge of the environment.
We offer special family packages for up to four travelers and additional packages that are tailored to meet your particular needs and interests.
- Keep track of your luggage and other possessions. Never leave items unattended, with a stranger, or in an unsafe or unprotected location.
- Never accept luggage, packages, or other unknown items from strangers.
- Carry credit cards or traveler’s checks, which offer greater security than does cash alone.
- Except for money you will want on hand for small everyday purchases, carry your cash, traveler’s checks, and credit cards securely (in a lockable purse or money belt, for example).
- Store the following in a separate bag (away from your passport and credit cards): photocopy of identity card or passport, airline tickets, credit card and bank account information, travel insurance and emergency contact information, and the addresses and phone numbers of your embassy and consulate.
- Whenever possible, keep valuables locked in a safe (provided by most hotels).
- Carry an ample supply of all prescription and other medications that you and your family will need while away from home.
- Tell your tour guide if you or someone in your family has any health issues that might require special accommodation.
Credit cards are widely accepted, especially Visa and MasterCard.
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