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I would like to visit the country, but I am not sure what the public transport system is like.

Can anyone comment?

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    Based on my visit to San Jose and the Osa Peninsula, I would say - unequivocally - that I would not want a car. The city was pretty crazy - and I'm sure public transport (or taxis) would be much less hectic than driving. In the countryside, the roads are just awful. I was thankful that we had arranged transport through the places we stayed...the pro drivers knew how to preserve the undercarriage of the car far better than my husband or I! about 8 years ago

    Answered by Janet E. Dore Janet E. Dore via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    It really comes down to where you are going. When I was there I had a car and had no problems at all and it made easier to have control of when and where I could stop. However if you are staying around San Jose then public transit will suffice. about 8 years ago

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    As mentioned above it does help if you're staying near San Jose. The public buses and coaches are generally comfortable, friendly and on time, but they mainly use San Jose as a hub.

    As a result if you're a couple of hours outside you'll be travelling into San Jose, changing bus and then travelling onwards, adding quite a lot of time to your journey. about 8 years ago

    Answered by Steve via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    We hired drivers and were glad that we did. The roads are very rough. It was nice to be able to enjoy the drive rather than worrying about finding the next turn. One driver was exceptional - he pointed out wildlife and stopped to allow us a closer look. He even took us to his house to see a baby sloth up close and personal. We would highly recommend hiring a driver. Have a great trip - don't miss Tabacon hot springs. about 8 years ago

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    Cars are to expensive. Buses are fast and on time. Schedules u find at http://thebusschedule.com almost 8 years ago

    Answered by Sami kurt via Site_iconWorldNomads.com

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