How do I choose the right Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass in Costa Rica?
Please check out the Home page for Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass Costa Rica and then view the MAP below with the recommended itinerary based on the time you have available for your trip in Costa Rica and how much you want to do and experience. The beauty of this pass is that it is UP TO YOU to decide what you want to do, where you want to go, which activities you want to do and where you want to stay. This is a flexible independent travel option for backpackers and independent travelers who are looking for a safe, flexible, fun and convenient alternative to public transportation.
What is a Costa Rica Bamba Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass transfer service?
A Bamba transfer is a hotel-to-hotel transportation connecting all main tourist destinations. This service is specially convenient because it is safe, efficient and delivers you directly from one hotel to another. All shuttle buses are air-conditioned and non-smoking. To board our vehicles reservation is needed and availability is guaranteed with 72-hour advance notice. Each passenger is allowed one carry-on and one item of luggage. Car seats for children are provided upon request.
How much luggage am I allowed?
Each passenger is allowed one carry-on and one item of luggage. The carry-on must stay with the passenger at all times, while the luggage item will be tagged and placed in the luggage compartment. Neither Bamba Experience nor www.bambaexperience.com will be held responsible for loss or damage to carry-on items left unsupervised by the passenger. This includes carry-on items incorrectly stored with the luggage. Transportation of additional luggage, surfboards (maximum 7 feet in length), or large items are not included in the price and must be arranged ahead of time with Bamba Experience. A payment of $10 (U.S.) is required for each extra item. Additional luggage or large items will be stored in the luggage compartment, while surfboards will be secured to the roof of the shuttle bus. All extra items are accepted according the available space. If there is no space remaining, the extra items cannot be transported.
Can I take my surfboard with me and, if so, what are the requirements?
Yes, passengers may take their surfboards on the vans, if booked ahead of time with US$10 cost for each surfboard and is accepted on a space available basis. Surfboards are secured to the top of the vehicles and must be no longer than 7 feet.
How will I find my Shuttle Bus at the airport?
When a customer is being picked up at the airport, Bamba Experience sends a representative to meet incoming passengers at the International Arrivals area. This representative helps the passengers with their luggage and guides them to the appropriate vehicle. All passengers must look for a green "Interbus" representative, our local alliance for this service. This representative always carries a sign and wears the respective uniform.
How will I find my Shuttle Bus at my hotel?
When the driver arrives at the reception area of a hotel, he identifies himself and asks for passengers. Once located, the passengers are led to the vehicle and the luggage is loaded onboard.
What will happen if I lose the transportation and activity vouchers?
You must call the office and advise about it immediately, We will provide you a new block voucher.
What are the size of the vehicles if I travel in a Costa Rica Hop-on Hop-off Bus Pass with Bamba Experience?
Bamba Experience generally uses either 15-passenger vans, adapted to transfer no more than 8 people for greater comfort. Smaller vans reduce considerably the time lost during pick-ups and drop-offs, leaving passengers with more time to invest in their vacation. Occasionally Bamba Experience will use 30-passenger vehicles, but in these cases only 16 passengers are allowed on-board.
Are local taxes included on price?
Yes, price includes all lodging taxes but we are not including the Airport taxes, this ones must be pay directly at the International Airport.
If I am in a hotel and I decide to change it, can you still pick me up there?
When you are already in a hotel and decide to change you will need to let us know in advance so we can pick you up with no delays.
How is the weather in Costa Rica?
Since we are in a Tropical region we have two seasons: Dry and Rainy but anytime can rain so we recommend you bring an umbrella or to have a rain coat with you.
How are the roads in Costa Rica?
We do not have highways like in North America but our main roads are paved and in some touristic areas roads are unpaved (dirt road)
Does this program include tours with the price?
Yes, price includes transportation (depending which pass you purchase you get 4, 5, 6, or 7 transfers plus 2 free activities that you can select before starting your adventure in Costa Rica.
Are there restrooms available on the vehicles?
There are generally no restrooms aboard vehicles. However, policies require that longer trips must include one or two rest stops of 15 minutes. Each of these rest stops takes place at restaurants or "sodas" for the benefit of our passengers. These stops always include areas with clean bathrooms and fresh food.
Can I take my pet with me?
No animals are allowed on the vehicles.
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