Private transfers or 4×4 rental?
by Mario Cordero | Jun 6, 2012
Transportation options in Costa Rica and how they work
Over the past 11 years in this business we have learned that our customers often plan their trips based on two important misconceptions about transportation in Costa Rica.
- Private transfers are expensive. FALSE: private transportation between hotels cost less than renting an SUV for a week.
- Renting a car gives you more freedom. FALSE: even when driving yourself gives a sense of freedom, you must now worry about where to park, watch the luggage, find your way around in a country with almost no road signs, finding fuel, driving in the rain, etc, etc.
This article describes perfectly some of the pros and cons of each transportation solution.
There is always the temptation to hire the guy who approached you at the exit of the airport or outside the bank to drive you to the beach; his price was almost half of that advertised on the internet. Chances are though, that this guy drives a “pirate” (illegal) van or taxi and does not have the right license and insurance.
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I would recommend this company with the highest of praise and confidence!
Morpho Vans was a huge help to us. We needed a ride 6 hours away and they responded promptly and efficiently and provided us with an excellent car and an even better driver- Jimmy. We called them for every ride we needed in Costa Rica- I would recommend this company with the highest of praise and confidence!
Great communication before the trip and during, even when our plans kept changing they were really responsive and nothing was a problem.
Clean car, great driver, punctual.
Would use again without hesitation.
Reliable and comfortable
This was my first experience with Morphovans and it was so easy. I reserved the van online and Francisco, my driver, was waiting for me outside the airport with a sign to welcome me. He was very friendly and efficient. And the van was very clean and comfortable. I will definitely use this company again and will recommend it to anyone.
Excellent service with Morpho Vans on our trip to Costa Rica!
Excellent service with Morpho Vans on our trip to Costa Rica! We had two families of 4 people and all trips were great. SJO to Jaco area in a van for 8 people (with free WIFI), then Jaco to Lost Igurano resort, which is a 5+ hour trip on winding roads, and finally a trip back to the airport at 4 am. Drivers always arrived early but were fine waiting for us. We stopped at local restaurants for great meals. All trips were safe and efficient. I highly recommend if you are looking for transportation in Costa Rica.
Company is fantastic as is the people you employ
Mario, your company is fantastic as is the people you employ. Jimmy was probably the best person to get us acquainted with Costa Rica. Bring my phone back to me, will never be forgotten and I will recommend you guys to all my friends and family traveling to Costa Rica. Pura Vida!
Very Friendly and Professional
Fabian and Jimmy were great! Both are very friendly and professional. Mario and his wife were excellent with communication and planning. Will recommend Morpho to all my friends and family. Gracias y pura vida! ✌️
Most Reliable Ride!
No better way to end a long day of travel than to see a friendly face holding a sign with my name. From being easy to identify to always arriving early for a pick up, Morpho drivers are the best!
…started with the best
We were really tired from the flight so it was a relief to have someone waiting for us on time. The vehicle was very good. The driver was so nice and friendly. Our trip started with the best way because of Morpho vans. Thank you!