New GPS for Costa Rica

WazePhone — Technology Evolves   Contents •  Intro •  Why Use? •  Google Maps? •  Client Reviews •  What Next? •  Free Option •  Cell Coverage Waze is the new navigational tool for drivers in Costa Rica — the land without address systems and limited signage. Move aside static GPS, the new tech gizmo in… View Article

Frequently Asked Rental Questions

Frequently Asked Car Rental Questions   Contents Age Requirement? Rental Deposit Amount? Credit Card Holds? Accepted Payment Choices? Credit Card Choices? Different Credit Card? Debit Cards? How Safe is My Info? Rent Multiple Cars? Split Cost of Car? Multiple Discounts? Express Check-In? How Much Luggage Can I Fit? Do You Allow Pets? Cleaning Fee? How… View Article

Price Match Guarantee

Price Match   Contents Lowest Price Teaser Rates Why We Shine Redeem Offer Got a Quote?  We’ll Match Any Competitor’s Price for Similar Services. Some franchises claim to offer the lowest rate, yet once at the counter that ‘teaser rate‘ vanishes.  We, at Vamos, refrain from deceptive pricing.  Hence our price rate guarantee. 1.  Lowest… View Article

Car Rental Requirements

Rental Agreement Information   Contents General Requirements Conditional Requirement General Rental Policies Sample Rental Agreement So just what do you need to rent a car in Costa Rica?  Well, you don’t have to take a deep breath because it’s really not that complicated. We’ve condensed it down to less than a handful of items. As… View Article

Car Rental Insurance Explained

Vehicle Rental Insurance Explained   Contents Mandatory TPL Additional Insurance Basic CDW Full CDW Rental Deposits Credit Card Programs Internet Insurances Voiding Insurance Unsure of which rental car insurance coverages you’ll need for your trip to Costa Rica?  In less than a minute each, we’ll explain in the following videos.  🙂 Mystified by mandatory car… View Article

Free Perks for Your Costa Rican Vacation

Free Perks   Contents Cell Phone Ice Chest Child Seating Roof Racks Additional Drivers Why Rent a Car from Vamos? We offer numerous free perks to make your driving experience in Costa Rica a safe and comfortable one. We aim to provide a top-quality service — and unlike our competitors, not just an opportunity to… View Article

Compare Fees

Compare The Hidden Fees   Background Most industries have that gray area that’s difficult to navigate the first time through. In the rent-a-car sector, it’s the fine print — those added charges that really jack up your total. We know what you’re thinking, "Why are they there in the first place?" and "Why can’t I… View Article

Elusive Rental Quotes Exposed

Car Rental Pricing – The "Hidden" Economics of Quotes   Your browser does not support iframes. We know that there are questionable pricing practices in the car rental industry and that’s why Vamos incorporated its transparent, "No Hidden Fees" motto several years ago. When we launched our Price Match Guarantee in the summer of 2013,… View Article

Cell Phone Options for Costa Rica

Provided Cell Phone   Contents Unlimited Data Terms of Use Cellular Coverage Free Option Every rented vehicle can be supplied with a cell phone.  We hope that this complimentary service will offer you greater peace of mind, knowing that you can communicate with one of our representatives at the touch of a button.  Please request… View Article

Alternatives to Vamos

Rental Car Companies – Recommended Alternatives   Our Recommendations We would prefer that you were renting from Vamos Rent-A-Car, but if you find that we (and our sister company Poas Rent A Car) are currently booked for your requested dates, we hope that our carefully selected list of alternative rental car companies will help you… View Article
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