For visitors who are interested in rent a car and enjoy driving throughout the country, it is important to be advised that Costa Rica traffic law has established fines that penalize drunk drivers, not wearing a seatbelt, using mobile phone while driving, exceed speed limits, among others. Since 2012 Costa Rica enacted comprehensive smoking reforms including banned smoking in bars, restaurants, public buildings, casinos, bus stops, taxi stands & tourist transportations. In some hotels, there may be some properly marked place where smoking will be allowed, however in most of the hotels it is not permitted.
Swiss Travel signed The Code of Conduct against commercial sexual exploitation of minors and under any circumstances; we promote sex tourism of any kind or sexual abuse against under age national and foreign children. If our staff see, or suspect of, any activities of this kind, or use of illegal substances, we will report it to the local authorities.