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RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #1 on: October 04 2006 02:10:00 »
well i'm sure that you could get a cab for less. Bringing boards on a cab might be a little difficult (lack of surf racks, etc). I suggest you stay with your arranged transportation, that way you wouldn't get any unpleasant surprises.
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #2 on: October 05 2006 17:10:00 »
While it's true that bringing boards in a cab can be difficult, you should always be bringing bungies or straps with your surf travel bag for just such occassions. In fact, if you're going to buy one for this trip, look for one that comes with its own travel straps. I know FCS bags usually come with them.
Also, just like in most countries, cabs hang out at the airport looking for business. Simply look for a station-wagon or van cab. I paid $20 total to get to the city from the airport and I imagine you can get it cheaper to the La Libertad area because it's closer.
Hope this helps.
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #3 on: October 09 2006 19:10:00 »
I'm going on a last second trip to La Libertad area. I leave the day after tomorrow. Should I go directly to La Libertad or El someplace like El Zunsal? What's some good cheap places to stay that are safe? What other recommendations do you have?
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #4 on: October 09 2006 19:10:00 »
Hey Jeff, if I were you I'd go to Sunzal (El Tunco) first and check in at Roca Sunzal Hotel, Papaya's, Tortuga's... various lodges to stay at there to get a feel for the area and the surf before heading to Punta Roca (La Libertad).
where to stay? nice and cheap« Reply #5 on: October 17 2006 16:10:00 »
Hey buddies! I think that renting a car is the best idea, instead of paying a lot of money for a ruotinary surf safari or tour, just bring a book guide where u can find the beaches by yourself, and u can go there with your car, about places to stay, i think that $150 per night is too much in some hoteles like casa del mar just for a room, i definitevely recommend this place better : playasanblas.com is the whole house for you, 6 beds, 5 hamocks, pool, a/C, all equipped, and cheaper! yes its mine! im salvadorian, contact me
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #6 on: November 03 2006 05:11:00 »
I saw your comments on hiring a guide with a car to get about, this is what my husband and I were hoping to do for our trip. Please would you let me know roughly how much it would cost for a day / half day. It seems a very good idea to me.
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #7 on: November 06 2006 09:11:00 »
We can provide recent model suvs with a/c, cd player, professional guide, cellular phone (calls to anywhere in the world) and first aid kit. We always carry a cooler so you can have your favorite drinks available anytime.
We offer half day and one day tours anywhere in the country. Our prices are ubeatable and our guides are locals with many years experience.
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RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #8 on: January 19 2007 17:01:00 »
Am flying to El Salvador in Mid February with my Mother and sister... How will I go about hiring a driver for a week?
RE: Transportation in El Salvador? do you need a car?« Reply #9 on: September 27 2007 16:09:00 »
im from el salvador as any other country there is danger but dont say that if you rent itll be stolen or broken there is also decent and hard worker people in the country