Want to rent a plug-in hybrid car in Costa Rica? Now you can
On Tuesday the businesses Edventure Travel and Adobe Rent-a-Car released the first 4×4 plug-in hybrid rental car, a new sustainable transportation option for those who prefer an eco-friendly choice.
The official release was carried out at the Saúl Bistró restaurant in Barrio Escalante, west of San José, and featured Peter Derrek Hof, ambassador for the Netherlands and Emilio Méndez of the brand Saúl E. Méndez.
The project founders, Katia Enríquez from Adobe Rent-A-Car and Ed Smit from Edventure Travel, also spoke at the event.
The 4×4 plug-in hybrid is a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV that can be charged with 110 volts on any power outlet with a duration of 8 hours and 50 km. Fully charging the battery costs approximately $2-3, but 17 hotels affiliated with Edventure Travel in Costa Rica will offer free electricity to drivers recharging the Edventure hybrid rental.
These hotels include Grano de Oro (San José), Ave del Paraiso (San José), Rancho Margot (El Castillo – La Fortuna), Mundo Milo (Junquillal), Hacienda la Isla (Guápiles – Rancho Roberto), Congo Bongo Ecolodges (Manzanillo), Costa Rica Treehouse (Punta Uva), Selva Bananito (Bananito), Lirio Lodge (Boca Rio Pacuare), Maquenque Eco Lodge (Boca Tapada), Valle Campanas (Monteverde), Ylang Ylang (Montezuma), Rafiki Beach Camp (Matapalo), Rafiki Safari Lodge (Savegre), Dantica (San Gerardo de Dota), Finca Sura (Virgen de Sarapiqui) and Tenorio Lodge (Bijagua).
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