Driving in Costa Rica is (mostly!) But most of Costa Rica is pretty laidback when it comes to driving, and people were mostly courteous. Keep reading for some tips that will help you drive safely in Costa Rica! Parking is easyWe drove our rental car to 8 different locations around Costa Rica, and finding parking was never an issue. Combat CarsicknessRemember when we said during our first visit to Costa Rica we took only public transportation and shuttles?