Main Bus Station
6 minutes from the hostel. From the station you can get to any destination in Honduras. Buses range from $5 to $25. It’s safe and you can also find banks, ATM machines and food. My recommendation is to get at least half hour before your departure time. Most bus companies (99%) don’t have electronic commerce, this means that the only way of buying your ticket is by going to the station personally.
Taxi drivers sucks! (not all of them)
Taxi drivers are not in the tourism industry, specially in San Pedro Sula. You should now that they are not the best educated people and they are just trying to earn a living with one of the most expensive gasoline prices in Latin America. For this they will try to rip off any foreigner they can. It’s normal to bargain in Honduras, so if you are a good dealer you will be able to lower the price.
You should NOT pay more than 100 Lempiras or $5 dollars from the bus terminal to the hostel.
You should NOT pay more than $15 or 250 Lempiras from the airport to the hostel. Prices will go up if you come before 5am or after 12 mid night.
Money & Cost
Exit tax fee
For some reason our government does things that sometimes harm our international image. One of this things is the Honduran exit tax. They dont take credit cards so REMEMBER to save $37 to exit Honduras. If you don’t you’ll have to stay another pleasant night with us.
ATM / Currency exchange
The city mall is 4 blocks from the hostel. Inside the mall their is a banking section with many banks and different ATM machines. If it is late the other option is to go to the gas station, which is 5 blocks from the hostel.
Lonely planet says that you can cash this checks but the Honduran banking rules have change a bit. My recomendation is NOT to use this checks. One of our previous customers had lots of problems trying to change an american express travelers check. More info..
Always carry your passport!
Our law states that we should always carry ID.