Ask Zipy - Membership Info

Who is Zipy?

Zipy the Sloth is our company mascot. He is the go-to expert for online Directory of businesses and services for a specific city, town or location to help consumers find what they need and for businesses to broadcast their offerings. The overall directory is offered as a FREE Membership for businesses to upload valuable information such as company name, address, phone number, web address and other key information. For greater visibility and a nominal fee, businesses can select up to three other membership plans which significantly enhance their presence on the site and ability to reach many more customers.

What cities/towns are available for the Directory?

We cover all of Costa Rica.

Why should I use Ask Zipy?

The main benefit Zipy provides to consumers is convenience (everything is on one site), awareness of local companies including reviews and rating and, a single source to make you aware of all the available Specials/Deals. Businesses benefit from reaching a broader audience, promoting unique offerings or services and overall awareness of their company.

Who has to pay for Ask Zipy listings?

Ask Zipy is for all customers searching to fulfill their needs as well as all Businesses listed under the Complimentary “Free” Membership Directory. To enhance exposure, Start up, Grow Big, Optimize and Go Pro Memberships are provided to businesses for a nominal fee.

What types of Memberships are available?

There are 4 Membership plans for businesses to choose from ranging from the Start Up Membership to the Go Pro Membership.

  1. Start Up Membership – allows businesses to upload critical information such as Company name, logo, website address, phone, address, email address and can receive ratings and reviews.
  2. Grow Big Membership – All of the benefits of the FREE membership but can now list their business in two different categories; provide an image of their company and ability to educate their audience with short and long description of their services/offerings.
  3. Optimize Membership – All the benefits of the Basic Membership plus can now list in up to 3 categories for increased exposure and participate in Hot Special Ads and Featured listings. Also will be positioned higher in your selected category.
  4. Go Pro Membership – All the benefits of the Premium Membership plus the largest size available for company description, up to 5 categories and an incredible 50 images as well as 50 documents for menu's, flyers, etc, You can also participate in the very large Center banner AD. Elite Members will be seen first at the top of each selected categories.

As a business, can I add a Feature listing if I only have a Free Membership?

Each membership provides certain additional benefits - so to provide a Featured advertisement; you have to be a Premier or Elite Member. Contact us to discuss the membership packages.

Can I add additional Feature Ads or other types of Ads?

Yes. Our Go Pro and Optimize members receive FREE, several one month Ads with their memberships but have the ability to purchase additional Ads so they maximize their presence throughout the year.

Does Ask Zipy sell products?

Yes. Ask Zipy sells select products and services but mostly is the matchmaker between customers and businesses. We help businesses build their exposure while assisting customers in satisfying their needs. We can provide all your outsource marketing services, websites, social media etc. The goal of our web services is to help you get more traffic, customers, revenue and noticed.

How long do the memberships last?

The Complimentary “Free” Membership lasts forever and the Start Up, Grow Big, Optimize and Go Pro are annual memberships.

Who generates the Ratings and Reviews on each Business?

Any consumer can write a Review and/or Rate a business, service or place listed in the Directory. The Reviews and Ratings help the business in identifying how they perform and helps future customers determine their buying actions.

Some of our services that will useful on regular basis:

Book Tours & Activities

Access to a thousands of activaties in Costa Rica. Everything from Adventure, Arts and Recreational Activities.

Tranportation Bookings

Booking your trasfers has never been easier. Look up available destications, times and get instant confirmation with just a few clicks.


Great resource for those who are looking for business and investment opportunities for residential and commercial real estate.

Online Shopping

Shop Online for Costa Rica made products and services. Find Unique and one of kind items.

Services Bookings

Make reservation at your favorite locations and events.

Hotel Bookings

Get access to all the hotels in Costa Rica. Check availability and book

Vacation Rentals

Search all the available vacation home rentals in Costa Rica.

Book A Table

We make it easy for you to make a reservation with your favorite place.

Order Food

Place your oder online and have your food deliver to your location. Restritions apply.

Flight Booking

Look for best deals and book your flights with us.

Rent A Car

Quick, easy online car reservations for Costa Rica.

Bank / ATM

Locate Bank and ATM information

Doctors Appointment

Schedule your appointmens directly with our participating providers.

Spa & Salon

Book your spa and salon treatments directly with our participating providers.

Offers | Promotions | Hot Deals

Explore best offers, promotions and hot deals with AskZipy.

On Demand Services

Book your on damand services directly with our participating providers.


Looking for work, search our site to find business who are looking for talent to join their teams.

Photo Album

View photos form all the Ask Zipy adventures and activaties.

Emergency Services

Locate Emergency services locations and contact information.


Search our list of fequently asked questions to the most common questions people have when visiting, living and working in Costa Rica.

Order Groceries

Shopping for groceries has never been easier. order your groceries and have them delivered to your location.