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Car Rental in San Jose (Downtown)

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Downtown, San Jose, Costa Rica
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Compact
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$12.91 / per day
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Economy
Suzuki Celerio or similar
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Dollar
$14.73 / per day
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Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
EasyCar
$20.46 / per day
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Intermediate
Nissan Almera or similar
Nissan Almera
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Payless Car Rental
$23.45 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
$26.79 / per day
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Special
Toyota Rush or similar
Toyota Rush
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$34.01 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota Avanza or similar
Toyota Avanza
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$41.44 / per day
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Premium
Hyundai Santa Fe or similar
Hyundai Santa Fe
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Economy rent a car
$54.41 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:05 on 2020-10-19. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
English
Currency
CRC
Country code
506
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$18.48 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%

Top 5 Locations near Downtown

  1. 5.3 km / 3.3 miles away
  2. 52.4 km / 32.5 miles away
  3. 58.0 km / 36.1 miles away
  4. 200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  5. 208.5 km / 129.6 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest in San Jose (Downtown)?

The cost of renting a car in San Jose (Downtown) depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price in San Jose (Downtown)
$51.01
January
$39.15
February
$35.59
March
$86.20
April
$20.17
May
June
July
August
$11.86
September
October
November
$45.08
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle in San Jose (Downtown) is September when prices for an Economy class start from $11.86. You can see that this is 71% cheaper than the yearly average and 86% cheaper than renting a car in April (when rental prices start at $86.20 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length in San Jose (Downtown)?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 15 days, while in June, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length
14
January
10
February
9
March
9
April
13
May
5
June
7
July
8
August
14
September
9
October
15
November
12
December

Which is the busiest car rental month in San Jose (Downtown)?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car in San Jose (Downtown) in February, while the fewest number of travelers rent in August.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
152%
January
210%
February
145%
March
143%
April
51%
May
69%
June
112%
July
33%
August
44%
September
66%
October
53%
November
122%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Suzuki Jimny 4 4 SUVs
Economy rent a car Hyundai Creta 4 2 SUVs
Economy rent a car Hyundai Creta 4 2 SUVs
Economy rent a car Toyota RAV4 4 4 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Daihatsu Bego 2 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Daihatsu Bego 4 3 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Suzuki Jimny 3 1 SUVs
Economy rent a car Hyundai i10 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Suzuki Jimny 3 1 SUVs
SIXT Suzuki Celerio 4 Small cars

Top 13 Suppliers in San Jose (Downtown) in 2020

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Exceptional 9.4
+50621053400 / +50621053461
Paseo Colón, 30th Street, -
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
22427878
LA ASUNCION DE BELEN, CALLE DON CHICO
$23 - $284
Adobe Rent a Car
Adobe Rent a Car
Exceptional 9.1
+50625424848 / +506254248
Edificio Adobe, 34th Street, Barrio Sagrado Corazon
$39 - $140
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
22427733
AVENUE 18, BETWEEN 11TH AND 13TH STREET
$23 - $72
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
22427800
LA ASUNCION DE BELEN, CALLE DON CHICO
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+50640007498
Calle 43, 50m sur del Bar Rio
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+50625199308
HOTELS DELIVERY AND COLLECTION
Working hours
Mon:09:00-15:59
Tue:09:00-15:59
Wed:09:00-15:59
Thu:09:00-15:59
Fri:09:00-15:59
Sat:09:00-15:59
Sun:09:00-15:59
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+50622571158
DELIVERY AND COLLECTION SERVICEONLY
Working hours
Mon:09:00-15:59
Tue:09:00-15:59
Wed:09:00-15:59
Thu:09:00-15:59
Fri:09:00-15:59
Sat:09:00-15:59
Sun:09:00-15:59
Economy rent a car
Excellent 8.5
+50622992000
Av. de Las Americas, Talomex Sociedad Anónima. San Jose
$44 - $64
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
50624362015
Paseo Colon Corner Of 30Th Street
$34 - $116
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Very good 7.6
225520
PASEO COLON CON 26-28 CALLE 28
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.3
+150621053460 / +150622227875
Paseo Colon Between Street 30 and 32, San José
$13 - $48
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
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