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Coronavirus Update

Here is the latest information concerning COVID-19 and renting a car on DiscoverCars.com.

We are working around the clock to keep up with the constantly-changing situation throughout the world so we can provide you with up-to-date information regarding travel restrictions, rental branch opening hours, shuttle services, safety measures, and more. Our Customer Support team is ready to assist you any time, night or day.

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If you do travel, we want you to be as safe as possible while doing so. Thus, we have added information in our search results letting you know which rental companies are disinfecting their vehicles to prevent the spread of the virus.

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We understand your need for flexibility.

We’d like to tell you that we’ve become more flexible, but the truth is that we were always flexible. If you need to change the dates of your rental or you decide to travel somewhere else, you can modify your booking in the My Booking section without charge (although the rental price may change).

Car Hire in Costa Rica

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Liberia Airport Car Hire
Economy
Chevrolet Beat or comparable
Chevrolet Beat
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 12.54 per day
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City Centre Car Hire
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 13.26 per day
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Liberia Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla Sedan or comparable
Toyota Corolla Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 14.99 per day
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Liberia Airport Car Hire
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 15.07 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Liberia Airport Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Yaris Sedan or comparable
Toyota Yaris Sedan
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
£ 15.07 / per day
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Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Hire
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 15.07 / per day
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Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Hire
Compact
Toyota Yaris Sedan or comparable
Toyota Yaris Sedan
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 15.35 / per day
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Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Hire
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 15.37 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 21:23 on 2021-02-26.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
English
Currency
CRC
Dialing code
506
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%

Top 11 Most Popular Cities in Costa Rica

  1. Car Hire in San Jose starting at £ 12.54 per day
  2. Car Hire in Liberia starting at £ 12.54 per day
  3. Car Hire in Alajuela starting at £ 39.91 per day
  4. Car Hire in Guapiles starting at £ 12.54 per day
  5. Car Hire in Tamarindo starting at £ 37.35 per day
  6. Car Hire in Quepos starting at £ 37.71 per day

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Costa Rica?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Costa Rica fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Costa Rica
£ 20.38
January
£ 31.47
February
£ 26.37
March
£ 41.72
April
£ 17.69
May
£ 27.25
June
£ 33.56
July
£ 29.10
August
£ 17.05
September
£ 19.84
October
£ 35.87
November
£ 35.02
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Costa Rica is September with prices starting at £ 17.05 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is April with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 41.72. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 28. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

How many days do people keep their hire cars, on average, in Costa Rica?

Hirers picking up a car in Costa Rica keep them for an average of 10 days during in August, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Costa Rica
4
January
8
February
7
March
9
April
9
May
7
June
8
July
10
August
8
September
6
October
8
November
8
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Costa Rica?

Though Costa Rica is popular for travellers all year long, the month for which the highest number of people search for a hire car is in November. in June is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly Car Hire Searches in Costa Rica Compared to the Yearly Average
7%
January
176%
February
164%
March
1%
April
2%
May
1%
June
1%
July
1%
August
67%
September
87%
October
372%
November
321%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Economy rent a car Toyota RAV4 4 3 SUVs
Economy rent a car Nissan X-Trail 4x4 4 3 SUVs
Economy rent a car Hyundai Accent 4 2 Small cars
Economy rent a car Hyundai Tucson 4 2 SUVs
Economy rent a car Toyota RAV4 4 4 SUVs
GreenMotion Daihatsu Bego 5 2 SUVs
Economy rent a car Hyundai i10 5 2 Small cars
Alamo Nissan Kicks 5 2 SUVs
Ace Rent a car Suzuki Jimny 4 4 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota RAV4 5 2 SUVs

Top 15 Hire Companies in Costa Rica in 2021

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Remarkable 9.4
+50621053480
Carretera 21, Next to the Daniel Oduber Airport, Provincia de Guanacaste, Liberia, 50101
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+5022427889
LIBERIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
22427800
CALLE ANCHA
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
27101129
IN FRONTOF POCOCI MUNICIPALITY, HIGHWAY 32
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+50624313803
Delivery and Collection
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+50626680125 / +50608005425527
Europcar,Carretera al Aeropuerto Internacional Daniel Oduber Quirós Plaza Futura Local 21, Guanacaste Province, Liberia, 50101
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+50626686125
SOLARIUM PLAZA, 1KM SOUTH OF DANIEL
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+50622992000
180, Provincia de Guanacaste, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
27101129
In Frontof Pococi Municipality
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
Sun:08:00-17:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+50626681138
Liberia Intl Apo
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:30
Tue:05:00-22:30
Wed:05:00-22:30
Thu:05:00-22:30
Fri:05:00-22:30
Sat:05:00-22:30
Sun:05:00-22:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+50624362007
Daniel Oduber Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:06:00-21:00
Tue:06:00-21:00
Wed:06:00-21:00
Thu:06:00-21:00
Fri:06:00-21:00
Sat:06:00-21:00
Sun:06:00-21:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+50626651159
21 Guanacaste Province,Liberia
RightCars
RightCars
Great 7.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.3
+50621053481 / 3172487251
21
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:00
Tue:08:00-21:00
Wed:08:00-21:00
Thu:08:00-21:00
Fri:08:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-21:00
Sun:08:00-21:00
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Great 7
+50626670608
Route 21 Guardia Liberia, Nacascolo
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-20:00
Sun:07:30-20:00
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