Car Hire in San Jose

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Mini
Chevrolet Beat or comparable
Chevrolet Beat
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 19.77 per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 20.90 per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AmiGO Rent a Car
£ 22.72 per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Standard
Mitsubishi Lancer or comparable
Mitsubishi Lancer
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 35.73 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Mini
Kia Picanto or comparable
Kia Picanto
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 35.73 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Intermediate
Skoda Octavia or comparable
Skoda Octavia
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
NUCarrentals
£ 35.73 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Intermediate
Kia Rio or comparable
Kia Rio
  • 5
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 35.73 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Economy
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
£ 35.73 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 05:03 on 2022-10-04.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
English
Currency
CRC
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Dialing code
506
Budget car hire price
£ 90.20 / per day
Average car hire length
3 days
Speed limit within city centre
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.15 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.54 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 0.99 / 1 liter

One-way Car Hire in San Jose

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in San Jose and drop off in another city include:

  • From San Jose to Liberia - 294 offers from £ 39.83 per day
  • From San Jose to Puerto Viejo - 41 offers from £ 69.42 per day
  • From San Jose to Limon - 88 offers from £ 50.62 per day
  • From San Jose to Jaco - 68 offers from £ 50.62 per day
  • From San Jose to Puerto Jimenez - 42 offers from £ 50.62 per day

Top 4 Cities near San Jose

  1. Guapiles starting at £ 94.19 per day
    52.0 km / 32.3 miles away
  2. Alajuela starting at £ 32.99 per day
    2.5 km / 1.6 miles away
  3. Heredia starting at £ 60.16 per day
    9.9 km / 6.2 miles away
  4. Playa Flamingo starting at £ 94.19 per day
    180.6 km / 112.2 miles away

Top 9 Destinations around San Jose

  1. San Jose La Uruca starting at £ 177.80 per day
  2. San Jose San Pedro starting at £ 60.16 per day
    3.6 km / 2.3 miles away
  3. San Jose-Hotel Ramada Herradura starting at £ 94.19 per day
    6.3 km / 3.9 miles away
  4. America Free Zone starting at £ 35.56 per day
    6.9 km / 4.3 miles away
  5. San Jose Belen starting at £ 94.19 per day
    7.5 km / 4.6 miles away
  6. 11.7 km / 7.3 miles away
  7. Papagayo Secrets Costa Rica Resort & Spa starting at £ 148.46 per day
    183.2 km / 113.8 miles away
  8. Playa Conchal/Westin Resort starting at £ 58.40 per day
    191.6 km / 119.1 miles away
  9. Tamarindo JW Marriott Hotel starting at £ 135.88 per day
    192.8 km / 119.8 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in San Jose?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in San Josefluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in San Jose
£ 41.49
January
£ 34.47
February
£ 29.91
March
£ 35.84
April
£ 20.05
May
£ 27.40
June
£ 46.31
July
£ 29.27
August
£ 20.14
September
£ 27.13
October
£ 27.45
November
£ 33.84
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in San Jose is May with prices starting at £ 20.05 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 46.31. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 31. 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.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in San Jose?

Hirers picking up a car in San Jose keep them for an average of 12 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in February keep them for an average of 8.
Average Hire Length in San Jose
11
January
8
February
8
March
10
April
11
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
11
September
8
October
12
November
10
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in San Jose?

While travellers visit San Jose year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is October, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in San Jose by Monthly Searches
96%
January
83%
February
61%
March
21%
April
12%
May
4%
June
5%
July
11%
August
233%
September
312%
October
189%
November
173%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
AmiGO Rent a Car Chevrolet Beat 4 2 Small cars
Avis Nissan Kicks 4 3 SUVs
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Yaris 4 1 Medium cars
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Yaris 4 1 Small cars
Avis Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Rush 5 2 SUVs
NUCarrentals Suzuki Jimmy 3 door 3 3 SUVs
Flexways Renault Duster 4 5 SUVs

Our Customers Reviews

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United Kingdom
Hyundai i10
14 March 2022
Beautiful Costa Rica

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Adobe Rent a Car
9.26 / 10
Lowest rated company
Avis
6.68 / 10
Total number of reviews
13
Total rental companies
19
Average daily price
£ 90.20
Lowest daily price
£ 11.05
Total cars available
556

Top 19 Hire Companies in San Jose in 2022

Adobe Rent a Car
Adobe Rent a Car
Remarkable 9.3 / 54 reviews
+50625424848 / +50624422422 / +50624412219
1.4 Km Al Este Alajuela 20109, Alajuela, Río Segundo
Working hours
Mon:05:00-22:00
Tue:05:00-22:00
Wed:05:00-22:00
Thu:05:00-22:00
Fri:05:00-22:00
Sat:05:00-22:00
Sun:05:00-22:00
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9 / 53 reviews
+50622427907 / +50622427733
La Asunción De Belén, Calle Don Chico, Belen, 40703
EasyCar
EasyCar
Outstanding 8.8 / 1 reviews
+50625424848 / +50686724677
Centro Comercial Plaza Carolina, Rotonda De La Bandera, San Pedro De Montes De Oca
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
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7 / 35 reviews
+50624313803
Oficentro Plaza aeropuerto C3
National
National
Outstanding 8.6 / 4 reviews
+50622427911 / +50622427878
500 Meters East And 200 Meters South Of Hotel Costa Rica Marriott, San Jose
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
22427800
Paseo Colon
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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.5
50640020713
Juan Santamaria Intl Apto.
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:00
Tue:05:00-23:00
Wed:05:00-23:00
Thu:05:00-23:00
Fri:05:00-23:00
Sat:05:00-23:00
Sun:05:00-23:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.5 / 3 reviews
+50650640023857
Carretera Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaria, Shuttle Service
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.4
+50650640023857
Carretera Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaria, Shuttle Service
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:00
Tue:06:00-23:00
Wed:06:00-23:00
Thu:06:00-23:00
Fri:06:00-23:00
Sat:06:00-23:00
Sun:06:00-23:00
Payless Car Rental
Payless Car Rental
Outstanding 8.4
+50624304647
Alajuela Province, Rio Segundo, San Jose
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
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.3
+50622571585
Paseo Colón Street 36-38, San Jose
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
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Outstanding 8 / 102 reviews
+50640367420
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:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8 / 22 reviews
50624362015
Paseo Colon
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-17:00
Fri:07:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-16:00
AmiGO Rent a Car
AmiGO Rent a Car
Great 7.9 / 144 reviews
+50625233200
750-1007, 3Rd Street, 13Th Ave, Barrio Amon San Jose
Working hours
Mon:07:00-16:00
Tue:07:00-16:00
Wed:07:00-16:00
Thu:07:00-16:00
Fri:07:00-16:00
Sat:07:00-16:00
Sun:07:00-16:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.7 / 46 reviews
+50622552200
Tobias Bolanos Airport -Shuttle-
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
Flexways
Flexways
Great 7.5 / 43 reviews
+5491152599877
Aeropuerto Internacional Santamaría, Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Great 7 / 109 reviews
+50622992000
Av. de Las Americas, Talomex Sociedad Anónima. San Jose
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-19:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Good 6.9 / 16 reviews
+50687733000
500 meters East Casino Fiesta, Rio Segundo, Provincia de Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Working hours
Mon:06:30-19:30
Tue:06:30-19:30
Wed:06:30-19:30
Thu:06:30-19:30
Fri:06:30-19:30
Sat:06:30-19:30
Sun:06:30-19:30
Avis
Avis
Good 6.7 / 192 reviews
+50622932222
Juan Santamaria 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
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