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Car Hire in San Jose

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

San Jose La Uruca
Mini
Geely GX3 or comparable
Geely GX3
  • 4
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 26.24 per day
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San Jose La Uruca
Economy
Geely GC6 or comparable
Geely GC6
  • 5
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 32.19 per day
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Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport)
Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
EasyCar
£ 39.32 per day
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San Jose La Uruca
Economy
Suzuki Jimny 4WD or comparable
Suzuki Jimny 4WD
  • 4
  • 1
  • 2
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 40.62 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

San Jose La Uruca
Compact
Mitsubishi ASX 2WD Aut. or comparable
Mitsubishi ASX 2WD Aut.
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 42.12 / per day
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City Centre
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Adobe Rent a Car
£ 43.16 / per day
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San Jose San Pedro
Economy
Hyundai Grand i10 or comparable
Hyundai Grand i10
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
EasyCar
£ 43.79 / per day
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City Centre
Economy
Hyundai Accent Blue or comparable
Hyundai Accent Blue
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
EasyCar
£ 44.73 / 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 18:51 on 2022-01-19.

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%

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 £ 38.06 per day
  • From San Jose to Puerto Viejo - 41 offers from £ 66.34 per day
  • From San Jose to Limon - 88 offers from £ 48.37 per day
  • From San Jose to Jaco - 68 offers from £ 48.37 per day
  • From San Jose to Uvita - 41 offers from £ 66.34 per day

Top 7 Cities near San Jose

  1. Guapiles starting at £ 72.52 per day
    52.0 km / 32.3 miles away
  2. Heredia starting at £ 43.16 per day
    9.9 km / 6.2 miles away
  3. Alajuela starting at £ 31.53 per day
    2.5 km / 1.6 miles away
  4. 175.1 km / 108.8 miles away
  5. 152.5 km / 94.7 miles away
  6. 183.2 km / 113.8 miles away
  7. 180.6 km / 112.2 miles away

Top 8 Destinations around San Jose

  1. San Jose San Pedro starting at £ 39.32 per day
  2. San Jose La Uruca starting at £ 26.24 per day
    3.6 km / 2.3 miles away
  3. San Jose-Hotel Ramada Herradura starting at £ 72.52 per day
    9.9 km / 6.1 miles away
  4. America Free Zone starting at £ 39.32 per day
    10.5 km / 6.5 miles away
  5. San Jose Belen starting at £ 72.52 per day
    11.1 km / 6.9 miles away
  6. 15.2 km / 9.4 miles away
  7. Playa Conchal/Westin Resort starting at £ 105.09 per day
    194.8 km / 121.1 miles away
  8. Tamarindo JW Marriott Hotel starting at £ 72.51 per day
    195.8 km / 121.7 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
£ 39.65
January
£ 32.94
February
£ 28.58
March
£ 34.25
April
£ 19.16
May
£ 26.19
June
£ 44.26
July
£ 27.97
August
£ 19.25
September
£ 25.93
October
£ 26.23
November
£ 32.34
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in San Jose is May with prices starting at £ 19.16 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 £ 44.26. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 30. 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 November, and the least popular is June.
Popularity of Car Hire in San Jose by Monthly Searches
166%
January
115%
February
96%
March
April
May
June
July
August
82%
September
110%
October
328%
November
301%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Avis Nissan Kicks 4 3 SUVs
Avis Nissan X-Trail 4 2 SUVs
Avis Nissan Qashqai 5 2 SUVs
MEX RENT A CAR Suzuki Jimny 3 1 SUVs
GreenMotion Daihatsu Bego 5 2 SUVs
Avis Nissan Versa 4 2 Large cars
Flexways Mitsubishi ASX 5 3 SUVs
AmiGO Rent a Car Toyota Yaris 4 1 Medium cars
Avis Nissan X-Trail 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Daihatsu Bego 5 2 SUVs

Top 14 Hire Companies in San Jose in 2022

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Remarkable 9.4
+50670418324 / +50621053400 / +50621053466 / +50640367431
3, Rio Segundo, Provincia de Alajuela, Alajuela, 20109
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
National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+50622427911 / +50622427878
500 Meters East And 200 Meters South Of Hotel Costa Rica Marriott, San Jose
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
+50622427907 / +50622427733
500 Meters East And 200 Meters South Of Hotel Costa Rica Marriott, San Jose
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
22427800
SAN JOSE INTL AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+50624313803
Oficentro Plaza aeropuerto C3
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6
+50625199308 / +50608005425527
Europcar,Carretera al Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, Provincia de Alajuela, Río Segundo, 20109
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
+50624409990
Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+50624362010
Juan Santamaría International Airport, Alajuela CR 20101, Alajuela Province, Río Segundo
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
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Outstanding 8.5
+50624300629
500 mts East from Casino Fiesta, Rio Segundo
Working hours
Mon:06:30-20:00
Tue:06:30-20:00
Wed:06:30-20:00
Thu:06:30-20:00
Fri:06:30-20:00
Sat:06:30-20:00
Sun:06:30-20:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
22427733
San Jose Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:05:00-23:45
Tue:05:00-23:45
Wed:05:00-23:45
Thu:05:00-23:45
Fri:05:00-23:45
Sat:11:45-23:45
Sun:05:00-12:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+50624426000
Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Working hours
Mon:09:00-16:00
Tue:09:00-16:00
Wed:09:00-16:00
Thu:09:00-16:00
Fri:09:00-16:00
Sat:09:00-16:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
RightCars
RightCars
Great 7.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.3
+50621053466 / +50624407838 / +50640367431
Juan Santamaría International Airport, Alajuela Province, Alajuela
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
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