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Car Hire in San Jose (Downtown)

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City Centre, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Compact
Toyota Yaris or comparable
Toyota Yaris
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
£ 9.93 / per day
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Economy
Suzuki Celerio or comparable
Suzuki Celerio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Dollar
£ 11.34 / per day
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Mini
Hyundai i10 or comparable
Hyundai i10
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
EasyCar
£ 15.75 / per day
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Intermediate
Nissan Almera or comparable
Nissan Almera
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Payless Car Rental
£ 18.05 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 20.62 / per day
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Special
Toyota Rush or comparable
Toyota Rush
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 26.18 / per day
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Full-size
Toyota Avanza or comparable
Toyota Avanza
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
£ 31.89 / per day
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Premium
Hyundai Santa Fe or comparable
Hyundai Santa Fe
  • 7x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Economy rent a car
£ 41.88 / 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 03:05 on 2020-10-19.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
English
Currency
CRC
Dialing code
506
Average car hire length
9 days
Budget car hire price
£ 16.99 / per day
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 5 Destinations around City Centre

  1. Car Hire at Quepos La Managua Airport starting at £ 34.54 per day
    5.3 km / 3.3 miles away
  2. Car Hire in San Jose (Downtown) starting at £ 15.74 per day
    52.4 km / 32.5 miles away
  3. 58.0 km / 36.1 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Liberia Airport starting at £ 11.19 per day
    200.0 km / 124.3 miles away
  5. Car Hire at Tamarindo Airport starting at £ 34.54 per day
    208.5 km / 129.6 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

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

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in San Jose (Downtown) 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 San Jose (Downtown)
£ 39.26
January
£ 30.13
February
£ 27.39
March
£ 66.35
April
£ 15.52
May
June
July
August
£ 9.13
September
October
November
£ 34.69
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in San Jose (Downtown) is September with prices starting at £ 9.13 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 £ 66.35. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 19. 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’s the most popular hire length in San Jose (Downtown)?

Hirers picking up a car in San Jose (Downtown) keep them for an average of 15 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in June keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length in San Jose (Downtown)
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 month sees the highest demand for car hire in San Jose (Downtown)?

Though City Centre is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in February. August is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
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 Hire Models

Hire 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 Hire Companies in San Jose (Downtown) in 2020

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Remarkable 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
Remarkable 9.2
22427878
LA ASUNCION DE BELEN, CALLE DON CHICO
£ 18 - £ 219
Adobe Rent a Car
Adobe Rent a Car
Remarkable 9.1
+50625424848 / +506254248
Edificio Adobe, 34th Street, Barrio Sagrado Corazon
£ 30 - £ 108
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
22427733
AVENUE 18, BETWEEN 11TH AND 13TH STREET
£ 18 - £ 55
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
22427800
LA ASUNCION DE BELEN, CALLE DON CHICO
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+50640007498
Calle 43, 50m sur del Bar Rio
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 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
Outstanding 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
Economy rent a car
Outstanding 8.5
+50622992000
Av. de Las Americas, Talomex Sociedad Anónima. San Jose
£ 34 - £ 50
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
Outstanding 8.5
50624362015
Paseo Colon Corner Of 30Th Street
£ 26 - £ 89
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
Great 7.6
225520
PASEO COLON CON 26-28 CALLE 28
RightCars
RightCars
Great 7.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.3
+150621053460 / +150622227875
Paseo Colon Between Street 30 and 32, San José
£ 10 - £ 37
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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