San José Car Rentals

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When is it cheapest to rent a car in San José?

All
- 63 C$
Family size
6 C$ - 101 C$
Economy
2 C$ - 36 C$

The cheapest time to rent a car in San José is in October. The price is 89% lower than the rest of the year at just 2 C$ per day. The most expensive month is December. If you are looking for a specific car type, consider renting an economy car in October. If you need more room for your family, larger vehicles with 6+ seats are typically cheapest in September. The price of a car rental in San José can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

San José Car Rental Directory

All major car rental suppliers in San José

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Alamo

Agency score: Excellent 8.7

Score based on 6,650 reviews

View all 5 locations

Enterprise

Agency score: Excellent 8.5

Score based on 12,846 reviews

View all 4 locations

Avis

Agency score: Good 7.6

Score based on 2,261 reviews

View all 3 locations

Sixt

Agency score: Good 7.5

Score based on 14,947 reviews

View all 4 locations

Budget

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 4,243 reviews

View all 2 locations

Hertz

Agency score: Good 7.4

Score based on 3,846 reviews

View all 2 locations

Dollar

Agency score: Good 7.3

Score based on 6,382 reviews

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Thrifty

Agency score: Good 7.1

Score based on 2,780 reviews

View all 2 locations

Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport
San José, Costa Rica
Nearby attractions:
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica 12.6 km
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica 15.9 km
San José Tobias Bolanos Intl Airport
San José, Costa Rica
Nearby attractions:
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica 4.0 km
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica 7.4 km
Tambor Airport
Tambor, Costa Rica
Nearby attractions:
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica 101 km
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica 105 km

Distance to popular hotels from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

Park your car and yourself at these popular hotels not far from San José Juan Santamaria Intl's car rental counter

Barceló San José

Residencial El Robledal, La Uruca, 4581150 | San José de Costa Rica

12.5 km from airport

Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center

Autopista General Canas

5.5 km from airport

Radisson San Jose-Costa Rica

Calle Central Y Tercera Av. 15

15.5 km from airport

Exe San Jose Center

Edificio Cristal, Avenida Principal, Calles 1 Y 3

15.8 km from airport

Balmoral Hotel

Avenida Central Calles 7 y 9

16.1 km from airport

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson San Jose Aero

Sobre Autopista General Cañas

6.3 km from airport

Intercontinental Hotels Costa Rica At Multiplaza Mall

Prospero Fernandez Hwy. Escazu

8.0 km from airport

Hotel Presidente - San Jose City Center, Costa Rica

Central Avenue Blvd 7th Street

16.0 km from airport

Costa Rica Guesthouse

Avenida 6, Entre Calle 21 y 25

16.9 km from airport

Palma Real Hotel & Casino

200 Mts. Norte Del Ice, Sabana Norte

13.1 km from airport

Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Route 27

7.7 km from airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari San Jose -Costa Rica

San Antonio de Belen Ciudad Cariari

6.0 km from airport

Sleep Inn Hotel Paseo Las Damas

Avenida 3 Entre Calles 9 Y 11

16.1 km from airport

Park Inn by Radisson San Jose, Costa Rica

Ave. 6, Calle 28

14.5 km from airport

Best Hostel San Jose

Avenida 9 Calle Central

15.5 km from airport

Aloft San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Forum 2 Business Park

4.5 km from airport

Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

Central And Second Ave. Between 1 & 3

15.8 km from airport

Best Western Irazu Hotel & Studios

Km 3 Autopista General Canas

12.0 km from airport

Car Rental in San José

1,958 people have been looking for a car to rent in San José in July.

How much will it cost to rent a car in San José in August?

For a weekend in August, the best deals in San José start from around 3 C$ up to around 11 C$. Stretching your rental over seven days shifts the price range to about 1 C$ to 18 C$.

Is there a fee to cancel my San José car rental?

Every rental car company in San José has a different cancellation policy. At momondo, we will always disclose in the car rental search results whether or not an agency has a cancellation fee. Some of the top car rental companies in San José include Alamo, Enterprise, and Avis, so be sure to check if they offer free cancellation.

What is the best type of car to rent in San José during August?

Renting a standard in San José during the month of August is what most travellers prefer. With temperatures averaging 21 °C and precipitation around 300 mm during August, a standard is more than capable of handling these weather conditions. This is the perfect rental car type for wet roads and above-freezing temperatures. Renting a Standard in San José will cost you 8 C$/day on average.

Which rental car company in San José has the most locations?

The city of San José has 5 locations owned by National, with an average daily rate of 67 C$.

What is the speed limit in San José?

40 km/h is the city speed limit for San José, which also applies to surrounding towns and other urban centres. The suburban speed limit and the speed limit for highways around San José are 60 km/h and 100 km/h, respectively. If you rent a car in San José, be aware that these speed limits may be strictly enforced.


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