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Best rated stations in San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)

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At Momemtum Lindora Plaza

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
10 out of 10 (1 Reviews)
Friendliness
10 /10
Friendliness 100%
Cleanliness
10 /10
Cleanliness 100%
Pickup time
10 /10
Pickup time 100%
Overall value
8 /10
Overall value 80%
5 out of 5
ABPReviewed on Jan 10, 2020, 11:16 AM
No fuss. When we reached the rental office all was ready. Car had around 50k on odo but still in good condition. It was last minute booking ang and little pricey.
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Avenue 18

Average pickup time: 31-40 minutes.
9 out of 10 (2 Reviews)
Friendliness
9 /10
Friendliness 90%
Cleanliness
9 /10
Cleanliness 90%
Pickup time
9 /10
Pickup time 90%
Overall value
7 /10
Overall value 70%
4 out of 5
GregReviewed on May 22, 2019, 6:09 AM
The car was the basic model. Did not know that so what is still being built. No radio remote control. The ventilation could not be adjusted, so you could not air-condition the footwell on the coast and in the mountains fogged the windscreen, so you had to drive in the rain and 15 degrees outside temperature with windows open.
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San Jose Intl Airport

Average pickup time: 31-40 minutes.
8.5 out of 10 (45 Reviews)
Friendliness
9.3 /10
Friendliness 93%
Cleanliness
8.8 /10
Cleanliness 88%
Pickup time
9.3 /10
Pickup time 93%
Overall value
8.4 /10
Overall value 84%
1 out of 5
Alain33950Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020, 2:21 PM
• ALAMO hired a poorly maintained car with many kilometers for hire, unsuitable for the roads of Costa Rica. • Through this negligence ALAMO put our lives in danger and it took a stroke of luck for us to get out of it without any injury. • On February 4, 2020, in the middle of the afternoon, we left UVITA towards SAN GERARDO DE DOTA (114km, 2 and a half hour mountain trip). • Already around 6pm, the engine heating we had to take a break. • Around 7 p.m. 10 km from the hotel, we started a very severe descent. • Less than a kilometer from the hotel, the GPS (it probably saved us!) Sent us to a private property. • Realizing our error we wanted to turn around. • The brakes, which for a few minutes had been giving signs of weakness, have failed and we have finished our U-turn. • Fortunately, the GPS deceived us, otherwise we would probably have fallen on a precipice which would have been fatal. • Fortunately, the brakes were released during the U-turn at low speed. • We did little damage to the car (front bumper, possibly front fenders?) And almost nothing at home (a table, 2 crushed chairs and traces of paint on the wall) • The February 12, we received an email from ALAMO Costa Rica with 2 appendices that we were able to open and an invoice of $ 1,126.54. It corresponds to the debit of € 1,077.72 dated 12/02/20 on the card statement at the end of February. • We asked for clarifications by 2 emails to ALAMO, We have had no response to date. • We received a phone call on February 13 or 14 from ALAMO or its service provider for a satisfaction survey. • We explained the concerns we had. The investigator told us that we would be contacted by a French speaking ALAMO person. We have been waiting for his call for MORE than a month.
4 out of 5
SvenReviewed on Mar 15, 2020, 10:43 PM
The only thing bothering me was that the insurance I bought when makeing the reservation was not valid, so I had to pay for another insutance
4 out of 5
OrgetorixReviewed on Mar 15, 2020, 4:39 PM
Friendly staff and a car that didn't let us down. Good tires, except for the spare wheel, which luckily we didn't need because the screw in the tire was noticed in a garage.
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La Asuncion De Belen

Average pickup time: 21-30 minutes.
8 out of 10 (3 Reviews)
Friendliness
8 /10
Friendliness 80%
Cleanliness
6.7 /10
Cleanliness 67%
Pickup time
7.3 /10
Pickup time 73%
Overall value
7.3 /10
Overall value 73%
5 out of 5
DocksReviewed on Feb 12, 2018, 7:14 AM
See below
3 out of 5
M JoReviewed on Jan 10, 2018, 2:04 AM
Apparently we accidentally booked at a Budget not at the airport. Needless to say the gauge was almost double. Never seem to get the car rental we book.
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Paseo Colon Corner Of 30th St

Average pickup time: 51-60 minutes.
7.3 out of 10 (3 Reviews)
Friendliness
8.7 /10
Friendliness 87%
Cleanliness
8 /10
Cleanliness 80%
Pickup time
9.3 /10
Pickup time 93%
Overall value
7.3 /10
Overall value 73%
3 out of 5
StavReviewed on Feb 2, 2020, 4:18 PM
Vehicle breaks were very loud and after a day it had a strong stale smell of cigarettes.
3 out of 5
Busdriver1964Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019, 8:40 PM
Extra insurance was added without my consent.. Extra pressure to buy insurance and a large deposit required if insurance not purchased. Car was super cheap model and under-powered. Sucked gas like a semi truck..Large fine if it was not clean on return. It was clean to start and drop off was easy but the deposit has still not been cleared from my account. Maybe because it is a weekend.

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Car rental company addresses in Juan Santamaria Intl.

National Car Rental

Top rated National Car Rental rental locations in Juan Santamaria Intl.

At Momemtum Lindora Plaza, Lindora, CRI
Alamo Rent A Car

Top rated Alamo Rent A Car rental locations in Juan Santamaria Intl.

Avenue 18, San Jose, CRI
San Jose Intl Airport, San Jose, CRI
La Asuncion De Belen, San Jose, CRI
Budget

Top rated Budget rental locations in Juan Santamaria Intl.

Paseo Colon Corner Of 30th St, San Jose, CRI

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