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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in San Jose?
If your trip to San Jose is all organized but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.You’ll need to get up early if you want to see all the great attractions that this place has to offer. National Theater and Jade Museum are must-sees. National Center of Art and Culture and National Museum of Costa Rica shouldn’t be overlooked either.Stop by Costa Rica National Stadium. It’s one attraction you’ll find on travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have some room on your travel schedule, Sabana Park and Morazan Park will keep you busy as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near San Jose?
If you’re looking for a day-trip destination, we’ve got a couple of suggestions. Sitting 25 miles away, San Ramon is worth jumping in the car for. San Ramon Nonato Church should be toward the top of your list here. Palmares Church and Los Ángeles Cloud Forest Adventure Park are awesome attractions too. Don’t miss Quepos either! Just 35 miles away, Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Beach and Playa La Macha are must-sees here.
What kind of rental car should I get for San Jose?
Having your own ride in San Jose will give you more flexibility to squeeze in as many activities as possible. Maybe you’re in the mood to leave town, cruise down the open road, and go where the wind blows. If so, grab one of our mid-size or full-size SUVs and discover the sandy shores in the surrounding area. If you just can’t get enough of the bright city lights, opt for something small. Getting around bustling streets and heavy traffic will be a lot easier in a compact or economy car.
Should I get a luxury rental car in San Jose?
For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle may be somewhat out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is far easier than you think! Imagine the joy of cruising around town in a swish sports car, even if it’s only for a few days. Or maybe all you’re after is a trusty set of wheels to get you from A to B. Affordable or flashy? Either way, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in San Jose.
Is it difficult to park in San Jose?
It can be. Driving round the block looking for a place to park isn’t unusual in San Jose. Getting near busy attractions is easier if you plan ahead.
Does San Jose have peak-hour traffic?
Since the population of San Jose is only 335,000, you shouldn’t encounter too much trouble with traffic. That said, downtown streets are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in San Jose Province?
Usually, your chosen rental car company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in San Jose?
If you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you are able to use your cell phone while behind the wheel in San Jose. But be sure to keep focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in San Jose?
While behind the wheel in San Jose, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. Thinking of having a drink or two over lunch or dinner? Consider using a ride-sharing service or booking a taxi.
Are seat belts compulsory in San Jose Province?
You bet. However, there are some exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation systems.

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