San Jose Car Rentals

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Diahatsu Bego

or equivalent other

passengers

5

luggage

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$1 /day

juan santamaria airport across from hampton inn hotel

Suzuki Jimny

or equivalent other

passengers

4

luggage

1

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$1 /day

nu car rentals-san jose

Toyota Yaris

or equivalent other

passengers

4

luggage

3

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$1 /day

tobias bolanos international airport

Suzuki Celerio

or equivalent other

passengers

4

luggage

2

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$1 /day

san jose airport

Mini Byd f0

or equivalent other

passengers

2

luggage

0

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$2 /day

1km north of daniel oduber airport

Suzuki Alto

or equivalent other

passengers

4

luggage

2

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manual

A/C

Yes

from

$2 /day

juan santamaria international airport

Prices are based on searches made during the previous 7 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class.
There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

1219 htl crowne plaza corobici sabana norte central

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

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Tudor64 Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019, 12:45 AM

The whole process was easy. All the details were clearly explained, there was no hidden cost associated with this rental. Easy pick-up and even easier drop off. The shuttle was quick so we went in time at the airport.

avenue 18

Average Pick-Up time: 31-40 minutes

9.0 Out of 10 (2 Reviews)

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Greg Reviewed 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.

north sabana next to the nissan dealer

Average Pick-Up time: >60 minutes

6.0 Out of 10 (2 Reviews)

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Alex Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019, 8:56 PM

We fell for the low rate. When we went to pick up the vehicle, we were told that we HAD to buy THEIR liability and collision insurance and it would be at least $100 more PER DAY. They also said that our insurance was no good there. So I called the airport and talked to Payless car rental and they said that daily insurance for full coverage would be no more than $20 per day. We could not get our money back from the ECONOMY CAR RENTAL and neither could anyone else that was crowded in the office. All of us felt like suckers!! Please be aware that this is a scam and should not be allowed to happen. Make sure when you rent your vehicle that you have liability and collision insurance included in the price before you give them a dime.

We collected 210 reviews in total for all stations in San Jose (and vicinity), Costa Rica with an average score of 6.2/10.
Please be aware that some of these reviews may have been translated automatically into English.

Car rentals in San Jose: All you need to know

A San Jose car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about car rentals in San Jose. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I find a great deal on a rental car in San Jose?

CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to book budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and go down the list of rental companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the best offers in San Jose. You should also:

  • Compare all the deals available
  • Book as far in advance as possible. You will usually save more and get the car of your choice
  • Check the fuel and mileage policies. You don't want to be surprised with any added costs
  • Don't rent more vehicle than you'll need. Typically, the smaller the car, the lower the rate

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have outlets in San Jose?

We have around 21 car rental providers that you can choose from. We have budget-friendly names like Budget and Thrifty and global ones like Advantage and Hertz. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one meets your needs.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in San Jose?

That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in San Jose. If you're having difficulty choosing, be sure to read over our table below. We have compared the most popular types of vehicles for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in San Jose?

Typically, to rent a car in San Jose you must be at least 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the terms to determine what the exact charge is before you rent your car.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in San Jose?

When cruising through San Jose or the rest of country, you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier requires that you show proof of insurance before you pick up your automobile. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer for your trip, if you know your insurance won't cover you while traveling through CRI.

The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally cover your car rental. However, many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Make sure to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to San Jose.

What are the different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy should I get?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the San Jose.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in San Jose?

Unlimited miles is a good choice if you decide to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over San Jose. You can drive as much as you want without incurring additional charges. Go over your policy to discover if there are any restrictions.

Before you leave the lot

Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the rental lot on your San Jose adventure. You should:

  • Walk around the car and determine if there is any damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to see if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
  • Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your San Jose car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels San Jose has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be driving between the highly-rated restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the marvelous sites in San Jose.

Car Rental Information For San Jose

Pick-up Location San Jose
Car Types Economy, Mini, Premium, Standard
Rental Stations in San Jose 2
Airport Stations in San Jose 1
Rental Agencies in San Jose Economy Rent A Car, E-Z Rent-A-Car
Avis car rental locations in San Jose
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Alamo car rental locations in San Jose
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Dollar car rental locations in San Jose
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Economy Rent a Car car rental locations in San Jose
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Thrifty car rental locations in San Jose
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Mexrentacar car rental locations in San Jose
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Sixt car rental locations in San Jose
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Europcar car rental locations in San Jose
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National car rental locations in San Jose
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Payless car rental locations in San Jose
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Apex car rental locations in San Jose
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Enterprise car rental locations in San Jose
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Hertz car rental locations in San Jose
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Budget car rental locations in San Jose
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Fox car rental locations in San Jose
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NÜ Car Rentals car rental locations in San Jose
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Budget car rental locations in San Jose
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Firefly car rental locations in San Jose
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Ace Rent A Car car rental locations in San Jose
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Green Motion car rental locations in San Jose
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U-save car rental locations in San Jose
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E-Z Rent-A-Car car rental locations in San Jose
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