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Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

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laurier Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020, 6:34 PM

This is the second time It happens to me. I purchased insurance through your site and reservation, when it came to pickup the vehicle they forced me to buy extra insurance as they pointed out to me that in Costa Rica you have to have third party coverage. I am covered by my credit card and your insurance. Can you clarified?

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Frain Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019, 10:55 PM

I booked online, picked it up at my convenience, and enjoyed the car for three day trips in Guanacaste for under $100 US, including fuel. What a deal!

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Raul Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019, 5:26 PM

Everything went as expected. The car was as promised and the agent was very friendly and helpful but... I don't like the fact that they actually took almost $700 from my VISA account instantly against my $80 rental contract and then informed me upon my return that it would take two to three days to process the return of the over $600 security deposit to my account. This over-the-top deposit policy on top of the forced $30/day insurance package on a $50 rental is a sign that we are still being played by car rental agents in developing countries. I guess that is the price of vacationing in beautiful Costa Rica.

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Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

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Ken Reviewed on Mar 23, 2019, 4:44 AM

When I showed at office they had no car. I had booked it online and had a res number

100 mts from the best western tamarindo

Average Pick-Up time: 31-40 minutes

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Brett Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019, 4:34 PM

hello, Picked up my Hyundai Accent, everything went fairly smoothly, a little slow, but in the end worked well. Car was great, no issues. Last day of the rental, we came back from the beach after paying a 'parking attendant' to park there, to find that our license plates had been stolen. After a little research on Google, apparently this is normal practice in Costa Rica for Police to remove them to ensure a parking ticket gets paid. We returned the car to Economy about 40 minutes later... and they pretended that theyve never heard of such a situation. In the end after about an hour of dealing with them, they said that the standard charge for them to recover our plates is $900 US. Conveniently, the same amount as our damage deposit. I'm currently dealing with VISA on this... so hopefully we can come to a reasonable conclusion. Im pretty reasonable, i would expect to pay the parking fine, and even a plate recovery fee. But, that amount is not acceptable. Brett

We collected 13 reviews in total for all stations in Tamarindo, Costa Rica (TNO) with an average score of 6.6/10.
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Car Rental at Tamarindo Airport (TNO): What you need to know

As you start your descent, you can feel the excitement. As soon as you deboard, the real fun starts in this exciting city,. When you arrive in Tamarindo, you will desire an automobile to check off everything on your list. There is no faster way to get your vacation going right away than to book your own car. We gathered almost all you will want to know to ensure your rental experience at Tamarindo Airport (TNO) is as worry-free as can be.

How can I get the cheapest deal on a rental car at the Tamarindo Airport?

You are in the perfect place if you want to obtain the best rate on your Tamarindo car rental. If you want to maximize your savings, aim to:

  • Decide the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car then you need
  • Compare all the deals available
  • Be aware of any cost for an added driver, fuel policy, and mileage limits. That way you will know the total cost before you book your car

Do I have to be a certain age to book a Tamarindo car rental?

The minimum age to rent an automobile in Tamarindo is 19. Please note there is normally an added charge for anyone under 25. Also note, for higher categories, such as premium, large capacity vehicles, or SUVs, the age restrictions can be different. Make sure you check the rental car company's policy before you book.

What rental car companies have counters at Tamarindo Airport?

There are 3 car rental companies at the Tamarindo Airport. You'll have your pick of several of the best car rental companies. You can reserve a ride with Budget, National, or Thrifty, and begin checking out Tamarindo.

Does Costa Rica require insurance?

You are required to have insurance before you rent in Tamarindo. Many major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) usually cover your car rental. But many of them have prohibitions, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. Be sure to find out by calling your credit card company to find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Tamarindo. Additionally, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout if you are a citizen of the United States.

Do I need to bring anything special when I get my vehicle in Tamarindo?

Be sure to bring your credit card, as well as your driver's license.

What is the fuel policy on my rental car?

At CarRentals.com, we suggest a ""full-to-full"" policy. You receive the car with a full tank. However, if you return your rental with less fuel than you began with, the company may charge you up to 3X the current prices to refill it. For a cheaper rate, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back.

Will my Tamarindo rental car have unlimited mileage?

Tamarindo certainly has its charms, but unlimited miles means you have unlimited possibilities of what to see and where to go after you've checked off all the hot spots here. No matter what you decide on first, unlimited miles gives you one less thing to worry about when see as much of Tamarindo as you can during your stay..

Is it possible to book one-way at Tamarindo Airport?

Many rental car suppliers offer one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your rental car at another location. However, there is typically an additional fee when you choose one-way.

What sort of car rental would you recommend I hire at Tamarindo Airport?

That all depends on your needs and what you will be doing. Smaller vehicles are good for short drives and are easier to park. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a sedan or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and provide a more comfortable ride on longer commutes. Those looking for a little extravagance on their Tamarindo vacation can choose a higher-end car model like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.

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