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tamarindo downtown, diagonal to tamarindo diria hotel

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

9.3 Out of 10 (8 Reviews)

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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.

from huacas intersection 3 km through flamingo and conchal

Average Pick-Up time: 21-30 minutes

6.0 Out of 10 (1 Review)

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Chianghin Reviewed on Apr 7, 2018, 5:34 AM

No more than mediocrity. A little unfriendly staff, relatively poor English speaking. It was not possible for us spontaneously to rent a GPS.

tamarindo diria hotel inside lobby

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

5.0 Out of 10 (2 Reviews)

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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

tamarindo downtown, 100 mts from the best western tamarindo

Average Pick-Up time: 31-40 minutes

2.0 Out of 10 (1 Review)

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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, Guanacaste, Costa Rica with an average score of 6.5/10.
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Car rentals in Tamarindo: All you need to know

You want a great vehicle to get around Tamarindo whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Explore the top sites around town and park in front of the popular restaurants in Tamarindo. has gathered the most popular questions about renting a car in Tamarindo. Read on to discover which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

How do I get a bargain car rental in Tamarindo?

You are on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental when you use But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Be sure to:

  • Read the mileage policy to prevent any surprise fees
  • Book your rental as far in advance as possible
  • Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
  • Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer

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

What rental companies have outlets in Tamarindo?

In Tamarindo, has a few rental car companies to pick from, like Alamo. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for you.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Tamarindo?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:

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

Usually, to rent a car in Tamarindo you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read through the supplier's terms to discover what the total is before you book your rental.

Does Tamarindo require rental car insurance?

When cruising through Tamarindo or the rest of country, you will need insurance. Many suppliers require that you show proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You might be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you are concerned your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip.

Many major card issuers, like MasterCard or Visa, provide some coverage, however, there are usually restrictions. For instance, they may not cover your rental car if you get a luxury or larger vehicle. Be sure to check your rental car company's policy before you decide.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

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

You will have to search for a gas station near your car rental supplier

What fuel policy should I get?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

If you want to explore all that Tamarindo offers, you're going to want unlimited miles. You can drive as far as you'd like without worrying about additional charges. Review the fine print to be sure they are truly "unlimited."

Know before you go

Before you begin on your Tamarindo trip, be sure you check out a few items before you leave the car rental lot. It's important to:

  • Walk around your vehicle and determine if there is any damage or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

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