Car Rental San Jose

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

San Jose, Downtown Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$26.83 / per day
San Jose, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Ace Rent a car
$26.83 / per day
San Jose, Downtown Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$26.83 / per day
San Jose, Downtown Car Rental
Full-size
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$26.83 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

San Jose, Downtown Car Rental
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Ace Rent a car
$26.83 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Rental
Compact
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$28.45 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Rental
Mini
BYD F0 or similar
BYD F0
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Thrifty
$30.31 / per day
Juan Santamaria International Airport (San José Airport) Car Rental
Mini
Hyundai i10 or similar
Hyundai i10
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Economy rent a car
$33.01 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish,
English
Currency
CRC
Country code
506
Average car rental length
9 days
Economy car rental price
$46.99 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 km/h
25 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.02%

Top Cities near San Jose

  1. Liberia Car Rentals from $29.52 per day
    169.3 km / 105.2 miles away

Top 2 Locations near San Jose

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in San Jose?

Car rental prices in San Jose vary a lot according to the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in San Jose
$53.43
January
$44.39
February
$38.51
March
$46.16
April
$25.82
May
$35.29
June
$59.64
July
$37.69
August
$40.28
September
$34.94
October
$51.52
November
$48.57
December
The best month to rent a car in San Jose is May (when prices for an Economy class start from $25.82). This is 40% cheaper than the yearly average and 57% cheaper than renting in July (when rental prices start at $59.64 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price.

What’s the usual rental length in San Jose?

Travel lengths vary from month to month: in September, travelers rent a car for an average of 12 days in February, the average rental period is 8 days.
Average Rental Length in San Jose
11
January
8
February
8
March
10
April
11
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
12
September
8
October
11
November
9
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in San Jose?

While travelers visit San Jose year-round, the most popular month for renting a car is October, and the least popular is September.
San Jose Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
86%
January
74%
February
55%
March
47%
April
54%
May
39%
June
48%
July
48%
August
35%
September
559%
October
69%
November
87%
December

Our Customers Reviews

January 14, 2019
We had been told that the roads are in bad shape and it's hard to drive. We went to the Monteverde, Arenal-area and the South Pacific area around Jaco and south to Dominical beach and had absolutely no problems with driving or the roads.

Top 12 Suppliers for San Jose in 2019

GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Exceptional 9.4
00506 21 053 400 / 00506 21 053 466
3, Rio Segundo, Provincia de Alajuela, Alajuela, 20109
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
00506 22 427 911
Llegadas internaciones, Aeropuerto Juan Santamaría, Provincia de Alajuela, Alajuela
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
00506 22 427 907
500 Meters East And 200 Meters South Of Hotel Costa Rica Marriott, San Jose
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
22427900
SAN JOSE INTL AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+506-2431-3803
Oficentro Plaza aeropuerto C3
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+50625199308
MANGO PLAZA 1KM NORTH OF JUAN SANTA
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
00506 24 409 990
Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Excellent 8.5
00506 22 992 000
Tobias Bolanos International Airport, San Jose Province, San Jose, Costa Rica
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
00506 22 932 222
Juan Santamaria Intl Apo Alajuela Centro
NuCarrentals
NuCarrentals
Very good 7.6
00506 2232-2820
TOBIAS BOLANOS AIRPORT
RightCars
RightCars
Very good 7.3
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.3
+506-2105-3466, 506-2440-7838
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