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Car Hire in Costa Rica

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Best deals found for Costa Rica car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Costa Rica
MG ZS
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$9/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
MG ZS
Ford Everest
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$12/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Ford Everest
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$13/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Kia Picanto
Hyundai Accent
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$13/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Hyundai Accent
Toyota C-HR
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$17/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Toyota C-HR
Kia Sportage
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers

$20/day

20 Jun - 27 Jun
Kia Sportage
Toyota RAV4
or similar SUV
Up to 2 passengers

$30/day

20 Jun - 27 Jun
Toyota RAV4
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
or similar Premium SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$30/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$33/day

20 Jun - 27 Jun
Kia Picanto

Costa Rica car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Costa Rica that's right for you

Small cars

$23 - $133

All Car Types

$20 - $130

The average price of a small car hire in Costa Rica is $55. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Costa Rica is in September. The price is 59% lower than the rest of the year at just $23 per day. A small car rental is typically 14% less expensive than the average rental car in Costa Rica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Costa Rica can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Costa Rica small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Costa Rica is $57. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Costa Rica is in August. The price is 87% lower than the rest of the year at just $8 per day. A medium car rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average rental car in Costa Rica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Costa Rica can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Costa Rica medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a large car hire in Costa Rica is $65. The cheapest time to hire a large car in Costa Rica is in October. The price is 84% lower than the rest of the year at just $11 per day. A large car rental is typically 2% more expensive than the average rental car in Costa Rica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Costa Rica can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire.

The average price of a SUV hire in Costa Rica is $71. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Costa Rica is in September. The price is 71% lower than the rest of the year at just $21 per day. A SUV rental is typically 10% more expensive than the average rental car in Costa Rica. The average price of a vehicle hire in Costa Rica can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Costa Rica SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$13/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$33/day

20 Jun - 27 Jun
Kia Picanto
Nissan March
or similar Mini
Up to 2 passengers

$40/day

12 Jun - 1 Jul
Nissan March

Car hire insight and trends in Costa Rica

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Costa Rica

What car hire company in Costa Rica has the most locations?

Alamo has more car hire locations within Costa Rica than any other agency. With 51 locations scattered throughout the country, you are bound to find one of their rental car centres either at your destination airport or within the city. If you haven’t picked a city to visit, San José is the most popular destination at the moment. San José also has 4 Alamo car hire centres.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Costa Rica?

The most popular type of car to hire in Costa Rica is a SUV. 53% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to Costa Rica. If a SUV fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around $184 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

Costa Rica car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Costa Rica

Alamo

51 locations

National

50 locations

Sunnycars

50 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

49 locations

ADOBE

32 locations

easyCar

26 locations

Adobe Rent A Car

25 locations

Avis

20 locations

Car hire in Costa Rica

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Costa Rica so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

What side of the road do people in Costa Rica drive on?

If you hire a car in Costa Rica, be aware that you are required to drive on the right at all times.

How good are the roads in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has a road quality score of 2.9 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts Costa Rica at 116 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within Costa Rica that the road quality will vary.

What is the drink driving limit in Costa Rica?

The BAC limit is 0.05% in Costa Rica - this applies to both visitors and residents. Your BAC level is a measurement of the percentage of alcohol in your bloodstream. This information is used to determine how inebriated an individual is. Driving a vehicle with a BAC higher than 0.05% is against the law in Costa Rica and you will be deemed as ‘driving under the influence’. Be aware that 18 is the legal drinking age in Costa Rica, and there are strict laws that prohibit drivers under this age from drink driving.

How much does petrol cost in Costa Rica?

On average, the price of petrol last week in Costa Rica was $2.20 per litre. In comparison, the country with the cheapest average petrol price is Egypt at $0.43 per litre, whereas the country with the most expensive average petrol price is Hong Kong at $4.85 per litre.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Costa Rica?

Prices for cars in Costa Rica refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Costa Rica?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Costa Rica?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Costa Rica. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen hire company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Costa Rica?

To hire a car in Costa Rica, all drivers must present a valid full driving license. If the license is written in a language other than the language of the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car abroad, you may also need to provide evidence of your return travel and accommodation information during your stay. We always recommend that you verify with the specific hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Costa Rica?

Using momondo to book a car hire in Costa Rica could save you time and money. momondo searches thousands of car hire websites and locations to provide you with a wide selection of options and cars to choose from.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Costa Rica?

momondo enables you to find the best car hire deal in Costa Rica by providing useful filters to narrow your search. Filters include, but are not limited to: price, body type, rental company and specific policies that you may want.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Costa Rica with free cancellation?

Free cancellation is a policy that can be filtered on momondo car hire searches for Costa Rica and all other locations. Availability may vary by location.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Costa Rica on momondo?

Fair fuel policies are specifically available to select on momondo, allowing you to refine your search for car hire in Costa Rica.

Can I find a car hire in Costa Rica which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo can show you specific deals which include enhanced cleaning on car hire in Costa Rica.

Can I search for car hire in Costa Rica with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Unlimited mileage is indeed an option momondo offers on car hire in Costa Rica.


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