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San Jose Airport Car Rental Mini Guide

If you are looking to rent a car at San Jose Airport, then Rhino can save you time and money. We compare San Jose car rental deals from all the leading car rental suppliers in Costa Rica. As we have been collaborating with the best supplier of car rental at San Jose Airport for years, we get preferential rates that are not available elsewhere and pass the saving directly onto you. Whether you are looking for a cheap economy car rental in San Jose, or you want a premium saloon, we have every option covered.

Getting to San Jose is simple and major international airlines serve the airport from all over the globe including America, Europe and Asia. Upon arrival, car rental at San Jose International Airport can be collected from the car rental desks in the arrivals hall. If you are hiring a car in Costa Rica for the first time we recommend reading our Drive Smart Costa Rica guide to ensure you know the rules of the road and can drive safely in and around San Jose.

Cheapest car hire in San Jose Airport

Nissan March

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 79.77 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 558.39 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Beat

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 83.01 EUR/day
Chevrolet Beat

7 Days rental at 581.10 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai i10

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 83.38 EUR/day
Hyundai i10

7 Days rental at 583.67 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 84.75 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 593.26 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 84.75 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 593.26 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 84.75 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 593.26 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 84.75 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 593.26 EUR from 23/01/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Chevrolet Sonic

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 84.75 EUR/day
Chevrolet Sonic

7 Days rental at 593.26 EUR from 23/01/2023

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Tiida

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.57 EUR/day
Nissan Tiida

7 Days rental at 599.05 EUR from 23/01/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
  • San Jose Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in San Jose Airport including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, GREEN MOTION.

Useful to know about San Jose Airport

  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to give it its full name
  • Is 12 miles from the city itself, easily reached using a rental car
  • A $26 fee is levied to all passengers on departure by the Costa Rican Government
  • Airlines such as United Airlines, Iberia, Condor and Air Canada all fly into the Airport

 

Popular car hire destinations in San Jose Airport

Best car rental companies in San Jose Airport

9.3
No.1: SIXT,
based on 41 reviews
92
98
88
91
95
14 min (average wait time)
8.6
No.2: EASY CAR,
based on 18 reviews
88
90
78
85
90
18 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: ENTERPRISE,
based on 15 reviews
60
80
70
80
90
6 min (average wait time)

San Jose Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    SIXT Franchise
  • € 558.39
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 79.77
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 44
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 14
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Prado
  • 151
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in San Jose Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 118
February€ 94
March€ 101
April€ 75
May€ 63
June€ 71
July€ 86
August€ 74
September€ 67
October€ 60
November€ 84
December€ 109
ItemPercent
January€ 79
February€ 72
March€ 78
April€ 56
May€ 49
June€ 64
July€ 71
August€ 49
September€ 44
October€ 38
November€ 52
December€ 63
ItemPercent
January€ 145
February€ 139
March€ 127
April€ 108
May€ 96
June€ 89
July€ 94
August€ 92
September€ 83
October€ 94
November€ 110
December€ 201
ItemPercent
January€ 133
February€ 89
March€ 106
April€ 80
May€ 74
June€ 88
July€ 102
August€ 90
September€ 86
October€ 73
November€ 104
December€ 128
ItemPercent
January€ 245
February€ 207
March€ 173
April€ 139
May€ 136
June€ 153
July€ 117
August€ 210
September€ 178
October€ 171
November€ 159
December€ 241
ItemPercent
January€ 63
February€ 64
March€ 71
April€ 49
May€ 48
June€ 44
July€ 59
August€ 46
September€ 47
October€ 41
November€ 36
December€ 58
ItemPercent
January€ 149
February€ 140
March€ 145
April€ 119
May€ 96
June€ 115
July€ 107
August€ 112
September€ 95
October€ 88
November€ 126
December€ 169
ItemPercent
January€ 103
February€ 85
March€ 81
April€ 61
May€ 54
June€ 60
July€ 81
August€ 69
September€ 58
October€ 52
November€ 68
December€ 95

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire in San Jose Airport

How much does car hire in San Jose Airport cost?

Car hire in San Jose Airport costs as little as €79.80 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €105.20 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €532.40 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Toyota Prado.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in San Jose Airport?

8 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in San Jose Airport, including BUDGET, SIXT, EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in San Jose Airport?

None of the car hire companies in San Jose Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in San Jose Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, SIXT Franchise has the highest customer rating for car hire in San Jose Airport with a score of 9.3/10

with EasyCar rated second best with a score of 8.6/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in San Jose Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in San Jose Airport is €593.26 per week from ACE.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in San Jose Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in San Jose Airport is AVIS, with prices for a Economy class car such as the Nissan March available from as little as €558.39 per week.

How much is fuel in San Jose Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.366/ltr of petrol and €1.392/ltr of diesel in San Jose Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in San Jose Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in San Jose Airport with leading car hire companies such as ACE, ADOBE, ALAMO, AMIGO, AVIS, DOLLAR, EASY CAR, ENTERPRISE, GREEN MOTION, NATIONAL, PAYLESS, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in San Jose Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Economy Elite, Fullsize, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Premium, Special and Standard class rental cars in San Jose Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in San Jose Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in San Jose Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in San Jose Airport is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in San Jose Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in San Jose Airport at the moment, however AVIS rates start from just €558.39 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €558.39 from AVIS in San Jose - Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in San Jose Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in San Jose Airport is €558.60 per week with an average price of €736.40 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in San Jose Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in San Jose Airport

  • Alamo (tel: 22427733)
  • Avis (tel: 506-2293-2222)
  • Budget (tel: 506-2-436-2010)
  • Adobe (tel: (506)-2542-4848 )
  • Sixt (tel: +506-2431-3803)
  • Green motion (tel: (506) 4036-74-00 - (506) 4036-74-31)
  • Amigo (tel: +506 - 2442-8585)
  • Payless (tel: 50624304647)
  • Europcar (tel: 506 (0) 25199308)
  • Easy car (tel: +506 2442 2422)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in San Jose Airport

  • Alamo (LA ASUNCION DE BELEN, CALLE DON CHICO, BELEN, 40703)
  • Avis (Juan Santamaria Intl Apo, Alajuela)
  • Budget (Juan Santa Maria Intl Apo, San Jose, 255-1007)
  • Adobe (Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 1.4 Km East on Rio Segundo Main Road, San Jose)
  • Sixt (Oficentro Plaza aeropuerto C3, Alajuela)
  • Green motion (Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela, 1017)

Car hire company ratings in San Jose Airport

  • SIXT Franchise: Rated 9.3/10 from 7 reviews
  • EasyCar: Rated 8.6/10 from 6 reviews
  • Enterprise Franchise: Rated 7.9/10 from 6 reviews
  • BUDGET ABG Franchise: Rated 7.1/10 from 7 reviews
  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 6.7/10 from 6 reviews
  • Amigo Rent a Car: Rated 6.3/10 from 6 reviews

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