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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

Mini

Chevrolet Beat

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 23.91 EUR/day
Chevrolet Beat

7 Days rental at 167.42 EUR from 22/08/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 25.14 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 176.04 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 28.11 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 196.79 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Toyota Rush

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.01 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 252.11 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Toyota Rush

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.01 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 252.11 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Tiida

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.14 EUR/day
Nissan Tiida

7 Days rental at 330.03 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Nissan March

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.14 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 330.03 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.89 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 349.27 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.26 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 400.83 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in San Jose Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • 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 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)
7.8
No.3: ENTERPRISE,
based on 14 reviews
70
80
60
70
90
15 min (average wait time)

San Jose Airport car hire information

  • 9.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    SIXT Franchise
  • € 167.37
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 23.91
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 18
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 6
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Minibus
  • 74
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in San Jose Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 87
February€ 94
March€ 101
April€ 75
May€ 63
June€ 71
July€ 86
August€ 74
September€ 53
October€ 52
November€ 55
December€ 87
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January€ 58
February€ 72
March€ 78
April€ 56
May€ 49
June€ 64
July€ 71
August€ 49
September€ 34
October€ 34
November€ 38
December€ 52
ItemPercent
January€ 104
February€ 139
March€ 127
April€ 108
May€ 96
June€ 89
July€ 94
August€ 92
September€ 79
October€ 96
November€ 102
December€ 202
ItemPercent
January€ 94
February€ 89
March€ 106
April€ 80
May€ 74
June€ 88
July€ 102
August€ 90
September€ 73
October€ 72
November€ 72
December€ 115
ItemPercent
January€ 190
February€ 207
March€ 173
April€ 139
May€ 136
June€ 153
July€ 117
August€ 210
September€ 149
October€ 146
November€ 71
December€ 187
ItemPercent
January€ 53
February€ 64
March€ 71
April€ 49
May€ 48
June€ 44
July€ 59
August€ 46
September€ 37
October€ 34
November€ 35
December€ 50
ItemPercent
January€ 114
February€ 140
March€ 145
April€ 119
May€ 96
June€ 115
July€ 107
August€ 112
September€ 86
October€ 84
November€ 89
December€ 150
ItemPercent
January€ 77
February€ 85
March€ 81
April€ 61
May€ 54
June€ 60
July€ 81
August€ 69
September€ 49
October€ 48
November€ 48
December€ 87

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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 €23.90 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €90.40 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €646.80 per day from GREEN MOTION for a Toyota Minibus.

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 AVIS, ENTERPRISE, 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 €196.79 per week from AMIGO.

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

The cheapest car hire company in San Jose Airport is AMIGO, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Chevrolet Beat available from as little as €167.37 per week.

How much is fuel in San Jose Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.312/ltr of petrol and €1.244/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 ADOBE, AMIGO, AVIS, EASY CAR, GREEN MOTION, 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, Fullsize Elite, 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 AMIGO rates start from just €167.37 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €167.37 from AMIGO 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 €167.30 per week with an average price of €632.80 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in San Jose Airport

Most 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 (SAN JOSE INTL AIRPORT, SAN JOSE, 11111)
  • 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 7.8/10 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 6.6/10 from 7 reviews

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