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Costa Rica car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Costa Rica. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 July 2024.

Most popular company

Amigo Rent A Car

Most common car type

Standard

Average price per day

AED 128

Cheapest price per day

AED 128

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Costa Rica?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Costa Rica and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 14 July 2024.

January

AED 168

February

AED 198

March

AED 150

April

AED 66

May

AED 51

June

AED 58

July

AED 80

August

AED 73

September

AED 55

October

AED 58

November

AED 88

December

AED 224

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Costa Rica is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Costa Rica

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Costa Rica to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 14 July 2024.

Small cars

AED 82 - AED 434

All Car Types

AED 110 - AED 435

To rent a small car in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of AED 93/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Costa Rica (~AED 82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 434/day). In fact, June is about 12% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Costa Rica, renting a small car saves you 48% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a medium car in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of AED 99/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Costa Rica (~AED 116/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 430/day). In fact, September is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Costa Rica, renting a medium car saves you 44% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of AED 146/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Costa Rica (~AED 117/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 438/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Costa Rica, renting a SUV saves you 18% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Costa Rica

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Costa Rica known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Costa Rica. Reviews were last updated on 14 July 2024.

Alamo

52 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

51 locations

National

51 locations

Sunnycars

50 locations

ADOBE

32 locations

easyCar

26 locations

Adobe Rent A Car

25 locations

Avis

21 locations

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Costa Rica, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 14 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Costa Rica?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, keddy by Europcar (10.0 rating), National (8.6 rating) and Sixt (8.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Costa Rica.

  • What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Costa Rica?

    When visiting Costa Rica, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in San José where rental cars typically will cost around AED 128/day (0% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Costa Rica was found in San José for just AED 126/day.

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

    Cars travel on the right side of the road in Costa Rica.

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