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Cheap Car Rentals in Costa Rica from ₹ 2,596

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Costa Rica with a pick-up date of 15/7 and drop-off date of 17/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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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 16 June 2024.

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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 16 June 2024.

January

₹ 3,843

February

₹ 4,511

March

₹ 3,425

April

₹ 1,503

May

₹ 1,169

June

₹ 1,253

July

₹ 1,838

August

₹ 1,670

September

₹ 1,253

October

₹ 1,336

November

₹ 2,005

December

₹ 5,096

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.

Popular car types in Costa Rica

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Costa Rica and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 16 June 2024.

There are, in total, 537 car hire locations in Costa Rica that are operated by 48 companies. In the past week, small car is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: ₹ 2,596/day). Explore 3 car types currently offered from Costa Rica hire providers:

Economy

Economy

₹ 2,132+

Compact

Compact

₹ 4,461+

Intermediate

Intermediate

₹ 2,679+

SUV

SUV

₹ 3,111+

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

₹ 6,888+

Mini

Mini

₹ 2,132+

Premium SUV

Premium SUV

₹ 13,015+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

₹ 2,423+

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 16 June 2024.

Small cars

₹ 1,611 - ₹ 9,677

All Car Types

₹ 2,900 - ₹ 10,636

To hire a small car in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of ₹ 4,156/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Costa Rica (~₹ 1,611/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 9,677/day). In fact, September is about 62% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Costa Rica, hiring a small car saves you 30% 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. Here are the best Costa Rica small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of ₹ 4,372/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Costa Rica (~₹ 2,593/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~₹ 10,766/day). In fact, September is about 41% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Costa Rica, hiring a medium car saves you 26% 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. Here are the best Costa Rica medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of ₹ 7,904/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Costa Rica (~₹ 3,025/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~₹ 14,079/day). In fact, October is about 62% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Costa Rica, hiring a large car is 26% more expensive. 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 hire a SUV in Costa Rica, you would pay an average price of ₹ 6,674/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Costa Rica (~₹ 3,025/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~₹ 14,359/day). In fact, October is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Costa Rica. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Costa Rica, hiring a SUV is 13% more expensive. 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. Here are the best Costa Rica SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Hyundai i10₹ 2,596/day
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Hyundai i10₹ 3,457/day
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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 16 June 2024.

Alamo

51 locations

National

51 locations

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

50 locations

Sunnycars

50 locations

ADOBE

32 locations

easyCar

26 locations

Adobe Rent A Car

25 locations

Avis

21 locations

Best Costa Rica car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Costa Rica. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Costa Rica with an average daily rate of ₹ 4,290. Data was last updated on 16 June 2024.
Hyundai i10₹ 2,596/day
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Hyundai i10
Toyota Camry₹ 2,681/day
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Ford Ikon₹ 3,457/day
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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 16 June 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 most popular car hire provider in Costa Rica?

    The most popular car hire company at Costa Rica is FlexWays. With prices on SUV starting at ₹ 3,433/day about 169% more people book with FlexWays than other companies in the country.

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

    At ₹ 3,433/day, the cheapest car rental price in Costa Rica was found in San José. On average, San José has the cheapest daily rental car price (₹ 4,741/day), which is 0% below average price for cities in Costa Rica.

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

    Cars in Costa Rica are to be driven on the right side of the road.

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Small car rentals in Costa Rica

Find small car rental deals in Costa Rica from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Costa Rica cost an average of ₹ 3,453 per day. Price data was last updated on 16 June 2024.
Hyundai i10₹ 2,798/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10₹ 4,108/day
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Car rentals by fuel type in Costa Rica

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Costa Rica. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Costa Rica. Deals were last updated on 16 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Costa Rica. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (₹ 16+).

Electric

Electric

₹ 66+

Hybrid

Hybrid

₹ 71+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

₹ 16+

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