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Book Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

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Avis car rental prices at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

Economy$9/day
Compact$9/day
Intermediate$9/day
Full-size$13/day
SUV$12/day
Full-size SUV$39/day
Mini$9/day
Pickup truck$41/day
Premium SUV$38/day
Intermediate SUV$15/day
Standard SUV$31/day
Supplier choice$45/day
Supplier choice SUV$46/day
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Reviews

Overall Rating5.3 FairBased on 60 reviews
Cleanliness
6.4
Comfort
6.1
Overall
5.3
Pick-up/Drop-off
5.3
Value for money
4.7

Recent reviews

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2.0
the price was higher than in the reservation and I am not talking about additional insurance. scammersReviewed Feb 9 2024
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2.0
Disappointing customer service: Never got an answer from Avis Costa Rica on the additional insurances despite few reminders. Cancelled the car rental booking and chose another companyReviewed Mar 14 2023
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2.0
Don¨t rent in Avis.Reviewed Oct 13 2022
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2.0
Worst rental in Costa Rica.Reviewed Oct 13 2022
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6.0
Cons:The GPS didn’t work at all.Reviewed Apr 6 2021
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9.2
Pros:Check in and check out were fastCons:Car could be in better condition ( probably it suffered a small crash in the previous rentals)Reviewed Jan 5 2020
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4.0
Cons:Forced us to subscribe their expensive insurance despite having paid one onlineReviewed Jan 6 2019
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4.8
Good car. Bad servicePros:Car was high quality. Comfortable.Cons:Extra charges. Bad service. Simply a ripoffReviewed Jan 9 2017
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Avis car rentals near San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

Address

Juan Santamaria Intl Apo

Hours

Monday05:00 - 22:30
Tuesday05:00 - 22:30
Wednesday05:00 - 22:30
Thursday05:00 - 22:30
Friday05:00 - 22:30
Saturday05:00 - 22:30
Sunday05:00 - 22:30

Phone

+506 2509 5950

Address

San Antonio Del Tejar

Hours

Monday05:00 - 22:30
Tuesday05:00 - 22:30
Wednesday05:00 - 22:30
Thursday05:00 - 22:30
Friday05:00 - 22:30
Saturday05:00 - 22:30
Sunday05:00 - 22:30

Phone

+506 2509 5950

Address

Ruta San Antonio Del Tejar

Hours

Monday05:00 - 22:30
Tuesday05:00 - 22:30
Wednesday05:00 - 22:30
Thursday05:00 - 22:30
Friday05:00 - 22:30
Saturday05:00 - 22:30
Sunday05:00 - 22:30

Phone

+506 2509 5950

Address

La Ribera De Belen

Hours

Monday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00
Wednesday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Thursday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Friday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00
Saturday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Sunday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00

Address

Intercontinental Hotel

Hours

Monday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 12:0013:00 - 17:00
Thursday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Friday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Saturday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00
Sunday13:00 - 17:0008:00 - 12:00

Phone

+506 2208 2243

Top tips for renting a car from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

  • While there are other airports in Costa Rica, Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is the one that serves its capital San José. It's a very busy airport that is filled with several options for those interested in renting vehicles in Costa Rica. You should consider booking Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport (SJO) because of the convenient hours that the Avis counter offers. It opens each morning at 5 am and remains open until 10:30 pm, making it easy for travelers like you to get the rental vehicles they need after landing.
  • Outside of offering hours that will make it simple for you to retrieve rental cars when you touch down at Juan Santamaría International Airport, Avis also has an assortment of different types of vehicles available. From small compact cars to large full-size SUVs, you'll be able to choose the right vehicle for your Costa Rican adventure. The roads in and around San José can get crowded, so your best bet might be to go with a fuel-friendly compact car that will allow you to work your way out of traffic jams with ease.
  • If you're going to be visiting Costa Rica for the first time, it might take you at least a few days to get familiar with driving around in a busy city like San José. You can speed things up by requesting that Avis provide you with a GPS navigation system in your rental vehicle. Optional add-ons like GPS systems are available to those who book Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport. Some of the other add-ons that you can ask for will include satellite radios and car seats for infants and toddlers.
  • You might get stuck waiting in long lines at the pick-up and drop-off counters at Avis if you land at a time when many other travelers are trying to retrieve or return rental cars. You'll be able to avoid these lines by becoming an Avis Preferred member. The Avis Preferred program is free to sign up for, and it's a great program for those who plan to rent vehicles from Avis regularly. You'll be able to pick up and drop off Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport more easily when you're a part of this program.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport for $18 or less
  • Book your rental car at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport from Avis at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy rental cars from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport are around 32% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

  • Does Avis have any other locations near San José that aren't at the airport?

    Picking up Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport will typically be your best option if you're planning to arrive at the airport when visiting Costa Rica. But there will be other Avis locations nearby if you would prefer not to get your rental vehicle at SJO for one reason or another. They're located at Ruta San Antonio Del Tejar, La Ribera De Belen, and the Intercontinental Hotel.

  • Will I be the only one who can drive an Avis rental car in San José?

    If you're the only one listed on your Avis rental car reservation, you will be the only one who is technically allowed to drive it. However, you will also have the option to add as many additional drivers to your Avis reservation as you want, provided you're willing to pay fees to do this. You'll also need to make sure additional drivers will meet the same requirements you'll be asked to meet when renting a vehicle from Avis.

  • How much will I be charged if I have to cancel an Avis car rental at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    If you prepay for Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, you may be assessed a processing fee if you choose to cancel an Avis rental car reservation. You can avoid this fee by opting to pay for a rental car from Avis when you pick it up. You won't be required to pay a processing fee in this case if you need to cancel your reservation.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    On average a rental car from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport costs $29 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Standard (Nissan Pathfinder or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Avis at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport.

  • Where can I find Avis car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Juan Santamaria Intl Apo is the closest Avis rental location to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport. The telephone number for this location is +506 2509 5950.

  • Does Avis offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport (SJO)?

    Yes