To explore Costa Rica in the most adventurous way and with freedom, an excellent alternative is to rent a car. Among the categories to choose from are:
|Car Type and Category
||Toyota Yaris or similar
||Sedan, 1500 cc, 4 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 5 persons, CD player.
||Mitsubishi Lancer or similar
||Sedan, 1600 cc, 4 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 5 persons, CD player.
||Daihatsu Terios or similar
||4WD, 1300 cc, 5 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 4 persons, CD player.
||Daihatsu BEGO or similar
||4WD, 1500 cc, 5 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 4 persons, CD player.
||Hyundai Tucson, Toyota Rav4 or similar
||4WD, 2000 cc, 5 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 5 persons, CD player.
||Mitsubishi Montero Sport**, Jeep Liberty or similar
||4WD, 3000 cc, 5 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 5 persons, CD player.
|SUV Full Size
||Montero GL** or similar
||4WD, 3000 cc, 5 doors, A/C, Power Steering, 7 persons, CD player.
||Mitsubishi L-300 or similar
||Minivan, 2500 cc, 4 doors, Frontal A/C, 12 persons, AM/FM Tape.
SUV= Sport Utility Vehicle
Conditions and benefits for renting cars:
MPV= Multi Passengers Vehicle
*Available in automatic transmission
**Available in Turbo Diesel Intercooler Engines
Other similar car categories, brands and models can be chosen in manual transmission (stick shift) or automatic transmission at an extra cost.
- To be at least 21 years old of age.
- To present a valid passport and a current valid driver’s license.
- To guarantee the car rental a credit card must be presented with a minimum available of US$750 (only with Adobe Rent a Car, other companies may vary among categories) for deposit.
- The rates include unlimited mileage for rentals from the first day (apply just with Adobe Rent a Car, other companies require a minimum of three days of rental to apply for it).
- A Mobile Phone Program is available with Adobe Rent a Car (Free unlimited local inbound and outbound calls).
- Costa Rican Law requires the insurance for Collision, Damage, Waiver (CDW) and Responsibility for damage to third party.
- The daily rental rate does not include the deposit, fuel, additional driver, or other insurance options. Delivery and drop off charges might apply.
- Costa Rican Law requires the use of safety belts for all those who travel by car.
- If needed, please request availability of baby seats, coolers and surfboard racks when making the reservation.