Get to know Costa Rica

Car rental

General Information

Discover Costa Rica individual and independent with a rental car. Costa Rica has much to offer! Above all, a magnificent natural environment, tropical forests, numerous national parks and biological reserves, active volcanoes, fertile plains and hundreds of miles peaceful Caribbean sea and Pacific beaches. Discover Costa Rica in a rental car is therefore the best option.

In general the driver must be at least 21 years of age (in some rent-a-car 23 years) and requires a valid passport. Therefore you can drive a vehicle for 90 days in Costa Rica (for some people a period of 30 days, depends on the visa). You also need a valid license from your country of origin.

Only Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club or American Express credit cards will accepted (no debit cards), at the time of hire your credit card is blocked on the full balance of the rental amount. This block includes a security deposit from $ 750.00 to $ 2,000.00 depending on the type of vehicle. Besides all the extras such as special insurance services, GPS, mobile phone rentals, child seats and so on charged separately.

What happens in case of an accident? 911 is the national emergency number in case of accidents.

A list of rental car companies can be downloaded [here].


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