Rental policies overview

  • Rental policies overview
  • The following rules and restrictions are provided by the car rental company.
  • The driver must present a valid driver’s license and credit card in their name upon pick-up. The credit card is required as a deposit when renting any vehicle. The deposit amount is held by the car rental company. Please ensure sufficient funds are available on the card.
  • International rentals may have different driver license requirements. An international driving license is required if the driver’s license is non-roman alphabet.
  • Additional charges or restrictions may apply for drivers under 25 or over 70.
  • Charges for refueling, additional drivers, etc. are not included in the total price.
  • Special equipment, such as child seats and GPS, can be purchased upon pick-up (if available).
  • Geographical restrictions may apply, even for rental contracts that feature unlimited mileage. Some car rental companies do not allow you to take their vehicles across certain domestic or international borders, or may apply an additional charge to do so.
  • Your rental may have mandatory, local insurance requirements that result in additional charges at the time of hiring.
  • The total price includes all mandatory taxes and fees.
  • Rental fees are due at pick-up.
  • Unless and otherwise specified, rates are quoted in US dollars.


Pick-up and drop-off

600 Mts East From Casino Fiesta, San Jose, CRI 1005


Unlimited mileage

Hours of operation

11/19/2022: 7:30am – 6:00pm

11/28/2022: 7:30am – 6:00pm

When you arrive

A person will be out of the airport waiting for all custumers with a sign of the car rental, i shuttle will pick up all custu1mers to take them to the main office located 1km away from the main airport terminal shuttle service provided from san joses international airport. Agent will be waiting for customer outside the main terminal

Drop off charges

A $50 one-way fee will be charged to cars returned in our liberia office no charge for pick ups or drop offs in the san jose metropolitan area. A surcharge may apply to pick ups or drop offs outside the san jose metropolitan area.


Thank you for booking usave auto rental san jose. Upon arrival a usave representative will be waiting for you outside the main terminal. 1.866.267.1070 50624304648 50687733000 after 30mins your reservation will be considered a noshow. A deposit on the credit card of between 750 and 2500 plus the estimated amount of rental will be required at time of rental depending on the vehicle type.

Office open everyday from 7:00am to 7:00pm, for after hours pick ups or drop offs please contact at the office at +506-2430-0627 or +506-2430-4648 or +506-8773-3000 24 hours. A 24 hour roadside assistance number will be given to customer at time of rental a deposit will be required at the time of the rental plus the estimated amount of the rental. The deposit will be between us$500 and us$1500 for all sedans. Us$500 and $2500 for all suvs and vans.


Cdw – collision damage waiver sedan vehicles … Cdw – us$17.99 per day / us$125.93 per week cdw plus – us$27.99 per day / us$ 195.93 per week all suv and van vehicles… Cdw – us$20.99 per day / us$146.93 per week cdw plus – us$ 31.99 per day / us$ 223.93 per week *****liability insurance is mandatory unless customer can provide evidence of costa rican liability coverage.***** the liability insurance limits the responsibility of the client over damages it may cause to 3rd parties or properties to 20pct. The insurance has coverage of up to 40 million colones per person and 100 million colones per accident. Cost of supplemental liability coverage… Sedan vehicles … Sli – us$16.99 per day / us$118.93 per week sli plus – us$24.99 per day / us$ 174.93 per week all suv and van vehicles… Sli – us$21.99 per day / us$153.93 per week sli plus – us$ 29.99 per day / us$ 209.93 per week.

Return refueling

Vehicles must be returned with the same amount of gas unless prepaid gas was bought at time of rental. A surcharge over gas station prices will be charged for missing fuel.

Driver’s license

All valid driver’s licenses are accepted provided that they do not expire during time of rental. Rental must finish before customer has been in costa rica for 3 months. Proof of entry is required at time of rental

Special rates

Extra drivers can be added to your rental agreement at the front desk

Cross border restrictions and cost

Cross border restrictions and cost

All vehicles are restricted for use within the boundaries of costa rica

Forms of payment

Debit cards are accepted for payment and deposit. Please be aware that the release of the deposit from the debit card may take several weeks depending on the issuing bank

Age restrictions

All drivers must be 21 years of age. Driver under 25 are subject to an underage driver fee of us$15 per day