Avis Car Hire at San Jose Airport, Costa Rica
San Jose Airport is a popular starting point for those looking to explore the beautiful country of Costa Rica. The airport has most of the amenities you would expect at an international airport including car hire desks in the terminal building. San Jose itself may not appeal to all, it can seem at first glance to be not a particularly attractive city. But spend some time there and you unearth some of the gems that make this city well worth a visit. Take a wander round the district of Barrio Amon with its colonial buildings which have now been redeveloped to become stunning art galleries. The city comes alive at night with many clubs, bars and restaurants providing live entertainment.
The car hire desks including the Avis desk are located in the arrivals hall at San Jose airport, just after you exit the customs hall. To collect your vehicle, Avis offer a pick up service. You will be met at the Avis desk and taken to the main Avis office which is located just a few minutes from the terminal. On your return the service will drop you back at the Departures at San Jose airport.
Avis are a widely known company with branches all over the world so it is not surprising to find them represented at San Jose Airport. They offer cars in good condition including SUVs. Despite having a usually good reputation, there have been several reports of over-enthusiastic salespeople at the desk pushing their own insurance. Be prepared if you have your own insurance, either through an independent policy or through your credit card. Take copies of your policy, understand what coverage you have.
Avis offer extras at the car hire desk including child car seats and GPS units.
San Jose International Airport
Juan Santamaría International Airport, Arrivals
Out of hours may be possible for an additional charge, please run a quote to check availability.
AVIS is an international car hire company that operate all over the world, including in Costa Rica. AVIS have high standards when it comes to customer service, they also have a modern fleet of well maintained vehicles. If you're looking for a professional, slick car hire experience, AVIS could be the company for you.
AVIS Costa Rica offers the pick-up service outside of the main exit of international flights at the Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO).