Costa Rica

Sixt Car Hire Deals in Costa Rica

Add to the excitement of your trip and explore Costa Rica with a car. Our helpful team at SIXT is available to give you advice about your trip. Car hire in Costa Rica is easy with SIXT with a fleet of top quality luxury vehicles, from saloons to premium MPVs at competitive prices. Key areas of Costa Rica, including San José and some of the national parks such as Chirripo and Corcovado, are easily accessible when you have collected your Costa Rica car hire. The SIXT collection and drop-off locations at convenient points such as San José (Costa Rica) Airport and Liberia (Costa Rica) Airport, so you can start your adventure as soon as you land. 

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SIXT services in Costa Rica

SIXT’s customer service team make it easy to get around and will help you plan your visit to Costa Rica. Choose car hire in Costa Rica like an SUV to travel in affordable luxury and comfort or a 4x4 to explore the countryside. Bookable extras can be added to give you security on your journey – split the driving with an additional driver or reserve a navigation system to help you find your way as you explore. Costa Rica has so much to explore you may decide to stay a while so ask SIXT for advice with long-term hire options such as week-day hire or weekly hire. 

SIXT services in Costa Rica

Good to know when you're visiting Costa Rica

Crossing Borders

It is not allowed to cross international borders with your Costa Rica car hire, if you do there will be an additional fee. 

Driving Tip

Use the right-hand side of the road when driving in Costa Rica and always wear a seatbelt. Be wary of passing motorbikes both on small and large roads.  

Added Extras

We can provide extra protection packages and added miles, as well as a sat nav system for getting around, extra drivers, and child seats.    

One-Way Car Hire

Choose from a list of different domestic drop-off locations to check the availability, this must be organized beforehand, international drop-off is prohibited.  

Flexible Car Hire

With our Flexi Return guarantee, you can return your car at a date different to the initial rental contract. Simply let us know and we can adjust it for you free of charge.  

Under 25 Car Hire

In Costa Rica, you can hire from as young as 18 years old however please be aware you must hold a valid licence for at least a year and there are charges when under 25. 

Best places to visit in Costa Rica

  • San José: The capital city of Costa Rica, nestled in amongst jungle and mountains is a vibrant city with an abundance of museums, art galleries, restaurants and nightlife. Visit the historical buildings in Bairro Amón which have been converted into contemporary art spaces or stroll down the main boulevard and pop into the Jade Museum. 
  • Tamarindo: Located in the Guanacaste province, this town is a beach paradise with stretches of white sand, restaurants and bars on the beach and plenty of opportunity to relax. If you prefer to be active it is possible to arrange a horse ride along the beach or hire a surfboard and take to the waves. There are also surf lessons available for those who are just starting out. 
  • Santa Elena: To visit one of the most popular sights in Costa Rica base yourself in the town of Santa Elena for easy access to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve where you can walk along suspension bridges in the forest canopy. Along with visiting the Reserve, you could also spend some time in Santa Elena itself visiting the Monteverde Butterfly Garden and the Monteverde Orchid Garden. 

Summer 2022 in Costa Rica

Although summer in Costa Rica is also the rainy season it is a great time to visit the country to enjoy some peaceful relaxation time surrounded by the lush, green surroundings that flourish during this time. Visitor numbers tend to drop in these rainy months but you can visit the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica in August to see the whale migration or go to the Tortuguero National Park to see the turtles that nest in July and August every year. 

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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