Book Alamo hire cars in San José

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Alamo car hire prices in San José

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Pros

"Easy drop off, ."(in 1963 reviews)
" & very helpful."(in 2020 reviews)
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" was not entirely clean"(in 2541 reviews)
"they had no s available!"(in 2541 reviews)

Reviews for Alamo in San José

Overall rating10.0 WonderfulBased on 1 reviews
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10.0
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10.0
Value for money
10.0

Recent reviews

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7.2
Pros:We rented an SUV from Alamo for three months in Costa Rica. The first SUV had a transmission problem and Alamo replaced it with a maintenance free vehicle. The vehicle ran fine for the remaining 2 1/2 months.Cons:Our contract with Alamo was in dollars. However, Alamo in Costa Rica converted the charges to colons at the a favorable exchange rate for Alamo. This ruse is a way for Alamo to squeeze more money from unsuspecting Gringos. To resolve this problem I had to contact Alamo's corporate office in the U.S.Reviewed 2 Apr 2017
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2.0
DO NOT USE THEIR SERVICEPros:Nothing, they didn't even have a car for usCons:After traveling from Boston for 9 hours we arrived to San Jose, CR. We had a whole vacation planned out and these people told us they had no car. They offered us a shuttle to San Jose and promise to call us the next day with a car. It never happened. We end up renting a car with budget but this services was a nightmare. DO NOT, DO NOT USE THEIR SERVICE!!!Reviewed 15 Jan 2017
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Where can I find Alamo hire cars in San José?

Address

Paseo Colon

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+506 2221 4700

Address

Plaza Irazu Robledal

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+506 2242 7733

Address

Hotel Barcelo San Jose Palacio

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+506 2220 2034

Address

Avenue 18

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Phone

+506 2242 7733

Good to know

Most popular location

Paseo Colon

Most popular car type

Compact

Top tips for hiring a car from Alamo in San José

  • San José, which is the capital of Costa Rica, isn’t just the largest city in the country. With more than 350,000 residents, it’s also the most populated city in Costa Rica. In fact, its population makes up about one-third of the entire country’s population. For this reason, you should book Alamo car rentals in San José when you're visiting. You'll be able to get around in the city easier when you have a rental car. You won't have to rely on ride-sharing services or the crowded public transportation system.
  • When you book Alamo car rentals in San José, you'll have the option to select the type of vehicle you want. If you're worried about driving on the congested streets in San José, you can request a compact car that will be easy to maneuver. If you'll be traveling with a group, you can ask for a big SUV that will fit everyone comfortably. Alamo also offers other options like pickup trucks, too.
  • Those visiting San José for the first time might not be familiar with the streets in the city. It can make it challenging to get around at times. Because of this, you should think about asking Alamo to install a GPS navigation system in a rental car before you drive it off their lot. This GPS will keep you on the right track while you’re driving around in Costa Rica and allow you to keep your eyes on the busy roads at all times.
  • While you might not know if you'll definitely need a rental car while you're in town, know that having one in San José will benefit you in so many ways. It is worth reserving one in advance. When you reserve a rental car through Alamo without putting a credit card on file, you have the option to cancel it later without paying a cancellation fee. Just make sure you call Alamo as soon as you know you won’t need a rental car to steer clear of any unnecessary fees.
  • Compact car hire from Alamo in San José are around 12% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Alamo in San José

  • Where can I pick up a rental car from Alamo in San José?

    There are a couple of places you can choose to pick up a rental car from when you book Alamo car rentals in San José. The most convenient option is located in the downtown area at Downtown San José Paseo Colón. The other one is at the San José Plaza Viquez, which is situated on Avenue 18 between 11th and 13th Streets.

  • Does Alamo offer a customer loyalty program in San José?

    Yes, Alamo does have a customer loyalty program. You can sign up for it when you’re in San José or any other city that offers Alamo car rentals. You can become an Alamo Insider, which will give you access to exclusive deals on rental cars and other perks like fast pick-ups and drop-offs. You won’t have to pay to become a part of this program, and it can save you money over the years as you rent cars from Alamo.

  • How hard will it be for me to park an Alamo rental car in San José?

    Parking an Alamo rental car on the street in San José isn’t a great idea since it’ll take you a long time to find a spot in most cases. Instead, it would be best if you looked out for “parqueo” signs that will direct you to one of the parking garages in the area. The Diamonds Parking Garage is one of the good options you’ll have in the downtown area. It'll give your rental car plenty of protection from the elements and peace of mind.

  • What is the most popular car hire from Alamo in San José?

    Compact (Hyundai Creta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Alamo in San José.

  • How many car hire locations does Alamo have in San José?

    Alamo has 4 hire locations in San José. Take a look at our Alamo hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does Alamo have a car hire location at the airport: Juan Santamaria Intl airport (SJO)?

    No (according to our data)

  • Does Alamo offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Juan Santamaria Intl airport (SJO)?

    Yes