|Pick-up location||San José|
Most popular car type
The average price of fuel in San José is ₹ 334 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 4,005 and ₹ 5,339, depending on the car size.
Mini (Suzuki Jimny or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in San José.
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A Mini car rental in San José costs ₹ 2,666 per day, on average.
A Economy car rental in San José costs ₹ 2,138 per day, on average.
A Luxury car rental in San José costs ₹ 5,155 per day, on average.
To get to some towns close to San Jose you just might need a 4x4. This is definitely a necessity if you are traveling to the forest or visiting the country during the rainy season. Depending on where you want to go, a compact car might be more comfortable because of the tight, curvy roads. Diesel vehicles might also be more appealing because of the lower cost of fuel.
Speed limits in San Jose might be lower than you are used to. On the freeway you may only drive at a maximum speed of 50 mph (or 80 km/h). When you are on a main highway, the speed limit may go up to as much as 62 mph (100 km/h). However, when you get close to the city, the speed limit will go down quickly -- so always pay attention to signs you might be passing.
When you’re at the pump in San Jose, you’ll pay a little over $4/gallon (or 637 colones). This is a lot lower on average than in other countries and areas in Central America. San Jose also has only full-service gas stations, so you won’t have to worry about pumping your own gas.
In downtown San Jose you’ll find a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and museums. Consequently, there are numerous paid parking lots in which you can safely leave your rental car. One popular area for parking is around the Central Market. If staying downtown, you might also get free parking at your hotel.