Book Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

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Ace car rental prices at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

EconomyC$ 12/day
CompactC$ 19/day
StandardC$ 17/day
SUVC$ 27/day
MiniC$ 14/day
Supplier choiceC$ 24/day
Compact SUVC$ 24/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 25/day
Supplier choice SUVC$ 27/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.



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"Friendly , clean place, great service."(in 282 reviews)
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"Everything Classic “bait and switch” on rates"(in 180 reviews)
Overall Rating3.1 PoorBased on 11 reviews
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Recent reviews

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Pros:Nothing to like. I booked a Jeep for 5 people and they told me that they could only offer me a 4 seater with no trunk.Cons:Have the car that you booked available.Reviewed 2 Jan. 2020
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Pros:Staff was available and responsiveCons:I was told online my price would be $277. I get there and they charge me $530. They initially give me a car that brakes don’t work and my husband wrecks into a car in front of us. They show no remorse although the situation could have ended much worse (I.e wreck on the highway going 70mph). They bring us another car but it’s the exact same brand- we still feel very uncomfortable about the brake situation so we ask for a different type of car and they just give a hard no. Zero remorse. Deceiving prices and little remorse or attempt to make the situation right make this a poor experience.Reviewed 30 Dec. 2019
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Pros:They did finally change the car for us after telling us previously there weren’t any other cars.Cons:When we were quoted for the price it was $34 total for 6 days. However, when we arrived we were told there was an obligatory insurance we needed to get (in-spite of my credit card having an international plan). The price quickly changes from the quoted $34 dollars (which supposedly included taxes and fees) to $300. We ended up paying an extra $50 more for the full insurance (since we were worried what they would try to charge us for if anything at all happened) so it came to $350. When we asked why it changed so drastically they said that it was because of the extra fees and taxes (which the website had said were included.) I had originally picked a Jeep but the confirmation email was for an SUV instead (So that was strange). When we got the Jeep it had no gps or even a usb charging port . When we asked about this the man told us he should go by Walmart in order to get one for the car. When we complained he said that they didn’t have any other cars and then finally offered us a carport charger that he had that we could borrow. When we left the seatbelt light turned on and wouldn’t stop beeping (even though we had our seatbelts on.) finally we had to turn around and return the car. We also realized there wasn’t even a middle seatbelt in the back of the car. They miraculously had a different car for us then. Overall- not a good experience. Would NOT recommend. We do speak Spanish as well fluently so it wasn’t like anything but was “lost in translation.”Reviewed 30 Nov. 2019
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Pros:NothingCons:I have a printed confirmation from you for $110.00. In fairness it does read estimated taxes and fees $57.12. Confirmation # CRF8702737. After paying for a shuttle to the isolated offsite I was told the rental was $450.00 no negotiation and he kept pointing to the estimated taxes and fees. Extremely deceptive business practice. While Adolfo in customer service was very good and resolved my issue I would highly reccomend these deceptive business practices and disclose to your customers what the actual fees will really be.Reviewed 5 Nov. 2019
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Cons:Charged us an extra $420 'compulsory' insurance on our $115 rental. We were not allowed to opt out of it even though we already have rental car insurance. This was a scam and made our rental 4 times more expensive than originally booked!!Reviewed 18 Jul. 2019
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Pros:Had to pay a ton of money once I showed up to the counter, as the Allianz insurance recommended on the Kayak website and that I had paid for was deemed invalid by the Ace staff at the pick-up point. I had to pay from $50 I had paid online to $300 at the point of pick-up.Cons:Misinformation should be cleaned up from the Kayak website regarding the Ace rental details and charges.Reviewed 3 Jun. 2019
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Pros:Great car! We took it on some pretty rough roads and it handled them no problem.Cons:This rental was not handled directly by Ace, but locally by "Toyota rentals" or something like that. They did not accept my Allianz travel car insurance, purchased in advance, and instead required that I purchase (more expensive) insurance directly through them.Reviewed 23 May 2019
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Cons:Better disclosure regarding mandatory LDW rates in Costa Rica and/or offerings of affordable local car insurance.Reviewed 1 Apr. 2019
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Pros:NothingCons:It’s a scam. There should have been a lot more information about the “required insurance” beforehand. Added $300 to the rental. The car was a piece of junk that could barely get down a dirt road even though it was a 4x4. It rattled incessantly, shook when turned too hard. Terrible.Reviewed 25 Mar. 2019
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Pros:NothingCons:Everything Classic “bait and switch” on car and insurance ratesReviewed 24 Mar. 2019
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Pros:I Purchased insurance offered from the site ($88usd).When i arrived to the car rental place as they say that is NOT enough and i HaD to purchase fron them additional so from paying $33usd I had to pay $ well the car guven was NOT similar i ordered a 4X4 automatic and got standard NOt 4x4Cons:DONT sell insurance if you Know its not what its required or at least get it reimvursed.... and if you will get a similar car then make sure its SIMILaRReviewed 21 Mar. 2019
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Pros:The airport shuttleCons:They force you to take their. Insurance even if you have proper paper workReviewed 9 Mar. 2019
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Ace car rentals near San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport


Across from Hampton Inn Hotel


Monday06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday06:00 - 22:00
Thursday06:00 - 22:00
Friday06:00 - 22:00
Saturday06:00 - 22:00
Sunday06:00 - 22:00


+506 4036 7431

Top tips for renting a car from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

  • While Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) provides a diverse fleet catering to any preference, compact cars tend to stand out as the most popular choice among travelers to this destination. Many customers opt for compact vehicles thanks to their fuel efficiency, ease of maneuverability, and overall cost-effectiveness. These cars are particularly favored for urban travel and shorter trips, as they offer a convenient and economical solution for individuals or small groups looking to explore the beautiful surroundings of San José.
  • Ace Car Rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport (SJO) prioritizes excellent customer service by aiming to deliver a seamless and positive experience for each of their renters. With a focus on responsive and friendly support, the company's well-trained staff assists customers throughout the rental process from reservation to vehicle return. Ace provides various communication channels, including phone assistance and on-line support, to address inquiries and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Travelers looking to book Ace car rentals at San Jose Juan Santamaria Intl Airport will have access to a flexible and customer-friendly cancellation policy. Reservations can be modified or cancelled up to 24 hours before the scheduled pick-up date without incurring any fees. Same-day cancellations made up to one house before the scheduled pick-up time will qualify for a 50% refund. This can be done through the company’s website or by contacting a brand representative via telephone.
  • It is important to note that those looking to rent a vehicle from Ace Rent a Car at the San José Juan airport must be at least 21 years old and no older than 80 years old. This age policy is designed to offer accessibility to a diverse range of customers, including young adults, while ensuring safety and compliance with local driving standards.
  • Economy rental cars from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport are around 100% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport

  • Where can I access my vehicle when I book Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria International Airport?

    Upon your arrival at the main terminal and following your completion of the customs procedures, you will want to make your way to the arrivals exit and keep an eye out for an Ace brand representative who will be holding an Ace Rent a Car sign. If you are unable to locate a representative, Ace requests that you contact their rental station number, or, alternatively, send a text via WhatsApp to coordinate shuttle services to where your vehicle is parked.

  • Are pets allowed in vehicles when I book Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Yes, furry family members are invited in Ace Car Rental’s vehicle fleet. Customers are asked to properly secure pets in an appropriate crate and to return rental vehicles in the same clean and undamaged condition in which they were rented out. They recommend using blankets or towels to prevent pet hair, odors, and debris, which can result in additional fees upon return. It is important to note that service animals are exempt from needing to be crated, though drivers will still want to ensure that vehicles are well-maintained throughout their journey.

  • What benefits can I expect when I book Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    The San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport is conveniently situated close to the area’s downtown area, facilitating a smooth transition from the plane to the road for travelers arriving by air. The airport's proximity to downtown, just a short 8-minute drive away, allows for easy and efficient navigation between the travel hub and the heart of the city. This geographical advantage minimizes travel time, making renting a vehicle on site a convenient option for both business and leisure travelers.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    On average a rental car from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport costs C$ 40 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Economy (Class Economy Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Ace at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport.

  • Where can I find Ace car rentals at San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport?

    Across from Hampton Inn Hotel is the closest Ace rental location to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport. The telephone number for this location is +506 4036 7431.

  • Does Ace offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport (SJO)?