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Looking for a great car rental deal at Juan Santamaría International Airport? York Car Rental has a wide selection of vehicles to choose from at super-competitive rates and excellent service at SJO airport. Choose from our wide variety of spacious SUVs, compacts, Luxury vehicles, EVs, and roomy 7-8 passenger vehicles. Whether you’re on vacation or on a business trip, we have the perfect rental car for you at the right price.

Book now on our website for the best rates today! York Car Rental strives to provide the best experience for our customers. Our team takes great pride in being the premier car rental company at Juan Santamaría International Airport. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Thank you for choosing York Car Rental, Your premier mobility partner.

Next visit to San Jose, go with YORK. Rent a car is easy, cheap, and hassle-free with York Car Rental of Costa Rica represented by EC Rent-A-Car (B2B LICENSEE).

Location Policies

Additional Drivers

Thank you for renting with York Car Rental! We are proud to serve you and want our customer service in Costa Rica to be great. If we can be of any further assistance, please email us at and a member of our management team will contact you directly.

Additional drivers can be added at the time of rental for an extra daily fee. The primary renter and any authorized additional drivers must be present during rental Pick-Up. Any additional drivers must qualify under all rental qualifications, including a valid driver's license, and meet the age requirements. All authorized drivers must sign the rental agreement. All additional drivers must be at least 23 years of age and maximum age to rent a car is 75 years of age. The additional driver fee is $5 per day per driver.

After Hours Returns

Not Allowed


We offer Collision damage waiver (CDW) of $25 USD Per Day. Renter may decline CDW and use credit card or other policy by presenting written proof of coverage stating :
(1) Type of vehicle covered
(2) Policy dates
(3) Deposit of $3,000 USD
If CDW is declined, the purchase of Third Party Liability ($45 USD Per day) is required. All damages must be paid by the renter in full before leaving Costa Rica. You can file for reimbursement with your insurance/coverage provider.

Third-Party Liability is required at our company. In case of an accident with a third party, The renter will be responsible for 20 percent of the total damages, and the company will pay 80 percent.

Cross-border Restrictions

Not Allowed

Driving Restrictions

For the United States, U.S. Territories, or Canada, The customers who reside in the U.S., U.S, Territories, or Canada must present a valid, Full, unexpired government-issued Driver’s license which includes a photograph of the customer. Renters from other than the United States & Canada Must have a valid driver’s license from the renters/driver's country of origin with the English alphabet, a valid passport, and a valid international driver's license if the driver's license of origin is not in the English alphabet. Other requirements, Photocopies of Driver’s Licenses are not accepted, Learner’s Permits and partial license are not accepted. Temporary Driver’s Licenses may be refused if the renting location cannot verify the customer’s identity or the temporary license's authenticity. Additional Government-issued identification may be required. Digital licenses are not accepted. The driver's license must be valid for the entire rental period. The minimum age to rent a car is 23 years old.

Financial Policy

Deposit Amount Minimum: $500
Deposit Amount Maximum: $3000
Deductible Amount: $2500
Under Age Fee: $30 Per Day
Tolls & Citations: $50 Per Bill
Pre-paid Tolls: $14.99 Per Day
Baby Seat/Child Seat: $20 Per Day

Rates are quoted in USD

We accept (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB, and Union Pay) credit cards from major banks only. We do not accept debit cards, Prepaid cards and secure credit cards.

Local Traveller Restrictions

Please note that our Costa Rica locations do not rent to local renters.


1. On the day of the reservation, vehicles are held for 2 hours after the reserved arrival time. After the 2-hour window, the reservation will be considered a no-show, and we may not be able to honor the reservation. Please notify our agency in case of a flight delay. Your cooperation will help us to manage your booking accordingly.

(Cancellation and Missed Reservation Policy)
-Cancelling before the scheduled Pick-up time: You will receive a refund of your prepaid amount, minus a $50.00 cancellation fee.
-No show or failure to pick up your rental vehicle: No refund will be issued.
-Rental is picked up but returned early: No refund will be issued.

2. There are no refunds for early returns.

3. We maintain a clean, sanitized, and strictly smoke and pet-free fleet. Excess dirt, Smoking of any kind (cigarette, cigar, pipe, etc.), or pets is strictly prohibited in our rental vehicles. You will be assessed a cleaning fee of up to $300.00 if the vehicle is returned smelling of smoke of any kind and littered with ashes, pet hair, and excess dirt.

4. Telematics Notice and Release: You acknowledge that the Vehicle may be equipped with a telematics device, global positioning satellite (“GPS”) technology, an electronic locator device, and/or an event data recorder. We may find, monitor, or disable the Vehicle through such systems if
we deem it necessary, without warning or notice, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Remote monitoring may include collecting Vehicle data, such as location, odometer, oil life, fuel level, tire pressure, battery charge, diagnostic trouble codes, and other elements that we deem necessary. We are not responsible for the operability of any telematics navigational or other system included with the Vehicle. You acknowledge these systems may use a cellular telephone, wireless technology, Bluetooth technology, or radio signals to transmit data; therefore, your privacy cannot be guaranteed. You authorize any person’s use or disclosure of or access to location information, automatic crash notification, and operational vehicle reporting conditions of the Vehicle as permitted by law. You shall inform all drivers and passengers of the vehicle of the terms of this section and that you have authorized the release of information as provided herein. You agree to release us and agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless for any damage to persons or property caused by the failure of the telematics device to operate correctly or otherwise arising from the use of the telematics device. Third-party telematics service providers are not our agents, employees, or contractors. Your use of a telematics system during the rental is subject to the third-party telematics system provider's terms of service and privacy policy. The Vehicle may collect and store personal information if you connect your smartphone or other device to the Vehicle’s Infotainment System. YORK does not access, collect or use any information that the Infotainment System may store. If you connect your device to the Infotainment System, you are representing that you understand that the Vehicle’s Infotainment System may store information from your device.

Plate Pass

Not available at this branch.

Refueling Policy

Level To Level

Renter Qualifications

Valid Credit Card
Valid Driver's License
Valid Passport
Insurance Declaration Page
Hours of Operation
Monday-Sunday8:00 AM5:00 PM
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