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NextCar of SJO Costa Rica International Airport Policies

International Airport Juan Santa Maria, 600 mts to the East, San Jose


Hours of operations

  • Monday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Tuesday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Wednesday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Thursday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Friday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Saturday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Sunday6:00 AM - 11:59 PM
NextCar Costa Rica offers the pick-up service outside of the main exit of international flights at the Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO).
 Our staff will be at the main exit of the airport waiting for you. Please call for any changes! 506 7004-0090.
Renter Qualifications:Valid driver's license from country of residence and passport is required. International driving license is required only for countries with non-Roman alphabet, Temporary drivers license is not accepted.
Driver Qualificatios:The minimum age is 23 for all car groups and maximum age is 70 for all car groups. Underage surcharge of $10 per day will apply to all renters and additional drivers under the age of 23. Additional driver fee is $12 per day.
Mandatory Coverage:
CDW (collision damage waiver) - $25.00 per day
TPL (SLI)-20  - $25.00 per day
TPL-0 (SLI 0) - $45.00 per day

Collision Damage Waiver-CDW is a mandatory protection. In case of an accident the renter will pay the deductible amount. Renter may decline CDW and use credit card or insurance policy by presenting written proof of coverage stating type of vehicle covered-amount of coverage-valid during dates of rental and leave a 3,000 US deposit. If CDW is declined purchase of TPL-0 is required - Renter is responsible for all damage to rental vehicle-company pays liability. 3rd Party and credit card coverage REIMBURSE you for damages to our vehicle. All damages must be paid by the renter in full prior to leaving Costa Rica. You can file for reimbursement from your provider. Third Party Liability- TPL is required at our company in case of accident with a third party. The renter will be responsible for 20 percent of total damages and the company pays 80 percent. If the renter declines CDW then TPL-0 will be mandatory $20 US Dollars per day. If CDW is accepted the deposit will be $1,800.00 USD to cover the excess/renter responsibility per car type as shown below. We offer the following basic CDW and TPL: CDW is 25.00USD per day TPL. LDW $45.00 will provide zero deductible protection for the renter. These coverages are subject to rules for reporting and negligent driving as below. In case of negligence any protection will be canceled and renter will be responsible and agrees to pay for all damages to the rental vehicle and third party vehicles properties and persons involved in the accident. Negligence includes but is not limited to driving the vehicle across rivers-driving under the influence of alcohol drugs or any other substance that may affect your ability to drive, drive over the speed limit in Costa Rica (100 kilometers), a driver that is not authorized in the contract, leaving the rental vehicle unattended- falling asleep while driving-ignoring traffic signals or police or fire personnel- vandalism etcetera. In case of accident the renter must present the transit police report and the insurance report for coverage to be valid and effective. Road Assistance is offered for 5.00USD per day and includes key locked in car-jump starts-gas service if run out and crane. If not purchased renter is responsible for any service fees. Accessory protection (ACC)-covers windows windshield tires radio rear view mirrors antenna and side mirrors $5.00 US Dollars per day. For this protection to be valid the renter must call EC RENTA CAR at the time of accident to present the accident report. If not reported or if coverage not purchased the renter will be fully responsible for this damage. In case of accident or breakdown please call us at 2105 0648. After hours for accident or breakdown please call 911, ask for police presence. Then call us at 7004 0088 and we will assist you every step of the way.
Optional Coverage: 
SLI - T $15.00 per day;
PAI (personal accident insurance) - $2.00 per day ;
LDW (loss damage waiver) - $45.00 per day ($315.00 per week) ; 
Roadside Assistance - $5.00 per day
Accessories - $5.00 per day
Payment Options: We accept Credit Card Only. Accept Charge Cards, American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa. (Credit card Physical Deduction Refundable on satisfactory Returned.)
Please note: Prepaid reservations require that the same card be presented at the time of rental as was used to book the prepaid reservation, and the name of the person making the reservation must be the same as the renter of the vehicle.
Geographic Restrictions: Vehicles are permitted to travel into Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It may apply an additional charge.
Available Hours for Pick Up Monday - Sunday 6:00 am - 12:00 a.m.
We require 24 hrs advance notice to prepare vehicle for you. Minimum rental is 2 days.
We advise you to contact the office directly at 506 7004-0090 for additional information.
Question? Give us a call at +50660233707