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EricPalmSprings
9/3/2022 10:26 EST

Hi, I have a trip booked to visit CR at the end of the month and yesterday I booked a rental car from Priceless Car Rental, it's a Kia Serrento with unlimited miles for $3 a day.

Is this common in CR? Am I going to get what I pay for? Any insights on car rentals in CR would be appreciated.

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Taosmountainhouse
9/3/2022 10:41 EST

Never heard of Princess. This price is FAR BELOW the average cost of a typical rental car in CR.
Maybe it is a special promotion, or just a mistake. You wil be required to have insurance.
Definitely not the norm, is it a very long term rental?

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DigitalNomad2022
9/3/2022 12:44 EST

Hi Eric,
$3 per day seems extraordinarily low and unfortunately I suspect it does not include some of the fees for example CR's mandatory liability insurance. My husband and I have rented cars many, many times and use Adobe Car Rental exclusively for several reasons including they are a Costa Rican company, their service is super (they picked up a car from me in a little town that they did not have an office in for no charge) and their pricing is up front. If you have Amex you can obtain documentation from Amex that you have liability insurance and you will not need to pay this. Also, some of the expat blogs give discounts for Adobe if you book thru them eg My Tan Feet and Two weeks in costa rica. We use my tab feet. Here's an good post about car rentals https://www.twoweeksincostarica.com/renting-car-costa-rica-clearing-confusion/
Please know I am not affiliated in any way with Adobe or these blogs!

Best of luck,
Lisa

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lindyluvsCR
9/3/2022 14:36 EST

My husband used Adobe several times. He had same positive experience. Also some visitors used them in Grecia and were great. Could delay the dates and no problem.

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