Car Rental Rates
We also offer special rates for groups and long-term rentals. Please ask.
Our rates already include all taxes and fees, the basic (mandatory) insurance with 100% third party coverage, free second driver, free mileage, a detailed Costa Rican road map and plenty of tips for your trip. There is an additional charge of US$5.- per day for each driver under the age of 25 years. No hidden charges whatsoever!
The mandatory basic insurance is already included in our rental rates. It covers 100% of third-party damage, as well as damages and theft of the rented vehicle with a maximum deductible of US$900 for the Jimny, US$1,200 for the Bego and US$1,400 for the Hyundai Tucson.
Optional supplemental insurance with zero deductible
This optional supplemental insurance gives you a full coverage with zero deductible in case of an accident or theft. This insurance is only available for a minimum rental period of three days or longer, and the lessee must be at least 25 years old. The cost for this insurance is:
Restrictions of supplemental insurance with zero deductible:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Accidents or damages caused by reckless driving.
- Driving along areas inaccessible to cars (rivers, beaches, swamps).
- The car is being driven by someone who is not authorized under the rental contractual terms.
- Loss of keys, tools, detachable radio front panel, GPS device.
- Traffic violations.
- Assistance or travel expenses in case of flat tires, broken windows, lost keys, discharged batteries.
- Towing- or rescue expenses and expenses for a car exchange in case of an accident.
For the rental car, you must leave a safety deposit during the entire rental period via a signed credit card voucher (imprint). For this, a credit card with embossed numbers is needed. The safety deposit is US$900 for the Suzuki Jimny, US$1,200 for the Daihatsu Bego and US$1,400 for the Hyundai Tucson.
Watch out when comparing rental prices!
A study by the Costa Rican Ministry of Economy, published in July 2007, warns consumers to be particularly cautious when comparing prices of car rentals. According to the study, a large number of car rental companies work with hidden costs and fees. That is, at the conclusion of the rental contract on site, various charges were levied, which were not included in the original offer, and which can, in some cases, be considerable (click here for the entire article.)
When you rent a car or motorbike at Wild Rider Costa Rica, you only pay the price we have offered from the beginning! No hidden charges, no nasty surprises at the signing of the contract!
Please ask us for special group rates and for long-term rentals.
For legal reasons, we need to see your passport (your entry date may not be
For legal reasons, we must check your passport (your arrival date cannot be longer than 90 days ago at the end of your rental period), as well as your valid driver’s license.