Traveling to Costa Rica?

About Adobe

Adobe Rent a Car is Costa Rica’s largest and most trusted local rental car agency in operation. Enjoy your vacation knowing that you’ve not only chosen the best company available; you’re also doing your part to help protect the environment and eliminate the region’s carbon footprint.

Adobe Rent a Car opened its doors to Costa Rica’s tourism and business markets in 1990 and has since enjoyed 28 years of serving thousands of local and international clients. Today, Adobe Rent a Car is going above and beyond what other Costa Rican rental car companies are doing by offering sustainable and ecologically-oriented cars and services to the conscientious traveler.

Adobe Rent a Car’s Offices are Strategically Located throughout Costa Rica

Adobe Rent a Car Company is your best and most convenient rental car option with 16 offices conveniently located throughout the country, including the Juan Santa Maria International Airport in the Alajuela Canton of San José, and the Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia. Adobe promises its clients a professional and comprehensive service at reasonable and competitive rates. Wherever you travel in Costa Rica, you’ll find an Adobe Rent a Car nearby.

Conveniently located throughout Costa Rica

Adobe Rent a Car is Costa Rica’s largest car rental agency. Each office location is selected with you, the customer, in mind. Our fleet of impeccable vehicles is the country’s largest and our prices are the most competitive.

The following offices cover all of Costa Rica:

International Airports

Juan Santamaría International Airport, Alajuela: Serving all international and local arrivals and departures.

Daniel Oduber International Airport, Liberia: This office serves the Northern Zone’s urban capital, Liberia, as well as popular tourist destinations such as the Miravalles, Rincón de la Vieja, and Tenorio volcanoes and Río Celeste, in addition to the Costa Rica-Panama border and associated towns.

Central Valley and the Interior

San José Office: Adobe Rent a Car, Costa Rica Headquarters, serving the Central Valley for vehicle rentals and national operations.

La Fortuna Office: The La Fortuna office services clients visiting Arenal Volcano and hot springs, numerous resorts and hotels, and neighboring towns.

Central Pacific Coast

Puntarenas Office: The Puntarenas office serves clients traveling to and from the northern portion of Puntarenas Province, including the beaches and towns of the southern Nicoya Peninsula, such as Tambor, Cobano, Montezuma, Mal País, Santa Teresa, Nosara, and Sámara, among others.

Quepos/Manuel Antonio Office: Our Quepos Office serves visitors and residents of Quepos and Manuel Antonio, as well as the Quepos airport for in-country flights.

Uvita Office: This office offers services the beach and coastal towns of the Pacific Southern Zone, including Dominical, Bahia Ballena, and others.

Northern Pacific Zone

Playa Conchal /Tamarindo Office: Serving the northwest Pacific beach towns of Guanacaste Province.

Southern Atlantic Zone:

Limon and the Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Offices: These offices serve the important beaches and towns of Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast and Limón Province, including Guápiles, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo, and others including Limón and its airport that receives in-country flights.

Additional Offices

Cartago

Ciudad Quesada

Grecia

San Pedro

Heredia

Adobe Rent a Car is open on Sunday

Most of our 16 offices are open seven days a week, 365 days a year. Remember that Adobe Rent a Car Company offers cheaper options for your vacation needs.

Central Valley Operating Hours

In the Central Valley, our Juan Santamaria International Airport office is open Monday to Sunday: 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Our downtown office is open Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Country-wide Office Hours (outside of the Central Valley)

All other offices are open from Monday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for our Grecia, Ciudad Quesada, and Heredia offices, which are closed on Sunday.

How does renting a car from Adobe work?

Renting a car from Adobe is easy!

Our online reservation form has six easy steps and takes only a few short minutes to complete. Adobe Rent a Car offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Costa Rica’s international airports:  Juan Airport in San José and Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia. If you’re a tourist visiting the country, just send us a copy of your trip itinerary, including the airline, flight number, and arrival time and an Adobe shuttle bus will pick you up at the airport.

Car Rental Documentation and Payment Requirements

Visitors to Costa Rica require the following valid documentation to rent a car from Adobe.

  • An original driver’s license, valid for more than two-consecutive years following its first date of issue. A valid International Driver’s License is required for visitors whose home license is written in a different alphabet; i.e., Arabic, Hebrew, Mandarin.
  • Driver’s licenses are recognized as valid only as long as the visitor’s 90-day immigration permit is valid (valid Costa Rica entry and exit stamp in your passport).
  • Your original and valid passport with the immigration entry stamp.
  • A valid MasterCard, VISA, or American Express Credit Card or Debit Card is required to cover the $1,000 U.S. Dollar deposit. Cash is not accepted.

Adobe Rent a Car Customer Reviews

Trip Advisor Reviews:

Adobe Rent a Car in Costa Rica continues to receive the highest reviews from its international and national clients. Check out what some of our clients recently wrote on Trip Advisor:

“No games with Adobe, safe company to book with online and prices listed should be good. I personally have rented from them a dozen times or so and never had an issue.” Grecia, Costa Rica

“We always work with Adobe. Great company. No hidden fees.” Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

“If you get the costa rica discount card you’ll save with adobe …lots of positive comments about the card and the savings here on TA; http://costaricadiscount.com worth looking into! Pura vida and enjoy! Randy” Kingman, Arizona

“One of the largest fleets in Costa Rica…great recent model vehicles…the real thing…not run from a cantina or a cheap penthouse! Please enjoy our country as we natives do…and as we natives said…have a PURA VIDA visit! Roadadvsiro.”  San José, Costa Rica.

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