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car rental---in costa rica

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car rental---in costa rica

planning a ten day trip to see the west coast of costa rice, any suggestions on a good place to rent a 4 wheel drive car from---using san jose airport.

Toronto, Canada
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We rented from Hola Car rental. BAIT AND SWITCH. The car was expensive as it was. I contracted for a Montero 2010-2012. What I received was a worn 2006 and they would not lower the cost and there were no other cars to rent during the Christmas holiday. After numerous complaints, I have received no resolution. In addition, we had a flat tire on a very good paved road because of a piece of metal debris we ran over. We found then that the proper Montero jack was absent and the jack in the car was not adequate to lift the vehicle enough to change a tire. We had to pay someone to help us. Again, they charged our credit card in full and would not reimburse us the difference.

SCAMMERS!!!!!! Don't rent from this company.

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We hired a 4x4 at Wild-Rider. A very honest companie with well maintained cars. They give an excellent explication about the car, the roads, your itinary and they have time to inform you. Very friendly too

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Be VERY careful if you are thinking of renting a vehicle from HOLA RENT A CAR in San Jose, Costa Rica.

When renting a car from Hola in July, their manager told us that we did not need to worry about returning the cars full, because gasoline would cost the same whether we refueled the cars or Hola refilled the cars upon return. We confirmed this agreement again on 6 August before we had the Hola guys return the car from Adventure Inn. The men even made a phone call and confirmed that there would not be a fee beyond normal fuel prices. Otherwise, we would have refueled the car ourselves.

Some agreement! Hola Rent A Car went right ahead and charged us $90 for just over a half tank of fuel. They have refused to correct this problem. I will never go back there.

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