Expat Car Leasing and Rental in Costa Rica

We offer Costa Rica’s most competitive and flexible leasing program

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A Destination Service Created For Expats Moving to and Living in Costa Rica

With the expat destination needs in mind, you do not need a Costa Rica credit history to be approved. We have included expat auto insurance in the lease payments. You will work with your own Personal Car Shopper, who will assist you with all your questions, provide quotes and ensure a hassle free delivery of your new car.

Flexible Expat Lease Terms

24 to 36 months lease agreements will work for most expatriates.

No Down Payment

No down payment required

Expat Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is included in the service.


Our expat auto lease contracts include maintenance.

We offer assistance for expatriates in all of Costa Rica

All major cities and all smaller cities, we'll be there for you: San José, Puerto Limón, San Francisco, Alajuela, Liberia, Puntarenas, San Isidro, Curridabat, San Vicente de Moravia, Alajuela and the list goes on...

Contact us for more information and our current lease offers

We often get great deals available on first come first serve basis. Fill out the contact form below and receive a link to our current offers. We will guide you through the options and the process of getting your new car.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you require a down payment to start a lease?

    No, a down payment is not required

  • What documents are needed to start my lease?

    The following documents are required:
    • Passport
    • Salary certificate

  • What features are included in the lease?

    The following is included:
    • Maintenance
    • Service
    • Tax

  • How are the monthly payments set up?

    The monthly payments are made with a credit card

  • I understand most cars in Costa Rica have manual transmission. Do you have cars with automatic transmissions available through your program?

    Yes, vehicles with automatic transmission is available upon request.

  • Do you have any limitation in what Make/Models you can offer?

    We mostly offer Toyota vehicles, but other brands may be available upon request .

We finance many makes and models nationwide

We offer the following car brands Costa Rica

Learn to navigate the Spanish language of leasing

Below you'll find a translation of common lease terms from English to Spanish. To learn more about the meaning of these terms, simply follow the link to our Glossary for Expat Car Leasing

Glossary for Expat Car Leasing | ExpatRide

Common lease terms - English to Spanish

Down payment - Pago inicial

Depreciation - Depreciación

Early Termination - Terminación anticipada

Excess mileage charge - Cargo por exceso de kilometraje

Excess Wear and Tear - Exceso de desgaste y rotura

First Month’s Payment - Pago del primer mes

Insurance - Seguro

Lease term - Plazo del arrendamiento

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price - Precio de venta sugerido por el fabricante

Maintenance package - Paquete de mantenimiento

Monthly payment - Mensualidad

Option to Purchase - Opción de compra

Residual value - Valor residual

"So responsive and a pleasure to deal with"

– Neil from Britain, BMW X1

”The service we received was amazing! Out of everything we've had to do with our move overseas, getting our new car was the easiest and most stress-free."

- Jochen from Germany, VW Tiguan

Tailored to fit your needs

    • Start process before or after arrival to Costa Rica
    • Competitive interest rates
    • Choose from many makes and models
    • Online and phone service saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Intercultural assistance throughout the term in regards to registration, renewals etc.