Car rental at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport

Car rental at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport

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Chattanooga, TN - Lovell Field
Aug 17 — Aug 24
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Chattanooga, TN - Lovell Field
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Rated #1
Budget
Best rated
8.3 Excellent (36 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Budget
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 8.6
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  • 8
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10.0 ExcellentMay 7 2022
Everything worked as planned and exceeded my expectations regarding the customer service, car, and support
10.0 ExcellentApr 5 2022
Couldn't have been easier!
10.0 ExcellentNov 3 2021
Hyundai had excellent cruise control. Also I got 44 MPG for 710 miles - WOW.
6.0 GoodJun 7 2021
The staff I came in contact with was extremely nice and helpful in both places. The car make and model waa great and it ran well.There was an empty cigarette box in the console that I didn't notice until after we departed, and there was no window washer fluid.
8.0 ExcellentDec 6 2020
The staff in Chattanooga was terrific and helpful. Also liked the car we received. Extremely clean.Dropping off the car in Miami was difficult. The office was hard to find. And then there wasn't sufficient signage to tell us where to stop the car. Had to go inside to get info. There was a large crowd waiting at the counter, and an extra large crowd waiting for free shuttle to the cruise port. Then the driver of the van manhandled my husband's scooter to put it in the van.
10.0 ExcellentApr 5 2020
The ease of pick-up / drop-off.Great job !
4.4 OkayJul 17 2019
Price was an additional $200 for only an 8 hour difference (midnight pickup vs 8am) and did not get car type which was booked. Would have much preferred to save the money.
10.0 ExcellentJun 26 2018
Quick pick up and drop off!N/a
10.0 ExcellentMay 23 2018
Chattanooga rental was GREAT!The car was very nice - sporty and great on gas mileage. Stephen in the Chattanooga office was very helpful and friendly. He did a great job of answering questions and generally making me feel great about the experience.
9.6 ExcellentFeb 13 2018
JeepThe service was friendly, helpful, and efficient.The rear wiper didn't work.
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Rated #2
Hertz
8.1 Excellent (80 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Hertz
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
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2.0 MediocreJan 1 2022
Got to rental counter at 5:30 after my flight landed and they were closed. Had to rent a car from another company. They suck!
6.0 GoodDec 6 2021
The car could have been in better shape. The backup camera was held in by tape and the windows hadn't been cleaned well (they were very hard to see out of). Otherwise, the car performed well and the experience was good.
10.0 ExcellentNov 2 2021
I was a little confused about how the mileage worked but it was also my first time renting a car so probably just me LOL
5.9 OkaySep 28 2021
Won’t ever ask for the managers special again . Didn’t in my wildest dreams think I’d get a Chevy Silverado . Pay the extra and get a car .
3.9 MediocreSep 12 2021
Front camera sensor was dirty, so no radar ready cruise control, or lane something alert (car jumping into lane in front of me) and some other safety function. Didn't start notifications until I hit the freeway, was on deadline, couldn't return car, had to stop and look up the warning light that kept popping up and beeping, discovered it was a nonessential problem, had to endure whole trip (16 hours) with light constantly going off and beeping. An older car 60,000 miles. That said, brakes and acceleration were excellent, and seat was comfortable. But I figure no way the previous driver didn't notice the warning light constantly going off, and tell the maintenance staff. Perhaps that's not a good assumption, but I feel the car should have been better maintained.
10.0 ExcellentAug 10 2021
Service at pickup was excellent. Representatives had good energy and were very polite and helpful. Which made my experience much better. I was having a "not so good" day and they made it so much better! Thank you.
3.9 MediocreAug 5 2021
Hertz location closed early on our pick up day without notifying us. We were stuck without a vehicle overnight and missed part of our planned trip. Definitely would not recommend.
1.9 HorribleJul 14 2021
Our flight was delayed, and when we got to the airport Hertz was closed. Other rental companies were opened, so we got another car. What car rental company closes at 8:00 p.m. at an International Airport?
2.0 MediocreApr 14 2021
We were never able to get our vehicle. The rental counter closed at 8pm and our flight got in at 8:42pm. There was no night pick up, no notification that there would not be anyone at the counter. They didn’t leave the information with any of the other agencies who were all open. We ended up having to get a rental car from another agency. We were fortunate that someone from Dollar was able to help us but we had to pay for 2 cars and then I had to spend the next morning of my vacation contacting Hertz to try to get a refund. Absolute nightmare! If you have a rental coming in that day, you should probably have your rental counter staffed! So disappointed!
10.0 ExcellentJan 25 2021
Pick up and drop off was very easy at this location.Would have liked to opportunity to pick up earlier than 8am.
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Rated #3
Thrifty
7.4 Good (54 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 7.4
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  • 7.2
  • 7.2
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2.0 MediocreMar 1 2022
When we arrived to pick up our reserved car, they had no cars available. We had to rent one for the "walk up rate" at another counter and paid twice as much. Thankfully the other company had a car for us because it was 9pm and we needed to get to our hotel in a town 1.5 hours away.
6.0 GoodNov 2 2021
There was only one car left when I got there so they gave me a huge 4x4 truck. It smelled like old weed so it was gross.
10.0 ExcellentMay 25 2021
Super nice dodge truck with a hemi and tinted windowsSmelled like pot inside, but it went away by the end of our use
8.0 ExcellentOct 23 2020
staff was helpfuln/a
7.2 GoodJul 20 2020
There was a sign informing us that the agent was not available at that time. An 800 number was given but no one answered and the mailbox was full. Paperwork and keys were placed in a Dropbox on the counter but no directions were available.
10.0 ExcellentJul 6 2020
The cashier kept my drivers license and credit card and I had to go back to get it. No big deal accidents happen. Hope someday thrifty would reciprocate
6.8 GoodOct 15 2019
PriceCar smelled like smoke
8.8 ExcellentSep 10 2019
$50 refuel fee is crazy. I filled it back up for $22..
10.0 ExcellentSep 3 2019
Efficiency of check-in and return, staff, price.
8.4 ExcellentAug 25 2019
yes
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Rated #4
Dollar
6.5 Good (39 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Dollar
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 6.6
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  • 6.6
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2.0 MediocreMay 23 2022
I arrived via Uber with a reservation and they told me they wouldn't have a car for several hours maybe not at all for the entire day. What's the point of a reservation if they're not going to have a car for you?
10.0 ExcellentFeb 21 2022
It ended up being through Hertz but it was an incredible experience and a great car!
10.0 ExcellentJul 20 2020
Great service, awesome car. Keep doing what you doing
9.6 ExcellentNov 20 2019
The staff was very friendly and understanding. She was patient with the... complicated customer in line in front of us and very still had a fun conversation with us. Turning the vehicle in was quick and painless.My only complaint was that when we picked up our vehicle there was one person at the counter no one to help her.
2.0 MediocreMar 21 2018
Don't knowDidn't go to Dollar in cha
2.0 MediocreJul 24 2017
Never made it to my carNot applicable. I flew into Chattanooga Airport to find that the rental was off- lot, which was fine. I was told that there was a shuttle that Dollar provided for customers. I waited for a little bit, as I was told that it came around. After 20 minutes, I began to call the rental. I tried calling for 25 minutes and NO ONE answered the phone. It was getting late and I ended up having to use a different company. I ended up getting charged way more. I am extremely disappointed with Dollar and the inconvenience caused. I can no longer recommend or use.ot applicable. I flew into Chattanooga Airport to find that the rental was off- lot, which was fine. I was told that there was a shuttle that Dollar provided for customers. I waited for a little bit, as I was told that it came around. After 20 minutes, I began to call the rental. I tried calling for 25 minutes and NO ONE answered the phone. It was getting late and I ended up having to use a different company. I ended up getting charged way more. I am extremely disappointed with Dollar and the inconvenience caused. I can no longer recommend or use.
5.6 OkayJun 12 2017
Kayak quoted me $23, ended up paying over $60 at Dollar. I reserved an economy car as I was wanting something good on gas and was given a Jeep SUV. Not at all what I was expecting! Should have gone to Enterprise!
2.0 MediocreJun 12 2017
Will not rent from Dollar.Did not rent.When we arrived at Dollar they informed us of several new charges... a charge for using a debit card, which was a Visa card and considered a major credit card. Most companies just hold a deposit on your card - they wanted to charge us additional fees per day. Also, they wanted to charge us additional fees for traveling to Indiana.. we had a reservation with unlimited miles and did not know about extra charges to additional states. So what was supposed to be a $38 rental turned into $99 in a matter of minutes. They also had to speak personally to our insurance agent (never had to do this before). We ended up not renting the car and driving our own vehicle which cost us 2 hours of driving time going back and forth to the rental company. I think the change was due to high demand on rentals for that weekend with several festivals going on in the area - they could get more for the vehicle with other rentals. Will not book rental cars through Dollar again.
4.0 OkayApr 24 2017
The Dollar Rent A Car is located offsite at the airport. They are the only company, or so it appeared, that was like this. The other companies have their rental windows right next to baggage claim and the rental cars not too far outside the door. Walking around, it was confusing and not easy to understand where you were suppose to connect. The signage telling you to call them for a shuttle blends in with other airport advertising. Once you call for a shuttle you have to wait outside for 10 minutes and wait for the shuttle, take the 5 minute drive to the car rental place. I arrived at 11 :15 p.m. Their lot was dark and it didn't feel real safe. The car was OK. It was clean and it ran, but the overall hassle of not being at the airport would have made me pay a little extra for convenience.
2.0 MediocreApr 4 2017
kayak this is on youNothingFlying into CHA why would you present any rental cars not at the airport. I had no way to contact them and wound up getting a car from the Hertz counter. I'll never use Kayak again.
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Rated #5
National
10 Excellent (1 review)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
National
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
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Rated #6
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (16 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 8.7
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9.6 ExcellentApr 29 2017
Great experienceGreat gas MPG, reliable cars!The cigarette smell - but it went away when the air-conditioner was on!
10.0 ExcellentApr 8 2017
CHA rentalI liked that I was able to reserve online just as I was departing ORD and the car was ready upon arrival in Chattanooga. Staff was very friendly & car was in good order.
8.0 ExcellentJan 4 2017
Family visit to Chattanooga/Trenton Ga.Reserved in advance for better rate and quick pick up at airport. Friendly staff. The van accommodated many passengers.. Easy handling on winding roads.Rear seats were reclined too much and seat belts not easy to fasten.
10.0 ExcellentDec 27 2016
Perfect trip.Pick up and drop off was incredibly quick. The Enterprise associates were great...professional and courteous. The vehicle we given was clean and made our trip much more enjoyable. Will be using Enterprise everytime we need a rental.
4.8 OkayNov 22 2016
Was told they didnt have a full size car and was upgrading to a SUV. Then they tried to convince me me to buy their gas package because it would save me money. The whole the sales rep was on the phone talking to a friend. I wnet to the numbered spot and couldnt find a SUV, wqalked around fr a few minutes then used the car alarm to find the car - a toyota camry-CLEARLY NOT AN SUV!
6.0 GoodNov 14 2016
Unknowingly upgraded with an upgraded priceI booked a compact car and given a Nissan Sentra - did not know this was a mid-size and was then charged for a mid-size. Front license plate falling off and smelled like there were smokers in the car previously and covered up with a fragrance spray.
10.0 ExcellentNov 7 2016
superior staffthe team is always upbeat and helpful. A breath of fresh air.All good, no knocks!
10.0 ExcellentSep 25 2016
Service was friendly and excellent.Car smelled of mj
9.2 ExcellentSep 6 2016
Great customer serviceThe man working at the counter was cheerful and friendly and got a good price for me. The truck was clean and got decent gas mileage.For some reason it booked at the wrong location, so my car wasn't booked.
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Rated #7
Alamo
8.4 Excellent (18 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Alamo
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 7.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 8.6
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10.0 ExcellentJun 30 2022
My rental experience was great over all. I got a Chrysler minivan, and it was great for my four kiddos and me. It was very clean and had no issues for our two hour drive. Staff at the pick up and drop off locations were very friendly as well. It would have been nice to not have to wait a while to check in and get my keys (I was 5th in line, I believe), but I know everywhere is hurting for staff these days.
9.2 ExcellentApr 3 2017
Upgraded car.Car was no smoking but reeked of cigarette smoke :(
9.6 ExcellentFeb 27 2017
I needed a little more help when I returned my car
6.4 GoodFeb 13 2017
Chatt rentalThe price and quality of the car was goodi.I did not like that my non-smoking car was smoky.
10.0 ExcellentJan 4 2017
easy,fast,good price, excellent employers, amazing cars thank you all
10.0 ExcellentNov 29 2016
Windshield wipersOverall, 99% was excellent. Thank you.I hit a heavy rain on my way home to Memphis. The windshield wipers were horrible. I recommend either replacing them more frequently or applying RainX to the windshield. Ensuring the safety of your driver should be a priority.
8.8 ExcellentNov 24 2016
Great service. Not so clean carService and price was great.Was a pretty bad odor coming from the trunk. Sprayed twice with frebreeze and still was bad. Someone should have caught a smell that bad before renting the car!!
10.0 ExcellentNov 21 2016
The easiest rental companies we have dealt with.
8.8 ExcellentNov 6 2016
Good DealEnded up with a nice, comfortable vehicle with all the bells and whistles.They had originally given me a with a warning light on. After I insisted that the sales person sign something releasing me and stating that she told me that the vehicle was okay to drive, she decided to give me an upgrade instead.
10.0 ExcellentOct 6 2016
Reasonable dealPrice, economy, no hassle.Price
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Rated #8
Avis
8.2 Excellent (14 reviews)
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Avis
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
  • 8.7
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  • 7.5
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10.0 ExcellentJun 15 2022
The whole process was easy and great! I feel like I got one of the best deals out there. But…the cost of rental cars is insane, so my rating reflected that.
10.0 ExcellentApr 25 2021
Great staff on both ends. Nice vehicle.Typical rental car facility. You don’t know how to clean cars!
10.0 ExcellentOct 1 2019
The rental pickup and drop off process was seamless. Car was clean and well maintained
5.6 OkayJul 8 2019
Pick up was easy. Nice staff.Drop off. Not the most friendly. I had to walk back into the airport - no one was in the booth. No where to park the rental to return it.
6.4 GoodNov 27 2018
Tiny carQuick service by the Avis rep in ChattanoogaThey didn’t have the car size i had requested so they gave me a Kia Sportage. It was ridiculously uncomfortable during a 600 mile drive.
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Easirent
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Easirent
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport
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258 travelers who rented a car in Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.8

Car rental locations at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$80/day

Good deal

$64/day

Top tips for renting a car at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport

  • There’s always an added benefit of renting a vehicle online before you reach the rental branch. That is why KAYAK offers you an opportunity to book a car rental at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport ahead of time to improve your travel plans. Online reservation is a step towards obtaining a vehicle at a competitive rate. So, book as early as you can, preferably one or two weeks before heading to Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport (CHA). The overall rental cost might also include extras like baby seats and a GPS. See the breakdown of the rental price in the payment section of the rental agreement.
  • As you walk into the rental counters at Chattanooga Airport, ensure that your e-voucher is intact and your driver’s license is valid. The minimum age for driving in Chattanooga is 16, but car rental companies at CHA Airport require drivers to be at least 21 years. Each rental agency has different requirements how long renters should have had their driver’s license. If your license is issued outside of the US, you will be asked to show an international driving permit at the counter. Also, carry a valid photo ID—a passport or an identification card that is internationally recognized.
  • The kind of activities you want to enjoy should determine the choice of car rental at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport. The SUV is a favorite among car renters heading to the countryside or mountainous trails. Your family and friends could use a van for added room when traveling to forested parks. Or cruise around the city in a sedan to save money on fuel. Remember to choose a vehicle category based on your pocket. When on a tight budget, opt for compact or economy class as they are the most affordable. Another tip that can save you money is choosing full-to-full fuel usage.
  • Returning your vehicle should be an easy and convenient process as the car rental traffic is very minimal. Plus, there is no disruption by public buses because they use a separate parking lot. The parking garage for a rental car at Chattanooga Airport is on the ground level of the Airport Road. The only thing perhaps you should avoid is the rush hour traffic, so plan your pick-up and drop-off wisely. On a typical day, traffic jams around CHA Airport start from 6 am, and ease up around 10 am. This is mostly the same from 4.30 pm – 6 pm.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport for $71 or less
  • Book your rental car at Chattanooga Lovell Field Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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