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Bay City, MI
Apr 21 — Apr 28
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Bay City car rental information

Pick-up locationBay City
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Pickup truck, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations1
Popular agenciesEnterprise

Cheap car rentals in Bay City

$39/dayEconomy
$41/dayCompact
$42/dayIntermediate
$44/dayStandard
$45/dayFull-size
$62/dayMinivan
$68/dayPremium
$62/dayPickup truck
$53/dayCompact SUV
$53/dayIntermediate SUV
$77/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Bay City car rental reviews and directory

From $35/dayRated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8 Excellent (32 reviews)
1 location in Bay City
Alamo
Locations in Bay City
9200 Garfield Rd+1 989 695 2222
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday11:00 - 15:00
Sunday11:00 - 15:00
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
  • 7.9
  • 8.1
  • 8
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentJul 23 2020
Cons: Smelled of cigarette smoke!!!!!
10.0 ExcellentJun 10 2020
Pros: Friendly fast serviceCons: Nothing
5.6 OkayFeb 12 2020
Pros: The staff was friendlyCons: The level of vehicle I chose was not available when picked up so I had to go to a lower level
2.0 MediocreJan 28 2020
Cons: Respond the phone.....I tried for hours...days and never pick up the phone
2.0 MediocreDec 5 2019
Cons: Even though I received an email confirmation that everything was received, when I showed up to pick up my car I was informed they were out of rentals. Horrible service!!!!!
10.0 ExcellentMay 15 2018
Pros: Clean, reasonable price, easy pickup/dropoff
8.4 ExcellentMar 24 2018
Cons: When I picked up the car they told me that the 9.00 insurance I purchased would be invalid as I wasn’t the primary driver. I was renting a one way vehicle. So I had to buy another insurance policy at 13$. I have done this routine many times and this was a first. Wasn’t happy.
6.0 GoodJan 25 2018
Pros: It was easy to make a reservation with kayak. We were pleased with the policy that you could cancel at any time prior to departure. The pick up and drop off were really easy.Cons: We were promised a Hyundai Elantra “or similar”- which is an intermediate car. We were traveling with luggage and a baby and needed the room. The “or similar” car we got was a compact at best- and economy at worst. I don’t appreciate how the company decided to downgrade us because they didn’t have an Elantra. But, I suppose that’s what happens these days. I also thought the car reeked of cigarettes and pee. The seats were grossly stained. As a non smoker with a baby, this was almost unbearable. But, it was vacuumed and looked like someone had tried to clean it as best as possible. Overall, it was a really good deal and we were just thankful to drive 12 hours without a problem.
10.0 ExcellentApr 19 2017
Pros: the agent was very friendly and accommodating. Car was clean and in good shape.
9.6 ExcellentApr 10 2017
Simple comfortPros: it was a great deal on a roomy car with excellent gas mileage! Pick up and drop off was simple and quick.Cons: If I had to choose something, I guess it would be the fact that both sets of keys were chained together and couldn't be separated.
From $50/dayRated #2
National
10 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Bay City
National
Locations in Bay City
9200 Garfield Rd+1 989 695 2222
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday11:00 - 15:00
Sunday11:00 - 15:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 5 2020
Cons: Everything was perfect
10.0 ExcellentMay 3 2017
Pros: Clean, comfortable carCons: N/A
From $37/dayRated #3
Avis
8.8 Excellent (14 reviews)
1 location in Bay City
Avis
Locations in Bay City
9200 Garfield Road+1 989 695 5333
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 21:45
Friday09:00 - 21:45
Saturday12:00 - 17:00
Sunday14:30 - 21:45
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  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentFeb 4 2020
Pros: The CarCons: The Price
8.4 ExcellentNov 12 2019
Cons: The only complaint I have is the windshield wipers are terrible. We were in a rain storm and they were not even clearing the window. This could be dangerous.
10.0 ExcellentAug 20 2019
Pros: Easy drop offCons: Instructions when I reserved the car said something about calling for pick up which was confusing
10.0 ExcellentMar 6 2016
Pros: Quick,easy drop off.Cons: NA
From $33/dayRated #4
Budget
Most popular
8.7 Excellent (27 reviews)
1 location in Bay City
Budget
Locations in Bay City
9200 Garfield Road+1 989 695 5333
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 21:45
Friday09:00 - 21:45
Saturday12:00 - 17:00
Sunday14:30 - 21:45
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 9 2021
Pros: Professional staff, rental was easy to extend
10.0 ExcellentAug 21 2020
Pros: Great, friendly staff.
10.0 ExcellentJul 28 2020
Cons: The Eclipse was nearly new , and handled the road so smooth .. what could have been better, I needed to charge my phone.. it didnt have 12volt service with the engine off..
8.8 ExcellentSep 9 2019
Cons: Good car, great mileage. Super fast pickup and drop off. Thank you, Janice!
2.0 MediocreAug 17 2018
Ridiculous RulesCons: When I went to pick up my rental they don't accept credit cards that are also debit cards and they don't accept cash. I ended up not getting a rental.
6.0 GoodMay 20 2017
Cons: Had to wait in line for over a hour to pick. What is the purpose of preregistrater? No sigh age for drop off, didn't now Avis was same!!
7.6 GoodMay 15 2017
Pros: It was nice and quick as always
10.0 ExcellentMar 13 2017
Pros: Quick service. Great help finding my destination from the staff.Cons: The car had the eco boost and so at first it was weird that it would shut off when I was stopped.
10.0 ExcellentMar 11 2017
GreatPros: No problems
4.8 OkayAug 21 2016
Cons: The response we got from the service representative when we complained about the heavy smell of cigarette smoke. "Call the corporate manager for Detroit." There were no clear directions on what to do with the car when we got to MBS.
From $32/dayRated #5
Hertz
Cheapest deal
6.3 Good (20 reviews)
2 locations in Bay City
Hertz
Locations in Bay City
3280 Bay Rd+1 989 791 3832
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
8600 Garfield Rd+1 989 695 5587
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday13:00 - 17:00
Sunday13:00 - 17:00
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
  • 5.9
  • 6.9
  • 6.1
Recent reviews
7.6 GoodSep 20 2020
Pros: Quick return of car. Price.Cons: Car cleanliness. Had not been vacuumed or anything. Stains on the seats. Payment was strange and had to wait for the Hertz staff member to get phone approval for the charge from the Hertz rental's bank. It was strange and I was nervous about why it happened for such a small charge.
3.6 MediocreOct 4 2019
Pros: People at the Hertz Counter at MBS airport were fantasticCons: the car had mechanical issues with the tires and traction. the worst thing was the smells in the car, the car had a smoker in it previous to my rental, cigar and weed smoker and the car reeked of those smells. In addition to that the rental location has overdosed the car with liquid air freshener in an attempt to cover up the smoke. It overwhelmed my sinuses and I was unable to exchange the car it was horrible
5.2 OkaySep 16 2019
Pros: The staff at both locations was amazing. Very helpful and on top of it.Cons: The car was awful, it was the absolute worst car I have ever driven as a rental. I will never buy a Nissan. Poor choice to put in as a rental. Car has trouble handling over 70 mph, uncomfortable and super annoying.
10.0 ExcellentApr 19 2019
Pros: It was really easy and fast to pick up and drop off. No hassles.
4.8 OkayApr 16 2019
Pros: staff was fineCons: The car had just been used by a smoker, and smelled horrible. It was too late to get another rental as I arrived on the last flight of the day, otherwise I would have exchanged it. Unfortunately I had to leave the area, and there was no time to go back to the airport and get an exchange.
6.0 GoodApr 11 2019
Pros: The service is fastCons: Cars inside sometimes Dirty
8.8 ExcellentApr 9 2019
Pros: Car was good. customer service was fine until they charged me for a full tank of gas, even after I definitely filled it at the speedway right off of m-10.
2.0 MediocreApr 14 2018
Pros: Mark at Saginaw location was great trying to help me, But he failed. You hung up on him (your manger) twice trying o fix my reservation Hire people that can't speak Englis!!!!!!!!!!! on you reservation line. My reservation was never fixed and you overcharged me . Terrible service .Cons: Nothing you suck!!!!!!!!!!! I waited 45 minutes trying to fix my reservation never happened
4.4 OkayApr 2 2018
Not a return customerPros: The Nissan Maxima the car I got for the ride home.Cons: I didn’t like The dead battery on the Ford Fusion hybrid while I was in Myrtle Beach parking lot of my condo. AND Returning car on Easter Sunday to find no one at the Hertz counter in Freeland airport. No sign, no help (not even a number to call) with lots of questions. Had to call 3 people to get help.
2.0 MediocreSep 17 2017
They gave our car away - no carPros: DisappointedCons: Our flight was delayed, they gave our car away and had no cars to rent. We had to find another option. Hertz will no longer be my second choice for car rentals. I will ask my team to not rent from Hertz. Sorry but we were stranded and no help.
From $37/dayRated #6
Enterprise
5.8 Okay (2 reviews)
2 locations in Bay City
Enterprise
Locations in Bay City
3071 Bay Road Suite 3+1 989 792 5500
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 21:45
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3801 East Wilder+1 989 684 1191
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 21:45
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreNov 22 2016
On AirportCons: I searched a rental car from MBS to TVC on Kayak. I booked a reservation thinking I was picking my car up from the airport at MBS. My reservation said "on airport" underneath the address to pick up the car. I got to MBS and they did not have a reservation for me but said I made the reservation at the Saginaw location. MBS did not have a car to give me at the time and neither did any other rental place at MBS. I called the Saginaw location and was told no one could pick me up due to contract issues. I had to find my own transportation to the Saginaw location. I felt like no one was willing to help me or go above and beyond to try to help me. No taxi numbers were provided or really any sympathy for my situation. No one could explain to me why my reservation said "on airport" but yet I did not have an airport reservation. When I got to the Saginaw enterprise since I had booked on Kayak it seemed there was nothing anyone could do to reimburse the $46 I had to pay in taxi fare to get to the Saginaw location. Also, once I started driving the rental car I noticed the tire pressure light was on on the dashboard. I had to turn around and go back to the Saginaw location so they could put air in the tires. Overall I am completely unsatisfied with my rental experience through Kayak and will not be using it again.
Easirent
1 location in Bay City
Easirent
Locations in Bay City
MBS International Airport
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Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Bay City
Sunnycars
Locations in Bay City
8600 Garfield Rd, Suite 206
Recent reviews
97 travelers who rented a car in Bay City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

Car rental locations in or near Bay City

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$44/day

Good deal

$35/day

When to book a rental car in Bay City

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Top tips for renting a car in Bay City

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Bay City for $35 or less
  • Book your rental car in Bay City at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice rental cars in Bay City are around 44% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Bay City

  • Some car rental companies in Bay City which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Alamo and Hertz

  • On average a rental car in Bay City costs $44 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise ($41/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Enterprise 3801 East Wilder 48706-2301 (2 miles from city center).

  • The average gas price in Bay City is $3.21 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $39 and $51, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Bay City.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from MBS Intl airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Alamo, Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, and National.

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Economy car rental in Bay City costs $41 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car rental in Bay City costs $45 per day, on average.

  • A Standard car rental in Bay City costs $43 per day, on average.

  • In Bay City, cars are most frequently rented at Budget 9200 Garfield Road (10 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Bay City costs $310 per week ($44 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Bay City costs $1,327 per month ($44 per day).

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