Harlingen car rentals

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Harlingen, TX
Jul 7 — Jul 14
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Harlingen, TX
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Harlingen car rental information

Pick-up locationHarlingen
Car typesCompact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Minivan, Premium, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations9
Airport locations8
Popular agenciesEnterprise, Hertz

Cheap car rentals in Harlingen

Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Harlingen car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise

6.3

Cleanliness

6.5

Comfort

7.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

6.2

3 locations in Harlingen

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Locations in Harlingen

3030 Airport Dr

+1 956 430 8643

Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday09:00 - 22:00
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370 N Texas Ave

+1 956 565 9900

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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7800 W Expressway 83

+1 956 423 9104

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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6.0 Good

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

I thought the staff was nice, and the car was available on shot notice after my other rental company canceled a few days prior to my trip.

Cons:

The car smelled like cigarettes, and it never really went away.

8.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pickup/drop off right in the airport and very easy.

4.0 Okay

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

No cars ready. Had to wait for over an hour for someone to turn in a car. They overbooked reservations. There were 10 people in same boat with me. Delay Delay Another Delay. They did not say sorry or offer discount.

10.0 Excellent

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything was just fine.

Cons:

If the car could fly.

4.8 Okay

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff member was very helpful and friendly.

Cons:

The vehicle was smaller that what we ordered and it reeked of cigarette smoke. My husband had severe allergies and the smoke caused a serious reaction. It took a bottle of Fabreeze and quite a bit of work to rid the smell for the return trip to the airport. My husband was not able to be in the car for the entire week that we had it.

9.6 Excellent

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very friendly and helpful. They even told me the best places to eat in town.

Cons:

Communication on the website while booking of exactly what insurance coverage, mileage, etc you were allowed or paying for

1 out of 7

National

10.0

Excellent

2 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

One location in Harlingen

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3030 Airport Dr

+1 844 855 7195

Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday09:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes. Everything very easy

Cons:

Not really

10.0 Excellent

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes. Everything very easy

Cons:

Not really

1 out of 1

Dollar

8.2

Excellent

19 reviews

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.5

One location in Harlingen

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Airport Terminal Building

+1 866 434 2226

Monday09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday09:00 - 22:00
Thursday09:00 - 22:00
Friday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday09:00 - 22:00
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10.0 Excellent

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff in HRL was friendly and helpful

9.2 Excellent

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

a car was available as requested

Cons:

add customer service reps during peek hours

8.0 Excellent

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I was promised a full-size car and one was not available.

10.0 Excellent

Sep 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service was excellent.

9.6 Excellent

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Very comfortable, met our needs. Smooth ride.

Cons:

We were told it had internet, but rental car agency were not aware internet was locked, it was requesting a password. We were not aware of this until we were on the road. Called car rental agency and they were not aware of this either. Other than that, everything was excellent.

8.0 Excellent

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Rep was understanding and gave me a different rental when the original was dirty and the tire was missing hub cap.

Cons:

The original car Toyota carolla was dirty on the inside. As if someone had been eating and left crumbs all over the front. I should've figured when as soon as I saw the car the front driver side tire was missing its hub cap. It was just a black rim.

1 out of 5

Budget

7.9

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.9

Value for money

6.4

One location in Harlingen

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3210 East Grimes Street

+1 956 507 4003

Monday09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday09:00 - 22:00
Thursday09:00 - 22:00
Friday09:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday11:00 - 20:00
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1.9 Horrible

Jun 2021

KAYAK
My flight was cancelled and I was unable to pick up my car. I requested to hold the car for me until the morning...and I would even pay for the day we were supposed to pick it up and the guy said no.....first come first serve. I said if I am paying for the car when I was supposed to get it what difference does it make. He said sorry we won't do that. I said can you book me a car for the next day then and he said no.....they don't have any cars. The customer service was really bad and I won't be trying to rent a car from them again.

7.6 Good

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff. Got lucky with shuttle back to airport - did not have to wait too long. Good value.

Cons:

The car was very worn for only having 12,000 miles. Lot's of dings and dents, stained seats, chipped windshield. May I was at Rent-a-Wreck? But it ran fine and no issue with how the car operated.

10.0 Excellent

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

My entire experience was fantastic

2.0 Mediocre

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing.

Cons:

They decided to change the terms last minute

10.0 Excellent

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick with no hassles

Cons:

Na

3.2 Mediocre

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked the vehicle, Black Mitsubishi Outlander Drives nice

Cons:

Filthy on inside Filthy on outside we actually stopped and had to wash the windows as the vehicle had been wiped with a water cloth that left TONS of streaks everywhere that we couldn't see out Had garbage / used kleenex inside car / had used rags stuffed in the doors that someone used for cleaning / sand everywhere The car was 4 miles from airport and they didn't open til 9:00 and we had to be at our plane at 8:30...nearly missed plane BAD EXPERIENCE...WILL NEVER RENT HERE AGAIN!!

1 out of 7

Hertz

6.3

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

5.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

5.9

One location in Harlingen

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3030 Airport Drive

+1 956 430 8620

Monday09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday09:00 - 22:00
Thursday09:00 - 22:00
Friday09:00 - 22:00
Sunday09:00 - 22:00
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8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

The person that assisted me was friendly and great! The wait was quite long but everything else was great.

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up and drop off was super easy, especially for a one-way rental. Loved the make and model we were given.

2.0 Mediocre

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

We got to the airport. Hertz was closed. No car. We couldn’t get through on th phone. We were stranded. I get Texas is historically bad right now, but a call, or not taking the reservation would have been great

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

We added a driver. Only needed for 4 days. Had to pay for 11. Was charged 39.00 for tax/fees on 148.00. Total rip off!! Most car rental business charge less!

6.8 Good

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

easy to find the box and return the keys

Cons:

It was a long walk with our luggage to the key return place from the car drop off. Still haven't heard back from Hertz about the return being processed.

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

1 out of 3

Avis

5.6

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

5.6

One location in Harlingen

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3002 Heritage Way

+1 956 430 8690

Monday08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday08:00 - 23:00
Thursday08:00 - 23:00
Friday08:00 - 23:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:30
Sunday10:00 - 17:30
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2.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. Awful

Cons:

You could have given me my car. Instead they gave it away before my arrival

6.0 Good

Jan 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was super friendly, very helpful and quick with getting me on my way

Cons:

I rented a midsize car and got a minivan

2.0 Mediocre

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

nothing

Cons:

My flight landed at :6:15 pm, and hey were closed at 5 pm?

9.2 Excellent

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

the staff was fine and the drop off was smooth.

Cons:

price seemed higher than in some other areas.

10.0 Excellent

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Super staff and service

Cons:

Perfect

10.0 Excellent

May 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

GREAT experience with the Avis team in Harlingen, TX: half an hour after I returned the car, they discovered a rather important key on the floor that had fallen from my pocket. They called immediately to notify me and I was able to get back to the rental desk in time to retrieve it and still make my flight. Can't say enough for the professionalism, courtesy, and diligence of this branch.

1 out of 3

Easirent

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Harlingen

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Rio Grande Valley International Airport

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Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Harlingen

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3030 Airport Drive

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125 travelers who rented a car in Harlingen gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.9

Car rental locations in or near Harlingen

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Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$92/day

Good deal

$69/day

When to book a rental car in Harlingen

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Top tips for renting a car in Harlingen

  • Car rentals in Harlingen ensure you can manage your trip conveniently as you navigate this city. You can utilize your Harlingen car rental to get to nearby sites, such as the Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum that sits around 3.3 miles from the town center. If you travel with friends and workmates, you can drive a bit further to the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, located approximately 12.6 miles from central Harlingen. You can visit the Freddy Gonzalez Memorial Park Splash Playground in the neighboring Edinburg city, needing you to drive for about 39 miles from Harlingen in your rented vehicle.
  • There are two major airports providing access to Harlingen, the Valley International Airport located around 4 miles away and the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, approximately 29 miles from the central city. The Valley International Airport has a center for car rentals in Harlingen containing several brands available at the airport, such as Avis, Enterprise, and National. You can reach their counters inside the terminal by taking the escalator to the lower level and finding them across from the Baggage Claim. Additionally, you can also take a shuttle that runs every 15min outside the Baggage Claim area for an approximately 2min ride to the Dollar, Hertz, and Budget renting areas. Besides this, the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport also features a Rental Car Center with different companies, including Enterprise, National, and Avis. You can locate their desks on your left after exiting security. Do note that National and Enterprise service from the same counter.
  • Harlingen has a comprehensive road network, including interstate highways, freeways, and streets that promote comfortable access to different areas. However, you may choose to add a GPS to your vehicle to maneuver the interconnected pathways without getting lost. You can occasionally come across some jaywalkers, so stay watchful of pedestrians as you drive.
  • Traffic can get busy along the freeways such as Interstate 69E and highways like US 83, causing considerable delays during the rush hour that generally starts around 5pm. The city can get particularly cold during winter with rain and lower temperatures. Nonetheless, the absence of snow enables you to travel with ease whenever you choose to stay in Harlingen.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Harlingen for $69 or less
  • Book your rental car in Harlingen at least 1 week before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Harlingen are around 45% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Mini rental cars in Harlingen are around 8% cheaper than other car types, on average

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