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Dollar
Car rental reviews:
Good (6.3, 9 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Newark
Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd
  • 6.2
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
  • 6.0
  • 6.4
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
Oct 11 2015
good experience
Pros: price and how quickly I picked up my car
10.0 Excellent
Oct 19 2015
Met expectations
Pros: It cost exactly what they said it would, no surprises.
4.0 Mediocre
Oct 25 2015
Cons: Service at pickup was terrible. Long line, two people working counter but only one processing customers. Waited in line over 30 minutes at 11pm at night.
4.0 Mediocre
Oct 25 2015
Cons: I was told that the fuel option could be removed from my final bill if I brought the car back with a full tank and showed a receipt proving I filled up with 10 miles of the drop off location. I did as such but was told I was misinformed and they would not remove the fuel option charge. I will not be renting from here again as this cost me an additional $40.
2.0 Poor
Nov 14 2015
Service
Cons: They wouldn't accept a debit card, give me a car. I had to change car rental companies. Please refund my full insurance payment with Dollar immediately. Thank you. David Whalen
7.2 Good
Nov 16 2015
Cons: Staffing at Newark at 10pm was challenges to keep up with just a few folks in line waiting to pick up their rentals. Waited about 20 minutes with only 1 person in line in front of me and two people who were literally at the counter for nearly that entire 20 minutes. Then no one was outside in the yard to help point me to the right vehicle. Ended up accidentally getting into the wrong one and was turned around to be sent back to switch to the right one. Not fun at 11pm on a rainy night outside.
8.0 Good
Dec 20 2015
Pros: Check in easy and location to terminal was good.
10.0 Excellent
Jan 3 2016
Pros: price
Cons: Nothing
2.0 Poor
Jul 16 2016
A rental companies who hates the young
Cons: Because we didn't have a credit card, we couldn't take the car and we lost 2 hours trying to take it from another company in the lobby who would be willing to take debit cards. Let alone who wouldn't lash put on the one way fees and the underage fees. Being young usually means being short on money, but the rental companies don't seem to understand that and just take advantage of our energy and our love for travel.
Alamo
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (8.5, 6 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Newark
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 973 849 4315
  • 8.0
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 8.7
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
8.4 Excellent
Nov 2 2015
Everything great except mysterious rate change
Pros: Car was clean, new, and well equipped. Staff was friendly, attentive, and interested. 24 hour service was vital, given the uncertainties of air travel arrival times (and airtrain, etc.). Charges were very clearly itemized, no guesswork.
Cons: The rate charged was much higher than the one booked online. No explanation of this change was offered, and it was not due to additional taxes and fees which were very clearly itemized.
9.6 Excellent
Nov 8 2015
Pros: The fiat 500!!
Cons: It's a huge pain to get to the Newark airport.
5.6 Okay
Feb 7 2016
Cons: My flight was an hour early and because I picked up the car early it changed the amount from about $65 to over $200. Then the agent said she wouldn't charge me for a premium vehicle but she did.
10.0 Excellent
Jul 18 2016
Pros: The person who worked with me in Newark was efficient and personable. She couldn't have been more helpful. it was a pleasure working with her.
Cons: That I had to deliver the car to Logan Airport in Boston.
8.0 Good
Jul 20 2016
Alamo at PHL is tied to National
Pros: Price was way better than the others. Location was convenient for pick-up.
Cons: You are at the counter of National Rental Car, Alamo doesn't have their own counter here at Newark Airport so you are at the mercy of their reps. It's slow because you are in the same line that are in. The compact Mitsubishi car I rented (Mirage) was horrible. It felt highly unstable cornering and had a top heavy feeling.
9.6 Excellent
Aug 22 2016
Cons: Initially, when looking at the deals that popped up on KAYAK, I tried several times to book the first couple of price quotes that were found. Each time I would fill out all of the information, only to be told when submitting the reservation that this price was no longer available. To have price quotes appear in the search results that were no longer available was very frustrating.
Advantage
Car rental reviews:
Okay (5.3, 3 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Advantage
Locations in Newark
NEWARK INTERNATIONAL
(800) 777-5500
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.7
  • 2.7
  • 5.3
Recent reviews
6.0 Okay
Jul 15 2016
Pretty Poor Customer Service
Pros: Car was cheap
Cons: Sloooow pick-up drop/off process Car had a lot of dents and scratches Aggressive in suggesting insurance and coverage
2.8 Mediocre
Aug 16 2016
High pressure upselling tactics
Pros: Initial price
Cons: High pressure to sell add ons to rental bill. Car was dirty inside and out, attendant had an attitude when I dropped the car off.
7.2 Good
Aug 24 2016
No Drop off fee listed on initial quote
Pros: Overall service
Cons: drop off fee from Newark, NJ to JFK, NY and the car had Virginia plates....unclear why there would be a drop off fee in this situation and it was not listed in the Kayak quote
Budget
Car rental reviews:
Good (6.4, 3 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Budget
Locations in Newark
38 Carson Road
+1 800 621 2380
  • 5.3
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 5.3
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
4.4 Okay
Nov 5 2015
Random fees.
Pros: The service was fine; the workers were very nice.
Cons: I got charged for random late fees that even the people there didn't understand, and I don't have time to fight it. So it just leaves me feeling like I was cheated.
7.2 Good
Jul 19 2016
Good car, sounded like a good deal but when I drop
Pros: Car was good Car was clean Wait time at Newark was only 5-10 mins
Cons: 3 hours late to drop off the car due to a mishap and I was charged 1 full day of $137 extra! That was a rip off! I feel cheated.
7.6 Good
Aug 21 2016
Use a debit card and you will be judged
Pros: The car was clean and energy efficient.
Cons: The pickup process was lengthy, and the Budget agent made a big deal about our wanting to use a debit card to pay for the transaction. She brought up the notion that they would perform a credit check and If our credit wasn't up to their standards, they would reject our request for a car rental. This was a very negative, uncomfortable conversation as it seemed like the agent had already assumed our credit was unworthy. My boyfriend finally just handed over a credit card to end the unpleasant interaction. I have not encountered this attitude at other rental companies such as Enterprise.
Payless
Car rental reviews:
Mediocre (2.5, 3 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Payless
Locations in Newark
38 Carson Road
+1 973 242 2124
  • 2.0
  • 2.7
  • 2.7
  • 2.0
  • 3.3
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
Nov 21 2015
Worst rental car company ever
Pros: Didn't like anything
Cons: The manager was rude and when I tried to pick up a confirmed rental, I was told there were no cars. I had a confirmation number, but she said that couldn't help me. This was the Payless rental at Newark airport. Went to the next counter and rented through budget. Don't book with them!
3.6 Mediocre
Nov 30 2015
I'd much rather pay a little more at Hertz or some
Pros: less expensive than other options
Cons: Outrageously poor service and an infuriating experience Who are the clowns operating this half-baked rental car business out of Newark Airport? I'm guessing they're evil, whoever they are. When I arrived to claim my reserved car they lied about what my original reservation details were so that they could try to up-sell me into a more expensive contract. Try to get your head around that? The attendant was so rude, she wouldn't make eye contact, and she lectured me with her idiotic company-fed lines until finally accepting that the scam wasn't going to work on me. I eventually got my car as reserved, but it stank like smoke. Absolutely horrific.
2.0 Poor
Jul 18 2016
Lost & Cancelled Reservation
Pros: I liked the initial feeling that this was going to go well based on the efficient booking process on Kayak. This was very short lived.
Cons: My reservation was lost, and then when my partner attempted to get any information using all of the reservation info that I passed along to him (and offering to have them call me directly, or me call them), he was told that there was nothing that he could do. Then, they "found" the reservation by looking under a code for another airport and alerted him that they had no cars left even though we attempted to notify them and modify the reservation/late pickup. Once told they had absolutely no cars, we both again looked online and immediately found that we were able to reserve the same car at the same price. When we showed that to the counter help, they sighed and said that yes they did have cars, but it would be "like, 45 minutes" until they were ready at the earliest. None of this really made sense, but I wasn't exactly approaching this budget car rental situation with that expectation. Luckily, my partner was able to make a separate reservation, and then "spend time at Dunkin Donuts" until the car was "ready" as directed. I did end up paying for a car rental insurance agreement for both times I attempted to book, and not for the actual rental that took place. Silver lining though - we didn't get any additional damage charges while risking the lack of round 3 insurance!
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (8.4, 2 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Newark
430 Route 1 And 9 South
973 642 0008
  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • 6.0
  • 9.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Jul 17 2016
Shuttle service is good
Pros: Cheaper here and fast. Shuttle is efficient and nice.
6.8 Good
Jul 28 2016
Pros: The price; Personnel at time of return were very nice.
Cons: Return site not at airport and difficult to navigate to. Was unable to return to any other airport. Confusion over whether I was renting from Economy or DriveGo or something like that. Could not find the address using "Economy Rent a Car" on the internet. No gas stations nearby to fill up tank. Personnel at time of pick up made me feel like they were doing me a favor.
Thrifty
thrifty
Car rental reviews:
Okay (5.0, 2 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Thrifty
Locations in Newark
Bldg 36 Stn P2 36 Carson Rd
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
Oct 18 2015
Misleading and unreliable
Pros: Nothing
Cons: They were actually the worst service and business I have ever had to deal with. Will never rent through thrify again and question using kayaks services for recommending such a terrible establishment.
8.0 Good
Oct 18 2015
Pros: great price good car
Avis
avis
Car rental reviews:
Good (6.4, 1 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Avis
Locations in Newark
28 Newark Airport
+1 888 849 0277
  • 4.0
  • 8.0
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
6.4 Good
Jul 15 2016
Pros: The car was clean and the staff were helpful
Cons: The car had an EZPass but I was not told about this. The expense for a 1 day rental was high.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 1 reviews)
Car rental locations in Newark:
4 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Newark
1 Raymond Plz W/ Penn Station
+1 973 242 8300
180 Washington Street
+1 973 639 1911
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 973 792 0312
585 Mccarter Hwy
+1 973 622 2900
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Jul 15 2016
Great service and people
Pros: I rented from the Newark, NJ branch on Washington Street. They were great. Super friendly and accommodating. I wish every car rental branch was this nice!
Action
action
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Action
Locations in Newark
23 Newark Ap Bldg 23
973-424-1000
Alternative Rent A Car
alternative
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Alternative Rent A Car
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
+1 732 979 2277
Europcar
europcar
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Europcar
Locations in Newark
Go To The Advantage Desk Building36
+1 973 623 4989
Flight Car
flightcarad
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Flight Car
Locations in Newark
889 Frelinghuysen Avenue
844-435-8227
Hertz
hertz
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Hertz
Locations in Newark
Newark Airport Building 23
National
national
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
National
Locations in Newark
25 Newark Airport Bldg 25
+1 888 826 6890
Priceless
priceless
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Priceless
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
9082887603
Rent-A-Wreck
rentawreck
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Rent-A-Wreck
Locations in Newark
3 Brewster Road
9083224997
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car rental locations in Newark:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Newark
Building 25
30 travelers who rented a car in Newark gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.5

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