Cons: Well...we actually couldnt get a car. We booked the car nearly a week in advance, about a qeek after hurricane matthew came through. I understand that weather can have an effect on businesses, so that ia t the issue....
Apparently the guy working in the offoce called an left a message 2 hours before we went to pick the car up. I hadnt heard the message at that point. We got to the office and entered, but no one was there and there was no sign on the door. Totally unlocked and empty....so we waited a few minutes, and then i called the office. The guy had had the phone redirected to his cell, he said he would be back in ten. When he arrived he said, "how did you get in here?" and said "oh, thats not good" upon finding that the door hadnt been locked. After we had already been waiting there for 10-15 minutes, he says "didnt you get my voicemail? We dont have a car"... He was extremely unhelpful, and when we asked about public transport he said he "doesnt know about it" because he "has a car". We were intending on using a car to get to orlando, so it wasnt just a sight-seeing or convenience thing.
We ended up taking an Uber that was harrowing and cost $100.
When I later listened to the message (I was too mad at the time), the employee had said something to the effect of "we dont have a car for you right now, call back if you want us to keep looking for one, if you still need it". What?!?! This is the problem I have- surely Hertz would have known there wasnt going to be a car for us more than 2 hours in advance??? Surely the company policy for advising clients that their entire stock of THE ONLY thing they have to offer and only reason for business is gone is not ONE unprofessional and vague voicemail? I have never been met with a less helpful employee, and would have thought that he might have tried to help us find a substitute form of transport...
Dealing with Hertz will hurt your brain, basically.
Apr 28 2017
Cons: Car wasn't ready when I got there 30 minutes early. Rental agent was a bit, shall we say, grumpy.
Apr 30 2017
Pros: Cancelled reservation.
May 7 2017
Pros: Nothing. My overall experience was horrible.
Cons: The man gave me the wrong car because he had no other cars in stock yet I reserved the car a month or more ahead of time. Which should have been plenty of time to get the car I ordered. I had paid for a full-size but was given the smallest compact car. He had no sympathy and gave no compensation for the wrong car. Plus there were fees I had no idea about other than the underage fee. I will never be renting from hertz again. They lack in customer service and I do not like that I was given I different car than I had paid for!!!!
May 16 2017
Pros: Price was great. Nice person at counter for pick up and return.
Cons: No windshield wiper fluid
May 30 2017
Will never use again
Cons: After booking and pre-paying for a rental car, showed up at Hertz to find out there were no vehicles available. So not only being left hanging, had our bank card charged and was told it would be three weeks before credited. Not happy at all!! There will not be a positive reference from us for either of the companies And am looking for the prompt return of our funds.
Pros: Great service, competitively priced. Easy pick up and drop off for someone's who is always on the go.
Sep 10 2017
Pros: Customer service was excellent. Representative tried hard to solve a problem and made me feel very satisfied once all was said and done. He told me to contact Kayak to get a refund for the xtra charges.
Cons: When making reservation, there was nothing saying there would be an extra charge of $15.00 a day for an additional driver. The rep said there was nothing he could do to waive the fee and since I reserved through Kayak, they would have to be responsible for refunding the fee. Haven't contacted Kayak yet due to preparing for Hurricane Irma which will soon be upon us.
Jan 4 2017
Black Ford Focus
Pros: It was good on gas. The rear back up screen helped in parking and backing up.
Cons: The car had an ant infestation problem. Every time I shifted to drive it went to the load gear. I picked it up in St. Augustine, not JAX.