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Sacramento, CA
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From $67/dayRated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.1 Excellent (141 reviews)
12 locations in Sacramento
Enterprise
Locations in Sacramento
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreFeb 26 2022
They didn’t have the car that I reserved. I tried to contact Kayak to let you know that they didn’t, so that I wouldn’t be penalized, and I never heard back. The fact that they didn’t have a van put me in a very tough position, as I desperately needed a van to transport items for a tradeshow, and had no choice but to pay double what I was going to pay with Enterprise to rent a van through Avis. And I was lucky to even get the van through Avis, as I spent hours trying to find a van. Very disappointing experience.
1.9 HorribleJul 13 2021
piceline sent me cost of $660.04 for 12 day rental, when i returned truck the cost was $1271.69 dont ever trust priceline or enterprise again total rip off !!! and reuck was to be smoke free and it stunk like chain smokers used it. horrible experience
2.0 MediocreJun 14 2021
Booked for SMF airport and your system relocated my pick up elsewhere in Sacramento and had the return back to Sac rather than Oakland. Disaster won’t be using your service again. Took me 3 hrs to get another car and on the road AND paid $122 per day instead of 70. 💩 phew
4.0 OkayFeb 25 2021
I requested a SUV and i got a smaller car that smells
4.0 OkayDec 6 2020
Kayak quoted me around $400 to rent a car for the specified period of time. When I arrived at the Enterprise location, they told me that the cheapest option they had available was going to cost around $900 (including insurance). I had no choice because of the situation I was in, but I was incredibly disappointed that Kayak's quote was so far off. If I had known it would have cost that much, I absolutely would not have rented from this location. I will probably not be using Kayak anymore.
10.0 ExcellentNov 1 2020
Great customer service and everything was ready.Offer discount for future rentals.
5.6 OkayOct 6 2020
The drop off is stressful being charged for extra days
8.0 ExcellentOct 4 2020
Friendly staffCar smelled like cigarette smoke.
2.0 MediocreAug 30 2020
I reserved a car and they didn't have any cars.
8.4 ExcellentAug 12 2020
Yes, nice and quick.The cost of my rental car was twice the amount of my flight...honestly!!
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From $69/dayRated #2
Dollar
7.5 Good (258 reviews)
1 location in Sacramento
Dollar
Locations in Sacramento
  • 7.9
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodApr 26 2022
The agent didn't clarify that the insurance was optional and didn't explain the fueling options.
6.0 GoodApr 10 2022
We literally waited an hour in a long line to pick up our car. There were two agents working. They both looked bored and were not working quickly at all. There were twenty people in the line. When we finally got served we were told that the type of car we had reserved wouldn't be available for 20-30 minutes, or we could pay more for an upgrade. My spouse and I are retired and have traveled for 40+ years together. This is the worst pickup we have ever experienced. However, the car was fine and return was easy.
10.0 ExcellentApr 5 2022
The car wasn't ready so we had to wait 40 minutes for it, and when we got it, it was not really clean, they did a quick wash. Returning it was easy and quick. Overall I am happy with the service.
8.0 ExcellentMar 21 2022
Easy check in. Wasn’t pressured into any add in’s. Clean car with good pick up. Wind shield had that inside crud on it which was hard when sun came in but they said they would clean when I reported it
2.0 MediocreMar 15 2022
Had to wait 2 hours to pick up the car because the car wasn’t ready and there were a bunch of other people waiting as well.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 25 2022
Good service
10.0 ExcellentFeb 25 2022
Easy check in and return procedures.
2.0 MediocreFeb 21 2022
really upset. When we picked up the car we had prepaid. I understand taking credit cards for deposits. I was charged for insurance I did not request. $104
10.0 ExcellentJan 17 2022
Pick up was quick, efficient and the agent was very professional and extremely helpful!
2.0 MediocreDec 27 2021
Car broke down and ruined the trip
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From $74/dayRated #3
Budget
Most popular
7.5 Good (221 reviews)
4 locations in Sacramento
Budget
Locations in Sacramento
  • 7.9
  • 7.9
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreMay 3 2022
Pick-up took significant time due to customer volume. Car smelled strongly like pot and cigarette smoke.
10.0 ExcellentApr 24 2022
Had to wait awhile when I arrived for pick up and was told they may not have the hybrid I reserved, they found it (apparently only one) and then we had to wait while they cleaned it
2.0 MediocreApr 22 2022
I rented with Budget since it is a bigger company thinking that I would get great customer service but was I wrong. When I got to the rental to check in there was only one agent working, no cars available, and I had to wait 2.5 hrs to get my rental. Due to that I missed my business meeting, which I had to reschedule for the next day. My travel plan in whole was delayed due to the lack of customer service that was provided to me. Got charged an extra fee since I dropped the rental late. This is the worse experience I've had with a rental company.
10.0 ExcellentMar 7 2022
Quick and easy pick up process not so much for the drop off process, but overall everything was pretty good! Would definitely recommend.
6.0 GoodMar 6 2022
I arrived late due to flight delay and called the budget number thru Google. They verified my reservation and told me they would hold the car. When I arrived at the office the lady at the desk told me thats not true and that I never "called us at the branch." As a consumer I didn't know that it wasn't the right number and she argued w me that I was saying heresay and that she doesn't run a business that way...as I tried to explain that I dont know how I would have known how to do what she was asking me she yelled, "im not arguing with you!"....it was the weirdest experience how hostile she was...LUCKILY the other lady helping me found me a van to take and since I wasn't sure I was even going to get a car, I was grateful. Learning lesson...if you are late or have questions, call the actual branch that hold the cars, they appear to be franchises and the budget that answers the phone online don't know the rules....good luck w that.
2.0 MediocreFeb 27 2022
The budget attendant in Sacramento airport wrote the wrong return location in Reno which caused a lots of stressful complications and delay during the return in Reno airport.
10.0 ExcellentJan 4 2022
Excellent costumer service.
4.0 OkayDec 31 2021
Massive lines. Charged us extra because they didn’t have our reserved car size in Stockton
10.0 ExcellentNov 17 2021
No wait, and quick service. The car only had 3,000 miles on it.
10.0 ExcellentOct 25 2021
Value for the money and the excellent service provided by the agent.
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From $49/dayRated #4
Thrifty
7.3 Good (184 reviews)
2 locations in Sacramento
Thrifty
Locations in Sacramento
  • 7.7
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 6.9
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentMay 10 2022
When I hve a reservation for 2pm p/u, arrive at the counter at 1:50pm, and am told I may have to wait for a while because they have no cars in my rental class ready, I get little miffed. After I declined to accept that scenario, the rep located another vehicle to expedite my departure.
4.0 OkayMay 2 2022
Overcharged me
2.0 MediocreDec 10 2021
Horrible experience I will never book with thrifty rentals and I would never rent through kayak either a complete and miserable headache it’s definitely worth the extra money to just rent through a reputable company and cut out the worthless middle man. first and last time for me…..
6.0 GoodNov 15 2021
The associates at the pick up were very friendly and the service was quick! What was disappointing about it was I purchased insurance from a company on their rental site, then was told that they didn't accept that insurance!?? Sooo I bought a policy that they don't honor. I called the "insurance" company but after golding for 15 minutes decided to hang up ( not how I wanted to start my vacation)! Also, the car that I "thought" I was getting was no longer available and was given a mediocre car with dirty windows. The unlimited mileage is a good thing though...
1.9 HorribleSep 7 2021
Pick up was delayed by 1hr and we did not get adequate updates from the counter service members. We also felt very pressured into getting extra insurance coverage by the counter service employee and overall did not have a great experience.
1.9 HorribleAug 15 2021
Scammers. Put an advance deposit on the rental, then they charged the my credit card for $230 at the counter. Only after the paperwork was complete did they tell me it would be a TWO HOUR WAIT FOR A CAR! They gestured where I could sit and wait, amid FIFTY PEOPLE similarly situated. Then, the to extend my $96 car one more day they charged $175! TOTAL SCAMMERS.!
7.9 GoodJul 31 2021
Pickup counter was understaffed and I waited about 30 minutes to pick up the car. At night it was hard to see, but in daylight I noticed the car seats had some candy stains from previous renters. The car was a slightly upgraded size from what I reserved, and I'm confident it was the best price I could have gotten for those dates.
4.0 OkayJul 4 2021
Pick up for our vehicle was inordinately long.
8.0 ExcellentJun 15 2021
Vehicle was clean and performed well.We waited an hour and a half to get the car because there were two agents at the counter and one hundred people in line. Everybody was furious. Mainly because the price of the rental was triple of what it normally is. I had to rent a car. They stole money from me. That price should have been illegal. I'm still pissed off about that price!
6.0 GoodJun 5 2021
Friendly staff, easy drop offThe extra $100 I had to pay above and beyond what kayak.com said I would pay which turned out to be about $100/day. Kayak had me pay upfront and then pay on pick- up. I had to pay another $100 when I dropped off the car - state taxes they said. I was not happy.
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From $53/dayRated #5
Hertz
7.1 Good (509 reviews)
5 locations in Sacramento
Hertz
Locations in Sacramento
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
  • 7
  • 6.9
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentMay 11 2022
Friendly customer service. No problems with the rental. Check out was a little slow.
10.0 ExcellentMay 5 2022
Everything went great and smooth. Finding the car return area signs were the only minor issue. We found the lot no problem but finding the return area was.
6.0 GoodApr 12 2022
The car smelled like pot strongly. Gag me. 😝
10.0 ExcellentMar 24 2022
Hertz provided great service. But I didn't realize my Kayak rental was spun off to Priceline. Will avoid this in the future!
2.0 MediocreMar 11 2022
Did not have vehicle selected. I had to upgrade. Did not rent.
8.0 ExcellentJan 10 2022
Like to the fuel economy and ability to get the car fast and drop off fast. Is not a big fan of the size of the vehicle what are you gonna do
8.0 ExcellentJan 7 2022
The car was dirty and smelled
10.0 ExcellentJan 1 2022
Pick up and drop off was so easy and staff helpful and friendly. Definitely will use Hertz for my next rental.
10.0 ExcellentJan 1 2022
Due to flight cancellation in December 2021 we took one way rental from Sacramento to Seattle. The staff was great at pick up but also drop off. The car, GMC Acadia was surprisingly good. A small turbo engine but very efficient with gas consumption. Clean and comfortable, handled the road conditions very well and it was super fast, easy to over speed in the high way.
10.0 ExcellentDec 31 2021
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From $75/dayRated #6
Payless
6.8 Good (236 reviews)
1 location in Sacramento
Payless
Locations in Sacramento
  • 6.8
  • 7
  • 6.7
  • 6.4
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreMay 12 2022
The car I got was low on oil and needed service. After driving to my hotel in Los Angeles I called emergency roadside service and they told me to drive it to LAX (40min away at night or 1hr+ in the day) to switch cars. Payless won’t come swap the car out for you. I decided to go in the middle of the night even though I was exhausted because my day was too busy. Roadside service told me it was open 24hrs but it wasn’t! Afterwards I couldn’t get through to them on the phone so I just drove the car for another day. When I turned the car in I told the person what happened expecting some sort of price break for the trouble. Instead I got a lecture about how I should have brought the car back to them right away. Never again would I rent a car from them.
4.0 OkayMay 11 2022
Pick up in Sacramento went very well. The actual pick up was through the Budget Counter. Pick up was organized, friendly and ready upon arrival. The actual car however had some safety issues that I felt should have been addressed before renting. 1. Tires--the tread on the passenger tires had been so worn, that you could not see the raised lettering of the tire name. And to think I traveled from Lake Tahoe to Reno in a snowstorm on those tires does not sit well with me. 2. The hood almost looked like it was opened because of the gap on the driver side. It seemed twisted. 3. There was blue tape on the bottom of the bumper indicating the previous driver had scraped the side. 4. I had 600 miles until the oil needed changed. I have never gotten into a rental car where I had a warning that the oil needed changed. I feel these were serious issues that put my family in danger. When I addressed that with the drop off location--it did not seem serious to them and they felt that it was just the car. I will pay the higher cost for a safer car for the next rental.
8.0 ExcellentJan 7 2022
Reasonable rate, nice upgrade available, ez in-n-out both ends of transaction and no horror story to tell!
2.0 MediocreDec 29 2021
Check engine light was on the whole time. Windshield wipers were in bad condition. Key battery became low.
6.0 GoodDec 28 2021
The car seats were stained and there was some weird bag stuck in the grill of car. It also was not the car I reserved and was essentially told oh well
2.0 MediocreNov 8 2021
This was the worst rental experience I've ever had!!! Didn't have what I requested. Gave me a car with no spare tire. Left me stranded on the side of the road with two flat tires. Roadside assistance didn't pick me up for over nine hours! Then had to drive me 2.5 hours back to the airport. Didn't arrive until 2:30 am! Where I slept in the back seat. Being at the airport 7 hours before my flight!!! I will never book a car through kayak or payless and will make sure nobody else in my friends or family does either!
10.0 ExcellentNov 8 2021
The car was very nice at a reasonable price as compared to other companies. It was a little worn and dirty in some areas, though. Still a great value.
5.9 OkaySep 27 2021
I filled my tank before dropping off my car and was charged almost $60 for gas. When I called the agent said he would reverse the charge and I would receive a new receipt. Still waiting……
3.9 MediocreSep 19 2021
Waited close to an hour to pick up my car due to no agents at the counter! Why isn't this contactless service by now?
5.9 OkayAug 17 2021
The drop off was a bit odd, the location is away from the airport so I went to drop off but they were closed at noon and gave the option to drop keys off or go back to the airport and drop it off there. Wished there was more communication about that instead of having to go back and forth.
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From $71/dayRated #7
Alamo
8.7 Excellent (55 reviews)
1 location in Sacramento
Alamo
Locations in Sacramento
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
9.2 ExcellentApr 20 2017
priceyNice car with all the latest bells and whistles$72 per day is unreasonably high.
8.0 ExcellentApr 12 2017
Quick rental processMini van or pick-up truck were the only option. Traveling alone for business these options were not too appealing
8.0 ExcellentApr 11 2017
Easy procesi like the easy of getting the car. the guy that checked us in to get the car was ok. the drop off was much friendlier. the ease at dropoff was very easy. Brian
8.0 ExcellentApr 3 2017
Had a smell when we picked up.
7.6 GoodMar 27 2017
I requested a specific model of car and was able to get it. There was no line at the pickup counter.The windows and mirrors were not very clean.
10.0 ExcellentMar 27 2017
ease of use and good pricing
8.0 ExcellentMar 21 2017
Great valueWe got a great deal with this rental. Car worked out great and was as expected. Drop off was excellent too, fasts and rep was really friendly.On arrival/pickup we did not have a good interaction with the rep. He was very confusing, stating that our vehicle did not have 4wd and wanted to upgrade me and charge me more. This was frustrating as I had called prior to booking to try to secure a 4wd vehicle. I decided against the additional upgrade and he still wanted to charge me more $ even though I had already prepaid and looked at me like I was crazy when I told him he prepaid. Fortunately we got in the car and there was a 4wd function as had been advertised.
6.8 GoodMar 8 2017
Less than promised- not a Toyota RAV4 but a 2WD JeWhen our car was unsafe to make it over the mountain pass in snow, a local Enterprise dealer allowed us to drop it off without crossing the mountains. He suggested that we might get a more snow-worthy vehicle from Enterprise, but we did not pursue that and found alternate transportation.We expected and needed a 4WD SUV. The car provided at Sacramento was not that, and getting the type of vehicle we expected required an upgrade. So we took what was provided. But when it was time to return the car, the mountain passes required either 4WD or chains and we did not have that. Our rental was billed as RAV4 or "similar"..but similar meant just another vehicle of similar size, not one that performs as well.
6.0 GoodMar 4 2017
The car was nice and the price affordable. It was only a short shuttle from the airport. The people at the drop-off were also super nice.The pickup was not pleasant. My flight had been delayed for four hours and I was sick, so I was exhausted and not feeling well when I arrived since I also had not eaten much all day. I was told the car was going to be driven around the side of the building for me to pick up. They handed me the keys, told me it was some kind of Nissan and didn't say the color or anything. I walked around the side of the building and a BUNCH of cars had been driven up, including a Nissan that was not my car. I couldn't find my car. I had to walk back around the building and the counter staff seemed annoyed I needed help. I was almost in tears at this point because I was so tired. I just needed a little help and kindness. It turned out the car had not been driven up and was across the parking lot. The guy walked me halfway too it then handed me the keys and made a vague gesture before turning back to the building without a word.
8.4 ExcellentFeb 27 2017
Staff at Location Was Great, Phone Support Not SoMy flight got delayed past the time they were supposed to close. Some of the other rental places in the same building were closed and people weren't able to get their vehicles. Alamo stayed open at least an hour past closing time to help out, and if they minded staying late for work I would have never noticed. Very friendly, great service.The phone support was pretty poor. The first lady I talked to before my flight left was friendly and polite, but all she could tell me was "They usually stay open if flights are delayed, but it's Friday night, so it depends..." What does that even mean? Anyway, she said she'd put a note on my rental saying that I'd be arriving late, and she told me to call back as soon as I got in. I called Alamo's main support number again as soon as I landed, but the guy on the phone insisted that they'd be closed since it was a little after their listed closing time. I already knew their listed closing time, I explained, but the lady I talked to before my flight had said they would probably stay open a little later so maybe he could check for me? He gave me a number for the local branch so I could try to call them (apparently he couldn't put me on hold and do it himself because that would've been too helpful). It rang through to voice mail twice, but the message didn't mention Alamo at all. I assume he gave me the wrong number, or maybe I wrote it down wrong (it wouldn't have mattered if he'd just called them for me like a decent customer service person would do). So now I was pretty sure I was screwed. I called back to the main number and got the same guy, and he was totally unhelpful again. All I wanted at that point was anything helpful about what I could do if they were closed (could I cancel, get a discount, sleep on the floor in the rentals building, or what?), but the only thing he told me was "you can go there tomorrow morning when they open." Even if he couldn't help, a little bit of understanding or politeness would've been great, but no such luck. Maybe if I'm being generous it wasn't the worst customer service I've ever had, but if so it wasn't by much. Thankfully the guy didn't know what the hell he was talking about and they were still open so it didn't matter.
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From $46/dayRated #8
E-Z Rent-A-Car
Cheapest deal
7.7 Good (76 reviews)
1 location in Sacramento
E-Z Rent-A-Car
Locations in Sacramento
  • 8
  • 8.2
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentFeb 3 2018
Great car at great price!The counter clerk was nice and renting the car was easy. The car itself was spacious and had good features. The return process was super easy and took about 30 seconds.Nothing
6.0 GoodJan 29 2018
Car smellCar smelled like someone had been smoking. Very disappointed since we hate smoking.
2.0 MediocreJan 25 2018
Fiasco!NothingTried to overcharge me for insurance. The car was filthy. The seats were grease stained and the bumper was held on with tape. At freeway speed it shook so bad it was unsafe! I was in a hurry to get to a business meeting or I would have walked out. Never again!
10.0 ExcellentJan 15 2018
EZ Car RentalIt was very easy. Best I’ve ever done.
8.0 ExcellentDec 14 2017
Friendly service, priceMy car Kia Soul. Did not like the car itself. Garbage was still left in car from previous renter.
2.0 MediocreDec 11 2017
Not what it appeared...I was charged almost 50$ just to make the reservation. There were multiple hidden fees. Price point was way too much.
6.8 GoodSep 5 2017
Pickup and return agents were friendly. Car was good, nice to have Siruis XM, LTE hot spot and Apple CarPlay.Waited over 45 minutes in line for only 3 guests in front of me. The system seemed very unorganized. Agent had to run back and forth to car lot multiple times to get keys. First car he got for us was apparently already rented. No inspection was done upon check out, this is a huge RED FLAG. It was up to us to go over the car and markup the damage report in a dark parking lot with little light after waiting forever in line. Upon return the agent was very critical of every piece of damage. Luckily we had caught everything and had marked it on the inspection form.
10.0 ExcellentMay 10 2017
Fast service, good pricing, nice car.
3.6 MediocreApr 16 2017
Upsoldget there safelyThey took advantage of the customer as there was a big storm and upsold me for a slightly better SUV that had all wheel driv. I had preciously rented an all whell drive suv and they confirmed over phone it was, but when I get there they tell me ita 2wheel drive and will cost 165% of my original reservation tk get a all wheel drive vehicle, not even 4x4. Just terrible business practice.
3.6 MediocreApr 10 2017
Up Sold, under deliveredThat I made it safe in the snowstormSince there was a big storm, I called ahead to confirm SUV had 4x4 or all wheel drive and was told most had all wheel drive and it wouldn't cost more than $20/day for 4wheel drive. That said, I did not cancel and book a 4x4 at similar price with another rental company. When I arrived the prices got much higher and told no SUV's have al wheel drive, so I was forced to buy a more expensive vehicle and it was a very dated old jeep. I paid 165% of the original booking for an SUV! Never again.
From $66/dayRated #9
Avis
7.2 Good (90 reviews)
4 locations in Sacramento
Avis
Locations in Sacramento
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.1
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentMay 6 2022
Renting from avis at sacramento airport was fast and easy. Car was clean and ready
8.0 ExcellentApr 11 2022
I couldn’t believe all the taxes and extra fees
4.0 OkayMar 10 2022
Weird requirements to rent.
2.0 MediocreJan 13 2022
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10.0 ExcellentDec 31 2021
Expedient customer service inspite of our delayed flight and arrival. Avis Rep gave us a good deal to an upgraded SUV that was suitable for our travels to snowy conditions.
1.9 HorribleSep 22 2021
This place would not let me pick up the car. I didn’t have a credit card on me just debit cards and a credit card in my apple wallet but of course the equipment is too old and they can’t take apple wallet cards. I was stranded! Luckily Hertz let me rent withe a deposit, of course it was double the price to rent a car on the day of but what could I do. Avis policy and equipment caused a horrible experience and I will never use them again
1.9 HorribleAug 9 2021
We were told that we were being upgraded from a Toyota Camry but when we got to the car it was a Hyundai Elantra -so not really clear on how that was an upgrade. We were in a big hurry to get to an appointment, so did the cursory exterior walk around and headed out. It was’t until we had been in the car for a bit when we realized how filthy it was. The cloth seats were disgusting with gunk stuck to them, especially in the back, but just stained everywhere and smelly. There were also rips in the floor mats. When I returned the car after a couple of days and mentioned that the car was grossly dirty and they should attend to it before subjecting another customer -he just walked away. No apology or anything. So much for their cleaning and sanitization practices.
5.9 OkayAug 3 2021
My Toyota Corolla, was substituted with a Toyota Prius. I was not expecting a hybrid. I had to learn how to drive it. It was not a good experience.
7.9 GoodAug 3 2021
Information regarding appointment time, and deposits were different than on the website. Also Debit/Credit Card requirements for ID was not explained on the website. This caused problems.
2.0 MediocreJun 25 2021
The rental car we requested was not available, so the Avis in Sacramento gave us a different model. After a few hours of driving, the oil light came on. We stopped and discovered that the dip stick had not been secured and the engine had been spewed all over the engine. We then went to a roadside mechanic who informed us the engine was almost completely out of oil. This occured directly before we were driving down the Pacific Coast Highway around Big Sur, California. If the engine light had alerted us 20 minutes later that the engine was almost out of oil, we wouldve been stranded along the coast without cell service in an extremely remote location. Completely unacceptable.
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From $101/dayRated #10
National
8.5 Excellent (4 reviews)
1 location in Sacramento
National
Locations in Sacramento
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 3 2017
The staff is great. The car I rented was excellent
4.0 OkayOct 19 2016
Stripped van. Seats uncomfortable. No back up camera. I am elite status yet I was offeredno choice and directed to a specific van parked in back saying it was "reserved" for me. It was so lacking amenities I thought I was driving a van from the 90s. I expected much more!
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From $53/dayRated #11
Airport Van
4.6 Okay (18 reviews)
2 locations in Sacramento
Airport Van
Locations in Sacramento
  • 4.5
  • 4.5
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.5
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJul 9 2020
I never rented as when I called to be picked up from the airport they said they close earlier than the time we agreed for me to drop the car and suggested I should rent from somewhere else
2.0 MediocreJun 25 2020
The office was closed without explanation and made us late for our trip as we had to find another rental. Their phone numbers are mostly disconnected. Super unprofessional.Everything.
2.0 MediocreJun 24 2020
Staff was extremely unprofessional and does not take accountability for their lack of thoroughness with their product. The van we rented was in severe need of a check-up - tail lights not working, oil change, alignment, electrical, etc.... when this brought to their attention they only made excuses and told us “well, you rented a van.” They didn’t care. Don’t rent a van from this company.
2.0 MediocreJun 22 2020
Nothing. Place appears to be close.They don't exist and they need to stop being advertised on the site. Their phone is disconnected and they don't answer. I even looked them up online and called a different number.
10.0 ExcellentJun 10 2020
I don’t think anything could have been better. I was perfectly happy!
2.0 MediocreJun 6 2020
I waited at the rental company for two hours and no one ever arrived to rent me a vehicle. I tried reaching them by phone and email, but still haven’t heard back from them.I needed a car, but ended up going to another company the following day.
2.0 MediocreApr 25 2020
The phone number listed to contact them to call for the van drop off was no longer in service.
2.0 MediocreMar 26 2018
No cars available!Getting out of there!We drove 40 miles to this location because we couldn’t find a seven passenger vehicle available anywhere else. Upon arrival they informed us that they had no vehicles available, and weren’t sure when they would be available. We waited for about 20 minutes before leaving and going to try our luck at the airport, because we were on a time crunch. There were two other couples in the same situation as us. All three waiting for vehicles. The staff were unhelpful and seemed frantic; not the service i was hoping for after a 40 mile drive!
2.0 MediocreMar 2 2018
SlowThey took too long to show up. I hope my money has been returned. I rented from some other agency.
2.0 MediocreDec 8 2017
Phone out of order!! :(Cancelled reservation — was a nightmareThe rental is offsite, not at the rental counter. You are suppose to call a number for them to send a van to pick you up, but the number was out of order. That wasn’t a good sign, so we cancelled the reservation.
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Top tips for renting a car in Sacramento

  • While many of Sacramento's best features, including the State Capitol, are located in the downtown area and walking or public transportation are the best ways to go around, renting a car is a great option for travelers looking to explore other destinations outside the city. Driving is the best way to get to nearby places that are a must-see on every itinerary, such as California's Gold Country region, which lies on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Range. Tahoe City, located by the Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, is a two-hour drive from Sacramento. For an unforgettable wine tasting experience, drive to Napa Valley, which is only about an hour west of Sacramento.
  • All the big car rental agencies can be found at Sacramento International Airport (SMF), at the rental car terminal. There is a free shuttle bus service that stops at the rental car terminal, and it runs every 10 minutes or so from both Terminals A and B.
  • Because it was built on a grid, Sacramento is usually easy to navigate when driving. However, some areas may have unmarked one-way streets, so make sure you check in which direction the cars are parked if you end up in a confusing intersection. This city also has pretty chilly winters, so make sure you are extra careful when driving if the weather conditions aren't ideal.
  • Sacramento has experienced an increase in congestion during rush hour in recent years, so avoid driving between 7 - 9 a.m., and then again between 3:30 - 6 p.m, as it can easily add one or more hours to your travel time. Both Highway 50 and the I5 experience high traffic levels during rush hour. If you have somewhere to be, plan ahead and leave yourself plenty of time to avoid being late.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Sacramento for $57 or less
  • Book your rental car in Sacramento at least 7 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard rental cars in Sacramento are around 25% cheaper than other car types, on average

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