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Salem car rental information

Pick-up location Salem
Car types Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Mini, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental locations 7
Airport locations 2
Popular agencies Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Thrifty

Cheap car rentals in Salem

Economy $21/day
Compact $23/day
Intermediate $27/day
Standard $25/day
Full-size $30/day
SUV $32/day
Minivan $36/day
Mini $48/day
Premium $34/day
Luxury $45/day
Convertible $69/day
Commercial $32/day
Van $35/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Salem enterprise
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Salem enterprise
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Salem enterprise
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Salem alamo
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Salem alamo
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Salem hertz
5 Adults, 5 Bags Minivan car in Salem opaquecar
2 Adults, 2 Bags Mini car in Salem national
5 Adults, 5 Bags Premium car in Salem hertz
5 Adults, 5 Bags Luxury car in Salem opaquecar
5 Adults, 3 Bags Convertible car in Salem budget
5 Adults, 3 Bags Commercial car in Salem hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Van car in Salem hertz
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Salem car rental reviews and directory

From $27/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
Most popular
9.0 Excellent (10 reviews)
3 locations in Salem
Enterprise
Locations in Salem
1980 Front St Ne
+1 503 316 0755
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2385 Mission St Se
+1 503 364 1911
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 14:00
Sunday09:00 - 14:00
281 Lancaster Dr Ne
+1 971 240 4516
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Oct 15 2016
Pros: I liked how easy it was to pick up and drop off. Not much paperwork and the people were nice.
10.0 Excellent
Nov 29 2016
Pros: fast service
10.0 Excellent
Dec 21 2016
Fast and Friendly
Pros: The car was clean and the customer service was awesome!
4.4 Okay
Mar 6 2017
Pros: they gave me a car with defect seat belt on the R-side.when I tried to change it they offer me a truck.I told them I have a prostetic leg I can't get into a truck ,is too tall for me.Sorry we can't help , they said,find another Entreprise.(I was in CA, lucky with smart phone !!!) I have to travel 25m.+ to get another car.The new place gave different car,after we changed all the stuff and baggage they came and said "sorry we need to change it again this can't go to Oregon." Move all the stuff again!!!,and no help.Could be better!!
Cons: Poor organized,poor service.
10.0 Excellent
Oct 10 2018
Pros: Customer service was impeccable. All questions answered and courteous.
10.0 Excellent
Jun 17 2019
Pros: Reserving was simple & quick. Check in only took a couple minutes & my car was ready with no waiting.
10.0 Excellent
Aug 11 2019
Pros: Pick up super easy and friendly staff. Good last minute selection
Cons: Cheaper price
10.0 Excellent
Aug 17 2019
Pros: Courteous staff, quick car pick-up and very quick drop off procedures at PDX
Cons: Nothing, really. Very good experience
10.0 Excellent
Oct 21 2019
Pros: Emily was outstanding... She was kind and professional. She listened to my situation and offered me a solution that would work. I was very pleased with my rental.
6.0 Good
May 13 2019
Pros: Very helpful and couteous staff. More than one person came up to us to ask if we were being served which I really liked.
Cons: We did not end up with the car that we booked online & when we arrived there were only 2 cars to choose from. When renting a car I expect a full tank of gas. Ours had 1/2 a tank and I brought it back with more gas than I left it, which is unfair.
From $27/day
Rated #2
Budget
8.5 Excellent (10 reviews)
1 location in Salem
Budget
Locations in Salem
2990 25th Street Southeast
+1 503 362 0041
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent
May 12 2017
Pros: They had one car available on short notice (same day booking)
10.0 Excellent
Jul 10 2016
Excellent service
Pros: I was greeted with a friendly face at both pick up and drop off.
Cons: There was a pending charge on my credit card for much more than I signed for. It didn't go through and the correct amount was charged to my account.
10.0 Excellent
Aug 28 2016
Fast, easy check in
Pros: The clerk at budget was extremely friendly, courteous and fast.
Cons: The car smelled like cigarettes and had a musty odor.
8.0 Excellent
Sep 12 2016
Pros: The Ford Flex is a very comfortable vehicle
Cons: The car was not washed or cleaned on the inside when I picked it up in Salem. They did have the lot person take it around back to spray the car off, but it failed to remove the waterspots on the black car. Normally, not a big deal, but I was attending my daughter's wedding and would have preferred the car look better.
9.2 Excellent
Jul 9 2017
Road trip
Pros: Used car to help someone move so great to have cargo space without having to drive a truck. Lot of power.
Cons: Car wasn't ready as reserved even though I arrived about 45 minutes past scheduled pickup time. Took it dirty, which was mostly on outside. Without us we'd manual was hard to find some things and confused by no gascap
6.4 Good
Aug 24 2017
Terrible customer service at Salem airport pickup/drop off.
Cons: Indian man at counter made horrible mistakes which resulted in not just one but THREE credit cards having a hold for my rental charges...the only three cards I had on me. Had to have my wife Uber to the airport ($40) to bring me another card, as apparently the number/info won't work, he has to run it through his machine. Spent 2 hours trying to pick up a rental car at an airport that has zero customers. I was the only one there. I tried to extend my rental over the phone/online and was not allowed. I had to go back to the airport to turn in my car and rent another. Guess who was waiting at the counter? The Indian man. Guess who did the exact same thing to two credit cards even as I warned him he had done it previously? If renting a car in Salem, Oregon, do yourself a favor and go anywhere but Budget. This guy handles car and truck rentals for Budget and Avis. Steer clear.
10.0 Excellent
Aug 25 2017
Pros: Reasonable one way price.
8.0 Excellent
Sep 5 2017
Quick Return
Pros: Returning the car was simple and quick.
9.6 Excellent
Mar 31 2018
Ford explorer
Pros: Comfortable and unlimited miles, great for the family.
Cons: Everything was great, a little pricey, but great.
5.6 Okay
Jul 9 2019
Pros: The vehicle was clean.
Cons: The customer service from the BUDGET AGENT was poor, to say the least. Very rude people over the phone that make rude comments thinking we can’t hear it. Same thing during drop off at their location, I was planning to pay with my debit card my rental, and the agent says well you should’ve told me
Rated #3
Avis
6.4 Good (4 reviews)
1 location in Salem
Avis
Locations in Salem
2990 25th Street Southeast
+1 503 362 4394
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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Recent reviews
4.4 Okay
Aug 22 2016
Not what I expected
Pros: The ride overall was smooth and had a good amount of storage for what I needed.
Cons: I had placed a Minivan rental for the day and was told that there would be one available only to go in and be given a Kia Sorento. When I asked the agent about the difference, he was both non-empathetic and unapologetic in giving me the replacement type of vehicle. He also did not to do anything to help me with an accommodation or to figure out how to compensate me for the issue. Further, the SUV he gave me had a near flat tire on it. When I brought it back in and told him about it, he attempted to shove my problem onto another employee and then let out a loud, audible sigh as if inconvenienced. He came back after making me wait for 10 minutes, handed me the keys and really did not even say anything in the way of an apology for the time it took to remedy the problem. I do not hold these issues against him personally but he had very poor customer service. Finally, the car had developed a very sour, funky smell that became a bit overpowering in the afternoon. I brought it to the airport agent's attention when I dropped it off and she noticed it as well.
7.2 Good
Sep 6 2016
Pros: Great vehicle upgrade
Cons: Tried to give me a compact vehicle when I rented a full size, then told me It was their only car left and also tried to tell me that it WAS a full size vehicle. Manager immediately changed it when I told him what had happened.
7.6 Good
May 13 2017
Great price
Pros: Cheaper to rent for a day then using Uber 2 times
Cons: Weird smell in car. Need better signage at the airport
6.4 Good
Jul 4 2019
Cons: I wish the car was clean and ready for the next customer however that wasn’t the case, but the clerk adjust the fee, that was okay!
From $22/day
Rated #4
Hertz
Cheapest deal
5.8 Okay (15 reviews)
1 location in Salem
Hertz
Locations in Salem
477 Lancaster Drive Ne
+1 503 566 6644
Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday
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Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Aug 31 2016
Great Service
Pros: Friendly agents who were very helpful.
9.6 Excellent
Feb 22 2017
Pros: Friendly, efficient, staff
Cons: Film on windshield made it hard to see in the rain.
6.4 Good
May 29 2017
Pros: The car was comfortable
Cons: It wasn't ready when I got there to pick it up after I put it order in for a week ahead if they had to clean it and they didn't wash it
2.8 Mediocre
Jul 29 2017
Cons: the
5.2 Okay
Aug 30 2017
No car avaible when we prepaid.
Pros: The car was clean.
Cons: Car was not avaible at pick up time even though we reserved and prepaid online. Huge miscommunication between kayak booking at the Hertz rental location.
2.0 Mediocre
Sep 11 2017
They wouldn't give me the rental yet charged me the money.
Cons: And they were beyond rude in the process.
2.0 Mediocre
Sep 30 2017
Broken promised
Pros: Nothing
Cons: I went to two different Hertz rental car agencies and both of them said they had no cars to give me even though I supposedly have a reservation.
2.0 Mediocre
Nov 28 2017
Cons: Wasn’t warned or informed that I needed a credit card and was told I couldn’t rent a car even with a funds on a bank card. A hold would be done on the card and that was fine but then an additional credit check was proposed even with the option of choosing the insurance. Wasn’t approved to pick the car up after waiting an hour to be told no.
10.0 Excellent
Feb 19 2018
Great service
Pros: I liked the clean and size of the full sized car. Lots of space for our luggage.
Cons: The small lot, so not a lot of options to choose from.
2.0 Mediocre
Feb 20 2018
Closed early
Cons: Scheduled a pickup for Saturday and arrived at the location around 11:50am. The sign said they closed at noon but the door was already locked and nobody was answering the phone. Ended up renting from a different company at the local airport terminal.
Easirent
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1 location in Salem
Easirent
Locations in Salem
McNary Field
Monday00:01 - 23:59
Tuesday00:01 - 23:59
Wednesday00:01 - 23:59
Thursday00:01 - 23:59
Friday00:01 - 23:59
Saturday00:01 - 23:59
Sunday
39 travelers who rented a car in Salem gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.4

Car rental locations in or near Salem

Good to know

Most popular agency Enterprise
Most popular car type Intermediate
Average price $43/day
Good deal $26/day

When to book a rental car in Salem

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Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches
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Top tips for renting a car in Salem

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Salem for $26 or less
  • Book your rental car in Salem at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Salem are around 20% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Full-size rental cars in Salem are around 57% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Salem

How much does it cost to rent a car in Salem?

On average a rental car in Salem costs $43 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Salem?

Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Salem.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Salem?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Enterprise ($21/day), Hertz ($26/day) and Budget ($66/day).

What is the best rental car company in Salem?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Salem are Enterprise (8.5, 12879 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2251 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4185 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Portland airport (PDX)?

Car rental companies onsite at Portland airport include Thrifty, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, Alamo, Budget, Avis and National.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Portland airport (PDX)?

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

What is the cheapest rental car location in Salem?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Enterprise 1980 Front St Ne 97301-0750 (1 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Salem?

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

How much does a Intermediate car rental cost in Salem?

A Intermediate car rental in Salem costs $54 per day, on average.

What is the most popular rental car location in Salem?

In Salem, cars are most frequently rented at Hertz 477 Lancaster Drive Ne (2.59 miles from city center).

How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Salem?

On average a rental car in Salem costs $304 per week ($43 per day).

How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Salem?

On average a rental car in Salem costs $1305 per month ($43 per day).

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