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Fox
fox
Car rental reviews:
Okay (5.7, 278 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
Fox
Locations in San Bruno
780 N Mcdonnell Rd
+1 415 917 2713
  • 5.5
  • 6.2
  • 6.1
  • 5.0
  • 5.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Oct 13 2015
great!
Pros: we've got a great car, clean and comfortable! great service, thx.
Cons: dont use GPS, we got lost few time. Use Waze :)
6.8 Good
Oct 29 2015
Long waiting line
Pros: Price
Cons: Long waiting line. Operations can further improve.
5.6 Okay
Nov 10 2015
Pros: Price
Cons: Car was filthy inside
7.2 Good
Dec 15 2015
Pros: Worked fine. Easy to access by air train.
Cons: There was a huge line to the Fox counter and no to line to any other rental company.
5.2 Okay
Dec 22 2015
Cons: Inside of car was dirty.
6.0 Okay
Feb 23 2016
Poor Car Quality
Pros: I liked the price. Employees were friendly.
Cons: Finding the counter was difficult and then once we Received the car it needed an alignment and it had a foul smell in it when you hit the gas.
5.6 Okay
Mar 24 2016
Long lines. Pushy service.
Pros: Beautiful new car
Cons: The whole set up at SFO is quite tedious. My salesman really pushed an upgrade when I didn't want one for the price. My "cheap" rental ended up being super expensive.
6.4 Good
Apr 5 2016
Pros: The car was new and clean and had a full tank of gas.
Cons: They kept trying to add all sorts of fee's and insisting on extra's and adding them without asking. The total came out to 4x what ways originally agreed to. Then when I complained and said I wasn't paying that price she couldn't figure out how to remove every thing she added. I spent over 2 hours trying to get it all sorted and another hour waiting for the car. It was 2am by the time I got out of there.
6.8 Good
Apr 27 2016
Cons: pick up was very slow. more than an hour in line
4.4 Okay
May 10 2016
Pros: Car was fine.
Cons: Ended up paying 4x the price because I agreed to "full coverage" which was not explained to me at all (it was my first car rental). The guy didn't even tell me what any of it meant. Almost everyone I spoke to mumbled and seemed annoyed when I asked them to repeat themselves. Signage is also just hard to pick out.
Alamo
alamo
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (8.8, 200 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in San Bruno
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
+1 844 370 8302
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Oct 11 2015
Pros: Very fast dropoff, no problems with changing the method of payment.
4.0 Mediocre
Nov 9 2015
Model
Cons: They got me Volvo wagon for the premium car that I reserved. And they sold me navigation but the car already has navigation installed. Poor customer service!!
9.2 Excellent
Dec 4 2015
Pros: Nice Dodge Charger in the Full Size selection Extremely good rate $133/wk all in Clean, economical, first rate
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Mar 26 2016
Pros: George was very friendly and helpful. Definitely will consider Alamo when I visit San Francisco again.
9.6 Excellent
Apr 7 2016
Pros: The pick up and dropping of was excellent, fast and customer friendly
Cons: I returned the car on Saturday as opposed to Sunday morning and did not received any credit for that.
10.0 Excellent
May 5 2016
Pros: Kiosk + fast renting + choosing the car in the category you paid for
7.6 Good
May 10 2016
Cons: insurance opacity
8.4 Excellent
Jun 6 2016
Pros: The dropoff person was very helpful
Cons: The pickup person seemed unhappy and wasn't very friendly. Price was also a bit high but I understand that's SF.
10.0 Excellent
Jun 14 2016
Smooth operation !
Pros: I loved being able to check-in at a machine rather than waiting in line. Loved that I got to select the car on my own from 4 different cars... (and also that the contract read that I can take as much time as I wanted to select) A very easy process through and through.
2.0 Poor
Oct 31 2016
Cons: They got my reservation but refused to give me a car. No explanation was given, and they also refused to give me my money back. I rented a car with another company instead.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (8.7, 130 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
2 locations
Enterprise
Locations in San Bruno
734 San Bruno Ave E
+1 650 873 7413
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
+1 650 697 9200
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
4.4 Okay
Dec 28 2016
Poor communication
Pros: My gf and I went to pick up our rental, never knowing of a $200 deposit that was supposed to be held until return. We had to switch around our funds 3 different times because of her lack of communication. We then went out to the car and the window was broken and finally settled into the new car. Upon returning, they claimed that we had ashes in our car (which is not true) and claimed it would take $150 to clean, so we only got refunded $50 after the whole deposit was taken out days before. We will never be going back.
10.0 Excellent
Jan 2 2017
Pros: People at enterprise were friendly!
10.0 Excellent
Dec 3 2015
Ford Flex
Pros: The simplicity of booking. The attentiveness of staff and their attention to detail. Their willingness to ensure that we received value for money.
Cons: Nil.
10.0 Excellent
Apr 30 2016
Pros: Super friendly and helpful staff. Really fast to get the car and drip off. Clean car.
10.0 Excellent
Jun 2 2016
Pros: Quick return process, kind staff
8.8 Excellent
Sep 8 2016
Pros: Very easy and quick rental return.
10.0 Excellent
Dec 7 2016
Pros: Great value and friendly and fast service. Could not have been better.
8.0 Good
Apr 11 2017
Dcent rental
Pros: Car was mostly clean and in good condition
Cons: Didn't bother to replace the window wiper fluid- it was empty
8.0 Good
Oct 13 2015
Pros: Great staff
Cons: Disorganized drop off
6.8 Good
Oct 18 2015
Not enough information
Pros: The car was great. Given a great SUV for our trip. We had more luggage and enjoyed the extra room
Cons: I was not told about all the additional charges from the airport. I could have gone by cab outside the airport and saved $150.00. They tell you everything about the car except how much it is.
Dollar
dollar
Car rental reviews:
Good (6.9, 104 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in San Bruno
780 Mcdonnell Rd
+1 866 434 2226
  • 6.6
  • 7.5
  • 7.1
  • 6.4
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
Oct 30 2015
Easy to find and no problems
Pros: Simple instructions and a simple system for a drop-off. No complaints
10.0 Excellent
Sep 20 2016
Extremely Helpful
Pros: I had picked up the car in LA and driven it to SF. LA had been awful and overcharged me, refused to correct the billing and told me just to report the charge to the credit card company. When I arrived at SF I spoke immediately to the manager, Sophia, and she apologised and amended everything without hesitation. Complete contrast to my experience at the LAX pick up.
8.8 Excellent
Oct 26 2016
Great Service
Pros: Employees were helpful...and their computers worked well to make their job more efficient. I picked-up car rental very late at nite and the service was excellent!
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Nov 8 2016
Pros: Easy and fast. No BS.
4.8 Okay
Dec 19 2016
Cheaters
Pros: The car was OK
Cons: It felt like a fraud. I booked a car online for 219 USD for six days. The final price when I picked up the car at the counter was 500 USD!!! They definitely use misleading advertising.
10.0 Excellent
Jan 29 2017
Pros: The staff was very friendly and accomodating at the admin line.
Cons: slow line at the car pick up office
7.2 Good
Feb 17 2017
Too pricey compared to the price displayed on the
Pros: Cleanliness of the car
Cons: The price I paid online was good. Then, I had to add a lot more! In total, I paid more than 3 times the price I saw on the website. It's not transparent, so it's not good for the user.
10.0 Excellent
Feb 28 2017
Great price and service
Pros: The car that I received at the price that I paid. Very courteous staff.
Cons: Lines were a little long
9.6 Excellent
Mar 23 2017
Pros: Everything was great on my trip, the car was brand new 5K miles and I appreciated that they moved me up in SUV size at my request for no extra cost.
Cons: The "standard" insurance explanation is designed to make you feel like you better purchase it. If your credit card covers you, as mine does, you don't' need it--you just end up doing a lot of paperwork if you have an accident. OK, but is that worth an extra $120?
10.0 Excellent
Apr 16 2017
Pros: The car .. location .. services All was great .. thank you
Thrifty
thrifty
Car rental reviews:
Good (7.5, 85 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
Thrifty
Locations in San Bruno
780 Mcdonnell Rd
+1 877 283 0898
  • 7.3
  • 8.2
  • 7.8
  • 7.2
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
4.4 Okay
Dec 3 2015
They ripped us off for the toll pass, have not res
Pros: Car was fine
Cons: The agent lied about both gas prices and tolls, so we spent $450 for a rental that should have been about $200. They failed to respond when I complained by email.
5.2 Okay
Oct 1 2016
Price and dropoff
Cons: The price was risen a lot compraring with the final price we had to pay for the vehicle. As you can see my reservation I requested to dropff the car at 5:30 am and we asked and confirm at the pick up point if someone would be at the dropoff location and we were told "yes, is an airport therefore people is 24 hours there" sadly no one was there and we had a flight to catch so we barely made it and we had to drop it roughly .
10.0 Excellent
Feb 8 2017
Pros: Cost of rental.
Cons: Signage getting back to SFO was confusing off 380
8.0 Good
Mar 6 2017
Pros: They let me swap out the car the next day because the seat belts weren't working right with our car seats. The second car was great and no surcharge for doing this.
Cons: The pick up process was way longer than it needed to be. The agent did not have any of my information and asked me if I canceled? She had to redo everything and it was after midnight with our 3 kids we just wanted to get the heck out of there.
6.8 Good
Apr 16 2017
"Special" car ended up being compact
Pros: Quick service at the counter. No up selling.
Cons: I was hoping for something more then the cheapest option when booking the "special" car and paying a bit more to be surprised.
7.2 Good
Oct 16 2015
Car was marred in places inside and out
Pros: The price of my rental couldn't be beat! Returning was a breeze.
Cons: The car was marred on the fabric in several places and had burn marks. The outside was also visibly damaged in places and I was nervous I would be charged for the damage (still waiting to see). The line to pick up my car was long and delayed me about an hour, but all of the airport rental lines at SFO are very long, and this might have been the shortest one. The rental agent was pushy on trying to get me to upgrade, but that's not unique to this company.
2.0 Poor
Oct 19 2015
Pros: I returned the car in Newport Beach so did not use Thrifty in SF.
2.0 Poor
Oct 26 2015
long wait at Thrifty rental car counter in SFO
Cons: We waited almost 2 hours in line at the Thrifty rental car counter at SFO
7.6 Good
Oct 28 2015
Pros: Newer vehicle, easy pick-up and drop-off.
Cons: Car was a bit dirty and windows streaked. Could of made sure the car was clean and ready to go for the next customer.
4.8 Okay
Nov 1 2015
Pros: Clean, comfortable car for a good price
Cons: Waited over an hour and a half after a very long flight to pick up our car. We have a 2 year old and this is completely unacceptable. If I could have gone to another company at that time I would have. Will most likely never use Thrifty again. The price isn't that good for such a long wait.
Hertz
Car rental reviews:
Good (7.5, 35 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
2 locations
Hertz
Locations in San Bruno
780 Mcdonnell Road
+1 650 624 6600
958 El Camino Real
+1 650 876 1866
  • 7.3
  • 8.3
  • 7.9
  • 6.5
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent
Nov 8 2016
check in
Pros: comfortable, however, no space for luggage. Car was in excellent shape. Pretty clean but maybe could use air freshener.
Cons: At check in, I had to wait because that large of a van was not available at check in. Car was clean just smelled a little.
2.8 Mediocre
Aug 12 2016
Criminals
Cons: These jack holes jacked up the price almost $200 on pick up. And didn't include a jack (or a tire) in the boot to boot! Service was some jacked out green-screen operator on a creepy skype call thing at the airport, and then my clan and I had to walk. And walk. And walk. "Why are we walking, p'pa?" asked my young daughter. "Did we not make a success at the hiring of an automobile? America is very great, but why is there so much walking to come to an automobile you have just sold grand m'ma's jewels to hire? P'pa... p'pa, I'm getting hungry. Is it much further?" Our poor son Edmund died of typhoid, and we lost half our supplies trying to fjord the river. Nothin' but hate, you profiteering money gluttons. Toodles.
8.0 Good
Aug 22 2016
Cons: I hate how they try to nickel and dime you
3.6 Mediocre
Aug 29 2016
Upselling and poor communication
Pros: Nice car, easy return
Cons: I prepaid for my car on the website ($230). When I went to pick up the car, I went through the standard up-sells and declined them (~10 minutes of saying no). When it came time to give me a car, the up-sells became less obvious and the sales person led me to believe that the cost I was reviewing was the price I paid online. She showed me cars that were way above what I had paid ($500) for about 20 minutes as I continually kept our conversation focused on the price I had already paid. She then offered me a car "30 dollars cheaper than I had paid" ($200 total) and I took it. Turns out that $200 was in addition to the $230 I had already paid. Even though I asked for confirmation that I was not paying more than I had prepaid, it retrospect, she never actually answered that question outright - she never lied, just dodged. I feel played and Hertz now feels like a sleazy company. I'll go with any of the other multiple car rental companies next time.
6.0 Okay
Sep 3 2016
A bit of a hassle at drop off
Cons: There was a significant scrape on the car when we picked it up. They claimed it was our responsibility. We were in a rush to get to a flight but they made us fill out paperwork. I argued that if their records were correct to begin with, we wouldn't have to risk missing our flight.
7.6 Good
Sep 12 2016
Fine
Pros: Car was fine. Clean. Pickup was easy.
Cons: $186 for a one-day, one-way rental seemed excessive.
8.0 Good
Sep 12 2016
Good value rental
Pros: Good value rental.
Cons: Car hadn't been well cleaned since last rental.
5.6 Okay
Sep 23 2016
Cons: Outrageous SFO fees.
5.6 Okay
Oct 2 2016
Mixed bag
Pros: The people we dealt with were friendly. Drop-off was easy and quick. The car was clean and in good shape.
Cons: Pick-up at SFO was bad. The first agent (a video representative) couldn't find the stall the car was supposed to be in. The second agent (after standing in a second line, of course) found the car's location. When we went to get it, the third agent informed us the car had already been given to someone else. This person then gave us a different kind of car, which magically had the same exact rate as what we had prepaid.
8.8 Excellent
Oct 19 2016
Cons: Only had 2 people working the counter. Waited 30 min in line.
National
national
Car rental reviews:
Excellent (8.6, 6 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
National
Locations in San Bruno
780 North Mcdonnell Rd
+1 844 370 8301
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.3
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
Apr 9 2016
Cons: So absurd to have to give a printed voucher to national when they have the reservation in their it system And they don't want to print it for you Ladies at the pick up asked for it but the guy at the return was more flexible
10.0 Excellent
May 18 2016
Great car, great service
Pros: Great car, great service
Cons: Nothing
5.6 Okay
Feb 5 2016
Don't buy insurance through kayak
Cons: I bought the insurance through kayak when I requested the rental car and then at pick up the national person tried to get me to buy more insurance because the insurance I got wasn't valid. Everyone tries to rip you off.
10.0 Excellent
Feb 29 2016
Great experience
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Aug 20 2016
Pros: quick and easy getting a vehicle ( important when its 3am and you've got 3 kids under 5 with you.)
8.0 Good
Aug 29 2016
Pros: good service
Cons: had to pay more than was quoted
Firefly
firefly
Car rental reviews:
Good (7.2, 1 reviews)
Car rental locations in San Bruno:
1 location
Firefly
Locations in San Bruno
1815 Old Bayshore Highway
+1 650 552 9401
  • 6.0
  • 10.0
  • 8.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
7.2 Good
May 13 2016
Cons: They add airport taxes that I couldn't find on the Web, and the price for being under 25 was higher than the one I saw online.
839 travelers who rented a car in San Bruno gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.3

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