Tacoma car rentals

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Tacoma car rental information

Pick-up location Tacoma
Car types Commercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Convertible, Coupe, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Mini, Minivan, Open air all terrain, Passenger Van, Pickup Truck, Premium, Premium SUV, Premium coupe, SUV, Standard, Standard SUV, Standard station wagon, Supplier Choice
Rental locations 7
Popular agencies Turo, Fox, Avis, Thrifty, Alamo

Cheap car rentals in Tacoma

Economy $21/day
Compact $23/day
Intermediate $24/day
Standard $26/day
Full-size $28/day
Minivan $28/day
Full-size SUV $35/day
Mini $21/day
Premium $28/day
Luxury $35/day
Pickup Truck $34/day
Premium SUV $44/day
Supplier Choice $27/day
Compact SUV $28/day
Standard SUV $29/day
Intermediate SUV $29/day
Open air all terrain $37/day
Standard station wagon $37/day
Commercial $37/day
Luxury SUV $44/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Economy car in Tacoma
avis
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact car in Tacoma
avis
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate car in Tacoma
avis
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard car in Tacoma
turo
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size car in Tacoma
avis
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Minivan car in Tacoma
fox
5 Adults, 2 Bags
Full-size SUV car in Tacoma
fox
2 Adults, 2 Bags
Mini car in Tacoma
turo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium car in Tacoma
turo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Luxury car in Tacoma
opaquecar
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Pickup Truck car in Tacoma
thrifty
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Premium SUV car in Tacoma
alamo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Supplier Choice car in Tacoma
rentawreck
4 Adults, 2 Bags
Compact SUV car in Tacoma
fox
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard SUV car in Tacoma
fox
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Intermediate SUV car in Tacoma
fox
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Open air all terrain car in Tacoma
thrifty
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Standard station wagon car in Tacoma
thrifty
5 Adults, 3 Bags
Commercial car in Tacoma
turo
5 Adults, 5 Bags
Luxury SUV car in Tacoma
alamo
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 24 hours.

Tacoma car rental reviews and directory

From $44/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
9.1 Excellent (10 reviews)
3 locations in Tacoma
Enterprise
Locations in Tacoma
10121 Pacific Avenue
+1 253 531 4552
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4840 Washington South
+1 253 475 4500
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 16:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
940 Market Street
+1 253 573 1055
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
  • 9.4
  • 8.6
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  • 9.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Feb 11 2017
Pros: Fast service, nice upgrade
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Feb 6 2017
Great service
Pros: Very friendly and helpful staff. Offered options for car.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Feb 15 2017
Great Service!
Pros: Great service, fast/easy pick up and drop off, friendly CS, no problems with car, upgrades and discounts. A+!
10.0 Excellent
May 26 2019
Pros: The staff was really helpful and friendly. No pressure to buy insurance, which was supplied by my credit card.
Cons: Nothing. I'd definitely use them again!
8.8 Excellent
Jun 11 2019
Cons: After hours drop off!
9.2 Excellent
Aug 25 2016
Pros: The staff was professional and helpful.
Cons: The car I picked up was just being returned so the cleaning was quickly done and not up to their usual standards.
6.0 Good
Nov 3 2016
Cons: That I returned it one day earlier and still pay for the 7 days and didn't offer a ride home someone was going to pick me up but they didn't ask!!!!
10.0 Excellent
Sep 22 2018
Pros: Service are very efficient
9.2 Excellent
Jul 21 2019
Cons: Overall the rental was nice, the only minor issue I had and it was probably due to high volvume, but the inside was not necessarily the cleanest but for what we needed it suffices. I usually get top notch from enterprise so I won’t fault them for this one transgression. I’d use them again
8.0 Excellent
Oct 8 2019
Pros: Very friendly and helpful
From $39/day
Rated #2
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
6.7 Good (18 reviews)
1 location in Tacoma
Hertz
Locations in Tacoma
4802 S Tacoma Way
+1 253 474 6150
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday
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Recent reviews
6.4 Good
May 6 2016
Didn't like the car, but everything else was okay
Pros: it was easy enough to pick up and drop off and when I changed my reservation to a different pick up location, the associate on the phone was very helpful.
Cons: Really not a fan of the Hundai Elantra. We had planned to get a compact car but when we went to pick up, the associate told us it was a "free upgrade" to the Elantra. I am seriously convinced the car was designed be someone who never drove a car before, especially in the rainy northwest. the angle of the rear windshield made it impossible to see out if there was any rain falling. Also the seats are not vertically adjustable, so It felt like I could barely see over the dashboard. Also the electronic interface was not the best when plugging in an iPhone. It would automatically start playing the music off my phone in alphabetical order, rather annoying. So my complaint isn't with Hertz directly, but that car... jeez.
4.4 Okay
Oct 13 2017
Poor Customer Service
Pros: The car was clean, the price was right and the car got great mileage.
Cons: Inconsiderate office staff, who failed to provide pertinent information and expected me to wait unnecessarily.
9.2 Excellent
Nov 11 2015
Pros: The customer service was amazing and The price of the rental was for the car was great especially for me reserving it the day before I needed it
7.6 Good
Jun 12 2016
Pros: Price and location to drop off
Cons: Nothing
8.0 Excellent
Oct 4 2016
Pros: The vehicle was perfect, the rental agents were very nice and professional.
Cons: When I went into the rental office to return the van I didn't see a large raised area on the floor covering cords, I tripped on it and caught myself from falling by grabbing a chair. The area was painted yellow but no warning sign. Last night the top of my thigh was swollen, my back and foot are sore. I think changes need to be made so that the area is safe. The person that assisted me said that people trip on the area all of the time.
8.0 Excellent
Oct 18 2016
Cons: Upon returning the car, I was asked for the key. I handed over the only key I had and was asked were the "rest" of the key was. I informed the assistant manager that this is the only key I have (without tag and any other attachements). She informed me that she need to confirm that I was given only 1 key without tag with the McCarran office or she need to charge me $400.
10.0 Excellent
Jan 31 2017
Love those ladies!
Pros: Great service from Ana and team! Thanks!
10.0 Excellent
Apr 8 2017
The Best ever
Pros: The service and care was excellent!! I would definitely come back and rent from the same location and company again!
Cons: Nothing was unlikeable!! There were no issues! Thank you!
6.0 Good
Apr 28 2017
Pros: price
2.0 Mediocre
Jun 9 2017
Reserved and Paid but No Car Available
Cons: Paid and reserved a vehicle but at the time of pick up there were no cars available. Our family was left rushing to find transportation and our plans was ruined.
From $52/day
Rated #3
Budget
5.5 Okay (3 reviews)
1 location in Tacoma
Budget
Locations in Tacoma
632 Broadway
+1 253 272 2236
Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
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  • 6.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
Oct 15 2017
Pros: Very easy and fast check-in
2.0 Mediocre
Nov 14 2017
Watch Out for Online Rentals
Pros: Fairly good website
Cons: The website rental confirmation did not correspond to actual car availability. The rental confirmation did not actually exist. Had I not called the local rental office, I would not have found out there there were no cars to rent - and I would have been totally out of luck and stranded.
4.4 Okay
Oct 7 2019
Cons: I was told over website that budget,will accept Debit Card, but at location that is not true.
From $46/day
Rated #4
Avis
5.3 Okay (5 reviews)
1 location in Tacoma
Avis
Locations in Tacoma
632 Broadway
+1 253 272 1093
Monday08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday08:00 - 14:00
Thursday08:00 - 14:00
Friday08:00 - 14:00
Saturday10:00 - 14:00
Sunday08:00 - 14:00
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre
Oct 25 2017
they did not have the car promised
Pros: Nothing
Cons: They had no minivans or SUVsa available and did not let me know till 2hrs before pickup
6.0 Good
Sep 26 2016
Pros: N/A- we changed our reservation and dropped off at Avis at Seatac airport. That was a good experience.
2.0 Mediocre
Feb 26 2017
Debit card...don't do it
Pros: Nothing
Cons: If using a debit card you have to go thru a credit check....if you don't pass you can't rent. If you pass you have to put down a Ludacris deposit.
8.4 Excellent
May 6 2017
Pros: easy to find and get out
Cons: weren't a lot of stores open on Sunday
8.0 Excellent
Jul 21 2017
Traveling the Emerald coast
Pros: Rented a Corolla...lots of pep. Overall, a great experience
Apollo Car Rentals
1 location in Tacoma
Apollo Car Rentals
Locations in Tacoma
Seattle - Fife Depot
36 travelers who rented a car in Tacoma gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.1

Car rental locations in or near Tacoma

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$60/day

Good deal

$46/day

When to book a rental car in Tacoma

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Top tips for renting a car in Tacoma

  • Explore every nook and cranny of Tacoma during your visit and rent a car when you get there. The city has plenty to offer from a casino to a car museum, plus the bay, and the easiest way to tick off everything on your wish list is by having the flexibility of your own four wheels. Travelers who would like to visit Seattle can also reach the city in about half an hour from Tacoma.
  • Located in Seattle, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the nearest airport at only half an hour away from Tacoma. The airport operates shuttle buses to a nearby rental car center where agencies like Avis, Budget, and Enterprise offer vehicles for their customers. Pick-up points are either on the north or south end of the main terminal, right after baggage claim.
  • Driving in Tacoma can come with some challenges, as the city has steep hills, narrow roads, and icy roads can also occur in winter. When navigating down a steep hill, it is important to shift into a low gear and consider operating the car manually. If visiting Tacoma in the winter, adapt your speed and maybe even opt for snow chains, depending on how severe the weather conditions are.
  • Especially on the roads to and from Seattle, such as the I-5, Tacoma can face severely increased traffic during the usual weekday rush hours of 6-9 am and 5-8 pm. Traffic during rush hour tends to get worse the closer the week later in the week it is, with Friday often being the worst. For a hassle-free driving experience, choose to leave for trips outside of peak driving times.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Tacoma for $46 or less
  • Book your rental car in Tacoma at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Tacoma are around 42% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in Tacoma are around 49% cheaper than other car types, on average

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