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Walnut Creek, CANov 5 — Nov 12
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Walnut Creek, CA
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Walnut Creek car rental information

Pick-up locationWalnut Creek
Car typesCommercial, Compact, Compact SUV, Convertible, Coupe, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Luxury SUV, Luxury coupe, 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 locations4
Popular agenciesTuro, Surprise Agency, Fox, Dollar, Zeeba Rent-A-Van

Cheap car rentals in Walnut Creek

$27/dayEconomy
$29/dayCompact
$30/dayIntermediate
$24/dayStandard
$35/dayFull-size
$60/daySUV
$40/dayMinivan
$46/dayFull-size SUV
$33/dayMini
$47/dayPremium
$47/dayLuxury
$58/dayConvertible
$32/dayPickup Truck
$32/dayCompact SUV
$34/dayIntermediate SUV
$35/dayPremium coupe
$35/daySupplier Choice
$40/dayLuxury SUV
$43/dayStandard SUV
$48/dayStandard station wagon
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Walnut Creek car rental reviews and directory

From $35/dayRated #1
Hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
Best rated
7.6 Good (45 reviews)
1 location in Walnut Creek
Hertz
Locations in Walnut Creek
2266 North Main Street+1 925 280 2827
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentMay 14 2019
Pros: Friendly staff and drop off was very easy
10.0 ExcellentAug 29 2018
Pros: Outstanding customer care
4.4 OkayMay 7 2018
Pros: The car was pretty clean. The drop off was easyCons: I had to wait over 30 mins to get someone to help me. They only had 1 car I could choose from and the car I got sucked
7.6 GoodApr 8 2018
Friendly but....Pros: Staff was very friendly and made a switch in vehicles on a moments notice for us to a more acceptable vehicle. The second vehicle was a pleasant and welcome surprise.Cons: We had a reservation for a "Mid-sized" SUV for 0700. We got there 15 minutes late, waited in line for 5 minutes (no problem), and then had to wait for 5 minutes while they cleaned the car!!! I guess the reservation did not mean much as far as time. The more important issue was that they assigned us a Chevy Trak - which is a very small SUV. I don't know how anyone could remotely consider it a "mid-sized SUV." To their credit they switched us to a Nissan Rogue - which was a very nice "mid-sized SUV."
2.0 MediocreApr 3 2018
DissappointedCons: I arrived for pick up only to learn the office closed at the time of the prepaid reservation. How can a reservation be approved for a time when they are not available and no mention is made when the money is charged??? The rep was incredibly short and provided no assistance. Though the office was open and the computers still one, she stated that her system was down and I was late for my vehicle pick up. I requested to pick up the car on their next business day and she stated the reservation was lost. All about business and taking your money. No concern for the mistake made on their end for allowing the reservation and making no correction/mention when the money was charged. There were 3 other customers there receiving support, but somehow while my car should've been ready for pick up, I was denied. Will never rent from Hertz again.
6.4 GoodMar 25 2018
Understaffed OfficePros: Car was comfortable and spacious for a family ski trip.Cons: The Walnut Creek location was understaffed on Saturday morning for both my pickup and return. Waiting 30 minutes for reserves car pickup is not acceptable. When I turned the car in, they needed to use My car to drop someone else off (who had been waiting at least 20 minutes for a one mile ride) and didn’t bother to close out my contract! I didn’t realize this until I received another credit card charge the next day and called the National Hertz number. Please staff the location appropriately so your customers don’t have a very poor customer service experience.
10.0 ExcellentMar 23 2018
Great servicePros: Was all good and very well explainedCons: N/A
5.6 OkayMar 11 2018
Non-working hertz supportPros: The car itself was fine; only minor things: I expected that full-size car in the US would have had navigation, parking assistant and climate control, but it had only AC and B/W screen.Cons: There was a big misunderstanding with Hertz support. From their rental terms & conditions it is said that in California Hertz will provide statutory minimum liability insurance for international customers, but at the counter and 6-7 different people in support couldn't help me with that. I didn't understand the difference between the minimum insurance and LIS (liability insurance supplement) and I was really disappointed that they could not provide me the promised insurance. I thought I didn't have insurance at all, tried to buy it from third-party insurance companies (with no success), called American friends for help etc. It seems like their support cannot work with non-typical cases. In the end, it went fine (thankfully, I didn't need insurance), but for few days I was really angry and dissatisfied and didn't know what to do.
4.8 OkayJan 30 2018
Terrible rental experience!!!Cons: 1. Car wasn't ready when I arrived. I was told that I would have to wait for the vehicle to be brought from another city. I waited 30 minutes or so and still nothing. The lady called and asked what is going on with the rental and she told me that "the drivers are old so they are taking a bit longer to arrive". That was inappropriate and unnecessary. 2. I rented the vehicle for 4 days but was charged an extra day fee and a late hour fee for returning the vehicle 2 hours late. When i spoke with the clerk she said "sorry I'm new here and there's nothing i can do, but you can call customer service. I sat on the phone waiting for customer service for 30 minutes without being answered. So, there goes half of my deposit, and customer service obviously doesn't care about answering their calls. The level of unprofessional-ism during this experience is unbelievable. i would love someone to contact me regarding this experience because who has 30mins+ just to sit waiting to be heard by customer service?
10.0 ExcellentDec 27 2017
Hertz is awesomePros: The whole experience
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From $51/dayRated #2
Budget
9.8 Excellent (4 reviews)
1 location in Walnut Creek
Budget
Locations in Walnut Creek
2654 North Main Street+1 925 938 5805
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
  • 9.5
  • 9.5
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 15 2020
Cons: Nothing the lady was very sweet.
From $59/dayRated #3
Avis
9.3 Excellent (3 reviews)
1 location in Walnut Creek
Avis
Locations in Walnut Creek
2654 North Main Street+1 925 933 0333
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
Recent reviews
From $45/dayRated #4
Enterprise
9.2 Excellent (13 reviews)
1 location in Walnut Creek
Enterprise
Locations in Walnut Creek
2679 N Main St+1 925 210 9550
Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 9.2
  • 9.3
  • 9.2
  • 9.5
  • 8.9
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentJun 23 2020
Pros: The staff was helpful and accommodating. The car was comfortable and efficient.Cons: Condition on the car upon pickup could have use a let more detailed cleaning. Dusty in areas, crumbs from prior use and even a few used napkins left in side doors.
6.8 GoodJun 23 2020
Cons: Price for vehicle
10.0 ExcellentJun 11 2019
Pros: Everything went very smoothly both when we picked up our car and dropped it back
10.0 ExcellentMar 28 2017
Cons: It was a very nice experience overall
10.0 ExcellentOct 22 2016
A godsend!Pros: I'm 21 years old and when my radiator abruptly cracked midweek, I panicked -- I had no feasible means of transit to get to school and work. They rent to people under 25 for a very minor fee! I was shocked by how little I had to pay, and they made every step of the process painless. I had such a fantastic experience with them: they were trustworthy, listened to me, and tried to save my money (he was straight-up about how much additional services would cost and did not try to sell anything to me). He even marked the quarter-tank of gas left in the tank as "empty" on the paperwork so I wouldn't have to spend money to refill it. PHENOMENAL experience and I don't know what I would have done without them!
65 travelers who rented a car in Walnut Creek gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car rental locations in or near Walnut Creek

Good to know

Most popular agency

Hertz

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$53/day

Good deal

$41/day

When to book a rental car in Walnut Creek

Top tips for renting a car in Walnut Creek

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Walnut Creek for $41 or less
  • Book your rental car in Walnut Creek at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Walnut Creek are around 26% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Walnut Creek are around 78% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Walnut Creek

  • Some car rental companies in Walnut Creek which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Hertz, Enterprise and Thrifty

  • On average a rental car in Walnut Creek costs $53 per day.

  • Standard (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Walnut Creek.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Fox ($27/day), Thrifty ($40/day) and Alamo ($44/day).

  • Car rental companies onsite at San Francisco airport include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Avis and National.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from San Francisco airport to off-airport locations include Thrifty, Sixt, Fox, Hertz, Dollar, Alamo, Enterprise, Budget, Advantage, and E-Z Rent-A-Car.

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

  • A Standard car rental in Walnut Creek costs $52 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Walnut Creek costs $40 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Walnut Creek costs $51 per day, on average.

  • In Walnut Creek, cars are most frequently rented at Thrifty 780 Mcdonnell Rd (27 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Walnut Creek costs $374 per week ($53 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Walnut Creek costs $1,605 per month ($53 per day).

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