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Wilmington, NC
Jul 7 — Jul 14
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Wilmington car rental information

Pick-up locationWilmington
Car typesCompact, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, Minivan, Pickup truck, Standard, Standard SUV
Rental locations18
Airport locations10
Popular agenciesEnterprise, Budget

Cheap car rentals in Wilmington

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Wilmington car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

Cheapest deal

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.2

Value for money

7.2

2 locations in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 910 762 1010

Monday09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday09:00 - 23:00
Thursday09:00 - 23:00
Friday09:00 - 23:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00
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5214 Market St Ste 103

+1 910 395 4481

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Excellent

Dec 2022

KAYAK
fast and easy and the car was very clean

10.0 Excellent

Dec 2021

KAYAK
I appreciated the speed and ease of renting from Hurts!

2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2021

KAYAK
Drop off was quite a problem as they had no parking spots available as instructed to park the car in those spots and no one working at the time not couldn’t get any time of help on what to do over the phone either. That took a whole lot of extra minutes and we almost missed our flight. On top of that, I never got my receipt back after the opening hours so decided to call to make sure all was ok and they said the reservation number I had which was my hertz receipt number given by them wasn’t pulling up my information, was someone else. They couldn’t find my reservation with the number they provided me nor my drivers license nor my last name. Finally only by my credit card charge they found me but said it was a different reservation number than I had - which was my hertz receipt tho. And then they said it was still an open reservation as if I still had the car when I absolutely didn’t. So they still haven’t checked it out and finalized my rental. By 11pm I finally got the receipt email sent after calling them abs going through all that around 3pm and car was dropped off at 5am.

10.0 Excellent

Jun 2021

KAYAK
iT WAS EASY AND AFFORABLE

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was ready but had to get an upgrade as my choice was not available gave me the same rate as booked.

Cons:

All went well car was very comfortable.

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Quality vehicle. Great service.

Cons:

We got assigned a mini van for a get away with my wife. Would have preferred a car like we indicated.

1 out of 18

Thrifty

7.7

Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

6.8

One location in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 910 343 1411

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
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10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

It was all good.

Cons:

It was all good.

8.4 Excellent

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very friendly. They did not have record of my economy car reservation from Kayak. They were able to place me in a Ford F150 instead of an economy sized car that was ordered. The lady stated that 3rd party vendors information doesn't always come through with details.

Cons:

Have the car size as requested.

4.4 Okay

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Not much.

Cons:

Once the staff showed up at the booth they were friendly and helpful. But I had to wait 25 minutes and call the person since they were "moving cars around". Then there were "computer problems", so the pick off took way much longer than it should have. I was told that the "manager's special" that I reserved was an F-150 pick up truck. There was nothing on my reservation that said that so I couldn't dispute it - so in order to get a smaller car, I was charged an additional $10 per day. Plus I was tired from traveling all day, it had already taken way to long to pick up a car, so I didn't argue. I think they plan things that way.

10.0 Excellent

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

really, everything was perfect...

10.0 Excellent

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The staff was friendly. I was also glad dropoff was quick.

4.0 Okay

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was nice. F150 only had 800 miles on it.

Cons:

Got the manager's special(so no choice of vehicle) and it was an f150. I know my fault... Did not include the airport pick up fee in the advertised price, so all in all should have gone with enterprise midsize because there was no cost savings.

1 out of 14

Avis

5.8

Most popular

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.8

Value for money

5.8

2 locations in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Boulevard

+1 910 763 1993

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
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6816 Gordon Road

+1 910 667 1000

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 23:00
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8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They didn't know where the car was because it was absolutely brand new but someone put it in a field away from the other cars so it took us 25 minutes or so to find it find it.

2.0 Mediocre

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They did not have a car at the time I needed one. They said it would be an hour and a half to get a car even though I made reservations 2 weeks before. I will never rent with Avis again.

4.8 Okay

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The drop off was super easy.

Cons:

The car was disgusting and had towels and other beach items still in its trunk. Also, I had to wait for a car and even then they only had an intermediate size car for me instead of SUV, and then they wouldn't even decrease the prize

9.2 Excellent

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

I was charged $5 more than what I booked it for. They said the taxes were higher.

8.0 Excellent

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

NICE DRIVING CAR. VERY CLEAN.

Cons:

I WAS SUPPOSE TO PICK UP MY RENTAL AT 11:00 AM BUT DID NOT GET CAR UNTIL AN HOUR LATER.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Kind courteous service, very affordable price.

1 out of 6

Alamo

5.4

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

5.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.3

Value for money

5.5

One location in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 844 370 9816

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
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8.0 Excellent

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes quick and easy.

5.2 Okay

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was easy.

Cons:

I ordered an economy car, not a minivan. The minivan was ok but when I started it up, the screen said that the tire was low so I had to go back into the airport to tell them. They said it was fine so for four days, I drove around in a minivan that said “tire low”. Not good customer service.

2.0 Mediocre

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I was able to book a rental car but when I went to pick it up they said they had no cars available. I ended up having to rent from another company and was very expensive.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly and accommodating. I would use them again.

Cons:

This is not a bad thing just wish I could have added a day to the front of the rental. Due to COVID we landed a day early.

8.4 Excellent

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Nothing

6.0 Good

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly but during drop off and pick up the person helping me stopped two times to help his coworker even though I was there first. Neither one of them didn’t say excuse me or apologize for holding me up while I waited patiently. The customer service person that didn’t know what they were doing just interrupted as well without saying excuse me. How hard is it to say i’ll be right with you let me finish taking care of my customer. It was very rude and inconsiderate as my time was just as important as the other customers time. I may rent from Alamo again but not certain because again this happened during drop off and pick up.

Cons:

The staff could just be more considerate and fair of everyone’s time. If I were a different type of person it would’ve been a problem.

1 out of 13

Budget

5.1

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.1

Value for money

4.8

2 locations in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Boulevard

+1 910 763 5646

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
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6816 Gordon Road

+1 910 667 1002

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Excellent

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Woman at desk was super helpful!

4.8 Okay

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

They never told me I could only do 1 month rental at a time. So that resulted in me being overcharged and spent 45 minutes on the phone to fix that. Next i have been on the phone with them 3 times so far because they have incorrectly over charged me by over $1000. It still isn’t fixed but I essentially was told to let them fix the first two mistakes and then call again to fix the rest of the over/double charges.

Cons:

Billing

6.0 Good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was nice.

Cons:

The car smelled like an ashtray. Disgusting!!

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything went as planned.

Cons:

Occasional upgrade available.

8.0 Excellent

May 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly. No wait to pick up car.

Cons:

Inside of car was not cleaned. Previous person who rented card spilled soda on console and door handle and left soda bottle in car. I had to clean the inside of the car.

8.8 Excellent

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Very east in & out, rental parking right next to the terminal, nice people.

Cons:

The car was near the end of its "rental" life as far as I was concerned.

1 out of 11

Enterprise

7.3

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.4

Value for money

7.1

6 locations in Wilmington

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 910 254 9503

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
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1930 Castle Hayne Rd

+1 910 772 1560

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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2309 S College Rd

+1 910 397 9110

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
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4124 Market St

+1 910 251 9812

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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6721 Market St

+1 910 799 4042

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 23:00
Sunday13:00 - 16:00
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8125 Market St

+1 910 686 9915

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Check in and check out was super easy. Very friendly, and answered any questions we had. Car we rented accommodated everyone. I highly recommend Enterprise, Wilmington

7.6 Good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick pick up and drop off

Cons:

Was really hoping for an F 150 not a Dodge ram.

9.6 Excellent

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff, quick process.

6.0 Good

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Kayak sent me to a closed location. I called the rental company and they told me the right location. Other than that, it was a good experience

3.2 Mediocre

Apr 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

That I was ultimately able to actually get a car?

Cons:

Basically everything. Kayak/Enterprise shouldn't allow 12PM pickups on Saturday. They close abruptly at this time. Went to another location, was given a much smaller car, but no discount in price. Went to drop off that car, but nobody was there, and had to go to another location to drop off. 3 loc's

8.8 Excellent

Feb 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

The car wasn’t ready at noon. It had a cracked windshield, so they gave me a different car. The car was ready 4.25 hours later. They drove me to an appointment, but were late picking me up. Otherwise, everything was excellent!

1 out of 5

National

5.9

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.9

Value for money

10.0

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 844 370 9815

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
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5.9 Okay

Jul 2021

KAYAK
The car was not ready when we arrived- we had to wait for almost an hour- but the people were friendly and the car was great

1 out of 1

Dollar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

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1740 Airport Blvd

+1 910 343 1411

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
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10.0 Excellent

Oct 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

I was impressed by the prompt service and the courteous behavior of the dollar representative.

Cons:

Not finding a representative at 6 am at the airport.

10.0 Excellent

Oct 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

I was impressed by the prompt service and the courteous behavior of the dollar representative.

Cons:

Not finding a representative at 6 am at the airport.

1 out of 1

Easirent

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Wilmington

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Wilmington International Airport

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Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

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1740 Airport Blvd.

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334 travelers who rented a car in Wilmington gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.4

Car rental locations in or near Wilmington

Good to know

Most popular agency

Avis

Most popular car type

Standard

Average price

$73/day

Good deal

$59/day

When to book a rental car in Wilmington

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Top tips for renting a car in Wilmington

  • Car rentals in Wilmington are a convenient way to visit the city and its neighborhoods, granting you flexibility and freedom to move around. Whether in Wilmington for business or holiday, choosing a Wilmington car rental company through KAYAK gives you the opportunity to visit different attractions and discover Wilmington neighborhoods at your convenience. For instance, you can travel places like Water Street Center, Harbor Oaks, Historic Downtown Wilmington, or even go to Carolina, Kure, or Wrightsville Beach, where you can unwind and enjoy local meals, such as cheesesteak egg rolls.
  • Different Wilmington car rental companies offer various vehicles depending on client needs. Picking a rental car from these companies is easy and will take you a few minutes since they are located within a short walking distance from the Wilmington International Airport. For instance, Alamo is a 10min walk from the airport. Other car rental companies that are within a walking distance from the airport include Enterprise, National, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, among many others.
  • Wilmington’s law enforcement officials are strategically located at different points to ensure drivers adhere to driving rules. The strategy has improved the road conditions and community impacts by reducing crime rates in the neighborhoods. While using your Wilmington rental car, ensure you stop at a stoplight, stick to the speed limits, observe traffic circle rules, and stick to the correct lanes to avoid problems with the highway patrol, as it might affect your experience.
  • If you plan to drive around Wilmington and its neighborhoods, we recommend you avoid rush hours, from around 7am to 8am and from about 6pm to 7:30pm. Wilmington traffic in various areas, such as the South College Road in Wilmington, may be challenging for a foreign driver as multiple cars line the middle lane during peak hours. If you have to drive during rush hour, avoid going through Market Street, Carolina Beach Road, and Oleander Drive, which can be quite congested.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Wilmington for $59 or less
  • Book your rental car in Wilmington at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Wilmington are around 13% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Standard rental cars in Wilmington are around 61% cheaper than other car types, on average

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