Car rental at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Car rental at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

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Phoenix, AZ - Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Oct 4 — Oct 11
Same drop-off
Phoenix, AZ - Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Tue 10/4
Tue 10/11

Cheap car rentals in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Full-size SUV$104/day
Pickup truck$66/day
Intermediate SUV$67/day
Standard SUV$71/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Best rated
5.5 Okay (190 reviews)
1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • 6.2
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  • 5.6
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2.0 MediocreSep 24 2022
Tried to change the drop-off location. Spent hours on the phone and was never once able to speak with someone who could help me. Will never rent from Hertz again.
2.0 MediocreAug 16 2022
AFter I booked, they called and told me they had no availability.
2.0 MediocreMay 1 2022
When booking online prior to travel I tried to enter my AAA number for a 20% discount and it was not accepted any of the 3 attempts, so I had to finish the reservation at full price. Since then I have only been given a complete and frustrating runaround from Hertz on trying to get any type of discount. I won't ever rent from them again and have told every family and friend the same.
8.0 ExcellentMay 1 2022
Pickup in Mesa was very good. Only 1 seriously overworked employee on duty, but he was wonderful. I never received any confirmation of my rental. I drove the car for 8 weeks with no legal proof from Hertz of my rental. ALL my attempts to contact Hertz about this were met with telephone run-arounds. This is the worst customer service from Hertz I have ever had. The car itself was clean and safe for my family. I thank Hertz for the rental and Kayak for facilitating a great opportunity for me.
2.0 MediocreApr 27 2022
I didn't receive the car that I requested. I showed up to pick up the rental in Mesa AZ and then the front desk employee decides to tell me at the last second that they don't have the size of vehicle that I requested over a month in advance. I had no choice but to take the smaller vehicle for my long distance 1 way trip. It was extremely frustrating and inconsiderate. I will never rent a vehicle from kayak or hertz ever again! I will make sure to inform others of this blatant disregard of your customers requests so they don't have to experience the same inconsiderate service.
2.0 MediocreApr 26 2022
Hertz is understaffed and disorganized compared to competing rental agencies. My husband called me a Karen but so be it. I waited 45 min to drop off when no one came, no sign or # to call and impossible to get through the 800 #. Luckily another agency next to Hertz the location hasn’t been staffed in 2 years and to just leave the keys in the drop box. Another hertz comes to get the keys the next day. It would have been nice to know this upon booking! May not be worth the few $ to use them.
8.0 ExcellentApr 17 2022
The car had several scratches/dents and was filthy. The inside had white pet hair all over.
2.0 MediocreApr 14 2022
Wrong car to begin with have to drive back hundreds of miles to get right one . Muddy car had to get the car wash immediately embarrassing. My flight got canceled had to drive back 100 miles from Prescott Arizona to Mesa because they wouldn't answer the phone for weeks to extend the rental. They said it was on hold because vehicle was not registered on customer service. I will never rent with this company again so unorganized
8.0 ExcellentApr 6 2022
Larry at the counter was awesome.
10.0 ExcellentMar 21 2022
Our flight got delayed and we got into the airport after 11:30 p.m. The Hertz office was still open and we got our car. Easy drop-off process too. We did the "managers special" deal and they gave us a Mustang convertable - perfect for driving around Phoenix. The rental car was one of the best parts about our trip.
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Rated #2
8.3 Excellent (88 reviews)
1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • 8.6
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  • 7.9
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2.0 MediocreMay 18 2022
I thought I was renting a car from the Alamo at the Phoenix International airport, but it is unclear whether they changed it to Mesa (1/2 hour away) or I mistakenly reserved it there. Either way it was not at all clear at the website. So I arrived at the airport and there was no reservation and no cars available. Very disturbing to deal with.
10.0 ExcellentMay 16 2022
Staff was friendly and efficient. Easy pick up and drop off. Everything was fine.
2.0 MediocreApr 9 2022
I couldn't pick it up the shuttle was backed up for hours at the airport. Never got it. Canceled before pick up time.
8.0 ExcellentMar 6 2022
Ridiculous length of paperwork! Impossible to read or understand. Many additional fees!
10.0 ExcellentDec 2 2021
Easy pick up at Mesa airport and return to PHX. Saved many dollars.
10.0 ExcellentNov 30 2021
Great experience, east rental, pick up and drop off. Price was great too
8.0 ExcellentNov 29 2021
Had to go to office on returning car reasons unclear No baggage carts available- they finally found one
2.0 MediocreNov 12 2021
Did not give me a car at the right place.
1.9 HorribleOct 16 2021
Was given the wrong car, got there and they said it's first come first serve even though you reserve a specific vehicle. the car said it was sanitized and clean but I got into it and there were fingerprints all over the windshield, sticky candy-like substances all over the vehicle doors and seats.
4.0 OkayApr 26 2021
The manager was niceThey put me in a car that had a recall and after waiting 45 minute to get through the line, I ended up having to back out to get another car, which was a small SUV. Very different from the luxury car that I reserved and paid for.
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Rated #3
7.3 Good (21 reviews)
1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • 7.2
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10.0 ExcellentJun 1 2022
Love the car. Want to purchase
10.0 ExcellentApr 21 2022
Lee, who checked us in and the fella who checked us out (did not catch his name) were both stellar employees. Great experience! Thank you, Enterprise!
4.0 OkayApr 10 2022
Counter people in Phoenix airport were the best! However dealing with people over seize in another country for reservations and or changing reservations we’re absolutely HORRIBLE!!!!! If I have to use people from another country I will not book with Enterprise again. They were rude. I asked to have my reservation changed because my flight changed. The guy was super rude. I didn’t get a confirmation of the change. Called a half hour later and talked to someone else and found out he did not change the reservation per the person I spoke with. The second person changed it but it was still messed up. I always use Enterprise and was extremely disappointed!!!
2.0 MediocreMar 8 2022
40% more expensive than what was quoted!!!!!!’
5.9 OkayAug 10 2021
Car was great although there was no explanation of the car we were just handed the key and sent off on our way. A lot of digital stuff in the car to figure out. Otherwise great experience. Pickup and drop off very easy.
10.0 ExcellentAug 3 2021
Had a hiccup due to reserving the car at the wrong airport (my error). The folks at Enterprise Phoenix Sky Harbor were amazing. Found me a car and honored my original quote. Got me on my way in no time and were very friendly and helpful.
10.0 ExcellentAug 3 2021
Staff very friendly and got me in the rental in a quick and efficient manner.
10.0 ExcellentJun 12 2021
Very good experience. No complaints.
8.0 ExcellentApr 20 2021
staff were courteous and efficient. Drop off was effecient and quick.I had a very good experience with the truck rental. Thank you.
6.0 GoodApr 9 2021
Car was dirty inside and out when we picked it up....dropped it off at Yuma, gal was great there!Clean the car before we get it
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Rated #4
7.2 Good (13 reviews)
1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
  • 7.3
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  • 7.3
  • 7.2
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2.0 MediocreSep 6 2022
The "comparable" 15 passenger van was 10+ years old and out of alignment. Not sure how they can get away with charging so much for a crappy vehicle rental.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 27 2022
Women at the desk at Mesa Airport (Karen I think) was amazing. We had great response when we needed to get a jumpstart, and the man that took our car when we dropped it off was friendly and very nice. Good things to say all around,.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 16 2022
pick up and drop off staff were very good to work with.
10.0 ExcellentOct 11 2021
The only problem was , at the counter. They wouldn't accept my driver's license, due to it not scanning. I was put in a bad position. I understand it was in bad shape, but all other ID I had showed I was me. I was mad but was able to get a copy of it online. The agent was very helpful when she told me about it. All that put me over an hour late and was very stressful.. Thank you
2.0 MediocreApr 21 2021
The staff was the worst part. We won't rent from national again. Linda was awful and not just to me. She was awful to several other customers.The wait for the car pickup was 40 minutes even though we had a reservation.
10.0 ExcellentSep 29 2020
Great service, with great efficiency.
2.0 MediocreApr 1 2019
cancelled found same rental cheaper with someone else
8.4 ExcellentMar 25 2019
The rates were higher (double) than other airports. There were two empty water bottles in the vehicle when we picked it up.
10.0 ExcellentOct 29 2017
service, clean, carTried to charge it for a full tank of gas when we have already had filled it
7.6 GoodMay 5 2016
car smelled heavily of smoke. seats were stained but that wasn't a big deal.
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1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
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1 location in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Locations in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
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312 travelers who rented a car in Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.5

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Top tips for renting a car at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

  • A car rental at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is an easy and affordable way to move throughout the city and surrounding region. Although Phoenix does have its own public transportation system, which is primarily composed of the local bus, driving is typically the quickest and most convenient way to head to your destination. Having access to a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport car rental will also make it easy for you to visit nearby cities, such as Chandler or Scottsdale.
  • There are many models for you to choose from for your car rental at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, making it easy to find the perfect vehicle for you and your needs. If you will be traveling with a larger group, you may want to book either an SUV or a minivan. Those that will have a substantial amount of sporting equipment or cargo can always choose a pick-up truck instead. If you plan on staying in downtown Phoenix for your trip, a compact car can come in handy for fitting into tight parking spots or navigating narrow streets.
  • Once you are ready to return your car rental at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, you can simply bring it back to the same location where you initially picked it up. As you approach the airport, you will see signs that will clearly guide you to the general drop-off location for the companies that have on-site branches. Many of the companies at the airport will allow you to do contactless returns even after their normal business hours.
  • Because Phoenix is a popular city amongst business travelers and tourists alike, its roads will often be congested during rush hour, which is typically between 6 and 9 am and 3 to 7 pm. If you want to make sure that you don’t get caught in any traffic, try to schedule your pick-up and return outside of these hours. Some major roads are typically busier than others, such as Interstates 10 and 17.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport for $64 or less
  • Book your rental car at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport at least 2 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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