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Santa Ana Car Hire

Sat 3/12 Pick-up
12:00
Sun 4/12 Drop-off
12:00
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Santa Ana car hire reviews and directory

Advantage
advantage
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.2, 38 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Advantage
Locations in Santa Ana
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
(800) 777-5500
  • 7.0
  • 7.1
  • 7.4
  • 6.8
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
11 May 2016
Pros: Availability, quick check in
Cons: High gas price!
9.6 Excellent
15 Oct 2015
New to Advantage
Pros: Nice car (Sonanta) clean, comfortable. People were friendly and nice and helped. Was impressed
5.6 OK
26 Oct 2015
Pros: Average
Cons: All was average except the guy was doing my check in made fun of my name and kept goofing around even though i mentioned that I was extremely in rush & "no. My name pronunciation is xxxx" (a few times) Talk about manners. please grow up. You are at work, sir.
10.0 Excellent
4 Nov 2015
GREAT car for the price!
Pros: Snagged 4 days of a small Kia sedan (no idea what model) for just a little over $50! Car had about 30,000 miles on it, but ran perfectly. Pickup easy, drop off even easier.
2.8 Mediocre
7 Nov 2015
Given dirty car 6,000 miles overdue for oil change
Pros: The only good thing I have to say is that making the reservation was easy.
Cons: We were not told up front that Advantage would be holding $200 on my credit card as a deposit until we got to the window to pick up the car. The entire rental didn't cost $200! Second, the car we were issued was filthy. Because we picked it up in a really dark garage, we could not see just how dirty the interior was. The car handled terribly. My husband didn't even want to drive it. It was so far out of alignment that the tires were balding unevenly, and the oil light kept coming on because the car was 6,000 miles overdue for an oil change. BOTTOM LINE: I'd almost rather walk than use Advantage again.
8.0 Good
21 Dec 2015
No Problems
Pros: Rates were very good. Very convenient to Orange County, CA airport as they are on-site.
Cons: Kayak information states that the rental center is off-site which it is not. I spent some time waiting for a shuttle to take me to the off-site location only to find out they are located on premises. Kayak - update your site - they have been at the airport for years! Seats were a bit dirty but overall car was fine.
10.0 Excellent
22 Dec 2015
Pros: Smooth process.
10.0 Excellent
4 Jan 2016
Pros: Customer service. Very easy in and out process
8.0 Good
4 Feb 2016
Last minute rental made super easy!!
Pros: Quick and easy to do
Cons: The woman when I dropped my car off was rude I found the previous renters payment slip in car and it was half the price of mine. I asked for the cheaper rate and she said no and walked away.
10.0 Excellent
7 Feb 2016
Pros: Courteous and very helpful.
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.9, 16 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Santa Ana
19051 Airport Way North
+1 888 826 6893
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 9.5
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
6.8 Good
7 Apr 2016
Cons: Unable to obtain copies of contract as requested. No one had access to the contract I was under. Still do not have a copy of my contract. This is ridiculous. Legally I should have access to the agreement and did not. Difficulty in obtaining correct information on contract renewals (spent a great deal of time getting mixed information from agents on procedure. Was told I had to bring the car in when in fact I did not have to bring the car in on 3 different occasions). Incorrect information on rental agreement (said that I had a youth driver but did not), returned car in perfect condition but still charging a deductible on credit card and have not been able to resolve yet.
7.2 Good
7 Oct 2016
Pros: same as the previous answer.
Cons: same as the previous answer.
10.0 Excellent
19 Oct 2015
Fast, efficient, and delightful
Pros: Great price, very fast and efficient on the pick up and drop off, and they gave me a free upgrade without me asking.
10.0 Excellent
21 Oct 2015
Alamo in John Wayne is the Best
Pros: I got a free upgrade and a newer Toyota Avalon An awesome car. Friendly and nice Alamo people. New and cute office.
10.0 Excellent
25 Oct 2015
My lucky day!
Pros: Very friendly. Almost no wait (National agent checked me in). No wait to get the car - and I got a free upgrade. I got the car in 15 minutes and dropped it off with no wait either (like 10 minutes).
10.0 Excellent
26 Oct 2015
Pros: Drop off was painless.
10.0 Excellent
6 Aug 2016
Easy
Pros: Easy drop off
10.0 Excellent
18 Aug 2016
Quite the adventure!
Pros: I got caught behind the Blue Cut Fire and wasn't able to return my car to Ontario. I was stuck on the Hesperia side of the fire and the only escape route was around the north and down the Antelope Valley. Alamo allowed me to return the car to LAX at no additional charge so I could still fly out that same night instead of having to spend the night in Ontario. Also, free XM radio - that was awesome in traffic!
Cons: No bluetooth for connecting my phone's GPS and Pandora :(
9.6 Excellent
21 Sep 2016
Great value and good service
Pros: Onsite pick-up and drop-off in Santa Ana (John Wayne Airport). Good service during pickup.
10.0 Excellent
25 Sep 2016
Great service
Pros: I was about the possibility to choose from another color option other than white, and the guy was more thank happy to take me back to select from the other cars!
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.3, 13 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
2 locations
Budget
Locations in Santa Ana
18601 Airport Way, Suite 73
+1 949 252 6240
2701 Hotel Terrace Drive
+1 714 549 0451
  • 7.2
  • 7.5
  • 7.7
  • 7.5
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
5 Jul 2016
Pros: Staff very polite & professional
10.0 Excellent
9 Apr 2016
Pros: The car was wonderful.
Cons: We returned the car couple of hours later and we were charged for the whole day
6.0 OK
24 Jul 2016
Only Kia Souls?
Pros: Drop off was quick and easy.
Cons: Reserved a compact, at arrival told the only compacts they keep are Kia Souls--agent offered that these weren't very good cars and I should upgrade to midsize for $5/day. If Kia Souls aren't very good cars, why keep them?
10.0 Excellent
19 Jan 2016
Pros: The rental process was a snap; easy pick-up, easy drop-off. The price was right. The car was great. Thanks, Budget.
5.2 OK
25 Jan 2016
Pros: The guy at the counter was very helpful. He reimbursed the overcharged balance from the first charged.
10.0 Excellent
2 May 2016
Pros: Great, no problem. Thanks!
2.8 Mediocre
6 Jun 2016
Cons: car was dirty, dented up. Expensive.
8.0 Good
12 Jun 2016
Good value for your money
Pros: Ease of renting, shorter lines, efficient service, excellent and quick return
Cons: Trying to sneak in excess insurance even tho I declined.
7.6 Good
9 Aug 2016
Good but poor dropoff
Pros: Good car; clean.
Cons: Could not drop off the car after hours since the Budget parking lot was full. Had to come back in the morning and this cost me $10 for overnight parking at my hotel in Anaheim.
4.8 OK
24 Aug 2016
Pros: Quick return.
Cons: Attendant asked me if I was old enough to drive (at least 25) after already asking me for my ID and was unprofessional. Attendant tried to include upsell without my consent and I had to back track and decline. Car was very dirty and dusty on the outside and when I went in to exchange the car, there was no other cars available - only an "upgrade" was available.
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.7, 11 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
3 locations
Avis
Locations in Santa Ana
18601 Airport Way
+1 949 660 5200
2701 Hotel Terrace Drive
+1 714 708 3485
4101 South Main Street
+1 714 957 6521
  • 7.6
  • 8.0
  • 7.5
  • 8.0
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
6 Dec 2015
Pros: Very comfortable
Cons: Low mpg
8.0 Good
27 Dec 2015
Newport beach
Pros: Nice car. Friendly, helpful attendant at the return
Cons: Didn't care for the attendant at the pick up counter in the airport
6.0 OK
28 Dec 2015
Bait and Switch
Pros: I reserved and paid for a premium car. None were available when I arrived at Avis. Yet they had a different premium car available for more $ per day.
7.6 Good
23 Jan 2016
They did not give same price as booking from Inter
Pros: The use of Kyack has always been good, simple and easy.
Cons: The price I was quoted from Kayack, the person at counter would not honor. Over charge from price quoted.
10.0 Excellent
28 Feb 2016
Great Experience
Pros: Service was wonderful and staff very customer service oriented.
2.0 Poor
16 Jun 2016
car all smashed and bad price
Pros: the car was badly damaged and charged me $ 76 because I returned the car 13 minutes later. I found a total lack of sensitivity.
Cons: Return my money and review the cars of care policy, the rear side windows I had to close manually because fought halfway.
4.0 Mediocre
24 Aug 2016
Had 3 cars in 6 days!
Pros: Given the extraordinarily inconvenient week of rentals with Avis, the best people I ran into were the tow truck driver and the woman who graciously accommodated my fees at the end. (However her manager initially only wanted to offer me Avis CREDIT!)
Cons: My initial rental ended up not having air conditioning (in CA, in August). Due to traffic circumstances I couldn't return the car to my point of origin and had to drive over four hours until I reached an airport that could accommodate a rental exchange. Second car seemed fine, they upgraded my rental class, and I finished my drive that day with air conditioning. I drove that vehicle another 98 miles, over two days. On the road it seized up, with an indicator on the dash about the coolant temp...the car had over heated. Roadside assistance had to be called, and I was towed back to the airport to receive yet another vehicle. The last vehicle did make the journey back to Southern California, though I had my suspicions about the transmission. I have never had an experience like this with any rental company. I opted to lay a bit more to use Avis as I was hoping the name would bring quality. Having cars that are not inspected properly and thoroughly prior to being put on the road is not only inconvenient, but flat out has the potential to the dangerous. I am so disappointed with the Avis experience. And to be offered as an initial "we're sorry for the inconvenience" a $50 Avis voucher is insulting. Thankfully in the end there was an adjustment offered to me, I just wish that it hadn't cost me precious time with my family in the process.
10.0 Excellent
4 Oct 2016
Overall Good Experience
Pros: Easy booking; nice car.
9.6 Excellent
30 Nov 2016
Great!
Pros: Everything went very well at pickup and dropoff. I was very satisfied with the experience.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
9 Aug 2016
Flexible and GREAT Value.
Pros: Clean, easy, reasonable price and FLEXIBLE. Picked up Van in Costa Mesa, CA and dropped off @ SFO (San Francisco Airport) with a day notice. No extra charge!
Cons: All good!
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.5, 9 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
3 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Santa Ana
12675 Westminster Ave
+1 714 554 6640
1714 E Mcfadden Ave Ste L
+1 714 541 4862
18601 Airport Way
+1 949 253 9155
  • 8.4
  • 8.0
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 8.9
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
28 Sep 2016
Awesome service.
Pros: Quick and friendly service at both the Las Vegas (McCarran Airport) and John Wayne (Santa Ana) airport .
Cons: Absolutely nothing.
10.0 Excellent
1 Oct 2016
Cons: Good car, condition and service!
9.2 Excellent
8 Oct 2016
Pros: great service, great car, great price, great pickup and drop off
Cons: Car was a bit dinged and didn't seemed washed the next day when we finally saw it in the day.
10.0 Excellent
14 Oct 2016
Pros: Yay!!!
Cons: Boo :(
10.0 Excellent
14 Nov 2016
Great car, price, service.
Pros: Thanks!
10.0 Excellent
27 Nov 2016
Pros: I like everything all service
5.2 OK
30 Aug 2016
Pros: The price was more than reasonable. The staff adequately greeted us and provided us with all the information that we needed.
Cons: Usually Enterprise provides pick up service. For some reason, this office did not. It was farther from the airport than we expected $20 cab ride.
10.0 Excellent
17 Oct 2016
Awesome!
Pros: Great employees, easy process!
2.0 Poor
4 Nov 2016
Bait and switch
Pros: Pleasant staff.
Cons: Bait and switch rental tactics. Make sure you know that this is NOT the airport Enterprise rental. If you follow the signs through the airport to the Enterprise rental desk you will find that the airport location does not have your reservation. They will rent you a car, but at twice the price.
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
OK (5.1, 3 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Hertz
Locations in Santa Ana
1614 S Main St
+1 714 541 5822
  • 4.7
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
  • 4.7
  • 5.3
Recent reviews
3.2 Mediocre
7 Aug 2016
Messed up reservation
Cons: I had my reservation for Saturday morning at an office that closed at noon and closed on Sundays. I missed my flight due to Southwest's computer snafu so didn't arrive till till Sunday. I wanted to pick up my car on Monday morning. After multiple phone calls, mostly to India (grr) all I could learn was the reservation was automatically cancelled. A new reservation would cost much more $$$. They couldn't guarantee the mini-van I reserved would still be available, etc etc etc. If the office closed right after I was supposed to get my car, of course it's still there! Right? So it would still be there Monday morning, right? Never could talk to a person who could actually understand my reasoning, never mind agree and act on it. Ugh.
10.0 Excellent
22 Sep 2016
Above and beyond
Pros: Turned out my reservation was for an off-airport location, but the reservationist was able to get me car and same low rate at airport.
2.0 Poor
13 Oct 2016
Kayak and hertz screwed me
Pros: Na
Cons: I booked a car by reserving from SNA/Orange County airport. Upon arrival I learned the reservation was available at some random off-site location. I had to spend 5 times the original cost for a last minute reservation from the airport. Trying to save money cost me WAY more by using katlyak and hertz
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Good (8.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
National
Locations in Santa Ana
19051 Airport Way North
+1 888 826 6890
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
23 Nov 2015
Pick your car is great
Pros: Love the Pick your car and the no paper work.
Allied
alliedcar
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
2 locations
Allied
Locations in Santa Ana
1333 S Main Street
+1 714 835 4990
201 E. MacArthur Blvd.
+1 714 850 0900
Los Angeles Van Rentals
losangelesvan
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Los Angeles Van Rentals
Locations in Santa Ana
18601 Aiport Way.
877-826-7452
Rent-4-Less
rent4less
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Rent-4-Less
Locations in Santa Ana
2015 N.Tustin Avenue
(714) 667-0841
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Santa Ana:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Santa Ana
19051 Airport Way North
91 travellers who hired a car in Santa Ana gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

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