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Sarasota Car Hire

Wed 22/2 Pick-up
12:00
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Sarasota car hire reviews and directory

Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.3, 30 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Circle
+1 866 434 2226
  • 7.3
  • 7.4
  • 7.7
  • 7.1
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
17 Oct 2015
Pros: Very quick process to turn in the cat
8.0 Good
26 Oct 2015
Pros: The car was very nice to drive. Had a funny transmission slipping but I looked up the vehicle on line and found out it was a problem with this particular vehicle, so I didn't worry.
Cons: Having to walk a distance to get the car as well as returning the car, since I am handicapped.
3.6 Mediocre
18 Nov 2015
No communication
Pros: Paid full price for only one day not happy at al
Cons: Custumer service did not gave me full explanition on policy
10.0 Excellent
27 Nov 2015
Perfectly easy drop off experience
Pros: Drop right up, agent took my keys and I was good to go!
Cons: Nothing.
2.0 Poor
4 Dec 2015
Car was disgusting
Pros: People were friendly
Cons: The car reeked of smoke!! My wife and I both got headaches and were sneezing uncontrollably on our trip. Will never do this again.
7.6 Good
6 Dec 2015
great service
Pros: Attention at front desk was great when picking up. Good explanation about the rental and options.
10.0 Excellent
8 Dec 2015
Pros: Customer service was great!
10.0 Excellent
10 Dec 2015
Great rental
Pros: Dollar personnel were helpful and courteous they met me right at the car and I was walking away with my receipt within minutes. I have already recommended kayak to others.
4.0 Mediocre
13 Dec 2015
Cons: $10/gal for fuel
5.2 OK
18 Dec 2015
Cons: ONLY ONE ATTENDANT TO CHECK IN VEHICLES FOR DOLLAR. WAITED ABOUT 15 MINUTES TO CHECK IN.
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.5, 20 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
2 locations
Budget
Locations in Sarasota
1120 Rental Car Road
+1 941 359 5360
7010 South Tamiami Trail
+1 941 921 7408
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
  • 7.9
  • 7.0
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
30 Nov 2015
Smooth sailing
Pros: From beginning to end, the experience was seem less.
10.0 Excellent
13 Dec 2015
luxury
Pros: Friendly helpful counter staff, great value for car!
5.2 OK
22 Dec 2015
Cons: The excessive difficulty in picking up the car due to a lack of agents and the length of time agents took with customers. Comment has been submitted to Budget
8.4 Excellent
3 Jan 2016
Pros: Easy return once arrived
Cons: Wrong address on the return form. Spend twenty minutes driving around lost to find the code rental return location
10.0 Excellent
6 Jan 2016
Pros: Good service and accomodating
10.0 Excellent
12 Jan 2016
Hassle free pickup!
Pros: When we arrived they didn't have any cars left so they put us in an SUV for the same price without any kind of hassle. The vehicle was clean and very well kept up. It was great to not have any hassles at all with the rental pickup and drop off! Thank you! They explained the insurance to us and took the time to go over all list of items we were getting with the rental.
10.0 Excellent
21 Jan 2016
Great car, price and service.
Pros: Overall great experience
Cons: What's not to like?
8.8 Excellent
28 Jan 2016
Great car but no service at drop point
Pros: The car I was driving which was excellent.
Cons: The side windows and outside mirrors were water speckled and difficult to see out of. There was only one person outside the Punta Gorda car rental building (not identified as a Budget employee to drop the keys with. I will not drop a vehicle again unless it is an identified Budget employee. He could have been anyone.
3.6 Mediocre
1 Apr 2016
Cons: The seats in the car were stained and in need of a thorough cleaning. They were not even vacuumed as there were hairs all over the seats. For the prince I expect a clean car. There was also no before or after check of the car for damage, making me very uncomfortable since the car had several dings and scratches when I picked it up.
7.6 Good
23 Apr 2016
Pros: Return at FLL was remarkably easy & quick. Weekly price was excellent.
Cons: Car was not very clean upon pickup.
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.7, 17 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Cir
+1 888 826 6893
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
26 Aug 2016
Alamo refused to honor my booking
Pros: They clearly just overbook and accept every booking even so they don't have the cars if everybody show up. Then they lie to you at the desk. Really bad experience. No car. I booked Avis next door for more money but better and more reliable service
Cons: They clearly just overbook and accept every booking even so they don't have the cars if everybody show up. Then they lie to you at the desk. Really bad experience. No car. I booked Avis next door for more money but better and more reliable service
8.8 Excellent
27 Aug 2016
Cons: The drop off zone is not easy to find be cause of the signalisation chiche id not efficient In Miami airport
9.2 Excellent
5 Sep 2016
Easy friendly pickup
Pros: The counter guy was friendly efficient and helpful . Car was close to terminal great especially in the heavy rain. Return couldn't have been easier
Cons: It was all good
10.0 Excellent
30 Sep 2016
Pros: easy return
7.6 Good
27 Jan 2017
overcharge caught
Cons: I filled my rental car's gass tank before dropping it at the Punta Gorda airport. I noted i was charged for gas on my receipt. It was reversed but now I am uncertain if this was a means of inflating charges.
10.0 Excellent
16 Jul 2016
Quickly got me on my way
Pros: Again another friendly and professional agent. Got me checked back in real fast.
10.0 Excellent
28 Aug 2016
Pros: Price and speed of service
Cons: You don't offer a 1/2 tank fuel option
10.0 Excellent
13 Sep 2016
Rental car to get me from SRQ to TPA.
Pros: Cordial counter representative. Fast response. Relatively quick check-out process.
Cons: Cars are across the street from the main terminal at SRQ and with the construction at the airport, it was a bit unsettling.
10.0 Excellent
30 Sep 2016
Drop off at TPA excellent
Pros: Drive right to an attendant, they hand u ur final bill and then u walk to terminal. Took less than 5 min & they was 3 cars coming in for retention at one time.
8.8 Excellent
1 Oct 2016
Pros: Easy pickup, short walk to vehicle. The staff was courteous, and explained the early drop off so we had no questions or issues.
Cons: The scare sell of insurance. I bought insurance online before the trip, so felt I was covered, but then got the bit about that insurance not being recognized by the rental agency, only theirs. How convenient. I have what I need, but you try to sell me something else that's 3X as expensive.
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.6, 10 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
3 locations
Hertz
Locations in Sarasota
5225 S Tamiami Trail
+1 941 925 8360
6000 Airport Circle
+1 941 355 8848
707 South Washington Blvd
+1 941 925 8360
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
11 May 2016
Pros: Extended contract at same rate without incident. Warm consumer support via Denstin FL branch office, thanks to Brad.
10.0 Excellent
9 Oct 2016
GREAT SERVICE
Pros: DROVE MY RENTAL FROM BUFFALO TO SARASOTA FL AND WAS DELAYED BY TRAFFIC FROM HURRICANE MATTHEW. HERTZ DIDNT CHARGE ME ANY EXTRA FOR LATE RETURN DUE TO THE STORM. THEY WERE VERY UNDERSTANDING.
Cons: NO COMMENTS
2.0 Poor
14 Nov 2016
Pros: I liked the ease of pick up at Sarasota.
Cons: They charged me for 2 days, as I missed the 24 hr window by an hour. It was never indicated the time of return in Miami. The car had a ten gallon tank, making us stop 2 times to fill up in a 25 hr period. Horrible customer experience at Miami Hertz!!
10.0 Excellent
25 Dec 2016
excellent customer service
Pros: my drop off person, Saeed at the Sarasota airport, was outstanding kind and caring and down to earth.
10.0 Excellent
30 Dec 2016
Quick Drop Off
Pros: Very quick drop off process!
9.6 Excellent
13 Jan 2017
As advertised
Pros: Hassle free pickup and drop off, Car was clean had had no problems
Cons: Nothing
6.8 Good
22 Feb 2017
Pros: I picked up the car in Sarasota airport and it was very convenient.
Cons: I drove almost 2 hours to an appointment using the GPS. My phone was not able to charge while driving. I had to look the directions and shut off the GPSon the return trip so the battery would not die on my phone.This way I would be able to contact some one if necessary
10.0 Excellent
20 Oct 2016
Drop off
Pros: Rental drop off was convenient and staff was friendly
2.0 Poor
18 Feb 2017
Pros: Not much
Cons: Hidden charges. No flexibility nasty
6.0 OK
21 Feb 2017
HERTZ
Pros: Price and terms were fair and as agreed
Cons: Had to wait 3 hours for pick up
Thrifty
thrifty
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.2, 10 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Thrifty
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Circle
+1 877 283 0898
  • 6.8
  • 8.0
  • 6.9
  • 7.0
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
8 Dec 2016
Great service, price and car.
Pros: Easy pickup and drop off. Great price.
2.8 Mediocre
30 Nov 2015
Stinky car rental
Cons: Car shook and rattled when I drove it. Smelled like smoke Pick up location was not at addressed on email confirmation. The office had moved to airport.
10.0 Excellent
10 Jan 2016
Pros: Super easy to drop off and pay. No wait.
4.0 Mediocre
5 Apr 2016
Cons: Old car on its last leg
9.2 Excellent
13 Apr 2016
Unbelievable price
Pros: The review would be 5 stars all around, but they didn't have any cars when I arrived for my reservation. This was fixed within 5 minutes though, with excellent customer service. I had to drive a compact car instead of a mid-sized, but that ended up being ok. The agent gave me a little break on the price for this inconvenience. My total bill ended up being just over $90, including gas, for 3 days! Such a great price!
Cons: When I arrived there were no cars available. So I had a moment of panic, visiting other rental agencies. I got so lucky though, because somehow they found one for me only about 5 minutes later. A line began to form behind me, and I don't know what those people did... But my experience ended up being pretty awesome.
6.4 Good
11 May 2016
Car requested not available.
Pros: Sarasota airport under construction changes. Rental car p/u outside in parking lot . Where to go not well defined, inside, at checkout, car requested not available. Ended up paying about $15 more for vehicle obtained. Only needed it for one day, picked up in Sarasota, dropped off in Orlando.
Cons: Vehicle requested not available, subject to up charge.
4.4 OK
11 Nov 2016
Cons: The misleading pricing. I start with an affordable price and after one day extension you charge me full price. This was very disappointing since at pick up time the staff present clearly said it will not be a price issue. I repeatly ask over and over agaain if there was going to be a price difference and your staff said NO!, This is dishonest!, horrible
8.4 Excellent
4 Dec 2016
Great Value, Iffy Drop Off
Pros: Price, value, speed of pick up.
Cons: Upon returning the car- it took awhile to find an agent and when they finally came to the car they were VERY aggressive and rude. They turned on the car and demanded the contract that I got with the car. I stated I didn't have it on hand and they told me I had to go inside to the agent because they wouldn't be able to close me out without it (I've rented dozens and dozens of cars and this has never been an issue.) Upon returning with the demanded paperwork she yells across the parking lot that she "no longer needs it" and the agent inside must have closed me out. That was confusing because I had only asked for a copy and wasn't sure if I was actually closed out. I decided to monitor the charge than deal with that woman and luckily it was fine. Great experience up until the end ruined by one bad apple.
7.2 Good
4 Dec 2016
Jeep rental
Pros: Convenient able to go to the counter and get rental.
Cons: The people that we have to get the car from are absolutely rude. The one girl with all the tattoos is very unpleasant to deal with I think she needs to find a new job. The car did not have any major bells and whistles in it don't understand why the price tag on it is so high I actually have this vehicle as a regular vehicle and love it this thing drives like a tank
10.0 Excellent
4 Feb 2017
Car was brand spankin new!
Pros: Rental counter guy was great! Car was brand new, got 33+ miles to the gal. Satellite radio was cranking, all worked like a charm. Overall, couldn't be happier!
Cons: Chevy Cruse is a full size car???
Payless
payless
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.5, 7 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Payless
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Circle
+1 941 749 2900
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
  • 9.4
  • 7.7
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
26 Mar 2016
Staff
Pros: The gentleman at the Sarasota airport counter was very polite and accommodating! He did a great job getting me in and out of the rental process. Highly recommend Payless for weekly rentals. Car was clean and in great shape.
8.4 Excellent
28 Mar 2016
Pros: Best pricing for sure....
Cons: Very slow service and didn't understand needing to wait in line @ drop off instead of a stream line check out.
10.0 Excellent
25 Apr 2016
Very convenient and efficient.
Pros: Convenience with car pick up atthe airport lot just outside the exit doors.
Cons: The effort to sell extra insurance when my own personal insurance is adequate
8.4 Excellent
1 May 2016
Pros: the vehicle for the price
Cons: the fact that I had to go into the terminal to return keys, while the competition had people at the parking area for dropoff
6.8 Good
29 Aug 2016
Overall, not bad
Pros: Ease of making the reservation
Cons: I specifically rented from Payless to drive the car they advertise for the class of automobile I rented...they didn't have that when I arrived; the car could have been cleaner, inside and out; overall, not a bad experience at all, but definitely room for improvement.
8.8 Excellent
23 Jan 2017
There were none of the inexpensive cars left when
Pros: Easy in and out
Cons: We had to pay more than we expected.
6.8 Good
31 Jan 2017
One guy at desk ruins the experience.
Pros: Car was fine, Price was ok. Pickup was fine Upon dropoff the experience wasspoiledby a grumpy counter man. His name was Mark.
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
OK (5.5, 6 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
2 locations
Avis
Locations in Sarasota
6018 Airport Circle
+1 941 359 5240
7010 South Tamiami Trail
+1 941 927 3220
  • 5.3
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 5.3
  • 5.0
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
18 Oct 2015
Avis is terrible
Cons: The car was not ready on time and I had to wait half an hour. They were eager to offer me other cars for money. The person bringing the car around was extremely rude. The bluetooth connection on the car did not work.
2.0 Poor
10 Jan 2017
Bad service
Cons: I had a 9 am pick up time. I was dropped off at Avis promptly at 9 am. The attendant was 20 minutes late opening the office door. I stood in the 37 degree weather waiting for him. There was no apology for his lateness. He was not knowledgeable about the vehicle as I wanted to upgrade from an economy car to a car with all wheel drive or 4 wheel drive and he knew nothing. He told me to walk around the lot and look for myself. When I finally got my car I got on the road. Somewhere in North Carolina the tire pressure light came on. I called Avis and they gave me a number to call when I called the office was closed. I drive home about 300 miles with the warning light on which made me super nervous and very very uncomfortable.
8.4 Excellent
7 Apr 2016
Pros: For alow budget car the Hyundai was pretty good.
Cons: The price in Sarasota was expensive.
4.8 OK
7 Apr 2016
Pickup was 9 miles from the airport
Pros: Was not the regular on site rental location. Stood in line at the counter for 20min to find out it was actually at a tiny off site satellite office. Cost me a $35 taxi ride to get the car snd another $25 to allow me to drop it off at the airport upon return.
Cons: What I just said
6.0 OK
3 Jun 2016
Pros: LOCATION
Cons: ENDED UP WITH SMOKER WIFE UPSET
10.0 Excellent
12 Jun 2016
Pros: No hassles, friendly service, easy car.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.8, 6 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
5 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Sarasota
1003 N Washington Blvd
+1 941 365 7228
4229 Clark Rd
+1 941 925 9943
5101 S Tamiami Trl
+1 941 923 7595
5664 Fruitville Rd
+1 941 378 5900
6000 Airport Cir
+1 941 355 3035
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 7.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
6.4 Good
19 Oct 2016
Agents were accommodating, but lack professionalis
Pros: Agent was able to reserve a vehicle for me for a different location than where I had originally reserved. The vehicle was comfortable, spacious, and easy to drive.
Cons: The cost of the rental was nearly double what I had been quoted online. The agents at the airport location were highly unprofessional and were carrying on personal (and inappropriate) conversations in front of customers.
10.0 Excellent
6 Dec 2016
Pros: Loved the service and loved my car!
8.4 Excellent
16 Oct 2016
Pros: Did not interact with SRQ; changed drop off location. See comments above.
Cons: Did not interact with SRQ; changed drop off location. See comments above.
10.0 Excellent
30 Nov 2016
Long Trip
Pros: I enjoyed the process of the pick up and drop off. It was efficient especially being at the airport. I liked that the associate gave me options with the vehicles.
10.0 Excellent
2 Jan 2017
Easy to Navigate Location
Pros: Dropping off is easy at this smaller, friendly airport.
2.0 Poor
17 Feb 2017
Pros: Nothing, you guys are dickheads
Cons: Enterprise.... your entire franchise
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
National
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Cir
+1 888 826 6890
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
17 Jan 2017
Pros: Bill was extremely helpful in adjusting the amount overcharged. Paul was also a pleasure. Everything about our encounter was very very nice. The drop off process was very easy. if I was not overcharged I would have been out of there in 5 minutes.
Cons: When i dropped off the car I was overcharged. Had I not looked at my receipt I would not have known. I had to go inside and go to the counter to have the charge adjusted.
Ace
ace
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Ace
Locations in Sarasota
8009 15 Str E
+1 941 315 9829
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Sarasota
8009 15th Street E
727 643 5427
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Sarasota:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Sarasota
6000 Airport Circle
107 travellers who hired a car in Sarasota gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

Car hire locations in Sarasota

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