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Seattle, WA, United States
8 Dec — 15 Dec
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Seattle, WA, United States
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Seattle car hire information

Pick-up locationSeattle
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Luxury, People carrier, Standard, Standard SUV
Hire locations55
Airport locations19
Popular agenciesSixt, Avis, Alamo

Cheap car hire in Seattle

Economy€47/day
Compact€54/day
Intermediate€54/day
Standard€55/day
Full-size€55/day
People carrier€111/day
Luxury€65/day
Compact SUV€54/day
Standard SUV€71/day
Intermediate SUV€80/day
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Seattle car rental reviews and directory

Dollar

8.3

Excellent

1010 reviews
Best rated
Cheapest deal

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.3

Value for money

7.8

Locations in Seattle

1900 Boren Ave

+1 206 381 1323

Monday07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday07:00 - 16:00
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3150 S 160th St

+1 206 433 5825

Monday05:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
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Thursday00:00 - 01:3005:00 - 23:59
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8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy pick up and drop off. Reserved a compact car and actually got one!

Cons:

Car had almost 30k miles on it and felt a bit worn plus residual smokey smell

6.0 Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was fine.

Cons:

I was disappointed that they did not have a location in Spokane where I could drop off - I would have preferred to drive home from Seatrle but not an option with Dollar I suppose

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The rental clerk did a great job and was very professional and courteous.

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up and drop off was easy

Cons:

Vehicle had lot of scratches, looked old

10.0 Excellent

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

I like that they didn’t push me to get additional coverage. They were friendly and kind.

2.0 Mediocre

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

the car was filthy. cigarette ash, food, spills. disgusting.

1 out of 156

Fox

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.7

Value for money

5.9

One location in Seattle

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Locations in Seattle

3150 South 160th Street

+1 206 858 9690

Monday04:00 - 23:59
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4.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Dishonest about price. Slow pick-up process as they try to up-sell you on unecessary items using half-truths and scare tactics.

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was helpful and kind. Easy process

Cons:

Nothing

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

All costs and deposits should be identified prior to booking.

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up was inconvenient as there had been a bomb scare the night before. This meant that I had to come back the next day to pick up the car, but they were unable to refund me a day of my rental due to a third party being involved in the booking.

Cons:

a newer car with more seating comfort options

4.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off fairly easy... except for the surprise bill at the end. Of course, customers are rushing to catch a plane, so there isn't time to debate with them on the almost $300 increase in cost.

Cons:

Double talk at pick-up, harassed about upgrades, long, painful check-in process, etc. - then charged for an upgrade even though I didn't ask for one. I had an online booking showing ~$600 rental cost. Fox doesn't show the airport fees, taxes, etc. The final bill at pick-up was almost $900. While the standard rental car companies appear to be slightly more expensive upfront, they are not dishonest, show transparency, and are speedy and efficient. I promise to never rent from Fox again. Period.

4.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Hybrid car

Cons:

Car was beat up. Had clearly been in a couple of fender benders, and the whole left side of car was covered in yellow paint (presumably from someone hitting a pole). Staff didn’t seem to care about the quality of car they were sending out

1 out of 267

Enterprise

8.2

Excellent

435 reviews

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.2

8 locations in Seattle

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Locations in Seattle

11717 Lake City Way Ne

+1 206 364 3127

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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1601 3rd Ave

+1 844 941 1527

Monday07:30 - 18:00
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1605 Boylston Ave

+1 206 323 0109

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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331 Nw 85th St

+1 206 783 5565

Monday07:30 - 18:00
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3711 Rainier Ave S

+1 206 487 4993

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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5715 Roosevelt Way Ne

+1 206 729 4580

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6313 35th Ave Sw

+1 206 933 1750

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6520 4th Ave S

+1 206 723 1959

Monday07:30 - 18:00
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10.0 Excellent

Jun 2021

KAYAK
It would be helpful if shuttle service to and from Seattle airport was provided.

4.0 Okay

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very nice.

Cons:

It could have been cleaned.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

unfortunately , they never contacted me to tell me they did not have cars available for me until I get to the rent a car place and told me they could not call me because they did not have my phone number, NOT TRUE.

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The people in the rental office.

Cons:

Nothing

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

I didn't get the type of car I paid for. They gave me a compact car when I paid for a mid-size SUV, and they lied to me saying that the one I got was a mid-size SUV

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly. Drop off was easy. Rate was better than at airport and easy to get to.

Cons:

They did not have the type of vehicle we reserved. They upgraded us to a luxury vehicle for an additional $10 per day.

1 out of 72

Alamo

8.2

Excellent

150 reviews

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.2

Value for money

8.0

Locations in Seattle

1601 3rd Ave

+1 888 826 6893

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
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2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

I have forgotten my notebook in the rental car. Within1 hour of return I went back to rental location and car was rented back. The lady at the counter noted down car, descritipn and my phone number. It has been more than 10 days no one called back. I tried to call back but no response. There is no lost/found mechanism. Even though there is no monetary value to anyone of my notebook; it was important to me. Rental car company needs to have better mechanism

10.0 Excellent

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly and helpful. Car delivered as advertised. Easy drop off.

Cons:

Better instructions on how to find the entrance to the garage when dropping car off.

5.6 Okay

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff were friendly, efficient, and helpful.

Cons:

After we got on the road I realized that the tires were extremely worn. We were hydroplaning on the rainy freeway and it was quite scary. The car smelled like cigarettes and there was trash from the previous user in the center console.

8.8 Excellent

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly helpful staff

Cons:

The location was hard to find as the signs both at the garage and the lobby unit

8.0 Excellent

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was sweet.

Cons:

When I was picking up the car they tried to up sell me 3 times. Then they offered me a soccer mom minivan and wanted to charge me $70 more. I finally just had to say I want to car I had rented to I could get out of there.

6.8 Good

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The screens inside the car were smudged and not wiped off well. The person who helped us with our rental tried to pressure us into an upgrade and also into buying the insurance even though we were covered already through our own insurance, and we also already declined it when making the online reservation. He was very pushy.

1 out of 23

Budget

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.2

Locations in Seattle

100 4th Avenue North

+1 206 441 5226

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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1011 Pike Street

+1 206 623 5795

Monday07:00 - 16:00
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1919 5th Avenue

+1 206 239 9888

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2724 4th Avenue South

+1 206 682 1239

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3150 South 160th Street

+1 206 444 7510

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6000 Roosevelt Way Northeast

+1 206 525 2534

Monday08:00 - 16:00
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801 4th Avenue

+1 206 682 8989

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8.0 Excellent

Sep 2022

KAYAK
My only annoyance was a "change oil required" message on the dashboard. As it turned out the car had been recently serviced but the computer not reset. Unfortunately, we couldn't find this out over the phone so had to waste half a day of our holiday going to the nearest Budget location. Otherwise, we were very happy with the car. Message to Budget: make sure the car's computer is reset after servicing!

2.0 Mediocre

May 2022

KAYAK
The downtown location was horrible. The guy working the counter was great. But they made me walk up the ramp to the 4th floor, walk through a bunch of cars that were parked in the driveway that were very close to each other. Then my car was so tight to the next car I don't know how I even squeezed my body into it. Hurt my back doing so. My paperwork said the car was full but it was 2/3 tank Then I had to drive the wrong way down the ramp to leave the garage. Drop off was very confusing once I got to where they were in the garage. They just had you leave the keys on dash and walk away.

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff, pick up and drop off were easy

4.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up AWFUL! Drop off was easy.

Cons:

PICKUP: It took 2 1/2 hours to get my car due to the LONG line at the Budget rental at SEATAC. Budget was the ONLY car rental place to have a line. Too few people working the desk (it varied from 1 to at most 3 people). Plus, a long time per each customer (averaged 15 to 20 minutes each. I timed it)

2.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

yes, but the car sent messages that that the engine needed service. We were in the middle of our trip from Seatle to Processor Washington. We were in the middle of public forests. We continued at slower speeds onward to Processor for my brother's funeral. It made a bad situation even worse. We feared being stranded and missing the funeral. We finally reached Processor. We contacted Avis/Budget at the Pasco airport. We drover out to Pasco and exchanged cars. We eventually returned their car to the Seattle airport' At this time I am not sure what will be the total charges for both cars. I did not need this additional grief due to Avis/Budget renting us a defective, not serviced, automobile

Cons:

A well serviced reliable automobile Francis Giles Schroeder 4329 Saint Cloud Way Cleves, Ohio 45002 513-451-3410

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The style, cleanliness, storage, efficiency on fuel and hands-free hook up to mobile device.

Cons:

Tinted windows four front windows(Driver and passenger)

1 out of 56

Thrifty

Most popular

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.5

Value for money

7.4

Locations in Seattle

1501 8th Avenue

+1 206 903 6260

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3150 S 160th Street

+1 877 283 0898

Monday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
Tuesday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 23:59
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Thursday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
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8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly, and got a great rate by not renting from the airport. Drop off was easy.

Cons:

The pickup/drop off location left something to be desired. 6th floor of a dark, old, parking garage that wasn’t especially well-lit. The main entrance was closed due to COVID and we had to use the back door to the elevator lobby. I could see someone, such as a young female alone, feeling quite uneasy about the location.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

We were upgraded to a larger car at a decent price which we very much appreciated as we were traveling in a group. Staff at check in and check out were very friendly and helpful.

Cons:

We were given a car that made a terrible grinding noise when the brakes were applied. It was very worrisome given that we were driving through mountainous regions and the terrain was very steep. We tried getting ahold of Thrifty for 3 days to complain about the car, sometimes waiting on hold for an hour and a half at a time, before we were finally able to reach a representative who could help us. During those 3 days, we estimated that we spent collectively 7-8 hours on hold trying to reach someone who could help. It was a non-stop barrage of automated systems, transfers and holds. Very frustrating to deal with when you are on vacation. They ended up bringing us a new car which was much appreciated but we would have preferred not to waste so much time on our trip worrying about whether the brakes in our rental were going to give out.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Classic “bait and switch” - booked the largest sized Land Rover- 7 Seater Discovery - well in advance. Put me in the dirtiest “beat up” Chevy Tahoe. Told me it was the same “class”. So much for ‘Covid Clean’ - it wouldn’t meet anyone’s standards of minimally clean. Don’t expect anything but LESS than you book!

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The big suv

Cons:

The car could have not smelled like smoke

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff didn't have the car we ordered and I had to purchase an upgrade. My credit card was charge 4 separate amounts totaling over $1200 for a $500 original rental. Thrifty is crooked.

Cons:

Using another car rental service.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was nice and a good deal concerning the other prices by other rental companies. The associate the checked us in was very accommodating.

Cons:

When I originally booked through kayak I entered sea tac airport as my pick up and drop off location. I never confirmed and looked up the address of the Thrifty location because I assumed it would be at the airport that I entered. I got on the shuttle to the car rental terminal where I had to wait in line for an hour because there were so many guests arriving and only two associate working. When it was my turn the associate informed me I went to the wrong thrifty so I had to take the shuttle back to the airport then the train to downtown Seattle where the Thrifty I rented from actually was. I would recommend a much stronger and noticeable alert that the location of this thrifty is not at the airport. I found it says that is small writing randomly in the second email I got. It needs to be more noticeable while booking the car.

1 out of 89

E-Z Rent-A-Car

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.1

Value for money

7.3

One location in Seattle

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3150 S 160th St

+1 206 444 4974

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8.0 Excellent

Jan 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was nice.

Cons:

The cars weren’t spotless, but that wasn’t a problem for me. We did get have to exchange cars due to a tire issue. We called ahead and discussed it with E-Z Rent-a-Car. They said they made a note on our profile and there would be no problem coming back and exchanging the car. When we got there, they didn’t seem to know what we were talking about and we spend a little longer than necessary due to some confusion about the exchange. Worked out in the end.

4.0 Okay

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy drop off

Cons:

Car smelled terribly of smoke, super long wait at pickup while the only staff st the desk was chatting with the only customer in front of me, stating “I’m taking my time to see if a car comes in for you”. I had already reserved and paid online, to “save time” the website said.

6.8 Good

Dec 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Vehicle had been smoked in, did not realize until I turned on the air after departing the rental facility.

5.2 Okay

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

They did not have my car available for me when I arrived to pick it up. That is the first time that has ever happened to me in 30 plus years of renting cars. They clearly did not want to upgrade me to a larger vehicle. Eventually my car became available.

10.0 Excellent

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off quick and easy.

Cons:

Staff both at check in and return were not rude but not friendly. Acted like overworked or not enjoying their job. I can deal with that but nicer if more conversion.

7.2 Good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Check in agent was extremely rude

1 out of 41

Avis

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.9

Value for money

7.0

Locations in Seattle

100 4th Avenue North

+1 206 441 5668

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1011 Pike Street

+1 206 223 3499

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1919 5th Avenue

+1 206 448 1700

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2724 4th Avenue South

+1 206 682 7029

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3150 South 160th Street

+1 206 433 5231

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6000 Roosevelt Way Northeast

+1 206 517 5415

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2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Fine

Cons:

The wait at the counter to actually get a car was over 45 minutes. There were far too few agents working.

6.0 Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Charged an additional day, despite facility not being open or accepting contactless drop off.

8.0 Excellent

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was excellent.

Cons:

If they have a well training clerk at the front desk reciving the cars

6.0 Good

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Everything on the app went well

Cons:

I had no windshield washer fluid in the car, window had tire shine on it so no matter how much I cleaned it during my travel from Seattle to Spokane I literally couldn’t see and the pass was horrible with snow so that didn’t make my trip any easier I don’t usually comment or leave a negative review ever! Like ever but thought I should say something about it. Sorry if I offended anyone but I use cars pretty often

6.8 Good

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Car outside looked clean but inside was not.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly. Pick up and drop off was very convenient

Cons:

Nothing in particular

1 out of 24

Sixt

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.4

Value for money

6.8

Locations in Seattle

1521 2nd Avenue, Unit R2

+1 888 749 8227

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808 Howell St

+1 888 749 8227

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2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2022

KAYAK
The staff in Seattle (pick up location) didn’t honor the reservation. We book a bmw suv, but he was going to give me a 4 doors sedan, a much smaller car. His excuse was that they didn’t have the suv I booked. He said I either get a smaller car or he would cancel my reservation. I asked him if I could talk to his manager but he was rude and waked away. He walked back 5 minutes later and said he checked but there was still no suv. He sternly said if I didn’t like the smaller car, he would cancel my reservation and stated I had no other options. I once again said if he didn’t give me the suv I booked I would report him to kayak since he wouldn’t let me talk to his manager. He then realized I wouldn’t give in so he finally gave me the suv I booked. His excuse was that the car wasn’t available earlier. However, he also gave me the option earlier if I wanted the suv, I would have to pay more. The car was obviously there the entire time but he didn’t want to honor my reservation. It was the worse experience I ever had with a rental car company. I couldn’t pick up the car until 45 minutes later than my reservation

10.0 Excellent

Sep 2022

KAYAK
customer service was excellent

10.0 Excellent

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Our agent experience was very good. Quick and smooth. Our agent was a very nice young lady. Attentive

8.0 Excellent

Jul 2022

KAYAK
My pick up was made for Sea Tac but when I got there with 2 children and 6 bags, I was told that my reservation was for downtown Seattle, and I would have to take the train, that was not an option, the young lady at the counter took her time to help me and got the reservation transferred to sea tac, was so very grateful. Thank you

2.0 Mediocre

Jul 2022

KAYAK
My reservation was for 10 am but car wasn’t ready for 2 hours. Then you all forgot to change the reservation since I couldn’t pick up at original time and charged me for an extra day. Very disappointed

8.0 Excellent

Jun 2022

KAYAK
To find The way to The pick up point was veert difficult

1 out of 25

Payless

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

7.0

One location in Seattle

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3150 S 160th Street

+1 206 496 1174

Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
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2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Everything, I never got the car I rented, I had to rent from Avis. Payless didn’t have any personal working. Could not pick up the vehicle, had to scramble to get to a meeting and rent another vehicle. When I tried to call Payless and remedy the problem, the wait time was over an hour to talk, I have yet to talk to a person to remedy the problem.

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The desk agent was friendly and helpful and provided a clean, new car.

2.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff

Cons:

Signed up for a pick up truck to help load up things for my brothers wedding for the weekend. To my disappointment, they said they did not have any available. When we walked to the car, we saw so many pick up trucks that were in the parking garage. I then had another incident where I locked the keys in my car. I called the number to contact their roadside assistance. It rang for 2 minutes and then hung up. I’d drop doing business with these guys if I were you

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Perfect

Cons:

Perfect

10.0 Excellent

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up and drop off staff were excellent!

10.0 Excellent

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

very friendly, courteous staff who did not give a hard sell for extras. Pleasant. Easy return.

1 out of 103

Hertz

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.4

Value for money

5.6

9 locations in Seattle

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14333 Aurora Ave N. Ste 3

+1 206 361 5767

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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14500 1st Avenue South

+1 206 243 2026

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
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14500 1st Avenue South

+1 206 243 2026

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
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1501 8th Avenue

+1 206 903 6260

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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3150 S 160th Street, Suite 510

+1 206 277 2300

Monday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
Tuesday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 23:59
Wednesday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
Friday06:00 - 23:5900:00 - 01:30
Saturday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 01:3006:00 - 23:59
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3711 Rainier Avenue South

+1 206 725 0444

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
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6987 Perimeter Rd S Suite 104

+1 206 763 0995

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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6987 Perimeter Road

+1 206 763 0995

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
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925 Westlake Ave North

+1 206 213 8572

Monday08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday08:30 - 16:00
Thursday08:30 - 16:00
Friday08:30 - 16:00
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2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2022

KAYAK
The store wasn’t open. Therefore, we could not pick up our car.

2.0 Mediocre

Nov 2022

KAYAK
I will NEVER use Kayak again. I thought I was booking at SeaTac, but you gave me a car 30 miles away. The Hertz agent said this happens all the time. Could not find any phone numbers or any way to cancel. Good bye Kayak, you left me hanging....

10.0 Excellent

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Fantastic place to rent cars! Everyone is extremely helpful & make things go smoothly. I will definitely rent there again!

10.0 Excellent

Oct 2022

KAYAK
The security deposit for debit card is too hight

2.0 Mediocre

Oct 2022

KAYAK
They gave away my compact after I called to say I would be next day the. Charged me an additional $100 for a truck I didn't want.

8.0 Excellent

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Rental location in downtown Seattle was convenient. My rental cay was late model, had nice features and amenities, and was delivered in clean-enough condition. The car was delivered with a supposed full tank of gas but the actual fuel level was lower. Once I noticed and pointed out, the staff corrected the contract to reflect correct fuel level.

1 out of 198

National

9.3

Excellent

21 reviews

Cleanliness

9.8

Comfort

9.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.6

Value for money

8.6

One location in Seattle

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1601 3rd Ave

+1 888 826 6890

Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday07:30 - 18:00
Sunday07:30 - 18:00
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8.8 Excellent

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy pick up in Seattle Downtown, car was available and ready for me when I arrived. Car was in proper condition with full tank of gas. Price paid was price quoted online.

Cons:

Rental was one of the lowest I could find, but still was over $100/day for 2 days.

9.6 Excellent

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

We were given a free upgrade at the initiation of the agent.

Cons:

It was a little confusing to get to the garage where the cars were located.

8.8 Excellent

Dec 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

The procedure is very easy and staff who helped me is very friendly. And I drop the car off after hour with no staff on site, it’s very convenient.

10.0 Excellent

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Rep gave an upgrade while picking up vehicle.

Cons:

Off site dropoff for airport but that is not the fault of National.

10.0 Excellent

Jul 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

All of the staff seemed to enjoy working there and were very thoughtful of the needs of the customers, pointing out where I could find a bathroom and a good place to wait for my ride.

6.8 Good

Dec 2015

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was excellent but not at the airport where I expected it to be. I had to pay for a cab ($40) to get downtown and get stuck in horrible Seattle traffic leaving the rental center. The people at National were great and helpful but the entire experience should have been better

1 out of 4

Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

from €63/day

Locations in Seattle

Please Go To Fox Counter

+1 206 858 9690

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5.2 Okay

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Fast pick up and drop off.

Cons:

I was charged extra $122 in taxes and fees even though my rental agreement with Eurocar said "due at the counter 0" Dropped off car 20 days ago and still didn't get my deposit as well as 1 day refund as I returned the car earlier

Eagle Rent A Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

3 locations in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

13809 1st Avenue South

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2100 Alaskan Way

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Seattle airport

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Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

2 locations in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

1601 3rd Avenue

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3150 S 160th Street Ste 507

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Easirent

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

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Elita Rent A Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

Seattle Airport Seattle/tacoma International SEA

+1 206 444 4974

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Flight Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

Seattle airport

+1 844 435 8227

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Fox Autorent

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

Seattle Airport Seattle/tacoma International SEA

+1 206 858 9690

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Goldcar Rental SP

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

3150 South 160th Street / (on Airport) Seattle Wa

+1 206 858 9690

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keddy by Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

3150 S.160th Street, Seattle

+1 206 444 4974

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Rhodium

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

Seattle Airport. On-airport. Seattle-Tacoma International. 3150 160th Street

+1 206 858 9690

Monday00:00 - 01:30
Tuesday00:00 - 01:30
Wednesday00:00 - 01:30
Thursday00:00 - 01:30
Friday00:00 - 01:30
Saturday00:00 - 01:30
Sunday00:00 - 01:30

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Silvercar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Seattle

Locations in Seattle

4701 11th Ave NE

+1 855 359 2227

Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday12:00 - 17:00

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5325 travellers who hired a car in Seattle gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

Car hire locations in or near Seattle

Good to know

Most popular agency

Sixt

Most popular car type

Compact

Average price

€67/day

Good deal

€61/day

When to book a car hire in Seattle

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Car hire insurance in Seattle

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Seattle car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the hire price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when hiring a car in Seattle.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car hire insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your hire. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Seattle car hire.

Top tips for hiring a car in Seattle

  • Ready to rent a car on your trip to Seattle? Save time and avoid public transport by renting a car that will give you the complete freedom to explore this exciting West Coast city. As it’s flanked by water and is home to mountains, the Cascade and Olympic, as well as lush forests and parkland, Seattle’s unique location and great roads offer its visitors outstanding scenic views as soon as you jump in your car.
  • A good place to pick up your hire car is at the Seattle–Tacoma International Airport. If you’re flying into Seattle, the city center is only a 13-mile drive away. Once you land, finding the car hire office is a breeze. You can use the 24-hour shuttle buses or head to the passenger pick-up areas in the main terminal located outside baggage claim at the north or south ends.
  • As a new driver in the city, you need to be aware of Seattle’s often busy and one-way streets. If you’re driving on residential streets, keep your eyes on the road as they often two lanes often merge into one. It’s also good to keep in mind that pedestrians will expect you to stop for them at crosswalks. Fortunately, local drivers tend to be considerate; but, as this is a busy city, you may have to navigate a few tricky situations including narrow streets, hills, and rainy weather.
  • If you’re not in a rush to discover Seattle, you won’t be affected by the slow traffic that can build on some of the busier streets, particularly in the metropolitan areas. The best time to avoid driving around Seattle is later in the week, especially on Fridays. Rush hour can also hit on busier weekend afternoons. Thankfully, Seattle has a few traffic cameras dotted around its roads, helping you keep an eye on the freeway and other congested intersections.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Seattle for €61 or less
  • Book your car hire in Seattle at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport car hire locations in Seattle are around 7% cheaper than airport locations on average
  • Compact car hires in Seattle are around 7% cheaper than other car types, on average

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