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Columbus, IN, United States
25 Sep — 2 Oct
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Columbus, IN, United States
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Columbus car hire information

Pick-up locationColumbus
Hire locations4

Columbus car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Avis
Best rated
10 Excellent (1 review)
1 location in Columbus
Avis
Locations in Columbus
  • 10
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Recent reviews
Rated no. 2
Budget
9.8 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Columbus
Budget
Locations in Columbus
  • 9
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Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent15 Jul 2017
Great ServiceEasy pickup of the car. Friendly staff member. Car was fueled, clean, and ready to go.The vehicle smelled like covered-up smoke. However I'm pretty sure when I reserved it, it was supposed to be a non-smoking vehicle.
Rated no. 3
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (6 reviews)
6 locations in Columbus
Enterprise
Locations in Columbus
  • 8.6
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Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent4 Jan 2021
Car was brand new and very comfortable.Enterprise did not replace the car when we noticed a crack on the Car's windshield. The Crack kept growing but they were adamant that it was very normal and did not need the car to be replaced for that.
10.0 Excellent10 Oct 2019
Yes, they took me back home also, which was nice. The kid who took me was friendly.
10.0 Excellent9 May 2017
From the beginning to the end of this process Enterprise representatives are excellent!
10.0 Excellent29 Nov 2016
ImpressedCustomer service was great, car was clean and in good condition.
Rated no. 4
Hertz
7.7 Good (27 reviews)
2 locations in Columbus
Hertz
Locations in Columbus
  • 7.7
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  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent20 Nov 2020
Helpful staff made a last-minute change easy.
2.0 Mediocre22 May 2020
I did not use my rental. It was cancelled with Hertz on 4/20/2020 due to Covid 19. I have yet to see my refund despite repeated promises from them. Then today I read that they are possibly applying for bankruptcy. Sorry to leave my comments/problem on this forum but I just could not sit through another call. You can call me at 317/340-5611 if you are able to help me with this problem. Thank you, Rhonda Denzio
6.0 Good5 Jun 2019
Pickup was easy. Nice staff.The car was dirty when picked up. We usually receive a car that has been washed. They took extra money from us and we cant get an answer as to why. Been trying to get our money back for three days.
6.8 Good30 Apr 2018
I booked with a third party online and it never mentioned about the 25 and younger fee so I was thinking we got that waived and didn’t have that charged
10.0 Excellent13 Feb 2018
Hertz RatingLoved how easy it was to pick up and drop off! Car was very clean and drove perfectly. Nothing bad to say at all!
8.0 Excellent4 Oct 2017
Easy, convenient drop off
8.0 Excellent7 Jul 2017
mazda 3the turning and the gas conservation
6.0 Good11 Apr 2017
Hertz rentalThe car was nice and served our purpose for the trip.we had reserved a full size vehicle and when we went to pick it up they did not have one as someone did not return a car on time, so we settled for a mid size. They did give us a free tank of gas for our trouble and added a second driver for free as this normally has a steep charge. We also go hit with a large toll fee after the trip that was about $25.00 more than the actual tolls were as this is a fee they tack on to handle the tolls.
8.8 Excellent17 Mar 2017
Nice car, good priceThe staff was friendly and helpful.If you use a debit card they pull your credit, beware of that. If you use an actual credit card they don't. This is really dumb I think.
4.0 Okay7 Feb 2017
Customer ServiceI prepaid for a 4 day rental, first mistake. Due to family emergency our plans changed. Branch manager would not try to work with the situation, even change to a 1 day rental. If you prepay, no chance for a refund. One reason I prepaid was to hopefully have an easy in and out transaction. Nope, car was not ready for the scheduled pickup time. 25 min. wait. Was offered an upgrade that was ready, for additional charge. Luckily with the change in plans I didn't travel far. When I went to refill fuel before returning the car, the access panel to the fuel tank would not open. Called the Road Side Assistance #, who was very courteous (Billy) was told he would take care of fuel charges. Returned to the branch told them about the issue. It took 2 people to open access panel, 1 to hold the release, 1 to pry open panel. I was traveling alone. Was then told I needed to go fill it up. This location is very convenient for me, but I will never use them again. VERY POOR.
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36 travellers who hired a car in Columbus gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.0

Car hire locations in or near Columbus

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

When to book a car hire in Columbus

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Car hire excess insurance in Columbus

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Columbus car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Columbus.

Deductible

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

Top tips for renting a car in Columbus

  • Book your car hire in Columbus at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hires in Columbus are around 16% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Columbus

  • The average price of fuel in Columbus is £2.56 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £31 and £41, depending on the car size.

  • Intermediate (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Columbus.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Indianapolis airport include Budget, Thrifty, Sixt, Alamo and Avis.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Indianapolis airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Thrifty, Sixt, Alamo and Avis.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Columbus costs £39 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Columbus costs £33 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Columbus costs £28 per day, on average.