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Irvine Car Hire

Mon 27/3 Pick-up
12:00
Tue 28/3 Drop-off
12:00
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Irvine car hire reviews and directory

Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.0, 65 reviews)
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Irvine
18601 Airport Way
+1 866 434 2226
  • 6.7
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
  • 6.5
  • 7.0
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
23 Oct 2015
Cons: The man at the drop off was so rude it made the whole experience horrible and I would never use dollar again. When we asked him which direction to get to the terminal he told us it's not his responsibility if we are too stupid to read the signs. His name was Marc or so he told me and I took a pic of him so I could complain.
7.2 Good
18 Apr 2016
Problems with GPS
Pros: Clean car, staff comprehensive
Cons: Very small gps, high additional cost Drop off very complicated in LAX
10.0 Excellent
31 Jan 2017
Easy and quick
Pros: I came at a calm time. Hardly any wait. Was able to check in at the counter and walk out and pick up my car quickly. Returning was easy. Dollar is in the terminal so no shuttle required! There is a good amount of walking though, so if you're a large family with lots of kids and luggage (or someone that can't walk very far) I had my husband go get the car and we waited at the curb.
5.2 OK
18 Oct 2015
Long wait
Pros: Waited almost an hour at the counter to pick up my car
6.0 OK
19 Oct 2015
Cons: location info for pick up was wrong which caused me a lot of inconvenience and costed me extra Uber fare cost. Dollar rent a car is good until for some reason you have to call customer support. The customer support is very poor and un informed. They don't even have a way of contacting the local branch.
10.0 Excellent
26 Oct 2015
Pros: Much easier to drop off and walk to the gate
2.0 Poor
14 Nov 2015
Terrible car
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Bad car. Steering wheel shook whole time. No radio too
4.4 OK
10 Dec 2015
Pros: When I returned the car, I forgot to fill it. So they did let me leave to fill it and didn't mark me as returning the car late.
Cons: They charged me more than my initial quote. The attendant at front counter hardly spoke English. And I had to walk about a half mile from the counter to the key pick up to get the car, with all our luggage. the car wasn't in very good shape either.
4.0 Mediocre
28 Dec 2015
Reservation but no car
Cons: Reserved car at one price. Told they had no vehicles at all. Ended up waiting half hour and paying eighty percent more for an upgraded vehicle.
4.8 OK
13 Jan 2016
Was cheated when picking up the car
Pros: I ended up with a fine car after paying an upgrade fee in order to get the car I had originally booked
Cons: Rude and unfair person at the rental counter. His name is Mo at the Orange County airport. I had booked an intermediate size car and was offered a Nissan Versa hatchback. I don't know if you've ever seen one of these, but they are definitely NOT mid size. I told Mo that he was not offering me a fair deal, but he wouldn't listen. I ended up paying an unexpected upgrade fee to get a car that would fit my family. After subsequent communication with Dollar customer service, I confirm that the Nissan Versa is considered a Compact (not a mid-size) car.
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
OK (6.0, 13 reviews)
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
Hertz
Locations in Irvine
18601 Airport W. North
+1 949 224 6700
  • 6.1
  • 6.4
  • 6.1
  • 6.0
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
28 Feb 2017
Hertz at John Wayne Airport has a good crew
Pros: Thanks to the team last night who got my check-out done in very fast time then DROVE me to Terminal C with another couple; we were both running late. Keep up the personal service.
4.8 OK
20 Mar 2017
Service at the desk was poor
Cons: It seemed KAYAK and Hertz was not systematically connected at all.
8.8 Excellent
18 Jul 2016
Convenient
Pros: Easy access to airport snd very nice personnel at check-out.
2.0 Poor
13 Nov 2016
Cons: Poor service.
5.2 OK
13 Nov 2016
Is the car or the rental company?
Pros: The price.
Cons: It could be the car itself that made me feel the rental was "okay". It was a 2015 Toyota Yaris and anytime I went over 45 mph (even on sidestreets) it felt like the car was going to break down. Engine was loud and not in a good way. It also took forever for the arrow in the gas gauge to show it was full after I filled up. Interesting for a slightly new car. The pick up procedure was different from other car rental companies. No one checked out the car for scratches/dents before I left with it. So it made me nervous that they could've blamed me for things that might have already been there.
7.6 Good
20 Nov 2016
overall good
Pros: the shuttle they used at John wayne was a little small and had to make multiple trips, but other than tat it was ok.
3.2 Mediocre
21 Nov 2016
True Review
Pros: Drop off was quick and simple.
Cons: Pick up turned out to NOT be in the airport, though web site indicated it was. Left standing for ~20 minutes in sun waiting for shuttle. And then of course there was the off-property ride to go pick up the car. Inside of windows were (hazy)not clean. Engine light was on the whole time.
4.0 Mediocre
22 Nov 2016
Cons: The price went up than was quote on website! The staff not really friendly.
10.0 Excellent
23 Jan 2017
Just Right
Pros: They were very considerate of my time and did not waste any of my time. The car was good.
2.0 Poor
2 Feb 2017
Cons: I have to pay a fine 300 dollars for smoking 2 cigarettes inside. No one predict me the incident while I picked up the car.
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Car hire reviews:
OK (4.8, 3 reviews)
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Irvine
18800 Macarthur Boulv
800-201-8088
  • 4.7
  • 5.3
  • 4.7
  • 4.7
  • 4.7
Recent reviews
4.4 OK
21 Dec 2016
First time...will also be my last time.
Pros: The price, eventually, was good. It fortunately ended up being the same price in my reservation.
Cons: When I arrived, it was not clear where to go, or that the company was even there. No employee was in the office, but there was another customer. When the employee did arrive 10 minutes later, she took another customer who arrived with her, but supposedly was there first. She helped him, and then assisted the man ahead of me. When he declined insurance, the employee stated that he needed to provide his insurance policy number. That made me leery, and i asked if that was only because he was using a debit card. She said I would have to provide the name of my insurance company. In the 10 years I've rented cars, dozens of times, that has never happened to me. I finally was assisted, and walked to my vehicle after I had been there (at Irvine, California) for 40 minutes. On the walk-around, I noticed several scrapes and paint drips. Why? The car had been in an accident and repainted. The car drove poorly, shuddering occasionally and locking up/having trouble with traction when going from a stop. The whole reason of renting a car was to have a functional vehicle while mine was in the shop. It didn't feel very safe, and I drove it very little, putting off a trip to LA to visit family. On the return, I was told by the same enployee that it would have to wait while she drove the previous customer back to the airport. I told her I didn't have time for that, and she said she could email me my receipt. It was a bit disconcerting waiting the two hours for the email, but it was correct, fortunately.
8.0 Good
13 Mar 2017
Pros: SNA really nice car - it must have been nearly new friendly staff reasonable price
Cons: you have to take a shuttle off-site so it takes some time depending on your viewpoint - they are over zealous checkiing the car for every nick and scratch before and after
2.0 Poor
15 Mar 2017
Be Ready for Ups and Extras
Pros: There wasn't anything that I liked
Cons: Small stuffy room in a hotel was hard to find. Staff was not customer friendly and were used to people having the same reaction I did of being a palled when they became aware of the fine print that was not advertised and was not well it was contracted for. Extra fees for this and that did not result in making this any kind of economy kind of transaction. Stay away would be my suggestion. Use a first rate, name, company.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.3, 3 reviews)
Car hire locations in Irvine:
2 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Irvine
18700 Macarthur Blvd
+1 949 250 4294
18800 Macarthur Blvd
+1 949 250 4294
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
30 Aug 2016
Pros: Very good
2.0 Poor
17 Jan 2017
Pros: booked a car at Enterprise out of John Wayne airport , when we arrive we were told that our Enterprise office was closed at 6pm, and that we needed to book another car at a different Enterprise open office , that ended up costing over 100$ more
10.0 Excellent
13 Mar 2017
Pros: The pick up process was fast and great. They got me the exact car I needed.
Cons: Everything was great!
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Good (8.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
National
Locations in Irvine
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 Irvine:
1 location
Allied
Locations in Irvine
18800 MacArthur Blvd
+1 800 201 8088
EZ Van
ezrav
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
EZ Van
Locations in Irvine
18601 Airport Way
866-735-8268
Stop Then Go Rent A Car
stopthengo
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
Stop Then Go Rent A Car
Locations in Irvine
18001 Sky Park Cir
+1 949 222 0100
United Van Rentals
unitedvan
Car hire locations in Irvine:
1 location
United Van Rentals
Locations in Irvine
18025 Sky Park Circle Ste 67-B
877-722-8267
85 travellers who hired a car in Irvine gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.8

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