Ithaca car hire

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Ithaca, NY, United States
24 Jun — 1 Jul
Same drop-off
Ithaca, NY, United States
Thu 24/6
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Thu 1/7
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Ithaca car hire information

Pick-up locationIthaca
Hire locations5
Airport locations4

Ithaca car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Budget
Best rated
8.1 Excellent (85 reviews)
2 locations in Ithaca
Budget
Locations in Ithaca
1 Culligan Drive+1 607 257 0441
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
276 Sing Sing Road, Suite 9+1 607 739 5689
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent3 May 2021
Cons: Drop off
10.0 Excellent25 Oct 2020
Pros: Staff was excellent
10.0 Excellent16 Aug 2020
Cons: Nothing it was great!
6.8 Good17 Jul 2020
Cons: Outrageous over charge for drop off after hours even though we were On time
4.4 Okay8 Dec 2019
Pros: convenient drop offCons: everything else
6.0 Good4 Sep 2019
Pros: Price, pick-upCons: USB connection to radio and for charging cell phones wasn’t operational.
10.0 Excellent4 Sep 2019
Cons: Check in and check out was prompt and easy. Very happy!
10.0 Excellent12 Jul 2019
Pros: Brand new Fusion Hybrid. Great gas mileage for a long trip. Efficient pickup and drop-offCons: Nothing.
6.8 Good29 Apr 2019
Cons: I got TWO tickets because the inspection sticker had expired and had to exchange the car. The guy didn't even say "Sorry."
8.0 Excellent26 Mar 2019
Cons: Car wasn’t in perfect shape, had to ask them for a car that didn’t smell like smoke
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (15 reviews)
3 locations in Ithaca
Enterprise
Locations in Ithaca
2621 Corning Rd+1 607 796 5300
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
803 Cascadilla St+1 607 275 9000
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
991 State Route 13+1 607 758 9000
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
9.2 Excellent1 Sep 2020
Pros: Very friendly and competent staff at both pickup and drop off. Helpful under difficult circumstances.Cons: Initially we were told that no car was available despite our reservation, making me panic. Issue was resolved though.
4.0 Okay19 Jun 2020
Cons: The original car smelled of smoke. I asked to change the date of the rental and if that would also change my rental price. I was told no, but later they charged me more and unfortunately there was no way to dispute it since it was my word against theirs.
10.0 Excellent11 Dec 2019
Pros: Really easy to book and great customer service!
10.0 Excellent29 Oct 2018
Great servicePros: Fast and easyCons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent17 Jan 2017
Pros: Friendly service, great price!
10.0 Excellent7 Sep 2016
Pros: Great customer service, speedy check-out process, received a clean and gas efficient car...I have no complaints!
9.2 Excellent4 Sep 2016
Cons: All insurances are bought, why young driver charge is still needed?
2.0 Mediocre23 Aug 2016
Cons: First they didn't lift a finger to help my wife with a minor mistake she made on our original reservation (snippy, essentially "It's your mistake so it's your problem"). Okay, I made a second reservation to correct the problem with the first (simply wanted an earlier pickup time), I arrived to find they had NO CAR AT ALL. "We're sold out." A car came in early as I was speaking to them. They refused to rent it to me even though I HAD A RESERVATION. Thanks for nothing! Horrible, frustrating, expensive (ended up renting from Avis at the airport) experience. I recommend that you stay away from Enterprise in Ithaca.
10.0 Excellent14 Jul 2016
Great ServicePros: The staff was friendly and courteous. They greeted us promptly and assisted us in our reservation. They didn't have anymore cars so they have us a free upgrade. They dropped us off at the airport.Cons: They were able to drop us off at the airport, however they were not able to pick us up from there because they had an enterprise in the airport. Also after realizing that, they would allow us to transfer the reservation without paying extra, so we had to take a 17.00 cab to the other enterprise.
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Rated no. 3
Hertz
8.2 Excellent (13 reviews)
1 location in Ithaca
Hertz
Locations in Ithaca
1 Culligan Drive+1 607 257 8677
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday10:00 - 14:00
  • 8.7
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 7.5
  • 8
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent3 Sep 2019
Pros: CarCons: Customer service
7.2 Good3 Jun 2019
Pros: - Clean car that was in the desired categoryCons: - Very limited staff availability for pick-up and drop-off
10.0 Excellent11 Apr 2018
Pros: Read aboveCons: Read above
5.2 Okay11 Mar 2018
Cons: The very tight grace period of 30 mins if you are late to drop off the car, will be a reason why I would make sure not to rent a car from them anymore!!!!
7.6 Good29 Dec 2017
Decent but somewhat unsafe carPros: They helped us change drop off locationsCons: The windshield washer was either Frozen or broken but we couldn't clean the windshield driving on dirty winter streets which left us feeling a bit inconvenienced and unsafe.
8.0 Excellent25 Nov 2017
Generally positive, but deceptive customer servicePros: Everything went smoothly with the rental itself. Although I have not yet seen the final charges on my credit card statement, so cannot comment on that as yet.Cons: While checking out the car the customer representative asked me to choose among certain rental options in a way that made it appear as if the stated choices were obligatory. For instance, he indicated that when I returned the car I could choose between two options for refueling (both of which incur extra fees). There are, in fact, three options for refueling, the third being refueling the car oneself (in this case the cheapest option). We went back and forth for several minutes discussing the two former refueling options before I saw a sign indicating that I could, in fact, refuel the car myself. Had I not seen this sign I would have been unwittingly led into spending additional money. In a similar vein, I was asked if I would like a particular model of vehicle. I realized that I was, again, being unwittingly guided into spending more money on an upgrade rather than a choice among equally priced cars. My recommendation is that it should be fine to rent a vehicle from the Ithaca Airport Hertz office so long as one comes prepared to avoid the verbal traps that are set; carefully laid traps which are intended to make one unwittingly cough up additional money.
10.0 Excellent7 Mar 2017
Excellent service overallPros: Pick up and drop off was fast and easy.
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Rated no. 4
Avis
7.5 Good (24 reviews)
2 locations in Ithaca
Avis
Locations in Ithaca
1 Culligan Drive+1 607 257 0441
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
276 Sing Sing Road, Suite 9+1 607 739 5689
Monday07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday07:00 - 18:00
Thursday07:00 - 18:00
Friday07:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday09:00 - 13:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent11 May 2021
Pros: The staff was friendly, helpful and professional.
7.2 Good30 Jun 2019
Pros: the lady at the court when I dropped off was unbelievably rude! Very disappointing.
10.0 Excellent3 Jun 2019
Pros: Very small airport, so there was only one desk and the line was short!Cons: The rental car parking area is not covered, which is not great if it is raining and you are lugging your suitcases through puddles to get to the car.
10.0 Excellent3 Jan 2019
Pros: This was my first time ever renting a car, so I was a little nervous, but Avis was such a great company to go with! The whole process was very easy, I spent no more than 10 minutes picking up my car and even less time dropping it off in the city I traveled to. Thanks Avis!Cons: The only issue I had was that my credit card expiration date was entered incorrectly, and I had to call to correct this issue the following week. It took about 20 minutes over the phone to get it resolved but everything else went great!
4.0 Okay27 Dec 2018
Pros: it was fineCons: i had to get a car by 5 pm 12/24, because they were closed after that and the following day. Since i had to pick up earlier than i wanted to, my time was diminished with family for the holiday.
2.0 Mediocre23 Mar 2018
Horrible customer servicePros: They did not have the car ready on time. The customer representative was rude.
4.8 Okay21 Dec 2017
Cons: Car interior was not clean. I was given poor directions to get to the car in the parking lot.
8.0 Excellent9 Apr 2017
Great car, nice customer servucePros: Nice car, good customer serviceCons: I needed directions to return one way rental to Logan Airport bur could not get through Avis phone system to talk with a person at Logan. I was only able to talk with some who read to follow car rental return signs.
10.0 Excellent11 Feb 2017
Cons: the car was to small for me .i am 6ft i banged my head when i got in .
8.4 Excellent29 Nov 2016
PickupCons: The girl at the Ithaca-Tompkins County Airport (NY) desk could have been more welcoming.
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Easirent
2 locations in Ithaca
Easirent
Locations in Ithaca
Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
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Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
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Recent reviews
137 travellers who hired a car in Ithaca gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

Car hire locations in or near Ithaca

Good to know

Most popular car type

Economy

When to book a car hire in Ithaca

Average daily price per month
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Top tips for renting a car in Ithaca

  • Book your car hire in Ithaca at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Ithaca are around 24% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Ithaca

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire company in Ithaca is Budget (7.9, 67 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Ithaca is £2.42 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £29 and £39, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Ford Fiesta or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Ithaca.

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

  • A Economy car hire in Ithaca costs £19 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Ithaca costs £25 per day, on average.