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Oakland Car Hire

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Payless
payless
Car hire reviews:
OK (5.9, 44 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Payless
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Road
+1 510 638 1000
  • 5.5
  • 6.5
  • 6.2
  • 5.3
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
4.4 OK
22 Oct 2015
Gave me unsafe car in the dark
Cons: I rented a car after work on Friday to take to the eastern Sierras for a long weekend. When I picked up the car it was dark out. They gave me a form to do a car inspection. The car body was fine, and nothing popped out as bad on it (the first car they had me look at needed an oil change). I didn't even think to look at the wheels. I parked it overnight inside garage, then left the following morning. Three hours into our trip we stopped for lunch. On the walk out to the car I noticed a bit of hubcap missing on the front left wheel. It turned out to not be hubcap, but actual wheel! The actual wheel was damaged, exposing part of the bead of the tire. I immediately called payless, and was told to take it to the closest payless (about 2 hours away). After driving for about 30 minutes, I was a bit worried about an impending blowout (on a front tire, no less) and decided to pull over and put the spare tire on. To my frustration, I found that our rental car had no spare tire! Nervously, we drove the rest of the way to the closest payless in Fresno, where we were initially told it would be no problem, and that they would swap cars out for us. The only catch was the car needed to be returned to Fresno?! They did finally offer us a "high millage" minivan, that we could take one way, which we politely declined. At that point we cancelled the rest of the payless rental and got a one way rental from dollar, that was affordable, drivable, had a spare tire, and the agent was extremely helpful. When we were just about to leave, the payless employee came out and notified us that his manager told him we would potentially be charged for the damaged wheel. So... Overall, payless rented us an unsafe vehicle, turned our 5-6 hour day of travel into 11, and may make us financially responsible for the whole thing. They haven't yet, but it's a call I'm not really looking forward to.
6.4 Good
9 Nov 2015
Pros: Less money.
Cons: Car did not run well. Not very clean. Signs unclear to return.
2.8 Mediocre
30 Nov 2015
Crapy
Pros: The counter person seemed to care
Cons: I reserved an SUV because I was bringing my family. I had a stroller 7 bags 2 kids and my wife and I. We waited 2.5 hours for a car with a 2 year old and an 11 week old out in the cold. They did not have the vehicle I reserved and tried putting me in a Elantra I couldn't even put my stroller in it. Luckily my family drove up and was able to bring their truck to grab my stroller and one bag that wouldn't fit. The answer to the issue by Payless was "sorry" I will lot be using this system or that car rental again if my family wasn't there Me my wife and kids would be stuck
6.8 Good
6 Dec 2015
Cons: This was my first time renting a car from an airport. I was not clearly explained the pricing for "full coverage" and found out the cost of my rental was four times the amount I thought it would be. Had I been explained the cost of the coverage, I would not have agreed to it specially since I have my own car insurance. I figured it was just extra coverage, something trivial. Needless to say I was not happy with the end of rental.
7.2 Good
23 Dec 2015
Pros: Its alright for 1 day, not sure for longer periods
10.0 Excellent
8 Jan 2016
Pros: Very very good condition and the girl who was working on the counter she is very very good and professional and friendly in Oakland. And Ontario.
2.0 Poor
8 Jan 2016
Bad Overall Experience
Cons: They never mentioned about the additional fees. A 70$ initial statement turned into 190$. Over that, the car was not in a driveable condition - the brakes were very loose. I returned the car in a day when I was scheduled to rent it for 4 days! Payless never again!
10.0 Excellent
16 Jan 2016
Great Service!
Pros: I loved the Jamie manager at the Oakland airport was the most welcoming and personable ever seen!!
10.0 Excellent
29 Jan 2016
Pros: Everything
9.6 Excellent
18 Feb 2016
Cons: My Ford Focus had some drive train problems, I think the transmission was slipping a bit. Otherwise it ran great.
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.7, 17 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
2 locations
Budget
Locations in Oakland
2428 Webster Street
+1 510 272 9626
7600 Earhart Road
+1 510 633 5101
  • 6.2
  • 7.8
  • 7.6
  • 6.1
  • 5.6
Recent reviews
6.0 OK
7 Jun 2016
Pros: Car was good and no problems
Cons: The pick up was over 2hrs and the staff didn't seem to know what to do with the booking. We were misinformed with renting a better car - the cost did not include taxes and so subsequently we couldn't afford that car. If we'd been better informed from the start, we wouldn't have needed to waste 2hr of our holiday.
4.0 Mediocre
22 Nov 2015
Cons: They charged me twice and they charged me more than the promised estimated total cost.
10.0 Excellent
28 Nov 2015
great service, nice car
Pros: We rented a minivan and it came with all the features (automatic doors and trunk, dvd player). We even got the option to pick what kind of minivan we wanted. They were helpful and accommodating and it was a painless process. nice, clean car. cheap rental. a+ by everyone at budget involved. Thanks!!
Cons: a little long at check in...
6.0 OK
29 Dec 2015
Pros: The car was new and fun to drive
Cons: Immediately after dropping off my car I noticed j left my house keys attached to the rental key. I was told I have to come back during the day. I have called and showed up and asked about my keys and no one has responded to me. It's been a little over a week
6.8 Good
17 Feb 2016
Good price. Bad service.
Pros: The price I paid and the cleanliness and quality of the vehicle.
Cons: Took 2 hours to rent the vehicle and I am a RapidRez member. Received wrong vehicle the first time and had to wait back in line to get correct one.
10.0 Excellent
21 Feb 2016
Pros: Car met all the above
Cons: none
5.6 OK
22 Feb 2016
Overcharged
Cons: I was charges $30 more in taxes and fees than the confirmation.
3.2 Mediocre
23 Feb 2016
Pick-Up was a nightmare
Cons: Poorly staffed pick-up counter. Budget only had one person, at times two, working at the time of pick-up. Had to wait close to two hours. Not even a simple "Sorry about the wait" was given. Will not deal with them again.
8.0 Good
1 May 2016
Took 45 minures to get a car
Cons: The lines were long and there were only two agents and it took too long
5.2 OK
30 May 2016
Cons: Couldn't directly reach the rental site. Got soaked for a few extra bucks because they didn't have the right size car.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.8, 10 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
6 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Oakland
1049 9th Ave
+1 510 532 0444
165 98th Ave
+1 510 638 8600
25 Embarcadero Cove
+1 510 532 0444
3030 Broadway
+1 510 893 7000
3950 Broadway
+1 510 597 7800
7600 Earhart Rd
+1 510 567 1760
  • 7.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
4.8 OK
5 Jan 2016
insurance con game
Cons: This car rental office screwed me on one day of rental cost and, and this is the part I hate (and couldn't reverse), 7 days of "basic insurance". My total bill was more than twice as high as the price I signed up for through Kayak. And they still haven't managed to send me the bill, they just called me and charged my card,
9.6 Excellent
24 Nov 2015
Pros: Great customer service. Really. Car was great for what we needed.
Cons: Some of the pricing was different than what was listed online.
8.0 Good
17 Jan 2016
Great car, nice people, a little lacking on the de
Pros: Low mileage Infinity. Pleasant people. Fast return.
Cons: Car looked like it hadn't been cleaned upon previous return. No biggie. A damp rag took care of the drips, dirt, and dust. Sometimes things get missed and this was one of those times. That was only flaw.
10.0 Excellent
26 Apr 2016
Good service
Pros: Positive attitudes of staff and quality truck rental.
Cons: Had to book online to get unlimited miles.
9.2 Excellent
16 Jun 2016
Pros: value and ability to drop at another location
Cons: Truck wasn't ready when we arrived. No gas andbhadbto he cleaned.
10.0 Excellent
1 Aug 2016
Pros: Great customer service from all staff. I was very surprised - you typically don't get very friendly, happy and sincere service from most rental companies. This location had great phenomenal customer service and would recommend.
5.6 OK
14 Aug 2016
Cons: The drop off fee was more than the car rental fee - big rip off!
2.4 Mediocre
15 Apr 2016
Worst experience of my life
Pros: Nothing the price got me there
Cons: The manager was very disrespectful and the car reeked of marijuana and the mgr tiffany is unprofessional she told me my rate on a premium was wrong it should've been higher and made me feel undesired as a customer I'll never go back there.
8.4 Excellent
23 Aug 2016
A minor hiccup or two, but good value
Pros: The car seat was brand new and the vehicle was clean. The gentleman who helped us into the vehicle understood our initial frustration (as our flight was delayed + I lost my license somewhere on a SW flight) and was quick to help us move through the process. We did receive a upgrade as the class of vehicle we had ordered was unavailable.
Cons: Just a couple of things - 1) Customer service wasn't terrific on the phone. When we tried to make an adjustment, we were told - "just do it when you get here". 2)Not a fan of the Dodge that we had as it just isn't a well put together car. When we brought it back, we were accused of damage - as a plastic piece was out of place along the front bumper. When I placed a finger on it, it popped back in. The guy was just doing his job pointing something out, but not only did it handle poorly - it didn't hold up well (I know for a fact I didn't hit anything).
10.0 Excellent
28 Aug 2016
Pros: Just about everything. Best I can say, "Our trip/car was uneventful" and I mean that in the best way!
Cons: Couldn't figure out how to turn the radio off so had to just turn down volume. There wasn't a manual in the glove compartment to instruct. Also, heating/AC operated in an odd manner...
Fox
fox
Car hire reviews:
Mediocre (3.2, 6 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Fox
Locations in Oakland
7600 EARHART RD
8558494206
  • 3.0
  • 3.3
  • 3.7
  • 2.3
  • 3.7
Recent reviews
4.0 Mediocre
11 Jul 2016
Pros: Cheap. Mostly friendly staff.
Cons: Poorly trained and understaffed. Took 40 minutes to both check in and out. There was an error on my bill that I had to resolve inside. My car smelled like stale cigarettes.
2.0 Poor
11 Jul 2016
Cons: Call customers in advanced to let them know that the car reserved is not even available
7.2 Good
18 Jul 2016
Cons: When we picked up the car we (and several other announced customers) had to wait 40minutes for a car to be brought: there were no economy car and the manager refused to upgrade us.
2.0 Poor
18 Jul 2016
FAIL FAIL FAIL
Pros: Counter person was nice and professional.
Cons: THERE WAS NO FULL SIZED VAN AVAILABLE. MESSED UP PLAN FOR 9 PEOPLE. WILL NOT USE NOR RECOMMEND TO ANYONE EXCEPT MY ENEMIES.
2.0 Poor
2 Aug 2016
Cons: Car was not reserved. Had to wait an hour to get a car, which made me two hours late to my destination due to additional traffic at the later hour. Personnel were insolent and uncooperative in working to resolve my concerns and issues.
2.0 Poor
9 Aug 2016
Cons: After waiting over an hour I had to take a car that was 2 levels down from what I reserved and paid for because that was all they had. It was dirty inside and out, had high milage (37.5K). Tires were worn past the point of needing to be replaced, passenger front was broken and unusable. Back seat was so filthy I had to buy a beach towel to put on it so people could sit on it. NEVER RENT FROM FOX RENTAL CARS.
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (9.6, 3 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Rd
+1 888 826 6893
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent
14 Jul 2016
Easy rental, Best Price
Pros: The price was the best on the lot! Friendly staff too at Oakland airport!
Cons: A little slow at the pick up, but thats to be expected these days...
10.0 Excellent
18 Aug 2016
Pros: Speed
Cons: Price I paid,dollar was 17 percent cheaper
10.0 Excellent
22 Aug 2016
Pros: It was so easy since the beginning, with the reservation and the pick up, at the pick up place my sister in-law didn't feel comfortable with the car we originally reserved and they gave us a car where my sister feel comfortable to drive and we end up paying less. Thank you kayak and Alamo rental place in Oakland.
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.9, 3 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
2 locations
Avis
Locations in Oakland
2428 Webster Street
+1 510 835 2910
7600 Earhart Road
+1 510 636 7940
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.7
  • 6.0
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
27 Jun 2016
Pros: Good value on a one-way rental (pickup downtown / return to the airport.) And the drop-off at SFO was very quick, with efficient and courteous staff.
9.2 Excellent
20 Feb 2016
Cons: The drop off in Oakland Airport is very confusing to find the correct entrance to their parking lot, but not too bad.
2.0 Poor
2 May 2016
Don't rent from AVIS!
Pros: After waiting in line that didn't move for over 30 min, we went to Alamo! We got the same car, cheaper and in and out in 10 minutes! Avis was understaffed and lacked customer service!
Cons: AVIS lacks customer service! We were sched to pick up our car at 9 am. There was a line of 12 other people a head of me, the person at the front of the line had been waiting for a hour!!! Horrible service!!! Never Again!!!
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.2, 2 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
3 locations
Hertz
Locations in Oakland
1001 Broadway St.
2400 Webster
7600 Earhart Road, Suite 1
  • 6.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 6.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
4.4 OK
3 Dec 2015
Cons: The wait time picking up the car. The transmission felt like it was slipping when you take off, Burnt hole in the back seat and the rubber window strip on the windshield of the driver side was coming off.
10.0 Excellent
17 Aug 2016
Excellent Experience
Pros: The Ford Mustang convertible was brand new, very clean and tons of fun! Hertz provided excellent customer service, easy pick up/drop-off.
Thrifty
thrifty
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 2 reviews)
Car hire locations in Oakland:
2 locations
Thrifty
Locations in Oakland
1001 Broadway
(510) 451-3807
7600 Earhart Road
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
18 Nov 2015
Couldn't be easier
Pros: It was so easy to drop off the car. Easy to access and the shuttle to the airport was quick.
10.0 Excellent
29 Nov 2015
Excellent and speedy
Pros: Most everything
Airport Van
airportvanre
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Airport Van
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Road, Suite 1
650-952-5572
Dollar
dollar
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart St
Firefly
firefly
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Firefly
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Drive
+1 510 568 5447
Flight Car
flightcarad
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Flight Car
Locations in Oakland
10 Hegenberger Rd.
844-742-5870
National
national
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
National
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Rd
+1 888 826 6890
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Oakland
7600 Earhart Road
Zeeba Rent-A-Van
zeeba
Car hire locations in Oakland:
1 location
Zeeba Rent-A-Van
Locations in Oakland
8105 Edgewater Dr.
+1 800 940 9332
87 travellers who hired a car in Oakland gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.4

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