Philadelphia car hires from £26/day

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Philadelphia with a pick-up date of 8/5 and drop-off date of 22/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Compact£26/day
Intermediate£26/day
Standard£31/day
Full-size£33/day
People carrier£44/day
Full-size SUV£37/day
Luxury£40/day
Compact SUV£29/day
Intermediate SUV£30/day
Standard SUV£32/day
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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Philadelphia

  • A hire car will give you the ultimate flexibility during your stay in Philadelphia. Drive into the city from the airport in under 20 minutes and reach all sights and attractions conveniently with your car, such as the Lincoln Field Stadium to see the Eagles play, or other places of interest outside of the city, such as Princeton University, which is less than an hour by car away, or Atlantic City, which is just over an hour’s drive.
  • The easiest pick-up location for a hire car is at the Philadelphia International Airport. Various companies offer vehicles here, including Avis, Enterprise, and Hertz. Information and pick-up is located at the Ground Transportation Information desks at the baggage claim area, but the airport is signposted throughout, so finding the right desk should be no problem.
  • When driving in Philadelphia there are some things to bear in mind, such as the red light cameras, some dare-devil cyclists, and the difficulties of finding a parking spot. Make sure to drive with patience and attention, as fines can reach hundreds of dollars quickly. Watch out for side track cyclists and opt for a hotel with an included parking space so your vacation will go smoothly.
  • Especially when venturing out of the city core, road conditions in Philadelphia can be challenging, so adapting your speed is crucial. Driving through the rush hour should also be avoided if possible, which is usually between 7 and 9 AM and 4 and 6 PM. The I-76W is especially affected with commuters clogging up the street. Also bear in mind that winters in Philadelphia can include snow, sleet, and ice, so ensuring that the vehicle is properly equipped is important.
  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Philadelphia for £41 or less
  • Book your car hire in Philadelphia at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hire in Philadelphia are around 23% cheaper than other car types, on average

Philadelphia car hire experiences: the best tips from KAYAK users

Insights shared by verified travellers who hired a car in Philadelphia 
Verified travelerDec 2023
Use Hertz. Avis was double the price.
Verified travelerJan 2024
Make sure that the company funds you eligible to rent a car otherwise you can find yourself in a big situation like I did however, Avis did not turn me down
TomDec 2023
When returning the car be prepared to drive a big loop of the departure and arrival area before coming back around to stop the car off
Verified travelerNov 2023
Should you need to rent a car from the Philadelphia airport, your only consideration needs to be Payless Car Rental.
KiranOct 2023
Train station is good location. The man was good that assisted
AngelaNov 2023
Know whether you will be parking in a garage or on the street. If it’s an RPP enforced area, get a visitor’s pass from the Philadelphia Parking Authority to avoid getting ticketed. Never leave valuables in your rental. Double check to make sure your vehicle is locked.
AlinaSept 2023
Maybe call ahead and confirm that they have an actual car onsite for you
Verified travelerSept 2023
Ensure your rental is at the train station rather than the airport.
JimOct 2023
Be aware of exits to where you need to go
DannyJun 2023
Secure parking garages close to Independence hall made taking the hop on and off tours easy and got to see all the downtown sites as well as history of the sites and community. Did not experience any concerns because we did not stay past 6 o'clock any evening but was told by several locals and/or regular visitors to be off the streets downtown after dark.
AndrewJul 2023
Be sure to know where to pick up the rental vehicle shuttle. We were not successful in getting on a shuttle for Budget and ended up walking (only a couple blocks, but not pleasant with luggage in hot weather). On return, if flying American, be sure to know what terminal/gate you are flying out of as American uses 5 terminals at PHL. There are several gas stations near the airport, so filling a car before return is easy.
DAug 2023
Call the rental company to verify they have your car available before you go to pick up your car
Verified travelerAug 2023
Was not a rental for Philadelphia, we were driving from Philadelphia to Chicago.
Verified travelerJun 2023
Have cars available for people who reserved them.
Verified travelerJul 2023
Double check they have car before you go
Verified travelerMay 2023
Use gps to avoid construction

FAQs about car hire in Philadelphia

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Philadelphia?

    As parking spots are hard to come by in Philadelphia, it is advisable to opt for a smaller car that can easily cruise through the city. A minivan is a great option for families who need additional space, and it still provides the right size. Travelers wanting to explore the surrounding nature like Schuylkill River may want to choose an SUV.

  • What’s the speed limit in Philadelphia?

    When driving through residential areas, 25 mph is usually permitted, but also look out for street signs indicating the speed limit. Outside of residential areas, drivers can speed up to 35 mph unless indicated otherwise. On motorways, speeds of up to 55 mph are permitted unless the posted sign allows more.

  • Where are the best places to park in Philadelphia?

    There are metered parking spots in the city -- but be careful, as the PPA are very efficient in Philadelphia and a ticket can be issued the second your time runs out. Also, if you park in a no-parking area, you can expect your car to be ticketed and towed. There are also PPA car parks and garages available, which cost around $25 for 24 hours and are dotted around the city, for example Parkade on 8th, Gateway Parking Garage, or 19th and Callowhill Street.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Philadelphia?

    On average a car hire in Philadelphia costs £47 per day.

  • What is the cheapest car hire company in Philadelphia?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Thrifty (£26/day), Avis (£26/day) and Dollar (£30/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest hire car price was found at Thrifty 1 Arrivals Road 19153 (7 miles from the city centre).

  • What is the best car hire company in Philadelphia?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Philadelphia are Alamo (8.1, 116 reviews), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (7.1, 51 reviews), and Sixt (6.4, 182 reviews).

  • How much is the price of fuel in Philadelphia?

    The average price of fuel in Philadelphia is £3.03 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £36 and £48, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Philadelphia?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Philadelphia.

  • Which car hire agencies are at Philadelphia airport (PHL)?

    Car hire companies onsite at Philadelphia airport include Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, Avis, Sixt, Alamo, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National.

  • Which car hire companies will pick you up at Philadelphia airport (PHL)?

    Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Philadelphia airport to off-airport locations include Dollar, Budget, Thrifty, Avis, Sixt, Alamo, Hertz, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Philadelphia?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Philadelphia?

    An Intermediate car hire in Philadelphia costs £48 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Philadelphia?

    A Full Size car hire in Philadelphia costs £96 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Compact car hire cost in Philadelphia?

    A Compact car hire in Philadelphia costs £44 per day, on average.

  • What is the most popular car hire location in Philadelphia?

    In Philadelphia, cars are most frequently hired at Thrifty 1 Arrivals Road (7 miles from city centre).

  • How much does a car hire in Philadelphia cost for a week?

    On average a car hire in Philadelphia costs £326 per week (£47 per day).

  • How much does a car hire in Philadelphia cost for a month?

    On average a car hire in Philadelphia costs £1,397 per month (£47 per day).

  • Should I get insurance when hiring a car in Philadelphia?

    Most car hire providers in Philadelphia offer insurance but the level of protection can differ substantially. If you're unsure whether to get extra protection for your car hire in Philadelphia, check out KAYAK's car hire insurance guide.

Philadelphia car hire reviews and directory

Alamo

8.2

Very Good

489 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.1

Value for money

8.1

2 locations in Philadelphia

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Locations in Philadelphia

1 Arrivals Rd

+1 833 338 3323

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2955 Market St

+1 215 387 9077 ext. 1

Monday09:00 - 17:00
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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Terrible transparency on the toll pass payment scheme

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Fast and friendly service.

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Really great customer service as I had to make several changes to my reservation last second.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
I decided to upgrade and I had to pay an additional $119 to I paid $90 to Kayak. In the future, I will not use Kayak site.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Absolutely flawless pick-up and drop-off!

10.0 Wonderful

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was outstanding at dropoff

Cons:

Nothing. Everything was great

1 out of 76

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

7.4

18 locations in Philadelphia

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Locations in Philadelphia

1 Arrivals Rd

+1 833 338 3321

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10100 Bustleton Ave

+1 215 677 5355

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Saturday09:00 - 17:00
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110 Leverington Ave

+1 215 509 7109

Monday08:00 - 17:30
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1201 E Erie Ave

+1 215 289 7200

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1236-40 Washington Ave

+1 215 389 8900

Monday07:30 - 17:30
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217 W Chelten Ave # 233

+1 215 844 8122

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36 S 19th St

+1 215 751 1460

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510 N Front And Spring Garden

+1 215 592 9700

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5847 N Broad St

+1 215 225 2500

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6800 Rising Sun Ave.

+1 215 745 5545

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6801 Germantown Ave

+1 215 951 6923

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6820-26 Castor Avenue

+1 215 342 2300

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Saturday09:00 - 17:00
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7001 Essington Ave-vans Only

+1 215 492 9766

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7001 Essington Ave

+1 215 492 9766

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727 Chestnut St

+1 215 625 6970

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7601 Roosevelt Blvd

+1 215 331 6000

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8913 Frankford Ave

+1 215 333 1800

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Sheraton 15 S. 36th Street

+1 215 387 3283

Monday08:00 - 17:30
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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
I loved everything

5.6 Fair

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very good- they were well organized and working hard. There were lots of customers for limited staff. They were efficient and did their jobs well - there was no time for niceties other than polite service. They were inconsistent in enforcing the rule about "only the renter may come in the building". As a result my wife stood in the cold and watched other couples inside who elected not to comply with the stated rules. The car I got was adequate and functioned fine but was quite expensive (modest car- pretty high rate 140/2 days- tiny Hyundai) so it was adequate but not outstanding value. Return process was highly effective with good speed and no glitches. Again-staff is excellent. Overall- competent but modest value and inconsistent adherence to rules.

Cons:

Standardize adherence to rules. More staff on busy days. More product selection.

2.0 Poor

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

no, they were not helpful and they were misleading. Apparently they required an airline confirmation as we were paying with a debit card. 3 trips walking to the rental building in the rain the story changed slightly each time as far as what was need. never got the car and will certainly let all know that the Enterprise holding rental companies are incompetant.

Cons:

FIre the entire staff at the Philadelphia airport and hire a staff of concerned workers who work hard to keep their job and seek improvement, not the type that is hired and they feel entitled.

4.8 Mediocre

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff were decent. they were friendly and somewhat understanding. The car I received was not the car reserved. and the car received had a horrible odor that the staff tried to convince me of cleaning products. IT WAS NOT!!!! and it smelled so bad the whole trip i had to personally buy air fresheners. Literally!!!! and i know some of my stuff smelled like the car after a few hours. NO GOOD!!!!!!!!!

Cons:

I asked for a better smelling car before i took it off the lot and they convinced me that the smell would go away. No the smell didnt. Car ran smooth.... also it woulda been nice to have some gas in the car before leaving the lot too.

9.2 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off excellent and efficient. Shuttle service was excellent.

Cons:

Pickup was slightly slower than expected. 3 companies sharing one rental area delayed the process. Many clients were waiting in line.

9.2 Wonderful

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was very helpful, pleasant and informative. There was a little wait at pick up but nothing crazy. Drop off was in and out but overall the experience was excellent!

Cons:

Nothing!

1 out of 36

Sixt

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.2

Value for money

6.2

One location in Philadelphia

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3601 Island Ave

+1 888 749 8227

Monday07:00 - 19:30
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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2024

KAYAK
literally best car rental experience I have ever had. Seriously!!

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2022

KAYAK
great workers

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2022

KAYAK
There was a little bit of a wait for pick-up - another clerk would have helped. But everyone was courteous and it was very efficient. Interior of car could have been a little cleaner.

2.0 Poor

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Their office was closed, I couldn't pick up my rental, and they refused to issue a refund. It was borderline impossible to reach anyone on the phone, and email support wasn't helpful either, so now I have to dispute this with my bank. Never again, NEVER rent from Sixt. What kind of name is that anyway? Trying to make a number into a verb? WTF. F these guys, bunch of clowns.

8.0 Very Good

Jul 2022

KAYAK
Drop off was fast and fine, but pickup was slow. There were many employees just standing around while only two (eventually three) were helping customers. Though the person helping us was pleasant and professional, she couldn’t type which added to our pick up time. All in all, this wasn’t a show stopper for us; we’ll use them again if their price is right.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2022

KAYAK
They refused to give us a car we had pre-paid for because the computer told the counter we were "blocked," but they couldn't tell us why we were blocked or help us resolve it. We had to find another car on a Friday evening. Several days later, someone called and told us the accounting department had blocked us. Customer service repeatedly refused to transfer us to accounting to resolve the block and repeatedly refused to let us talk to a supervisor because they "were all in a meeting." Customer service hung up on us twice. It took over a week to get our pre-paid money back and in the meantime, we still had to pay for the car we ended up renting for a much higher price. Now they want a "cancellation" fee from us. They are, without a doubt, the worst.

1 out of 51

Avis

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.8

Value for money

5.6

9 locations in Philadelphia

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Locations in Philadelphia

1 Arrivals Road

+1 215 492 0900

Monday00:00 - 23:59
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10600 Roosevelt Boulevard

+1 215 969 7470

Monday07:00 - 19:30
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1200 Market Street

+1 215 751 2737

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1324 Arch Street

+1 215 751 2737

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200 South Broad Street

+1 215 735 7193

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2000 Arch Street

+1 215 563 8976

Opening times not available

201 North 17th Street

+1 215 814 9078

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201 South Columbus Boulevard

+1 215 629 1333

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2951 Market Street

+1 215 386 2332

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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
I was so happy to do business with them highly recommended

4.0 Mediocre

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Dropping off was very confusing. Costs were unclear.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
I went to pick up the car with my kayak confirmation number and there weee NO cars available- Jayak never checked with Avis. I had a very very ill child to transport…. I was overwhelmed and this made it untenable

2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
They gave me a pickkup time that was the closing time of that location, so when I arrived to pick up a 7:00pm car at 7:20, they were closed. The individual there yelled at me for being late, and told me to call customer service, which I did. Customer service assured me that I could return and pick up the car at 7 the next morning instead. I asked if there would still be a car, because I know there is a window period for most car companies. He assured me there would be. The next morning, I was informed that I had lost my reservation because it was cancelled by the company when I failed to show up in the 2-hour "window period" from 7-9pm (when they were closed). Because I had lost my reservation, they tried to charge me $500 for a 4-day rental that previously had been $192. They yelled at me again for having shown up "late" the night before because they work 12-hour days and can't sit around waiting for people to come get their cars. It was only after I refused to pay it (because I had not been authorized to spend that amount) that they adjusted it down to $250. It was an awful and stressful experience.

4.0 Mediocre

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was like new, no issues.

Cons:

Why was I allowed to book a drop-off location that was closed on Memorial Day? The person at the Avis counter made ME call Avis to find a solution. The car also didn't have a full tank of gas.

2.0 Poor

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing

Cons:

The van never came to the airport and we had to walk to Avis,. Thent there were only two agents and we we #9 in line and that took an hour. The the car smelled terrible of smoke and there was bird mess all over the pasenger windshield. Upon the return thery were usin only one small bus to transport back to airport, a long line and again we had to walk back to the airport rather than wait the long time it wold have taken.

1 out of 35

Budget

Cheapest deal

Cleanliness

6.3

Comfort

6.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.6

Value for money

6.0

7 locations in Philadelphia

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1 Arrivals Road

+1 215 492 9043

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
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10600 Roosevelt Boulevard

+1 215 676 3425

Monday07:00 - 19:30
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1324 Arch Street

+1 215 665 8680

Monday07:00 - 19:30
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200 South Broad Street

+1 215 732 1950

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201 North 17th Street

+1 215 665 1582

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201 South Columbus Boulevard

+1 215 923 3760

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2955 Market Street

+1 215 222 4262

Monday09:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
The car was clean and the staff were professional and knowledgeable

4.0 Mediocre

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Car stunk and Matt’s were torn

2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
The car was dirty, smelled and the key fob ran out of batteries hours into the trip. They could not have cared less when I returned it. Have had terrible customer service at this particular budget before. There’s a reason it’s often the least expensive.

2.0 Poor

Oct 2022

KAYAK
The vehicle could have been better (car was hit, inside was stained). The customer service could have been better (I wasn't given neither paperwork emailed receipts or agreement). Icing on the cake was the next door Avis employee blocking the airport shuttle bus to pick us up. When told to move her car, she was beyond rude as if the rental was free. She indicated she's aware of blocking the way and continued the casual conversation with the Budget employee until finished.

2.0 Poor

Oct 2022

KAYAK
Did not accept my credit card and did not find out until I arrived; was unable to pick up rental car.

4.0 Mediocre

Sept 2022

KAYAK
Pickup agent was rude. Car dirty dented uncomfortable. Car not as promised. ( Mitsubishi instead of Tacoma.) Somebody was in my car and took it.

1 out of 80

Payless

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.4

Value for money

5.9

2 locations in Philadelphia

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2075 Byberry Road

+1 215 676 6764

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6975 Norwitch Drive

+1 215 492 5500

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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
I landed at the airport and waited for the Payless shuttle van to show up. I saw the shuttle vans for Avis, Hertz, Alamo, etc. No Payless van. After 20 minutes, I tried to call the Payless location and they were closed. I had to rent another car from a company that was actually open (Avis). Please refund me my money for this rental since they were closed and I never picked up a car from them. Thanks.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
Best value with the least hassle

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Staff is friendly and allowed for a welcoming environment. Value of the car was note worthy. The car could have been cleaner.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Good

10.0 Wonderful

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Everyone was great, especially Teddy.

6.0 Okay

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Not much. Car was ok. Jeep conpass. But turns off everytime car stops. NO one told me this. Pulling out if lot in traffic. Thought car was stalling and on highway in traffic / was nerve racking - wish someone gave me a heads up warning that car turns off

Cons:

Pick up was over 30 mins after I called from airport to get to car rental. 1 girl behind counter ( Brianna )was nice / the other was rude

1 out of 76

Dollar

Most popular

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.8

Value for money

5.4

4 locations in Philadelphia

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1 Arrivals Road

+1 866 434 2226

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1700 Benjamin Franklin Pakway

+1 215 563 2760

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2463 Grant Avenue

(215) 969-1300

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4100 Presidential Blvd

+1 215 477 2858

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6.0 Okay

Mar 2024

KAYAK
The car ended up being”upgraded “ because they didn’t have the car we were supposed to receive. Everything was more expensive then what we had put on reserve online The cars upholstery was filthy with stains . The agent Sharon , had me place my CC card in the machine for approximately 5 min before doing anything then stated my “ card was declined”. I knew that was impossible, but my husband used his instead. I then spent over 1 hr with CC company on the phone for them to to tell my Cc card was fine and it was machine error I told her how the agent had me place card in machine for an extended period and company agreed that that could have been the problem. Then we noticed my husbands card had been double charged $415 twice and another $200(this we understood) but not the $415 twice. Today the charges are off except the original. Please tell me why you agree to a car that is$130 for not even a full day and you are charged $215? I understand we pre payed gas and easy pass but this seems like alot when you agree to $130 /day

2.0 Poor

Mar 2024

KAYAK
Reserved a car for $300 and paid $146 up front. Went to dollar and they charged my card $800 and said I would be refunded on return. They refunded $200 and only charged $600 but never compensated or refunded the $146 I initially paid. The person disregarded my previous reservation, upcharged me for a car I didnt want, lied to my face, and rushed me out of the store so I couldnt ask questions. Idk how i ended up wtih kayak because I reserved with priceline and changed at dollar so now I think they scammed me by booking through another agency to up my fees and I have never in. my life had a worse customer service experience. Horrible. Dont do business with this company that scams its customers. Incredible waste of money and staff was unwilling to help.

8.0 Very Good

Feb 2024

KAYAK
Great shuttle drivers. Fairly easy pick up and easy drop off Car smelled like marijuana when I picked it up, that wasn’t good Guys at counters try to upsell insurance even though I had already prepaid. Tried to upsell road side assistance. The person in front of me I think was lied to by their agent.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Too much nonsense. They accept an online booking for "supplier choice" which was only $4 cheaper than me knowing which vehicle..then I get there and they tell me supplier choice is an EV. So they let me book a one way booking for less than 24 hours to drive hundreds of miles in an EV...wouldn't even be possible..its that kind of scam garbage I can't stand with these companies. So they charge me $36 more for a gas vehicle even though I can show them it was $4 more. Then the arm wrestling and lies about what insurance is required. I am just trying to get home, its exhausting to play the games.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Stood in line for almost a hr Staff didnt Seem to care No ac in there either Not a good Experience Nice car though

2.0 Poor

Oct 2023

KAYAK
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1 out of 61

Thrifty

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.1

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.7

Value for money

5.4

2 locations in Philadelphia

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1 Arrivals Road

+1 877 283 0898

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2951 Market Street

+1 215 492 2958

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2.0 Poor

Mar 2024

KAYAK
HORRIBLE. . I landed in Philadelphia only to find they had closed at 11pm, and I was stranded. . My flight was set to get in at 10:30 and was a little late. I had 1) pre-paid for the car and 2) Checked in earlier that day (via an email from thrifty to speed up the time to get my car.) I had no other option other than to get a hotel room (got to bed at 1pm) and return the next morning. When I arrived at thrifty and told them what had happened there was NO apology. The response was that it is listed on their web site and I should have known, The woman then asked if I had booked through a third party and explained that they do not always post that information. Quite a lame excuse. These days, most people book through a third party and it is up to Thrifty to be sure any third party they use has all their information. I will never use them again. It was bad enough that I was stranded, but the lack of any remorse, apology and customer care was very unprofessional.

10.0 Wonderful

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Drop off was SUPER easy! Pickup was a bit of a hassle, but it wasn’t too bad! :)

4.0 Mediocre

Oct 2023

KAYAK
Pickup at PHL was dreadful. Two hour wait, 2 employees with 50 people in line. Never again.

1.9 Poor

Jul 2021

KAYAK
You get what you pay for. It’s the cheapest option I found, in more ways than one.

1.9 Poor

Jun 2021

KAYAK
The wait to hopefully get a car was 2 hrs even when u had a reservation. Then they overcharged me. The car was fine and it was clean but the initially experience was terrible.

8.0 Very Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was great: worker was helpful.

Cons:

Wait time when picking up was outrageously long.

1 out of 56

Hertz

4.9

Mediocre

706 reviews

Cleanliness

5.6

Comfort

5.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

4.7

Value for money

5.1

19 locations in Philadelphia

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1 Arrivals Road

+1 215 492 7200

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1201 Market St

+1 215 238 0356

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1416 Wood Street

+1 215 622 2250

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1546 Cottman Avenue

+1 215 342 1896

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1700 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy

+1 215 563 2760

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2302 Castor Avenue

+1 215 537 4960

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2951 Market Street

+1 215 492 2958

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3111 Grays Ferry Avenue

+1 215 271 2672

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4100 Presidential Blvd

+1 215 477 2858

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5091 Umbria Street

+1 215 487 1456

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6633 N Broad St

+1 215 927 2615

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6815 Essington Av Philadelphia

+1 215 365 4070

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6815 Essington Ave

+1 215 365 4070

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6815 Essington Avenue

+1 215 365 3093

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7257 Frankford Avenue

+1 215 543 9823

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8 1/2 East Oregon Avenue

+1 267 239 2894

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8141 Ogontz Avenue

+1 215 887 2434

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9371 Roosevelt Blvd

+1 215 676 6260

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9903 Haldeman Avenue

+1 215 673 3073

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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
Customer service was not good. At pickup, customer service representative made it seem like I was required to have the insurance. I thought I had paid for everything up front then all of a sudden I have another $167 in insurance. It was very confusing. I will not be using Hertz again due to the fact it seemed like they were trying to get every cent out of you instead of working with you to give you a good car experience. If you pay ahead online they should not be trying to sell you more stuff at pickup that you don't need.

10.0 Wonderful

Dec 2023

KAYAK
All peoples involved were extremely courteous friendly and eager to help. No wonder Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
It was fast, easy, and stress free.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Single worst car rental experience I have had. I’ve tried to rent from this location multiple times, multiple confirmed prepaid bookings. This is the first time they have had a car. The people working here have never heard of customer service. They answer personal phone calls during helping customers, lie to customers faces, and walk away from you in the middle of trying to get your car and return your car. I have never seen anything like this Hertz location. Shocked they are allowed to operate.

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
There was no cars available

2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
Because they computer was down I had to wait 2 hours when I had a reservation. Then they gave me an “upgrade” of an EV, but no instructions about why that meant. Just rushed me through the process to get me out of there. I wound up spending more on charging the car than renting it. Not to mention the hours of time I lost trying to find places to charge, stations that were out of order, the six apps I had to download to my phone, and the actual hours I wasted charging the car instead of spending time with my family - the reason I rented the vehicle in the first place. When I told them I was upset they said there was nothing they could do until the rental was over. Now I have to wait 5-7 days to see IF I can get a refund. The Hertz location was in a cold parking garage with benches and 3 inch bulletproof glass so I couldn’t hear half the things they were talking about. Worst rental experience I’ve ever had. I’ll take the train next time. This was horrible.

1 out of 158

National

7.8

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.1

Value for money

7.6

2 locations in Philadelphia

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1 Arrivals Rd

+1 833 338 3322

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2955 Market St

+1 215 387 9077 ext. 1

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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff very friendly and efficient. Great vehicle.

2.0 Poor

Apr 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The purpose of the rental was to haul a new mattress. It would not fit in the tiny bed. The next size up in pick up truck would have doubled the price. The person working the counter was less than enthusiastic.

9.6 Wonderful

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy pick up (except we couldn't figure out how to get in the facility at first since the entrance had a sign saying "car return" when we wanted to pick up a car). The people at the pick up at PHL were very polite, helpful, and friendly.

10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

From the first click on-line, to being greeted at the reception desk to sign-in at the National counter to pick up the rental car....just incredible. Everyone on the National team was top notch in their attention to details, and their customer service: stellar, truly. To the attendant who finalized our transaction paperwork, to the team member who escorted us to our rental car...simply amazing. We were struck by National's competence and we vowed to never use any other service except the best: National. A model company that all others should be measured by...exemplary in every aspect.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2016

KAYAK

Cons:

My Chrysler 200 had a stain on the driver's seat and the interior smelled. The first car offered was a Nissan that someone had sprayed the gages on the dash with something that had dried and couldn't come off, making them unreadable. The woman at the counter gave me an attitude when she couldn't understand my email address. Never again National Car Rental!

2.0 Poor

Feb 2023

KAYAK
The key stopped working the night before we were supposed to return it car cannot be locked unlocked or started other than to auxiliary power definitely threw a wrench in our plans and a little bit of stress as we had a 6 AM flight the next day luckily roadside assistance was able to deliver us a new car at 11 that night.

1 out of 4

NextCar

8.0

Very Good

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One location in Philadelphia

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Colonial Airport Parking

+1 215 479 0234

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Kyte

8.7

Very Good

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1 Arrivals Rd

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2929 Arch St B

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2955 market street

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Europcar

5.6

Fair