Salem car hire

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Salem, OR, United States
28 Sep — 5 Oct
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Salem, OR, United States
Tue 28/9
Tue 5/10
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Salem car hire information

Pick-up locationSalem
Hire locations7
Airport locations2

Salem car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Best rated
8 Excellent (32 reviews)
5 locations in Salem
Locations in Salem
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
7.9 Good24 Aug 2021
Very nice car, clean, comfortable and ran well.
2.0 Mediocre26 Apr 2021
Did not have a good experience overall.Better customer service and willingness to resolve issues.
10.0 Excellent14 Feb 2021
It was great all...nice car, nice people, great price, all great
10.0 Excellent16 Nov 2020
all of the aboveInfinity G50 is a cheap car. I would have preferred a Jetta. But was in good working condition
8.0 Excellent10 Oct 2020
The pickup was extremely easy once it was my turn, did a quick walk around swiped my card and I was off. The young guy that got me going was very quick and polite.When the TV commercials say we'll pick you up that's true if you are already within walking distance anyway!!! The office is located on the edge of town, I live 13 miles away down a 55 mph state hwy, they wouldn't come pick me up because I was outside the 10 mile radius. The thing that really upset me is any place say 5-7 miles away in town would have taken as long or longer with lights and traffic!!!
10.0 Excellent23 Jul 2020
The young Lady that helped us was very friendly, A customer Service all star!Everything went very well from pickup to drop off.
7.2 Good16 Jun 2020
The process of reserving the car and the car itself was easy.There was an issue when I dropped off the car in Helena. I will say that the empolyee, Gwen, who helped me from Albany was VERY helpful. She resolved the issue. I feel that the employee in Helena was also very kind and was just trying to do his job. The situation did cause me some stress, though.
10.0 Excellent21 Oct 2019
Emily was outstanding... She was kind and professional. She listened to my situation and offered me a solution that would work. I was very pleased with my rental.
5.2 Okay7 Oct 2019
The rental company was closed when we dropped the car off and noticed that there was a sign posted that said we are liable for the car until the employees process the car back in. I’m not sure I agree with that statement. If I return the car to your lot I damaged and then someone else hits it returning another vehicle or it gets broken into, I should not be liable for those damages. Also, who’s to say that I’m not going to be charged for an additional day or hours because nobody is there to accept the keys?
10.0 Excellent17 Aug 2019
Courteous staff, quick car pick-up and very quick drop off procedures at PDXNothing, really. Very good experience
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Rated no. 2
7 Good (38 reviews)
2 locations in Salem
Locations in Salem
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 6.6
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent1 Jul 2021
staff very helpful and friendly.I booked this car about a month from the pick up day vis priceline. however when I got there the price was not honor and the staff told me that priceline always missed up. I called priceline while I was there and the staff at priceline told me that priceline did not missed up and Hertz need to honor the price I have. Hertz did not honor the price insisted that priceline always missed up with the price and some times with the reservation. long story short I was stuck between priceline said and Hertz said. however Hertz staff was nice to lower the price down and let me drop the car in Portland instead of Salem.
6.0 Good17 May 2021
I liked most, the comfortability of the rental.
10.0 Excellent1 May 2021
Yes ExtremelyNa
6.0 Good13 Apr 2021
It was not clean and it didn’t have water to clean the from window the key need a new battery so we buyed
8.8 Excellent26 Oct 2020
The Hertz Salem office staff were super friendly. Very nice people even though they were very busy at the time of pick up.To save time, the car could have been fueled ahead of my scheduled pick up time, and the windshield washer fluid could have been filled. I had to add a half gallon of washer fluid for my trip.
7.2 Good8 Oct 2020
Double check the gas in the vehicles. To what is on the computer and what they put on the stickers. This can avoid many issues and unsatisfied customers. Have designated parking spaced that say drop off. Or let you know where to park when your returning the vehicle.
4.8 Okay18 Sep 2020
Staff was great. No complaints.I thought we were getting a small SUV or crossover. We were given a Toyota Corolla. I believe this 2019 car had a hole in its muffler. It sounded funny while accelerating.
2.0 Mediocre7 Jul 2019
I waited for over an hour for Hertz to tell me they couldn't even rent me the truck I pre-ordered because it had been in recall. Hertz did not tell me before hand or arrange a different truck. I had to get a ride to a different rental company.
6.4 Good3 Nov 2018
Friendly desk staff.Disrespectful pick up routine, took over 20 minutes with staff member repeating how much cleaning cost over and over as if i was some sort of frat boy. Car was damaged on pick up, so they don’t seem to fix them when something happens. Will not be back.
10.0 Excellent11 Oct 2018
Best rental car business!Everything from pick up to drop off, amazing experience!If anything, a discount or free upgrade would be cool
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Rated no. 3
8.2 Excellent (10 reviews)
1 location in Salem
Locations in Salem
  • 8.2
  • 9
  • 8.4
  • 7.2
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent2 Jun 2020
Upon picking up the rental, the lady was extremely polite and helpful. As well as the drop off.Cleaning windows is a chore, but the rear window on the inside was just a smearing of dirt.
6.4 Good4 Jul 2019
I wish the car was clean and ready for the next customer however that wasn’t the case, but the clerk adjust the fee, that was okay!
7.6 Good13 May 2017
Great priceCheaper to rent for a day then using Uber 2 timesWeird smell in car. Need better signage at the airport
7.2 Good6 Sep 2016
Great vehicle upgradeTried to give me a compact vehicle when I rented a full size, then told me It was their only car left and also tried to tell me that it WAS a full size vehicle. Manager immediately changed it when I told him what had happened.
4.4 Okay22 Aug 2016
Not what I expectedThe ride overall was smooth and had a good amount of storage for what I needed.I had placed a Minivan rental for the day and was told that there would be one available only to go in and be given a Kia Sorento. When I asked the agent about the difference, he was both non-empathetic and unapologetic in giving me the replacement type of vehicle. He also did not to do anything to help me with an accommodation or to figure out how to compensate me for the issue. Further, the SUV he gave me had a near flat tire on it. When I brought it back in and told him about it, he attempted to shove my problem onto another employee and then let out a loud, audible sigh as if inconvenienced. He came back after making me wait for 10 minutes, handed me the keys and really did not even say anything in the way of an apology for the time it took to remedy the problem. I do not hold these issues against him personally but he had very poor customer service. Finally, the car had developed a very sour, funky smell that became a bit overpowering in the afternoon. I brought it to the airport agent's attention when I dropped it off and she noticed it as well.
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Rated no. 4
8.2 Excellent (17 reviews)
1 location in Salem
Locations in Salem
  • 8.4
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 7.8
  • 8.4
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10.0 Excellent20 May 2021
Easy pick up, easy drop off.Nothing
2.0 Mediocre11 Aug 2020
I had a reservation I booked online And got a confirmation. Upon arriving and talking with the agent there he let me know that he had no vehicle at the time available for the reservation, I asked for any other vehicles if he had available for replacement, he said he was totally out of vehicles and that he had two reservations that he did not have any cars for. On my way out a lady was entering as she was the other reservation. She came out and got in her rental and drive off. Agent there obviously lied, performed discrimination and so unprofessional. This is a multiple time same agent had done something like this. Other time he had out a rental that was very dirty. Crumbs on chairs and sticky door handles, open drinks and face masks on the floor. WOULD NOT RENT FROM THERE ANYMORE UNTIL THEY REMOVE THIS AGENT!!!DO YOUR JOB OR DON’T BE THERE. CUSTOMERS ARE YOUR FIRST PRIORITIES.
5.6 Okay9 Jul 2019
The vehicle was clean.The customer service from the BUDGET AGENT was poor, to say the least. Very rude people over the phone that make rude comments thinking we can’t hear it. Same thing during drop off at their location, I was planning to pay with my debit card my rental, and the agent says well you should’ve told me
9.6 Excellent31 Mar 2018
Ford explorerComfortable and unlimited miles, great for the family.Everything was great, a little pricey, but great.
8.0 Excellent5 Sep 2017
Quick ReturnReturning the car was simple and quick.
10.0 Excellent25 Aug 2017
Reasonable one way price.
6.4 Good24 Aug 2017
Terrible customer service at Salem airport pickup/drop off.Indian man at counter made horrible mistakes which resulted in not just one but THREE credit cards having a hold for my rental charges...the only three cards I had on me. Had to have my wife Uber to the airport ($40) to bring me another card, as apparently the number/info won't work, he has to run it through his machine. Spent 2 hours trying to pick up a rental car at an airport that has zero customers. I was the only one there. I tried to extend my rental over the phone/online and was not allowed. I had to go back to the airport to turn in my car and rent another. Guess who was waiting at the counter? The Indian man. Guess who did the exact same thing to two credit cards even as I warned him he had done it previously? If renting a car in Salem, Oregon, do yourself a favor and go anywhere but Budget. This guy handles car and truck rentals for Budget and Avis. Steer clear.
9.2 Excellent9 Jul 2017
Road tripUsed car to help someone move so great to have cargo space without having to drive a truck. Lot of power.Car wasn't ready as reserved even though I arrived about 45 minutes past scheduled pickup time. Took it dirty, which was mostly on outside. Without us we'd manual was hard to find some things and confused by no gascap
8.0 Excellent12 May 2017
They had one car available on short notice (same day booking)
8.0 Excellent12 Sep 2016
The Ford Flex is a very comfortable vehicleThe car was not washed or cleaned on the inside when I picked it up in Salem. They did have the lot person take it around back to spray the car off, but it failed to remove the waterspots on the black car. Normally, not a big deal, but I was attending my daughter's wedding and would have preferred the car look better.
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1 location in Salem
Locations in Salem
Recent reviews
97 travellers who hired a car in Salem gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.7

Car hire locations in or near Salem

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When to book a car hire in Salem

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Top tips for renting a car in Salem

  • Book your car hire in Salem at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Salem are around 27% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Salem

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire company in Salem is Enterprise (8.4, 55 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Salem 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.

  • Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Salem.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Portland airport include Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, Avis and National.

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

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

  • A Economy car hire in Salem costs £29 per day, on average.

  • A Intermediate car hire in Salem costs £28 per day, on average.

  • A Mini car hire in Salem costs £39 per day, on average.