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Traverse City, MI, United States
24 Jun — 1 Jul
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Traverse City, MI, United States
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Pick-up locationTraverse City
Hire locations11
Airport locations8

Traverse City car hire reviews and directory

From £29/dayRated no. 1
Budget
Most popular
Best rated
Cheapest deal
8.6 Excellent (64 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Budget
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don't Drive+1 231 947 3883
Monday08:30 - 22:30
Tuesday08:30 - 22:30
Wednesday08:30 - 22:30
Thursday08:30 - 22:30
Friday08:30 - 22:30
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • 8.4
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  • 8.6
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  • 8.2
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent7 Jun 2021
Pros: Upgraded to a SUVCons: It smelled heavily of cigarette smoke
8.0 Excellent20 Apr 2021
Cons: The car was not cleaned out at all when I picked it up
8.0 Excellent20 Apr 2021
Cons: The car was not cleaned out at all, dusty, hair, dead bug
10.0 Excellent18 Apr 2021
Pros: Very friendly staff!
7.2 Good8 Sep 2020
Pros: The car was great. People were great.Cons: The price I paid was way more that I was expecting. I’m they should tell you the cost of things when your in person. They didn’t tell me how much the insurance was. When I made the booking it was 395. They billed be $541..
8.0 Excellent12 Nov 2019
Cons: Gas tank was not full when I picked it up, but agent asked me to return full. I did not have time to go in at pick up and ask them to verify that tank was not full. When I told her this upon return, she was surprised. I pointed out I was not asking for a refund, but that the cars are not as ready to be rented as they may be led to believe.
10.0 Excellent27 Aug 2019
Pros: Great deal! Easy to pick up and drop off. No hidden fees.Cons: Nothing, it was great.
9.6 Excellent18 Aug 2019
Cons: Had a good experience.
8.0 Excellent29 Jul 2019
Cons: Front tires had marginal tread depth.
10.0 Excellent8 Jul 2019
Pros: Nice people, nice car, great gas mileage.Cons: nothing
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Rated no. 2
Hertz
7.6 Good (45 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Hertz
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don't Drive+1 231 946 7051
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
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Recent reviews
6.0 Good13 Mar 2021
Pros: the gentleman I spoke eith on the phone thursday evening at the Travers City airoort location was very rude . I had made a reservation online and had a confirmation number - I just called to check and make sure it would be available for sure at 8 am and he proceeded to tell me that there was no guarantees and it may not be available. He said a reservation is NOT a guaranteed car!! Which i then asked why and he said that is just a fact- very rude!!
10.0 Excellent1 Mar 2021
Cons: Was as easy as possible. On site, walkable, location within steps of terminal. Very economical Toyota Corolla.
6.0 Good18 Oct 2020
Pros: Minivan not available, despite prepaid reservation. Very disappointed. Substitute was okay, but felt response to situation was limited. Did not have to return on full tank, not really a square deal.Cons: Cleaner vehicle, COVID sticker on door was difficult to remove, left residue, interior was not as clean as should have been, very poor counter work. Blamed difficulties on busy season. NOT my problem, take care of your business! Fall colors happen every year, deal with it.
6.0 Good12 Oct 2020
Pros: I got to the counter an they said your rental reservation has been changed to Enterprise so just go there. They have older cars and not nearly as good as Hertz.Cons: To make sure the reservation stays with the company you reserved with.
2.0 Mediocre12 Oct 2020
Pros: Nothing traverse city is awful for anyone younger than 55Cons: They had no cars anywhere in the city. Would be nice if they got some of those
6.4 Good24 Aug 2020
Pros: The staff member at checkout was not friendly at all.Cons: It was a brand new Jeep Wrangler but man was it an uncomfortable ride. We had a 6 hour each way trip. That vehicle is very utilitarian. You feel every bump in the road. Definitely not a vehicle I would like again.
8.8 Excellent6 Jul 2020
Pros: Because of the location it was easy peezy. Car was ready to go and clean. No issues.Cons: Nothing
2.0 Mediocre2 Jan 2020
Pros: The car smelt like smoke and I didn't feel comfortable having my kids in the car with us. When dropping off the car in TC the employee was rude. It was a terrible experience overall.Cons: Overall service and experience using hertz. Car smelt like smoke and it wasn't as clean as I'd hoped.
9.6 Excellent2 Sep 2019
Pros: Fast pick up and drop off. Pushed additional insurance, but know (through experience) that it is not needed.
10.0 Excellent31 Aug 2019
Cons: Nothing. As good as it gets.
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From £34/dayRated no. 3
Alamo
9.2 Excellent (8 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Alamo
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 370 9797
Monday09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday09:30 - 18:00
Thursday09:30 - 18:00
Friday09:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 18:00
  • 9.7
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  • 9.2
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
8.4 Excellent23 Jul 2017
large SUVPros: Car was the right size and comfort. We needed it. Drop off was easy. Location was perfect.Cons: We arrived earlier that the reservation time and the rental desk would not give us a car. That made part of the group sit in the airport terminal for two hours. In the future we will check the pick up time carefully or if not acceptable will find another way to rent a car. The rating for the pickup/dropoff was downgraded due to this issue. It was a pretty expensive rental at over $1100/week.
10.0 Excellent31 Dec 2016
Friendly servicePros: The return process on my one way rental was easy and quick. Happy with their service.
5.6 Okay28 Dec 2016
Charged more money upon pickup then quotedPros: It was a nice, clean rental vehicle.Cons: Since my sons vehicle broke down on his way home from college for Christmas we had to find a rental car so he could make the 6 hour journey back. We were quoted $37 online plus $18 insurance but had to pay $53 plus the $18 insurance for the extra charges that wasn't included in the quote. Since he is 21 we were charged extra and since I was paying for the car they had to add me as an additional driver which resulted with an additional charge (even though I wasn't driving it).
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Rated no. 4
Avis
8.2 Excellent (22 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Avis
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Drive+1 231 946 1223
Monday08:30 - 22:30
Tuesday08:30 - 22:30
Wednesday08:30 - 22:30
Thursday08:30 - 22:30
Friday08:30 - 22:30
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • 8.3
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  • 8.4
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent12 Jun 2021
Pros: Yrs
4.0 Okay8 Jun 2021
Cons: The rental car agency needs to stay open when flights are scheduled to arrive later. Ridiculous that the agency closes at 10:00 and there’s no way to get the rental car until the next morning.
2.0 Mediocre17 Aug 2020
Cons: As a person using a cane, to be required to park my car in n the airport lot (without notice) and then walk back to the Avis lot (without curb cuts for part of the walk) is quite an inconvenience!! In addition, the car did NOT have a radio. Each rental should require an attendance to explain the features or lack there of to the renter.
10.0 Excellent25 Feb 2019
Pros: Cars were readily available. Service was quick and easy. The car was new and clean and the price was just right.Cons: The prices online differ from that at the desk. If you don't make a reservation then it is usually more expensive. I would let people know that.
10.0 Excellent27 Nov 2017
Helpful person at desk, convenient pick up and drop off of carPros: Friendly and helpful person at the desk, No problems with the car, Car close to baggage claim. Easy to return.Cons: Nothing
5.6 Okay14 Nov 2017
It's a compromise I guess, this reviews both locationsPros: Car was new and cleanCons: I reserved a full size sedan because I'm 6'8 and that's what fits, but got a mini SUV that was way too small. Also, it was a rav 4 with very annoying options and a console that dug into my right knee for the entire 7 hour drive. Oh, and the cruise control didnt work And the check engine light was on And the fuel cap was missing, I assume that was the reason for the engine light. None of these seemed to throw a flag when I mentioned it to their employees, but it was a cheap rental.....I guess they don't care too much about their vehicles, next time I'll have to make that 400 mile drive in second gear
9.6 Excellent29 Jun 2017
Cons: I didn't like that there wasn't an Avis representative on the receiving end. I just had to put my keys in a drop box and hope that they didn't charge me for any extras.
8.4 Excellent6 Jul 2016
Ease of getting out degenerate planes are fullPros: Nice agent. Easy to rent.
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From £36/dayRated no. 5
Enterprise
7.6 Good (10 reviews)
3 locations in Traverse City
Enterprise
Locations in Traverse City
1789 Garfield Avenue South+1 231 933 7000
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3464 N Us Highway 31 S+1 231 941 6657
Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 996 0645
Monday09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday09:30 - 18:00
Thursday09:30 - 18:00
Friday09:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 18:00
  • 7.8
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  • 7.4
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent19 Apr 2017
Great customer servicePros: I forgot my tablet under the back seat and they called right away to let me know. Thanks for going above and beyond!
7.2 Good15 Nov 2016
service at rental spotPros: the car was clean and perfectly sized for what we needed.Cons: the two people working at the enterprise pick up center were unfriendly, and short.
2.0 Mediocre17 Sep 2016
I felt scammedPros: Seemed straightforward with a notice the night before from Enterprise for my Lic# and Enterprise# to expedite the rental process - presumably affirming my confirmation made a couple weeks earlier.Cons: I arrive 90 min after the 1pm registered time due to a flight delay and was told they rented my assigned car and had nothing they could give me since the few remaining cars were claimed. When I asked why they said it was "policy" to not hold a confirmation after 60 min. They said they called my cell - they did not as there was no missed call registered on my phone. With a big smile they said "sorry". They said Enterprise all around was out and I should call other rental car places. Clearly they rented my car to a walk in for a higher rate and blew my reservation away. The perfunctory and impassioned response was most irritating. I called customer service - same thing.
10.0 Excellent2 Sep 2016
Pros: Loved the car. Staff was wonderful. Kept the car a day longer than planned, and they were good with that too. Will be going back there.
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Easirent
1 location in Traverse City
Easirent
Locations in Traverse City
Cherry Capital Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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National
1 location in Traverse City
National
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 370 9796
Monday09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday09:30 - 18:00
Thursday09:30 - 18:00
Friday09:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 18:00
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Sunnycars
1 location in Traverse City
Sunnycars
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don`t Drive
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Thrifty
1 location in Traverse City
Thrifty
Locations in Traverse City
1655 South Garfield Avenue+1 231 946 2371
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Recent reviews
149 travellers who hired a car in Traverse City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car hire locations in or near Traverse City

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

£35/day

Good deal

£31/day

When to book a car hire in Traverse City

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Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Traverse City

  • 25% of our users found a car hire in Traverse City for £31 or less
  • Book your car hire in Traverse City at least 6 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Economy car hires in Traverse City are around 38% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about car rentals in Traverse City

  • Some car hire companies in Traverse City which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Alamo and Enterprise

  • On average a hire car in Traverse City costs £35 per day.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Traverse City are Budget (8.6, 69 reviews), and Enterprise (7.7, 56 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Traverse City 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.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Traverse City.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Cherry Capital airport include Budget, Alamo and Enterprise.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cherry Capital airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Alamo and Enterprise.

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

  • A Intermediate car hire in Traverse City costs £35 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Traverse City costs £25 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car hire in Traverse City costs £40 per day, on average.

  • In Traverse City, cars are most frequently hired at Budget 727 Fly Don't Drive (3 miles from city centre).

  • On average hiring a car in Traverse City costs £246 per week (£35 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Traverse City costs £1,053 per month (£35 per day).