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Portland Car Hire

Wed 7/12 Pick-up
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Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (9.1, 19 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook St
+1 888 826 6893
  • 9.1
  • 9.5
  • 9.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
25 Feb 2016
Pros: Really competent, efficient, and kind at the rental desk.
9.2 Excellent
9 Jul 2016
Pros: Front desk at PWM was extremely helpful and nice.
10.0 Excellent
21 Oct 2015
Great customer service! Prompt in and out.
Cons: Price was 25% high and all the extra fees which total another 25% are very annoying
10.0 Excellent
4 Apr 2016
Pros: Great cust service.
10.0 Excellent
19 Apr 2016
Pros: Customer service was excellent. Easy to pickup and drop off.
8.4 Excellent
25 Apr 2016
Pros: Car clean which was comfortable and performed well Desk staff was attentive and efficient, explained options to the contract well Good value
Cons: Did not like that the rental site did have the catagory of car I had requested and had been confirmed Although the alternative car drove well, it was unnecessarily larger and traveling the distance I did more expensive.
10.0 Excellent
27 Apr 2016
Fantastic
Pros: The returned my ipad mini that I left in the truck!!! Thank you.
10.0 Excellent
4 Jun 2016
Great service
Pros: The agent "Paul" at PWM recognized me as a regular customer and remembered my preferences. Rented a new Corolla. Excellent car and service.
10.0 Excellent
19 Jun 2016
Great price
Pros: We found a great price for a car rental from Portland, Maine to Manchester, NH. We also LOVED our Elantra - great gas mileage, and the trunk fit all four of our suitcases.
4.4 OK
10 Jul 2016
A lot of hidden fees
Pros: The car itself was fine.
Cons: There were a lot of hidden fees. My rental was supposed to cost $165 for 8 days yet when I returned it two days early it actually cost me $220 and that was after they tried to charge me $340 dollars. I've rented cars several times and always was happy with my experience, this is the first time I felt mislead. This also happens to be the first time I went through Alamo and KAYAK.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (9.0, 18 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
2 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Portland
1 Marginal Way
+1 207 772 0030
1001 Westbrook St
+1 207 615 0030
  • 8.8
  • 9.2
  • 9.2
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
29 Jun 2016
Very professional
Pros: People were very helpful
4.8 OK
2 Nov 2016
Cons: I feel like bait and switch scam.. The car costs $110 more than what my booking said it would cost (Conf # 1226751128 at $309). Tried giving me a car in the class I ordered, but agent then said that car neeeded maintenance and he would give me a free upgrade. That's when things began to derailed. Agent stated I made reservatoins with their downtown office; even though, I requested aiport (PWM) pickup when making the reservation. The address was 1 Marginal Way on the confirmation. I have no idea where that address is - airport or city? Agent told me I would have to pay the difference ($110) which I agreed to pay as I didn't have time to argue with the agent. I still feel I was taken advantage of and will probably carefully consider before making another Enterprise reservation thru Kayak.
10.0 Excellent
30 Jun 2016
Great service!
Pros: They were very personable and matched my price from another company. The car was exactly what we needed and it was in excellent condition. I had never driven an Infinity before, so that was another plus. They introduced us to the type of people we continued to meet in Maine: very friendly and courteous. Would use them again without question.
Cons: I cannot think of anything that was a problem.
8.4 Excellent
17 Sep 2016
Pros: Car was very new with great phone plugin support
Cons: Agent messed up my rate, so I had to renegotiate after dropoff. Also car reeked of Armorall, now my belongings still have the smell!
10.0 Excellent
17 Jan 2016
Pros: Everything was great from beginning to end. The car as well as customer service /support
10.0 Excellent
9 Feb 2016
Excellent service
Pros: Responsive staff on a car switch and emergency dropoff to another location due to weather. Staff was accommodating and friendly and we enjoyed the brand new DodgevDurango immensely.
10.0 Excellent
7 Apr 2016
Excellent
Pros: At the Portland jetport in Portland Maine customer service is excellent. Vehicle quality. Upgrades. Reception walked me to my car where it was driven to me and controls were fully explained. I never once have had an issue with Enterprise.
Cons: They pushed hard to sell insurance even though I was fully covered to rent.
10.0 Excellent
9 Apr 2016
Pros: Drop off went as planned in Portland
10.0 Excellent
9 May 2016
Pros: The staff at PWM airport was great!
10.0 Excellent
9 May 2016
Pros: nice car
Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.2, 15 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
Dollar
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 866 434 2226
  • 8.0
  • 8.3
  • 8.0
  • 8.7
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
5.2 OK
27 Jul 2016
Car was filthy,
Pros: Prompt pickup and delivery
Cons: Car was filthy, seats stained, gravel on floor, outside hadn't been washed.
8.0 Good
22 Sep 2016
Cons: additional driver was a lot more per day
8.0 Good
7 Oct 2016
Pros: Car was nice for our trip. Did almost 1000 miles on car and no issues with it mechanically. Gas mileage was great.\ Agent on turnin took my word for low fuel in car, not full tank as paperwork showed.
Cons: The agent did not explain the toll road guizmo behind the rear view mirror. Paid first time cash as didn't know had a ez pass, like fast pass in California. Gas mileage was not correct on form when picked up car.
2.0 Poor
23 Nov 2015
Cons: never had a DOLLAR car to drop off
10.0 Excellent
29 Dec 2015
Pros: I like everything. The service was excelent
7.2 Good
27 Apr 2016
Pros: The car was very nice and clean
Cons: I paid twice as much than the reported price on Kayak
10.0 Excellent
12 Jul 2016
Pros: When I got to the airport in Portland, Maine the Dollar representative was prepared and I was out to my car in no time at all. It was a pleasant experience. I will do it again.
8.0 Good
24 Sep 2016
Experience renting from the lowest price bracket
Pros: Affordable, flexible, and available when I needed it. If I needed a car for a couple days, I'd do exactly the same thing again.
Cons: I have no big complaints, returning the car was slightly confusing but not really an issue.
10.0 Excellent
26 Sep 2016
Pros: the customer service agent's helpfulness
10.0 Excellent
6 Oct 2016
Manager's Special
Pros: First, the vehicle - a Kia Sportage AWD, super-nice that, somehow, ended up with 440 miles in a 4-day visit, 10.9 gallons to fill? ECO mode is something else on this. I thought I'd hired a compact, but, that was the special, at the price quoted on KAYAK for the compact, so I was pretty delighted by that. Actually a bit stupefied for a moment when he stated it was the same price; I had to ask the agent to clarify, and, still in disbelief, asked what the upgrade fee was yet a third time. I think it pleased him a little to smile so broadly and hand over the keys. We made several short trips around the Portland area and down to NH, just a great ride, handled well enough on the swoopy back roads between Sebago and Exeter, and the great visibility was a joy while we enjoyed the sights along the way. Check-in was well-designed, perhaps the best I've ever seen. Greenville/Spartanburg (S.C., if you didn't know) has a similar setup and I'd thought it clever there. Under a 5-minute walk from baggage claim to the rental service counter. After a brief wait, like 15 minutes, we were getting checked in and shortly, off on our trip! We arrived about noon, and the queue was not terrible at all. I did not know that Hertz and Dollar were a joint outfit, so, you might go a while between "Dollar" signs, but Hertz had signs up every ten yards or so, follow the yellow brick road, it works out. Likewise, navigating the parking garage to your hire.
Cons: Well, no wait would be better I suppose, not that I'm complaining, 'cause I'm not. The parking garage is awfully dark, don't you think? That's about it, I really couldn't be happier
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.9, 14 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
2 locations
Hertz
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 774 6391
202 Warren Ave Ste 300
+1 207 797 7156
  • 6.7
  • 7.7
  • 7.0
  • 6.3
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
5.6 OK
23 Jun 2016
Good but.....
Pros: I liked how close to terminal Hertz is, easy to pick up and drop off. Car was clean.
Cons: The car needed a tune up. Tried to exchange it twice but other locations were very remote and didnt have cars to give to me
9.2 Excellent
6 Aug 2016
Excellent customer service
Pros: Seth was very helpful and pleasant to work with. I will definitely rent here again on my frequent visits to Maine.
2.0 Poor
23 Aug 2016
Pick up location was closed after pick up time
Cons: They never should have allowed the reservation to be made. I requested a 6pm pick-up time and the location closes at 6pm! I had to get a car at another location and go through the hassel of getting a refund on the first car. Not fun!
6.4 Good
29 Aug 2016
I was charged extra above quote on my confirmation
Pros: Car was fine. No problems.
Cons: I was charged above the quoted price that was on my confirmation. The rep told me that this was airport taxes. Apparently, the booking was made for an off-site location rather than the airport, even though I was flying into the airport. I would not get a rental from this site again because of that. They should honor the quoted price.
6.4 Good
10 Nov 2015
Jeep Pioneer Needed Maintenance
Cons: We rented a Jeep Pioneer that had a loud squeak and grinding noise in its rear suspension. Clearly the vehicle needed maintenance.
6.0 OK
7 Dec 2015
Experience thus far . . .
Pros: Drop off was very easy and attendant was efficient and friendly.
Cons: Pick up took way too long. Close to 1/2 hour!! Needed assistance from a 2 attendant before we could move things along. Second attendant was courteous but not necessarily friendly. EZ pass option is great idea but it would be helpful to know what if any charges other then tolls are associated with its use.
6.0 OK
19 Jan 2016
Pros: The car was great but they would not let my spouse drive for free. I asked several questions about this and they told me that wasn't available in Maine. The next day we realized it was a benefit of our AAA insurance and called to have him added as a driver. The agent told us we could not do tha without opening our contract, which would mean we would need to pay the current price for the car rental. Not good customer service, especially when the contract stated we had AAA insurance.
6.0 OK
23 Jan 2016
Good human customer service, bad robots
Pros: The people I dealt with in Portland and Philadelphia were very nice and professional and helpful. Got done what I needed done efficiently and without big issues.
Cons: The customer service hotline over the phone was a terrible 1984 / Brazil - esque "voice-mail hell" scenario. I was put into a Robot Loop of Uselessness that I could not escape from.
10.0 Excellent
9 Jun 2016
Always Quick and Courteous
Pros: I always prefer to use Hertz because they aren't aggressive with trying to upsell and the pickup process is quick and painless. Also, at the destination airport, one of their employees gave us curbside service to the airport after drop-off since we had a toddler and car seat with us.
Cons: There's nothing about my rental experience that was unpleasant.
6.8 Good
19 Sep 2016
pick up
Pros: Had problems. Agent not very friendly. Couldn't give us directions. Gave us a little compact car instead of intermediate. We spent extra time complaining but then they exchanged car.
Cons: Car we finally got was right size which we should have been given to begin with.
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.5, 7 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
Avis
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 874 7500
  • 8.3
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent
18 Oct 2015
Great deal
Pros: Super good deal.
Cons: The car had some undisclosed damage upon check-out, the ez pay toll transponder didn't work and the rear window had a distortion, making it tough to see through.
2.0 Poor
9 Mar 2016
Cons: Never arrived
10.0 Excellent
24 Apr 2016
Pros: As it was a drop off, comfort, cleanliness, and value do not apply.
10.0 Excellent
29 Aug 2016
Pros: easy drop off
10.0 Excellent
31 Aug 2016
Pros: Awesome customer service
9.6 Excellent
30 Sep 2016
Pros: Loved the Ford fusion
9.2 Excellent
14 Oct 2016
Pros: The gentlemen that checked us in at Cambridge was great. Thanks
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 2 reviews)
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
National
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook St
+1 888 826 6890
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
6 Jun 2016
Pros: Friendly and Professional
10.0 Excellent
14 Sep 2016
Pros: Van with price as promised
Cons: Everything fine
Budget
budget
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
Budget
Locations in Portland
1001 Westbrook Street
+1 207 874 7500
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Portland:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Portland
Airport Parking Garage, Lower Level
75 travellers who hired a car in Portland gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.5

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