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Reviews for Avis in Pittsburgh

Pros

" and friendly."(in 779 reviews)
" and very helpful."(in 779 reviews)
" drop off easy."(in 779 reviews)

Cons

" like cigarette smoke!"(in 116 reviews)
"Clerk said no ."(in 1799 reviews)
" was the worst."(in 163 reviews)
Overall Rating6.3 OkayBased on 44 reviews
Cleanliness
6.7
Comfort
6.7
Overall
6.3
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.6
Value for money
6.2

Recent reviews

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2.0
Car had obviously been in an accident prior. Huge scratches and dents on passenger side. Car had message “needs maintenance” the entirety of drive and gas tank was not full on pick up. The inside of vehicle looked like it received a quick sweep but obviously was not thoroughly cleaned. Found trash in several cup holders and a hand gun magazine with bullets in console. Was very disappointed with the overall experience and told clerk about all of this but received no response.Reviewed 2023 Dec 28
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10.0
The staff was the best thank youReviewed 2023 Dec 13
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6.0
Very dirty and smelled. Car had around 62k miles with more scratches and dents than you could count. Overall not the best experience.Reviewed 2023 Nov 22
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10.0
Quick processing at the counter compared to other companies. Very smooth, friendly and quick rental.Reviewed 2022 Oct 14
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10.0
Pros:I came back a bit worry because there was no body to give the car to and we saw several living it in a line at Avis so we did toCons:I know it is a bit difficult to have some one at 4:20 am at the airport so you could feel a bit more secure about the deliver of the carReviewed 2021 May 17
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10.0
Pros:Personable staff at pickup & drop off. Easy drop off procedure. No hard sell on upgrades/options at pick up.Cons:More options for available vehicles in the class reserved.Reviewed 2020 Sep 27
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2.0
Pros:The Staff was fine. The problem was that the rental car reservation was for a different place than the Pittsburgh airport where we needed it. I do not know how this happened. The result is that I had to cancel the reservation and rent from a competitor who offered a much better rate than Avis.Cons:Since this type of error happens frequently, I think the staff should be prepared for it and supply a competitive rate to rent the car.Reviewed 2019 Jul 30
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2.0
Pros:Pick up staff was helpful but drop off worst staff at Airport reception.Reviewed 2019 Jul 20
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9.6
Pros:Pretty seamless pick up and drop off even though it was busy.Cons:Rates seemed a little high for a Pittsburgh rental. It was a Holiday weekend but comparing to the same time last year it was high.Reviewed 2017 Nov 27
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10.0
Good experiencePros:The rental process was painless and quick. The people were friendly and courteous. The rental area is really convenient due to it being right outside of the baggage claim area. This doesn't have anything to do with Avis specifically, but it made for an easier rental experience with Avis in Pittsburgh. The car was better than I expected, in good shape, etc. The return process was easy and fast.Cons:Nothing that I can think of.Reviewed 2017 Sep 07
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10.0
Pros:The rep, Desiree, was so friendly and helpful. I had booked to the wrong location in PIT and she took care of it very quickly and really so warmly.Cons:The line took quite a while to move through before I got there. Not sure what took so long.Reviewed 2017 Aug 19
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6.4
All good until drop offPros:Pickup was easy and smooth.Cons:Drop off: When I arrived at my dropoff location the lady told me I would be charged $200 for bring it to the wrong location. Turned out the Avis in Pittsburgh gave me the wrong car that was reserved for someone else, and because of this I had to pay for their mistake. I called customer service right after and fixed the fiasco, but I will not be getting my refund for up to 14 days. The lady at the drop off in Rome,NY was also not helpful.Reviewed 2017 Jun 17
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Where can I find Avis car rentals in Pittsburgh?

Address

115 Rental Car Access Road

Hours

Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday07:00 - 23:30
Sunday07:00 - 23:30

Phone

+1 412 472 5200

Address

625 Stanwix Street

Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday09:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 412 261 0542

Address

620 Rodi Road

Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 412 243 0985

Address

6215 Babcock Boulevard

Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 412 366 3192

Address

4052 Liberty Avenue

Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00

Phone

+1 412 802 7072

Good to know

Most popular location

115 Rental Car Access Road

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for renting a car from Avis in Pittsburgh

  • When considering a rental car in Pittsburgh, PA, it's essential to factor in the local traffic conditions as well as the geographic terrain. Pittsburgh is known for its hills, winding roadways, and occasional traffic congestion, particularly during peak commuting hours. If you anticipate navigating through the city's downtown area or traveling during rush hours, opting for a smaller, more maneuverable vehicle can be advantageous. However, if you intend to explore the city’s surrounding areas and scenic countryside, you might want to consider a vehicle with good fuel efficiency and a larger cabin to accommodate longer drives.
  • Parking in Pittsburgh, PA, varies depending on location, and is another factor to consider when selecting a rental vehicle. In downtown Pittsburgh, parking is the most difficult, especially on weekdays. The North Shore near attractions like Heinz Field and PNC Park can be busy on game days, and rates may be higher during major events. The South Side, known for its nightlife, offers more parking garages, lots, and street parking, though availability can fluctuate. The Strip District, famous for its markets, has parking lots that can fill up quickly, especially on weekends. For your convenience, we recommend making use of free apps like ParkPGH and SpotHero to book parking reservations for your rental vehicle in advance.
  • Drivers looking to rent a vehicle through Avis during their visit to Pittsburgh will find that the company offers a rewards program called Avis Preferred that provides a range of driver benefits, including expedited check-in and check-out, priority access to vehicles, and the ability to earn points that can be exchanged for free rental days.
  • Those looking to rent a vehicle in Pittsburgh from an environmentally-conscious agency need look no further than Avis. They place a strong emphasis on sustainability and have taken several measures to reduce their environmental impact. This includes maintaining a modern and fuel-efficient fleet, which is regularly updated. Additionally, Avis offers a selection of cars running on alternative fuels like hybrid, electric, and compressed natural gas to support eco-friendly transportation.
  • Intermediate rental cars from Avis in Pittsburgh are around 11% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Avis in Pittsburgh

  • Where is the best location to pick up my vehicle when I book Avis car rentals in Pittsburgh?

    Picking up your Avis rental car at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) eliminates the need for additional transportation arrangements to reach a rental location outside the airport. The agency offers a wide range of vehicles on site to suit your preferences and needs.

  • What are the age and documentation requirements when I book Avis car rentals in Pittsburgh?

    To rent a car with Avis in Pittsburgh, you need to be at least 21 years old. If you're between 21 and 24, there may be an additional fee incurred. You'll also need a valid driver's license, and if it's not written in English, an international driver's permit and passport might be required. You will also need to be in possession of standard auto insurance and a credit card displaying your full name. If you plan to add other drivers to your rental agreement, note that they will need to meet the same requirements.

  • Are there amenities available to meet specific mobility needs when I book Avis car rentals in Pittsburgh?

    Avis provides a program called Avis Access that offers modified vehicles with enhanced handling capabilities for drivers with special mobility needs. These vehicles come equipped with features like hand controls for accelerator and brake operation, spinner knobs to assist with steering, and transfer seats to aid in transitioning from a wheelchair to the driver's seat. Avis also offers wheelchair accessible vans with ramps or lifts for easy entry and exit. To ensure availability, it's recommended to make a reservation for an accessible vehicle in advance, specifying your required adaptations.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Avis in Pittsburgh?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Avis in Pittsburgh.

  • How many car rental locations does Avis have in Pittsburgh?

    Avis has 5 rental locations in Pittsburgh. Take a look at our Avis rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Avis have a car rental location at the airport: Pittsburgh airport (PIT)?

    Yes

  • Does Avis offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Pittsburgh airport (PIT)?

    Yes