Car rental at Bellingham Airport

Car rental at Bellingham Airport

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Bellingham, WA, United States - Bellingham
23 May — 30 May
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Bellingham, WA, United States - Bellingham
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Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (36 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Alamo
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8.6
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
1.9 Horrible2021 Sep 20
I arrived exactly at 5 pm (after spending $35 on a Lyft to get there), which is apparently when they close. I had no way of knowing they closed this early- I didn't get any forewarning at all. The guy was still there at the desk but wouldn't help me even after I told him that I didn't have anywhere to go. He said "we open at 9 am" and then walked away from me and left. Not everyone can afford the $250/night airport hotel... And I was just renting a car for that evening and the following day since my flight was at 5 pm the next day. So there was no point in paying for a rental car for half a day (especially was not going to give my business to them after he was so unhelpful...). So, I was stuck in the airport for 24 hrs because this dude couldn't start the computer back up for me.
8.0 Excellent2021 Apr 01
Helpful staff and easy dropoffRedundant insurance policies between kayak and the actual rental agency, don't offer the kayak one.
2.0 Mediocre2020 Nov 24
Nothing - because you show up, and no one is at the desk and then you are stuck with no car. This is the 2nd time Alamo does it. Learned my lesson - NEVER RENT WITH THEM!If someone was actually there to give me a car, that would be a plus - so I don’t have to be in a city with NO RENTAL CAR. Showing up for work is a plus in my book guys.
8.0 Excellent2020 Oct 05
Staff was friendly. Pick-up and drop-off were very easy.
3.6 Mediocre2020 Aug 31
Staff was great, easy pickup and drop offI ordered a Cadillac or similar, they didn't have any, so I got a smokey Mazda SUV that I could barely fit into instead, without a price drop or any other options given.
6.8 Good2020 Aug 19
Staff was friendly but didn't know what options the car had.Staff should have available to them all of the options available on any car. Also the interior front window was not clean
10.0 Excellent2020 Jul 22
Very friendly staff
10.0 Excellent2020 Jun 24
Service person was super friendly and accomodating. The car rental was perfect for my needs. Thank you!
9.6 Excellent2019 Dec 29
Staff was friendly and helpful. Explained options well but not pushy. Overall very nice.Van we rented could have been closer to airport. Not a big deal though.
10.0 Excellent2018 Nov 14
Return was quick and easyThe Alamo staff at BLI was very friendly and helpful. Super quick.
Rated #2
National
9.8 Excellent (6 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
National
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 9.3
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
Recent reviews
Rated #3
Avis
9.7 Excellent (8 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Avis
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 9.5
  • 10
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2019 Sep 02
We reserved an economy car, however none was available, so we were given a larger SUV with no extra charge. Very comfortable ride!Nothing, it was a positive experience all around. The car was nice and clean!!
10.0 Excellent2017 Feb 20
When I got to the counter the associate was very friendly, even found me a better deal and put me in a way nicer car.
8.8 Excellent2016 Jun 03
Nice car to drive around the Northwestern area ofThe care was in very good condition and fun to drive.The check-out process was a bit slow. I am beginning to realize this is standard for the entire car rental industry. It would be nice to get some more help behind the check-out counters.
Rated #4
Budget
8.6 Excellent (17 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Budget
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8.5
  • 8.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Nov 13
Budget called last minute to let us know that the vehicle we had reserved for the morning was unavailable. They were unwilling to find us another rental car as we were dependent on it to get to our flight (1.5 hours away) in the morning. Their customer service was terrible, basically telling us that it was our problem and not theirs. We expected more from a trusted company :(
10.0 Excellent2020 Jul 28
Everything was good
2.0 Mediocre2019 Feb 14
They overcharged me $250 this company is terrible will never use Budget again.Honesty
10.0 Excellent2018 Dec 26
Easy pick up and drop off.It was all good.
10.0 Excellent2017 Oct 26
Excellent serviceYour employee was very polite and helpful, if she were my employee I would give her a raise :-)
5.6 Okay2017 Aug 23
OverchargedRepresentative was pleasant, but not helpful.I pointed out the contract from Sacramento was wrong and was told I'd need to contact them to correct.
Rated #5
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (25 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8.6
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
4.8 Okay2020 Aug 10
The mini van was what I had reserved, ran well, was full of fuel.It could have been ready on time ( was 50 minutes late) could have been more thoroughly cleaned (candy wrapper on floor, road dust visible in interior). The Assistant manager said she had personally helped clean the vehicle as it was not ready on time. I’m sure she did. I’m also sure I was given a vehicle that had not been thoroughly readied for pick up, which is quite serious given we are in a Global health crises And that Enterprise promises rigorous cleaning of a car given their responsibility to do all possible to reduce contamination between renters.
8.0 Excellent2019 Oct 13
yessurvey button for excellent not working so I checked good instead
10.0 Excellent2019 Sep 06
Ryan couldn't have been more kind and understanding about a last-minute change due to a family emergency and got us into a larger car at minimum cost.Really no complaints!
10.0 Excellent2018 Nov 05
Great customer service.Staff was friendly and helpful in getting us the car we needed.
8.8 Excellent2018 Oct 14
Nice person at the desk.Drop off in Bellingham WA airport was awkward. Signage is fine until the last 1000 yds., then it becomes virtually invisible in the dark. I circled the airport 3 times. The nice woman at the Enterprise desk (the only person in the entire rental area at 7:15 am BTW) suggested that this invisibility is a common problem; (Fix it, Enterprise, make a new sign) Returning a car is a bit "loose" - park it wherever - but that was fine with me..unless there's a problem later that I don't know about
8.0 Excellent2018 Oct 06
Bellingham employees are superiorThe type of car reserved was available, the car was clean and the employees were pleasant and helpful.There were minor electrical problems with the car. The seatbelt alert was not working, I inadvertently drove off with my elderly aunt no seatbelts in.
2.0 Mediocre2018 Jul 19
No optionsNothingNo great options for luxury cars.
6.0 Good2017 Nov 29
Inform your employeesThe employees at the Bellingham airport were not helpful. I called on two different days and was told both times that they could not find my reservation. The first time they couldn’t find it using my last name so they used my confirmation number then the second time they couldn’t find it using my confirmation number so they used my last name. My main frustration came with their lack of knowledge on where to drop the car off. We took the car 20 miles south to Anacortes to drop the car off at the ferry landing but didn’t know exactly where to leave it parked. The anacortes enterprise office was already closed so we called the Bellingham office and the employee was of no help. He said he’d never heard of dropping the car off at the ferry landing but I had already been told by the anacortes office that we were able to drop it off there for pick up the next day. After getting nowhere on the phone with the employee from Bellingham we ended up finding the right parking lot on our own, 5 minutes before our ferry came. My point of all this is to inform your enterprise employees of your drop off locations. I know this drop off is a different location than the Bellingham employees might be used to but it’s only 20 miles from them so I feel like they should know. The ferry drop off is very convenient and I can see more people utilizing it as time goes on and they should get specific instructions on where exactly to drop the car off to save them stress later.
10.0 Excellent2017 Aug 27
Helpfulness of employees at both Bellingham and Bellevue Enterprise locations. Customer service was great.
9.6 Excellent2017 Aug 20
Brandon at Bellingham WA airport @ Enterprise was excellent! Very helpful and professional!
Rated #6
Thrifty
8.2 Excellent (8 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2022 Mar 15
It was a wonderful experience.
1.9 Horrible2021 Jul 11
The car was never reserved. I will never use Kayak again.
8.0 Excellent2021 Apr 16
Told me to bring it back full
10.0 Excellent2020 Sep 15
Pick up and drop offFreee gas..... Haha
Rated #7
Hertz
8.1 Excellent (28 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Hertz
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
  • 8.1
  • 8.2
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2021 Jun 12
Staff was friendly. Drop off was super easy.Very difficult to make an extension on the phone since I didn't have access to internet while traveling.
10.0 Excellent2021 Apr 28
The check out staff was very friendly. We did not see anyone when we dropped off the car.We probably paid too much for paying for a half tank of gas before taking car. I’m sure we didn’t use that much.
10.0 Excellent2018 Aug 28
Great staffBrian and Brent were great to work with!Inside of the windshield could have been cleaner.
10.0 Excellent2018 Apr 16
Everything perfectCar, care
2.0 Mediocre2018 Jan 08
I paid for a rental car on line with my debit card. I arrived to pickup the car only to find out that I couldn't because you don't accept debit cards. I want my money returned to my debit account. You accept credit cards only, so why accept payment via debit card?
8.4 Excellent2018 Jan 01
Car was smallVery convenient to pick up and drop off the car.I ordered a compact, but the car seemed more like an economy
2.0 Mediocre2017 Dec 28
No cars availableAbsolutely nothing.We reserved a car but there were no cars. I expected to pay $78 but had to spend $210 to rake an uber to the airport rather than the rental car. The person at the desk said they were out of cars and asked corporate to stop allowing cars to be rented but there was no response.
8.0 Excellent2017 Oct 27
Good rate, good serviceCar available immediately, reasonably fast service. All good.Small car not available so given a larger vehicle but it was a gas guzzler. Staff tried to charge for the upgrade but when we declined they gave it to us becaus3 it was the only car available. Not cool.
10.0 Excellent2017 Jul 21
Great easyGood customer service
6.0 Good2017 Jun 27
typicalCar was clean and as promised.They really try to up sell you on the expensive add-ons like insurance and a more expensive car. The guy checking me in was clearly irritated when I wouldn't agree to pay for more options. Not very professional!
Rated #8
Dollar
8 Excellent (4 reviews)
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Dollar
Locations in Bellingham Airport
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2022 May 04
Closed
10.0 Excellent2021 Nov 14
A really smooth process overall!
Easirent
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Easirent
Locations in Bellingham Airport
Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Bellingham Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Bellingham Airport
Recent reviews
132 travelers who rented a car in Bellingham Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.6

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