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Pick-up locationBrownsville
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Rental locations10
Airport locations8

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Top tips for renting a car in Brownsville

  • Car rentals in Brownsville are a convenient way to explore the interesting attractions both in the city and the surrounding region, including the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park. Having access to your own vehicle also makes it easy to travel to popular nearby cities, like Harlingen and Rio Bravo. Head to sights that are removed from the city center, such as the Boca Chica State Park, which is known for having great swimming opportunities and is around a 20min drive from the city’s downtown.
  • Those that are interested in Brownsville car rentals can pick them up directly from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. The airport’s car rental center can be conveniently found just near the Arrivals Terminal, after the baggage claim. It is within walking distance, so you don’t need to take a taxi or shuttle to arrive here. There are a few different on-site companies to choose between, and some options include Avis, Budget, and Enterprise.
  • Brownsville is known for having many small streets that are winding, particularly along the waterfront, which can be confusing to navigate if you’re not familiar with the region. To help prevent yourself from getting lost, you can add a GPS to car rentals in Brownsville. The city also has many cyclists, so keep your eyes open for them when driving to prevent getting in a collision.
  • Highways 4, 48, and 83 generally have a high amount of traffic during rush hour, as these are the main roads in and out of the city. If you want to avoid getting stuck in a traffic jam, it’s recommended to not drive on these highways between the hours of 8-9:30am and 5-6:30pm. Although the city’s climate is normally warm and temperature, it rains quite often, which generally makes the roads particularly slippery. If you find yourself driving in a storm, decrease your speed limit and drive with extra caution.
  • Book your rental car in Brownsville at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Brownsville are around 31% cheaper than other car types, on average

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Brownsville car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

7.2

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

7.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.8

Value for money

7.1

2 locations in Brownsville

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Locations in Brownsville

4177 Expressway 83

+1 956 548 2224

Monday07:30 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
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700 Amelia Earhart Drive

+1 956 574 9612

Monday08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday08:00 - 23:30
Thursday08:00 - 23:30
Friday08:00 - 23:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. I was called the day of my reservation and told that there were no cars available.

Cons:

Everything. I was called the day of my reservation and told that there were no cars available

8.0 Very good

Aug 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes

10.0 Wonderful

May 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Excellent customer service and easy drop off

9.2 Wonderful

May 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Great staff

Cons:

Due to airport construction the car was a good hike from the counter

8.8 Very good

May 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Awesome customer service and very affordable. Only thing was that vehicle was not clean or sanitized. It was a little uncomfortable driving home. Once I was home I sprayed it with lysol. Other than that it was an awesome experience. Thanks

8.8 Very good

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy drop off. The pick up was not as smooth, but it seems airport is doing renovations so the lot is not in its usual space.

1 out of 7

National

8.0

Very good

6 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0

One location in Brownsville

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700 Amelia Earhart Drive

+1 956 574 9612

Monday08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday08:00 - 23:30
Thursday08:00 - 23:30
Friday08:00 - 23:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Wonderful

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Free upgrade, and the customer service rep waited till our plane landed before shutting down the rental counter. Clean, new, and comfortable. Loved the unlimited miles, that saved us so much money while traveling to three different states to visit family.

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

New comfortable ride The front window fogged up and we couldn't see often Something was wrong with the front window and defrost Otherwise we had a great time and your people were really nice and even gave us follow up calls

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Jose went above and beyond! Was understanding that we we're going to be late arriving, and forwarded messages to the late shift attendant, who in turn helped us get out of the rental quickly an ⓓ on our way.

1 out of 1

Dollar

7.3

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.2

Value for money

7.0

One location in Brownsville

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500 Amelia Earhart Drive

+1 866 434 2226

Monday10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday10:00 - 21:00
Thursday10:00 - 21:00
Friday10:00 - 21:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was friendly and helpful with instructions and drop off super easy

2.0 Poor

May 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Your website outomatically changed the pick up location. I will never visit your website

10.0 Wonderful

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Easy in and out

4.4 Mediocre

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Decent car

Cons:

Kayak quoted me $58 at pick-up and it turned out to be $85! I will not be using kayak again as I can't trust the "Pay at pickup" price

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Excellent service! Thank you.

4.8 Mediocre

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Picking up the car went very smoothly.

Cons:

The car very was dusty inside and did not have windshield wiper fluid. When returning the car to the airport, there were no signs for Dollar Car rental. It was very confusing and stressful trying to return the car. I was never told that I was supposed to leave it in the Hertz rental car spot. It was also annoying providing a receipt showing that I refilled the car within 10 miles of the airport. The company should be able to turn on the car and see that the tank is full.

1 out of 4

Budget

6.6

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.3

Value for money

7.3

One location in Brownsville

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700 Amelia Earhart Drive

+1 956 546 5119

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday11:00 - 17:00
Sunday11:00 - 17:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The whole process was so easy and fast!

2.0 Poor

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Arrived as scheduled to find rental office closed

2.0 Poor

May 2022

KAYAK
They did not except debit cards even when it said they would with a deposit.

8.0 Very good

Jun 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Excellent customer service. Pick up and drop up off quick and easy

Cons:

Cruise control missing button cover making it difficult to turn on

1 out of 2

Avis

6.1

Cleanliness

6.2

Comfort

6.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

5.8

Value for money

5.7

One location in Brownsville

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700 South Amelia Earhart Drive

+1 956 541 9271

Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday10:00 - 21:00
Sunday10:00 - 21:00
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8.0 Very good

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Good customer service

Cons:

Price was over value Need to be cheaper That vehicle wasn’t worth it for that price

4.0 Mediocre

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The person working the counter on the morning of 04/24/2021, was dishonest and cagey. The entire process was a waste of time he stated that the car would was being washed and would be ready in 30 minutes, after more than hour he was stating the same lies and would just walk away and go outside.

Cons:

If the vehicle is not available just tell me it is not even though I had a reservation. Just wasting time waiting for a car that is not going to be available. Do not lie and expect that a customer would be satisfied. I had to use a different company that had a car available at a lower price and was able to rent without any problems

2.0 Poor

Apr 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing because they canceled my rental the day before I was supposed to get my rental

Cons:

It would have been better if they didn’t gave me false hope by letting me book the rental. If they don’t have the car to be rented, they shouldn’t let me book or reserve the car. In allowing me to reserve, they have stopped me from looking for a better alternative

2.0 Poor

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They didnt have a car

6.0 Okay

Feb 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was fine but pickup took 1 1/2 hours !!

Cons:

They didn’t have our car ready when we had it scheduled

2.0 Poor

Feb 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

No cars available when it was reserved

1 out of 5

Hertz

5.9

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

5.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.0

Value for money

5.5

2 locations in Brownsville

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4345 N Expressway 77/83 St350

+1 956 350 2840

Monday08:00 - 23:30
Tuesday08:00 - 23:30
Wednesday08:00 - 23:30
Thursday08:00 - 23:30
Friday08:00 - 23:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
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700 S. Minnesota Avenue

+1 956 542 7466

Monday10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday10:00 - 21:00
Thursday10:00 - 21:00
Friday10:00 - 21:00
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4.0 Mediocre

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was drop and go

Cons:

Upfront with “managers choice” special the car just ended up being the smallest compact car they had. Also we asked for a ride to the airport and it was a hard no.

8.0 Very good

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was very nice. Drop off was fine and it was easier to get to in the early morning hours.

Cons:

The tank was not totally full when I got it. My fault for not noticing or calling in. I still haven’t gotten a receipt via email.

3.6 Poor

Feb 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Apparently I booked with Hertz in Brownsville instead of at the Brownsville airport. The two behaved like separate entities. Not enough space here to go into detail, but they could've handled this much better.

10.0 Wonderful

Feb 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

They didn’t have a minivan though upgraded me to a suburban for free. My experience in the past is to get the next cheapest option.

Cons:

Drop off

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The ocean view in South Padre

Cons:

I did not know it was the beginning of spring break.

8.0 Very good

Mar 2022

KAYAK
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1 out of 2

Easirent

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One location in Brownsville

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Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport

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Sunnycars

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One location in Brownsville

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700 Amelia Earhart Drive

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85 travelers who rented a car in Brownsville gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.7

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