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Monterey, CA, United States7 Nov — 14 Nov
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Monterey, CA, United States
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Monterey car rental information

Pick-up locationMonterey
Rental locations9
Airport locations8

Monterey car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Budget
Best rated
8.4 Excellent (65 reviews)
1 location in Monterey
Budget
Locations in Monterey
200 Fred Kane Drive, Suite 105+1 831 373 1899
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 8.7
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2020 Jun 30
Pros: The car was clean and ready to go upon arrival. The staff was very friendly and helpful. I can't wait to work with them again.
10.0 Excellent2019 Apr 02
Pros: Staff in Monterey Airport was nice and friendly. Quick check in process.
5.6 Okay2019 Apr 01
Cons: Usually the cars are not cleaned well, no windshield washer fluid
8.0 Excellent2019 Feb 12
Cons: Do not like car turning off at every stop to save gas
10.0 Excellent2019 Jan 16
Pros: Staff was great and the car was excellent.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jan 07
Budget Bugged MePros: That I got a Volkswagen Beetle! Fun, spacious for two, economical, and the envy of other road-goers!Cons: Can’t think of anything!
10.0 Excellent2018 Apr 28
Pros: Easy to change my pick up time to later. Big hatchback, room for a bicycle.
10.0 Excellent2018 Feb 18
Pros: Parked the car. Checked in with the desk, was billed and out in a matter of minutes. Bill was emailed home.
10.0 Excellent2018 Jan 16
Pros: quick check-in. Car clean, safe, etc. Easy to find the rental counter and return at both airportsCons: Was a little surprised there was no walk-around or inspection before hand--had to do that myself, as well as checking the gas gauge.
10.0 Excellent2018 Jan 02
Incredible value for an overnight, multi-city rentalPros: Nice car, good service, and, incredibly, paid less than $40 for a less-than-24-hour rental, picking up in Monterey, CA, dropping off in San Francisco.
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Rated #2
Alamo
8.7 Excellent (29 reviews)
1 location in Monterey
Alamo
Locations in Monterey
200 Fred Kane Dr Ste 108+1 844 370 1084
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
  • 8.7
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  • 8.6
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  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 24
Pros: Everything was excellent, from booking the car online to the locations and staff, the vehicle too.Cons: Can’t think of anything.
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 12
Cons: Nothing. Time spent getting my vehicle, and returning my vehicle, was much less than any other rental car company. I will be choosing Alamo for my rental car needs.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jan 16
Pros: Estoy muy contento con su atención al alquilar el carro
2.0 Mediocre2018 Dec 30
Cons: They rented out my car before I arrived. I never got a car.
10.0 Excellent2017 Feb 25
Convenient, affordable, reliable ski trip SUVPros: Able to reserve the all-wheel drive, large-size SUV the day before I needed it and at a very good rate on kayak.com, far less than I expect to pay (40% less than several direct car rental websites). Vehicle was in excellent condition with only 8,000 miles on it. Ran beautifully from Monterey to Tahoe and back through some pretty rough storm conditions. Easy pick-up and return at the Monterey Regional Airport.Cons: There was nothing I didn't like about the rental car or the company, or the process of getting it online through kayak.com.
10.0 Excellent2017 Feb 13
Great!Pros: Great price, great car, great experience.Cons: Nothing, all good!
4.8 Okay2017 Feb 03
Flat tire and no helpPros: The car was okCons: Car got a nail in the tire. When I called Alamo, they said they would charge us $65 to change the tire for the spare. Ok, fine. But they didn't have any replacement cars for us. So they wanted us to drive to a firestone, buy a new tire, and then hope to get reimbursed for it. We were on a work trip and a schedule. It was completely ridiculous and unhelpful. I couldn't believe that Alamo and Enterprise didn't have a single car to use for one day! Ended up getting the spare on ourselves. Driving it very slowly to our drop off place 40 min away and just leaving,
10.0 Excellent2016 Dec 11
Pros: Nice upgrade which we really appreciated when we got into LA traffic!
2.0 Mediocre2016 Sep 26
Did not have car availablePros: Nothing .terribleCons: No car was available had pay twice as much from another car company
10.0 Excellent2016 Sep 12
Pros: The car was very clean and nice. The service was helpful and fast.Cons: No complaints!
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Rated #3
Hertz
8.5 Excellent (25 reviews)
1 location in Monterey
Hertz
Locations in Monterey
200 Fred Kane Ste 104+1 831 373 3318
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 9.2
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Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2020 Oct 13
Pros: The staff was great, the service was excellent - easy pick up and drop-off (and the woman staffing the desk remembered me three days later!). I found the entire experience to be easy and understandable (where to go, what to do, etc.) from beginning to end.Cons: The car wasn't all that great. It was safe, it was functional, and it was most definitely clean. However, I would have preferred something a little more comfortable and modern, even at my small-car/low-level need.
9.2 Excellent2020 Sep 09
Pros: easy pick-up and drop-offCons: cost was a bit high for the duration and distance I drove
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 10
Pros: Yes very friendly and helpful.
8.8 Excellent2019 Jul 22
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful.Cons: I would truly appreciate if I could drop the car at my address within 5 miles of Monterey Airport.
6.4 Good2018 Nov 12
Very unhelpful staff at SFO.Pros: Car was fine.Cons: The staff at the drop off in San Fran were very rude and unhelpful.
8.0 Excellent2018 Sep 06
Pros: car was great and so was the service with hertzCons: we got hit in a parking lot by a car that never left a message for us at all . We are now trying to get through the claim process with Allianz Insurance and Hertz and it seems that it takes too long for all of this to get through
9.2 Excellent2017 Jun 16
Cons: Car roof to low. kept hit my head on inside of roof.
6.8 Good2017 Mar 25
Downgraded CarCons: I had reserved a Toyota 4Runner as I am considering buying this model. I was disappointed to find Hertz did not have one available and offered a Nissan Rouge as the substitute. This is a smaller less expensive car as compared to the 4Runner. Although i don't complain if I get upgraded, I don't like to be down graded for the same price.
10.0 Excellent2017 Feb 19
Thanks for the inexpensive upgrade.Pros: Lives that you had a ton of extra cars at that location, which gave the attendant flexibility to give us a heap upgrade to an Escalade for only $15/day. Loved the extra comfort for the trip.Cons: Feel like the auto-check-in process needs to be more automated. That airport is plenty behind the times that way.
8.0 Excellent2017 Jan 27
Pros: Quick and easy, helpful
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Rated #4
Avis
7.9 Good (16 reviews)
1 location in Monterey
Avis
Locations in Monterey
200 Fred Kane Drive, Suite 106+1 831 647 7140
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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Recent reviews
4.0 Okay2019 Sep 23
Pros: Kayak
10.0 Excellent2017 Oct 19
Cons: MRY is a great office
5.2 Okay2016 Oct 31
Cons: Rude front desk rep. But to be fair, she was your typical college student with an "whatever" attitude.
Rated #5
Enterprise
7.7 Good (24 reviews)
2 locations in Monterey
Enterprise
Locations in Monterey
1178 Del Monte Ave+1 831 649 6300
Monday08:00 - 18:00
13:30 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
13:30 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
13:30 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
13:30 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
13:30 - 17:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
200 Fred Kane Dr+1 831 242 2020
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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  • 7.9
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2020 Jul 28
Pros: Staff was super friendly and helpful. Little to no wait on the pick up. Quick Drop off and immediate shuttle service to terminal.
3.6 Mediocre2019 Aug 30
Pros: I rented an “Expedition or similar “. They delivered an Explorer and charged extra for the bigger car.
2.0 Mediocre2019 Aug 05
Pros: No cars in stock but they still let you make reservation on internet and waste so much time. Horrible. Totally unprofessional.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jan 02
Great servicePros: Learning the art of advanced booking helps. Even with the pressure of the holidays, the staff maintained professionalism and tried to help others when their cars ran out. Glad I reserved earlier. Awesome ride, they suggested an upgrade which really helped because what I initially reserved, would've been a miserable fit for my size. Good team work! BUT it's a small lot and I don't think there are any other rental places nearby other than the airport, so last minute renters might continue to face off with staff there unfortunately.Cons: Not sure when this started but have rental car places stopped caring about the outside of their cars? The inside was ok but the outside seemed it was wiped with a muddy rag. Other than that, nothing bad about this experience for me.
10.0 Excellent2018 Dec 09
CONVENIENTPros: No exorbitant airport fees and surcharges. This rental agency is about 3 miles from the Monterey Airport. Take a cab to the office and pick-up there.
7.2 Good2018 Nov 08
Cons: No information on where to drop off the ergo
2.0 Mediocre2018 Oct 24
Pros: Monterey enterprise staff are great! quick in and out. Car was pretty good for the trip.
2.0 Mediocre2018 Sep 04
TerriblePros: NACons: When I arrived to pickup the car, they just told me “there is no convertible car” They didn’t inform me prior by calling or email They ruined the wedding anniversary surprise
9.6 Excellent2017 Feb 06
Great servicePros: Friendly, easy and clean!
10.0 Excellent2017 Jan 04
GO TO Rental CarsPros: They were very helpful and understanding of our needs.
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Easirent
1 location in Monterey
Easirent
Locations in Monterey
Monterey Regional Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
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National
1 location in Monterey
National
Locations in Monterey
200 Fred Kane Dr Ste 108+1 844 370 1083
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00
Sunday10:00 - 16:00
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Sunnycars
1 location in Monterey
Sunnycars
Locations in Monterey
Olmstead Road
Recent reviews
159 travelers who rented a car in Monterey gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.3

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