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Roanoke, VA, United States
20 May — 27 May
Same drop-off
Roanoke, VA, United States
Thu 20.05
Noon
Thu 27.05
Noon
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Roanoke car rental information

Pick-up locationRoanoke
Rental locations18
Airport locations9

Roanoke car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.8 Excellent (55 reviews)
6 locations in Roanoke
Enterprise
Locations in Roanoke
1603 Williamson Road+1 540 343 8000
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday12:00 - 16:00
4385 Electric Rd+1 540 772 8262
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4701 Melrose Ave Nw+1 540 986 0565
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4721 Melrose Ave Nw+1 540 986 0565
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5202 Aviation Dr+1 540 563 8055
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
7603 Williamson Rd+1 540 366 9005
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.8
  • 9.1
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2021 Mar 23
Pros: renting the car - agent was very helpful and friendly, easy return of keys, very clean car and comfortableCons: nothing
2.0 Mediocre2020 Dec 30
Pros: Staff was friendly.Cons: The vehicle was filthy inside. There were crumbs everywhere in the back seats. The non smoking car was definitely smoked in a reeked of cigarettes. The navigation screen was busted. On top of all that, one of the tires had a significant leak and I had to put air in it several times. Very bad experience.
10.0 Excellent2020 Dec 18
Pros: Staff in ROA very friendly, no one met me in MYR - little unsettling to return car with a representative checking me out.
10.0 Excellent2020 Oct 29
Pros: Easy in and easy out.Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 12
Cons: I really have no suggestions. My experience was so good there is nothing that Enterprise could have done to improve. Thank you!
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 10
Pros: Pick up and drop off were quick. Staff was very friendly. Super easy transaction
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 04
Pros: Everything was as you would expect when renting a car. EasyCons: Nothing
7.2 Good2019 Jul 05
Pros: ConvenientCons: They charged me for every scrap of insurance they could even though we had a whole conversation about how good my USAA insurance was, they told me I would regret not getting insurance. We were only driving 3 hrs in low traffic. Yet when I got to drop off I had been charged for full insurance
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 16
Pros: Everything it was perfect for our family vacationCons: No
6.8 Good2019 Jun 03
Pros: Yes.Cons: There was no shuttle service available at the drop-off location. They asked me to take it to another location a few miles away.
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Rated #2
Hertz
7.9 Good (49 reviews)
1 location in Roanoke
Hertz
Locations in Roanoke
5202 Aviation Drive Nw+1 540 366 3421
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
  • 7.9
  • 7.8
  • 8
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2020 Mar 21
Pros: Quick pickup and dropoff
10.0 Excellent2019 Sep 30
Pros: The price was good for the value.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jul 21
Pros: The servicies , and customer servicesCons: Very nice services
5.2 Okay2019 Jul 12
Cons: It’s not the car was dirty but it smelled like smoke and that was gross. We notified the rental car company but they didn’t really do or make up for it. That was disappointing
10.0 Excellent2019 Mar 17
Pros: Very easy to pick up and drop off.
8.0 Excellent2019 Jan 18
Pros: goodCons: good
8.0 Excellent2018 Dec 03
Cons: people waiting and one person at counter
8.8 Excellent2018 Sep 24
Cons: Didn't know drop off procedure, so I was delayed dropping off car. They should gave informed me at pick up.
10.0 Excellent2018 Jul 16
Pros: Very friendly!
10.0 Excellent2018 Jul 02
Easy processPros: Fast pick up and drop off.Cons: Seatbelt in original vehicle didn't work. Had to return it. Wasted time.
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Rated #3
Avis
7.8 Good (30 reviews)
2 locations in Roanoke
Avis
Locations in Roanoke
1306 Municipal Road NW+1 540 366 2437
Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:30 - 12:00
Sunday08:30 - 12:00
5202 Aviation Drive Northwest+1 540 366 2436
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 7.6
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 8.4
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Apr 26
Pros: I didn’t like anything about the whole situationCons: There attitude and how they talk to customers
4.0 Okay2021 Apr 12
Pros: The staff was very helpful and kind.Cons: The car was NOT clean...at all. There was trash under the drivers seat and it appears that someone spilt a milkshake on the shift stick/center console. I have a hard time believing that if the car was this dirty, that it could have been “sanitized!!” If I had not traveled almost an hour to visit my son, I would have returned the car to exchange.
8.8 Excellent2019 Dec 17
Pros: The staff in both Roanoke and Arlington were very good. THey were a lot better then the folks I dealt with in Montrose CO this morning, also through Avis
8.0 Excellent2019 Jul 27
Pros: Staff was friendly and helpful. Only issue was the address I was given to drop off the vehicle in Tucker, Ga, was not the location. My GPS took be to a totally different building. Needed to make a call to find where I was to go. Return desk acknowledged it has been an issue.Cons: Only car I have rented over the last couple of years that did not have active XSM radio or navigation.
9.6 Excellent2018 Aug 31
Great car, friendly servicePros: Agency staff friendly and helpful.
10.0 Excellent2018 May 21
Pros: Car was clean and full of gas. Staff was very friendly,Cons: Would love to have a rental car with navigation features, especially since most people renting are traveling in an unfamiliar place.
10.0 Excellent2018 May 10
So SmoothPros: Customer service was excellent.
6.0 Good2018 Apr 08
Pros: Easy pickupCons: Cat was a little tired and bare bones. Stained seats
4.0 Okay2017 Dec 30
Avis the Place that you think as good as Enterprise, but NOPE!Pros: Ease of coming and going.Cons: Class of Car, Cleanliness of Car, comfort of the car, and NO other options on the lot for a normal rate! I will skip Avis next time because of their customer service!
10.0 Excellent2017 Aug 23
Best experiencePros: Newest car and was ready when I arrived. Friendly and helpful staff.
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Rated #4
Alamo
8.7 Excellent (20 reviews)
1 location in Roanoke
Alamo
Locations in Roanoke
5202 Aviation Dr Nw+1 540 563 5050
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 8.9
  • 9
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2021 Apr 15
Pros: yesCons: The price could have been less expensive
9.6 Excellent2020 Oct 28
Pros: they were able to upgrade me without extra costCons: Cut down on the age fee please.
9.6 Excellent2020 Sep 20
Pros: On BOTH ends, at EWR and ROA...Cons: I'm not sure how fair the dropoff fee was!
2.0 Mediocre2020 Aug 11
Cons: I got to the airport and they did not have any vehicles to give me. I ended up having to go to another company to rent a car.
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 04
Pros: Very easy pickup/dropoff. Representative was very pleasant and thorough.
2.0 Mediocre2019 May 20
Cons: I reserved a premium SUV 1 week in advance. I called 2 days prior to pickup to make sure the car was there. The local merchant did not answer the phone, so I called the 1800 number to assure my vehicle was there. The vehicle I reserved was not there when I went to pick up and I was offered a minivan
10.0 Excellent2019 May 02
Cons: directions to where the car was parked in the lot on pick up
10.0 Excellent2018 Jan 02
Pros: It was a quick & easy process, both ways. Also the price was great!Cons: Nothing to dislike
10.0 Excellent2016 Sep 05
As advertised......Pros: Low cost for weekend rental.
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Rated #5
Budget
8.1 Excellent (23 reviews)
2 locations in Roanoke
Budget
Locations in Roanoke
1306 Municipal Road Nw+1 540 366 2438
Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday08:30 - 12:00
Sunday08:30 - 12:00
5202 Aviation Drive Northwest+1 540 265 7328
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2021 Apr 12
Pros: The staff was helpful, and pickup and drop off were easyCons: The car reeked of cigarettes. It was quite overpowering and I could smell it on my jacket after getting out of the car. As a family of non smokers, traveling with a young child, it was kind of gross and embarrassing.
10.0 Excellent2020 Jul 09
Pros: Helpful staff and awesome carCons: Allow debit cards for rentals!
8.8 Excellent2020 May 27
Pros: Staff very helpful
5.2 Okay2019 May 28
Pros: Staff was niceCons: I requested a transit and got an express van. No CD player. No headrest to put kids DVD players for long drive. No plugs in back to plug in DVD players like transit has.
7.2 Good2019 Apr 23
Cons: Better marked spaces for Dollar drop off.
8.0 Excellent2019 Apr 09
Pros: Very friendly and very clean
2.0 Mediocre2018 Sep 11
Can’t even believe itPros: Absolutely nothingCons: Arrived and counter person informed that I was at the wrong airport location (because the consumer understands there are two budget airport locations in a town as small as roanoke, when I am told by customer service, yes pick up from the Roanoke airport there is only one conclusion to draw). He then laughed at me for being so stupid in front of other customers. I got a rental which I have pictures of that was not only absolutely filthy, but still had duct tape on the doors and trunk. The gas tank was half full despite the “full” indication on the paperwork. After informing him I was from Alaska I got to listen to how much he disproved of my senator and how the death penalty should be reintroduced nationwide. I was pulled over for a taillight the morning after pick up (day of travel) and I was informed the gentlemen filled the incorrect last name out, completely different from my own by every letter (not just a simple misspelling) and was told to go to the rental place immediately (I have both copies of paperwork) the best part? He wrote my correct drivers license number clearly showing this was malicious. I absolutely cannot even believe what happened. It’s so unbelievable it sounds like a fallacy. I assure you it is not. I am at a loss for words from my experience.
10.0 Excellent2018 Apr 24
Great dealPros: Ford Taurus was exceptionalCons: Took three attempts to get the bill correct but finally got it right
4.4 Okay2018 Feb 23
Pros: The employee was kind and let me check-in early, the process overall was quick and efficient. No hard sell on extra services. Check-out was similarly efficient, same employee, he was kind and took care of the check-out even though I forgot my paperwork.Cons: The car was unclean and had a strong cigarette odor(I'm a non smoker). I took photos for my own sake, and would have asked for a second car if I wasn't late for an appointment. The odor stuck to my clothes and I smelled like cigarettes every time I got out of the rental.
8.8 Excellent2017 Feb 23
Toaster car makes more than toast!Pros: I admit to being a little prejudiced towards the Kia Soul because of their ads featuring hamsters driving toasters, but I was pleased with its performance. Plenty of room, good visibility, and pep. Was a little rough ride over bumps and kinda awkward getting out of the car, but overall was acceptable. I would still never own one, but I'd be fine renting that model again. Budget made the rental process seamless.Cons: Ride was a little rough. Hard to get out of.
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Rated #6
Dollar
7.7 Good (17 reviews)
1 location in Roanoke
Dollar
Locations in Roanoke
5202 Aviation Drive Northwest+1 866 434 2226
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
  • 7.7
  • 8.1
  • 7.5
  • 7.7
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2020 Jul 22
Pros: Clean and well equipped car. The agent was nice and professionalCons: Agent not masked. Not informed when reserving that there would be an additional $200 deposit placed on my credit card. When at the counter I was told that it would be released upon return of car. I don’t know if it has been returned yet, but I was on a trip for an interview during the pandemic and placing an additional $200 would have made my rental decision clear Togo with a different company.
5.2 Okay2018 Apr 02
Cons: I tried extending my rental and was charged an exorbitant amount of money to do so.
6.8 Good2017 Oct 23
Great price for a 3 day weekend rental but couldn't get over how dirtyPros: Great price for a full size car and super quick easy pickup at the airport.Cons: Even though the price was great for a Hyundai Sonata we just couldn't get over how dirty, old, well used the car was. The car had close to 40,000 miles and looked it. Large deep scratch down the drivers side but the worst part was the filthy upholestry and windows. We had to stop 2 different times to clean all of the interior windows because you just couldn't see through the haze. The towels were black, literally black after wiping them down. The seats could not be cleaned. This was not a quick wipe up of a spill, this was deep down stained over the years dirty. While the price was great and it was indeed a nice large size car the dirty and super well used automobile makes me score a lot lower than usual.
9.2 Excellent2017 May 21
Pros: Great value and smooth pick up and drop off.Cons: The car could have been a little cleaner inside.
8.0 Excellent2017 Apr 25
Pros: The steering wheel on my Jetta made it impossible for me to see how fast I was traveling.Cons: I needed to return my rental early and received no discount. Way too many fees. I'LL drive next time.
7.2 Good2017 Jan 31
Smokey carPros: The counter was easy to locate. The people were very friendly and easy to deal with.Cons: The car smelled like smoke. Really strong. I didn't think it was bad at first, but it got pretty annoying.
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Rated #7
National
6.1 Good (4 reviews)
2 locations in Roanoke
National
Locations in Roanoke
1411 Coulter Dr Nw+1 540 366 6210
Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
5202 Aviation Dr Nw+1 540 563 5050
Monday07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday07:00 - 23:30
Thursday07:00 - 23:30
Friday07:00 - 23:30
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 6.5
  • 6
  • 6.5
  • 6
  • 5.5
Recent reviews
3.6 Mediocre2020 Aug 09
Pros: Staff we friendly enough at the National center and easy to reach by phone.Cons: The hours of pick-up did not match what I needed and the KayakRental car site did NOT give me that information. Luckily, I called ahead and would have had to pay an extra day just to get a pick-up BEFORE 8 a.m. I know that the flight schedule in Roanoke, VA is not large, but not to be able to pick up a car before 8 when that is the only outlet for National is a bit unlucky.
9.2 Excellent2018 Nov 25
Car leaked waterPros: Nice comfortable clean car.Cons: Leaking water at top left window area.
2.0 Mediocre2017 May 20
they were closed at the appointed timeCons: The National desk at the airport wa closed when we arrived at the scheduled pick up time. We set up the rental to be picked up at 9pm, which should have given us the hour from 9-10 to pick up that vehicle. We arrived less than 5 minutes after 9 and the desk was unattended. No one tried to contact us to ask us to arrive earlier or explain that they couldn't honor the reservation. Completely unacceptable.
Sunnycars
2 locations in Roanoke
Sunnycars
Locations in Roanoke
1411 Coulter Drive Nw
5202 Aviation Rd
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Easirent
1 location in Roanoke
Easirent
Locations in Roanoke
Roanoke Regional Airport-Woodrum Field
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
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SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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198 travelers who rented a car in Roanoke gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

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