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Traverse City, MI, Estados Unidos
5 Dec — 12 Dec
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Traverse City, MI, Estados Unidos
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Traverse City car rental information

Pick-up locationTraverse City
Rental locations11
Airport locations8

Traverse City car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Budget
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (58 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Budget
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don't Drive+1 231 947 3883
Monday08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday08:30 - 22:00
Thursday08:30 - 22:00
Friday08:30 - 22:00
Saturday09:30 - 19:30
Sunday09:30 - 19:30
  • 8.6
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
7.2 Good2020 Sep 08
Pros: The car was great. People were great.Cons: The price I paid was way more that I was expecting. I’m they should tell you the cost of things when your in person. They didn’t tell me how much the insurance was. When I made the booking it was 395. They billed be $541..
8.0 Excellent2019 Nov 12
Cons: Gas tank was not full when I picked it up, but agent asked me to return full. I did not have time to go in at pick up and ask them to verify that tank was not full. When I told her this upon return, she was surprised. I pointed out I was not asking for a refund, but that the cars are not as ready to be rented as they may be led to believe.
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 27
Pros: Great deal! Easy to pick up and drop off. No hidden fees.Cons: Nothing, it was great.
9.6 Excellent2019 Aug 18
Cons: Had a good experience.
8.0 Excellent2019 Jul 29
Cons: Front tires had marginal tread depth.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jul 08
Pros: Nice people, nice car, great gas mileage.Cons: nothing
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 26
Pros: Pick up and drop off super easy. Staff nice and friendly!!Cons: Nothing!
8.0 Excellent2018 Nov 21
SufficientPros: Nothing outstanding, but acceptable service. No wait this time for check out. We selected Budget because it was onsite at the airport, and the car was close to the rental exit from the airport building. Good value for the cost.Cons: In Northern Michigan in ltr November one can expect snow. The cars did not have snow tires and so was unable to get up our driveway to our house, and was a bit stressful to drive with a bit of accumulation on the roads. Inquiring about an upgrade, though, it wiuld have nearly tripled our cost to get a suv with 4w drive!
10.0 Excellent2017 Sep 21
Pros: The car was great. But I rented in Grand Rapids and dropped off in Traverse City
7.2 Good2017 Sep 08
The car smelled badPros: The customer service was good and fast even though it was a holiday and there were lots of folks in line waiting when I arrived to pickup the car.Cons: The car smelled like dirty dippers had been stored inside overnight. Also it there was white dry spots throughout the interior like milk or formula had been spilled. I would have talked to an agent about the smell but the line was long and it was raining. No one walked to the renal with me so I dealt with the smell as best I could.
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Rated #2
Hertz
7.4 Good (41 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Hertz
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don't Drive+1 231 946 7051
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.3
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
6.0 Good2020 Oct 18
Pros: Minivan not available, despite prepaid reservation. Very disappointed. Substitute was okay, but felt response to situation was limited. Did not have to return on full tank, not really a square deal.Cons: Cleaner vehicle, COVID sticker on door was difficult to remove, left residue, interior was not as clean as should have been, very poor counter work. Blamed difficulties on busy season. NOT my problem, take care of your business! Fall colors happen every year, deal with it.
6.0 Good2020 Oct 12
Pros: I got to the counter an they said your rental reservation has been changed to Enterprise so just go there. They have older cars and not nearly as good as Hertz.Cons: To make sure the reservation stays with the company you reserved with.
2.0 Mediocre2020 Oct 12
Pros: Nothing traverse city is awful for anyone younger than 55Cons: They had no cars anywhere in the city. Would be nice if they got some of those
6.4 Good2020 Aug 24
Pros: The staff member at checkout was not friendly at all.Cons: It was a brand new Jeep Wrangler but man was it an uncomfortable ride. We had a 6 hour each way trip. That vehicle is very utilitarian. You feel every bump in the road. Definitely not a vehicle I would like again.
8.8 Excellent2020 Jul 06
Pros: Because of the location it was easy peezy. Car was ready to go and clean. No issues.Cons: Nothing
2.0 Mediocre2020 Jan 02
Pros: The car smelt like smoke and I didn't feel comfortable having my kids in the car with us. When dropping off the car in TC the employee was rude. It was a terrible experience overall.Cons: Overall service and experience using hertz. Car smelt like smoke and it wasn't as clean as I'd hoped.
9.6 Excellent2019 Sep 02
Pros: Fast pick up and drop off. Pushed additional insurance, but know (through experience) that it is not needed.
10.0 Excellent2019 Aug 31
Cons: Nothing. As good as it gets.
10.0 Excellent2019 Jul 09
Pros: The staff was friendly and the pickup went smoothly once the car was ready.Cons: The car wasn’t quite ready when we arrived, but it was by the time we’d collected our checked bags.
10.0 Excellent2019 Apr 08
Pros: Hertz staff in Traverse City very friendly and helpful!
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Rated #3
Alamo
9.2 Excellent (8 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Alamo
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 370 9797
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 9.2
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
8.4 Excellent2017 Jul 23
large SUVPros: Car was the right size and comfort. We needed it. Drop off was easy. Location was perfect.Cons: We arrived earlier that the reservation time and the rental desk would not give us a car. That made part of the group sit in the airport terminal for two hours. In the future we will check the pick up time carefully or if not acceptable will find another way to rent a car. The rating for the pickup/dropoff was downgraded due to this issue. It was a pretty expensive rental at over $1100/week.
10.0 Excellent2016 Dec 31
Friendly servicePros: The return process on my one way rental was easy and quick. Happy with their service.
5.6 Okay2016 Dec 28
Charged more money upon pickup then quotedPros: It was a nice, clean rental vehicle.Cons: Since my sons vehicle broke down on his way home from college for Christmas we had to find a rental car so he could make the 6 hour journey back. We were quoted $37 online plus $18 insurance but had to pay $53 plus the $18 insurance for the extra charges that wasn't included in the quote. Since he is 21 we were charged extra and since I was paying for the car they had to add me as an additional driver which resulted with an additional charge (even though I wasn't driving it).
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Rated #4
Avis
8.3 Excellent (18 reviews)
1 location in Traverse City
Avis
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Drive+1 231 946 1223
Monday08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday08:30 - 22:00
Thursday08:30 - 22:00
Friday08:30 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 19:30
Sunday09:00 - 19:30
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 8.2
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2020 Aug 17
Cons: As a person using a cane, to be required to park my car in n the airport lot (without notice) and then walk back to the Avis lot (without curb cuts for part of the walk) is quite an inconvenience!! In addition, the car did NOT have a radio. Each rental should require an attendance to explain the features or lack there of to the renter.
10.0 Excellent2019 Feb 25
Pros: Cars were readily available. Service was quick and easy. The car was new and clean and the price was just right.Cons: The prices online differ from that at the desk. If you don't make a reservation then it is usually more expensive. I would let people know that.
10.0 Excellent2017 Nov 27
Helpful person at desk, convenient pick up and drop off of carPros: Friendly and helpful person at the desk, No problems with the car, Car close to baggage claim. Easy to return.Cons: Nothing
5.6 Okay2017 Nov 14
It's a compromise I guess, this reviews both locationsPros: Car was new and cleanCons: I reserved a full size sedan because I'm 6'8 and that's what fits, but got a mini SUV that was way too small. Also, it was a rav 4 with very annoying options and a console that dug into my right knee for the entire 7 hour drive. Oh, and the cruise control didnt work And the check engine light was on And the fuel cap was missing, I assume that was the reason for the engine light. None of these seemed to throw a flag when I mentioned it to their employees, but it was a cheap rental.....I guess they don't care too much about their vehicles, next time I'll have to make that 400 mile drive in second gear
9.6 Excellent2017 Jun 29
Cons: I didn't like that there wasn't an Avis representative on the receiving end. I just had to put my keys in a drop box and hope that they didn't charge me for any extras.
8.4 Excellent2016 Jul 06
Ease of getting out degenerate planes are fullPros: Nice agent. Easy to rent.
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Rated #5
Enterprise
7.6 Good (10 reviews)
3 locations in Traverse City
Enterprise
Locations in Traverse City
1789 Garfield Avenue South+1 231 933 7000
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
3464 N Us Highway 31 S+1 231 941 6657
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
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 996 0645
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2017 Apr 19
Great customer servicePros: I forgot my tablet under the back seat and they called right away to let me know. Thanks for going above and beyond!
7.2 Good2016 Nov 15
service at rental spotPros: the car was clean and perfectly sized for what we needed.Cons: the two people working at the enterprise pick up center were unfriendly, and short.
2.0 Mediocre2016 Sep 17
I felt scammedPros: Seemed straightforward with a notice the night before from Enterprise for my Lic# and Enterprise# to expedite the rental process - presumably affirming my confirmation made a couple weeks earlier.Cons: I arrive 90 min after the 1pm registered time due to a flight delay and was told they rented my assigned car and had nothing they could give me since the few remaining cars were claimed. When I asked why they said it was "policy" to not hold a confirmation after 60 min. They said they called my cell - they did not as there was no missed call registered on my phone. With a big smile they said "sorry". They said Enterprise all around was out and I should call other rental car places. Clearly they rented my car to a walk in for a higher rate and blew my reservation away. The perfunctory and impassioned response was most irritating. I called customer service - same thing.
10.0 Excellent2016 Sep 02
Pros: Loved the car. Staff was wonderful. Kept the car a day longer than planned, and they were good with that too. Will be going back there.
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Easirent
1 location in Traverse City
Easirent
Locations in Traverse City
Cherry Capital Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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National
1 location in Traverse City
National
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Dont Dr+1 844 370 9796
Monday10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
Thursday10:00 - 18:00
Friday10:00 - 18:00
Saturday10:00 - 18:00
Sunday10:00 - 18:00
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Sunnycars
1 location in Traverse City
Sunnycars
Locations in Traverse City
727 Fly Don`t Drive
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Thrifty
1 location in Traverse City
Thrifty
Locations in Traverse City
1661 S. Garfield Ave+1 231 946 2371
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Recent reviews
135 travelers who rented a car in Traverse City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car rental locations in or near Traverse City

Good to know

Most popular car type

Intermediate

When to book a rental car in Traverse City

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Top tips for renting a car in Traverse City

  • Book your rental car in Traverse City at least 6 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about renting a car in Traverse City

  • Intermediate (Nissan Versa or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Traverse City.

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Traverse City are Budget (8.6, 63 reviews), and Enterprise (7.8, 54 reviews).

  • Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • A Intermediate car rental in Traverse City costs ₪123 per day, on average.