Car rental at Fresno Airterminal Airport

Car rental at Fresno Airterminal Airport

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Fresno, CA, United States - Airterminal
23 May — 30 May
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Fresno, CA, United States - Airterminal
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Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (108 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Alamo
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2022 Apr 14
There were surprise charges when I actually rented the car. I wanted a compact car but only an economy was available. With high gas prices, that caused additional costs I didn't expect. I pre-paid for gas soil I wouldn't have to worry about returning the car with gas. The charge on the final bill was more than the charge I was given on the contract.
10.0 Excellent2021 Jul 27
Friendly staff was flexible in getting us a vehicle that fit our needs. Extra cleaning to prevent spread of covid19 was evident. Easy access at the airport. Couldn't be happier.
6.0 Good2021 Jun 05
Pick up time at desk. Should all have been filled in.
10.0 Excellent2021 May 17
The vehicle worked perfectly for my family. We paid for a mid-size SUV and got a slight upgrade. The upgrade was comfortable and easy to use. First time using Alamo and it was a pretty seamless experience. Drop-off was fast.There was a line and a wait when we first got to the rental car counter. It seemed like all the counters were understaffed and I waited a good 30 minutes before I got the keys and left.
2.0 Mediocre2021 Mar 21
Alamo did not honor the agreed amount. They also did not have tha vehicle that was promised. Told me they gave me an up grade and then charged me for it. Your price 225.00 counter price 445.00. Never again!
10.0 Excellent2021 Jan 05
Everything was great!
4.0 Okay2020 Nov 29
Ease of returnThey didn’t have record. Had to pay taxes twice.
9.6 Excellent2020 Aug 04
The rate was good, pick up was quick, the SUV was in good condition and the drop off was easy, expedient, and did not require me to go inside the building.The car smelled a little funky, but not a big deal because It was clean.
8.4 Excellent2020 Jul 27
Greatb carUnderstandable, due to coronavirus, but there were one or two poor souls dealing with weary travelers. They kept cool under pressure, to their credit. However, I blame management for placing them in this difficult position and for making all of us wait so long for our cars. Management needs to focus on how to work through this thing.
10.0 Excellent2020 Mar 24
Drop off and pick up easyNothing really. It was all just as expected
Rated #2
Enterprise
8.6 Excellent (53 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 9
  • 8.8
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2022 Apr 10
easy pickup and drop off.
4.0 Okay2021 Mar 26
Van was nice, smooth ride, an clean.Did not like the fact that I was using a credit card and had to have an additional $300 on hold on top of the cost of my rental.
10.0 Excellent2020 Aug 15
Pick up and drop off was very easy
10.0 Excellent2020 Jun 29
The wait in line at the Fresno airport was longer than it should be, but the person was caring, professional and efficient.The service rep was servicing three different companies at one counter. The other two companies had their systems down and was taking too much time to process them. Avis, Hertz, had no waiting, but our line was very long and slow.
10.0 Excellent2019 Dec 01
Staff friendly, drop off was very easy
7.2 Good2019 Dec 01
It was cleanVisalia ENTERPRISE location. The 12 passenger van reserved over the phone was NOT available upon arrival. Offered a 15 passenger farm-labor like van with no head-rests for a 26h trip to Texas. Finally settled for a 15 seater with no room for luggage and a 20% discount (took me 1.5h). How could a reservation be made with no vehicle in stock? Three other 12 seaters were booked for someone else in 3 days, but I would be left hanging today. Must have been more important or corporate customer...
8.4 Excellent2019 Jul 03
Pick up was easy and very friendly.drop off was short handed and still don't have receipt
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 18
Easy check in and the price was great!
8.0 Excellent2019 Jan 21
Convenient, easy pick up and drop offThe car we were supposed to rent smelled of smoke so we had to change cars.
10.0 Excellent2018 Dec 10
The Infinity QX60 is a great car. Super comfortable and roomy.
Rated #3
Budget
8.3 Excellent (67 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Budget
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent2022 May 05
Everything
10.0 Excellent2022 May 04
I had a really great experience with Budget. I was a little early for my pickup and they didn't bat an eye. I got what I needed with no fuss... turned it in with no fuss. It was a great and easy experience.
10.0 Excellent2022 Jan 14
Always have a good experience.
10.0 Excellent2022 Jan 01
The customer service was excellent and we drove the perfect car for our needs!
10.0 Excellent2021 Dec 02
Easy pickup and drop off sites!
5.9 Okay2021 Oct 13
Car clearly hadn't been wash outside or cleaned inside. Could trace lines in dirt and dust on interior surfaces. Dirtiest rental I've ever had in that regard.
10.0 Excellent2021 Sep 14
Extremely pleased with the rental
6.0 Good2021 Apr 16
MehTook a while to get help on line. Woman kept trying to yo sell me. Car needed air and was dirty on the outside
4.0 Okay2021 Feb 05
Only one employee working the pickup and drop off counter. Waited 1 hour plus to pick up a car.
4.4 Okay2019 Sep 23
It ran like you would expectIt really smelled like cigarettes which is always annoying. The brakes were so touchy you could barely press on them without jerking to a stop. The car was filthy when I picked it up. There was no attendant when I went to drop it off.
Rated #4
Hertz
8.3 Excellent (81 reviews)
3 locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Hertz
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 8.4
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2022 Apr 01
i arrived early and they wouldn't let me have my car until the scheduled time. they were more than happy to up charge me for a larger car that was available.
2.0 Mediocre2022 Mar 16
Refunded my money for mistakes on charging for cancelations
6.0 Good2021 Dec 04
The vehicle had shakes when the brakes were applied. I was to far away from where I rented the car to return it so I had to put up with it the whole trip. It was only a problem applying the brakes going down hill or applying the brakes for a quick stop. The car was not perfect but it served a purpose and safe trip.
10.0 Excellent2021 Jun 12
I was having a tough day and didn’t realize Hertz didn’t have a drop off at Santa Rosa airport. I had arrived just in time to drop my car off and catch my flight, when I realized I couldn’t find the Hertz drop off. John, the downtown Santa Rosa attendant, was incredibly nice and picked up my car from the airport. While I know this is a service Hertz sometimes provides, John went out of his way to help me at a stressful time. He made the whole process easier, and because of him I’ll be renting from Hertz again. Thanks, John!
6.8 Good2020 Aug 02
The bed of the truck was covered in some kind of tar which got on the things I picked up. Truck also was gut less and the change oil light came on which made us uncomfortable about whether we’d make it home. Service was excellent, truck was a disappointment
3.2 Mediocre2020 May 25
Added extra fees. Total went up 60$ fraud happenedHidden fees
10.0 Excellent2019 Jun 06
all was great
8.8 Excellent2019 Feb 26
Drop off was very easy. Just had to drive straight into a line and leave the car. Done.At pickup, the parking spot for this truck was very small and the truck was boxed in. It was very difficult to get the truck out of the spot.
4.4 Okay2018 Sep 24
Car was dirty and smelled of smokeEmployees were helpful and nice.Car was dirty. Smelled of smoke.
10.0 Excellent2018 May 26
The service at the airport was excellent, both at pickup and dropoff. Car's performance was more than I expected for that type of vehicle. For where we went, it handled very well.Just a general comment about new cars in particular, nothing about Hertz. The cars have too many bells and whistles, which are a distraction. You don't need gadgets to drive.
Rated #5
Payless
8 Excellent (57 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Payless
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 7.9
  • 8.1
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent2022 Jan 02
The car had great amenities and was fun to drive. However, the gas mileage was lower than most cars I've rented. VWs are probably not the best car to rent for that class as people are often looking for gas efficiency from a compact. Also, the car was rented to me with a very strong cannabis smoke smell, which we ultimately had to purchase our own car odor eliminators to combat during our time with the car. I expect Payless to enforce an additional cleaning fee to renters who return a car with any smoking/vaping odors. And then of course Payless must use that fee to take measures to actually remove the odor from the vehicle before renting it. Air it out, apply odor-removing treatments, etc.
10.0 Excellent2021 Oct 23
It was so simple. The prices was quick and efficient. I had great customer service. The car was perfect.
10.0 Excellent2021 Jun 15
The staff was great!The price.
10.0 Excellent2021 May 24
The car was amazingThey could of filled up the windshield washer fluid. It was completely empty
8.0 Excellent2021 Apr 01
Everything was great although I would avoid the Hyundai Kona had a battery charge issue But nothing to do with Payless.
5.2 Okay2020 Sep 29
Easy check-inCar I reserved was not available. Was given a car in a lower category, and told I needed to contact Kayak to get a refund on the difference. Why couldn't they just refund me on the spot? And why wasn't a car I reserved available?
2.0 Mediocre2020 Sep 08
Nothing, they had no cars available for myself and other customers that showed up after meHave giving me a heads up that there was not going to be a car available for my needs.
4.0 Okay2020 Jul 12
The woman who helped me check out my car first was very sweet.The cars were all extremely dirty. I even had to change cars twice because they had a strange animal pee smell and hair everywhere. Idk why these were considered to be good to rent out? Then I take a car and half way to my very short destination the car says to change the oil!! It started shaking. I was worried so I rented another while at my vacation spot. Was sad but whatever I guess. Just won’t be using the avis/Payless/budget rentals again..
10.0 Excellent2019 Jul 09
The staff person that assisted me was friendly and helpful. Great value. The drop off couldn't have been easier, a staff member was right there to receive the car and keys when I pulled in and the drop off is right at the Fresno/Yosemite airport.
10.0 Excellent2019 May 19
Staff was super helpful!If the headings for location of Payless vehicles could be more visible. Had a difficult time finding mine. Luckily there was an attendant out there:)
Rated #6
Dollar
7.6 Good (67 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Dollar
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay2022 May 15
When I arrived to pick up car. There were no cars available and I was given the option to take a truck, cancel and see if another company had cars, or wait until cars come in.
2.0 Mediocre2022 Mar 19
Per your website, I should only pay $97. Dollar charged me another $156 on top of the $68 that I paid upfront. I won’t use your site again. I will rent straight from the rental place so I get the correct price.
10.0 Excellent2021 Oct 28
Although quite expensive in general. The overall service and vehicle were excellent
10.0 Excellent2021 Oct 15
Everything went smoothly
1.9 Horrible2021 Oct 03
Poor customer service, extremely long wait time for pickup and drop off. Rude customer service
10.0 Excellent2021 Aug 06
Rented the Ford Escape titanium model it was fantastic had plenty of room for 5 and lots of luggage room which I was worried about Great rental
5.9 Okay2021 Jul 09
Pickup was a little disappointing. After waiting in line for an hour and a half, I provided my reservation information, only to have them tell me that my reserved vehicle was not available. They told me they would call me when my vehicle was ready. 3 1/2 hours later I received a call that the vehicle was ready.
8.0 Excellent2021 Jun 21
Check in was easy, had a problem with the car. The car had over 50,000 miles, and the tires were had very little tread. Went back in and the customer service quickly put me in a newer car.
10.0 Excellent2021 Jun 04
RAV4 handled very well. Up steep hills and winding mountain roads, the car performed well with 4 passengers, luggage, and a wheelchair at times. Gas mileage was quite respectful.Explanation of breakdown of costs.
8.0 Excellent2021 Mar 31
Staff was super friendly even after late hours, quick check in and check out.The car stunk like cigarettes. I got a migraine immediately. After buying a car refresher it was better. Maybe clean it up a little for the next customer.
Rated #7
Thrifty
7.4 Good (72 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 7.8
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Dec 02
Too much hassle and unapproved upcharges. Terrible and unethical business
7.9 Good2021 Sep 20
Rental handled by Hertz personnel at airport and was easy and prompt. Also easy access and drop off at Fresno International airport.
1.9 Horrible2021 Aug 29
We turned up at the airport to collect our car and Thrifty said they had no cars left for us. We ended up having to spend hundreds of dollars to find alternative transport for our holiday. Will not book with Thrifty again
3.9 Mediocre2021 Jul 21
Car rentals in general are out of whack right now
4.0 Okay2021 Feb 13
Staff was great, drop off easyIf the car didn’t smell like Cigarettes
2.0 Mediocre2020 Aug 31
Staff not friendly at all definitely needs better customer service attitude.
8.0 Excellent2020 Aug 04
The reservation process was easy. The SUV was clean, and pick up was fast and easy. The employees at the counter inside the airport were friendly and expedient. I did have to walk back inside the airport to the desk to return it, but other than that, the return process was smooth, quick, and friendly.The reservation and service was great, though the price was a bit steep. It was a last-minute reservation; however, so that is just how it is. I didn't like some of the features of the SUV. The high beams flickered on and off at will while we were navigating curvy mountain roads in the dark. I did NOT enjoy this. The suspension wasn't as smooth, nor the handling as tight as the Jeep Cherokee we rented the following weekend from a different company.
10.0 Excellent2020 Mar 13
Quick with excellent customer service.
5.6 Okay2020 Feb 17
The car was washed and clean.Pick up was not good. I was told that I couldn't use my company credit card that I used to book the reservation online because my first name on the card was different than my driver's license (it is my nickname on the credit card). This was the first time in 20 years it has ever been a problem and the rep asked me if it was the first time I rented from Thrifty because this is how the system works. I didn't really appreciate that as an answer. She then says when I come back she can switch the credit cards. I asked her why she didn't lead with that at the beginning of the conversation versus quoting me company policy. Another concern was insurance coverage (company versus personal based on the credit card on file). The drop off was a little better. The line was really long and nowhere does it say you have to stay in line to drop off. Luckily I asked because I was in a hurry (and didn't have to wait in line). The issue here was switching the credit cards which would require me to wait in line. The rep said to write my email down and they would send the final receipt later in the day. I did not receive the email as promised. I called two days later and finally received the second part of the bill (first part on my company credit card, second part on my personal credit card). The experience with Thrifty was OK at best. I'll likely choose a different rental car company in the future. Thank you.
10.0 Excellent2019 Dec 31
Thanks for a great service.
Rated #8
Avis
7.8 Good (25 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Avis
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
7.9 Good2021 Sep 06
Avis itself was great. Employees at FAT were overwhelmed but still very efficient, courteous and professional. I learned to not rent a car at the airport unless it really is the right option. I saved a few dollars but not worth waiting around with all the air travelers.
7.9 Good2021 Aug 28
Would have liked option of vehicles.
2.0 Mediocre2020 Aug 06
Everytjing
8.0 Excellent2020 Jan 06
Drop off in LB was confusing until I actually figured out what to do.customer service in Fresno was lackluster.
2.0 Mediocre2019 Oct 22
If you guys actually explain that you may need an airplane ticket in order to get the the rental rate that was advertised
2.0 Mediocre2018 Dec 04
Horrible. A rip-off. A scam. Theft. Worst rental car experience of my life. Everyone I know will be made aware of how awful this company is
10.0 Excellent2017 Oct 30
Well-run, and friendly car rental service.Service was excellent. Friendly and helpful staff. This is a well-run outfit. Car was perfect.nothing
4.4 Okay2017 Oct 03
Subpar customer serviceI liked the vehicle that was given. Big enough to for all my belongings.The agents at the pickup was not friendly. He had a dry personality. He did not great me and seemed preoccupied when I approached. The agent in Fresno wouldnt look up from his computer screen. The vehicle was a nice size but it was a bit dirty and had bald tires.
10.0 Excellent2017 Sep 11
Cheap, I was in and out, no upsaleNothing
10.0 Excellent2017 May 29
The car and the staff at dollar great customerNothing
Rated #9
National
5.2 Okay (5 reviews)
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
National
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
  • 5.2
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre2021 Feb 11
I didn’t get to rent a car because they didn’t accept my same day online rental
10.0 Excellent2017 Jul 05
Luxury on all frontsThe Cadillac was loaded with nice features like cooled seats, apple play, and Electric seat adjustments. The price was about $50 less then the nearest compact car competitor offer.Nothing, it was a great value.
2.0 Mediocre2016 Sep 26
Absolutely no customer service!I got there and they wanted to charge me for the full amount plus deposit on my credit card and I didn't have room and they would not except my debit card without returning flight ticket stubs! I walked away and rented from AVIS and they were wonderful!! Will never try National Again!
Eagle Rent A Car
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Eagle Rent A Car
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
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Easirent
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Easirent
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Fresno Airterminal Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Fresno Airterminal Airport
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535 travelers who rented a car in Fresno Airterminal Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.1

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Top tips for renting a car at Fresno Airterminal Airport

  • Are you looking for comfort and flexibility when exploring Fresno’s attractions? Consider getting a car rental at Fresno Airterminal Airport (FAT). The airport features various car rental agencies, with counters located conveniently within the terminal building. The car rental offers you quick access to your destination, saving you the delays of public transportation. Moreover, a Fresno International Airport car rental is relatively affordable considering the value you will derive. Getting a car rental also offers you the freedom to choose your preferred ride and schedule.
  • When returning a car rental at Fresno Airterminal Airport, keep an eye on the blue signage leading you to the car rental returns area. Consider filling up your gas tank as a fuel station some miles from the airport to save up a few coins since refueling at the car rental agency will cost you more. Also, plan your drop-off trip to avoid incurring additional charges for late returns. However, if you anticipate a late return, inform your rental provider in advance. You may also consider dropping off your rental car in a different location, but you will incur extra charges. Check for any further damage with the help of the car rental staff to avoid unexpected additional costs.
  • Various payment methods are accepted for rental cars at Fresno Airterminal Airport. However, for guaranteed security, most car rental agencies on-site prefer credit card reservations. Typically, the major credit cards can be used to make payments, including American Express, Visa, and MasterCard. Other payment options are allowed, such as debit cards, but you will undergo additional screening, and additional requirements will apply. Usually, most rental providers at the airport allow debit cards with Visa and MasterCard logos.
  • CA-180 is the main freeway linking Fresno Airterminal Airport to the city center, and it experiences the heaviest traffic during rush hours. The highway is busiest from 7 am to 8.30 am and from 4 pm reaching its peak at 5.30 pm. Therefore, when scheduling your airport rental car pick-up and drop-off trips, consider avoiding the rush hour times to avoid getting stuck in heavy traffic.
  • Book your rental car at Fresno Airterminal Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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