Bishop car hire

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Bishop car hire information

Pick-up locationBishop
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Hire locations4
Airport locations3

Cheap car hire in Bishop

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Bishop

  • Consider getting car rentals in Bishop when you visit California and gain the flexibility and comfort of driving across the city and to other surrounding locations. The city boasts a wide range of attractions and hidden gems, and you can seamlessly explore these destinations with Bishop car rentals. While you can access some of these locations via public transportation, such as buses or trains, it usually takes a while. With your car rentals in Bishop, you are confident of getting to your destinations on time. You can adventure the Laws Railroad Museum, Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, Lake Sabrina Boat Landing, and Inyo National Forest.
  • Two airports serve Bishop; Fresno Airterminal Airport (FAT) and Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). If you land at FAT, you will encounter several car rental agencies operating on-site desks. The desks are across from the baggage claim area. The car rental desks at MMH are inside the terminal building at 85 Airport Rd. The popular car rental providers are Avis, Enterprise, Hertz, Alamo, National, and Budget. Consider getting your car rentals in Bishop at the airport to start adventuring as soon as you land.
  • Generally, driving your car rentals in Bishop is safe due to the well-established and maintained roads. However, driving across the city comes with its fair share of challenges, requiring you to be attentive. For instance, despite being outlawed, pedestrians still jaywalk. Although it is uncommon, pedestrians may overlook crosswalk regulations. Drive cautiously, especially in densely populated areas, to avoid hitting them. Again, bikers are generally impatient and may occasionally ignore traffic regulations. Remember to pay attention to them, especially when overtaking or approaching them.
  • Like other cities in California, Bishop experiences dense traffic during rush hours. Road congestion during peak travel times is due to streets and roads brimming with vehicles, as several residents access the city with private vehicles. Watch out for rush hours, which usually start from 7 am to 10 am, and from 4 am to 7:30 pm. Endeavor to plan your routes well to avoid getting into traffic snarl-ups or ending up behind an unmoving truck. Densely populated zones like commuters and narrow streets are areas to avoid.
  • Book your car hire in Bishop at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini car hire in Bishop are around -73% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Bishop

  • How much is the price of fuel in Bishop?

    The average price of fuel in Bishop is R71,29 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R855 and R1 141, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Bishop?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Bishop.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Bishop?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • How much does a Mini car hire cost in Bishop?

    A Mini car hire in Bishop costs R3 869 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Bishop?

    An Intermediate car hire in Bishop costs R2 340 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Bishop?

    A Standard car hire in Bishop costs R2 098 per day, on average.

  • What car type is recommended for driving in Bishop?

    Bishop roads are well-developed and maintained. Similarly, Bishop car rentals offer a variety of vehicles. To this end, your car type depends on your needs. Furthermore, the city boasts several off-road destinations. If you plan to visit some of the off-road locations, look for a well-raised vehicle for navigation. In this case, you are better off with an SUV. Solo travelers can consider the smallest possible vehicle. Nonetheless, consider a larger vehicle if you are on a family vacation. An intermediate or standard is a great option depending on your family size.

  • What is the speed limit in Bishop?

    Bishop has numerous speed limits, depending on the road you drive on. Overall, be sure to abide by all the city’s speed limits when driving your car rentals in Bishop. Unless posted otherwise, the speed limits in Bishop are 25 mph around residential and business zones, 35 mph on city roads, 55 mph on two-lane highways, 65 mph on multi-lane freeways in urban areas, and 70 mph on freeways outside the city. Also, watch out for posted speed limits.

  • Where are the best places to park in Bishop?

    The best parking places are in downtown Bishop. Parking downtown allows you to stay within the city’s hub, letting you conveniently access accommodations, eateries, eateries, business centers, and vibrant nightlife. You can look for a parking lot at 805 N Main St Parking. Generally, it costs around $1.50 per hour to park your car rentals in Bishop. Hotels also offer some of the best parking lots, including Best Western Bishop Lodge, Vagabond Inn Bishop, and Mountain View Motel. Usually, they offer free parking if you stay on their property.

Bishop car rental reviews and directory

National

10,0

Wonderful

11 reviews
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Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

6.0

2 locations in Bishop

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Locations in Bishop

703 Airport Rd

+1 909 482 4800

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85 Airport Rd

+1 909 204 1759

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2,0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

nothing

Cons:

Kayak needs to check to see if they are actually renting car's when you book a car rental. We got a call 1 day before our trip to find out that National was closed at Mammoth Lakes airport and we would have to go to Bishop for a car (44 miles away). We ended up not renting.

5,6 Fair

Aug 2019

KAYAK

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Nice staff however, airport entrance opened 20 min late and upon checknout printer broken so no reql receipt. Staff trying there best.

2,0 Poor

Feb 2019

KAYAK

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When I arrived to pick up my "reservation" I was informed that "This was booked on a 3rd party site, and we don't have cars". I don't know if the issue is with Kayak, National, or the staff at that local location, but it ended up costing me $60 to get back from the airport to catch a ride home.

2,0 Poor

Sep 2023

KAYAK
didnt get rental car even though i had confirmation number.

10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Easy pickup in bishop and easy drop off in Oakland. Very clean and efficient car.

8,0 Very Good

Feb 2022

KAYAK
Wonderful staff!

1 out of 4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6,2

Cleanliness

5.9

Comfort

6.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

5.1

4 locations in Bishop

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Locations in Bishop

164 Old Mammoth Rd

+1 909 482 4800

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187 W Line St

+1 760 873 3704

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703 Airport Rd

+1 760 873 3704

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85 Airport Rd

+1 909 204 1759

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8,0 Very Good

Sep 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

staff friendly and helpful but didn't have car I originally booked but luckily one they had worked.

Cons:

clean car with full tank gas. car was dirty and only 1/2 tank

8,4 Very Good

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The agent at the desk was very helpful. He handled difficult situations well--two parties had no transportation due to misunderstandings on their part.

Cons:

The gas policy--or lack of one. Because there were no papers exchanged, I didn't even think of the gas policy until I was on the road and noted the tank was below half full.

10,0 Wonderful

Jun 2023

KAYAK
employees were very accommodating and helpful

2,0 Poor

Jan 2023

KAYAK
I received a call an hour before taking off to go to Bishop that my reserved car would not be available and they had no other cars to give me. The person who called to tell me said he would be at the airport when I arrived, however he was not there. I had to scramble and find another mode of transportation to get to my destination.

2,0 Poor

Jun 2022

KAYAK
Despite receiving a confirmation, no cars were available upon arrival...

1,9 Poor

Aug 2021

KAYAK
Horrible customer service. Management is horrific. Cars are always dirty. They never have the car you reserve.

1 out of 2

Hertz

6,2

3 locations in Bishop

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1200 Airport Drive

+1 760 934 2271

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3218 Main St

+1 760 934 7004

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40142 Hwy 49

+1 559 692 2277

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2,4 Poor

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Got the the car in timely manner

Cons:

When I returned the car ... I was not given the receipt even though I asked for it ... I was told I will get the receipt in the email and it's been 5 days now still no receipt and today I look at my car I got charged way more than i was told and I still don't have the receipt to see what they charged me for ... what a bad Sevice from this location ... I hope they will Contect me and solve this problem rather me going calling my bank to figure it out :(

5,2 Fair

Jun 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

All locations staff were very helpful and friendly. Every person I dealt with at Hertz was awesome.

Cons:

Both cars were not clean inside... crud in cup holders, not vacuumed well. Exterior not clean... The car I originally rented was a 2015 Nissan Rouge with about 40,000 miles on it. It was fine at first, but as soon as I got on the passes going from California to Washington any speed over 45 the steering would shake... semis were passing me and the drive was very stressful. I tried to exchange the car in Oregon, but there were no rental places open. I made it to Bremerton, Washington by Monday and immediately called the Hertz there. For three days they tried to find me a replacement ca (or so they said) and they finally said they were unable to. I had to leave to head back to Ca and tried to find rental replacements along the way with no success. Finally in Medford the airport was able to replace the car. They were shocked that the hood did not close properly and the car was in such bad shape they thought it should not be in the fleet. The fun didn't end there though. When I got back to Oakhurst, Ca to return the car, their records showed that I had returned the first car but that I had never rented the second car! Still trying to figure out that paperwork debacle. :/

1 out of 1

Sunnycars

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One location in Bishop

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703 Airport Rd

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28 travellers who hired a car in Bishop gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.2

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Most popular car type

Mini

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