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Bradenton, FL, United States
Nov 4 — Nov 11
Same drop-off
Bradenton, FL, United States
Thu 4/11
Noon
Thu 11/11
Noon
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Pick-up locationBradenton
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Bradenton car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Payless
Best rated
8.7 Excellent (20 reviews)
1 location in Bradenton
Payless
Locations in Bradenton
  • 9.3
  • 8.4
  • 8.8
  • 9.1
  • 9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJun 28 2021
The staff was helpful and very friendly. Had a very smooth process of renting a car when it was very unexpected. A lot of car options available.
10.0 ExcellentMay 27 2021
Nice new car- Excellent value- Courteous staff-I cannot think of any complaints
10.0 ExcellentApr 6 2021
Everything was super!
6.0 GoodMar 13 2021
Staff was helpful with quick, efficient pick up and drop off.This rental was for a body shop repair on our regular car. The shop estimated two weeks for the repair with the rental running from Tuesday 10AM. The shop owner did us a favor and worked the weekend to get our car done in 10 days, so we returned the rental car 4 DAYS EARLY. Agent said no problem, he'll adjust it then handed us the bill. The first week cost $38.50/day at the weekly rate. For the "extra" days they increased the price to $67.25/day. In other words, they charged us the same rate as the original two week rental. So don't ever expect a credit on an early return. Keep the car.
6.0 GoodDec 28 2020
Great gas mileageKayak said “unlimited mileage” Payless said 2500. I had to make a big round trip in the car and Payless called me the next day and said daily is 200 miles. No continuity between the two companies or even internal to Payless. I rented because my car would not make this round trip....seems pointless if I’m getting restrictions.
10.0 ExcellentSep 12 2020
very satisfied with everbody and the carmaybe an extra day as a bonus for 3-4 days rental
2.0 MediocreAug 6 2020
the staff was friendlyyou could've sent me to a place that has unlimited travel not just in Florida was traveling to Iowa so had to change plans at the last minute very stressful
10.0 ExcellentJan 4 2020
Price and nice carA little far from the beach but worth the trip
10.0 ExcellentDec 31 2019
Free upgrade was nice. Fun to drive vehicle. Easy drop off.No complaints!
10.0 ExcellentJul 27 2018
Service and knowledge of workers got me in and out very fast
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
7.8 Good (23 reviews)
4 locations in Bradenton
Enterprise
Locations in Bradenton
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 7.7
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 29 2021
Due to pandemic outbreak, every body overvalued their service and that’s not fair. $95 for a Chevy Equinox C’mon man...
2.0 MediocreJun 14 2021
Staff was good at pickupThe car stunk from cigarette smoke. I tried to get the smell out of the car but it never got better. This location only has a limited number of cars for rent.
7.6 GoodNov 17 2020
Rachel was very good at the drop off since unfortunately I had some damage to my vehicle.
3.2 MediocreNov 10 2020
Dropping off the car I was met and given a receiptThe smell and cleanliness were definitely subpar and need improvement!
7.2 GoodOct 21 2020
Nice vehicle and reasonable priceReserved a pick-up truck (necessary for the purpose of our trip) months in advance of the travel dates. I arrived at the rental location to pick up the vehicle only to be told they did not have any trucks...they could 'maybe' get me a small sedan. We were told we 'could check back later in the day' that the unavailable vehicle was due to the Coronavirus...really??? I insisted they find a truck and that they call me when one was found. A truck did turn up and we were able to keep our plans for our trip...but the stress at how this started out was a disappointment.
10.0 ExcellentOct 19 2020
Staff was friendly and efficient. I was able to drop off the vehicle after hours and had a an email in the morning saying that it was checked back in.
10.0 ExcellentJan 4 2020
Staff was friendly and informative about vehicle and return instructions; pick up was quick and easy; dropped car off before working hours and put keys in drop box. Would rent from Enterprise again.
10.0 ExcellentJun 21 2019
Nice clean carLess wait time for vehicle. We waited about 15 minutes.
10.0 ExcellentMay 4 2019
Mini van was clean and in great condition, price was excellent, return took seconds.Nothing.
6.0 GoodDec 29 2018
The car was great - good comfort and great mileageThe car was dirty when we picked up - windows were filthy and there was some film on them that took several times for us to clean to be able to see clearly
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Rated no. 3
Hertz
7.3 Good (19 reviews)
2 locations in Bradenton
Hertz
Locations in Bradenton
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 7.3
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
1.9 HorribleSep 30 2021
I cancelled my order but was still charged. Beware!!!
2.0 MediocreApr 10 2021
THERE WAS NO CAR !!!!!
2.0 MediocreFeb 16 2021
I was refused service after arriving their from across the country due to them not accepting my credit card (MasterCard through apple) despite paying for the reservation with the card ahead of timeBeing given service and not left stranded by rude staff that were unhelpful and unsympathetic
10.0 ExcellentOct 11 2020
Nothing
10.0 ExcellentSep 23 2020
Very efficient and friendly!Only one car that met my criteria on the lot! Wish there had been an option on vehicles...but, the car got the job done for me!
10.0 ExcellentAug 10 2020
very easy, friendly people
10.0 ExcellentNov 14 2019
The staff was very nice and helpful!
8.8 ExcellentApr 4 2019
Pickup on a Monday was slow. Only one person working the counter.
10.0 ExcellentOct 9 2018
Fast, friendly service and the pickup and drop off was a plus. Thank you and will be contacting Hertz again if we need a rental. : )
5.2 OkayJun 18 2017
The vehicle (a 2017 Chevy Malibu with 28,000 miles) performed well and had surprisingly good gas mileage range from a 13 gallon fuel tank. Additionally, the trunk was very spacious. The Malibu was very quiet and handled highway speeds quite well.The 4 cylinder engine was leisurely from a standing stop to highway speeds. The seats were of middling comfort, and less so on long drives because of a lack of lumbar support. Most egregious is the fact that the renter prior to me had obviously smoked in the vehicle, and the Hertz cleaning crew attempted to mask the tobacco smell with a horribly floral scent that was virtually intolerable. When I brought this up upon return of the rental, the agent merely offered a prefunctory "I apologize for that on behalf of the company." I would not rent from this location again.
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Rated no. 4
Budget
7.2 Good (17 reviews)
1 location in Bradenton
Budget
Locations in Bradenton
  • 7.4
  • 7.6
  • 6.9
  • 7.1
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentApr 11 2021
Wait time to pick up car. Took almost an hour.
2.0 MediocreAug 8 2020
THIS LOCATION IS CLOSED. IT HAS BEEN CLOSED FOR YEARS APPARENTLY!!!!Kayak provide a location that is actually in operation.
6.0 GoodMar 27 2020
I was able to cancel the reservation I did not use the car.It went fine, had to cancel my trip.
8.0 ExcellentJun 26 2019
Staff was helpfulI do not have a credit card and I'd weren't for my mom being with me I would have been stuck without being able to rent.
3.6 MediocreFeb 12 2018
Bad Pick-up ExperienceAgent at pick-up site not pleasant, and not at all helpful. He barely greeted me, and did not explain anything about gas at return, just handed me the keys, did not show me anything about the vehicle, (I was the only customer.) Vehicle also had an unpleasant odor.
2.0 MediocreApr 25 2017
just terrible serviceThe convenience of being able to pick up in TAMPA AND DROP OFF IN BRADENTON and vice versa. Location is close to highway and easy to get to. Office is inside Sears so there is a place to turn in the key if you drop off after hours even though technically there is no after hours drop off accepted. The car I picked up on the way back was clean.The office is only open till 1 on weekends and no after hours drop off. I turned in the car the key and the contract at 1:05 anyway even though the office was closed. Next Monday tried to call-- impossible to reach by phone-no one ever answers--had to drive back to find a clerk who is completely incompetent. he charged me a $14 fee for "driving less than 75 miles" when actually the charge was for not filling tank even though I put in more gas than I used and turned in a receipt to prove it at drop off. When I picked up a car a week later to return to Tampa the same guy Joe recorded the wrong starting milage so it looked like I drove over 2000 miles. Just appalling and inexcusable service.
8.0 ExcellentJan 16 2017
Car was dirty
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Rated no. 5
Avis
5 Okay (4 reviews)
1 location in Bradenton
Avis
Locations in Bradenton
  • 4.5
  • 5.5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodAug 3 2020
Staff at pickup was wonderful as was staff at drop off. We received a free upgrade, due to lack of availability of smaller cars. This was appreciated.The pickup location was in an almost abandoned mall in Bradenton. It appeared to me that the rental was not well cleaned or properly disinfected. There was some junk left in the trunk from a previous customer. The low tire pressure light was lit up. I just had the feeling that the car was not properly inspected or cleaned before it was re-rented.
2.0 MediocreJun 22 2020
The staff lady, Hendra, at picking up was very courteous and helpful. That is the only part of the experience that was good. The rest was a mess. The car had an "emergency" light showing some sort of issue all the way making me feel unsecure. It went on at the pick up location and all suddenly shut off two hours later. The car was filthy and with strong offensive smell. I had to place three towels on the seats saved I could place my hand bag and sit on the driver seat. The stearing wheel was disgusting as well. The air conditioning would work on and off. And to close, the drop off was a nightmare. There were basically NO clear signs at the drop off location to advise where was the entrance to the Avis drop off parking. Other car rental companies clerk's said this was a regular problem and that they had Avis customers coming to them for instructions on where to go and the Avis vehicle drop off. The other companies clerk's mentioned that confused (Avis) customers had drop off their Avis rental at the other companies lots and those customers were being charged for not having dropped off the vehicle (when indeed they had, just that they did following the poor signaling by Avis.It would have been better to not have the experience explained in the previous question. This makes me reconsider renting from Avis in the future. I am a lawyer who travels a lot for business. I cannot risk my business for this type of mess.
2.0 MediocreApr 15 2017
NothingEverything. Rented from enterprise instead.
10.0 ExcellentNov 15 2015
Reasonable rates Sarasota Bradenton areaJoe Ulisano, Avis agency operator was great to deal with. Avis had a location in the above airport. Rates were in $700+ range for a week. I went on Kayak & this location and $227 rate popped up. This is a $20 taxi ride takes 15 minutes to get to. it is a true hidden gem and a no brainier $$ wise. We had s new Chevrolet Equinox. We will always use Kayak and seek out Joe later this winter when we return to the area.
Thrifty
1 location in Bradenton
Thrifty
Locations in Bradenton
Recent reviews
83 travellers who hired a car in Bradenton gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,6

Car hire locations in or near Bradenton

Good to know

Most popular car type

Intermediate

When to book a car hire in Bradenton

Average daily price per month
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Car hire excess insurance in Bradenton

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Bradenton car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Bradenton.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Bradenton car rental.

Top tips for hiring a car in Bradenton

  • Book your car hire in Bradenton at least 6 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate car hires in Bradenton are around 19% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Bradenton

  • The average price of fuel in Bradenton is R54,13 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R650 and R866, depending on the car size.

  • Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Bradenton.

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

  • A Intermediate car hire in Bradenton costs R631 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Bradenton costs R593 per day, on average.

  • A Mini car hire in Bradenton costs R1 082 per day, on average.