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Burlington, VT, United StatesOct 28 — Nov 4
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Burlington, VT, United States
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Burlington car hire information

Pick-up locationBurlington
Hire locations3
Airport locations3

Burlington car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Thrifty
Best rated
8.3 Excellent (57 reviews)
1 location in Burlington
Thrifty
Locations in Burlington
1700 Williston Rd+1 877 283 0898
Monday04:30 - 23:59
Tuesday04:30 - 23:59
Wednesday04:30 - 23:59
Thursday04:30 - 23:59
Friday04:30 - 23:59
Saturday04:30 - 23:59
Sunday04:30 - 23:59
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.1
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
6.4 GoodFeb 9 2018
Pros: Thrifty seems willing to refund me the insurance if I send them proof of payment.Cons: I had already purchased insurance through carrentals.com and then was billed for it again on the rental. I asked for snowtires and was told they didn't have any. They driving at this time was very treacherous without snow tires.
10.0 ExcellentSep 30 2017
Pros: GREAT SERVICE
10.0 ExcellentJun 4 2017
Pros: Vehicle was just what we ordered. Service was great and price was the best.
10.0 ExcellentApr 3 2017
Pros: Staff were really friendly and helpful
10.0 ExcellentMar 30 2017
Highly satisfiedPros: The staff were all extremely friendly, the shuttle was prompt and the car was exactly what I needed at a very reasonable price.Cons: My only suggestion would be to be more clear on how to reach the business from the airport. I had to go to another business' rental counter to ask so they could call the shuttle for me. The shuttle arrived quickly after that.
10.0 ExcellentMar 25 2017
Pros: Friendly staff and quick pickup am Bd drop off
4.0 OkayMar 5 2017
There's a Reason for the Name ThriftyPros: We got that van switched before something unsafe happened. Tha van had tires that were so worn that wires were exposed. The company reduced the rental rate without a hassle.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 25 2017
Pros: I had to change my car and it was super easy.
2.0 MediocreFeb 14 2017
Cons: The car was old. The key fob did not operate properly -- I could not lock the car on several occasions. The windshield wipers were old and did not clean the windshield -- a major problem since it was snowing most of the time we had the rental. The car heater could not be adjusted properly. And worst of all, the car was unable to climb a hill leading to a ski resort one afternoon, because it lacked snow tires or four-wheel drive. In short, we hated this car and deeply resented the carelessness of the Thrifty office. One more thing, like icing on a rancid cake, they took 40 minutes to pick us up at the airport when we landed, though their office was 5 minutes away. STAY AWAY FROM THIS BUSINESS.
10.0 ExcellentNov 25 2016
Friendly, fast and easyPros: Airport shuttle picked me I and stopped me off with no wait time, and staff were super nice.
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Rated no. 2
Hertz
8.3 Excellent (41 reviews)
1 location in Burlington
Hertz
Locations in Burlington
1200 Airport Drive Ste # 3+1 802 865 4080
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday08:00 - 23:59
  • 8.5
  • 8.3
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
9.6 ExcellentAug 10 2020
Cons: Shuttle to PEASE Airport..
9.6 ExcellentJul 20 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly, very knowledgeable, helping me make decisions based on my needs, and was aware of the need to be safe during my travel.
8.4 ExcellentAug 6 2019
Pros: Easy pick up and drop off. Friendly Staff.Cons: Final bill has some surprise misc charges and I am having trouble finding a person to help to explain and reverse.
9.2 ExcellentJul 30 2019
Pros: The pick up counter person in Burlington was lovely.Cons: The cost was high.
8.4 ExcellentAug 13 2018
Pros: Easy to get in and out of the airport in VT Pleased with the car.Cons: The salesman did not tell us where to pick up the car so we ended up wandering a bit before figuring out where we had to go.
10.0 ExcellentApr 29 2018
Pros: Everything was great! On the phone and in person, the gentleman at the Hertz counter at BTV was friendly and very helpful. Thank you.
8.0 ExcellentNov 19 2017
Watch what Kayak rents youPros: Even though I clicked Sentra or the like size sedan, Kayak confirmation email said Chevy Spak which are not nearly the same size. Hertz did what they could and I ended up in a Yaris. Still not as big as a Sentra.
6.8 GoodSep 30 2017
First, they tried to give me a car with cracked windshield and missingPros: When I came back to tell them about first car, they switched it out without a problem.
2.0 MediocreSep 10 2017
Cons: They didn't have the vehicle I had reserved and I had to go to another car rental agency to get a different car ... I want my money back.
10.0 ExcellentJul 19 2017
Great counter customer servicePros: I liked that someone didn't hover over me when I checked the car out and in. I like that they trusted me. I really like the fact that I didn't have to stress about filling up car. And really liked the fact that Hertz didn't try to make money off of gas. In fact they charged me less than what I could buy it for. That alone will make me use Hertz again.Cons: It would be nice to have a map like the olden days, and a pen if asked to write down mileage
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Rated no. 3
Dollar
8.2 Excellent (27 reviews)
1 location in Burlington
Dollar
Locations in Burlington
1200 Airport Drive+1 866 434 2226
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday08:00 - 23:59
Sunday08:00 - 23:59
  • 8.5
  • 8.4
  • 8
  • 8.2
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayOct 15 2020
Cons: I was charged extra fees at pick-up that I was NOT made aware of. I would have never rented from here if I knew I would end up paying DOUBLE the offered amount. The woman who tried to explain on customer service was rude. The car smelled like cigarette smoke.
8.8 ExcellentJan 25 2020
Cons: The windshield wipers were not robust enough to handle Vermont. I had to pull off the highway and thump them a few times to clear the salt spray from the windshield.
10.0 ExcellentDec 29 2019
Pros: The pick up and drop off lady was so nice. The counter is very accessible and it was very organizedCons: Nothing. It was perfect
4.8 OkayNov 19 2019
Pros: The gentleman at the counter I dealt with was very pleasantCons: I paid for an SUV and was given a Toyota Corolla. When I called Dollar, I was given the run around. Mind you I rented this car in Vermont, in a snowstorm with summer tires on the vehicle.
9.6 ExcellentOct 20 2019
Cons: A more clear explanation of overtime charges. 2 different. Rental persons was unable to quote me A number for late return
10.0 ExcellentMay 10 2019
Pros: Staff at Hertz/Dollar were excellent.Cons: Nothing
5.2 OkayMay 5 2019
Cons: There was no one at the Dollar Rental car counter and maybe no one.m at the airport working for dollar rental car. Also, I had the car for less than 10 hours and the car was 70 bucks. Felt overpriced.
10.0 ExcellentOct 10 2018
Pros: Ease of the transaction - it was seamless!Cons: Nothing
10.0 ExcellentOct 8 2018
Great car and quick servicePros: I really enjoyed the car, it was very nice and handled well. Both for city roads and some country side. The service was quick and customer service friendly.Cons: A little confusion around Dollar rental being the same as Hertz.
10.0 ExcellentSep 20 2018
As PromisedPros: The office was out of the size I reserved and I was immediately upgraded to the next size. The check in and check out were handled with complete professionalism.Cons: Everything went as planned - there are no negatives!
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125 travellers who hired a car in Burlington gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8,3

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