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Latham, NY, United States
Oct 27 — Nov 3
Same drop-off
Latham, NY, United States
Wed 27/10
Noon
Wed 3/11
Noon
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Pick-up locationLatham
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Latham car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Budget
Best rated
7.7 Good (124 reviews)
1 location in Latham
Budget
Locations in Latham
  • 7.4
  • 7.9
  • 7.6
  • 8
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
7.9 GoodOct 14 2021
The desk clerk was awesome. But when I went to get a car, they initially tried to give me a car that was filthy inside snd out and smelled. It was obvious that it had not been cleaned whatsoever. You could not even tell if the car had any scratches or dings on it it was so dirty. After pressing them on the issue they finally agreed to give me something else. After that, things were fine. They should have apologized and immediately given me another vehicle. I should not have to press the issue at all.
10.0 ExcellentOct 12 2021
I was pleased with the service I had with Budget Rental. First time I had to rent at the last minute and under strange circumstances with my flight, Budget made it a very smooth transition
10.0 ExcellentOct 6 2021
They did hand me a car half full, gas. I did not notice until out the door so could not correct when I turned the car back in
10.0 ExcellentSep 13 2021
Even thought the car was supposed to be smoke free it was clear that someone had smoked in it and the odor was supposedly concealed with air freshener.
10.0 ExcellentAug 26 2021
every thing went well...except the tonneau is loud when closed..the wind blowing on top of the jeep tonneau makes it very loud!!!!
10.0 ExcellentAug 23 2021
Rented a Tacoma truck and it was an excellent ride.
7.9 GoodJul 12 2021
My vehicle was close to what I had reserved. It suited my needs well. The car was quite new with less than 4k miles on the odometer. It had not been cleaned particularly well after the last person turned it in. I found a bag of chips in the glove compartment and a dirty rag in the rear seat area. If it was vacuumed at all, it was minimal.
8.0 ExcellentMay 21 2021
Easy pickupSignage for self drop off in the garage (keys in car or to drop box, space number or drop lane, etc.
8.0 ExcellentJan 26 2021
The e-z pass did not work consistently. I informed them of this at drop off and that I missed a toll due to that and not being able to back up to pay
6.0 GoodDec 17 2020
Staff was friendly and helpful at pick-up. Process was relatively quick. Nobody there for drop off so hopefully that went ok. I just dropped the keys in a box.Car stunk like cigarettes and then I found a pack under the seat. I guess that was missed by whoever cleaned the car
Rated no. 2
Alamo
9.1 Excellent (43 reviews)
1 location in Latham
Alamo
Locations in Latham
  • 9.3
  • 9
  • 9.2
  • 8.9
  • 9
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodMay 23 2018
Why the switchCar was well equipped with blind spot detection, especially useful driving in Boston.I had reserved a sedan but only SUVs and Mini-vans were available. When I said that I would not drive one of those types of vehicles, I was told that I would have to wait about half an hour. When I said that I would wait, within one minute a sedan was available. Interesting! This is similar to being seated at the worst table in a restaurant when there are no other people there. Is this common practice?
9.6 ExcellentMar 18 2018
Fast and easyNo issues on pick up or drop off. Albany is on site. I had to wait for attendant to show but only a couple of minutesNo signs for car rental returns at LaGuardia so you have to look up yourself.
10.0 ExcellentDec 27 2017
Price + Ease of Pick-up + Clean Car + Modern AmenitiesNothing.
10.0 ExcellentDec 5 2017
Quick and EasyFrom the time I picked up to the time I left with the car was all of 15-20 minutes. No long drawn out process.Having to supply two phone numbers at the counter. I only have one number.
10.0 ExcellentDec 3 2017
Staff was very helpful and accommodating.price was reasonable and vehicle was in good condition and fully met our needs.
9.6 ExcellentAug 14 2017
Car was clean and I enjoyed driving it.Initial prepaid reservation was for Jeep SUV for 9 days at 449.00. When I called to change reservation to 7 days I was informed new cost would be approx. 1200.00. It took 2 more calls before someone suggested I change car to mid size which would result in price increase of approx. 100.00.
10.0 ExcellentMay 30 2017
Great serviceThey gave me a nice car.
10.0 ExcellentMay 22 2017
The Hundai Sonata was a great car. Very quiet and easy to drive. Check-in and check-out was extremely fast and efficient. The ease of both at Albany airport is great.
10.0 ExcellentApr 19 2017
Fantastic service. Great vehicle.Customer Service was excellent.
10.0 ExcellentMar 26 2017
Nice peopleThe women at reception was very pleasant.
Rated no. 3
Avis
8.1 Excellent (54 reviews)
1 location in Latham
Avis
Locations in Latham
  • 7.8
  • 8.2
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
3.9 MediocreOct 5 2021
The van had illegal tires with tread, it wasn’t ready even hours after I was supposed to pick up, the tire had a leak and the jack compartment was apart and all of the back
5.9 OkaySep 25 2021
Van had a terrible smell that was very evident at pickup and throughout rental. Cheeze It crackers were on last row seats. Directions for pickup should indicate "airport counter" on confirmation email. I stood online in garage pickup area line for 10 minutes only to be told to go into airport counter.
10.0 ExcellentAug 29 2021
I should have requested a lower model car. The electronics of the Mazda 3 too much to learn in a short time.
8.0 ExcellentJul 7 2021
Very easy process.My car hadn’t been washed though the interior was cleaned.
10.0 ExcellentJul 7 2021
convienientnothing really
2.0 MediocreJun 11 2021
They did not have the truck I reserved. I reserved a pickup truck for moving and they wanted to replace it with a Toyota Corolla and could not understand why I was not satisfied. The manager was rude and extremely unhelpful. I was given the number of Avis customer service, waited on hold for 20 minutes, only to find they were closed. I was not able to rent from them and had no choice but to pay triple the cost to Alamo for a pickup. For this reason, I am requesting a full refundIf they had the vehicle I reserved
6.0 GoodMay 17 2021
Staff needs to clean the cars inside and out before renting. I went inside a vehicle and it wreaked of cigarette smoke. It was disgusting. Another vehicle wasn’t clean on the outside.
2.4 MediocreJun 17 2020
Staff at counter was friendly--Staff at counter was unable to be reached by phone. Drove 3 1/2 hours each way (NYC --> Albany) to drop off old rental and pick up a new one, then was told at counter that I needn't have made the drive in the first place and I could've just kept the original rental. --Car smelled of cigarettes. Was told to just write down the issue on my rental agreement. --Staff at counter was unable to be reached by phone a second time (and I called over 20 times). This became an issue when I had to extend my new rental. --Toll-free customer service was completely useless when I contacted them to voice my concerns. --In a word, Avis = terrible. I've been an Enterprise customer for 12 years, and I'm kicking myself for using Avis this time.
6.0 GoodJan 29 2020
Staff was very friendly and helpful.We had a reservation but there wasn't a car available. We had one option. A 15 passenger van.
10.0 ExcellentOct 21 2019
Yes! The guy was great, upgraded us! We were there fir a funeral and had a 14 hour drive back so it was greatly appreciated.Nothing.
Rated no. 4
National
10 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Latham
National
Locations in Latham
  • 10
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  • 10
  • 10
Recent reviews
Rated no. 5
Enterprise
9 Excellent (20 reviews)
2 locations in Latham
Enterprise
Locations in Latham
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9
  • 8.6
  • 9.2
Recent reviews
6.8 GoodAug 2 2020
They didn't have enough staff to drop me off home after I returned the vehicle. Everything else was really good, no complaints.
10.0 ExcellentMar 12 2020
Loved this car. Friendly staff
6.8 GoodMar 7 2017
I liked the final price and the choice of car.The pickup location listed on the itinerary was not the pickup location. It was the Enterprise gated lot where the inventory is kept, a mile away. The literal hike back to where I knew the Enterprise booth was at the airport (at a completely different address than was listed on my itinerary), was a complete waste of my time. I have had to take shuttles about a mile away from the airport in different locations to pickup rental cars in the past, so the initial directions taking me past the airport did not seem out of the ordinary for pickup at first. Once finally at the counter, the sales rep tried to tell me the insurance I could opt for at $9/day was $14/day. I had it right on the paper print out but he acted "surprised." I am smart enough to know that this was an attempted upsell. I am also aware that you do not even need this insurance, so I asked him to forget it all together. Then I was told that the car rate was going up because of this. Which annoys me. 1.) Because my rate was booked independent of the insurance I hadn't opted into yet, and 2.) Because this was Saturday morning. I was taking a car off his hands for the weekend that would otherwise badly affect his numbers. I almost cancelled all together because of this until miraculously I rented an upgraded car for a discounted rate (that was still an upsell for him) after explaining I know how this works. Way too much BS to go through especially when surrounded by other car rental services in the airport who are also trying to get rid of cars over the weekend. The lines at the other desks were the sole reason I rented with Enterprise.
10.0 ExcellentDec 3 2016
Friendly and helpful staff
10.0 ExcellentNov 7 2016
Cost.
10.0 ExcellentSep 27 2016
Great, friendly, helpful service!This was speedy. The people at the desk are very friendly and helpful. My car was easy to get to and ready for me when I got out there. A young man named Sean was especially knowledgeable and helpful.
7.6 GoodSep 20 2016
Good carInside of windshield and front windows not cleaned
10.0 ExcellentSep 13 2016
Nice and easy does itNo waiting in line, friendly employees
7.2 GoodAug 17 2016
Drove about 60 miles from Albany, got a flat, called customer service(roadside assistance ), told it wouldbe $65 for someone to come out...and that was to just put the spare on, not a new tire. I said i can put the spare on myself. Then was told had to drive back to albany to get a new car. Got back to Albany and find out that if I had the roadside assistance (wasn't mentioned or offered at pickup ) they would have brought a new vehicle to me. Not a good experience.
Rated no. 6
Hertz
7.9 Good (22 reviews)
2 locations in Latham
Hertz
Locations in Latham
  • 8
  • 8.1
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
8.4 ExcellentApr 23 2019
East pick-up and drop-off, friendly staff.Car was smaller then expected and looked like it hasn't been cleaned before I picked it up. Asking for a credit card to rent or running a credit checked seemed excessive to rent a vehicle.
3.2 MediocreJan 17 2018
Not satisfied.Convenience; pickup closeby.Car not clean; scratches on front and rear bumper. Power outlet not working so could not use gps. Had to call hertz to exchnge car. Replacement car is ok.
8.4 ExcellentJun 20 2017
Saved big with Kayakcompact car averaged 33 mpg.Friendly service.Save on gas and by renting through KayakI refused the first car they did the paperwork for because it had bald tires.Both cars were dirty but they gave me a free car wash coupon.
6.8 GoodMay 3 2017
Easy to find.Longer than normal wait
10.0 ExcellentMar 18 2017
Easy pick up and return. Great rate.Salesman a little pushy. I know its policy to try and upsell but he was just a little overbearing. Ins. and taxes cost more than rental fee.
9.6 ExcellentMar 4 2017
Great Price. Excellent experienceThe pickup and drop off were so easy that I could hardly believe that I had not forgotten something.
2.0 MediocreFeb 14 2017
Ride at counterNothingI prepayment for an SUV because of snow storm. Guy at counter says can't rent you a car and sends me away. Had to pay double at Alamo.
9.6 ExcellentJan 30 2017
I liked the vehicle. But what I really liked was that they voluntarily shaved some off the final bill because I had used so little fuel. I had prepaid for gas so I wouldn't have to find a gas station when I returned the car.The wait at the counter was long, about 20 minutes.
6.4 GoodJan 29 2017
Fast \ not so friendlyFast pickup and drop off but not very friendly at counter or the garage.
10.0 ExcellentOct 29 2016
Exactly what it should have beenRental and return were easy and seamless. Car was exactly what was rented and price was good.
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Easirent
1 location in Latham
Easirent
Locations in Latham
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Sunnycars
1 location in Latham
Sunnycars
Locations in Latham
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269 travellers who hired a car in Latham gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8,2

Car hire locations in or near Latham

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Most popular car type

Compact

When to book a car hire in Latham

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Car hire excess insurance in Latham

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 Latham 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 Latham.

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 Latham car rental.

Top tips for hiring a car in Latham

  • Compact car hires in Latham are around 33% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Latham

  • The average price of fuel in Latham is R52,89 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R635 and R846, depending on the car size.

  • Compact (Ford Focus or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Latham.

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

  • A Compact car hire in Latham costs R480 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car hire in Latham costs R606 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car hire in Latham costs R683 per day, on average.