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Jun 24 — Jul 1
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Rated no. 1
Hertz
Best rated
7.4 Good (186 reviews)
3 locations in Madison
Hertz
Locations in Madison
2101 Darwin Road+1 608 241 5597
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
4000 International Lane+1 608 241 3803
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
6514 Odana Road+1 608 833 1118
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJun 15 2021
Cons: Due to travel delays, we arrived fifteen minutes outside of the pick-up time frame. Our reservation had been taken by someone else, so we were forced into a more expensive upgrade.
8.0 ExcellentJun 8 2021
Pros: The staff we were working with was friendly, not another staff member was getting frustrated with a customerCons: It was a small room and many people were picking up at the same time
4.0 OkayMay 11 2021
Cons: When I first arrived, I was told the minivan I rented had been sold. Then I was told he had to speak to the manager to see if he could find a minivan (which I needed to move my daughter out of her apartment). They "found" another minivan and it was filthy. Then I requested to be able to pay for tolls and they said this vehicle did not have that option. One would think that all rental vehicles would have that options. I then had to figure out how to attach the plate and pay for tolls on the highway to Illinois. I have rented vehicles from Hertz many times and this was not the best experience I have had.
8.0 ExcellentApr 2 2021
Pros: Very friendly staff and clean carCons: Wasn’t able to change drop off location
6.0 GoodMar 18 2021
Pros: The drop off was very easy and friendly. The car didn't break down.Cons: The car wasn't clean but I understand they were busy.
2.0 MediocreFeb 28 2021
Cons: They waited until I arrived to tell me they didn’t have a rental available
2.0 MediocreFeb 15 2021
Pros: Staff was trying to helpful but nothing they could doCons: I wasn’t able to rent the car due to a credit hold
8.0 ExcellentDec 25 2020
Cons: The vehicle didn’t have washer fluid in it when I got it and I had to go buy some.
2.0 MediocreOct 6 2020
Cons: Car had no AC!? In the Summer? It was too late - almost Chicago when discovered...
6.0 GoodOct 6 2020
Pros: Drop off was super easy and then came the call - a small chip in the windshield, they needed us to return for a VIR, and they write it up as quarter sized! We had to produce our own dime to show them it was smaller than a dime and did not impede the driver view and they couldn’t share the drop off pictures, when they showed us the wipers were up and the vantage point didn’t show whether a small chip had been there.Cons: A cleaner vehicle, there was trash inside and dirt and the windows weren’t clean, and they had us buy Sirius radio, said they’d show us how to use it but he just took pictures and left me the keys...we didn’t use the radio and were charged for it.
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.5 Excellent (80 reviews)
5 locations in Madison
Enterprise
Locations in Madison
1864 E Washington Ave+1 608 242 5000
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2 Eastpark Ct+1 608 241 8901
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
200 W Beltline Hwy+1 608 260 0063
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
4000 International Ln+1 608 661 4900
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
6646 Odana Rd+1 608 833 2220
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 8.6
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJun 9 2020
Pros: very friendly staff. clean car. free upgrade due to car I ordered not in lot yet. car worked well. very positive experience.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 18 2020
Pros: Staff was excellent treated very well go to business there againCons: In my opinion they did very well and again I will do business with them again
10.0 ExcellentOct 21 2019
Pros: The young fellow was very accommodating, changing cars for me when another renter left the car with terrible smoke smell. He also walked around and marked things I wouldn't have seen to avoid getting "pinged" later....one ways can get you like that.
10.0 ExcellentAug 4 2019
Pros: The staff was the best! He asked why we were renting & made a suggestion to he could give me a truck vs suv for the same cost. That was the best! The truck met our needs even better than the suv would have.Cons: Best experience I have ever had when renting a car!
8.0 ExcellentJul 27 2019
Cons: The airport Enterprise desk sent me across town to another Enterprise location that was closed till noon.
2.0 MediocreJul 16 2019
Cons: Rented the car to pick up close to my apartment. Did not get the details, requested several times, no response. Went to pick up the car at the place, the car was not available!! Poor performance!!
10.0 ExcellentMay 8 2019
Pros: Friendly and courteous staff
8.4 ExcellentMay 6 2019
Pros: very friendly but not helpful!Cons: The person who rented the car to me neglected to tell me that they didn't have anyone available to drive me home after I returned the rental car on a Saturday morning. When I returned the car, the person behind the counter just said, "Oh, we don't have anyone on Saturdays."
10.0 ExcellentMar 28 2019
Pros: Staff was nice, Friendly and accommodating.Cons: When trying to contact the actual store, I got the reservation center. They were very pushy and said the size of vehicle was going to be at the location. When we got there, the vehicle size was not there. We wound up having to choose something else at the same price.
9.6 ExcellentFeb 25 2019
Pros: The staff was prompt, friendly, helpful and gave clear directions. Car was in excellent condition and clean and conveniently located.
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Rated no. 3
Alamo
8.3 Excellent (39 reviews)
1 location in Madison
Alamo
Locations in Madison
4000 International Lane+1 608 249 1614
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentAug 17 2020
Pros: Price and fast serviceCons: First car was cleaned but had the maintenance light on and a low pressure tired. The second car was not not too cleaned. Also, I wanted to add an extra day but they would charge me more than twice instead of honoring the same price.
6.0 GoodAug 7 2020
Cons: Our car was damaged after we returned it. Unfortunately, we didn't take pictures after we dropped it off and are being charged for it. I understand their policy, and they can do what they want, but it puts a damper on our experience.
10.0 ExcellentJul 9 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly, easy pick up And return
10.0 ExcellentApr 17 2020
Pros: Very fast pickup and drop off. Clean and quality car. Great price.
10.0 ExcellentApr 13 2020
Pros: Dane County Airport Agent was on point with her details everything was ready for me. Durning this pandemic, vehicle was wiped down prior and could smell the cleanest when I opened the car door. When I dropped off in Charlotte Airport, the attendant was professional. Thank you Alamo!Cons: No
8.0 ExcellentAug 15 2019
Pros: easy and friendly staff. car close to desk.Cons: nothing particular.
10.0 ExcellentJul 16 2019
Pros: BestCons: Best
7.2 GoodFeb 7 2019
Pros: Staff was greatCons: It was freezing cold below zero and they knew I was coming in. I feel they could have either moved the vehicle closer or started it. I had to walk to the furthest outside stall and it was hard starting the vehicle
2.0 MediocreJan 23 2019
Cons: Vehicle was not safe. I rented a car a few hours before a forecast 5-7 inch snowstorm. After almost getting stuck several times during the blizzard, I checked the condition of the tires. They were beyond the industry standard for replacement. Shocking that Alamo would rent a car in this condition.
10.0 ExcellentJan 15 2019
Pros: Ease of renting, price, value, agent service and friendliness
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Rated no. 4
Budget
7.9 Good (58 reviews)
3 locations in Madison
Budget
Locations in Madison
1136 East Washington Avenue+1 608 251 2181
Monday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
2320 Darwin Road+1 608 242 0429
Monday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Friday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
4000 International Lane+1 608 249 5544
Monday09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday09:30 - 23:00
Thursday09:30 - 23:00
Friday09:30 - 23:00
Saturday09:30 - 23:00
Sunday09:30 - 23:00
  • 8.2
  • 7.8
  • 7.9
  • 8.1
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayMay 10 2021
Pros: The staff at pickup was overloaded. Fastbreak was very slow.Cons: Fastbreak could have been quicker. The car had a terrible Cigar odor that caused me an the passengers to feel sick to our stomachs. We had to periodically open the windows to try to mitigate the cigar smell and sick to stomach feeling. I'm requesting a credit towards a future car rental. Thank you.
10.0 ExcellentNov 30 2020
Pros: The agent was friendly and funny. Checking-in electronically made it so I was in and out of the store very quickly.Cons: Nothing of note could have been improved.
7.2 GoodOct 12 2020
Pros: Staff was lovely and helpful! The car fit our needs.Cons: Felt pressured to get car protection
10.0 ExcellentAug 29 2020
Pros: Car was super clean- both pick-up and drop-off was super easy and the employees were informed and so nice.Cons: Shuttle to off airport location would be great as walking with luggage isn’t easy..
10.0 ExcellentAug 19 2020
Pros: Hassle free pick up and drop off
10.0 ExcellentJul 12 2020
Cons: Nothing, it was great!
10.0 ExcellentDec 10 2019
Pros: The woman who helped me at the front desk at pickup was great at explaining everything and very personable.
6.0 GoodNov 3 2019
Cons: The hours of operation were very odd. I could have read more fine print but most people assume at least regular 9-5.
5.2 OkayOct 11 2019
Cons: It was fairly expensive for the car I got.
5.6 OkayJan 26 2019
Pros: Drop off was super easy. Affordable car for what we needed. Car was clean inside though very snowy on the exterior.Cons: Computers were down so the budget/Avis rep sent us to a different location. She didn’t offer transportation there. She said she would call and let them know but failed to do so it took extra time for the Avis rep to figure out what to do.
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Rated no. 5
Avis
8 Excellent (17 reviews)
3 locations in Madison
Avis
Locations in Madison
1136 East Washington Avenue+1 608 251 1717
Monday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Tuesday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Wednesday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Thursday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Friday07:30 - 12:30
14:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
2320 Darwin Road+1 608 242 0429
Monday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Friday14:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
4000 International Lane+1 608 242 0600
Monday09:30 - 23:00
Tuesday09:30 - 23:00
Wednesday09:30 - 23:00
Thursday09:30 - 23:00
Friday09:30 - 23:00
Saturday09:30 - 23:00
Sunday09:30 - 23:00
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 7.6
  • 8.3
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentAug 28 2019
Pros: Very friendlyCons: Better signage about leaving car and walking in n.
4.8 OkayJun 26 2019
Pros: The staff at the counter were very pleasant and helpful.Cons: The car was in pretty poor condition. It had some dents and scratches, and if it had been cleaned the cleaning didn't show. Candidly, the car wasn't worth the high rental cost; I've had much nicer cars for a lower cost at other airports.
10.0 ExcellentNov 19 2018
LifesaverPros: Briana (I think it was Briana) at the Dane County Airport helped me quickly get into a great car after a disastrous experience with having a flight canceled without warning. I was in a hurry and on a tight budget. She was kind and helpful and got me a wonderful, reliable and comfy car, fast.
10.0 ExcellentNov 27 2017
Pros: We appreciated the call explaining Avis' request to switch our vehicle for your own purposes.
9.6 ExcellentFeb 7 2017
Cons: the "low tire pressure" light came on and the window washer did not work because it was frozen
3.6 MediocreJan 5 2017
Terrible customer servicePros: Friendly but slow counter service.Cons: Slow process to complete pick up. I received no communication that the drop off point for my one-way rental was a satellite location with no official Avis presence, then was charged for a second day after they claimed it was returned late even though there was only a place to drop the keys, so they have no way of verifying my return time. When I called to dispute the additional late charges, the customer service was slow and unhelpful.
6.4 GoodJul 16 2016
Cons: Was not a ware I had to pick up off site...cost me too much time on a business trip.
3.6 MediocreDec 29 2015
Cons: Constant attempts at up selling. They finally gave me a Kia from Budget that had a defective front seat
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Rated no. 6
National
7.8 Good (2 reviews)
1 location in Madison
National
Locations in Madison
4000 International Lane+1 608 249 1614
Monday08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday08:00 - 17:00
Thursday08:00 - 17:00
Friday08:00 - 17:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
  • 8
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 7
Recent reviews
5.6 OkayDec 30 2018
Small location, fast servicePros: I dropped off in less than 5 minutesCons: I would not recommend Avis ever again
Sunnycars
1 location in Madison
Sunnycars
Locations in Madison
4000 International Lane
Recent reviews
382 travellers who hired a car in Madison gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,8

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