Merritt Island car hire

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Merritt Island, FL, United States
Oct 24 — Oct 31
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Merritt Island, FL, United States
Sun 24/10
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Pick-up locationMerritt Island
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Rated no. 1
Best rated
8.4 Excellent (28 reviews)
2 locations in Merritt Island
Locations in Merritt Island
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Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentAug 30 2021
Nice agent and quick service
10.0 ExcellentAug 13 2021
Quick and easy pick up and drop off
10.0 ExcellentJul 28 2019
Staff was friendly and helpful. Drop off was easy.Bigger waiting area. We had to wait almost 4 hours due to the time I had requested the start of my rental. One family took the whole air conditioned area and stayed there
8.8 ExcellentJan 28 2018
A bit of a wait, but good car.The car ran really well, and was a slight upgrade.The line at the Port was pretty long to pick up the car. Also, the car had no USB charging port. The car also wasn’t completely cleaned; the cup area had junk from the last user.
8.0 ExcellentJan 7 2018
The pick up and drop off were excellent.The shuttle from the cruise ship was extremely delayed. Had to take an Lyft ride. The car I had reserved was not available.
10.0 ExcellentNov 20 2017
Very nice vehicle!Nothing comes to mind--it was a great experience all around. Will rent with Avis again. Thank you very much!
10.0 ExcellentNov 8 2017
Very comfortable vehicle with excellent accelerationBumped my head on low clearance roof while getting in
6.0 GoodSep 29 2017
Lovely attendant receiving the car.No service available for getting you to your final destination which was advertised.
10.0 ExcellentJul 3 2017
I wish they would've told us how many tolls we'd have to pay on the major highways in Orlando. At one point we went through a toll that only took coins. We were unable to pay the exact toll which was stressful. Also there are no accessible gas stations near the Orlando Airport. Wish they would've offered for us to pay our gas up front to save us the hassle of finding a nearby gas station which required us to pay tolls twice just to get there.
5.6 OkayMay 22 2017
Once we finally left everything was fine.Not enough help for busy time.
Rated no. 2
8.3 Excellent (19 reviews)
2 locations in Merritt Island
Locations in Merritt Island
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Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 1 2021
Just wish The price was a little lower Oh, everything else was excellent
10.0 ExcellentDec 29 2020
YesI was very satisfied. I wish they still delivered to the house and picked up.
2.0 MediocreAug 25 2020
The location is closed. Couldn’t get my car. Called enterprise, they told me I had to go to the Cocoa location 7 miles away. Not impressed.The location being open.
10.0 ExcellentJul 7 2020
No issues with my reservation. Quick to pick up and drop off.
10.0 ExcellentNov 29 2018
I was a painless rental. Car was fantastic and people courteous.
10.0 ExcellentApr 1 2017
East rentalall was good
8.0 ExcellentMar 25 2017
The check in price was much more than the original reservation amount before correction.
6.0 GoodMar 22 2017
You charge me for insurance....They charge me for insurance... REALLY....26.00 dollars a day for insurance...
9.6 ExcellentMar 15 2017
First time the charm!First time using enterprise and was impressed about the whole experience.Did not like the Internet routeing me to the wrong pick up office, but counter staff was exceptional.
10.0 ExcellentFeb 22 2017
The folks at this location were great!They got me in the car and helped me out when my drop off location was closed.The kayak booking should show the hours at the drop off location.
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Rated no. 3
6.2 Good (4 reviews)
1 location in Merritt Island
Locations in Merritt Island
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Recent reviews
4.4 OkayMay 26 2019
I did not like it very much! When I went to get the car on Merrit Island the seller made me use another card, different from what I had used in the app, and paid for it. With this he must have created another reservation, resulting in a duplicate payment upon the return of the vehicle. How do I gI paid twice for the rent. One when I applied for the app, already cashed in my Debit card, and another when I returned the car. Besides the fact that when I went to get the car on Merritt Island the seller did not want to accept the same card that I made the payment in the Kaiak app.
2.0 MediocreApr 30 2018
Never againEasy to book.Contacted support and all is ready, we go to the lot, person advises us that they have no cars available, once we tell him that we need it just for a few hours within the city limits then he finds us something, however problems hit when registering cards, no debit maestro accepted and it didnt specify on the siten my friend gives a card and accepted but then her DL was required, then he advises us that i cannot rent as i am 23 and only over 25 can rent a car, while on the website it says that it is possible to rent it just is more costly which is fine. Stupidly on the website my card was accepted and i brought cash for incidentals and offered to pay full in cash but did not accept it. So we never got our car and it ruined our day, not to mention walking in rain afer all that... stupid.
Rated no. 4
5.2 Okay (14 reviews)
1 location in Merritt Island
Locations in Merritt Island
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Recent reviews
3.6 MediocreMar 3 2019
DropoffOnly one person working at pickup point. Very long wait
10.0 ExcellentDec 10 2018
Easiest check in pick up and drop off I have ever hadShuttle from cruise ship didn’t run very often so we just took an Uber to the office, no big deal but would have been nice to have the free shuttle from port Canaveral more conveniently running.
2.0 MediocreNov 18 2018
Long lines, excessive waiting, poor experience overallShould have paid more, for any other company besides Thrifty/Dollar.Understaffed and slow, exceedingly long wait for shuttle and again at office for staff to process rentals.
6.8 GoodAug 6 2018
The return at airport was smoothThe bust to pick us at the Carnival port never arrived and the Budget driver took us to Thrifty. Upon arriving there was no attendant so we had to wait for him to arrive.
10.0 ExcellentNov 25 2017
Dropped off the car and was immediately taken to the port for our ship. He was VERY HELPFUL. I'm sorry I did not get his name but he seemed to be the only on there. Besides checking us in, he drove the shuttle to the port.Nothing!!!
7.6 GoodMar 5 2017
Slow pickup at Port CanaveralCar was clean. Once we got to the Cape Canaveral office things went well.We waited for about an hour for a pickup at Port Canaveral. We watched as every other passenger that had disembarked the ship with us got picked up by multiple trips of all of the other rental car vendors' shuttle buses. Then it was just us Thrifty folks waiting in line and wondering if they would ever come. Repeated phone calls to the Thrifty office in Cape Canaveral went unanswered. Eventually we were picked up. But I will certainly never rent from Thrifty again at this location.
4.0 OkayNov 16 2016
ConfusionVehicle gas mileageCar had an oily film which made it difficult to see out the windows without repeatedly cleaning and vehicle had been smoked in a lot. The smell of smoke irritated us both. We even tried spraying the car with a powerful hospital deodorizer, but were never able to eliminate the smoke odor.
2.8 MediocreJan 23 2016
Ease of drop off (as long as you don't want a receipt or need to talk to someone).The gentleman at the desk was rude and unhelpful. It was crowded and he did not deal well with the customers. Very unorganized.
Rated no. 5
4.8 Okay (2 reviews)
3 locations in Merritt Island
Locations in Merritt Island
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Recent reviews
4.0 OkayMay 6 2020
They wanted to do a credit check because i was using a debit card..... no way
67 travellers who hired a car in Merritt Island gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,5

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Car hire excess insurance in Merritt Island

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 Merritt Island 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 Merritt Island.


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 Merritt Island car rental.

Top tips for hiring a car in Merritt Island

  • Book your car hire in Merritt Island at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about hiring a car in Merritt Island

  • The average price of fuel in Merritt Island is R51,87 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R622 and R830, depending on the car size.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Orlando airport include Alamo, Easirent and Dollar.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Orlando airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Easirent and Dollar.

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