Mill Valley car hire

Mill Valley car hire

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Mill Valley, CA, United States
Oct 29 — Nov 5
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Mill Valley, CA, United States
Fri 29/10
Fri 5/11
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Pick-up locationMill Valley
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Mill Valley car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Best rated
8.6 Excellent (36 reviews)
4 locations in Mill Valley
Locations in Mill Valley
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
1.9 HorribleJul 28 2021
Unfortunately Enterprise was unable to help me get a car. They have a new policy of picking up and dropping off at the same location. My flight was canceled and I needed a car to drive home. The lady behind the desk was unhelpful, the office was unfriendly, no where to sit as another employee was taking the one seat and ignoring me. I was visibly distressed but no one seemed to care.
10.0 ExcellentApr 8 2021
Very friendly and not too pushy on sales for an upgrade.
10.0 ExcellentMar 16 2021
The staff were extremely helpful. I ended up changing my reservation to an earlier time with no cost, then was unable to make it in that early due to unexpected circumstances. They ended up adjusting it so I could bring it back later on my return date, which they didn’t have to do. Staff is very friendly and laid back. Will definitely come back to this location.Nothing
4.0 OkayNov 4 2020
Pickup was quickThe car only had 1/3 of a tank of gas at pickup. Very disappointing to have to get gas right away. Also, this is a way they get more money out of you by making you return it at an exact amount that is not full. The car smelled terribly of cigarette smoke and made me feel sick the whole trip. Pickup was confusing as I had 3 different addresses for drop off. I called and spoke to someone asking which address was correct and she was not much help.
10.0 ExcellentJun 18 2020
Great staff. Easy pickup/drop off. Good location.
9.2 ExcellentJun 15 2020
friendly, easy, quickI just don’t like Chevrolet
10.0 ExcellentJun 12 2020
The staff is amazing. They couldn't have been nicer or more professional.Pretty much nothing.
10.0 ExcellentJun 1 2019
Staff was super friendly and helpful on pickup and drop off. Never have had a better experience! Thank you!
10.0 ExcellentMay 15 2019
Friendly staff, quick pickup. All in all easy.The amount of the additional young driver fee should have been marked on the website
9.6 ExcellentMay 1 2019
Friendly staff and easy pickup/ drop off
Rated no. 2
7.3 Good (64 reviews)
1 location in Mill Valley
Locations in Mill Valley
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 6.9
  • 6.7
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
3.9 MediocreOct 11 2021
Sixt has overcharged me for a day and I cannot get ahold of customer service to dispute this. Their customer service line is not accepting calls at the moment so my attempt to communicate has been relegated to email, and they have not yet responded almost a week later.
10.0 ExcellentAug 28 2021
Iryna was really helpful. Great experience.
2.0 MediocreJul 3 2021
The staff was kind for the most partI waited 5 hours on the side of a freeway because I got a flat. I wasn’t helped until 2am. The tow driver told me it’s because they try to get the cheapest company. When I called after waiting 3 hours the guy on the phone yelled at me for calling. I was kind and had not asked for an eta before that. Also, when I initially got the flat the car said low tire pressure and they told me I needed to drive it an hour and a half to another SIXT location. It shredded the tires and was not at all safe. Avoid my mistake! They also charge $10 per gallon if you don’t leave the tank filled. After I was up all night bc no hotels were available I was told I’d be given an upgrade. I wasn’t.
10.0 ExcellentMay 20 2021
Convenient. Very nice car for the price.Didn’t want any of the “extra” coverages but had to listen to the “sales pitch.”
9.2 ExcellentNov 13 2020
Easy to pick up and friendly and helpful staffWish the car had more features for the price
10.0 ExcellentSep 27 2020
Very helpful staff. Had a minor issue with the car and they quickly traded it in for a different one.A little tricky to find the office. There’s a sign, but it’s easy to miss.
2.4 MediocreAug 15 2020
Everything. The car wasn't available on Friday, the agency closed earlier. Leaving me no choices than cancelling my WE plans. Finally got another car (completely different quality of car by the way...) on Saturday morning. And to end up the process they overcharged me even more and I had to open a claim physically. Worst experience of my life whereas I am renting cars very often (over the last 2 months I rented 10 different cars with multiple companies). I will never go to Sixt and I will spread the word and advise that everyone do the same.
6.8 GoodAug 7 2020
All was fine until SIXT dropped a surprise one after dropping it off claiming I had gashed a hubcap and asking me to fill out a ludicrous full accident report for it and asking if I called the police. Frombthe pictures they sent me I cannot for the life of me understand what they are talking about.
4.8 OkayApr 26 2020
Good deal on the convertible car for the day. Employees were helpful at Union Square at time of visit.My reservation said to pick up my car at Fisherman's Wharf but the car wasn't there so I had to go to Union Square to pick it up, but the employee at Fisherman's Wharf told me I had to call customer service myself and let them know I was coming. Then at Union Square, the employees had a difficult - lengthy - time figuring out how to switch everything for me to rent the car. Overall it took 2 hours to rent this car when most of the time was spent waiting. Not employees fault, the system seems to be partially broken.
10.0 ExcellentDec 17 2019
Maybe the best car rental experience of my life - so convenient, fast, high quality, affordable ... really impressed!!
Rated no. 3
7 Good (49 reviews)
1 location in Mill Valley
Locations in Mill Valley
  • 7.3
  • 7.2
  • 6.9
  • 6.7
  • 7
Recent reviews
1.9 HorribleOct 5 2021
I never got my car!
1.9 HorribleSep 21 2021
Kayak confirmed a booking but in fact this location had zero cars
1.9 HorribleSep 18 2021
Rude and unreasonable staff.
1.9 HorribleAug 30 2021
Not use Kayak or Hertz. Because I booked a car the same day I needed it, Hertz did not have any vehicles available for me - nor would they rent to me the price I booked. Hertz claims that third-party bookers do not have access to the local inventories, and that it was my responsibility to call Hertz directly and confirm the online booking. Total BS. Third-party hotel bookers have access to local inventories without problem. There is nothing that Hertz couldn't do on same day bookings that they don't do for advance bookings or bookings done 24 hours beforehand. I walked out angry 😡 and 😠 and four blocks to Enterprise, who not only had cars in stock but offered me a three day rental for less that the SVU Hertz was trying to pawn off on me. Shame on Hertz and Kayak. If you can't act jointly like a professional company, then Hertz should not be included on Kayak.
4.0 OkayMay 15 2021
--instruction manual should be IN the car --remind the "pick-up" attendants to look at the person they are assisting in the moment --have "drop-off" office open on WEEKENDS. It's not fair to charge 2 extra days when the renter is late returning on a Friday AFTER 5:30 !!!
10.0 ExcellentOct 28 2020
The team in San Rafael was very accommodating getting me into a great car last minute when Enterprise could not honor my reservation. They were sure to give me my options with limited inventory so that I could make the right decision for my one way trip. Great experience all around.
2.0 MediocreDec 28 2019
The vehicle was not available at the pick up area despite several calls with Hertz on its avaialbility
2.0 MediocreNov 27 2019
Unethical company who don't honor their cancellation policy.
4.0 OkayAug 2 2019
Speeding check in. They had us waiting for over an hour to pick up our vehicle. No pick up service
9.6 ExcellentApr 14 2019
Excellent at check in
Rated no. 4
8.2 Excellent (27 reviews)
2 locations in Mill Valley
Locations in Mill Valley
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
4.8 OkayAug 25 2020
They didn't have a small-sized car that I originally requested, and first gave me a large Ford sedan that was very loud (the moment you turn it on, it makes a VROOM noise without accelerating), and when I requested a different car they said they only had a large SUV, so I ended up taking that which was very uncomfortable to drive.
9.6 ExcellentAug 19 2018
Great longer-term rentalNeed a large vehicle for a month. Most affordable options were off-brand rental agencies with very old (10+ years) vehicles. Avis offered almost new vehicles at the most affordable prices if you rented by the monthCat wasn’t washed at pick-up but interior was clean.
8.4 ExcellentJul 13 2017
Beautiful and new carOvercharged for fuel at drop off
10.0 ExcellentApr 22 2017
Change of plans. I end up flying to Boise
2.0 MediocreDec 5 2016
Did not get car due to lacking credit card.AVIS did not accept debit card, despite state otherwise. Probably because of employee's incompetence. Rental failed. Went to Hertz instead, worked (even without reservation).
8.0 ExcellentSep 17 2016
Good mileage, easy pick-upNothing
6.8 GoodJul 25 2016
The car was comfortable and dependable.I had to wait 2 hours to pick up the car as they didn't have any available/in stock. Bad communication between ordering online and reality. the clerk at avis was not expecting us at pick up time. He said we should have called to confirm.
Rated no. 5
6.4 Good (19 reviews)
2 locations in Mill Valley
Locations in Mill Valley
  • 6.5
  • 6.9
  • 6.3
  • 6.3
  • 6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentSep 13 2021
Easy pick up, new car
8.0 ExcellentMay 23 2021
Keep up the good work
5.2 OkayApr 13 2020
The car was nice and very clean, and I appreciated being able to get a car easily during the pandemic.I booked a drop-off location that was closed at the time that I had selected when I started the rental, and was told that extending the rental until the next day would cost me $150, which is about 8x what I had paid for the first day. I was told I would also have to pay $150 if I was late dropping the car off at an alternate location, which was much further away. I ended up making the drop-off time and avoided the charges, but was frustrated by being threatened with penalties for a situation that wasn’t my fault and I should have been alerted of when I booked the car, or when I picked it up.
2.0 MediocreFeb 15 2020
I WOULD HAVE liked to actually get the van I booked and the price I booked it.That I could actually get the van I booked. I was on a cruise ship that was delayed because a passenger was critically ill. We had to return to Honolulu so the Patient could get the care needed. This along with a storm at sea made as a few hours late. I called on Tuesday morning to confirm our van would still be waiting and was told that the reservation had been canceled. It took an exorbitant amount of time to find out why and then to find that there were no more vans available, at all. This was even true of Budget’s sister agency, Avis. I ended up having to book a larger van through Enterprise for 7.5 times the amount of your quote for the minivan. Needless to say I am not happy with the outcome. I will think twice before using your service again.
4.0 OkayOct 1 2019
no on-site or street parking at location; had to leave my car about 1/2 mile away at a Home Depot lot. vehicle had a poor alignment and pulled slightly as well as having a vibration like a tire was out of balance.
10.0 ExcellentSep 3 2018
Quick and easy
3.6 MediocreDec 19 2017
Hidden charges!NothingReserved a SUV but when I arrived I was told they didn’t have any and I had to pay extra $50+ to get an upgrade, so I ended up drove away with a sedan. Also you had to be really careful now when you book a rental because there could be some hidden charges! I thought filling gas used to be an option (either you pay for a full tank upfront or filling up yourself upon returning your rental), but now they do t even give you that option because “your rate doesn’t give you the option” as I was told! No more Budget for me for sure!
5.6 OkayJul 28 2017
agent was niceyou didn't have the car i reserved
10.0 ExcellentJun 27 2017
Budget team at the office was very good!
8.0 ExcellentOct 30 2016
Budget car rental was greatNo extra charges for pick up/drop-off at different locations in same area. No fee for wife to drive as well. Chrysler was fuel efficient and performed well. Overall, a very good experience
195 travellers who hired a car in Mill Valley gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,5

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Car hire excess insurance in Mill Valley

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 Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley.


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 Mill Valley car rental.

Top tips for hiring a car in Mill Valley

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

FAQs about hiring a car in Mill Valley

  • The average price of fuel in Mill Valley is R52,48 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R630 and R840, depending on the car size.

  • Full-size (Chevrolet Malibu or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Mill Valley.

  • The only car hire company onsite at San Francisco airport is Alamo.

  • The only car hire company that offers shuttle or pick-up services from San Francisco airport to off-airport locations is Alamo.

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

  • A Full-size car hire in Mill Valley costs R620 per day, on average.