Pasadena Car Hire

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Pick-up location Pasadena
Hire locations 12

Pasadena car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Avis
avis
Best rated
9,2 Excellent (2 reviews)
2 locations in Pasadena
Avis
Locations in Pasadena
570 North Lake Avenue
+1 626 449 6122
665 South Arroyo Parkway
+1 626 304 9432
  • 9.0
  • 10.0
  • 9.0
  • 10.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
10,0 Excellent
Apr 6 2016
Pros: quick + easy drop off. no problems.
Cons: n/a
8,4 Excellent
Aug 22 2017
Pros: it was blazing fast
Cons: the Mileage Cap
Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8,7 Excellent (12 reviews)
5 locations in Pasadena
Enterprise
Locations in Pasadena
1060 S Fair Oaks Ave
+1 626 441 7033
1890 East Colorado Blvd
+1 626 405 0900
2336 E Foothill Blvd
+1 626 714 3485
3540 E Colorado Blvd
+1 626 432 6688
665 Lincoln Ave
+1 626 568 8445
  • 8.6
  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 8.3
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
7,2 Good
Jan 6 2019
Terrible wait time and inaccurate info
Pros: Car was clean and functional.
Cons: When we got there they said it would be 30 minutes for a car. It actually took about two hours to get the vehicle.
2,0 Mediocre
Jan 14 2019
Cons: The type of car I paid for wasn't available. They offered an alternative which was old and beat up. They were unwilling to upgrade me as supposedly the upgrades cost more than I was worth,even though I've rented with the same agency many times in the past. Went to another Enterprise agency down the road...the experience was even much much worse. I'm switching to Avis, after being a faithful Enterprise customer for many years.
10,0 Excellent
Aug 6 2019
Pros: The staff were extremely friendly and personable. It was an efficient positive experience!
10,0 Excellent
Mar 12 2019
Pros: Staff was very friendly and extremely helpful.
Cons: Nothing really. There was a mo. Up but the staff covers the situation so smoothly it was beautiful
10,0 Excellent
Feb 7 2017
Great price and unlimited miles
Pros: Amazing price for a truck for a week with unlimited miles. Look forward to renting again in a few weeks.
Cons: N/A
10,0 Excellent
Aug 16 2019
Pros: Staff
8,4 Excellent
May 11 2017
Pros: The car was perfect
Cons: The taxes for under 25 are too high
10,0 Excellent
Jul 25 2018
Great Service at Enterprise in Pasadena
Pros: Friendly, fast, professional service at Lincoln ave, Pasadena, CA Enterprise location. In and out in 10 mins. good car selection and convenient and easy to maneuver lot. High marks!
Cons: Mexico daily insurance is only sold at an Enterprise location in San Diego airport. It is ok, not a big deal, but it did require an extra stop.
10,0 Excellent
Aug 10 2019
Pros: Staff were quick, friendly and very helpful. Upgrade to a better car, a Mini convertible, was very much appreciated.
Cons: Nothing comes to mind!
6,8 Good
Aug 14 2017
Customer service
Pros: Customer service at pickup were accomodating
Cons: Drop-off was too busy. Promised receipt in e-mail to save themselves time - receipt never came
Rated no. 3
Thrifty
7,9 Good (6 reviews)
1 location in Pasadena
Thrifty
Locations in Pasadena
3500 E Colorado Blvd
+1 626 449 0012
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 7.7
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
10,0 Excellent
Feb 20 2017
Inexpensive and easy!
Pros: I first looked at what it would cost for an Uber for my designation and back. It was going to be about $80 each way ($160). I was able to book this rental for $30 for a full day. Thrifty was able to quickly pull my reservation up and get me out the door in about 15 minutes. When I returned the car there were no additional surprise fees and checkin was just as great!
10,0 Excellent
Oct 26 2017
Pros: Needed a car for the weekend and Thrifty was the most affordable. Place was easy to find (same parking lot as Holiday Inn). Picking up the car was quick (no lines) and painless (representative was friendly and didn't push additional services/insurance).
2,0 Mediocre
May 14 2018
Closed early
Cons: I selected a 6 p.m. pickup time. Turns out that this office closes at 6 p.m., and they mean it. Their office is hidden at the back corner of a courtyard - by the time I found it at 6:05 the lights were out, the door was locked, and nobody answered the phone. Maybe don't offer a 6 p.m. pickup time if you plan to flee the office at 5:59?
9,6 Excellent
May 27 2019
Cons: The car did not have electric locks which is crazy in 2019
6,0 Good
Aug 6 2019
Pros: Staff was friendly
Cons: Extra fees for driving over 100 miles
10,0 Excellent
Aug 31 2019
Pros: Easy drop off and pick up, great staff, good price
Rated no. 4
Hertz
6,5 Good (12 reviews)
1 location in Pasadena
Hertz
Locations in Pasadena
2070 East Colorado Blvd
+1 626 578 0443
  • 6.5
  • 6.8
  • 6.3
  • 6.7
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
2,0 Mediocre
Mar 19 2018
Rented the car out from under me
Cons: I indicated that I would be coming to pick up the car around midday, but due to a change of plans I came in the afternoon, only to be told they'd already rented out the car I'd reserved and that there were no others on the lot. The staff made no effort to show any kind of sympathy for my plight, and instructed me to call their corporate headquarters to cancel my reservation -- which I was then told I could not do because it was after my pickup time, although I was also told the car should have been held for me until the end of the day. Was eventually able to get my money back, but was ignored by Pasadena staff the whole time. Were it not for the presence of an Enterprise rental agency down the street, my entire trip would have been ruined. I will never rent from Hertz again.
10,0 Excellent
Jan 13 2016
Clean, quick, professional
Pros: Upon dropping off my car I immediately noticed the organized and efficient way at which the Pasadena Hertz handled my return!
Cons: Nothing
8,8 Excellent
Feb 2 2017
Manager stepped in and made solved the situation.
Pros: Manager resolved issue.
Cons: Making a reservation online and showing up only to find out there was no vehicle available and hearing excuse after excuse.
9,2 Excellent
Apr 5 2017
Go Big
Pros: The renting of the car was easy. When I had a tire blowout, Hertz was very accommodating in getting me help and exchanging the car.
Cons: The car I rented was of good value, but too small. A gust of wind almost tipped it over.
2,0 Mediocre
May 23 2017
Hertz refused to give me my prepaid car
Cons: Hertz wanted a $200 deposit when I picked up the car. They would not take my debit card, the same card I used to prepay for the car. They would not take card from one of three family members, stating it had to be in my name only. I would NEVER use Hertz.
10,0 Excellent
Aug 3 2017
Exceptionally satisfied.
Pros: They took me a about 45 minutes early and got me out the door quickly. They were polite and efficient. I got a slight upgrade for whatever reason and was pleased. Needed to keep the car an additional day and it was very easy to do over the phone and for a reasonable fee. They got me in and out upon return in about 5-7 minutes. WOW!
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Dec 8 2017
Pros: W liked the complimentary upgrade. We appreciated the complimentary gift card for a quarter of a tank of gas on the next rental when we returned the car with the tank full of gas.
10,0 Excellent
Jan 24 2018
Great work!
Pros: Friendly & knowledgable staff!
7,2 Good
Feb 23 2018
Pros: In and out fast.
Cons: Just a so-so car.
2,0 Mediocre
Apr 15 2018
Rent a wreck
Cons: First they wanted to give me an unwashed and uncleaned car. The second car looked like somone spilled something (hopefylly not bodily fluids) on the pessenger seat. The counter agent told me that they cannot detail the car. From the outside the car was scratched, scraped, dinged, felt like a rent a wreck for half the price. It took over an hour to get the car and get on my way
Rated no. 5
Budget
5,6 Okay (5 reviews)
2 locations in Pasadena
Budget
Locations in Pasadena
570 North Lake Avenue
+1 626 578 1287
665 South Arroyo Parkway
+1 626 304 9445
  • 5.6
  • 6.0
  • 5.6
  • 4.8
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
6,0 Good
May 19 2017
Pros: good mileage
Cons: At dropoff in Los vegas, they tried to overcharge me even though I had a written receipt from pick up. They wouldn't call pickup location to confirm my receipt until I made a fuss. Wouldn't apologize for the false overcharge, just said the computer made a mistake. BAD CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE!!
2,0 Mediocre
Dec 24 2016
Pros: Not much to like about the experience other than they had a car.
Cons: They claimed not to have the car I reserved despite there being many other cars if that type on the lot. The car I got had little luggage room, was dirty inside, had many stains, the ventilation smelled of mold, there was wheel bearing noise. Avoid this site like the plague, you have been warned!
6,0 Good
Dec 28 2016
Pros: Convenient.
Cons: Did not help me with the obvious booking error.
4,0 Okay
Jan 29 2017
Cons: Cheating on gas (tank not really full when picking up the car)
10,0 Excellent
Mar 31 2017
Pros: Great place to rent -- very personable and easygoing staff. No problems at all.
All Rite
allrite
1 location in Pasadena
All Rite
Locations in Pasadena
1150 East Colorado Blvd
626-564-1111
37 travellers who hired a car in Pasadena gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7,5

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Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire companies in Pasadena are Enterprise (8,5, 12844 reviews), Budget (7,4, 4182 reviews), and Hertz (7,4, 3860 reviews).

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