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Petoskey car hire

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KAYAK’s top tips for hiring a car in Petoskey

  • Petoskey car rentals offer a convenient and flexible way to explore the city and its nearby destinations. Petoskeyha public transportation, but it usually takes a while to reach your destination. Not only that, public transportation may get crowded and noisy. Car rentals in Petoskey guarantee peace of mind that you will drive to your location and arrive on time and comfortably. You can choose where and when to drive. The places worth visiting include Tahquamenon Falls, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Jewell Lake, and Hilton Beach Tourist Park. Seney National Wildlife Refuge is about 79 miles from the city center. If you want to connect with nature, you can conveniently get there via car.
  • Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County (PLN) is the nearest airport to Petoskey, about 21 miles from the city center. If you fly into the city, you will land here. With many local and international car rental agencies operating on-site desks, getting your car rentals in Petoskey at the airport should be hassle-free. The car rental desks are at the airport terminal, a short walk to the car lot. The providers include Hertz, Avis, Budget, Easirent, and Enterprise. You will leap into adventure as soon as you land.
  • As a small city in Michigan, finding narrow roads and tiny streets in Petoskey is unsurprising. Nonetheless, driving your car rentals in Petoskey should be manageable. But you should be mindful of other road users. For example, jaywalking is still a concern in the city despite being outlawed. Pedestrians often overlook crosswalk regulations and may cross without signaling. Motorbikes are allowed to ride on the same lanes as motorists. Sadly, they often disregard traffic regulations. Be sure to pay attention to them, especially when approaching and passing them.
  • Significant cities in Michigan experience road congestion during rush hours, and Petoskey is no exception. Usually, the city experiences peak travel hours from 6 am to 10 am, and evening rush hours begin from 3 pm to 7 pm. Several residents access the city with private vehicles, and a few roads access the city. It is usually occasioned by vehicles and motorbikes scrambling for position, leading to dense traffic. Planning your routes well saves you from bumping into traffic congestion.
  • Book your car hire in Petoskey at least 2 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate hire cars in Petoskey are around 17% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Petoskey

  • How much is the price of fuel in Petoskey?

    The average price of fuel in Petoskey is R69,29 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between R831 and R1 108, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular car hire in Petoskey?

    Intermediate (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Petoskey.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Petoskey?

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

  • How much does an Intermediate car hire cost in Petoskey?

    An Intermediate car hire in Petoskey costs R1 490 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Standard car hire cost in Petoskey?

    A Standard car hire in Petoskey costs R1 179 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car hire cost in Petoskey?

    A Full Size car hire in Petoskey costs R665 per day, on average.

  • What car type is recommended for driving in Petoskey?

    Petoskey has narrow roads, and the streets are unsurprisingly tiny. Getting a smaller vehicle is a great choice for navigating the narrow busy streets. In this case, look for the smallest possible vehicle, as long as it accommodates you and your luggage. The vehicle’s safety features and fuel efficiency are other factors worth considering. Petoskey has many off-road locations; look for a well-raised vehicle if you plan to visit these destinations. In that case, consider an SUV and gain added accessibility.

  • What is the speed limit in Petoskey?

    Observing speed limits when driving your car rentals in Petoskey saves you from getting into trouble with the authority. Unless posted otherwise, the speed limit in Petoskey is 15 mph in mobile home parks, 25 mph in residential, business, and school areas, 55 mph on county highways, and 70 mph on freeways. The city has numerous posted speed limits. Be sure to pay attention to them as they override other traffic regulations. You may also drive slower than the stipulated speed limits at night or when it rains.

  • Where are the best places to park in Petoskey?

    Hotels offer some of the best parking spots in Petoskey, including Brown Trout Motel, Big Rock Point, Petoskey Pierhead Lighthouse, and Parc. Typically, the hotels offer free parking if you reside on their property. Metered parking is available in Petoskey, and downtown is a good place to park, as it has a wide selection of parking options. Parking your Petoskey car rentals downtown allows you to stay at the city’s hub. You conveniently access amenities like accommodations, eateries, and business centers. Parking charges vary greatly. Generally, parking your Petoskey car rentals costs around $2.15 per hour.

Petoskey car rental reviews and directory

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10,0

Wonderful

4 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

3 locations in Petoskey

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1075 N. Us 31 Highway

+1 231 439 9272

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1720-b South Otsego Avenue

+1 989 731 9726

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6725 Us Highway 31 S

+1 231 547 6666

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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2,0 Poor

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

The office where i rented had been closed for months and i was still able to make the reservation. The day i was to get the car i calked to confirm and only got a recording. When i got to the address And they we’re not in business, I called enterprise and I called priceline. Enterprise told me they did not even have me in their system at all I talk to an enterprise office in the next town away and they told me there was nothing they could do for me and that I needed to go online and make another reservation or I needed to call another enterprise office that was about an hour away from my location and I did not have a vehicle. It was a stressful day.

9,6 Wonderful

Nov 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

When we picked up the first rental car, I was shocked by the $250 deposit. I didn't see it listed on Kayak, so I figured they weren't charging one because I was over 25. Well that rule isn't real! Haha! Luckily, the very friendly (and somehow always attractive) staff at enterprise helped work with me to make the deposit more manageable. After a few days, and a few hundred miles, the car started to chug at stops and would even stall if the RPMs got too low. We were able to swap it out very quickly for an even more comfortable car that got even better gas mileage with a little help from some more very friendly (and still attractive) enterprise staff. All around the staff was very helpful and courteous.

Cons:

The first car, the Chevy sonic, had, hopefully, the most uncomfortable seats in existence. I was so happy to be able to swap it out.

10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2016

KAYAK

Pros:

Everyone was helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable! They were thorough and explained everything! Very satisfied.

Cons:

No problems at all.

1 out of 1

Easirent

4,7

Mediocre

No reviews available

One location in Petoskey

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Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County

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Hertz

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4 locations in Petoskey

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1268 N Us Highway 31

+1 231 539 8404

Monday09:00 - 12:00
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1510 Dickerson Rd

+1 989 732 9176

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5890 Us 31

+1 989 732 9176

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59 Industrial Park Cresent

+1 705 575 1886

Monday08:00 - 17:00
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2,0 Poor

Jun 2022

KAYAK
I had reserved the car for a 9a pickup. I arrived at 9:09a. I rang the "ring for service" bell several times. No one responded. Someone from the collision repair shop that is in the same building went to look for Julie, the Hertz associate. She couldn't find her. Then they page her. She still didn't show. They tried to call her cell and didn't get a response. Finally, at 9:25, she came out of a backroom. She was surprised that I was there. When the paperwork was completed, she told me I was in a white Honda, when it was actually a silver Nissan, so she had to walk me out to the car to get the right one. Because of these delays, I was 30 minutes late getting to the airport, and I had to rush to make my flight.

6,8 Okay

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

I filled out all of the information online and was given an estimate price and when I got to the counter they had none of that information and the car ended up costing more than I was expecting.

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Yes, very helpful

Cons:

the car was not clean, windows inside were filthy

2,0 Poor

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

They recommended another car rental place across the street.

Cons:

I reserved the car online to pick up at 8 am the following morning, and return at 4 pm. When I arrived at the office at a little after 8 am, I was told that the associate had received a text that a car would not be available, until 3 pm. Since this would not work for me at all, I declined a car.

6,4 Okay

Aug 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

The employee that gave me the car.

Cons:

The price was terrible.

10,0 Wonderful

Apr 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I am a bigger guy and rented a compact, I was worried I wouldn't be comfortable. I was surprised it was not bad at all. It was a nice short trip.

Cons:

I couldn't find anything I didn't like about my rental

1 out of 1

Avis

No score available yet

One location in Petoskey

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1395 Us Highway 31 North

+1 231 539 8302

Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
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10,0 Wonderful

Aug 2022

KAYAK
Avis agent was friendly and efficient. Vehicle was perfect.

8,4 Very Good

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

The Pellston airport doesn't have any signage indicating where you drop your car off or where you go to hand in the keys. I realize it is a small airport but seriously--its 2017. Get a sign.

1 out of 1

Budget

No score available yet

One location in Petoskey

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1395 Us 31 North

+1 231 539 8160

Monday10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday10:00 - 16:00

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10,0 Wonderful

Oct 2021

KAYAK
The pickup was great but the drop off at the Toledo Ohio airport was not very good. I had a 3:00 pm drop off and they closed at 11:30 am. I wasn’t sure what to do so I parked the car in the drop off lot and put the keys in the drop box at the budget counter. I wish someone would have been there to check the car in so I would have known if there will be any extra charges. Neil Hacker

1,9 Poor

Jun 2021

KAYAK
They cancelled my car on me and left me stranded two hours away from my destination with no way to get an other rental and didn't even bother to apologize.

2,0 Poor

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

I prepaid and tried to change my reservation and was told by Budget that I could not. They overcharged me a lot for days I didn't use. Awful experience AND AN EXPENSIVE RIP OFF.

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The rental desk is just a few steps from the disembarking gate and luggage pick-up. Extremely friendly and accommodating staff. The vehicle was in brand new condition, and the return was lighting fast.

10,0 Wonderful

Jul 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

Great gas mileage, very very clean!

5,6 Fair

Jul 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

see said they only hold reservations for two hours. ? i dont see any 2 hour notes in my reservation, i was driving in from NY, road construction on the riad tooo Pelston, "she would see what she could di"". She did have a car, she did not explain anything on the forms

1 out of 1

18 travellers who hired a car in Petoskey gave the car agency they used an average rating of 4.7

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Most popular car type

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