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Hire locations 19
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Rated no. 1
Payless
Best rated
7,0 Good (258 reviews)
1 location in Saint Paul
Payless
Locations in Saint Paul
4650 Glumack Drive
+1 612 866 4918
  • 6.8
  • 7.2
  • 7.3
  • 6.2
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
10,0 Excellent
Feb 10 2016
Awesome! Great value
Pros: It was easy, the employees were really nice & the shuttle service was convienent & quick. We will definitely use them again. The price we were quoted online was the price we paid. It was great to not see an increase in the cost upon returning the car.
7,2 Good
Sep 1 2016
Cons: That the car was returned at 6:14 and I was charged for an extra hour. When at pick up the person giving us the car said return the car around 6pm. I guess I took that to mean that close to 6pm. If I was going to be charged more if it was after 6 pm then he should of said- hey car back by 6pm or we will charge you for an hourly rate.
4,0 Okay
Jun 8 2017
Over an hour to be picked up from the airport
Cons: Over an hour for pick up Over an hour to be picked up from the airpor When they did pick many customers that were awaiting filled the van which made for a long wait at the rental counter once we got there with only one person working
10,0 Excellent
Nov 8 2017
Excellent, completely customer-friendly rental experience
Pros: Easy reservation process, extremely reasonable rates, flawless pick-up and drop-off
6,8 Good
Dec 1 2017
Pros: All of the employees were very friendly and the car was comfortable.
Cons: It was very dirty on the outside. I couldn't even really check for dents/scratches because there was too much dust/dirt.
8,0 Excellent
Oct 19 2015
Thank you
Pros: The woman at counter. Looking forward to their new location.
Cons: N/A
5,6 Okay
Oct 19 2015
Disappointments
Pros: The car was clean and did run... and that's about as far as I can go with positives.
Cons: The pick up location is NOT at the airport. They do advertise this information, but they have a booth at the airport, where you call a number and a van comes to shuttle you to the car rental spot. When we called the number, they didn't tell us this.. they said they would be there in five minutes. No mention of the van. No mention of moving locations. Maybe this was my fault, or maybe they could have mentioned something like "great! We will send a van to pick you up in the next few minutes. Please look for the white shuttle with the words "Payless" on the side!" Or maybe that's expecting too much. I'm not a customer service expert. We all show up to the rental area and there is only one guy working the counter. So it takes longer than it needs to. He casually mentions that there's a multi hundred dollar deposit that comes with all rentals. Sure. Maybe that was in the fine print. I guess I missed it. But whatever. All was well. We drive the car off the lot. All is good. Until the next day, when the check engine light comes on and the oil light as well. I called the number they gave me and offered me a few options. None of which accommodated the concept that I was in a wedding all weekend and i needed to use the car in a city 100 miles from the pick up location. Sure, I COULD drive all the way back and get a new car. Sure. I COULD drop the car off to get maintenance done, with the assurance you'd reimburse me. But the idea here is that i paid for a service. You did not hold up your end of the deal. And somehow I am penalized for the inconvenience. The final conclusion was that as long as the vehicle "sounds okay" then I'm okay to drive it to my hearts content. My husband checked the oil level which was drastically low and the oil was caked entirely on the dipstick. The cars are clearly, poorly maintained, and when I am home in the future, I will never ever ever rent from them. Time with family is more valuable than saving a few bucks. No apology. No sort of compensation. Just a bill and a "see you later" at the end of it all. Too bad.
4,0 Okay
Nov 2 2015
Cons: Car had no cruise control, and it was a 2014. Cars not especially clean. Rental location is hard to find, and takes time to get to if you don't have a ride--no ubers around.
2,0 Mediocre
Nov 8 2015
No one at counter
Pros: The price
Cons: There was no one at the rental counter even though it was 6.30pm. I waited a reasonable amount of time before taking the offer made by another representative.
2,0 Mediocre
Nov 9 2015
Car was in bad mechanical condition
Cons: Car would not accelerate, ended up on the side of the road for an hour. Interior was stained up and dirty. They charged me an extra $200 right away on pick up "in case of damages", I was not aware they would do that. Location was hard to find.
Rated no. 2
Alamo
8,7 Excellent (41 reviews)
1 location in Saint Paul
Alamo
Locations in Saint Paul
4650 Glumack Dr
+1 833 813 5263
  • 8.5
  • 9.2
  • 8.6
  • 8.9
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10,0 Excellent
Aug 14 2019
Pros: Perfect. Easy. Helpful.
Cons: Nothing.
10,0 Excellent
Aug 21 2019
Pros: Got a great upgrade, and they waived the extra driver fee so we broke even. Great, friendly service and easy to use.
Cons: It would be helpful if they told you where to park to pick up a car (if you're not coming straight from the airport). My best hint (although I missed the mark myself) would be to aim for the blue/gold ramp.
10,0 Excellent
Jul 14 2016
Pros: The car was fairly easy to rent, even though this was my first experience renting a car on my own in an unfamiliar city. I appreciated they let me choose the car in my price range. Everyone was generally friendly.
10,0 Excellent
Jul 19 2016
perfect
Pros: It was a great experiece everyone was friendly and helpfull !
4,8 Okay
Aug 17 2016
Sales bullying and lying
Pros: Nothing well never rent from them ever!
Cons: I'll never rent from Alamo again, all because of Mohammed. His selling tactic is shameful and shows how low quality the rental business with Alamo lies. Under value rental car company
10,0 Excellent
Sep 22 2016
Easiest car rental experience ever
Pros: My car was waiting for me upon arrival. Sales attendants were prompt and courteous. Total time picking up/dropping off was less than 10 minutes.
6,0 Good
Oct 4 2016
Average
Pros: Location to terminal
Cons: Given smaller car even though rented and paid for truck
10,0 Excellent
Jan 30 2017
Pros: Great job
10,0 Excellent
Mar 3 2017
Great experience
Pros: It was easy to pick up and drop off. Very friendly and helpful people. Car was comfy and ran great
8,0 Excellent
Mar 6 2017
Pros: Roomy SUV
Rated no. 3
Advantage
6,6 Good (66 reviews)
1 location in Saint Paul
Advantage
Locations in Saint Paul
4650 Glumack Dr.
+1 612 727 1064
  • 6.3
  • 6.9
  • 6.9
  • 6.5
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
6,0 Good
Oct 26 2016
My car was dirty and in need of service
Pros: Pickup at the airport.
Cons: The car left a lot to be desired. It was a VW Passat with 45k miles -- more than I usually see on rental cars. It had quite a bit of minor body damage, though it was hard to tell because the car was so dirty. The oil change light on the dash was on and "oil change" was written on the window (indicating they knew about this and just hadn't dealt with it after the last rental ended). The alignment was severely off and the front tires were bald because it had clearly been this way for a long time.
6,8 Good
Dec 9 2016
RENTAL CAR AT MSP AIRPORT 12/06 - 12/09/16
Pros: Ease of renting at a reasonable price
Cons: We were promised Camry from the beginning till when we picked up the contract at the MSP airport. Still we received KIA which we did not like at all.
2,0 Mediocre
Oct 11 2015
Crappy service
Pros: Anything
Cons: My flight was delayed a couple of hours and when arrived at the airport (with my family) I found Advantage's counter closed for the day. When called to their customer service line, their answer was that I had to come back the following day or go to another agency. Theirs was the only closed counter @ the airport. Will never book or use their services again.
10,0 Excellent
Nov 5 2015
Pros: very professional , great car
10,0 Excellent
Nov 23 2015
Great rental car
Pros: Service and speed of service
6,4 Good
Nov 27 2015
Pros: Nice, clean car.
Cons: I didn't like how hard they pushed for an up-sale for a different car. The agent charged me fees without telling me about them. (I knew there would be a fee for another driver, but she didn't tell me the cost.) I've never paid so much for a rental car! I didn't upgrade to anything fancy, had it for 4 days and it was about $70 a day. This did not include any insure fee I pre-paid. However, I did pre-pay for the gas. The car itself was nice. It drove fine and had good gas mileage. I would definitely go back to the company I've always booked with in the past.
7,6 Good
Nov 27 2015
Pros: Car was fantastic.
Cons: Customer service was terrible, and rude.
7,6 Good
Nov 29 2015
Waited for pickup, great help for dropoff.
Pros: The size of the car - we ordered a compact but basically got a mid-sized. When we dropped off we mistakenly went to the wrong terminal but fortunately the Advantage employee drove us to correct terminal and helped with the drop off.
Cons: We had to wait almost 30 minutes for the pick up and car had been smoked in.
10,0 Excellent
Nov 29 2015
Quick, convent, reaaonable
Pros: Always an easy pick up and drop off. Friendly customer service. No annoying post pick up scanning as you exit the airport. Clean cars. Never have had an issue
Cons: Cars always don't have all the bells and whistles, but they are clean and get you where you need to go.
10,0 Excellent
Dec 27 2015
We had great service at check in. No problems with
Cons: This was in no way the fault of the rental car agency. But we found this airport to be confusing We accidentally dropped our rental car at the wrong terminal because the address on the paperwork led us to the wrong terminal . We had to take the city train to our terminal. It would have been nice to Have the drop off address for both terminals on our paperwork.
Rated no. 4
Hertz
6,6 Good (36 reviews)
2 locations in Saint Paul
Hertz
Locations in Saint Paul
240 E.kellog Blvd Suite 90
+1 651 228 7762
4061 Highway 61 N
+1 651 426 9038
  • 6.3
  • 6.9
  • 6.8
  • 6.3
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
4,0 Okay
Jan 1 2017
Cons: My car type wasn't available after booking on your site
8,8 Excellent
Mar 27 2017
Great price
Pros: Reliable car for a long road trip. Good gas mileage. Price when I checked out was actually $2 less per day then original quoted.
Cons: The location was tucked behind another building and the small sign had blown over from the wind that day, so I had driven right by, but when I called to ask where they were located they explained. The smell of the deodorizer was horrible when I first picked up the car I had to drive with all the windows down, later in the day I could smell the deodorize in my hair!!
2,0 Mediocre
Dec 25 2017
You gave me a reservation but they didn't have a car
Cons: After a 70$ cab ride to the hertz rental car location where you have me a confirmation of reservation they didn't have a car to rent. Thanks for nothing. Kayak is a terrible service.
6,0 Good
Jan 30 2018
Didn't get the car
Pros: I was unable to rent the car due to not having a credit card. Now they are charging $80 to cancel.
8,4 Excellent
Aug 3 2018
Rental car
Pros: Really liked the car! 2018 Niessan Altima. The gas mileage was amazing! On one tank of gas, unleaded, that car drove 600 miles!! Really!! Price was good. The guys were professional.
Cons: I returned back early, but they are closed Sunday, So had to have the rental an extra day.
6,0 Good
Mar 15 2019
Pros: Staff at the airport was nice. But on the time of booking they booked us at a location far away from the airport and the front desk service person could not find our reservation. Also we had to extend the rental later and the lady scheduling the change request talked fast and was very hard to hear.
Cons: Sending the car through a maintenance inspection and putting and air freshener in the car. It had a musty old odor of a smoker.
6,4 Good
May 21 2019
Cons: The costomer service! The office spelled like smoke!
2,0 Mediocre
Apr 22 2018
They did not rent car without a credit card.
Cons: They required a credit card at time of rental. I didn’t have one with me so they wouldn’t rent to me. I had to walk 7 blocks to Budget/Avis and they rented me a car with a debit card.
8,0 Excellent
Feb 13 2017
Winter handling
Pros: It drove alright in snow
Cons: The car heating and defrost system was messed up and I couldn't see out of the right side of the car a majority of the time, it worked sometimes if the heat was blasted
2,0 Mediocre
Mar 4 2017
Honoring reservation
Pros: Nothing
Cons: I made reservation for a midsize car and i called to make sure they had it and they said yes we have all the cars and when i got there i got a small car and it was dangerous to drive on the highway !!!!
Rated no. 5
Budget
6,4 Good (49 reviews)
4 locations in Saint Paul
Budget
Locations in Saint Paul
1413 Hunting Valley Road
+1 651 644 9413
166 East 7th Street
+1 651 222 8562
2967 Hudson Road Suite B
+1 612 351 2776
4650 Glumack Drive
+1 612 726 5237
  • 6.2
  • 6.9
  • 6.8
  • 6.1
  • 6.1
Recent reviews
10,0 Excellent
Aug 19 2016
Superb vehicle everything was perfect
Pros: Air cooled seats a blessing
Cons: Nothing
9,2 Excellent
May 18 2017
Cons: Very poor lumbar support.
10,0 Excellent
Dec 8 2015
Great price on a luxury SUV
Pros: I really enjoyed the BMW X5 that I was given
9,2 Excellent
Dec 27 2015
Fast Snappy Service
Pros: Great people with an upgrade.
Cons: Price was a little high and the lot was full, mine as well have taken the priceline bid.
10,0 Excellent
May 8 2016
Pros: Quick. Clean. Painless. Open after midnight for those red-eye flights. Friendly staff. Just as easy on the check-in. Thanks.
8,4 Excellent
Aug 13 2016
chevy equinox
Pros: size - room to haul junk backup camera
Cons: no cd player
5,6 Okay
Aug 23 2016
Not the Best
Cons: The final price was more than what was quoted at booking. A couple weeks earlier, I got a Lincoln MKZ for the same price as Budgets Hyundai Sonota from one of their competitors.
7,6 Good
Aug 29 2016
Cons: Long wait for picking up car, split between waiting in queueing line and then for them to clean cars. Overall about 30 minutes from when I arrived at counter to when I drove away.
8,0 Excellent
Aug 30 2016
Pros: Clean, nice car with a lot of Features
Cons: The agent at the Budget counter bamboozled me into buying the optional Insurance plan which doubled my bill!
9,6 Excellent
Nov 1 2016
Easy - Good Value
Pros: Rented a small SUV for 5 days (Ford Escape). Great price and fit my needs perfectly. Check in was fast and easy
Cons: Late night drop off was a little messy - no one to meet cars and had to drop info at Budget counter so I didn't get a final receipt - no instructions that this is what needed to be done. MSP Car Rental location/setup is a bit confusing - nothing to do with Budget - just need better signs/directions
Rated no. 6
Enterprise
7,0 Good (12 reviews)
3 locations in Saint Paul
Enterprise
Locations in Saint Paul
1161 University Ave W
+1 651 228 0088
395 East 7th Street
+1 651 225 9766
4650 Glumack Dr
+1 833 807 1735
  • 6.8
  • 7.5
  • 7.3
  • 7.0
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
6,8 Good
Feb 21 2017
Pros: Very helpful courteous
Cons: Car wasn't cleaned
10,0 Excellent
May 4 2017
Pros: Very competitive pricing and super friendly and competent staff.
8,4 Excellent
Dec 3 2018
Pros: The Suburban made it up mountains and through blizzards with no problems, roomy and comfortable.
Cons: The Enterprise location was an hour from our home.
10,0 Excellent
Dec 8 2016
Pros: They are very professional and I really I'm very pleased and I only rent from Enterprise
2,0 Mediocre
May 22 2017
Did not accept my driver license!
Pros: Nothing
Cons: Manager refused my temporary driver license from California although I provided official DMV documentation that it has been renewed. I rented at many places which had no issues except this one particular manager. She even went around different counters at rental center with different companies to tell them not to allow me to rent a car. I had a 2 hour drive from the airport for an important work related appointment. There was no way I could get there.
3,2 Mediocre
Jun 17 2017
Cons: 1) Not an easy location to reach. 2) Customer service at pick-up was awful. I was the only person in line, and had to wait 15min to get my car. Especially frustrating as I saw multiple associates sit down and talk with each other while I waited. 3) The following was said to me as I waiting in-line, "Hey Gyp, has someone helped you?" First, calling someone "Gyp" is beyond unprofessional. Second, after asking that and saying "well someone will be by to help" and then sit 20ft away as I waited an additional 10 min is frustrating. 4) The cost was ridiculous. >$250 for a one-way trip, less than 24hr rental for an "intermediate" size car is a bit excessive. I could (should) have got a one way flight for similar price.
2,0 Mediocre
Sep 26 2017
Canceled
Pros: Nothing
Cons: They called me a day before pickup and told me the vehicle I reserved 3 months ago was not available .
2,8 Mediocre
Oct 2 2017
Pros: vehicle had good power
Cons: vehicle was very dirty, rental agreement was supposed to include taxes and fees but ended up with an additional $146.00 in taxes when i dropped off the vehicle at the airport in Denver. Original price was 307.00 ended up being over 530.00 with 2 additional driver fees and taxes
10,0 Excellent
Jan 4 2018
Pros: Service at pickup was great, helped with a complementary upgrade
9,2 Excellent
Sep 9 2018
Friendly staff and quick service
Pros: Friendly staff and quick service
Rated no. 7
Avis
6,6 Good (18 reviews)
4 locations in Saint Paul
Avis
Locations in Saint Paul
1413 Hunting Valley Road
+1 651 645 5436
166 East 7th Street
+1 651 917 9955
2967 Hudson Road, Suite B
+1 612 351 2626
4650 Glumack Drive
+1 612 726 5220
  • 6.3
  • 7.2
  • 7.7
  • 5.4
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
6,8 Good
Sep 13 2017
Pros: Nicely equipped car. Built in free GPS was nice
Cons: Stood in line for over an hour to pick up car. Only half of the counter positions were staffed. Wish they would give a true price, not add on charges and fees at the time of rental.
6,0 Good
Dec 14 2015
Not a bad experience
Cons: Agent who checked me in was not clear about pricing of upgraded options and made it seem like you had your pick of vehicles. I had to specifically ask if there would be a higher rate for some of the vehicles that were being offered. I felt they were purposely non-transparent about upgrade charges in an effort to get the upsell. When turning the vehicle in there was no one there to direct you on the return process
8,8 Excellent
Jan 4 2016
Avis drop off at Airport
Pros: Ease of dropping off at the airport (Very Easy!)
Cons: N/A
5,2 Okay
Mar 6 2016
Cons: The people I talked on the phone at MSP airport gave me misleading and incorrect information regarding my return. I went to one terminal to return me car, they told me it was the incorrect location for my flight, and sent me to the other terminal. When I returned my car, there was no attendant, so I left it there. It turns out I was charge extra for returning the car at the wrong location. Thankfully, when I call Avis, they refunded the fee, but it all could have been avoided.
2,0 Mediocre
Jun 9 2016
No Cars Available
Cons: Upon arriving for a confirmed 10AM pickup, we were told that there would be no cars available for two hours. Our first meeting was less than an hour away from beginning, so we were forced to cancel the car and use Uber for the duration of our trip. This was very disappointing.
4,0 Okay
Aug 14 2016
Rented two large vans from Avis for a trip
Pros: the vans were clean
Cons: Pick up and drop off was terrible. Waited for over 1:45 hours to get the vehicles and drop off required me to go inside and wait in another line to check in the cars.
7,6 Good
Aug 30 2016
Pros: The car was clean and a joy to drive.
Cons: The people at the counter were slow. Check-in should be easy and quick, but had to go all the way into the terminal to the counter to hand in forms, and the guy really didn't know what he needed to do and what options I had selected. Hope I didn't pay too much.
8,4 Excellent
Jan 24 2018
Cons: 21% tax from the chicago end!!!
3,2 Mediocre
Mar 16 2018
Long line, dirty & smelly car, charged for fuel incorrectly
Pros: Charger R/T was fun car, liked having Apple Carplay
Cons: Long line to get car. Car was dirty inside and smelled. Was in a hurry so took anyway. Ended up spending money on a full service carwash to clean inside and help smell better. When returning the car I was charged for the fuel service option when I returned the car full. Had to wait again for someone to remove the fuel service charge from my bill.
6,0 Good
Apr 9 2018
Took over an hour and a half to get car
Pros: It was very affordable
Cons: It took forever for them to bring the car to valet. They said it would be right out but it took an hour for them to pull up the car.
Rated no. 8
National
national
2,4 Mediocre (1 review)
1 location in Saint Paul
National
Locations in Saint Paul
4650 Glumack Dr
+1 833 813 5262
  • 2.0
  • 2.0
  • 2.0
  • 2.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
2,4 Mediocre
Jun 23 2019
Pros: Yes they were ,but mis informed me and costed me a lot of money when I turned in the car.
Cons: Better information up front
Easirent
easirent
1 location in Saint Paul
Easirent
Locations in Saint Paul
Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport
Sunnycars
sunnycars
1 location in Saint Paul
Sunnycars
Locations in Saint Paul
Minneapolis International airport
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