Car hire at Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport

Car hire at Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport

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Missoula, MT, United States - Johnson-Bell Field
Jul 1 — Jul 8
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Missoula, MT, United States - Johnson-Bell Field
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Rated no. 1
Dollar
Best rated
8.8 Excellent (36 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Dollar
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 8.3
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentDec 29 2020
When I initially called it sounded like they weren't going to be able to provide a large 4 WD vehicle. They said to call 72 hours out, and when I did, the second person said no problem! And got us one! Thanks....
10.0 ExcellentOct 20 2020
So fast and easy for pick up and drop off! The vehicle, Mazda cx-9 was great!!Things were terrific!!
9.2 ExcellentJul 19 2020
Great peoplePrices are high for the vehicle
10.0 ExcellentOct 8 2019
This was the easiest rental car experience of my life. Great service from "Jason". I phoned from the airport and he picked me up in a snowstorm. Had the car running to keep it warm for me. The entire process was seamless; drop off was excellent as well. Thank you!The location of the rental place was about 8 minutes from the airport. In a perfect world, it would be AT the airport, but given how small Missoula is, and how quickly the shuttle process worked, it was a pretty minimal issue.
10.0 ExcellentSep 25 2019
Staff was friendly, helpful, and fast with service.Nothing, really. Short of being located at the airport, I can't think of a thing to improve.
10.0 ExcellentAug 19 2019
Staff is always friendly. Ease of drop off and pickup. Parking available (can leave my car on site).
8.0 ExcellentJul 17 2019
Friendly Staff but has no airport LocationAirport pickup area, newer cars.
10.0 ExcellentJun 26 2019
Staff was awesome! Very friendly and very helpfulnothing really
10.0 ExcellentJan 21 2019
It was a very friendly, clean, helpful and great experience!!!Nothing
6.0 GoodNov 27 2018
Rentals Cannot Leave the StateFriendly people. Once you dive into the rental agreement, everything is there.My issue is more with Kayak than it is with Dollar. Kayak Suggested Dollar using my criteria. I wanted unlimited miles, that wasnt on the agreement when I got to the counter. I wanted a rental that can leave the state....not here at this Dollar you cant. By the time I showed up at the counter, we had lost any benefit of early reservation (during a holiday weekend) and 5-10% price reduction of the competitors due to advance payment. We were forced to find another alternative with kids in tow, calling rental companies an hour before some of them close. Most rentals in Missoula charge airport fees even if they are not near the airport. There are only one or two that do not. Pretty frustrating.
Rated no. 2
Alamo
8.2 Excellent (48 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Alamo
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 7.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentApr 22 2022
I liked entire experience
10.0 ExcellentSep 18 2021
our check in could not have been more efficient and friendly than in Missoula, MT
10.0 ExcellentSep 18 2021
When our flight arrived, the car rental counters were all busy and agents assisted travelers regardless of who the rental company was. This really expedited things. The SUV that we had reserved was there for us. When we got to it, we discovered that it only had 1/2 tank of fuel and it had not been cleaned. I returned to the desk where they quickly changed us to an upgraded SUV at no additional charge. The situation cold not have been handled any better. We were very pleased with our experience with Alamo and the rental desk at the Missoula airport.
1.9 HorribleAug 7 2021
Had to wait an hour because the car wasn't ready even though we had a reservation. Lines were unorganized and people were butting in line. When we finally got the car and left, we had received a call to come back because the paperwork was wrong. Finally got it straightened out. Did receive a discount at the end of the trip. That was appreciated.
10.0 ExcellentMay 26 2020
Drop off was easy and staff was helpful.
10.0 ExcellentOct 21 2019
Car was ready and both agents for pick up and drop off were very helpful.
10.0 ExcellentOct 6 2019
Truthfully, nothing.
2.0 MediocreSep 22 2019
Friendly staff but no car availableHaving a car available would have been nice. I ended up renting from Hertz
4.8 OkayAug 22 2019
Car was fineExtremely expensive. One person working the counter is unacceptable. Waited 30 min or more. That is way to long. The rate was 3x any other Alamo. Will use another agency next time.
2.0 MediocreAug 8 2019
Nothing, I had a confirmation for pick up and then I get there and they did not have any cars available and would not have for days.Alamo did nothing to help I just got stuck at the airport at 10PM with not ride
Rated no. 3
Thrifty
9.7 Excellent (15 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 9.7
  • 9.8
  • 9.7
  • 9.8
  • 8.7
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentJan 2 2022
The windshield whipper blades were in need of replacing and it snowed the majority of the time that we had the car. It made for a very scary situation.
10.0 ExcellentSep 19 2021
Pick up and drop off were fast and efficient; make sure to include your flight info so they know when you are arriving.
10.0 ExcellentSep 14 2021
The service and vehicle were great. However, the price was so high that on future trips we will strongly consider driving our own vehical.
10.0 ExcellentSep 13 2021
Quick pick-up. Easy drop-off. The vehicle was a clean, quality SUV. The only issue, which I forgot to report upon drop-off, was the door lock button in the door did not work, had to use the key fob to lock the vehicle.
10.0 ExcellentAug 30 2021
Friendly and a nice car
10.0 ExcellentJun 15 2021
Nothing! It was wonderful. The car was brand new, seated 7 and drove great. The customer service was fast and friendly too.
10.0 ExcellentMay 19 2021
Staff was friendly, vehicle was modern and well maintained.
10.0 ExcellentApr 19 2019
VERY HELPFUL STAFF WHEN PICKING UP AND DROPPING OFFNOTHING
10.0 ExcellentFeb 21 2018
NiceCounter service was quick and efficient, car was clean and low-mileage, drop-off was a snap.Price for a one day rental was higher than larger markets, but Missoula is a small town with less competitive market, so not unexpected.
Rated no. 4
Enterprise
8.7 Excellent (14 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 9
  • 9.1
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 12 2021
Super convenient and helpful!
8.0 ExcellentJul 2 2021
I did not get an emailed receipt.
8.0 ExcellentFeb 22 2021
Overall, one of the better car rental experiences. Missoula Mt and Everett Wa did us right.The car was a little smaller than anticipated, but worked out okay!
10.0 ExcellentOct 25 2016
Missoula MTNice clean vehicle. Easy to rent and return.We asked for a mid size sedan and got a full size SUV. We were hoping for something with better gas milage.
10.0 ExcellentOct 17 2016
Ease of rentalVery quick and easy at rental desk with an unexpected upgrade.
10.0 ExcellentSep 18 2016
Very satisfied with Enterprise!Great price and friendly, professional service; clean, well maintained car.Nothing
Rated no. 5
National
8.3 Excellent (11 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
National
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.5
  • 8.5
  • 8.3
  • 8.1
  • 8.1
Recent reviews
7.2 GoodAug 9 2020
Pick up and drop off were smooth. The car was nice and comfortable on the inside.The car they gave me had a leaky front driver's side tire that I had to stop and fill up 4 or 5 times during my trip. That was an annoyance.
10.0 ExcellentAug 4 2019
Very helpful and friendly.
10.0 ExcellentJul 7 2019
The first car we got we noticed the bumper was slightly shifted to a side, not wanting to worry if it may fall off during our trip we let the person at the desk know, without any question he provided us with a new car and we were able to start our vacation without a delay. The car was in great con
2.0 MediocreOct 18 2018
Didn't have the car I requested.Went to pick up the premium SUV I had reserved and they said they didn't have it but told me I could go stand in another line for another car company and that they would help me. The only thing this other company had was a smaller SUV. My family of 5 on a vacation did not want to have to be stuffed in a small SUV. Both companies acted nonchalant and told me that was the only thing they had....That is not right! It came out in our conversation that we were to head North that night, and someone said that National might have one at Columbia Falls. We had to ask if they would call and check on it! We had to drive 2 hours in a small SUV and go to the airport in Columbia Falls to pick up the SUV. NOT GOOD COSTUMER SERVICE!!!
9.6 ExcellentSep 11 2017
Fast and FriendlySince we were arriving very late at night I understand that working in a customer service position can be difficult, the agent that check us out the vehicle was quick and courteous dispite the time of night. The vehicle was very clean and ready for us to leave with.Due to the small nature of the airport the rental car lot is small and when you are trying to back a pickup truck out and not hit the other cars it can be a little difficult, same is true with returning vehicles.
8.0 ExcellentJul 26 2017
Generally goodPick up was smooth in Missoula. They didn't mind that I dropped the car at the wrong San Francisco location.The San Francisco location off third street is confusing to find. There was a pre-existing chip in the wind screen (at least it was logged).
5.2 OkayAug 12 2016
issues with incorrect billing required repeated phone calls to both the rental desk in Missoula and National customer service to resolve. Do NOT use the key drop off.
Rated no. 6
Avis
8.1 Excellent (21 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Avis
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.6
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.5
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJun 7 2022
Hamilton office is very helpful.
2.0 MediocreNov 23 2021
When they say 78.00, they really mean 300.00
1.9 HorribleOct 4 2021
Avoid this place. They didn’t have the car we had reservations for and gave us an upgraded car, we no other options. The lady was very rude and mean.
1.9 HorribleSep 14 2021
The agent refused to honor the reservation I made for a midsize car and I was forced to pay extra for their only available suv. Additionally, their suv had stains on the seats and the interior smelled bad.
1.9 HorribleJul 21 2021
We had a confirmed reservation and arrived in Missoula to be told they had no cars. Give that we needed the car in the morning to get to Bozeman and there were no cabs available in Missoula we were put in quite a challenging situation. The Avis team member was unfriendly and boldly stated that not only was there no car, he had no idea how the reservation got through and certainly it shouldn’t have been allowed for a different drop off destination. Have had several tough times with Avis so will not bother with them in the future.
10.0 ExcellentJun 1 2021
We dealt with a team member called Ty. He was SUPER professional and very affable/personable. 10/10 would promote him :)Overall car cleanliness.
8.8 ExcellentMay 18 2020
The staff was very pleasant and helpful. Everything was in order when I arrived to pick up the vehicle.Really, it was one of the easiest transactions with renting a vehicle.
10.0 ExcellentAug 27 2018
Best rental experience ever!More that low price compared to everything available with all other rental companies. Easy to pick up and easier to self drop off.Nothing.
10.0 ExcellentDec 16 2017
Nothing
8.0 ExcellentAug 11 2017
ease of drop off
Rated no. 7
Hertz
8.1 Excellent (27 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Hertz
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 8.1
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 8.5
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJul 2 2021
First person was a bit snooty...like I should know all about car rentals (which I use once a year on vacation.) All other staff were exceptionally friendly & helpful. (first car had a dead battery. They immediately got me another car.)All was good
10.0 ExcellentApr 7 2021
Staff was very friendly and helpful.Not a fan of Nissans.
8.4 ExcellentSep 9 2020
price was not clear and much higher than anticipated with extra fees and charges
6.8 GoodAug 26 2020
Car was not properly cleaned since the last use. Very surprising in this time of COVID
9.2 ExcellentAug 9 2019
Friendly staff
10.0 ExcellentJul 31 2019
The staff was friendly and understanding. Very informative to our questions.Everything was fantastic. I can’t think of anything that they could improve on.
10.0 ExcellentJul 8 2019
Yes. Yes.
10.0 ExcellentJul 5 2019
Great staff and easy to use
8.0 ExcellentSep 13 2017
I was lead to believe i rented a car with unlimited miles, however, I was charged for 200 miles when i returned the car. Only 100 miles/day included????
2.0 MediocreJun 7 2017
Nothing to reportTurned in car and not provided with receipt as the car was "not in the system."
Rated no. 8
Budget
7.7 Good (13 reviews)
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Budget
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
  • 7.8
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentMay 18 2022
Staff at the desk was excellent.
10.0 ExcellentAug 27 2020
Fast, friendly service.Nothing!
10.0 ExcellentJun 6 2020
the price was greatstaff at Billings airport
2.0 MediocreSep 5 2018
THE CAR WASN'T READYThe car wasn't ready. I waited over 90 mins and the lady at the counter was rude and wouldn't give me an estimated time, so I left. My brother picked up a car later that night at 2am and they said that my car still wasn't available.
2.0 MediocreDec 3 2017
They dont accept debit cards on or off the airport in Portland Oregon.
4.0 OkayAug 13 2017
Very poor customer servicenot muchThe desk clerk in Missoula MT did not want to take the car back as had been pre-arranged and paid for. She said personnel in Denver had mad a mistake on the numbers and since that was a different fleet she couldn't deal with i & we could not leave the car there.. I told her that was not my problem, that was Budget's problem. She said she would have her supervisor handle it but I was never contacted by her supervisor. I left the car I'm Missoula as agreed
9.6 ExcellentAug 28 2016
Good rentalNice vehicle, enough space for 4 people and a lot of luggage. Fairly easy pick up but no one was in the parking lot when the vehicle was dropped off. Smaller airport so that might make sense. Staff was friendly and the vehicle was very clean.Information on filling the vehicle up with gas - there was a $7.99 fill up fee but the gas was cheaper per gallon if filled by Budget. I was told that it would not make sense to fill the vehicle if it had less than 1/4 of a tank but when you take into account the fill up fee, you would have to use over 26 gallons of gas before it would be worth having Budget fill it up. The vehicle I had does not hold 26 gallons of gas even if it is empty.
Easirent
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Easirent
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Missoula Johnson-Bell Field Airport
Recent reviews
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