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Allentown, PA, United States
19 May — 26 May
Same drop-off
Allentown, PA, United States
Wed 19/5
Noon
Wed 26/5
Noon
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Allentown car rental information

Pick-up locationAllentown
Rental locations15
Airport locations10

Reviews and directory for self drive car rentals in Allentown

Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
8.8 Excellent (49 reviews)
1 location in Allentown
Alamo
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 266 1605
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
  • 8.9
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent16 Feb 2021
Pros: Easy booking and pickup for the car. Clean and reliable cars to rent!Cons: The rate was fair but additional charges like gas was not expected as I was not mentioned about tank fill up. Over charged me for fuel. And drop off location needs to be more.
10.0 Excellent22 Dec 2020
Pros: Cool Car, Nice RideCons: Snow fall
10.0 Excellent9 Nov 2020
Cons: The entire experience was fantastic.
10.0 Excellent11 Dec 2019
Cons: Everything was great. I don’t know how it could have been better actually!
9.6 Excellent9 May 2019
Pros: Staff was fine at pickup and drop off (especially at drop off)Cons: The only slight annoyance was the number of times the counter rep suggested I purchase their insurance. I understand it’s their job to present this (profitable) option, but two offers is enough, I didn’t need the extra attempts. But this did not change my perception that this was a very nice rental
10.0 Excellent7 May 2019
Pros: Everything was easy.Cons: We rented in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
10.0 Excellent26 Apr 2019
Pros: Although not a new car, it had no issues, and was the right size for me. The staff was very nice, no upgrade pressure.Cons: Was a bit worried about the check engine light, but when I mentioned it to him before I left, he noted that it was getting near a service milestone. And as I mentioned, it had no issues.
10.0 Excellent6 Feb 2019
Pros: Staff was friendly and efficient; the car was ready when I arrived and dropoff went smoothly
10.0 Excellent17 Dec 2018
Pros: new vehicle
9.2 Excellent15 Nov 2018
Pros: Enjoyed the comfort of the vehicle and the easy drop off
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Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.3 Excellent (55 reviews)
5 locations in Allentown
Enterprise
Locations in Allentown
1115 Airport Road+1 610 435 1711
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
1713 Lehigh St+1 610 966 9644
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
3311 Airport Road+1 610 266 1605
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
5661 Hamilton Blvd+1 610 395 9150
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
728 North 13th Street+1 610 820 6200
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.4
  • 8.5
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
8.0 Excellent11 Apr 2021
Pros: The girl at the LVA was super friendly
4.0 Okay5 Feb 2021
Cons: I dropped the car off a few minutes late and was charged an extra day. Unacceptable.
8.0 Excellent3 Feb 2021
Pros: Pick up was very quick! Less than 15 minutes.Cons: Honestly, nothing. We had rental for extended weekend, also during the snow storm and the van (Pacifica) was amazing! Thinking of purchasing one lol.
2.0 Mediocre8 Jan 2021
Pros: NOTHINGCons: Not charging the gasoline because they let me the car almost empty, more payment options, customer service needs to improve, car was smelling of cigarettes and I was traveling with a baby, car said needed maintenance and to change oil, price is not that good once they charge you all things they do not offer
5.6 Okay24 Aug 2020
Pros: Staff was prompt and helpfulCons: The car smelled very strongly of smoke, and the fabric seats in the car were visibly dirty. Both of these were an issue during my 20+ hour round trip road trip. I’m extremely disappointed.
8.0 Excellent20 Aug 2020
Cons: The car should be clean.
2.0 Mediocre3 Aug 2020
Cons: If there was an actual car available.
10.0 Excellent6 Jul 2020
Pros: The staff was very friendly and explained everything about the car.Cons: I have no complaints
10.0 Excellent22 Jun 2020
Pros: Very friendly and accommodating staff
8.8 Excellent19 Aug 2019
Pros: Nice car. Good condition.Cons: Rear driver tire was completely bald and unsafe. Would have returned the vehicle but didn’t notice it until I was already at my destination, 11 hours away.
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Rated no. 3
Budget
8.2 Excellent (35 reviews)
1 location in Allentown
Budget
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 266 0667
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
  • 8.2
  • 8.4
  • 8.3
  • 8
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent13 Apr 2021
Pros: The folks at the counter were very helpful and friendly. The car was clean and worked really well.Cons: Nothing. No suggestions for improvement
8.8 Excellent15 Jul 2019
Pick up easyPros: Very easy to rentCons: Had to wait in line. only 1 person working.
10.0 Excellent3 Apr 2018
Pros: Excellent
4.8 Okay5 Jan 2018
Pros: NothingCons: I didn’t like how they processed everything, too fast and didn’t have a choice of car. I would of liked a compact with trunk not hatch. And again fast with the check out, I wanted to pay cash and they didn’t even give us a chance to ask if we could. They were only concerned how many miles I put on, and that I parked in the return section. Mind you it’s snowing outside and their parking lot is a mess. Safety first? Lol mileage should be my last concern, And besides I’m paying.
6.8 Good29 Sep 2017
Cons: CAR WAS KNOT CLEAN
8.4 Excellent28 Jun 2017
Fine Print: Read ItPros: Low price, fast process, easy to pick up and drop offCons: Car was obviously smoked in even though they claim a non smoking fleet.. It was like driving an ashtray with leather seats. Froze $200 of credit for 3 days past my drop off as opposed to date of pick up. Was very odd.
10.0 Excellent22 Jun 2017
Visiting grandkidsPros: there was nothing to dislike, the car was clean, picked up in Allentown and dropped off in PHI. Everyone was very efficient and friendly. You have a good team in PA.
6.8 Good29 May 2017
Pros: I liked the car. I drive a Subaru and was given an Outback by the agent at ABE. She was wonderful. Name? sorry I forgot.Cons: ABE airport is going through reconstruction and the rental car lot has been relocated temporarily. While I understand the process, Budget has been relocated to the furthest point. My husband was in a wheel chair and it was raining. A porter named Luis was kind enough to get the car for us and pull it to the front entrance. When we returned, I dropped my husband and suitcases off and went to return the car. The attendant for budget said there was no shuttle and I would have to walk back to the airport! The distance was unbelievable!! NO SHUTTLE, NO GOLFCART to transport your clients?? Unacceptable!
7.6 Good11 Apr 2017
Budget Car RentalPros: I am a repeat Budget customer. This time, I rented four 12 passengers van from Budget.Cons: When we came to pick up my cars, we have to wait about 40 minutes for the paper work do to the printer problem at Budget rent center. When we pick up the van, only 3 available and we have to wait another 20 minutes for the 4th van. I paid for toll boxes rental on all 4 vans but we discover that one of the van did not have the toll box. Two van cleanliness was mediocre, when I returned the vans after 9:00PM the location has already closed so we have to put the keys along with the papers work in the box.
5.6 Okay24 Jan 2017
Cons: The car rental wasn't entered properly and was not able to close out the rental when I returned the car
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Rated no. 4
Hertz
8.1 Excellent (48 reviews)
2 locations in Allentown
Hertz
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Rd+1 610 264 4571
Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00
917 W Hamilton Street+1 610 398 3018
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
  • 8.2
  • 8.5
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent12 May 2021
Cons: We had car trouble with the car we originally rented. But Ben and Doug from the Hertz in Roanoke came and picked us up quickly and got us going in a new car. They were wonderful. The emergency roadside assistance was poor. We were on hold for over half an hour before we got through. Then it took them over an hour and a half to pick up the car. Fortunately due to Ben and Doug, we got another car and didn’t have to wait for the tow.
10.0 Excellent5 May 2021
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helpful. Pickup and dropoff took only a few minutes. Very pleased
8.0 Excellent23 Apr 2021
Cons: new wipers
2.0 Mediocre26 Mar 2021
Pros: I made an online reservation for a one-way rental and booked a non-refundable motel room in my destination city. Got a call the next morning that they didn't have a car for me, that they didn't do a one-way rental between the cities. Personnel were polite and professional and apologized.Cons: Their reservation system sucks. It lets you make a reservation that the company can't fulfill. I needed a one-way rental to pick up a motorcycle I had bought a couple months ago. I tried several companies including Enterprise which I usually use for one-way rentals. None were accepting a one-way rental until I tried Hertz and made a reservation. I then booked a non-refundable motel room in my destination city. Got a call from Hertz the next morning that they didn't have a car for me, that they didn't do a one-way rental between the cities my reservation was for. Personnel were polite, professional and apologized. I told them their reservation system sucked and they agreed. I got the impression this was a routine occurrence - their reservation system accepting reservations that could not be fulfilled.
2.0 Mediocre4 Mar 2021
Cons: Agency was closed when flight arrived - was unable to rent car and had to rent from another agency - seeking refund
10.0 Excellent12 Mar 2019
Pros: Yes. Staff very helpful. Pick up and drop off were very fast and smooth.
10.0 Excellent18 Sep 2018
Super easy car rental and return.Pros: The airport is very easy to get to and the Rental Car return lanes and parking lot are easy to find and get in and out of. The rental car counters are a very short walk and easy to find, and there are carts around to place your luggage on so you don't have to carry everything. The rental lot runners/employees are also very helpful if you have questions or need direction.Cons: Honestly, there really isn't anything I didn't like about the ABE airport car rental experience.
10.0 Excellent26 Feb 2018
Cons: Easy out, easy return! No mess.
10.0 Excellent13 Feb 2018
Pros: Easy drop off, very clean car.
9.6 Excellent11 Feb 2018
Pros: Easy, uncomplicated process. Very friendly and helpful employees!
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Rated no. 5
National
8 Excellent (1 review)
1 location in Allentown
National
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 266 1605
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
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Rated no. 6
Avis
7.9 Good (16 reviews)
1 location in Allentown
Avis
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 264 8146
Monday08:00 - 23:59
Tuesday08:00 - 23:59
Wednesday08:00 - 23:59
Thursday08:00 - 23:59
Friday08:00 - 23:59
Saturday09:00 - 23:59
Sunday09:00 - 23:59
  • 7.6
  • 8.1
  • 7.6
  • 8.3
  • 8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent27 Oct 2020
Pros: Very affordable!! Vehicle drove like a dream. It was large enough, and went entire 7,222 miles without a problem !! Unlimited really means unlimited!!Cons: There were some things left in the car.
4.8 Okay8 Aug 2019
Pros: I specifically asked for an American made car when I made the reservation. When I got there, all the agent would say “or similar”. He did change the Nissan to a Ford, but the. Charged me extra. I had all this worked out when I made the reservation, dont they put any notes in the database so this c?Cons: Provide the car promised at reservation or at least honor the price given when you reserve.
10.0 Excellent9 May 2019
Pros: The staff at Avis at EWR were fantastic. My wife had a medical issue and all the staff went far beyond what was a job requirement to assist us in so many ways. It was one of the best customer service experiences I ever had. I can’t say enough about those specific employees, but Avis is fortunate to
2.0 Mediocre25 Oct 2018
Debit card policy blowsPros: Awful experience.Cons: I was not able to rent a car.
6.8 Good27 May 2017
Cons: Pre-existing damage to passenger front fender and bumper was not disclosed. Had to take time to change to another used car. I very happy I inspected and took picture of the damage as the attendant doubted my observation to exchange for another car.
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Rated no. 7
Dollar
7.7 Good (26 reviews)
1 location in Allentown
Dollar
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 264 4571
Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00
  • 8.1
  • 7.8
  • 7.3
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
4.8 Okay11 Aug 2020
Pros: Staff was friendly, quickCons: The car smelled like smoke, although it had only had10,000 miles it had a few dings. I paid extra to upgrade, also opted for the prepay gas option. It was deceiving. The advertisement said $2.49/gal for them to fill the car upon return but it was actually a flat fee of $40. I filled the car and it only cost $28.00.
9.6 Excellent17 Dec 2019
Pros: Helpful, friendly staffCons: It was really good
5.2 Okay14 Nov 2019
Pros: I had requested full coverage insurance for this rental. The agent who issued the car to me never added that coverage. Unfortunately I was involved in an accident and I was told that I wasn’t covered.Cons: Having been listened to better at the time of pick up and to have been covered by the requested full coverage insurance.
5.6 Okay6 Jul 2018
Frustrating experiencePros: Car was perfectly clean, and had better features (forward automatic braking) than most rental cars.Cons: Car was reported as full but came with 3/4 of a tank, though they did reimburse my refueling. Impossible to add a second driver without both drivers going to the desk, which is much stricter than any other rental company I have experienced.
7.6 Good27 Mar 2018
Cons: No ride was provided to my home
2.0 Mediocre4 Feb 2018
Poor customer servicePros: Clean and goood quality carCons: Poor customer service
8.0 Excellent2 Jan 2018
Pros: efficient serviceCons: no one at the parking to collect vehicle
6.4 Good24 May 2017
Cons: Drop off was OK, but car not ready until 45 minutes after pick up time. And only one lady at the counter handling 3 different car rental companies. She was great, but overworked.
10.0 Excellent10 Mar 2017
ExcellentPros: Cooperative representative, ready good carCons: Nothing
6.0 Good10 Nov 2016
Not the car size I bookedPros: Good staffCons: I searched Kayak fir a full size car deals , and your web site shows an offer from Dollar company that I took. When I went to pickup the car they inform me that it will be Nissan Versa!!! Which is a impact car. I had to pay more money to upgrade to full size car.They also charge me much higher for the insurance that the online options.
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Rated no. 8
Thrifty
7.2 Good (19 reviews)
1 location in Allentown
Thrifty
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road+1 610 264 4571
Monday10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday10:00 - 22:00
Thursday10:00 - 22:00
Friday10:00 - 22:00
Saturday10:00 - 22:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00
  • 7.6
  • 7.4
  • 6.6
  • 6.9
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
5.2 Okay27 Sep 2020
Pros: The pick up was fine. There was no line and the counter agent was nice.Cons: The drop off was not ideal. There was no sign for Thrifty at the Philly airport. I happened to see some Thrifty vans parked in the parking lot of an office with a Dollar sign. My husband hopped out of the car and went into the building to ask if it was also where we should return a Thrifty rental. If he hadn't done that, we probably would have been circling the airport for awhile. Long story short, there should be better signage. In addition, an agent normally comes out to check in the car. I actually had to go inside the office to ask for someone to check in the car. It's not that big of a deal but it's nice when someone comes out - takes a bit off the stress of returning a car and catching a flight.
3.6 Mediocre10 Sep 2020
Pros: Staff at pickup were friendly. The 1st car chosen was all dented and scratched and windshield broken. Ac didn’t work. Wasted an hour going back and forth to get another car. Check your cars prior. Drop off SUCKEDCons: Your drop off instructions. Easy way to get a hold of someone besides the 800 number. Very upset
10.0 Excellent6 Jul 2020
Pros: Clean car easy service and easy to extend if you need more days with the car
7.6 Good21 Jan 2020
Cons: I think it is immoral to charge me $10 a gallon for a full tank of gas, when I did not use the full tank. I sort of understand charging a premium. The gas supply is no doubt right next to the wash and detail area, so it cannot cost much more for the service folks to gas up the car. It's just another way, along with selling insurance, that the Hertz car rental system gouges the unsuspecting.
8.0 Excellent5 Apr 2019
Pros: It was easy to pickup and drop off. Car was a good size for our needs and would rent again from Thrifty.Cons: The car smelled kinda weird - like smoke but it wasn't unbearable.
2.0 Mediocre16 Oct 2018
Bald TiresPros: I can’t really complain about the rate. It was quite affordable.Cons: Even if you are paying a good rate, you should expect that the car would at least be safe. The front tires had NO tread left and i was having to drive in the rain! Every time I would start from a stop the tires would spin out!!! Yikes! And when breaking the antilock breaks would engage. Definitely one of the scariest drives I’ve driven!!! Also, I had no idea that the location was NOT on airport like all of the other locations! Someone should apprise you of this so you don’t miss your flight!!!
7.2 Good19 Mar 2018
Bad phone customer servicePros: Great price and various cars models to pick from.Cons: Horrible phone customer service to extend rental reservation.
10.0 Excellent17 Sep 2017
Pros: Pick up and drop off were quick and easy
10.0 Excellent18 Jul 2017
Pros: Great car. Quick service.Cons: The cost of one additional driver was unnecessary.
3.2 Mediocre6 Jul 2017
Ended up cancellingPros: Pick up area was clean (but it was an airport after all)Cons: Staff member was rude, unhelpful and obviously didn't like her job. We cancelled on the spot. After we cancelled the next person in line asked do they have any available cars and she almost shouted NO!
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Easirent
1 location in Allentown
Easirent
Locations in Allentown
Lehigh Valley International Airport
MondayInvalid date - 23:59
TuesdayInvalid date - 23:59
WednesdayInvalid date - 23:59
ThursdayInvalid date - 23:59
FridayInvalid date - 23:59
SaturdayInvalid date - 23:59
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Sunnycars
1 location in Allentown
Sunnycars
Locations in Allentown
3311 Airport Road
Recent reviews
249 travellers who rented a car in Allentown gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car rental locations in or near Allentown

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Most popular car type

Economy

When to book a rental car in Allentown

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Top tips for hiring a car in Allentown

  • Book your rental car in Allentown at least 5 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Supplier choice rental cars in Allentown are around 47% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Allentown

  • Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Allentown are Alamo (8.8, 68 reviews), Enterprise (8.2, 72 reviews), and Budget (7.9, 54 reviews).

  • The average price of fuel in Allentown is ₹ 239 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between ₹ 2,863 and ₹ 3,817, depending on the car size.

  • Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Allentown.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Newark airport include Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and Advantage.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Newark airport to off-airport locations include Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget and Advantage.

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

  • A Supplier choice car rental in Allentown costs ₹ 3,447 per day, on average.

  • A Economy car rental in Allentown costs ₹ 4,770 per day, on average.

  • A Full-size car rental in Allentown costs ₹ 12,146 per day, on average.