Newark car rentals

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Newark, DE, United States

Newark car rental information

Pick-up location Newark
Rental locations 6

Reviews and directory for self drive car rentals in Newark

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.5 Excellent (7 reviews)
3 locations in Newark
Enterprise
Locations in Newark
1355 Marrows Rd
+1 302 266 7777
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 15:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
2405 Pulaski Hwy
+1 302 454 2939
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 12:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
430 Newark Shopping Center
+1 302 292 0524
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00
  • 8.6
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  • 8.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
7 Jun 2017
Pros: Employees were friendly.
10.0 Excellent
5 Jan 2019
Excellent
Pros: From the guy I picked the car up from all the way to the woman I returned it to I can’t tell you enough how flawless and perfect everything went..The Camry absolutely exceeded any of my expectations and the staff matched that excellence equally!! I will continue to rely on the Newark Shopping Center Enterprise whenever I need a rental!!
Cons: There’s honestly not one thing I didn’t like..As close to perfection as you could possibly be!!
9.6 Excellent
28 May 2019
Pros: The staff was pleasant and pickup/drop-off was easy.
Cons: The security deposit fee was not as transparent as it could've been. It was buried within the rental agreement, and even including a rough estimate (based on vehicle class) in the cost total would've been helpful. We thankfully had a second form of payment to cover the balance and avoid catastrophe.
10.0 Excellent
14 Aug 2019
Pros: Great customer service!
9.2 Excellent
17 Sep 2016
Pros: Easy
Cons: Price
7.6 Good
22 Aug 2017
Needed a Pick-up Truck and Enterprise is Close
Pros: Nice new vehicle was ready for pick-up. Crew was helpful as usual.
Cons: Enterprise's gas practice is terrible as you get gas at random location on gauge, and have to return it with same.
2.8 Mediocre
9 May 2017
Confused workers & smoky car
Pros: I showed up early and they were able to accommodate me and provide a car.
Cons: Mass confusion. Whether it was dropping off the car or picking it up, the employees we're running around not knowing what car was going to who. They tried to give one car to 3 different people because the employees didn't know what the others were doing. Car smelled like smoke!! when I got in the car and drove it away I immediately smelled a minty fragrance in the car but really couldn't figure out what it was. Then, I picked up my wife and she immediately knew it was menthol cigarettes, after driving for a half hour in the car the smell became too unbearable and we had to stop and get out to give our lungs a break. The smell was too overwhelming where it started to cause shortness of breath. In the last 3 weeks I have rented 4 cars (3 from other companies), and by far, this was the worst customer experience and worst car I have had.
Rated no. 2
Hertz
8.0 Excellent (6 reviews)
1 location in Newark
Hertz
Locations in Newark
224 East Delaware Ave
+1 302 737 5420
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday
  • 7.7
  • 8.3
  • 8.7
  • 7.3
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
6.4 Good
13 May 2017
Pros: Helpful manager and staff at Newark Delaware
Cons: Unhelpful staff at Cincinatti
9.2 Excellent
17 May 2019
Pros: Was really excellent, in and out seamlessly!!! Will recommend!
Cons: Better signs directing to store front and clearer marking where to park at establishment!!!!
10.0 Excellent
6 Apr 2017
Great value for an excellent vehicle
Pros: Appreciated a new, clean vehicle with full gas tank. Vehicle was ready when requested and check-out was easy.
Cons: Parking on site is $8 per day for customers leaving vehicles.
7.6 Good
25 Apr 2017
A good and convenient services but pricy for one way rental
Pros: Good overall
Cons: Just a bit pricey for the one way rental
8.8 Excellent
15 Aug 2017
Pros: Helpful clerk
Cons: A little pricey
6.0 Good
27 May 2018
Pros: The staff was helpful.
Cons: The car wasn’t cleaned, the helpful staff tried to give a quick clean but it should have been done before we got the car.
Rated no. 3
Avis
avis
3.2 Mediocre (1 review)
1 location in Newark
Avis
Locations in Newark
915 South Chapel Street
+1 302 368 5950
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday09:00 - 15:00
  • 2.0
  • 8.0
  • 2.0
  • 2.0
  • 2.0
Recent reviews
3.2 Mediocre
27 Jul 2016
Guy at the front desk scammed me for money and sho
Pros: No waiting time because no other customers were at the Newark drop off point for Avis
Cons: I never got his name, but the tall, heavy set African-American guy who was at the front desk when I returned the rental car scammed me for cash for himself and should be fired. Seriously. I've been waiting for this review opportunity because I have no clue who else to contact about this. When I returned the van -- after filling it up with gas beyond full for a total of $30 just an hour or so before returning the van, the guy at the front desk seemed real nice and friendly, took the car keys to check the condition of the car, and then returned and suddenly announced (still with a nice demeanor and smile on his face), that the gas tank was "just a smidge" under the Full level, but "we could take care of that" for just $5 in cash ... otherwise he'd have to charge me the usual rate for extra gas and put it on my credit card that was on file. I told him I had just filled up the entire tank, but he still said it was under the max of full. In hindsight, I should have insisted on going out to the parking lot WITH him to show him it was filled even beyond full just barely an hour before, but I was already so exhausted from the move, that I wanted to get home ... and he was "so nice." (Stupid me, from New York City, I should have known a scam when I saw one.) I looked in my wallet and discovered I only had a $10 bill. He said that would be fine, but he didn't have any change ... So after renting the van for a whole week for a well-worth-it $500, that $10 I gave this con artist ruined my entire experience renting from Avis, and made me realize I had been taken by someone who had this sort of thing down pat. Since he is the only person in that entire Avis office at the drop off point, he clearly is used to saying the exact same thing and making money off the books for himself by getting people to give him "tips" in exchange for lying to them about how much is in their gas tank. I typically don't complain about anything, but this is ONE thing that needs to be addressed by Avis. If someone is really and truly reading this feedback, as opposed to just doing the perfunctory e-mail questionnaire to make customers think Avis really cares about their experience, they will call me back or email me within 24 hours after reading this so that we can discuss and take some action. Scam artists have no place being hired for the front counter of any Avis car place. The guy from Pakistan at the Avis rental place in Hoboken, where I picked up the car to begin with, was the epitome of professionalism, courtesy, good humor and genuine helpfulness (and should probably be promoted to manager, if he isn't already). Any company he works for would be lucky to have him, and customers clearly and deservedly love him. The exact opposite is unfortunately the case for the guy in Avis's Newark drop off place.
Budget
budget
1 location in Newark
Budget
Locations in Newark
915 S Chapel St
+1 302 368 5864
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 14:00
Sunday09:00 - 15:00
14 travellers who rented a car in Newark gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.9

Car rental locations in or near Newark

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Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Newark are Enterprise (8.5, 12825 reviews), and Hertz (7.4, 9 reviews).

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