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Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.8, 115 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
5 locations
Hertz
Locations in Buffalo
369 Niagara Street
+1 716 854 0283
3780 Sheridan Drive
+1 716 836 0764
4195 Genesee St
+1 716 630 6556
4200 Genesee St
+1 716 632 4774
538 Pearl Street
+1 716 854 0283
  • 6.7
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 6.0
  • 6.9
Recent reviews
2.0 Poor
6 Apr 2017
Horrible
Cons: First of all, it was the scariest place ever. There was a giant room with one guy creepily sitting there waiting for people to come in. Second, my car wasn't ready...so they just gave me whatever was in the lot at the time. Which was NOT what I paid for.
10.0 Excellent
18 May 2017
Excellent rental experience and customer service. Highly recommended
Pros: Accommodating staff Convenient drop off and pickup process Clean, newer cars
Cons: No gas stations on the street to fill up before dropping off the car. Make sure you fill up beforehand
8.4 Excellent
21 Jun 2017
Pros: Toyota camry was an excellent car. It was very clean. Easy pick-up and drop off.
Cons: Cost was higher than I expected
8.0 Good
29 Jun 2017
Pros: Pick up was super fast. Car performed well.
Cons: Bugs were not cleaned off car well. There was some gum on the front passenger seat and inside door when I picked it up.
4.4 OK
17 Nov 2015
What do you mean no minivan!
Pros: Angela was great. She was patient and worked with me
Cons: I reserved a minivan. I had children with me on this trip. The mini van would have been ideal. I feel hertz did not have one available when I made the reservation, but went ahead and promised me one. It was disappointing.
8.4 Excellent
5 Apr 2016
Hertz - poor customer service
Pros: Car was excellent
Cons: Hertz customer service agent at Buffalo airport was the worst i have ever encountered in 30+ years of renting cars will never rent from Hertz again
9.6 Excellent
28 Apr 2016
Perfection
Pros: Staff at Buffalo location on Genesee Street very friendly and helpful.
Cons: It was flawless.
2.8 Mediocre
5 Oct 2016
Disappointed
Cons: They didn't have a pickup at the airport, had to pay for a 5 min taxi ride across the st. The location was extremely dirty, stains everywhere! The manager was nice, helpful. Waited 20 mins to talk with someone when dropping off because they were on the phone, need more people. Over very disappointed with this company. I won't rent through hertz again or recommend to anyone.
6.0 OK
1 Jan 2017
Disappointed
Pros: Car was as expected Waived Fee to return to the airport instead of their off site facility Customer service was good
Cons: Was not informed of the following: - the rental Company was not actually Hertz but some sort of subsidiary - They took a $200 deposit at pick up - Since the open at 9 am, could not return my car earlier even though my flight was earlier and charged a fee to return it to the airport Turned out well, but it was the surprise factor that made this experience uncomfortable
2.0 Poor
18 Feb 2017
Cons: Counter representative misrepresented how the prepaid fuel option worked by saying I would be charged $2.28 per gallon for the amount I used, not that I was paying for the whole tank regardless.
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.7, 43 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
2 locations
Budget
Locations in Buffalo
1477 Main Street
+1 716 882 7045
4200 Genesee Street
+1 716 632 6400
  • 6.7
  • 6.3
  • 7.2
  • 6.4
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
18 Oct 2015
Free up grade to SE Camry
Pros: The sport version is super cool and comfortable.
Cons: The queuing line is too long. It took me for 2 hours to get the car that's why they free upgraded it from Corolla to Camry SE. But overall, I like it and would strongly recommended it. Staffs were super friendly and patient.
2.0 Poor
18 Nov 2015
Dont rent from Budget, horrible...
Cons: The place I scheduled my car at was closed, then the next closest place that was open wouldn't rent me the car unless I left the keys to my 650hp sports car just in case I needed to be "moved"...
4.8 OK
10 Dec 2015
Pros: the car was ready most of the staff were friendly. Drop off was very quick.
Cons: the inside of the car was not very clean
2.0 Poor
3 Jan 2016
Not as advertised and unsafe.
Cons: Pick up is not onsite as advertised. Windshield wipers and tires were unsafe. Car had 45K miles, not a problem, but suspect wipers and tires hadn't been replaced. Created issues in snow and rain. Car smelled of strong air freshener for first two days then underlying smell of cigarettes appeared.
10.0 Excellent
5 Jan 2016
Pros: Great service and great car from the budget team
2.0 Poor
9 Feb 2016
Budget cancelled my reservation
Cons: I booked through Kayak, with correct timing according to my flight arrival and departure times. I received multiple confirmations about my reservation from both Budget and Kayak. When I arrived at my destination, Budget had cancelled my reservation. Much to my frustration, the Budget employee "assisting" me did nothing to resolve this issue. Their suggestion was to rebook with them at a completely different rate (original rate $11.99 per day to almost $45 per day) or try another rental agency. I moved to Alamo and could not have made a better decision! I will do everything in my power to avoid using Budget in the future and share my experience with others to help them make an informed decision.
4.4 OK
11 Apr 2016
Cons: I didn't like that they changed the price once I got there & he couldn't even tell me why it was more.
6.0 OK
17 Apr 2016
Cons: Car was dirty and customer service at pick up was terrible
9.6 Excellent
25 Apr 2016
Pros: the staff was helpful in accommodating a change of location pickup
Cons: there was a little bit of leftover food in the shifter
7.6 Good
28 Apr 2016
Pros: Car was almost brand new and in excellent condition.
Cons: The pick up took longer than it should have as my corporation is state tax exempt and the counter clerk was unfamiliar with how to enter that data. Drop off was complicated by the fact that they entered the wrong starting mileage which had to be corrected before I could receive a bill. Being a Fastbreak member was of no assistance.
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.3, 23 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
2 locations
Avis
Locations in Buffalo
1477 Main Street
+1 716 632 4663
4200 Genesee Street
+1 716 632 1808
  • 7.2
  • 7.5
  • 7.8
  • 7.5
  • 7.0
Recent reviews
6.0 OK
15 Oct 2015
Check ecerything
Pros: I liked that the rental plot was right outside the arrivals hall
Cons: I was given a car with an empty tank but told it was full and to return it fall it's was lucky I noticed after driving 30 minutes or I might have ran out of fule at the side of the road. The car I revived was no t what I order if though they had a car that I order sitting there and was still there when I returned
6.0 OK
4 Jun 2016
Pros: Fair price
Cons: They overcharged me by a day despite me returning it on time.
4.4 OK
9 Jul 2016
Could have been better
Pros: Pickup agent was great. Other agent on duty was less than professional. Car was dirty at pickup. We experienced a tire failure. Drop off agent was very nice and professional even while I was voicing my displeasure.
Cons: Please see above.
9.6 Excellent
24 Jul 2016
Pros: Quick and easy drop off! Best ever!
5.6 OK
25 Jul 2016
Cons: Long lines
8.4 Excellent
17 Aug 2016
Pros: Clean and comfortable.
Cons: Rental prince. Too expensive.
6.0 OK
30 Aug 2016
Pros: Just easy drop off
10.0 Excellent
31 Aug 2016
Pros: Convenient
7.6 Good
25 Sep 2016
Good deal
Pros: The price was good
Cons: Drop off was strange. If you arrive early there is no one available to help and instructions are not easily available
7.2 Good
9 Oct 2016
Cons: Not so clean and several scratches on the exterior
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.3, 20 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt
+1 888 826 6893
  • 8.4
  • 8.3
  • 8.2
  • 8.6
  • 8.2
Recent reviews
7.6 Good
1 Aug 2017
Pros: The staff were excellent at the Buffalo Airport. I liked the media features for the car.
Cons: The car felt like it had a lawnmower engine in it. It was better than some of the rentals I have gotten previously, but it struggled on hills and inclines bigly.
10.0 Excellent
19 Sep 2016
As advertised
Pros: The price was what I expected it to be without any changes. Very quick check in. Car was what I expected.
10.0 Excellent
31 Oct 2016
Good experience
Pros: Great customer service, nice clean car, free upgrade
Cons: Nothing
2.0 Poor
7 Nov 2016
ALAMO DRAINED MY BANK ACT BUY CHARGING ME 5 TIMES
Pros: N/A
Cons: They over billed me buy thousands of dollars.
10.0 Excellent
14 Nov 2016
Nothing could be simpler
Pros: Pick up and drop off right at the terminal. Everyone was kind and there was minimal wait. Really, nothing could be simpler.
10.0 Excellent
13 Feb 2017
no problems at all
Pros: car at the airport, 4 wheel drive vehicle, good price
10.0 Excellent
14 Feb 2017
Pros: The staff where I picked the car up were very nice.
Cons: None
6.0 OK
20 Feb 2017
Cons: I don't want to engage in a conversation! I just want to pick up my car!
10.0 Excellent
20 Feb 2017
Pros: Easy to pick up and drop back off. Great customer service. Helped and accommodated us when we were delayed. Definitely recommend
8.8 Excellent
26 Feb 2017
Great rate
Pros: Fast and friendly service
Cons: Small suv
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.7, 18 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
3 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Buffalo
1312 Main Street
+1 716 884 6666
2643 Delaware Ave
+1 716 873 0100
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt
+1 716 565 0002
  • 7.9
  • 8.4
  • 8.0
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
Recent reviews
6.8 Good
9 Jan 2017
Buffalo to Albany with local radio
Pros: car had okay handling, great gas mileage.
Cons: Pickup was okay, only one person on hand so took a while for him to ready the car. Phones ringing endlessly while he did. I requested an XM radio. I should have requested an ACTIVATED XM radio, because this one wasn't. had to hunt for local stations through lousy radio reception all the way across new york.
6.0 OK
21 Mar 2017
Disappointed in Kayak and Enterprise
Cons: I booked online and booked a one way. Pick up Buffalo, drop off Syracuse, NY. The agent at the airport informed me my rental was for their downtown location. I spent $35 for a taxi ride to get my vehicle. I was never given an option to choose a location. Once there I was asked if I wanted to upgrade for a couple of dollars more per day for a Tahoe. Since a nor'easter was coming I agreed. I had to wait a while while they cleaned the vehicle but was told to bring it back empty on fuel to make up for my wait. Once driving with the heat on I smelled a strong nasty odor that never went away for the whole rental. The snow was combining down hard within a few hours and I was looking to put it in all wheel drive only to find out it was a two wheel drive Tahoe. I had reserved a smaller class SUV 4wheel drive to begin with. This vehicle was not good for traction in the inclement weather I was involved in. The icing on the cake was when I got to Syracuse and called to find out what time the airport location opened, I was told that my return was for another location and I would be charged $25 to drop at the airport. I'm very disappointed in Kayak not making clear pick up and drop off locations and on the vehicle I received.
3.6 Mediocre
16 May 2017
Cons: When we rented, it said Buffalo airport. When we got there, they said the rental place is a 1/2 hour away. They didn't help us at all. The rental contract said, "shuttle" from the airport. Very disappointed in the Buffalo Enterprise. Very sad couple of young men that didn't even stand up or help us.
6.8 Good
30 May 2017
ou guys screwed me.
Pros: car, service all good
Cons: You booked me with the downtown location and not with the airport location. So I ended up paying $150 more for the same car. Not nice!
4.8 OK
25 Mar 2016
Horrible Customer Service
Pros: New Cars
Cons: The managers/assistant managers behavior. The fact that I, being 19 years old, can't drive when my car is in servicing. I need to have a valid credit card under my name, I need to pay 23$ per day for being "underage". The car is being rented for 2-4 months making the total underage cost to be: $1,380-$2,760. I am covered under insurance and have a valid driver license with no fine or accidents on record. If I am leaving a car for servicing, the dealership pays for the rental vehicle ONLY. What's the point of having a rental vehicle when I can't drive it.
2.0 Poor
7 Jun 2017
It was terrible! Enterprise did not have a car for me.
Pros: Absolutely Nothing!!!!!
Cons: Enterprise did not have a car for me when I arrived. They said it would take over an hour to get a car transferred from another location....and then told me the price would double, since they would have to bring a car from another location...and the prices were different at the other location. I was so upset, I walked out and got a taxi. The Enterprise rep told me I should never rent s. At from a third party site like Kayak....because often times Enterprise can really honor that price. I'm so upset at Kayak and Enterprise!!
10.0 Excellent
30 Jun 2017
Service was geeat
Pros: I would like a few discounts and I would stick to the company every time I travel Service was great ,people greeted us made sure we was comfortable and get the best possible car we wanted
Cons: I liked it all
7.2 Good
2 Aug 2016
Insurance Coverage always lead to cofusionconfusio
Pros: Arrangements by car company
Cons: Insurance was charged again and for this pleae investigate as why I was charged in first place and then the car rental company sated as that was not enough.
7.2 Good
24 Feb 2017
Don't believe the price quoted
Pros: Nice new car, friendly service, easy in general.
Cons: The price quoted was very different to the final price we paid. I know this was down to the insurance but really, when will someone start giving a full price quote including collision damage waiver etc - a quote that anyone would pay rather than these low quotes that then get totally inflated by around 40% of the original quote. It is misleading and very disappointing to always have to pay so much more when it comes down to the nitty gritty.
10.0 Excellent
3 Sep 2016
Pros: Reasonable rate, clean, and fast pick/drop off, staff is friendly
Ace
ace
Car hire reviews:
OK (6.0, 5 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
1 location
Ace
Locations in Buffalo
4217 Genesee St.
+1 716 633 5504
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.8
  • 5.2
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
15 Oct 2015
A great deal
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: It took a little too long to check in
2.0 Poor
28 Dec 2015
Cons: When we got to the airport around 8p we tried to call the company and got a guy's outgoing cell phone voicemail with the name of a different company that had something to do with car renting. They had no shuttles and no one at the airport had heard of the company. We ended up just renting from another company because their Yelp! page said they were closed. Doesn't seem like a full service operation or a viable option for car rental in Buffalo.
8.0 Good
4 Jan 2016
Pros: Wound up with a Chrysler 200, which was a little nicer than expected.
Cons: No satellite radio, which I thought was standard in rentals. Also, I foolishly opted for the insurance online. They wound up charging me for 5 days insurance on a 4 day rental. Lastly There is no sign for Ace rental on the hotel where I picked up the car, it was actually Corporate Rental.
2.0 Poor
11 Jan 2017
Cons: It was 14 degrees outside and the shuttle didn't show up and they didn't answer the phone.
8.4 Excellent
26 Feb 2017
Ace Rental
Pros: The price was right for an economy Mazda. We did get a ride to the airport when we dropped the car off. Drop off was at night, so the keys were put in a drop box, very easy.
Cons: Ace is not in the airport, they are located in a hotel lobby across the highway from the airport. When we landed, no one was at the desk to pick us up to get the car. We had to walk to the hotel and had to wait for the rep to show up.
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Buffalo:
1 location
National
Locations in Buffalo
4200 Genesee St-buffalo Airprt
+1 888 826 6890
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
20 Jun 2017
Pros: Check-in was really quick and so easy! We were out of there in no time. They did an amazing job!
225 travellers who hired a car in Buffalo gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.1

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