Book Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Santa Maria

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental prices in Santa Maria

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Reviews for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria

Overall Rating6.4 OkayBased on 8 reviews
Cleanliness
6.5
Comfort
7.0
Overall
6.2
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.5
Value for money
6.2

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I didn't like anything at all. I made my reservation for a passenger van a couple months in advance, I even kept calling the local office to make sure my van was going to be ready. I even called in 3 days ahead of time, and every time the reps assured me that I didn't have anything to worry about, that my van was going to be there at pickup time. But guess what, I arrived at pickup time ready to get on the road, just to find out that "the manufacturer had issued a recall at the last minute and the clerk could not rent out the vehicle. I explianed that it was critical for me to get the van as I had very important commitments to attend to and needed the vehicle, but the clerk just kept saying "I'm sorry but I can't rent that vehicle". He offered me TWO cars instead, but I needed a van because I only had ONE driver, not two. I did have 2 cars of my own, but the problem was that I only had one driver, that was the whole reason I wanted to rent a van. I will NEVER EVER rent from Enterprise, that was my first and last time I deal with them. I just turned around, called Avis and they had the exact same model and size of a van, and didn't have any problems renting it out to me, and even at a much lower price than Enterprise. From now on I will STRONGLY recommend my family and friends to always rent from Avis and never from Enterprise.Reviewed 3 Nov. 2023
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10.0
Pros:Staff was very friendly and thorough.Reviewed 31 Jan. 2020
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10.0
Pros:Woman at sjc was very sweet and the process was very fast.Reviewed 14 Oct. 2019
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2.0
Cons:They are not at the Santa Maria Airport and did not answer the phone when I called. Enterprise should be taken iff the list. However, the woman at Hertz was very nice and helped me get a car.Reviewed 29 Jun. 2019
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6.4
Pros:the staff was nice it was high traffic time at the store not enough help long wait .Reviewed 7 May 2019
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9.6
Excellent service all the timePros:Was able to get comparable car to what I reserved. Super friendly staff.Cons:Came damaged. Though it was out of their control.Reviewed 4 Jan. 2019
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10.0
Easy, convenient car rentalPros:They were fairly quick getting us in and out of the office. The car we got was nice and better than we expected.Reviewed 9 Oct. 2018
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2.0
UnethicalCons:My booking was for 1 day returning before 4pm Saturday night. I dropped off my car at 3pm. Less than 24 hours after renting. My rental should be equal or less than initially agreed upon charge. Location decided to close earlier than advertised business hours. My rental agreement specifically noted location hours as 4pm. Since location was closed at 3pm, I proceeded to drop off car keys in designated area as indicated. I also followed up with a call early morning ensuring all was received and bill was concluded. I was informed that renting location is charging me almost double of originally agreed upon amount. This is unacceptable and unethical and I refuse to condone this kind of business. I need to be charged fee similar to my price estimate.Reviewed 23 Sep. 2018
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8.0
Pros:The friendliness of the customer service rep.Cons:It was a really small car but fuel efficientReviewed 20 Feb. 2017
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4.0
Pros:that there was car availableCons:the salesman behind the counter super rudeReviewed 25 Oct. 2016
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Where can I find Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Santa Maria?

Address

1738 S Broadway

Hours

Monday08:00 - 17:30
Tuesday08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday08:00 - 17:30
Thursday08:00 - 17:30
Friday08:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 13:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

Phone

+1 805 349 9552

Address

3249 Terminal Drive, Ste 114

Hours

Monday00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday00:00 - 00:00
Thursday00:00 - 00:00
Friday00:00 - 00:00
Saturday00:00 - 00:00
Sunday00:00 - 00:00

Phone

+1 805 352 1016

Good to know

Most popular location

1738 S Broadway

Most popular car type

Standard

Top tips for renting a car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria

  • California has earned a reputation for being a state that has a lot of traffic. If you’re going to be visiting Santa Maria, however, you’ll be happy to hear that there isn’t typically too much traffic in or even around the city. This should open up the possibilities when you go to book Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Santa Maria. Rather than having to rent a compact car, you’re more than welcome to rent something larger, like a minivan, a full-size SUV, or a passenger van, without having to worry about maneuvering it through traffic in the area.
  • You aren’t going to be able to request a specific make and model car, truck, or SUV when you rent a vehicle through Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria. You will, however, be able to let Enterprise know which type of vehicle you would like, and they’ll do their best to ensure that you’re able to get behind the wheel of this kind of rental car. The exact make and model that you get will be based on availability on the day of your rental car reservation.
  • Unlike some of the other cities in California, Santa Maria has a more suburban feel to it. For this reason, you shouldn’t have to be too concerned about getting lost when you’re driving around. But if you plan on making your way to one of the many Santa Maria Valley wineries, it may be worth spending a little extra to add a GPS system to your rental car. Enterprise can set you up with add-ons like a GPS, car seats, and even additional insurance coverage if you would like to invest in it for peace of mind.
  • If you reserve a rental car from Enterprise and realize that you aren’t going to need it during an upcoming trip, you won’t have to fret about paying any cancellation fees. Unless you choose to pre-pay when you book Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Santa Maria, you’ll be able to modify a reservation or even cancel it altogether without being subject to any fees or other penalties.
  • Standard rental cars from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria are around -145% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about renting a car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria

  • Where can I pick up Enterprise Rent-A-Car rental cars in Santa Maria?

    At just under 25 square miles, Santa Maria isn’t necessarily a large city. Despite this, it does have two Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations for you to pick from. The first one is at 1738 S Broadway, and it offers both free pick-up services and after-hours returns. The other is situated at 3249 Terminal Drive, Ste 114, which is conveniently located near the Santa Maria Airport.

  • What are the advantages of choosing to rent a car in Santa Maria from Enterprise Rent-A-Car?

    You’ll be able to enjoy a bunch of benefits when you book Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rentals in Santa Maria. Outside of getting access to a variety of rental cars, trucks, and SUVs, you’ll also have the option to sign up for the Enterprise Plus program. You’ll earn points every time you rent vehicles from Enterprise when you’re a part of this program, and they can be used for future car rentals.

  • Will I be able to find parking for a rental car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria?

    Since Santa Maria doesn’t have the same big-city feel that other California cities do, finding parking for a rental car in the area shouldn’t be too difficult. You should be able to locate street parking options, though you will want to be careful about parking in the limited-time parking zones that exist in Santa Maria. There are also paid parking lots in Santa Maria if you would feel more comfortable keeping your rental car off the street.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria?

    Standard (Ford Transit or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Santa Maria.

  • How many car rental locations does Enterprise Rent-A-Car have in Santa Maria?

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car has 2 rental locations in Santa Maria. Take a look at our Enterprise Rent-A-Car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Enterprise Rent-A-Car have a car rental location at the airport: Public airport (SMX)?

    Yes

  • Does Enterprise Rent-A-Car offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Public airport (SMX)?

    Yes