Car hire at Sacramento Intl Airport

Car hire at Sacramento Intl Airport

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Sacramento, CA, United States - Sacramento Intl
8 Dec — 15 Dec
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Sacramento, CA, United States - Sacramento Intl
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Cheap car rentals in Sacramento Intl Airport

EconomyC$ 53/day
CompactC$ 51/day
IntermediateC$ 54/day
StandardC$ 57/day
Full-sizeC$ 73/day
MinivanC$ 91/day
Full-size SUVC$ 93/day
Pick-up truckC$ 76/day
Intermediate SUVC$ 55/day
Standard SUVC$ 66/day
Supplier choiceC$ 67/day
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Sacramento Intl Airport car rental reviews and directory

Hertz

Best rated

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.4

Value for money

7.3

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Drive

+1 916 920 6400

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
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Saturday06:00 - 23:59
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Excellent

Nov. 2022

KAYAK
Car was ready, the center was open late and everyone was friendly and professional. Thank you Hertz!

6.0 Good

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
Key fob battery died and there was no way to lock the doors. Hertz drop at LAX was a bit chaotic. Hertz pickup at SMF was very good.

2.0 Mediocre

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
It was dirty, the check engine light came on while i was driving, it was awful. NEVER using Hertz again.

8.0 Excellent

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
Like to the fuel economy and ability to get the car fast and drop off fast. Is not a big fan of the size of the vehicle what are you gonna do

8.0 Excellent

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
The car was dirty and smelled

10.0 Excellent

Jan. 2022

KAYAK
Pick up and drop off was so easy and staff helpful and friendly. Definitely will use Hertz for my next rental.

1 out of 47

Dollar

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.9

Value for money

7.4

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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from C$ 36/day

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Drive

+1 866 434 2226

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
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2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

When I arrived at the airport to pick up my car there were almost 80 people in line with one person working the counter. It took me over an hour and a half to get to the desk. Will never do this again.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing,

Cons:

Should have had my car ready when expected, They gave me a car where you couldn't start the car. Gave me something I didn't really want or would have had to wait another 45 min on top of what I had already waited.

6.0 Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

If I got the car I ordered

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was very clean. The shuttle service was convenient and easy to use.

Cons:

I did not know return procedure for after hours return. It was unclear if I was to leave the key in the car or inside. The office was closed and I finally learned from another customer about the drop box.

6.0 Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Only one person was working and the line took more than an hour

8.0 Excellent

Apr. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

There was a long line at pick up. I waited about 75 minutes. There were three to four agents. So maybe it’s just the nature of the business. Also, I’m not a fan of interior deodorizer smells. But it was tolerable.

1 out of 52

Payless

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.9

Value for money

7.3

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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6420 Mcnair Circle

+1 916 648 8465

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
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8.0 Excellent

Apr. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Should know you're dealing with miscellaneous counter people and they don't answer the local phone number, but will help you when you get to the counter.

2.0 Mediocre

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

There was no truck available. I was offered a small SUV. I waited for the truck. It was not clean inside or out. It was very dusty inside, and the truck had a smokey odor. I had to go back to the counter to request another truck. I waited over a hour.

2.0 Mediocre

Aug. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

N/a

Cons:

We placed a reservation, went to pick up only to immediately be told by a lady there were NO CARS available. She told us to call and TRY to get our money back.

6.0 Good

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

That there was someone at the counter when I arrived.

Cons:

I reserved a mid-sized sedan due to my wife being handicapped, upon arrival I was informed that there where none available and was informed that I could take a truck or check with the other agencies. :(

2.0 Mediocre

Apr. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Before my flight I have make a phone call to let them know if I can pick up the rental in Las Vegas cause my flight to Sacramento was canceled through the coronavirus no one want to help me at all..

Cons:

Help out people who needed help

2.0 Mediocre

Feb. 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

They wouldn't rent us the car cause we didn't have a return flight ticket and you guys owe us the 33$ insurance that we pre paid and I want it on the card we used immediately.???

1 out of 44

Thrifty

Most popular

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

6.7

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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from C$ 40/day

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Drive

+1 877 283 0898

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
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6.0 Good

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Waited in line for an hour to get to the counter due to a lack of counter personnel. Hertz customers were getting their rentals with only a reasonable wait. Counter person sent us to the wrong space for our car. Found it using the remote

8.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff was extremely friendly, however it was a hertz employee because you guys only had one representative. I felt bad because the line was long and a lot of ppl were upset at her but clearly it was not her fault.

Cons:

Have more employees! An hour plus wait is unacceptable specially when some ppl have children.

2.0 Mediocre

Apr. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing.

Cons:

Communication

2.0 Mediocre

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

I asked for a AWD cal and was told I was given a AWD car and instead they gave me a 2 wheel drive car.

2.0 Mediocre

Feb. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was easy.

Cons:

The gentlemen I picked the car up from did not explain the insurance. Basically I paid for insurance that I did not need. Very frustrated!!

6.0 Good

Jan. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Charged a different amount than I was shown on here by a significant amount. When I went to pickup the car I had to wait in line for 20+ minutes despite there being 2 people ahead of me.

1 out of 37

Budget

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

6.9

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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6420 Mcnair Circle

+1 916 922 4789

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Excellent

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
The cat we originally picked up did not have good fuel economy. We drove it for 3 days and then rang Budget to ask about exchanging it. They said take it in to Sacramento airport desk and they will sort it. We did this and the gentleman at the counter could not have been more helpful. We picked a Hyundai Elantra and it was perfect for our trip down south to the Grand Canyon and southern national parks. Full marks to Budget for their customer service and no hassle car hire.

8.0 Excellent

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
Only complaint was the long initial line... Dropoff was a breeze.

2.0 Mediocre

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
The first car I was given was smaller than I reserved because the orignal had not been cleaned yet. However, the one I was given was full of ants. I didn’t notice until the drive to my office, but by the time I arrived there I didn’t have time to return. Luckily I ended a meeting early allowing me to return for a new car and was given one actually in my class. This was a major hassle for me and made me late in leaving for my trip, not to mention having to spray to kill the ants in the first car I was given.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2022

KAYAK
VERY SLOW pickup service. Budget is clearly running their business into the ground.

2.0 Mediocre

May 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

Full size car not available. Have a car with nasty stale cigarette smell. Then changed to a very small SUV calling it an upgrade. Line waiting at Sacramento was half hour with 3 customers in line. Budget needs to streamline the process and provide a clean car as promised. I paid $317 for 4 days rental. Expect better.

10.0 Excellent

May 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

It was easy to get, great room, road easy, good on gas.

Cons:

Nothing that I can think of.

1 out of 34

Avis

6.5

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

6.5

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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6520 Mcnair Circle

+1 916 922 5601

Monday06:00 - 23:59
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
Friday06:00 - 23:59
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10.0 Excellent

Oct. 2022

KAYAK
Pick up and drop off were both quick and simple, staff was helpful and friendly each time.

2.0 Mediocre

Apr. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

They gave us one price on the website then when we checked out at the end of our trip it was more than double. This is not right and a mega scam will never use you guys again.

8.0 Excellent

Mar. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Pick up and drop off we’re easy

Cons:

Car had some melted chocolate on drivers seat. Could have been cleaner.

8.0 Excellent

Jan. 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff, vehicle

Cons:

At Sacramento airport, they did not honor the amount I had with online reservation. I have $11.00 something on insurance and they sid they have their own insurance at $ 17.00 so I have to get their higher insurance.

2.0 Mediocre

Jan. 2021

KAYAK

Cons:

I mistakenly reserved a car in SAC rather than SAL. The Avis lady was very nice in SAL giving me a new rental at a reasonable price and cancelling my SAC reservation. But Kayak nevertheless charged me a $50 fee for not cancelling the SAC reservation. When I called Avis they said they could not do anything about it because it was a Kayak charge. I don’t know how to contact Kayak other than this.

10.0 Excellent

Jul. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly staff. Nice car

Cons:

Nothing. Everything was great

1 out of 11

Alamo

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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6327 Aviation Dr

+1 833 823 5641

Monday07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday07:00 - 23:00
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9.2 Excellent

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Nice car with all the latest bells and whistles

Cons:

$72 per day is unreasonably high.

8.0 Excellent

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Quick rental process

Cons:

Mini van or pick-up truck were the only option. Traveling alone for business these options were not too appealing

8.0 Excellent

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

i like the easy of getting the car. the guy that checked us in to get the car was ok. the drop off was much friendlier. the ease at dropoff was very easy. Brian

8.0 Excellent

Apr. 2017

KAYAK

Cons:

Had a smell when we picked up.

7.6 Good

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

I requested a specific model of car and was able to get it. There was no line at the pickup counter.

Cons:

The windows and mirrors were not very clean.

10.0 Excellent

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

ease of use and good pricing

1 out of 7

Enterprise

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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6327 Aviation Dr

+1 833 823 5639

Monday07:00 - 23:00
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10.0 Excellent

Jun. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Excellent customer service!

10.0 Excellent

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

They recommended a Ford Fusion hybrid which was totally new to us. They said it was a very comfortable ride. We spent hours a day in it driving all over California and it was exceptionally comfortable. Saved gas money due too hybrid. Had plenty of power for our needs and no problems with it whatsoever.

Cons:

Trunk space is limited but worked out find for us since only two of traveling

10.0 Excellent

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Eric, the agent in Sacramento was very professional and polite! The type of car I reserved was not available so he immediately got another car for me...and all this while training a new employee! Enterprise is lucky to have him.

6.8 Good

May 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Car was clean and ready to go

Cons:

I reserved a "Suppliers Choice" price and was disappointed. When I called the Sacramento office the day before, the rep said most likely I would get a small SUV or mini-van as that's what they had the most of...and that's what I would most likely get... If I had know it was going to be an economy car (Accent), I would have booked it directly in that class and saved some money! Never again!

10.0 Excellent

Mar. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

Customer service. The lady who showed us our car. Very pleasant and professional

10.0 Excellent

Feb. 2017

KAYAK

Pros:

friendly staff

1 out of 5

Airport Van

3.8

Mediocre

18 reviews

Cleanliness

3.8

Comfort

3.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

3.8

Value for money

3.6

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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731 North Market Blvd Unit W

916-913-8233

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2.0 Mediocre

Jul. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I never rented as when I called to be picked up from the airport they said they close earlier than the time we agreed for me to drop the car and suggested I should rent from somewhere else

2.0 Mediocre

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The office was closed without explanation and made us late for our trip as we had to find another rental. Their phone numbers are mostly disconnected. Super unprofessional.

Cons:

Everything.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Staff was extremely unprofessional and does not take accountability for their lack of thoroughness with their product. The van we rented was in severe need of a check-up - tail lights not working, oil change, alignment, electrical, etc.... when this brought to their attention they only made excuses and told us “well, you rented a van.” They didn’t care. Don’t rent a van from this company.

2.0 Mediocre

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Nothing. Place appears to be close.

Cons:

They don't exist and they need to stop being advertised on the site. Their phone is disconnected and they don't answer. I even looked them up online and called a different number.

10.0 Excellent

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

I don’t think anything could have been better. I was perfectly happy!

2.0 Mediocre

Jun. 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I waited at the rental company for two hours and no one ever arrived to rent me a vehicle. I tried reaching them by phone and email, but still haven’t heard back from them.

Cons:

I needed a car, but ended up going to another company the following day.

1 out of 5

Advance Car And Truck Rental

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

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Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Dr Suite A, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California

+1 916 993 3500

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Avr

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

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Sacramento Airport

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E-Z Rent-A-Car

10.0

Excellent

1 review
Cheapest deal

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

10.0

Value for money

10.0

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from C$ 31/day

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Dr

+1 916 924 5918

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Easirent

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

Sacramento International Airport

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Elita Rent A Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

Sacramento Airport International SMF

+1 916 993 3500

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Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

Please Go To The Advantage Counter

+1 916 993 3500

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Its Rent a Car

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

5100 Chiles Road, Suite 207, Davis, CA

+1 916 890 9758

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keddy by Europcar

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

Please Go To The Advantage Counter- 6327 Aviation Dr

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National

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6327 Aviation Dr

+1 833 823 5642

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Sunnycars

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

6230 McNari Circle

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Zeeba Rent-A-Van

No score is available

Cleanliness

-

Comfort

-

Pick-up/Drop-off

-

Value for money

-

One location in Sacramento Intl Airport

Locations in Sacramento Intl Airport

1425 North Market Blvd.

+1 800 940 9332

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1330 travellers who rented a car in Sacramento Intl Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.0

Car rental locations at Sacramento Intl Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

Advantage

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

C$ 58/day

Good deal

C$ 52/day

Top tips for renting a car at Sacramento Intl Airport

  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF) sits about 10.5 miles from the city center, and a car ride is the quickest means to travel between the two locations. Public transportation can take a travel time of roughly 44min, while driving a vehicle to the city center significantly minimizes the time to approximately 11min. We recommend that you consider a car rental at Sacramento International Airport if you're pressed for time or would like to get to your destination in the shortest possible time.
  • There are multiple car types available at SMF Airport for you to choose from. For example, a passenger van rental can accommodate around 12-15 people and is ideal if you're in town to explore. An SUV will come in handy if you're an outdoor person looking for adventure. It can carry about 5-7 people, with ample cargo space left for your outdoor gear. You can also select a long-term car rental, such as the monthly option if you'll be staying in Sacramento for long. You're likely to get better rates if you rent for long and it's also possible to change vehicles.
  • When your rental period is over, and you would like to return the vehicle at SMF Airport, it's best to refill the gas per the rental agency's policy to avoid unnecessary setbacks. Companies usually offer a full-full and a same-same fuel policy. It's also wise to check whether the car is in the same condition as you found it to prepare for any repair costs for damages if needed. Once you're ready, head over to the point of pickup by following the "Rental Car Return" signs to complete the return process (it's best to mark the location when renting). Afterward, a rental car shuttle will drop you off at the airport terminal.
  • If you're considering a car rental at Sacramento International Airport, keep in mind that you might find it hard to pick up or drop off your vehicle during peak hours. The airport's rush hours are generally in the mornings and evenings when people commute for work. It's best to schedule your arrival at the airport before such times to ensure that you don't experience long shuttle wait times to the rental car center. Drop off your vehicle during off-peak hours to avoid the traffic on Interstate 5 as you head toward Airport Boulevard.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Sacramento Intl Airport for C$ 49 or less
  • Book your rental car at Sacramento Intl Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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