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1700 eller dr

Average Pick-Up time: 0-10 minutes

8.7 Out of 10 (11 Reviews)

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Ivan Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019, 10:26 PM

They made me spend taxi fare to go to the airport with all my luggage to get a car there. Wasted time I wanted to spend in Miami with friends. Once I got the car the rest of the rental went well, return was easy.

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Christi Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019, 12:07 AM

Awful! Had my confirmation number and paid for the insurance. My husband, 4 children and myself went to pick up our car after getting off our Christmas cruise. We were told that they overbooked and did not have a single vehicle. So there the 6 of us stood. Stranded in South Florida. They would not shuttle us to a hotel and did not have another available vehicle. They were guessing that they may have one on Monday. The only thing they offered was their understanding for us being upset. My family was not the only ones they did this too. There were atleast 50 families. Such a disgrace. I had to find transportation to a hotel and then to Enterprise 45 minutes away for 6 of us and all of our luggage. Completely appalled.

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Connie T Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019, 10:14 PM

Great experience. Easy shuttle from port everglades to location. Easy check in. Very pleasant and helpful reps.

2901 se 6th ave

Average Pick-Up time: 11-20 minutes

8.4 Out of 10 (24 Reviews)

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John Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020, 1:28 PM

Sixt left my wife and I and many others waiting for over an hour at cruise port for alleged 15 minute service. Took a further 20 minutes to get car. Then got ripped off being charged extra for an optional that I was told I had to have by law $80+ Should have gone to Alamo

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Carl Forssell Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019, 9:15 PM

The hole process was easy and the car was very nice!

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LRod2010 Reviewed on May 8, 2019, 1:08 AM

We drove from home to pick up our rental car for my daughter's move home from college. There is no entry to the rental shop other than for their airport bus and to return a rental car, so it was a bit confusing. The shop is clean and bright and the people are all very, very nice! I booked our reservation with my credit card, but I put the reservation under my husband's name because I wanted him to drive the big truck we were renting. Just an FYI, we had to pay an additional $67 to add me as an additional driver because the driver and the name on the credit card you use need to match. So had I used my husband's card and reserved under his name, all would have been good. Just note so you don't make the same mistake.

2520 miami rd

Average Pick-Up time: 51-60 minutes

6.3 Out of 10 (6 Reviews)

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Julie Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019, 6:18 PM

I had no problem with Avis, however I do have one with car rentals.com. I made the reservation for a location and when I arrived, Avis stated that had not rented from that location in 8 months.

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Mike Finerghty Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019, 5:55 PM

Car was great but the pick up address was incorrect. Cost kore money because we had to take a cab and about an 1.5 hours longer because of the mix up

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KASIA Reviewed on Nov 21, 2018, 12:36 AM

PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM AVIS THEY WERE SENDING US FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER, WASTED 4 HRS.4 LADIES 6 SUITCASES AND NOBODY HAD AN ANSWER FOR US WHERE IS OUR RENTAL.FT.LAUDERDALE IS THE WORST PLACE TO RENT A CAR FROM AVIS...STAY AWAY STAY AWAY.....

We collected 219 reviews in total for all stations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America with an average score of 6.9/10.
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Car rentals in Fortlauderdale: All you need to know

For sunshine, beautiful beaches, and a touch of glamour, head on down to sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida. If you’re looking to visit some of the best golf courses and museums in the country, as well as thousands of restaurants, you can zig-zag across the Venice of America with a cheap car rental.

How can I get a cheap car rental in Fort Lauderdale?

You can bag a great deal on a rental car if you:

  • Search and compare the rates of several suppliers;
  • Don’t pick up your car from an airport location, as this can be more expensive;
  • Have an idea of how much fuel you’re likely to need throughout your rental period; 
  • Book early!

Which car rental companies are situated in Fort Lauderdale?

Between the big, well-known rental companies such as Sixt, Hertz, and Alamo, and the smaller, regional companies, you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking for a rental car in this city.

What kind of car should I get in Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

With so many car types available, you can take your pick of the bunch! But the vehicle best suited to you will depend on what your vacation plans are, as well as the size of your travel party.

Are you bringing the kids? Do you have a lot of luggage or camping equipment? In these cases, a large SUV or a minivan will be perfect for you. If you’re on a budget but don’t want to miss out on all the sights on offer, you can rent a compact yet comfortable economy car.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Fort Lauderdale?

The legal age for renting a vehicle is 21, and anyone under the age of 25 could be asked to pay a young-driver surcharge.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Fort Lauderdale, FL?

Yes. US citizens can get their insurance from the CarRentals.com checkout, but it’s advisable to check whether your own car or credit card insurance covers you first.

What fuel policy is available in Fort Lauderdale?

The standard policy is full-to-full, which means you receive your vehicle with a full tank and will need to return it completely full, too. Check first and don’t forget to fill up to avoid facing additional charges.

Can I book with unlimited mileage when renting a car in Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

Unlimited mileage is easy to come by, and is great for discovering new places without worrying about your usage. If you have limited mileage, plan your journeys carefully to avoid facing costs for extra miles used.

Is it possible to hire a car one-way in Fort Lauderdale?

Yes, sometimes for an extra fee. Ask your rental company for their prices and restrictions.   

3 sights that you cannot miss in Fort Lauderdale

With your own rental car, you’ll never have to waste time waiting around for public transportation or pay for expensive cab rides. Rent a car in Fort Lauderdale, FL and cruise to the Museum of Discovery and Science to view an exhibit during the day.

During your stay, drive about 5 miles east from downtown to find peace among the water lilies at the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. Of course, you can’t visit Florida without visiting one of its wonderful beaches, so drive 2 to 3 miles east of downtown Fort Lauderdale to Las Olas Beach to spend the day splashing about in the Atlantic Ocean.

3 great road trips from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

A car rental opens up all sorts of new avenues to exploration. Once you’ve got the keys in your hand, consider taking in the beauty of Florida by crossing the state over the course of a couple of days. Cape Coral is just 140 miles east, and is full of new adventures for the intrepid traveler. The famous city of Miami is even closer—a 30-minute jaunt down I-95 will have you in the heart of “Magic City.” Beach lovers can make the two-hour drive across I-75 to Naples for sunsets and relaxation.

What is parking like in Fort Lauderdale?

There are public parking facilities in various locations across the city where you can pay to leave your vehicle. Have a look around to compare the different rates and restrictions. Many hotels with have on-site parking where you can park your rental safely.

Don’t blow your vacation budget on an expensive vehicle. Instead, book your Fort Lauderdale car rental through us here at CarRentals.com today. We offer cheap deals on rental cars in the Sunshine State, meaning you spend your hard-earned cash on admission to the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale instead of on your rental transportation.

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