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Best rated stations in Wilmington, NC, United States of America (ILM-Wilmington Intl.)

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1740 Airport Blvd

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
10 out of 10 (4 Reviews)
Friendliness
9 /10
Friendliness 90%
Cleanliness
9.5 /10
Cleanliness 95%
Pickup time
9.5 /10
Pickup time 95%
Overall value
9.5 /10
Overall value 95%
5 out of 5
LeslieReviewed on Oct 8, 2020, 5:02 PM
My experience was excellent, although there was a bit of a line to pick up, once i was at the desk everything went very efficiently. Reserved an intermediate care and was offered a choice of mini-van or Chevy Malibu. Opted for the mini van since we were traveling with two children and it worked out perfectly! Van was clean inside and out and was super comfortable.
5 out of 5
LaurieReviewed on Sep 16, 2019, 2:33 PM
Wilmington is a small airport and the desks are right next to baggage claim. The lot is right outside also. The staff member was nice and although there was a bit of a line, he handled it quickly and efficiently
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4124 Market St

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
10 out of 10 (1 Reviews)
Friendliness
10 /10
Friendliness 100%
Cleanliness
10 /10
Cleanliness 100%
Pickup time
10 /10
Pickup time 100%
Overall value
10 /10
Overall value 100%
5 out of 5
RichardReviewed on Mar 25, 2019, 7:38 PM
I enjoyed the entire customer experience. I will definitely rent from here again.
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1930 Castle Hayne Road

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
9.5 out of 10 (4 Reviews)
Friendliness
10 /10
Friendliness 100%
Cleanliness
9 /10
Cleanliness 90%
Pickup time
10 /10
Pickup time 100%
Overall value
9.5 /10
Overall value 95%
5 out of 5
BayardoReviewed on Feb 22, 2019, 5:37 AM
Car met expectations, clean and reliable. Pickup was fast and easy
4 out of 5
NinaReviewed on Oct 9, 2018, 10:46 AM
I got a call the morning of my pickup saying there was a recall on the vehicle and they didn’t know if it would be ready by pickup time. I started to panic. The girls at the Castle Hayne, NC Enterprise location rocked it out. They were deligent in making sure I got a 15 passenger van that afternoon. I thank them very much. We got to Williamsburg VA on time.
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2309 S College Rd

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
9 out of 10 (4 Reviews)
Friendliness
10 /10
Friendliness 100%
Cleanliness
9 /10
Cleanliness 90%
Pickup time
8 /10
Pickup time 80%
Overall value
8.5 /10
Overall value 85%
5 out of 5
FrankReviewed on Feb 11, 2020, 11:06 PM
Friendly and professional service. The vehicle I rented excellent
3 out of 5
smroogReviewed on Jan 7, 2019, 6:21 PM
excellent young lady that helped me. NO POWER SEATS !!!
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1740 Airport Blvd

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
8.2 out of 10 (31 Reviews)
Friendliness
9.4 /10
Friendliness 94%
Cleanliness
9.2 /10
Cleanliness 92%
Pickup time
9.4 /10
Pickup time 94%
Overall value
9.1 /10
Overall value 91%
5 out of 5
KluReviewed on Aug 23, 2020, 7:50 PM
My last rental experience at the Wilmington Airport (ILM), did not go well. When I got to the rental counter the agency had gone home and I had to scramble. With Alamo, they were there, even though my flight had been changed due to COVID-19, and had a minivan waiting for me and my family, as planned.
5 out of 5
He’s LubinReviewed on Jan 12, 2020, 6:10 PM
Fantastic experience
1 out of 5
EMReviewed on Dec 27, 2019, 7:07 PM
Instead of arriving to pick up my car at 7:00 a.m. as I expected, I was delayed until 9:00 a.m. I was told that since I didn't show up, my car was given to someone else and there was NO REPLACEMENT CAR! This was done without the courtesy of an email or text message, and they could have contacted me via either method. Absolutely horrible customer service. NOTE: The reason I clicked 61+ minutes to pick up my car is because I couldn't post my review without answering this question. I repeat what I said earlier, there was no car for me. Shame on Alamo.

Everything you Need to know about car rentals at Wilmington Airport (ILM)

With your trip guide in hand, you can feel the excitement. Once you grab your bag, the real fun starts in this exciting city, as you start your adventure. When you arrive in Wilmington, you'll want a car to visit everywhere on your itinerary. What better way to get a jump start on your holiday than to get behind the wheel right away? We list nearly everything you want to ensure your car rental from Wilmington Airport (ILM) goes as easy as can be.

How do I get the cheapest rate on a rental car at the Wilmington Airport?

You are in the right place if you are trying to obtain the best price on your Wilmington car rental. If you want to maximize your savings, aim to:

  • Decide the car you'll need for your vacation. Don't get more car then you need
  • Compare and contrast all the deals available
  • Make sure you know any cost for an added driver, fuel policy, and mileage limits. That way you will know the true cost before you rent

Do I have to be a certain age to book a car in Wilmington?

You can rent a vehicle in Wilmington if you are at least 21. Please note normally you'll be charged an additional fee if you are under 25. Moreover, if you plan to rent a higher category vehicle (premium, large capacity, SUV, etc.) there may be further age restrictions. Make sure you check the company's policy before you book.

What rental car companies have counters at Wilmington Airport?

There are 8 rental car companies at the Wilmington Airport. Rent from companies like Hertz, National, Budget, and Enterprise, to name some. With so many fantastic choices, you are sure to get the vehicle and the rate that you need.

Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?

In Wilmington you do need to have insurance before you rent a car. You can purchase additional insurance through your supplier for your trip, if you think your insurance won't cover your rental. Many major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) generally offer coverage. However, many of them have limitations, such as not covering bigger vehicles, like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call your credit card company and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Wilmington. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can purchase Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.

What forms of ID do I need to bring picking up my car?

Be sure to carry with you your driver's license and a credit card in your name.

Am I required to fill my tank before I return my rental car back?

At CarRentals.com, we recommend a full tank policy. You should get your automobile with a full tank, and you will want to refill the tank before you return. For a cheaper rate, you'll want to find a filling station before you bring it back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.

Do I need unlimited miles when I rent a car in Wilmington?

Wilmington has enough to keep you entertained, however you may want to drive to close by cities to check out what else this region has to offer. You can explore the rest of the area without worrying about mileage limits when you drive to see what else North Carolina has to offer.

Is it possible to book one-way at Wilmington Airport?

Many companies offer one-way rentals in most cases. You may find it easier to return your vehicle at another location. Don't forget there is typically an additional charge when you opt for one-way.

Is there a particular vehicle I should rent when I land at Wilmington Airport (ILM)?

That depends on your needs and what you will be doing. Economy or compact vehicles are ideal for short drives and are easier to park. In Wilmington, people commute around 34 minutes, and you may feel a mid-size car or SUV provides a more comfortable ride. If you want to decrease your emissions and save on gas, then choose a hybrid vehicle. Those looking for a dash of extravagance on their Wilmington trip can choose the premium category for a car like a Mercedes C-Class or Cadillac XTS or similar.

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Car rental company addresses in Wilmington Intl.

Enterprise

Top rated Enterprise rental locations in Wilmington Intl.

1740 Airport Blvd, Wilmington, USA
4124 Market St, Wilmington, USA
1930 Castle Hayne Road, Wilmington, USA
2309 S College Rd, Wilmington, USA
Alamo Rent A Car

Top rated Alamo Rent A Car rental locations in Wilmington Intl.

1740 Airport Blvd, Wilmington, USA

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