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15 Tarrytown Road

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
8.3 out of 10 (6 Reviews)
Friendliness
9 /10
Friendliness 90%
Cleanliness
8.7 /10
Cleanliness 87%
Pickup time
9.3 /10
Pickup time 93%
Overall value
9.2 /10
Overall value 92%
5 out of 5
CrystalReviewed on Mar 22, 2020, 3:36 PM
Will continue to rent from them now and in the future because of their exceptional customer services. Ive always had a great experience renting from Enterprise.
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438 W Huron St

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
10 out of 10 (3 Reviews)
Friendliness
10 /10
Friendliness 100%
Cleanliness
9.3 /10
Cleanliness 93%
Pickup time
10 /10
Pickup time 100%
Overall value
10 /10
Overall value 100%
5 out of 5
NormaReviewed on Feb 28, 2020, 2:37 PM
Staff went above and beyond when I needed modifications to my reservation, and gave very personal attention to every question/concern I had
5 out of 5
djsReviewed on Jan 25, 2019, 11:02 PM
I have rented from this Enterprise location many times. They are accommodating, knowledge and friendly. I always get great service. They are my go to people when I need a rental car!
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3120 Sylvan Road

Average pickup time: 31-40 minutes.
6.3 out of 10 (42 Reviews)
Friendliness
7.7 /10
Friendliness 77%
Cleanliness
7.2 /10
Cleanliness 72%
Pickup time
7.1 /10
Pickup time 71%
Overall value
6.7 /10
Overall value 67%
5 out of 5
GaryReviewed on Feb 28, 2020, 8:36 PM
The vehicle ran great. The AVR employees were very pleasant making the entire experience enjoyable.
4 out of 5
TawesReviewed on Feb 15, 2020, 4:25 PM
Initially, I was told only 12/15 passenger Van's were available, and it took an hour before I was picked up after calling in. But service rep was very nice, minivan was available and just cleaned minutes before. At 60mph van got 30mpg.
3 out of 5
L-RizzleReviewed on Dec 10, 2019, 11:57 PM
Fairly easy check in but was not notified before I arrived that this supplier did not offer Georgia residents unlimited miles.
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4931 E Mcdowell Rd

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
9.8 out of 10 (9 Reviews)
Friendliness
9.8 /10
Friendliness 98%
Cleanliness
9.1 /10
Cleanliness 91%
Pickup time
10 /10
Pickup time 100%
Overall value
9.6 /10
Overall value 96%
5 out of 5
JaimeReviewed on Oct 24, 2020, 4:27 PM
Staff was extremely helpful got me into my rental fast and got me going on the road no wait time when i went in.
5 out of 5
Jean-PierreReviewed on Oct 14, 2020, 4:41 PM
100% satisfied
5 out of 5
JoelReviewed on Mar 26, 2020, 5:05 PM
Got my car quickly clean and ready to go Customer service representative was excellent
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100 Tomahawk Drive

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
6.6 out of 10 (68 Reviews)
Friendliness
8 /10
Friendliness 80%
Cleanliness
7.1 /10
Cleanliness 71%
Pickup time
8.7 /10
Pickup time 87%
Overall value
7 /10
Overall value 70%
3 out of 5
GaneshReviewed on Mar 2, 2020, 4:22 PM
Car trunk wasn't working properly. The extra charge for 3 hrs delay was $30. That's just too expensive. I ended up paying lot more than what I expected for.
5 out of 5
HaddockReviewed on Feb 24, 2020, 6:30 PM
Good signage from airport to pickup. Janet, agent, very helpful.
5 out of 5
AliReviewed on Jan 21, 2020, 11:33 PM
Painless interactions with everyone involved.

Compact car rental: all you need to know

Saving money on your next vacation is a top priority? Whether you plan on going for a short road trip with friends or on a week-long getaway with family, a compact car rental is your best bet. CarRentals.com offers huge discounts on a variety of makes and models, so you're sure to find one that fits your traveling needs.

How much does it cost to rent a compact rental car?

It doesn’t have to be costly to rent a car, if you take our advice below:

  • Many people drive down to their local car rental agency and rent a car right on the spot without doing any comparison shopping. Use CarRentals.com to compare rates from different agencies, and you’ll save both time and money;
  • Book in advance - booking your car at the last minute will mean much higher prices;
  • Being informed about how much mileage and fuel you’ll need, so you can adequately filter your search.

What kind of car is a compact?

A compact rental car offers more value than many other types of vehicles. Smaller engines and lighter weight combine for better fuel economy while still offering enough room to pack in your entire family. Most of the small, compact rental car types come with affordable prices that many other car types can't beat.

Some of the vehicles you could find available to rent include:

  • Nissan Versa Note
  • Ford Focus
  • Fiat 500L or similar vehicles

Please have in mind, that you can only book a category, not a specific model.

How old do I have to be to rent a compact car rental?

The general rule is that drivers must be aged 25-65 to rent a car, but it’s worth asking your chosen rental company for their terms and conditions, since age restrictions can differ between suppliers. It could be that, if you’re outside the age bracket, you can still rent if you pay a surcharge.

Do I need insurance for renting a compact car?

Yes, you’ll need to be insured before driving the car, and will need to show proof of coverage if your rental policy doesn’t include insurance. In the U.S., your own car insurance or credit card insurance may suffice. The rates on the website don’t include insurance but, as a U.S. Citizen, you can purchase insurance through CarRentals.com.

To rent a car in some countries, like Mexico, you will have to buy local insurance on top of your standard one.

What do I need to bring when picking up my compact car?

On arrival, you’ll need your driver’s license, insurance, and the credit card you used to book. Another form of ID may be required, so bring your passport, too.

Is it possible to rent a compact car one-way?

Usually, yes, though sometimes not when crossing a border. A surcharge may apply for one-way rentals, so please contact the car rental company to find out the feasibility and costs entailed.

What fuel policy is available for a compact rental car?

Usually, a full-to-full fuel policy is provided, which means that you will collect your vehicle with a full tank of gas and you will just need to refill it before returning the rental to its drop-off location.

Should I get unlimited miles with a compact car?

Most prices include an unlimited mileage policy, though some local rental suppliers may have mileage restrictions. Contact your supplier for details of the different options available.

When I rent a compact vehicle can I use a debit card?

Not usually. Debit cards are often not accepted by rental companies, who prefer you to pay using a credit card. Cash, pre-paid cards, and gift cards are also not acceptable forms of payment.

CarRentals.com features cheap deals on compact car rentals that are available from a variety of rental agencies around the world. Whether you need a fuel-saving four-door for your business trip or something affordable to take your college friends on a weekend trip, your answer is here at CarRentals.com. For more information, you can visit our general car rental FAQ page.