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6501 West 95th Street

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
5 out of 10 (2 Reviews)
Friendliness
6 /10
Friendliness 60%
Cleanliness
6 /10
Cleanliness 60%
Pickup time
7 /10
Pickup time 70%
Overall value
6 /10
Overall value 60%
4 out of 5
TiquitaReviewed on Dec 22, 2018, 5:48 PM
The supplier was ready upon my arrival. There was no wait time. I had several vehicles to choose from. The associate was very courteous.
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6100 King Dr

Average pickup time: 11-20 minutes.
7.2 out of 10 (10 Reviews)
Friendliness
7.2 /10
Friendliness 72%
Cleanliness
6.6 /10
Cleanliness 66%
Pickup time
7.8 /10
Pickup time 78%
Overall value
7.8 /10
Overall value 78%
3 out of 5
VickiePTReviewed on Aug 16, 2019, 3:41 AM
Car was not fully cleaned. Staff was not particularly friendly at pick up or return. The lot was hard to navigate; there were no signs as to where to return the car and not much place to put it despite it being a large facility. The mini van was great to drive and we’ll worth the value.
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1560 Wilson Blvd

Average pickup time: 0-10 minutes.
10 out of 10 (3 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
Niskayuna TravellerReviewed on Jul 26, 2018, 10:59 AM
I am from Upstate NY; it was the first time to rent a car from this location; the staff there is friendly and the check in/out processes were easy and straight forward. I normally use Hertz as I am a Gold club member but this time since the rate that was offered for an extended rental was unbeatable, I decided to go with Enterprise; it was a good decision. Since the duration of my rental was longer than a month, Enterprise requested to have the contract re-written after a month from any location which was convenient (some sort of regulation). However, later on, when it was due for re-written Enterprise indicated that there is no need to do so as I already paid for the rental in full and the car will be returned 10 days later. As a courtesy, I got the car cleaned in and out before returning it. The car was a Dodge minivan; it was okay and satisfied the purpose for the trip. A sienna minivan would have been a nicer one, of course!

Economy car rental: All you need to know

If you're the type of person who is always looking for a deal and you are currently shopping for a car rental on a tight budget, an economy rental car is perfect for you. Economy vehicles come with fuel efficient four-cylinder engines that allow drivers to save more money at the pump. If you're stuck between renting a full-size sedan and a compact vehicle, book an economy car rental through CarRentals.com.

How much does it cost to rent an economy rental car?

There are several ways in which you can ensure you’re getting the best rates on your rental, including:

  • Comparing various rates and vehicles side-by-side to see which one fits your budgetary needs. CarRentals.com maintains relationships with dozens of agencies worldwide, enabling customers to view hundreds of quotes at one time;
  • Booking in advance - booking a rental at the last minute could cost you hundreds of dollars;
  • Being informed and realistic about what you need from a rental, such as the amount of mileage and fuel.

What kind of car is an economy?

Economy rentals are perfect for individuals or families who are looking for great deals on vehicles, regardless of their vacation destination. Economy cars offer enough room for the entire family yet come with the fuel efficiency of a compact vehicle. Whether you plan on taking the family to a relative's house or need to rent a car at your destination airport during a business trip, an economy car rental is the way to go.

Some of the vehicles that you may be able to rent include:

  • Chevrolet Spark
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Vauxhall Corsa or similar vehicles

Don't forget you can only book a category, not a car model.

How old do I have to be to rent an economy car rental?

Some companies require that drivers be at least 25 and under 65, though age restrictions tend to differ by car rental company and car type (bigger cars may have a higher age restriction). Drivers under or over the age restriction may be required to pay an additional fee or buy additional insurance in order to rent a vehicle.

Do I need insurance for renting an economy car?

Yes. The rental must be insured before you take it out on the road. Outside of the U.S., if the rental policy does not include insurance, the rental company will request proof of coverage or ask that you buy insurance directly from them. If you’re renting a vehicle in certain countries, like Mexico, you will have to buy additional local insurance.

In the U.S., your own car insurance or credit card insurance may cover you. The rates displayed for rentals on the U.S. website don’t include insurance, but if you’re a U.S. Citizen, you can purchase insurance at CarRentals.com checkout.

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

Don’t forget your driver’s license, insurance, and the credit card used to make your booking. Additional proof of ID may be required by the car rental company, so make sure you check the car rental company’s terms and conditions.

Is it possible to rent an economy car one-way?

Yes, one-way rentals are available. Restrictions and additional fees may apply and cross-border one-way rentals may be forbidden in some locations; contact your chosen car rental company to find out the cost of collecting and returning the vehicle at different locations.

What fuel policy is available for an economy rental car?

Among the hundreds of affordable vehicles listed on CarRentals.com, fuel-efficient hybrids will save you the most in fuel costs. Plus, with a full-to-full fuel policy, you will set off in your vehicle with a full tank, so it’s perfect for long road trips and weekend getaways alike. Remember to refill the tank before returning the rental to avoid additional costs.

Should I get unlimited miles with an economy car?

Most prices quoted on the site include unlimited mileage, which is perfect if you’re planning lots of driving, but local renters may have mileage restrictions, so check in advance.

When I rent an economy vehicle can I use a debit card?

You should aim to use a credit card when making a reservation, as debit cards are not widely accepted by rental car companies.

Cash, pre-paid cards, and gift cards are likewise not accepted for any reservation.

Did we answer all your questions? If you have more, visit our general car rental FAQ site . Now, get cheap discounts on some of the best economy cars available by booking your rental with CarRentals.com today!