Car rental at Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport

Car rental at Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport

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Cincinnati, OH, United States - Cinci./N. Kentucky
19 Aug — 26 Aug
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Cincinnati, OH, United States - Cinci./N. Kentucky
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Rated no. 1
Alamo
Best rated
9 Excellent (272 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Alamo
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 9.1
  • 9.1
  • 9
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent3 Jul 2022
It was very easy to pick up and drop off the car
6.0 Good31 May 2022
A better car!
2.0 Mediocre29 Jan 2022
I landed and the rental car counter was closed at 11pm. I can't say for certain, but I believe I booked it for 11:30pm. Regardless, my flight arrived at 12am. I tried to find someone to help me and when I did find an Alamo person she said she couldn't help me. I then had to get an uber to the hotel and uber back in the morning. It was a pain and I will not be booking travel through Kayak anymore. I am a business traveler and rent with Hertz 95% of the time. This experience solidified my commitment to Hertz.
10.0 Excellent29 Nov 2021
Excellent new Arrangement at CVG Airport amazingly convenient
10.0 Excellent7 Sep 2021
Chevy Malibu mirrors are very small. Other than that it was great. I liked that the headlights come on automatically
10.0 Excellent1 May 2021
Everything was very convenient and easy.
10.0 Excellent26 Apr 2021
Staff was very friendly given the time of night when I arrived to rent my car.
8.0 Excellent5 Apr 2021
Staff was friendly and professionalOffer American cars. Foreign cars tend to be cheap and junky. Also it would be nice if the cars were at the airport instead of needing a transport to and from.
8.0 Excellent23 Mar 2021
The staff was friendly and helpful.My flight arrived after closing hours of the car rental. I call Alamo who informed that they will stay two hours after the arrival of my flight. What a relief.
8.0 Excellent12 Mar 2021
Staff was friendlyCar alarm maintaince require
Rated no. 2
Enterprise
8.9 Excellent (34 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 8.9
  • 8.8
  • 8.9
  • 9.1
  • 8.5
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent14 Sep 2021
Friendly staff, clean car and I had a choice. Only thing I don’t like is the extra $100 credit card hold from the car rental and $400 required airport hold because I was a local renter. Both which are still pending in my AmEx 2 days after return.
10.0 Excellent11 Jul 2021
The car was clean, no problems while driving.
9.6 Excellent5 Oct 2020
Easy pickup experience, I feel like they didn't haggle me for things and we were in and out so quick.Nothing that I can think of!
2.0 Mediocre15 Jul 2020
Nothing
6.8 Good13 Jul 2020
The set of keys being cabled together. If you lose one you lose both. Didn’t understand why it was.an up charge to add my wife as a driver?
10.0 Excellent26 May 2020
Staff was very friendly at both pick up and drop off.No improvement recommendations!
10.0 Excellent4 May 2020
Yes. At both locations.Nothing. Everything went well!
8.8 Excellent11 Oct 2019
The staff was very friendly, helpful, and both the shuttle drivers and the employees at the rental location were helpful.
10.0 Excellent24 May 2019
Easy in; easy out!!!
9.6 Excellent29 Apr 2019
Post Enterprise sign for drop off location. It’s not where the other companies are located for rental car returns.
Rated no. 3
Hertz
8.2 Excellent (95 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Hertz
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 8.4
  • 8.4
  • 8.2
  • 8.1
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
6.0 Good9 Aug 2022
They didn’t have the correct drop off and raised the price of the rental
10.0 Excellent4 Jul 2022
Easy pick up and drop off. Nice car and good value!
10.0 Excellent4 Jun 2022
Safety deposit not disclosed before arrival at the counter. Staff was courteous and professional. The car was clean and in good repair.
10.0 Excellent9 May 2022
Service was good. I could’ve gotten a discount for first time customer.
4.0 Okay29 Apr 2022
The car they gave me wreaked of smoke smell. Then they gave me another one with little direction. The drop off was a nightmare, no signage, completely unclear about what to do, no outside attendants. The whole experience was confusing.
10.0 Excellent1 Mar 2022
The car was not as comfortable for my wife as hoped but we had no problems and the experience was very positive! Would definitely rent here again!
10.0 Excellent1 Dec 2021
Outside of car was dirty
8.0 Excellent5 Nov 2021
The pickup was slow, took awhile because there was only 1 computer working and very confusing. The agent actually took a call during my pick up! I also had to go through the reservation process even though I prepaid. Drop off was really easy!
7.9 Good12 Oct 2021
The service was very easy and convenient. I didn't appreciate the clerks efforts to make us upgrade to a bigger car. When we didn't, she was very condescending.
10.0 Excellent11 Oct 2021
Fast pickup and drop off. Good car selection. Price is still a little high, but better than most!
Rated no. 4
Thrifty
8 Excellent (75 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 8.3
  • 8.4
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent1 Jul 2022
Nothing
8.0 Excellent16 Nov 2021
The first car they gave me made a grinding sound when I pressed the brakes in the airport garage, but they changed it out for an upgraded car with no fuss.
10.0 Excellent31 Aug 2021
All good.
1.9 Horrible12 Aug 2021
I flew into the airport at midnight but they closed at 10 pm. Very frustrating. Had to Uber and $88 to get to my hotel. I will never use thrifty or dollar rent a car ever again.
2.0 Mediocre7 May 2021
I was charged twice for the rental. Once when I booked the rental through CarRentals.com, I paid $301.08 and was told I had to pay a remaining $86.01 at pickup. When I picked up the vehicle, I was charged a full $387.99.
2.0 Mediocre9 Jan 2021
Nothing. There was absolutely nothing I liked about this company or my experience.I booked this rental one week ahead of the day I needed it. I called ahead to be sure that I had every document that I needed and the method of payment would be accepted. I was told that I would be able to use my bank card and it could be run as credit (because it has the master card logo on it); just bring my social security card with me as a second form of identification. I have five credit cards in my name and making enough of a payment on one of them to be able to use it for the rental was well within means. However, I didn't think I needed to do that because I was told that I could use my bank card. I showed up to get my rental on the day I was supposed to. I was to leave town the next day at 5 a.m. I was told that, no, I could not use that card and, since I didn't pay my credit card bill enough to cover the cost of the rental, I had no car to use and no one could do anything for me at all. To be clear, I did not have a flight. I was renting the car local to use to go out of town for three days. I did mention this to the person that I called because I have never rented from near an airport before. They told me on the phone that everything would be absolutely fine. I asked twice, are you sure? I was told yes both times. Since it was noon and I needed the car the next day at 5 a.m., it was impossible for me to go to a different company to find a rental. Everyone needs a 24 hour notice. On top of all of it, I drove 35 minutes one way (this took about an hour and fifteen minutes out of my day) and the lady I spoke with when I went to pick up the car was extremely rude. I could not be more disappointed. Very, very bad communication and very, very bad service.
4.4 Okay28 Sep 2020
Thought the price was good until I was told taxes weren’t includedTerribly long line to pickup the car
9.6 Excellent15 Mar 2020
Staff was friendly and the price was amazing.
9.6 Excellent11 Feb 2020
Quick drop offThe salesman asked if I wanted to upgrade to a Charger for $18 extra a day so I said no. Then he’s looking over my shoulder as he’s filling out my paperwork and says wow they’re really fixing you up today and I turn around to see a very nice Cadillac sedan pull up. So I was like- for real? Is this an upgrade for free for some reason? He then stated no- just an option. This was very deceptive in my opinion. He was nice but I felt disrespected as though he thought I was stupid. I work for high end businesses in the financial district in San Francisco. I know a bad salesman when I see them. He was nice but pretty sly.
8.4 Excellent31 Dec 2019
Needed a corporate rate. Never received one. Was charged for 3 hours over. Would have been cheaper to keep for a 5 th day.
Rated no. 5
Budget
7.7 Good (77 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Budget
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 7.5
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre9 Aug 2022
I waited for 30 minutes in a line that was nearly out the door, and e en though there were three people at the counter only 1 person checked out during that time. I abandoned my reservation and grabbed a new one from Enterprise right there on the spot and was out the door 3 minutes later.
8.0 Excellent9 Aug 2022
Slower check-in process than other rental counters next to me.
6.0 Good20 Jul 2022
Trucks steering was very strange, did not like it. Vehicle smelled like someone had previously smoked in it, air freshener did not help.
2.0 Mediocre16 Jul 2022
Made reservation for car rental and did not have any cars to rent.
2.0 Mediocre14 Jul 2022
They had no cars available never got rental
6.0 Good19 Mar 2022
Very difficult to extend by one day!
2.0 Mediocre21 Feb 2022
Booked for 109, end up paying 210. Unbelievable hidden fees. Smaller car than reserved. Car was already assigned to someone else, they make me get out of car and wait. Had to check vin#. Person at the gate was rude. Never again.
2.0 Mediocre4 Feb 2022
My flight was canceled, so I canceled my car reservation. I got a cancellation number, but I did not receive the email it said I would receive. I wasn’t too worried; maybe it went to spam. But, they still charged me for the rental. So, who knows what that cancellation number was.
4.0 Okay1 Jan 2022
Price advertised on Kayak was $400 less than the amount I had to pay for the rental. Kayak should be more clear about the total price when comparing option.
6.0 Good7 Dec 2021
Car is kinda old
Rated no. 6
Payless
7.3 Good (53 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Payless
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 7.4
  • 7.7
  • 7.4
  • 7.6
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
6.0 Good7 Jun 2022
The van was ok, it was kind of loud. The weather stripping around the doors didn’t seal. So it sounded like a window was down all the time. The most aggravating thing was the key fob wouldn’t lock or unlock the doors. We made a lot of stops on our trip, so it was inconvenient to have to unlock with the key. It was clean the smell was a little rough at first, but we put lavender sachets around in it and it was ok. The air conditioning was really strong, so that was great.
2.0 Mediocre6 Jun 2022
Understanding that the this is a contract with a owner/operator brand! The 12 pass van we rented had roaches (even had a roach motel in the van). Did not have window washer fluid in vehicle. Had a warped brake pad on front passenger wheel. SEVERAL broken items. HORRIBLE!
2.0 Mediocre1 Mar 2022
I had a reservation and I was told multiple times that they have an after hours person to take care of late flights or delayed flights for an hour an a half after they closed which I was also told multiple times that they closed at 10pm. They had taken my flight information and said they would be tracking it.They gave me the direct number to that location and I started calling at 7:30pm to contact them directly, I made over 65 calls, it always went to voice mail which said it was full and if I stayed on the line it would hang up. My flight was delayed and I ran to the rent car desk and arrived at 11:15pm still with in the 1-1/2 hour window, and was told by another rent car company that they had left between 9-9:30pm. that they never stay late. All other companies were out of cars so I had to Uber to my 1hour destination at $95.00. I called the toll free number they said I could pick it up in the morning. So I would have to spend the night at the airport. WHAT SERVICE IS THIS!!!!!!
2.0 Mediocre13 Dec 2021
The agent told us our licenses (both my partner's and mine) could not be verified, and therefore, they could not rent a car to us. We both have un-expired Massachusetts licenses, with no misdemeanors or felonies, and have not had any issues renting cars recently. When we tried to ask for more information, or provide details like our recent address change, they said there was nothing they could do. I believe this was an issue with Payless's systems, as again, we both have up to date, valid licenses. I will not be renting with Payless again given a choice.
2.0 Mediocre22 Nov 2021
Bigger, not smell like cigarettes
8.0 Excellent15 Nov 2021
The car is new, fast, clean and economy The only thing there is narrow view and there are zones where you can't notice cars next to you
1.9 Horrible21 Sep 2021
A throng of people waiting and only two workers for three agencies: Payless, Avis and Budget. Out of those workers, only one was competent. Ridiculous. The problem is that agencies don't want to pay a living wage and folks can just decide not to come to work.
7.9 Good23 Aug 2021
Had smokey odor but managed to get it cleared up.
8.0 Excellent1 Jul 2021
ConvenientCould actually have an attendant at the location.
10.0 Excellent17 Jun 2021
I was a bit hesitant to rent form Payless, as I'd never herad of them. But they are part of the Avis and Budget organization and were a fantastic value!!
Rated no. 7
Dollar
6.7 Good (52 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Dollar
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
  • 6.6
  • 6.7
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre10 Jul 2022
I was upgraded and the car I was upgraded to broke down. I had to wait for a tow truck to return me to the airport to rent another car. Wasted four hours of my travel day
6.0 Good24 Jun 2022
The tires had very low tread. Didn’t seem safe to me. Also the front and rear wiper blades were worn down and didn’t function properly. These issues caused me to wonder if there could have potentially been other maintenance items neglected.
6.0 Good21 Dec 2021
Didn’t got the vehicle which I booked.
2.0 Mediocre27 Oct 2021
lengthy wait (30 minutes) in long line to pick-up car, then unable to exit rental facility in assigned car because it had a "lost and found hold" on it; entire process took in excess of 1 hour
3.9 Mediocre25 Sep 2021
I rented through Dollar, and everything on the website was fine. However, once I got to the pick up location, my card got declined. I moved some money around and went to try again, and the woman working said I couldn’t use the same card because it had already gotten declined. It would have been nice for her to tell me that before I put all of my money into that card. My father ended up paying for it because I didn’t know what else to do. Then when I got back to drop off the car, there were no instructional signs. I went inside and stood in line for 30 minutes for the lady to give me a blank stare and tell me the man already checked in my car and I should have gotten an email. I still got the hard copy of the receipt in case anything else happened. Overall, it was a pretty rough experience.
3.9 Mediocre21 Sep 2021
Dollar closed their lot. -----Couldn't find it. Finally discovered they moved into the Hertz building with Thrifty several blocks away -- found it by just guessing! No sign, no phone number, nothing at the closed lot. That wasn't convenient. Waited and waited in line. When finally got to the check-out person, she was nice, HOWEVER, the price we were quoted on Priceline was NOT the actual price. We received a "pay now bill" of $63 for "fees," "service charge" and other miscellaneous costs that were never mentioned when we reserved the car. We pre-paid the whole amount and thought we were set. WRONG. Will not be going to Dollar or Priceline again. Did not like the SURPRISE bill once we were at the counter to pick up the car.
10.0 Excellent19 Sep 2021
The rental agent worked me into an upgrade for slightly less money. Long line to p/u vehicle
10.0 Excellent24 Apr 2017
Great experiencecustomer service was friendly, hassle free, quick to resolve my issue.First car offered smelled like smoke. Dollar quickly got us a nice new car. i was happy.
2.0 Mediocre18 Apr 2017
AwfulPoor service, crazy price changes, never again
8.4 Excellent27 Feb 2017
Little more customer service neededQuck shuttle serviceWe were given no explanation regarding drop off at 5am. Had to stop by day prior to confirm shuttle ran that early. Maybe should have asked at pickup but was in a hurry to pick up other family at airport. No explanation or overview if van.... Here are the keys..ho get it yourself basically.
Rated no. 8
National
9.7 Excellent (10 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
National
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 9.3
  • 9.3
  • 9.8
  • 9.2
  • 9.7
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent28 Nov 2021
Very efficient. Car seats were boosters with backs but were not great considering they each 10$/day
10.0 Excellent20 Jul 2021
Car ran a little rough and was a bit stinky. The reason they recieved excellent was the check in and check out was organized and swift. The people working in both situations were wonderful and professional and pleasant!
10.0 Excellent1 Aug 2020
Super easy pick-up and drop-off!
9.2 Excellent8 Jan 2016
Good rideI like the fiat 500xNo drop off Personel, no envelopes for night box.
Rated no. 9
Sixt
6.5 Good (7 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Sixt
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 8.2
  • 7.1
  • 6.5
  • 6.2
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent28 Jul 2022
Perfect
6.0 Good18 Jul 2022
It was very easy to Pick up, but the drop off was very confusing and there wasn’t any explanation of what to do if they lot was full (which it was). Also, when dropping off at 6am there was an empty desk with no clear directions of where to leave the keys. I ended up leaving them with a competitor company and just hoping they made it to the sixt desk. This could have been avoided if there were some directions given before drop off.
2.0 Mediocre2 May 2022
Instructions for pick up location delayed my travel plans. And then they kept my $250 deposit. When I called the 888 number to sort it out, they had a message saying no one is available by phone and to use the website or app to make changes.
8.0 Excellent30 Apr 2022
Clearer instructions at drop off. There was No attendant present, so stood around for a while. There was a box that said drop keys in envelope here, but there were no envelopes.
2.0 Mediocre18 Apr 2022
Desk was closed when arrived despite putting arrival time on order, so they sold a rental despite being closed at the arrival time. Called to customer service, when finally figured out how to talk to human, they said I would have to return the next day. Obviously that wasn't an option, so I rented on site from Enterprise. I'm still trying to get a refund, getting to a human to talk to is difficult to do, put a dispute in via credit card company.
10.0 Excellent19 Mar 2022
Customer service agent Mark D. provided some exceptional customer service. It reminded me of a bygone era of attentiveness and luxury. A great rental experience because of him.
Rated no. 10
Avis
6.3 Good (11 reviews)
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Avis
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
  • 6.5
  • 7
  • 6.3
  • 5.6
  • 5.8
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre19 Feb 2022
If you don't have any cars available stop taking reservations
1.9 Horrible23 Aug 2021
30/45 minute wait. No one there knows what is going on. They couldn’t find keys to car I rented so gave me a cigarette smelling cheap car instead.
4.4 Okay10 Oct 2020
The pick up process was ridiculous. It took 30 minutes for the shuttle to pick us up. Then once there it took another 30 minutes waiting in line to get the paperwork. Even with a parking lot full of cars we had to wait yet again for them to drive a car up from the recent drop off area.
5.6 Okay28 Mar 2017
Friendly staffVery friendly sales associate that assured me that the woman in Des Moines Iowa was in the wrong for adding those insurance options and over charging us without permission.Older gentleman checking gas clearly can not see bc I filled the car up with gas before return and he said I did not.
5.2 Okay24 Sep 2016
Not the best car rental experienceHelp in Erlanger was great. Attendant was patient and checked to see prices for different drop off locations in Savannah.Was charged much more than the estimate at drop off. Car felt unstable on the road. Attendants in Savannah were not helpful when I inquired as to why I was charged more.
Easirent
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Easirent
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
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Sunnycars
1 location in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
Sunnycars
Locations in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport
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686 travellers who rented a car in Cincinnati Cinci./N. Kentucky Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.3

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