Book National hire cars in Bakersfield

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Reviews for National in Bakersfield


" with low mileage"(in 349 reviews)
"Easy off"(in 174 reviews)
", with great efficiency."(in 185 reviews)


"No despite confirmation."(in 276 reviews)
" had terrible smell."(in 269 reviews)
"the I reserved wasn't available."(in 269 reviews)

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Reserved car was available for mePros:car requested and reserved was available and waiting for us.Cons:clerk was talking too much with customer ahead of me, just small talk and there was a line waiting to get their cars. It was nice that she was friendly but slowed down others from getting their cars.Reviewed 17 Aug 2018
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Pros:Pick up was excellent,Cons:.Reviewed 6 Mar 2018
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Pros:Drop off was smooth, attendant was efficient and friendly.Cons:Pick up was a laborious process due to system outage. Nothing was done to compensate and nothing was offered.Reviewed 20 Nov 2017
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Unexpected Frustrations - Never again!Pros:The car it self was comfortable (lowered score because the inside was dirty) for a smaller car and got great gas mileage.Cons:1. Fine print regarding company rules for National Car rental would not download for us to read before we went to pick up car, so we did not expect the $100 hold on a major credit card/not debit, customer service at the pick up location was to put it mildly unhelpful, sarcastic, smug, and didn't know when to stop repeating himself, even after I put my hand up and said "STOP". "I get what your saying, I would just like you to be empathic to my frustration." At which point he smiles and then finishes repeating his statement to me. 2. Husband gets into car and being the professional he is, found the car to be dirty. Takes it to a car wash so he can be comfortable in it, isn't this something that is suppose to be done before he even gets into the car? 3. While driving the car he discovers there is no windshield wiper fluid, so he can not remove any bugs that may be blocking his vision. Again isn't this supposed to be filled before he gets the car? I sure hope all the other fluids are ok. 4. Then a warning light flashed "Take to dealer immediately!" WAIT WHAT? My husband had been driving it for less than 20 minutes, on his way to a job interview, he can't call and talk with anyone the Bluetooth wont transfer any sound through the speakers, he's in the middle of now ware by now, he can't pull off or turn around, so he call's me to have me call and to find out if he needs to do anything. After being on hold for over 10 minutes I get through to the roadside customer claims office. I tell her I am not in the car, the closet town is about 100 miles away, the above info, and then she proceeds to ask me a few question, "where are you at now?" I'm at home, I'm not in the car, my husband is. "Ok mam, where is the car?" On the highway in the middle of nowhere (does nobody at this company listen when you are talking with them?) "Ok mam ,lets see if I can help you"...ask a few more questions I had already given her the answer to, finally she states she can't help me she needs to talk with my husband since he's the one driving the this point I am dumbfounded, he can't pull off anywhere safe to call you no exits and the Bluetooth isn't working....By this time the light has flashed "maintenance required", so my husband is no longer worried about the engine exploding just irritated as this is poor vehicle maintenance, a pet peeve of his. 5. Returning the car, my husband is delighted to see the same customer service rep as before (I am so making that up), the rep has the same attitude, makes my husband walk back out to the car to write the miles down (unlimited miles, we don't have to do that with Enterprise they'll do it for you), smugly says "I will have my guys do a better job at looking over the car before they go out with customers next time." Uh ok guy you do that but we will not be repeat customers with this company.Reviewed 27 Sep 2017
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3 day Altima rental car was a treat.Pros:Car was really the icing on cake . Plenty of room and was a smooth comfortable ride. I asked for a Camry but the agent at National recommended the Altima. Great car.Cons:Exterior was dirty and interior had soda residue on the passenger side.Reviewed 26 Sep 2017
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About my rentalCons:It was a great car and I had a good trip only the car smelled like ciggarettsReviewed 17 Jun 2017
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Pros:Great service and priceCons:N/AReviewed 6 Jun 2017
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Cons:Car wasn't very clean, smelled like cigarettes, gas tank wasn't completely full.Reviewed 11 Apr 2017
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ExcelentePros:Great service and quickReviewed 19 Jan 2017
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Great PricePros:Best price I received compare to other car rental company. I would rent again if the price is a much better offer than any other site.Reviewed 9 Jan 2017
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Pros:nothingCons:horrible experienceReviewed 12 Jul 2016
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If you want excellent service, use National.Pros:Good service. Car ready for pickup late evening and rental desk/cars easily accessible at the airport.Reviewed 8 Mar 2016
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Where can I find National hire cars in Bakersfield?


3701 Wings Way Ste 209


Monday08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday08:00 - 22:30
Thursday08:00 - 22:30
Friday08:00 - 22:30
Saturday08:00 - 22:30
Sunday08:00 - 22:30


+1 844 366 2657

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Most popular location

3701 Wings Way Ste 209

Most popular car type


Top tips for hiring a car from National in Bakersfield

  • Mini car hire from National in Bakersfield are around 4% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from National in Bakersfield

  • What is the most popular car hire from National in Bakersfield?

    Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from National in Bakersfield.

  • How many car hire locations does National have in Bakersfield?

    National has 1 hire location in Bakersfield. Take a look at our National hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does National have a car hire location at the airport: Meadows Field airport (BFL)?


  • Does National offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Meadows Field airport (BFL)?