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Economy Rent a Car customer reviews

4.7
MediocreBased on 3,217 verified guest reviews
4.7Value for money
5.1Comfort
5.3Cleanliness
4.6Pick-up/Drop-off
4.5Overall

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4.0 Mediocre
Cons:They put a $1,000 hold on my card and wanted my insurance policy
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4.8 Mediocre
Pros:Decent car.
Cons:Off site pick up. Extremely long waiting times to pick up and complete paperwork for car. A number of additional fees, including unnecessary insurance, that you have to take without proof of rental insurance coverage amounts. These fees and policies should be stated before renting. Final cost more than 3x estimate. Buyer beware! the experience reflects very poorly on KAYAK.
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3.2 Poor
Cons:Offsite with infrequent shuttles. Extra fees and charges. I would never deal with the them gain voluntarily. The price looked good, but wasn't worth the extra hassle and we ended up paying more. Key fob had no battery. No wiper liquid. felt like a nightclub, not a car rental place.
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4.4 Mediocre
Pros:I will never use this company again. Waited 30 min to just get helped with only 1 person in line in front of me. I was then told it's a Florida law that I need one of the insurances they provide . I was never told I could use my insurance by emailing prof of it, something that needs to be told when booking. Bill ended up being $109 extra because of it. I had a 2 hour drive to my destination and after getting there and talking to family members who also rented from other companies they all said they used theour own insurance. I called back and when talking about my situation I was told the only way of doing anything was to go back to that office 2 hrs each way!! I called back again asking for a manager before driving 4hrs round trip and was told they either weren't there or won't take calls. I was then hung up on. I called a 3rd time frustrated and was then told I should have went to another company!! So I called a 4th time just making certain and was told they would call me back in 10 minutes. After 30 min and no calls back I called a 5th time, the person told me " I told you they will call back" and was hung up on again. Called a 6th time mad and told them over the phone it's the worst service I've ever experienced. My wife and 1 made the 2hr trip all the way back, that ruined my entire 1st day of vacation too. We walked in and the guy I was talking to saw me and I could tell he couldn't believe we showed up!! Another employee helped redo out contract and I made the 2 hr drive back. I still don't believe the bill will truly ever be corrected but after spending 6 hrs behind the wheel making the trip 3 times and spending my extra cash on gas I'm not sure I even care. Don't ever use this company!! I'd rather uber and spend more than use Economy again.
Cons:My entire experience
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2.4 Bad
Pros:Car drop off was easy They allowed me to return the car on empty because of the horrible experience checking the car out Car was in good condition
Cons:Checking the car out was awful. It took over two hours from the time I walked in til I was sitting in the car. The whole place seemed unorganized and confused despite having what seemed like plenty of staff running around. The biggest complaint is that they make you take their insurance if you don't have your own insurance card on you! Who carries their insurance card on them?? And then, if you somehow convince them to take your own insurance by showing them a picture of your card taken by somebody at home while you wait an hour and a half online, they require a $1000 deposit!! Absurd. I will gladly pay the extra money to use another rent a car service that's actually at the airport and doesn't throw the extra fees and deposits down last minute.
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2.0 Bad
Cons:For the first time ever, I was forced to buy the liability coverage at $18/day even though I have my own car. The only way to avoid buying coverage was to show physical copy of my own insurance. If they had told me in advance, I would have either picked another company or brought physical copy! Misleading advertising - fraudulent practice! The car came with improperly inflated tires. And they hatchback had broken seat cover. It was way off airport! good 15-20 minute drive!
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5.6 Passable
Cons:Car smelled like cigarettes.
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2.0 Bad
Pros:Nothing
Cons:Arrived at the kiosk inside the terminal and was told that my reservation was voided because my arrival was an hour late (my departure was delayed in Miami due to weather) My question to Economy : why do you bother asking for flight information if you don't care to use it! Just because my flight is delayed does not imply I no longer need the car! The reason they voided the reservation was because they could rent it for much more than the rate they quoted through KAYAK. I ended up paying twice as much for the car because of their non existent customer service and unprofessional business practices, a warning to anyone traveling to Costa Rica and renting a car from "Economy"it is almost always cheaper to hire a taxi than to pay $100 per day and drive yourself. The Costa Rican rental car insurance requirements are criminal. I have travelled to Costa Rica since 1979 and will never rent a car from Economy again.
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2.0 Bad
Cons:What a waste of time and effort! There are any number of rental car outfits at the car rental center near the Ft. Lauderdale airport. Economy is none of those. There's a separate shuttle, occasionally. When you finally get to the Economy "office", there's a crowd of people with not enough organization to call it a "line". Three or four clerks will all be dealing with one confused customer, while everyone else waits... and waits... and waits. Then, once you finally reach the desk, and begin the paperwork, you present your driver's licence and registration, to show the out-of-state insurance stamp. Oh no, that won't be sufficient. In Florida, car rental requires that the renter carry their entire printed insurance policy with them at all times. === Guess what... no it doesn't. At every other auto rental place, all they need to see is your travel itinerary for returning home: airline booking info, whatever. But that's not good enough for Economy, no. === Well, we can call your insurance company (after hours on a random weekday?) to get all your policy info verified, but how will you be paying? You give them your MasterCard. Oh no, this is a DEBIT CARD, and Economy will NOT ACCEPT a debit card. This was clearly stated in the fine print of the final page of the online rental car agreement, somewhere in the 24 pages of boilerplate, which of course everyone is supposed to read. But since we are renting through KAYAK, we didn't see *that* information at all. How was my rental car experience? It was EXCELLENT! I cancelled my arrangements with Economy, made them shuttle me back to the airport, and made arrangements the next day to get a car through the first-rate, world-class, friendly folks at ENTERPRISE. The moral of this tale: Do Not Even BOTHER with ECONOMY. It's a waste of your time and they'll treat you like some kind of lowlife scum-weasel. If you want to be treated like a valued customer, go to ENTERPRISE. The sooner that Economy goes out of business, the better off we'll all be.
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5.2 Passable
Pros:Easy return.
Cons:The name Economy is a scam. They get you on $20 a day insurance required, unless you prove adequate coverage already. Credit card insurance doesn't work. After 20 minute off processing, and of course you are trapped there, you sign on the electronic scanner, not seeing what you're signing. And all this was after waiting forever in line. They sell you coffee while you wait, and AFTER you've signed you get offered a free cup, if the lady is even behind the counter then. So AFTER you've signed, they put your car in a line to be cleaned. I got tired of wasting my life so, while still waiting for the car, I walked back in and said I wanted out. THEN he instantly handed me a copy of what I supposedly signed that said no early returns. No getting out. Isn't there a law against that? But I caved and waited for the car. That paper shown me was taken away as soon as I'd seen it. It was the end of the day and I couldn't think right to react to all these surprises. When the car came we walked around it together looking at all the scratches which got noted. I did not get a copy of that. Pay more for an airport on site rental and you'll be better off.

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Where can I find Economy Rent a Car car rentals?

Address

Tobias Bolanos International Airport

Hours

Phone

+506 2299 2000

Address

Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport

Hours

Phone

+506 2299 2000

Address

Downtown San Jose

Hours

Phone

+506 2299 2000

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Most popular city

Fort Lauderdale

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

S$ 50/day

Good deal

S$ 16/day

Top tips for renting a car from Economy Rent a Car

  • 25% of our users found rental cars from Economy Rent a Car for S$ 39 or less
  • Book your rental car from Economy Rent a Car at least 8 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Economy car hire from Economy Rent a Car is around 60% cheaper than other car types, on average.

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