Pros: I like to the Space and the gas mileage impressed with how far I got and only had to fuel up once
13 Nov 2015
Good clean cars but the insurance is to high!
Pros: Clean car!
25 Nov 2015
Great car, great price, but smokey
Cons: After we drove away we began to smell and feel the effects of a car that had been smoked in and covered up by air freshener. As my wife and I are both very allergic to cigarette smoke, we had to drive the whole trip with the windows down or cracked enough to let in fresh air. The good news is Advantage gave us 20% refund upon out return and lodging our disappointment.
30 Nov 2015
Pros: the staff at ABQ were very helpful especially the ladies at the counter.
7 Dec 2015
It was great
Pros: Easy and cheap.
7 Dec 2015
Pros: All good, thanks!
14 Jan 2016
Pros: the price was fantastic! the car was great. got great mileage.
Cons: not a thing!
8 Feb 2016
Cons: said i was renting a jeep Cherokee and got something completely different, no 4x4 and then had to extra 400$ to get what i needed
was very disappointed
21 Feb 2016
OK, part good, part not so good.
Pros: Price and value.
The car itself was new and good quality.
Rental shuttle service at the Sunport is shared with all agencies, and the service and schedule are poor.
Cons: Had to get a second pre-drive inspection due to weak documentation of existing damage.
The deposit policy was unusual and not previously disclosed, and proved to be a pain.
Pickup was slow for a variety of reasons.
21 Feb 2016
no car when arrived after booking months in advanc
Pros: Dollar - the car company in the next kiosk took pity on me at 11:30 PM on Sat. night and gave me a car at the same prce - boy was I lucky!
The Dollar car was very excellent and so was their service.
Again - very lucky that they were next door and gave a great deal!!!
Cons: When I arrived at the desk - the agent said she had no cars left! Never had that happen! I would say at least 6 people that were renting were in a similar situation!
Did not get the rental because the office was clos
Cons: My assumption was that the Enterprise office was at the airport. This was wrong. My plane arrived at 7PM. This rental was placed at a downtown office that closed at 6PM. I had to rent from the Enterprise at the airport. They didn't have an intermediate car so I paid $184 instead of the $107 quoted. Kayak did not share everything I needed to know. Disappointing.
6 Oct 2016
Pros: Drop off was super quick and easy!
Cons: Wasn't aware of the deposit charge. The deposit was accidentally charged twice, then one charge was immediately refunded, however in that interim my bank charged me an overdraft fee. Took me about 20 minutes at the bank to get it reversed.
20 Oct 2016
Quick and easy
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff. Checking in was super fast and easy even at a different location. Nice car too. Very happy!
Cons: Nothing to report.
25 Nov 2016
Rent where no man has gone before
Pros: Availability of car selection and locations. Return process was efficient.
Cons: Car wasn't immediately available on arrival at rental location. But minimal wait time.
30 Nov 2016
Pros: Great service but I wanted a smaller truck which would have been cheaper and better mpg
14 Sep 2016
Pros: I shouldve called enterprise directly. I asked to rent from airport to airport. Kayak misrepresented the pick up was a $20. Cab fare from alb. The convertable I reserved, never happened. Thank goodness the girl at the off lot place was great.
Cons: I will never again use kayak for ANYTHING
19 Oct 2016
Pros: We got upgraded to a heavy duty truck which was very unexpected.
Cons: The gas mileage is of course not as good but they through a few goodies in to sweeten the deal all for less than what we had originally paid for.
21 Oct 2016
Pros: Excellent customer service!!
2 Dec 2016
The best place to get a rental car in ABQ
Pros: Friendly Staff. Easy commute to from the airport. Fast service. Great car selection.
7 Dec 2016
Pros: I had no problem with any part of the care rental
Cons: 1. Long line at the rental desk - with just ONE employee working there at the time.
2. They had NO (zero) cars available EXCEPT ONE Nissan Frontier mid-size pick-up truck. (I had reserved a compact car). The two renters in line ahead of me were told they could wait for a car to become available - or
go to another car rental desk.
3. I chose to take the pick-up truck as I did not have the luxury of waiting an unknown amount of time for a compact. The rental price was the same as my compact reservation price, but I ended up paying a LOT more for gas.
21 Oct 2015
Quick, painless rental at Albuquerque.
Pros: No problems, no hassles, good car.
Cons: Can't think of a thing.
23 Nov 2015
Pros: Absolutely nothing
Cons: Unbelievably slow, but that was only the beginning. The agent said my (only) card was being declined, twice. Called my bank, Payless had not been declined, hadn't even connected. I stood in line behind one person for a further 45 minutes, and this time the agent said they had a new "system", and it couldn't read my card! He suggested I try another rental company, so I tried, but cost was exorbitant. So after TWO AND A HALF HOURS trying to rent a car, almost all of it spent at the Payless desk, I decided to use a taxi. It was a good decision. They were cheaper than a car would have been, even Payless, prompt and courteous. This is the second time I've tried unsuccessfully to rent a car from Payless at ABQ, and for sure the last.
20 Feb 2016
Pros: The process was so simple and easy. I would definitely use them again.
22 Feb 2016
Pros: decent care for a reasonable price
Cons: at pick-up sales person tried to sell me an upgrade, then added some kind of roadside emergency coverage without my consent ($4.99/day), and misinformed me about local gas prices hoping to entice me to purchase pre-pay gas option. The cost shown on my original reservation was $205 and the initial contract the agent printed up was $275. I hate this kind of nickel-dime stuff at the desk and he had to redo the contract to remove the roadside emergency coverage that he hadn't mentioned and thought I wouldn't notice which cost me time at the counter. I know employees are trained in these deceptive practices and find it deplorable.
3 Mar 2016
Pros: Customer service and quality of the vehicle were excellent.
Cons: I HATE HIDDEN FEES! It's. Equivalent to being lied to. My $99 agreement became $172 when I turned in the car. To me it is fraud.
18 Apr 2016
Pros: The Albuquerque rental center is amazing. Wonderful. The dropoff was especially easy and smooth. I'll be using Payless again, for sure.
28 Apr 2016
Pros: The staff was very friendly and took care of everything I needed right away
24 May 2016
Pros: The employees I had interaction with were very nice. I just wish they had a way to staff the counter/booth all the time.
Cons: When I returned the car no one was in the booth. There was a note "I'll be back in 20 minutes". I was unable to wait 20 minutes because I had to catch a plane. It was uncomfortable just putting the keys in the box. I still have not received a receipt for my rental car 2 days later.
24 May 2016
Pros: Good car
Cons: Overcharged. I was promised a charge around $240 upon pickup. I had paid $60 for insurance offered by kayak. The clerk tried signing me up for the insurance Payless offers, amounting to a total of over 500 dollars. Had i not been alert, i would have signed up for both policies.
I was also overcharged on my credit card; Payless estimated the overall cost for the week would be around 240 dollars, though a charge of 319 dollars has appeared on my statement.
Cons: i showed up with my printed out confirmed , reserved reservation for a car for 8 day rental and got to office, no cars... after 2 hrs of calls and saying I'm not leaving without a car.. hertz send me to their repair center and they gave me one. ran fine, just had no shocks left so handled very poorly.. then, they tried to charge me more since they had no cars for me under my reserved contract... horrible customer service my local office manager also... she was sick from eating some food she liked by had allergic reactions to, but kept eating it?????
i'll avoid hertz at all costs..!! joe austin tx.
6 Aug 2016
Pros: Great, fuel-efficient car; easy pick-up and drop-off
14 Oct 2016
Car was fine. But Off Airport Location was a drag
Cons: Car was not available at the airport. We had to take a $30 cab ride plus tip to get the prepaid car at a distant in-town Hertz location. We had to wait for a car to be prepped, when cars had been available at the airport.
16 Oct 2016
Pros: The customer service was excellent. Martin was very personable.
Cons: The rental car had a long scratch on the driver door, but they were already aware of it so we didn't have any problems with that.
5 Oct 2016
Cons: Tire kept leaking. Dangerous for freeway driving. Not the car I requested, damper on my trip because the car way to small for our luggage.
7 Nov 2016
Pros: Bus service was quick and without issues. Driver was courteous and helpful.
Cons: Like many larger airports, drop off is a remote rental car center.
4 Dec 2016
Could have been better.
Pros: I liked that it was reasonably comfortable for my size, it held a lot of luggage and it was great on fuel economy.
Cons: The car had not been cleaned when I picked it up. A drink had been left in the car's cup holder and there was uneaten candy in the back seat. I asked for an ice scraper to clean the frosted windshield, also I was heading into the Colorado mountains and wanted to be safe. I was told there wasn't a scraper and to wait for the defroster to do its job. The left front tire had much more wear than the others and it pulled a little to the left.
6 Apr 2016
Pros: Everything was great from checking the car out for rental to delivery. No problems!
15 Aug 2016
Pros: I "signed up for" Albuquerque Airport, but the actual location was a $20 uber ride into the suburbs (both ways) - probably my fault for not reading the fine print on the pick-up location and checking googlemaps, but I had searched for "Airport." At the pick-up, I was informed there were two Hertz locations even closer to the airport than the one I got. the airport loc also said they were out of cars. it's as if the different locations are competing with each other. The price was OK even with the uber, but at the return, I got slapped with the taxes (another $30), In other words: $70 and two extra hours of travel not expected.
23 Mar 2016
Last car left at pickup lot, dirty and gas tank no
Pros: I really liked the customer service, I thought both of the ladies at pickup and drop off were excellent customer service reps but that was the only good part of the experience unfortunately.
Cons: I booked a Rav4 or similiar SUV on kayak.com and got a fair price for my trip I thought. However when I turned up to the Albuquerque city location I was told that they did not know how I made the booking... the only vehicle they had left was a toyota Yaris - and I needed the suv because I was transporting posessions in boxes and I had a few bags as well. I was on a deadline so I had to just jam them all in and hope for the best. In the vehicle, once everything was in, the only space left to sit was the drivers seat. Whats more is the car was filthy, inside and out. We did the usual walk around the vehicle and I signed off as being okay. Then I went inside to use the washroom and when I jumped back in the vehicle and started driving I reallised that the gas tank was not full. I drove 6 hours from Albuquerque to Denver being uncomfortable and all I was able to get was 14$ off the original price. All in all, not a very enjoyable experience.
Rental car was clean, roomy and got good gas mileage. Comfortable and handled well in snowy conditions. GPS worked very well even in remote areas of northern New Mexico.
Cons: Slow leak in left rear tire required continual filling. At pickup I was informed that I could not use my Bank of America debit card. This meant that my traveling companion needed to use her card which added approximately $200 more for the rental (extra driver and other charges). I was quoted $230 online but ended up paying around $560. At pick up the woman at the counter said I could sign up for a top-up refill at $1.98 a gallon which I did. At return, I was charged for an entire tank of gas at $1.98, not a top-up. I will not use Dollar Car Rental again.
18 Oct 2015
Pros: Customer service, transaction speed, car choices
26 Oct 2015
Oops! Did not go to Albuquerque
Pros: I thought this was for another city where I rented a car from Dollar. Sorry! Anyway, everything at that Dollar local was perfect.
2 Nov 2015
Pros: Got upgraded for free to SUV
Cons: Had to return car once for broken AC system
17 Nov 2015
Bait and switch
Cons: When I booked the car, I booked a standared, but when I got to the rental, even though I had selected the standard car, it was selected as generic and what is avalible for that price. Which was the pint size Chevy Sonic, Ford Fiesta or Chevy Aero. Bottom line, know what you are renting.
29 Nov 2015
Land of enchantment
Pros: Easy to pick and drop. Fast checkout.
Cons: Car showed engine trouble 30 miles into the drive. Given we were far enough couldn't ask for a replacement car.
7 Dec 2015
Pretty darn good
Pros: Car drove lovely, heater worked perfectly for the weather we were in.
Cons: I didn't even know they made cars where you had to roll up your own window.
Car was pricey for a compact.
15 Jan 2016
you get what you pay for
Pros: easy pick up and drop off
Cons: car underpowered, interior was dirty -- windshield really dirty inside and out. no windshield washer fluid. had to stop and buy some at first exit after pickup at rental lot.
5 Mar 2016
Cheap and dirty
Pros: The desk service agent was terrific.
Cons: I paid more for the "special" than economy. I was expecting a compact or better. The car was an economy. It was not clean. It had cheap crank windows. I didn't have time to run back to the counter to ask for another car, or I would have.
They only had one service person (in the middle of the day) to check me out. The wait was too long. I've never waited that long to turn the car in before.
7 Mar 2016
Pros: I had a great experience from the moment I stepped up to the counter to turning in the keys. Thank you.
Pros: The reservation was simple to make and customer service answered all of my questions.
5 Sep 2016
Pros: Check in was fast and easy. The car was a Nissan Versa and drove really well and was clean. Return was crazy easy.
13 Sep 2016
Easy Pick-up and Return. Price was very good. Ca
Pros: Great gas mileage. Super friendly and professional Alamo employees. Car was new, clean and had directions for Alamo rental location and surrounding areas in compartment, which was very handy. Price was very good.
15 Sep 2016
Alamo economy rental
Pros: No complaints whatsoever. Apparently Alamo and National share a counter, workers, and fleet of cars in Albuquerque. Got a Ford Fiesta tiny little thing for just a shade over $10/day. Three days ended up costing $35, spent more on gas than on renting the car. And the car was surprisingly smooth, an enjoyable ride up to Raton and back as well as driving around Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
Staff was efficient and courteous on pickup and drop-off, car was cheap and more than adequate, plenty clean. Great value in my eyes.
17 Sep 2016
Pros: Drop off was very easy
Cons: Car was a bit old. No back up camera
19 Sep 2016
EVERYTHING WENT SMOOTHLY
Pros: The fact that we had no problems
10 Oct 2016
Cons: Too much money.
15 Oct 2016
Cons: 1st class operation...fast easy check in
17 Oct 2016
ABQ Airport Alamo a Joy to Work with
Pros: Fast check out. Friendly staff at the counter and on the lot. Nice car. Great, easy, fast return. Very helpful!
25 Oct 2016
Friendly service, easy and convenient
Pros: Service was wonderful. There was a computer glitch with the first rental and Alamo gave me a complimentary upgrade with a smile. Highly recommend.
Cons: Grumpy employees
The "compact" car I was given is classified as "subcompact" by other car rental companies
18 Nov 2015
Easy Drop Off At The Airport
Pros: Easy to deal with.
Cons: No complaints on the drop off.
11 Oct 2016
Pros: quick check-in. clean car.
Cons: Car had some kind of transmission problem. Sluggish with acceleration problems. Delays in returning car. One guy for a lot of over 50 cars. Also, at checkout our final bill was MUCH higher than printed quote. Some sort of typo caused by clerk at check-in that resulted in an over charge of more than $200 while attempting check-out. This error took 7 days to adjust on our credit card statement.
11 Oct 2016
Cons: I TURNED THE CAR IN TWO DAYS EARLY AND THEY WOULD NOT ADJUST THE PRICE.
7 Dec 2015
Cons: YOU GUYS ARE TERRRIBLE
YOU SENT ME TO A LOCATION OFF SITE AWAY FROM THE ALB AIRPORT
AND THEY CLOSED WHEN MY FLIGHT FINALLY ARRIVED
I WAS FORCED TO PAY 3X THE AMOUNT
IF YOU REALLY CARE ABOUT CUSTOMER FEEDBACK YOU WILL CALL ME DIRECTLY 415-459-4590
(second time i write)
17 Oct 2016
Pros: I liked that the pick up and drop off services was easy.
Cons: Customer service could have been better.
8 Jul 2016
be sure you select the car rental at the airport.
Pros: The car was fine, and car rental staff were very helpful.
Cons: We thought we were renting a car at the airport, but it turned out the car rental came from a location that required a cab ride. KAYAK, please make it clearer when a car rental is at the airport or is off site and requires a ride to get there.
8 Mar 2016
Caution when car rentals are not a part of airport
Pros: Budget personnel at the Albuquerque Airport get five stars for finding us a AWD SUV and getting us on our way for a reasonable up charge for airport taxes and especially under the circumstances! We cannot thank Gil enough!
Cons: We reserved a Budget SUV that turned out to be in downtown Albuquerque. By the time we were told we had to take the shuttle back to the airport to get a $40 cab ride to the other location it would have been too late in the day to rent the SUV. A caution should be noted on addresses that are not connected to the shuttle service from airports.
Also noting rental closing times.
25 Jul 2016
Deceptive booking price vs. actual price
Pros: The car was relatively clean, but smelled like cigarettes.
Cons: Final cost was more than twice the cost listed on the reservation.
21 Aug 2016
Pros: Changed drop off at no extra charge. Changed to Coors rd from Airport.
Cons: We came in before midnight and it took us an hour to just pick up our car, it was already reserved and paid for. Avis was closed thus we had to go to Budget. There should be a faster system if you don't want any add ons.
30 May 2016
Pros: The car was spacious and was at a great price
19 Jun 2016
Wrong location got a bait and switch
Cons: I flew into Albuquerque Avis said my rental was at a location 30 minutes away and I had to rent a vehicle for 3x the original rental rate. They had me hostage I had no choice, my reservation was in the system and nothing was attempted to help other that take advantage of the situation.
26 Jun 2016
Cons: Office was unattended during normal posted hours. No drop off envelopes in box. Charged extra 15$ for fuel/service for no reason.
8 Jul 2016
Great Experience!! Easy, Quick and on the Road :)
Pros: Great Price, Friendly Staff, Great Experience!
Pros: The drop off experience was very good, with very friendly/understanding attendants.
Cons: I don't know for sure, but it seems like more than a coincidence that a very damaged car was provided to the renter (me) who would drive it far away (one way rental). Worse was that they made no effort to detail the numerous damages to the car. I'm accustomed to having to check out a car, including going over damages. This pickup points expects you to drive away. I had to find someone and make them document the damaged trunk (like someone pried it open with a crow bar) and dislodged bumper; and many small dings. Furthermore, there was dirt inside. I was charged 2.5 times their local rate and was given their worst car, with service that bordered on deceptive. Thrifty, who is one in the same as Dollar at ABO, is NO LONGER my rental company of choice.
8 Apr 2016
Fraud alert!! Added $75/day CDW - I had already b
Pros: Nothing outweighed the negative that they fraudulently added their own CDW when I already bought the Allianz insurance from Kayak!!!
Cons: We prepaid for the Allianz insurance through Kayak - Thrifty added their own anyway - $75 per day!!!!! Beware!!!!! Scam scam scam ... See other reviews!!!
17 Apr 2016
Pros: Vehicle was very comfortable and the representative was helpful and knowledgeable
Cons: Had to go to the airport for pick up and drop off
4 May 2016
Easy drop off
Pros: staff was responsive; nice car and great value.
Cons: We were shown to car and authoriEd to drive off. We self inspected and found a huge (18-20") scratch. Couldn't find a human at first so had to wait in Thrifty lot. Finally found employee and the scratch was not noted prior to us. Good thing we checked car and reported BEFOREHAND we drove away as we would've been liable for said scratch. That was my only negative.
Car was clean but not sparkling as we had to wash Windows upon pick up.
4 Oct 2016
Don't rent from Thrifty at ALB
Cons: We went to pick up the car and they told us that it was be another $78 than the quoted price for instance. We told them it's on our card and our personal auto insurance and that we didn't need it. They told us we had to no matter what. Also my flight was delayed and my friend had the rental confirmation. They were incredibly rude and wouldn't let her pick up the car until I called thrifty and changed the name. Horrible customer service.