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Cheap car hire in Waterfront (Boston)

CompactAED 384/day
IntermediateAED 384/day
Full-sizeAED 174/day
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Waterfront (Boston) car rental reviews and directory

Budget

Cheapest deal
Most popular

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

6.8

Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

270 Atlantic Avenue

+1 617 227 0784

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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3 Center Plaza

+1 617 248 0128

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4.0 Mediocre

Oct 2022

KAYAK
The Budget Rental on 270 Atlantic avenue in Boston does not provide an airport courtesy ride. Customers using this facility must be prepared to ride a cab or Uber to this location. The rental had less than half tank of gas. Most rental companies I have used normally provide a full tank of gas and the vehicle is returned with a full tank.

2.0 Poor

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Representative seemed overworked and unable to accommodate a delay in pick up time of the car. She was also non-committal as to whether another car would be provided and if it was provided could not say what it would cost.

Cons:

I called the main number for Budget and got a similar story. So while the representative was not helpful, this seems to simply reflect the company as a whole. I was unable to get an explanation of what kind of assurance a confirmation number gives.

8.8 Very Good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Was hard to find the contact info to change dropoff location and tine. This info wasnt on the Kayak confirmation email, and I had to dig through Budget info.

6.0 Okay

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I reserved online and when I checked in they didn't seem to know that or care. I ended up paying 100 more than what it prices online. I should have just showed up and winged it at another company.

2.8 Poor

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

Car smaller than I ordered, not clean, drop off was bureaucratic and slow while trying to catch flight.

2.0 Poor

Jun 2018

KAYAK

Cons:

2 hour wait and they gave me the wrong size car.

1 out of 23

Alamo

8.6

Very Good

89 reviews
Best rated

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

8.7

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.6

Value for money

8.2

One location in Waterfront

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

299 Milk St

+1 888 826 6893

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Rápido y economy

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2021

KAYAK

Pros:

Girl at the counter went above and beyond helping to choose the right car for the trip

6.0 Okay

Dec 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked that I ultimately was given a much better vehicle than they originally wanted to rent to me. That made up for the experience and made the drive more comfortable and enjoyable.

Cons:

Confusing check-in process on-site--pick up location was inside a parking garage that had lots of construction happening and, thus, was not the easiest to navigate when arriving in another (personal) vehicle. Also, I rented from Alamo and wen to stand at that Kiosk but the service agent snipped at me when I didn't understand that she was telling me to come wait in her Enterprise line. These are miniscule to the fact that they tried to give me an SUV that looked like it had been in an accident - it had a noticeable misalignment on the front bumper but, what 'takes the cake' is that, inside the vehicle, the entire interior ceiling was detaching from the vehicle/frame, including the electrical column on the ceiling that had exposed wiring for the overhead lights and such. The SUV also looked visibly dated. It was so bizarre. The clerk was going to rent me the vehicle having noted the misalignment but I am so glad I pointed out the stuff she missed on the inside because no one should be driving that SUV! After this point, her demeanor changed and not only was she nicer but she got me out of there quick. So, the SUV I ended up getting was much nicer but, as they were originally just backing this one into a stall from the 'returns' area, the replacement SUV was very clearly just returned and had not been cleaned, sanitized (these are COVID-19 times), or thoroughly checked, once the rental was in my hands my S.O. and I pulled over to the side, cleaned and sanitized the entire thing (can't be too careful nowadays). Anyway, it pays to pay attention and look the car over yourself both with the agent there as well as before you drive away.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Staff at Alamo pick up location were amazing and the customer service for extending the rental by one day was superb. Could not have had a better, smoother experience.

6.4 Okay

Oct 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Didn’t have my car ready for pick-up, and I pre-paid for gas and Alamo still charged me as if I didn’t. Still dealing with them over this. Also, 1 congress st in Boston is EXTREMELY hard to pick-up from and drop-off. Added at least an additional 15 min on both pick-up and drop-off d/t construction in the parking garage. Definitely was not a smooth process and I was over an hour late bc of the above issues. Will not be using them again

7.2 Good

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

PIckup was easy - staff was very helpful

Cons:

When I dropped off my car the office was unexpectedly closed for the weekend. I called customer support to determine the process for dropoff - they told me to leave the car and drop the keys in the dropbox. But then I was billed for an extra day - even though I returned the car before the 4:00 p.m. time it was due. I had to call customer support to get the additional charges credited. So that process could have been smoother.

1 out of 16

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.1

Very Good

33 reviews

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

7.7

One location in Waterfront

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

299 Milk St

+1 617 723 8077

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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2.0 Poor

Nov 2023

KAYAK
The car was not there , they did not have a car for me to rent . You took my time and hopes . There was no car so i could not rent a car :(((

7.6 Good

Jul 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was easy.

Cons:

Their was a toothbrush in the car when I picked it up, and the back seat needed to be vacuumed. The brakes also squealed a lot which made me nervous when driving in the mountains.

5.2 Fair

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

The vehicle was very clean and drop off was easy.

Cons:

What could have been better? Well for starters, the car I reserved could have been available when I arrived so that I wouldn't be forced to take a van. Originally I was told my car would arrive in 10 minutes so I waited 30 minutes before asking for an update, and then was told my car wouldn't arrive for another 1.5 hours. I had no confidence that if I didn't take the van, then I would sit in the parking garage all day.

6.8 Okay

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

More time explaining the car & if you rent at this location at Congress Street, they do NOT pick up or drop off! Be Aware as there's NOTHING telling you that when one makes the reservation.

3.6 Poor

Aug 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Drop off was easy

Cons:

Everything! Pick up was awful! I called the 800 number ahead of time and asked what I needed. They told me my drivers license and a form of payment. When arriving I find out I need two forms of proof of address (that I didn’t have) and they charged me an additional $250 for using my debit card!!!!!!

8.0 Very Good

Jul 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The staff was efficient and pleasant. We had no issues at all. The pickup / drop-off location is very close to the North End and Faneuil Hall so lots to do before picking up and dropping off the car.

Cons:

Next time I will rent a better vehicle, the compact / economy cars are too standard for my comfort.

1 out of 5

Avis

6.6

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.4

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.5

Value for money

6.5

2 locations in Waterfront

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

1 Center Plaza

+1 617 534 1420

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday07:00 - 17:00
Sunday07:00 - 17:00
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270 Atlantic Avenue

+1 617 227 0279

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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2.0 Poor

Apr 2024

KAYAK
I was misled by the person who served me. At first she told me she had no vehicles available. Seeing that I had to drive quite far, he told me that he only had electric vehicles. When I told him that it could not be that, he told me that by paying more he could offer me a gasoline one. That's not how things are done, in the end I paid the extra for the necessity and urgency, but never again.

2.0 Poor

Jan 2024

KAYAK
Bald tires and less than half tank of gas. With snow and ice on the road, we could not wait to turn in this death trap. Poorly maintained and dirty.

10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2023

KAYAK
First time renting an electric car, great helpful staff

6.8 Okay

Sep 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

After waiting in line at the Avis counter at the BOS airport, the Avis associate indicated that my pick up location was the location downtown not the airport. I had indicated on my Kayak search that I wanted BOS airport but I suppose I didn't look at the details to see that it was the

Cons:

After waiting in line at the Avis counter at the BOS airport, the Avis associate indicated that my pick up location was the location downtown not the airport. I had indicated on my Kayak search that I wanted BOS airport but I suppose I didn't look at the details to see that it was the location on Atlantic Ave. Not a huge deal but did have to get an Uber (or could have ridden the blue line) to get to the downtown location. Upon picking up the car on the 7th floor of the parking garage there was 1 woman working who we had to yell out for because nobody seemed to be around. She came from behind another vehicle and was on a personal phone call and had to tell the person on the phone that she'd "call you back because I have a customer". Not a huge deal I suppose but not the greatest of customer service that the person on the counter downstairs should have called up to the 7th floor to indicate we were coming. The car on the other hand smelled like marijuana inside. Not completely reeking of it but definitely could tell someone had smoked in it somewhat recently. I indicated this to the woman upstairs who said that she would note it and credit my account however nothing has come through indicating any credit. We were in a hurry because of the location mix up so didn't have time to potentially swap cars and the woman did not offer that up any way.

2.8 Poor

Jun 2020

KAYAK

Cons:

Specific about time. Would have been nice to know that location I chose closed. Had to get another car from different location and ended up paying a whole lot more. Trying to get a hold of someone yo help me and nobody seemed to understand my situation. I kept getting the run around very frustrating

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2020

KAYAK

Pros:

Location was great and fast service

1 out of 15

National

8.8

Very Good

13 reviews

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

8.3

One location in Waterfront

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

299 Milk St

+1 888 826 6890

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
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10.0 Wonderful

Nov 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Friendly and easy couldn’t ask for faster service

8.0 Very Good

Oct 2019

KAYAK

Cons:

Should give car with full tank of gas

10.0 Wonderful

Mar 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Great customer service during pick up and on the phone to extend the rental. Rep offered great options for our rental needs to maximize our budget options for our needs.

Cons:

Signage to find the rental location in Boston was lacking.

10.0 Wonderful

Jan 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

Very patient, helpful staff. Got to choose which car to take.

8.4 Very Good

Sep 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

I liked the comfortable leather seats.

Cons:

I could not drop off the car at the airport.

10.0 Wonderful

Aug 2018

KAYAK

Pros:

The return was high in the garage but when I pulled into a National parking spot an agent appeared seemingly out of nowhere. Very nice.

1 out of 3

Sixt

6.8

Okay

No reviews available

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Pick-up/Drop-off

6.6

Value for money

6.7

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

470 Atlantic Ave 4th Floor

+1 888 749 8227

Monday14:00 - 16:00
Tuesday14:00 - 16:00
Wednesday14:00 - 16:00
Thursday14:00 - 16:00
Friday14:00 - 16:00
Saturday14:00 - 16:00
Sunday14:00 - 16:00
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Sunnycars

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One location in Waterfront

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Locations in Waterfront (Boston)

270 Atlantic Avenue

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Venture Corp

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1 Harborside Dr, Boston, MA

+1 781 832 0193

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330 travellers who rented a car in Waterfront gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.5

Car hire locations in or near Waterfront (Boston)

Good to know

Most popular agency

Alamo

Most popular car type

SUV

Average price

AED 353/day

Good deal

AED 313/day

When to book a rental car in Waterfront, Boston

Average daily price per month
Car hire prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Waterfront, Boston

  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Waterfront for AED 313 or less.
  • Book your rental car in Waterfront at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price.
  • Economy rental cars in Waterfront are around 43% cheaper than other car types, on average.
  • February is typically the cheapest month to rent a car in Waterfront, with prices around AED 202/day. August, in contrast, is often the most costly month, with an average of AED 323/day.
  • If you’re looking to save money and don’t mind renting a car in another neighborhood in Boston, look for deals in Seaport District, where daily prices are around AED 186/day, or Bay Village (average of AED 188/day).

FAQs about hiring a car in Waterfront (Boston)

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Waterfront?

    On average a car hire in Waterfront costs AED 353 per day.

  • Is car hire cheaper in other Boston neighbourhoods?

    Yes. Based on our information, DOLLAR in East Boston is the cheapest car hire location in Boston. It is located at 100 Tomahawk Drive.

  • What is the best car hire company in Waterfront?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car hire in Waterfront is NATIONAL (7.4, 4 reviews).

  • How can I find car hires near me in Waterfront?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is the most popular hire car type in Waterfront?

  • How much does a SUV car hire cost in Waterfront?

  • How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Waterfront?

    On average a hire car in Waterfront costs AED 2,472 per week (AED 353 per day).

  • How much does it cost to hire a car long term for a month in Waterfront?

    On average a hire car in Waterfront costs AED 10,594 per month (AED 353 per day).