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"My experience with Enterprise on Glenwood Ave was excellent. They were always on time and I never had to wait. The car was ok, but the service is what really stood" out. The reason I'm writing this review is review is to recognize
who went above and beyond for me. I left something in my rental car, and it was critical that I get it back quickly. He tracked it down with the next renter and went to meet her to retrieve it for me. This was all done during a snowstorm that made getting around town difficult.

-Lane W.

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"I chose Enterprise specifically because they advertise that they will "pick you up." I made the reservation a week in advance. The morning of the rental" (7 hours before rental time) I called to schedule pick up at my house. I was told to call back "30 minutes before I wanted to be picked up." They would not schedule the pick up during this initial call.) I called them 1 hour before, and was again told to "call back 30 minutes before I wanted to be picked up." I told them I felt 1 hour before was close enough and so pick up was scheduled for 4:30pm. I offered to give directions, but was told they didn't need them. When they had not shown up by 5:00 I called, and was told someone was on the way. The driver called at 5:15 and said he was lost. The driver turned out to be the same individual who had told me on the phone (Enterprise's landline) at 5:00 that "the driver was on his way," indicating that he had been in two places simultaneously. The driver finally showed up and took me to the Enterprise office to do my paperwork. The store manager said they had been very busy that day. He obviously had put his "walk-in" customers ahead of my reserved time. Enterprise's slogan should be "We'll pick you up when we're darn good and ready," or "We'll pick you up at our convenience." I was on a schedule, and their inefficiency made me an hour late to my destination. The manager arranged to let me return the car empty as compensation. Their office is a 12 minute drive from my house, and there was no good reason for their tardiness.

-Lynne R.

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Very unsatisfactory, Extra charges that were not explained ahead of time, ex. I originally thought I needed the car but was stuck in a snow storm and needed it a couple days longer. Was charged for insurance I declined, which added an extra $110.60 to the bill. Three people waited on me and not a single one knew what they were doing. Very unhappy.
- Donald S.
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Horrible company. Terrible customer service. Showed up with more expensive car and told me that was all they had. Yeah. right. I had a mid-size reserved so you can see where I might feel a bit weird.
I gave them my card to pay for the car and they ended up taking all of the money in my bank with that same card. They maxed it out till I had nothing left! I called about this, spoke to a man and was treated poorly. I was told there was nothing anyone can do blah, blah, blah... Worse...Did nothing to get me my money back the entire time I had the vehicle. Over 4 days!
The car dripped a massive amount of oil in my garage which I had to clean up with a bunch of newspaper. I have never seen so much oil drip from a car just sitting in the garage before. Not that great of a vehicle either. Oh, they did show up on time though!
- Deborah J.
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Three weeks ago I reserved a 15 passenger van,
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, associate
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, called me 2/3/2015 to verify I would be picking up a 15 passenger van on 2/4/2015 and I confirmed I would be there between 12:30 and 1pm. At 11:15am on the 4th he called again and said the 15 passenger van would not be available due to the "CORPORATE" office had picked it up this morning and sold it. He said all he had was a 12 Passenger van. I told him that was not acceptable due to the fact I was traveling with 5 adults to Georgia to attend a wedding and needed the extra room to accommodate the luggage required to attend multiple functions over the weekend. He said he would get back to me. About 30 minutes later
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called me to tell me the 15 passenger van, that I reserved 3 weeks ago and saw on the lot the day before with my own eyes, was NOT going to be available. She offered me a second vehicle at no charge but I did not intend to caravan to Georgia. I was over a barrel, she told me she would charge me half the rate, if it were free I would still be an unsatisfied ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR customer, but I had no choice since I'm leaving early Thursday morning. When I arrived
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was very professional but voiced his opinion that I didn't really need a 15 passenger van with 6 people, that wasn't his to decide. We inspected the outside for minor damages and notated them on the contract, we did not inspect the inside, that is until I got home and started to load-up. It was a disgrace, carpets and upholstery were badly stained. Can you tell I'm not a satisfied customer of ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR.
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- Roger S.
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They were friendly they came out and identified themselves. They walked me around the rental, customer service was great and very professional. There were no issues with the vehicle what so ever. This is a highly recommend local business I will continue to use them.
- Robert K.
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Got the vehicle I needed for the weekend. Car was clean and ready when I arrived. While I had to wait for a transaction to be completed in front of me, I was acknowledged on entry. My paperwork was ready when I got to the counter and I was in and out in 15 minutes with the vehicle to make my weekend with friends and family very pleasant.
- Sheryl S.
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Great EXCEPT rental companies continue to raise their insurance rates. I like using the third party insurance on the rental but rates are going way up!!
- DANIEL C.
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They provided a good rental car. They picked me up and dropped me off. They were very professional and their rates were incredible.
- Gordon T.
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Easy....Easy...Easy...I booked online. When I got there everything was ready to go. They are open 24 hours/day. They had partial insurance, to cover any minor issues and cover my personal insurance deductable-which I took. The partial insurance rental was nominal fee. I was very pleased and would rent from them again.
- Monica H.

All Rental Car Companies in Newport Beach, CA

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A&E Worldwide Limousine

4655 Natick Ave
Sherman Oaks

A-1 UNITED AUTO RENTAL

3931 Birch St
Newport Beach

Ace Transportation Services

8652 Oceanview Dr.
Orange

ALAMO CAR RENTAL

4361 BIRCH ST
Newport Beach

ALL ABOUT U LIMOUSINE SERVICE

23441 GOLDEN SPRINGS DR SUITE 113
Diamond Bar

All Automotive Needs-CK Automotive Support

11400 S Hoover St
Los Angeles

AM PM RENT A CAR

3848 Campus Dr Ste 102
Newport Beach

AMPM Rent A Car

3638 Overland Ave
Los Angeles

Apex Driving School

1170 Baker
Costa Mesa

Apex Golf Carts Rental - Service - Sale

22365 El Toro Rd. #160
Lake Forest

ATWEST RENT A CAR

5777 W 98TH ST
Los Angeles

AVIS RENT A CAR

1 INDUSTRY HILLS PKWY
La Puente

AVIS RENT A CAR

888 DOVE ST
Newport Beach

AVIS RENT A CAR

688 DOVER DR
Newport Beach

Avlacor Auto Body

18405 Eddy St
Northridge

Avon Rent A Car-Truck-Van

7080 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

Best Car Purchase

12304 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles

Bestway Rent-A-Car

1150 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena

Beverly Hills Rent A Car

9220 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles

Beverly Hills Rent A Car

3939 West Coast Hwy
Newport Beach

BUDGET RENT A CAR

12541 ROSECRANS AVE
Norwalk

BUDGET RENT A CAR

4200 Campus Dr
Newport Beach

Cardinale Volkwagen of Corona

2603 Wardlow Rd
Corona

Cares Vehicle Registration Service

3760 Cahuenga Blvd
Studio City

Carriage Collision Inc

18042 Gothard St
Huntington Beach

Crown Limousine LA

12300 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles

Culver City Volvo

11201 Washington Blvd
Culver City

Dpn car rentals

5023 Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas

Duran's Body Shop Inc

4605 E 3rd St
Los Angeles

Eco Rent-A-Car

6013 W Sunset Blvd
Hollywood

ECONO LUBE N' TUNE & BRAKES

1550 NEWPORT BLVD
Costa Mesa

Empire Collision Center

1116 West 9th Street
Upland

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

445 E COAST HWY
Newport Beach

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

2222 SE BRISTOL ST
Newport Beach

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

3300 JAMBOREE RD
Newport Beach

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

2906 W COAST HWY
Newport Beach

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

6876 Center St

European Vision Autoworks

7444 Reseda Blvd Unit L
Reseda

EZ 2 Rent A Car

519 W. Chapman Ave.
Anaheim

EZ Rent A Car

7975 San Fernando Rd.

FAIRWAY AUTO RENTALS INC

20351 SW ACACIA ST
Newport Beach

Fletcher Jones Motorcars

3300 Jamboree Rd
Newport Beach

Fountain Valley BodyWorks

17481 Newhope St
Fountain Valley

Glendale Auto Body

511 W Chevy Chase Dr
Glendale

Glendale Hyundai

411 S Brand Blvd
Glendale

GO RENT-A-VAN

4320 CAMPUS DR
Newport Beach

Gustafson Brothers Inc

19161 Gothard St
Huntington Beach

HERTZ RENT A CAR

900 NEWPORT CENTER DR
Newport Beach

IGM Auto Repair

6205 Kester Ave
Van Nuys

Legacy MD

Corona

LUXURY RENT A CAR

79880 Avenue 42
Indio

LUXURYPRICE.COM

4063 BIRCH ST
Newport Beach

Miles Car Rental Los Angeles

1976 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles

Motor Club of America

1800 E. Lakeshore dr

MR.BOND INSURANCE SERVICES

220 S. INDIAN HILL BLVD SUITE H
Claremont

NATIONAL CAR RENTAL

4242 CAMPUS DR
Newport Beach

NEWPORT RENT A CAR

4500 MACARTHUR BLVD
Newport Beach

O C CAR & TRUCK RENTAL

4545 MAC AUTHOR BLVD
Newport Beach

PENSKE TRUCK RENTAL

3800 CAMPUS DR
Newport Beach

PHILLIPS WHOLESALE LEASING

1220 W COAST HWY
Newport Beach

Precision

Pasadena

PRESIDENTIAL AUTO LEASING & SALES INC.

909 N Kenilworth Ave
Glendale

PRIVATE EXOTICS --AN EXOTIC CAR RENTAL COMPANY

433 N. Camden Drive
Beverly Hills

Reyes RV Rentals

20832 valerio st
Winnetka

Richardson Auto Body, Inc.

114 N. Eighth Ave.
Upland

RITZ RENT A CAR

3400 Irvine Ave Ste 214
Newport Beach

Rollings Automotive

242 W Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton

SAN PEDRO AUTO BODY

789 W BATTERY ST
San Pedro

SCV German Car Service

21125 Centre Pointe Pkwy
Santa Clarita

SHOWCASE RENTAL CARS

3939 W COAST HWY
Newport Beach

SNA Auto Rental

4360 Campus Dr
Newport Beach

Starlight Limousine

12127 Mall Blvd.
Victorville

Surf City Collision Center

16575 Beach Blvd
Huntington Beach

The Accident Attorneys' Group

633 W 5th St
Los Angeles

The Hertz Corp

1740 Aviation Blvd
Redondo Beach

THRIFTY CAR RENTAL

3500 IRVINE AVE
Newport Beach

U SAVE CAR & TRUCK RENTAL

4200 CAMPUS DR
Newport Beach

UNITED AUTO RENTALS

3931 Birch St
Newport Beach

Upland Collision Craft

1785 W Arrow Route
Upland

Upperclass Limousine

20410 E Holt Ave
Covina

Value Rental Car

2106 E Colorado blvd
Pasadena

WeGoLook LLC

100 NE 5th St

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