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Pros: Car was available to meet our large group needs.
Pros: They were quick and efficient getting us in and out.
Cons: It's difficult to get in touch with them, thankfully I did not need to contact for anything, so all good in our end.
Pros: Great price
Cons: The office agent was obnoxious They ripped me off for a tiny scratch on the wheel rim
Cons: Nothing, it’s a scam
Pros: Very good value Friendly staff
Cons: It took ages to go through the paperwork to hire the car
Pros: Very thorough inspection prior to letting us leave with the car.
Cons: The pickup took over an hour although they specified to be there on time for the pick up.
Pros: Nothing, there was no good experience for me at all. It was a relief to give the car back.
Cons: Everything was awful. The shuttle service was terrible, we had to wait over 45 minutes to get to the office which it wasn't clear was not at the airport. We were over 1 and a half hours waiting to speak to a rep in the office. When I did speak with them I was essentially held to ransom to purchase full insurance from them for an additional 106 euro even though I had paid for insurance on the discover cars site. They only accepted my debit card if I paid the extra or I wouldn't have the car.
Cons: Three different rental companies in one small building was chaotic to pick up the car, and also to drop the car off, I have never waited so long to pick up a rental car as I did there. Then I was given a different car than I reserved and It had a manual gearbox when I chose automatic. Then I was charged for something I was told DiscoverCars insured me for, for which I filed a claim and never heard back.
Pros: Other than the car which worked very well, not much.
Cons: I would not rent from Sur Price rent a car again. They were not well organized and not customer focused. Indeed one of the agents doing the rental agreement was dismissive and rude.
Cons: Our car was low o
Pros: Very friendly staff.
Cons: We were dropped off at T2. The driver did not know that Ryanair fly from T1 and we had to get the bus from T2 to T1. Fortunately we had lots of time but.......
Pros: They are friendly and professional, with good customer care.
Pros: Price and the staff were very friendly.
Cons: I tried to phone them on 3 occasions and only got an answering machine. Despite leaving messages nobody phoned me back. I also Emailed them and no reply.
Cons: Absolutely fucking nothing and got scammed and haven’t got my money back after renting the car, never using this company again
Pros: Bad. Real bad.
Cons: Too long
Pros: Worst ever car rental!!! Really really bad service!
Pros: Absolutely rubbish. It totally ruined my holidays.
Cons: The biggest scam company ever. Rude. Plain sketchy.
Pros: change of the broken car
Cons: a few hours waiting for taking the car and it's braking
Cons: Didn't provide a car. Impossible to contact
Cons: The listing on discovercars said it was a meet & greet service - it was a 10 minute minibus drive to an off site office
Pros: Nothing, very disappointed
Cons: Everything specially, the part when they use me like a cash cow
Pros: It was the worst experience ever. They took my money and didn't gave me my car because I was 2,5h to late. I tried to call them several times to tell that I will be late but nobody picked up the phone. When I went there they tell me that they gave my car away because I am more than two hours to late. The same thing happened to the guy before me so we were both complaining about the same issue. We also couldn't find anything about that two our limit in the contract. Total ripoff
Cons: It was the worst experience ever. They took my money and didn't gave me my car because I was 2,5h to late. I tried to call them several times to tell that I will be late but nobody picked up the phone. When I went there they tell me that they gave my car away because I am more than two hours to late. The same thing happened to the guy before me so we were both complaining about the same issue. We also couldn't find anything about that two our limit in the contract. Total ripoff
Pros: Nothing, absolutely rubbish. No customer service, no reply to emails, phone calls, nobody present to receive the car and “extra hidden fees” charged without consent
Cons: I did not like everything about surprice
Cons: Não fiquei satisfeita com a politica de combustivel do contrato. Deveria ser Full to Full e foi entregue a 2 terços. É complicado acertar na quantidade exacta de combustivel na hoa de reabastecer e como o traço não estava exactamente nos 2 terços (deveria faltar um nada de nada), tive de pagar 10 euros por isso. O serviço no "check-in" também não é agradável, bem ao contrário. Trata-se da companhia SURPRICE, que nem um sorriso teem para os clientes. Procuram apenas complicar.
Cons: Smaler car and no airco. Long waiting on the airport as on the car itzelf.
Pros: Drop off process was relatively quick and easy.
Cons: Took one hour to go through the pick up process, representatives worked too slow. Additionally, their office opens at 8 a.m. which is inconvenient for dropping off when your flight departs at 10:25 a.m.
Pros: Absolutely nothing. The staff members were the rudest i came across and practically threw my documents at me as i left
Cons: Everything. From the moment i got there the staff were rude and agressive and did nothing to help me
Cons: Slow service
Pros: Easy to find the lady in the airport and nice communication
Cons: Very slow to have the car for me.. waiting in the office for long time. Expensive . Must have credit card to book.
Pros: Friendly and helpful sevice!
Cons: No clear information re insurances etc Returning address and picking address
Pros: Very nice and helpful people. The car was very clean and full of gas
Cons: For a Fiat 500 without NAVI, the price was to expensive and I did had to make a new insurance with them because the caution for this car was 1599Euros on the Discovercars.com?!
Pros: Some representatives where friendly, price offer was good.
Cons: Proposed was a VW Golf station. Delivered was a Fiat Tipo station. That is not the same quality level at all. Also, pick would be at the terminal, but instead it was a representative with limited capacity to speak English and a shuttle. Picking up the car took about 2 (two) hours. And the proposed fuel full to full policy was changed in empty to empty. So first job with the car was to find a gas station, not to drive to the hotel. So for me, no more surprise anymore.
Pros: Is nothing I can say with this company , they suppose to check the car with me carefully but they don’t and also is not very polite to the clients.
Cons: When I returned the car for them and they claim me about the little damages in medium damages Euro 42 ( for this prices)
Cons: Super unfriendly. Not helping at all. Zero flexibility. Bull shit terms. They should be ashamed of themselves to run a company like this....they rip you off while you have no choice...
Pros: When in contact, they are very professional and quick
Cons: The car, first contact (not being picked up, no sign at the pick up place)
Cons: They are robbers, worst company I have ever deal with. Manager was unhelpful and mean. It looks like a good deal before but after the trip they will charge you bullshit amount of money for nothing and they aren’t not able to even talk to you about it. They didn’t even give me a recipe which they force me to pay. And I know I am not the first one who ended up like this. Thanks but this was for the last time.
Pros: Nothing was good
Cons: Because they are a fraud. I was asked to pay more than double of what was agreed online.
Pros: The man who received the car when we dropped it off was friendly and pleasant.
Cons: The pick-up from the airport was not correct. After following directions and waiting for a personal pick-up at the location indicated, we called the company for information. On the third attempt, someone finally answered. They asked us to wait outside at a bus stop for someone to come get us. A van arrived 15 minutes later with two employees and took us to the location. There, the attendant we met was awful. Horrible interaction, and was thankful to get out of the building.
Pros: Car was very clean and easy for the handover
Cons: the age of the cars, many kilometers and a bit worn, old windshield wipers and electronics didn't work, so we needed to exchange the car and come back to LIsbon airport to do this.
Cons: Everything agents was arrogant and not helpful!!!
Cons: Car not perfectly clean inside. Pick up place a long way from airport.
Pros: The early pick up was Great - had to Pay an extra fee for That do this would ne the only reason to choose an agency which is at the Airport but the Complete Price was ok - the Agency there was top in showing me all Parts which were already Damaged and they Took enough Time for writing it down - That was a Good feeling and was a very Professional customer Service .
Cons: I do not like that when I Book as a german Customer the Prize is higher than Booking as a PORTUGUESE !!! Thats a Shame !! And the increbilbe high deposit which is so long blocking the Credit Card is also not ok - . There a Lots of People who can Not Just Reservate 2600 Euros - i had to higher my limit before the travel to ne alle to have enough free for „ just in case ! „
Pros: Everything but the pick up at airport
Cons: The lower point in the whole process is the pick up at airport… the instructions say to wait for somebody at a meeting point but reality is different and we had to look for the guy outside, with no guidance…
Pros: Clean car
Cons: Horrible experience with the car pick up and segement.
Pros: the price announced is not the final price.... with the price of the insurance and the rest the price is more than double.... this is how it works !
Cons: small car size, fuel tank on reserve
Pros: Friendly agents, offered coffee.
Cons: The time required to complete the paperwork process
Pros: had to wait more than 30-minutes to pick up the car at a remote site from the Lisbon airport
Cons: The van to take me back to the airport after dropping off the rental car was full, so I had to take an Uber back to the airport for my flight
Pros: Good service from Airport and back to Airport.
Cons: I had ask for specific type of car and I go another type of car, which I was not very happy about it. Also the car was not clean.
Pros: better on return than pickup
Cons: Car inspection on pickup was done in a dark garage. made me nervous at EUR175 a scratch. Pick up took long
Pros: A bit of a long wait at pickup with no seating but great service
Cons: Friends and knowledgeable
Pros: Car was ok and cheap
Cons: When calling the call center was very hard to reach the representative. I had to go there personally!!! Was days and days calling
Pros: Nothing very rude lady
Cons: They stay with my deposit of £1859 and after released the deposit, 2 months after they charge me extra £172.31 thieves be aware SURPRICE CAR RENTAL
Pros: When I arrived in Lisbon Aurport the person was not at the place agreed to meet. She then told us she had been there all along when she had not. The Surprise telephone number did not connect. I strongly suspect the guys in the office left it off the hook deliberately. There was one guy in the office and two were out to lunch. They were away for lunch for more than 2 hours leaving one colleague alone. We waited for 3 hours to pick up the car.
Cons: Later during the rental I called to extend the rental by 3 days and change the drop off location. This was very easy to do. At the drop off location in Oporto they were very efficient and quick.
Cons: Spent hours to get my car ready and huge deposit requested. My sister pay exactly the same renting price but her deposit was almost twice less. Also the full coverage premium is not recognized and according to Surprise staff not worth it and try to force to take their own full coverage for eur 150.
Pros: Efficient, friendly.
Cons: Car could have been better cleaned, and some maintenance issues prevented.
Cons: Waited 2 hrs to get the car
Cons: Waste of time. They are not flexible in terms of credit cards, so don't waste your time if you don't have more than 3000€ as a plafond. Plus, they leave you in the middle of nowhere if you don't have the accepted credit card. The lady there was not at all empathic.
Cons: They tried to give me much smaller car than the one I booked based on. Charged me £120 extra on the spot for the same type of car. The car didn’t have ANY petrol and they didn’t even check it. The car couldn’t even make it to the petrol station which was 900m away from the rental company and it stopped IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD, I ran back to the office while my partner had to be left there DANGEROUSLY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. No one helped or gave a hoot about it. ETC So many more things
Pros: The shuttle from and to the airport
Cons: They tried to sell us an insurance that we didn't needed and for an aditional price that was very expensive -> lost of confidence!
Pros: Long waiting time picking up car.
Cons: Picked up car received gasoline empty to deliver back empty (we like more receive full and deliver back full). After leaving pickup in search for a gasoline bomb within less than 10 km the car shut down on the highway without gasoline. We stayed 2 hours waiting with 2 children in full sun for general highway assistance to bring 5 liters of gasoline which we had to pay ourselves because the assistance of Surprice didnt want to come because there was no technical misfunctioning on the car. Bad.
Pros: Upon the drop off the lady was very friendly and offered a transportation to the airport.
Cons: They gave me a car with a completely empty gas tank. Not a big deal but if I would be in hurry it would be.
Pros: They had me buy an insurance policy because they couldnt take a 2.5k deposit from a debit card. Their mistake, but it's me who's paying... This is nonsense. This is a scam
Cons: They had me buy an insurance policy because they couldnt take a 2.5k deposit from a debit card. Their mistake, but it's me who's paying... This is nonsense. This is a scam
Cons: Waited 60 minutes at the airport to be taken to the car depot. Totally chaotic at the rental office. Never given detailed receipt by the car rental clerk who assured me everything would be sent by email - it never was. I purchased Toll Road coverage which was "activated" so they charged $198 a month later. The car was ok except that the light for "diesel additive "blu" came on 2 days before I returned the car. So obviously the vehicle was not well maintained
Pros: The person accepting return of the car was good.
Cons: No one picks up the phone. its always busy whole day. Its difficult to track down the representative, this can lead to delay, plus there is a shuttle to their office. if one does not reach in time, they allocate a different (more expensive car). I had asked for a budget car with diesel but got a more expensive car with petrol (petrol is more expensive in portugal than diesel). I was promised full tank but give one with 25% petrol in it. I am yet to get their statement on toll charge.
Cons: Waited over 2 hours, very rude ineffective staff
Pros: The agents at the airport were friendly. Price is good.
Cons: It is impossible to contact the airport branch in the event of an emergency. I have tried their accident/ emergency/ road side assistance and it doesn't work. I left a pair of sunglasses in the car, which was confirmed to me on the same day by the agency . Since then days later, despite trying daily, I have been unable to reach them telephonically or via email to arrange collection. The customer support is useless.
Pros: Bit slow picking vehicle up as lot of people waiting and queries raised on second vehicle hired, but returns quick and easy
Pros: For the cost it was an excellent deal
Cons: I didn't like the fact that it was offsite of the airport, although pick up and drop off was fast and easy.
Pros: good quick andt straight to the point
Cons: Driver was late in airport , the was no answer on phone when I call after landing
Pros: I stayed 4 weeks in Portugal and the price was good for me.
Cons: Spend a lot time during the airport for waiting to take us to the rental place, spend around 1 hour in airport and spend 1/30 hours in rental place, the agent where to slow and took them lot time. When you make reservations in the internet all they need to do it’s print the papers give the key that’s.
Pros: Good price, simple and efficient
Cons: The deposit is high
Pros: nothing special, very mediocre.
Cons: we were not picked up at night. Had to rend another car for one day which was very expensive . Although Surprise acknowledge their mistake no compensation was at place. Never again.
Pros: Excellent all round. Stayed open later than usual office hours due to our late flight
Cons: Nothing, the whole thing was excellent
Pros: was So easy and quick to book no hassle
Cons: Customer care well explain about the car and the rules the kindness of the agent
Pros: The people outside were great and very helpful to go over the details of the car and get us going.
Cons: It took TWO HOURS to get the car. Waiting in a line up for one and a half hours. Over twenty minutes with the agent. It was beyond ridiculous. They only had two agents working and their system was very slow. No apologies. Very inefficient. I would never go there again for these reasons. Wasting my very valuable vacation time.
Pros: Worst rental car experience ever
Cons: Worst rental car experience ever
Pros: Nothing would never recommend
Cons: Everything, the staff were rude. Irresponsible. And it took almost 3 hours to pick the car up!
Pros: The car condition
Cons: The enormous length of time I had to wait to get my car, almost 4 hours - completely unacceptable! No apologies or refreshments offered. The car was also supposed to be diesel which it wasn’t and a petrol car is considerable more expensive to run in Portugal. It was also supposed to be full to full but instead it was less than 3/8 full which is impossible to match which left me out of pocket.
Pros: THERE WAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO LIKE ABOUT THIS CAR COMPANY OR ITS EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Pros: Honestly, absolutely nothing. I will be making a conscious effort to avoid using this company again.
Cons: After a long flight the last thing you want is to wait a further 4 1/2 hours to pick up the car. Their own shuttle service made it very difficult to get our party of 8 from the airport to the rental location. Staff didn't offer any explanation or apology for the delay.
Pros: A gentileza dos atendentes!!
Pros: Absolutely horrendous
Cons: Rude staff members, queue for four hours in the heat with hungry, thirsty and tired children. Not even water being offered. Feel that the low price was not worth the stress that we have to go through to collect the car.
Pros: Friendly people, fast service
Cons: Vehicle didn't have gas tank filled and car had to be returned with same amount of gas. Very inconvenient
Cons: Poor service, poor staff availability and bad communication
Cons: no friendly welcome, bad assistance on renting options, ...
Pros: We arrived a little late and we didn't get charged for an extra day. The car was clean and in good condition.
Cons: The tank was almost empty upon pick up. We waited for an hour and a half in line to see the agent. The agents were not very friendly.
Cons: 1. It took at least 45 minutes to find the car rental representative at the airport 2. We then had to wait for nearly an hour for the shuttle. 3. We then had to wait for another hour in line with approximately 8 people in front of us because there were only two car rental agents working (a third left for lunch even though the place was completely full with customers. 4. The van we rented was dirty, there were empty bags of potato chips in the back of the car and it was poorly maitained
Cons: Communication, additional charges
Pros: Quick, frendly
Cons: Picking up was a little slow due system
Pros: Team work very active with a good performance dealing with clients.
Pros: Nothing. I would expect much better service than what was offered. To simply get an apology is insulting and pass the blame onto the insurance company is absolutely unacceptable.
Cons: The emergency phone number never even worked . The insurance we bought on line was only $1,500 Euros deductible so we had to purchase more. I could go on and on...
Pros: The car was new and better than we booked
Cons: There was an endless 3 hour queue to get the car. The agent was very slow and impolite. The agent left the car inside the garage in a most inconvenient place. We had problems getting out of the garage and the agent did not help us.
Pros: Only the car.
Cons: Grumpy staff in the office. Empty car Very long waiting time for shuttle bus and even longer in the warehouse waiting for car.
Cons: Car after smoker
Pros: Polite courteous staff
Cons: Too long a queue to collect the car
Cons: the waiting time!!! is
Pros: Finding the agent, shuttle, and return. The actual rental process was slow.
Cons: The car was fine with only a few things broken (rear window switch that didn’t work and a reverse light burned out). The main irritation was the car provided: a Toyota Verso. I reserved a Volkswagen Touran which is the largest 5+2 vehicle available and having 6 adults plus luggage in the Verso was very challenging. Our international drivers permit did not allow us to rent a 9 passenger vehicle. It would be nice to rent the vehicle you think you are renting when you make the reservation.
Pros: Car cleaned and price
Cons: 1h30 to pick up the car
Pros: Nothing at all... not present at the airport, not responding phone calls...
Cons: Nothing at all ... bad service provided at the reception to all clients at the delivery moment... just one person with 6 clients waiting ... 2 hours waiting for car delivery...
Cons: VW Touran bestellt und einen TOYOTA in einen schlechten zustand angeboten bekommen.
Pros: Great staff, quick, efficient service
Cons: Dropping off the car was a bit chaotic! There was a shortage of staff to receive the cars being dropped off, and not enough space in the minibus to transport people to the airport, which resulted in a long wait for the shuttle!
Pros: voiture très récente pour un prix imbattable
Cons: Pas de guichet à l'aeroport,
Pros: Easy to find the rep in the airport, efficient transfer to pick up point, no queue to collect the car.
Cons: Collection point off the airport - but the trade off is the low price.
Pros: Super service, immaculate car,
Cons: the rep at the airport
Pros: Good service, friendly staff and easy drop off of the car.
Cons: The car provided by Surprice already had quite a bit of scratches on it as well as a little dent on the right hand side of the car on the side skirt. There was a service light that was on and never cleared by them and the car wasn't cleaned very well and still a little dirty in some places.
Cons: They ask for 2450 euro credit depot. It is extremely high. Never happened in my Life. If you don’t have capability on your card the online possible solution is to pay an extra insurrance.
Pros: to be honest nothing
Cons: manners,rudeness,and misinformed
Cons: I paid but got no car as they would not take American Express, Visa debit or cash even though I had full insurance so no deposit required
Pros: Quick when dropping car
Cons: Waiting for shuttles in airport more than 1.30 mits & staff not know how to talk to customers he was very rude same guy in desk as well as thank god I wasn’t dealing with him when I collect car. fuel wasn’t full tank it’s little difficult when I dropped end up filling more fuel
Cons: the time taken to pick up the car was almost 1.5 hrs. Also for returning it took half hour.
Cons: Amount of money blocked in the card has a purchase and not has a pre authorization.
Pros: nice car. efficient service.
Cons: Very hard to find when returning car. Drove by it twice as there was no sign at all for SurPrice. We had a tire blowout and were told they woudn't cover the damage and they told us we had to buy both front tires even though only the right side front one blew out. It was very confusing trying to figure out how to change the tire in the middle of nowhere and no instructions in the car.
Pros: Speedy service. Good rates for hire. Clean car.
Cons: Ridiculous deposit without their own insurance €60, which in fairness wasn’t the end of the world compared to others.
Cons: the airport pickup arrived 15 minutes late. the address to return the car is different from the official rental contract which is confusing.
Pros: Local friendly
Cons: not present at meeting point, had to call twice, they don't accept AMEX so I ahd to buy tjheir insurance
Pros: Staff at Lisbon was accommodating.
Cons: Nothing. They were excellent.
Cons: Very inconvenient pick up and drop off. Very confusing and lengthy process picking up the car. Dropping off the same - lengthy and confusing. To top it off they insisted on dropping us off in the arrivals section of the airport. It's close to the departures, but they didn't explain that at all. Very bad service in my opinion and experience.
Pros: Friendly staff who picked us up from the airport although we had to wait and call for the representative as they were not present at the location.
Cons: False advertisement stating Mercedes Vito or similar while the issuing company confessed they do not own a Mercedes Vito at all. Extra charges that raised the total value of rental from £115 to £300 which again was not expected. The transit van provided was not in good state and was in poor state.
Pros: good service
Cons: to mant scratches and dents and knocks and hard to drop thacar at the surprice
Cons: Cancelled my car and has not paid back my deposit.
Pros: Great price, friendly enough people, no tricks
Cons: Huge hassle to collect the car. Their rep was waiting at first but when we came back was nowhere to be found. They did not answer the phone. We ended up taking an Uber to their office...
Pros: Car provided was excellent, good condition and very clean
Cons: it took a very long time for the minibus to arrive to take us to the car hire site, also we waited for a while to be taken back to the airport after the car was returned. We also had a very long wait to receive the car and also return it due to the large number of people waiting and the lack of staff available.
Cons: The staff the explanations of the coverage the assistance provided- and the fact that decisions were made without discussion g with me. The priority was their car not my experience of course. Also don’t rent cars with no spare tires!! The hybrids and their inflate kits do not work.
Cons: At the office they deliberately used tactics to try and force customers to pay for extra insurance by saying the card payment would not go through. Our bank confirmed no payment attempt had been made and it was only after I blamed Surprice that the payment was made. Other customers had the same experience while we were there. The car was in a disgusting condition, it had been bashed in by one of the rear doors and it was covered in scratches and other dinks.
Pros: We at the airport to pick us up exactly where they said they would be.
Cons: Took too long to return the car and get back to the airport.
Cons: Receiving the car....
Pros: The car was ok, though I would not call a Toyota Yaris equivalent to a Fiat 500
Cons: The company is far from the airport and service was excruciatingly slow, both when picking up and dropping off the car. Picking it up took an hour and a half from finding the rep at the airport. Dropping it off took an hour from arriving at the rental company until we were at the airport.
Cons: Standing in a queue for over 2hours to pick up our car and the toilet was out off order, never again would I book with Surprice.
Pros: The agent was friendly. Good value for the money.
Cons: The waiting time when return to the airport. The driver of the shuttle bus didn't seem to keen on moving getting us back to the terminal.
Cons: Very poor pickup from airport. Arrived early at airport but unable to connect with transfer to get to rental car company. Called both phone numbers supplied multiple times with no answer. Told by other company in airport the address listed in Google maps wasn't correct so we did not take a taxi which turns out would have worked. Shuttle arrived 30 min after original pickup time. Many people frustrated and waiting in airport for it.
Pros: efficient and friendly
Cons: bit slow, took over an hour to ge the car.
Pros: Jessica was very friendly
Cons: Some employees tried to take advantage of tourists and over charge them on items. I would like to speak to a car hire representative to explain more
Cons: Car did not have a spare tire. We never needed it, but it was a source of worry for us.
Pros: Price; proximity to airport
Cons: The office was severely understaffed. It took 30 minutes to process the one customer ahead of me, and no one else was there available to help. When I returned the car, there was no indication about what to do, with all of us standing there confused and NO ONE there to guide or help us for half an hour (and I was about to be late for my flight). All the reps were there processing (slowly) a giant line of customers picking up vehicles.
Cons: They are trying to rip you off for everything possible
Pros: I liked the car but everything else was incredibly terrible.
Cons: There is no official presence at the airport. Secondly, the check in and check out process took more than 30-40 minutes. Lastly, and most egregiously, we got charged for rim damage that was not caused by us. They were definitely planted and the company routinely practices insurance fraud. We now have to dispute a $500 charge with our insurance company. Absolutely despicable.
Pros: Being that I was in a foreign country... was helpful... the only thing I would have found helpful was a simple page given to understand the meaning of the signs used in portugal.... all though....
Pros: The people who worked there - friendly, smiling, helpful and professional - I have rented cars in many countries before and this was the easiest, quickest and most friendly experience I've had.
Cons: I really no complaints .
Cons: way too long of a wait to get the car, and also to return the car. Upon arrival we had difficulty finding the representative , she did not hold a sign, we had to ask around the Vodaphone booth. The shuttle was not able to accommodate us all, we had to take taxi to the rental location.
Cons: Terrible customer service. Over 2.5 hour wait, stood up in a queue in 34 degrees, no offer of water, no air on and no explanation. The service was ridiculously slow as the queue wasn't that long. When eventually got to a desk there was no apology and just an awful attitude that it was all the brokers fault and how hard done to they were. They also felt the waiting up to 3 hours is acceptable as its worse at the airport. The rep was rude and obnoxious.
Pros: Easy drop-off.
Cons: Representatives at the desk were extremely rude. They provided me with a car that all scratched, full of dents and had zip ties and screws. Car was unacceptable and I had to drive back to Lisbon (3 hour drive and 40 Euros in tolls) to get a different car 3 days later. I will never use this company again.
Pros: rental price, clean car
Cons: Terrible wait times due to overbooking. Staff is clearly overworked and understandably becomes impatient with customers who are tired and not happy with the experience. It is confusing and seems cheap until you realize what it is, I do NOT recommend this place.
Pros: Car too old. Too many scratchs. headlight off. Very poor maintenace
Cons: Very very small operation. One person pick up, drive, fill rental forms and pick up cars!! Lack of personnel an sence of service!
Pros: The condition of the car was good, that's it!
Cons: Picking up the car, feedback, policy of refund.
Pros: good car
Cons: terms and rude clerks, waited an hour to get picked up then extorted to pick up the car
Pros: It is certainly the least expensive.
Cons: However, the wait to receive the car is very long. Also, we received a car that had already a major dent (accident). Most of all, we purchased extensive coverage via CARHIRE which the staff onsite said it was not enough to waive the 3,500 Euro deposit. Thus, we ended up buying additional coverage to avoid the deposit.
Pros: everything was OK
Cons: this is not a feedback regarding the rental company but in general I think it's important noting that the toll payment system on highways in Portugal is just insane and absolutely chaotic, be careful of the roads where you can only pay electronically, they are not signposted at all.It's just ridiculous. I recommend renting the e-toll device (which is unfortunately paid extra, another weird feature of the system). Anyway, the rental company was good, we were very happy with their service.
Pros: good value for money
Cons: the shuttle service from the airport is not comfortable. Better have cars in the airport
Pros: Cost-effective, good quality vehicle
Cons: Very difficult to find an address/location or contact information. Beyond a phone number, an email address would be helpful to avoid having to make an international call. I’m trying to get a hold of our specific location to follow up on something and having a hard time getting in touch. Any assistance would be great! I was also promised an itemized invoice to be sent to me email for the payments and tolls, and I have yet to receive it.
Pros: The cars were very reasonably priced
Cons: The rental station was a bit away from the airport, this could have been communicated a little better, but the workers all hustled to get us to the airport on time and we appreciated that.
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Long delays getting picked up at airport. Long delay getting paperwork completed at pickup, did not take same credit card as car was reserved with. High damage reserve needed to be placed on car.
Cons: Awfull and grumpy staff, not really helpful, totally replaceable by automation human beings.
Pros: Pick-up worked out well, transfer to the location was uncomplicated. The car was in good condition but already had lots of scratches which resulted in lots of notes during the inspection.
Cons: Everything worked out well until I returned the car and the representative charged me for a minor scratch in the front shield caused by a rock.
Pros: The car was clean and in good condition.
Cons: The woman who met us at the airport was extremely late with no apology, then she gave us a huge hassle renting the car because she wouldn't let us pay the damage deposit on debit card, and said it had to be credit. She also wouldn't let us use the phone to call my credit card company because she didn't understand what a toll-free number was and didn't want to be charged. Eventually we convinced her to try the debit and of course it worked. But it took us half an hour of arguing with her.
Cons: The service was extremely rude and completely unacceptable. While we were trying to check out the car, the representative was not helping us and kept asking other people if they needed help (who were not American). While we were returning the car, the man yelled at us for no reason and the other people in the office even had to apologize for him. They calmly explained what he was trying to say and we were very receptive.
Pros: It was easy to find the representative at the airport. The shuttle was great. The location for returns is easy to find.
Cons: It was slow both for pick up and return. The need more people to handle these things. It was a long wait for the ride back to the airport so I missed my bus.
Cons: Faulty AC. Did not get what I paid money for. Pursuing the company now for reimbursement of funds.