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Good value service
Arrived at Melbourne and called for the bus. The car was fine - only didn't have some wiper fluid in it - but drove fine with no issues. Had a nice trip and had no concerns - really a great concept and great value for the renter.
The return was painless.
Car hood swiftly took 4K out of my bank for scratches on rim and tyre of one wheel and returned nothing. No reply to emails or calls since and this was over a year ago. 1300 number is disconnected. I want my money back
Cheap and easy
Everything went well with our rental. The car was exactly what we needed and we had no problems with it. Carhood we’re great with confirming the drop off and making sure we knew how to carry out a late drop off.
Budget car rental
The staff are very friendly and accommodating and easy to deal with. The car was ok however needed a good detail internally. the business is quite a distance from the airport and the opening times a free return to the airport are different so this is misleading. the return to the airport of 4pm for the last shuttle bus is too early.
Would come straight to you should we have known.
Not a big name but simple, hassle-free, user-friendly, and straightforward service. Car in a reasonably good condition. We went as far as the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road. A refund wa made immediately to the credit card once we returned the car.
Customer service was good.
Pickup at the airport was way too long because the garage you go to is MILES away from the MLB airport.
I ordered the car thinking it was a standard rental car, not someones personal car a-la AirBnB style. The car was fine, though. I also received an email alert a few days out that I may not be able to get a car, then I got a confirmation not long after, thankfully. It doesn't really instill me with much confidence. I'll probably avoid next time as pricing is comparable to standard rentals.
Customer service was prompt and friendly
The bond was dealt with professionally
the vehicle was exactly as ordered which was clean, tidy and mechanically sound
We did about 450k for business without and problems
Easy pick up and return, cheap, clean easy to drive car
Quick trip, perfect and reasonably priced. Professional staff, clean car, simple paperwork. Deposit refunded immediately. Staff advise on refuelling and location of servo much appreciated.Help with luggage and advise on best route was great
Best option on a budget
I was not sure about using this service as it was unknown to me but will definitely use again due to there great service and rates. The car was what I ordered and the bond was returned within a couple of days.
Great friendly service.
Excellent price & Great friendly service. Car has no sticker so ot feels so private
Bond was cleared the next day.
Car provided is perfect for our business trip.
Will definitely recommend to friends.
Excellent price. Good service.
Didn't find another car for this price. The only issue I had was that when I called for the shuttle from the airport, nobody picked the call even when i tried 3 times over about 10 mins. And then I was picked about 25 mins later. All together it took 40 mins since I first tried to call to when I was picked up. Everything else was great.
Perfect location for hire car
I am very happy with very good service
Good support to all time
Car conditions very nice
I like one of this drop car after business hours so no rush
I get deposit back 100% within 4 days
I give 5* I hired car for 3 days and it's very cheap price everything good
Thank you very much
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Great car. Friendly service
Loved the car - Subaru Liberty. Easy to drive and lots of room. The boot was extra large so plenty of room for luggage.
Service was great.
The only downside was that its hard to contact anyone for information.
Car was what we booked and service was good. bond was returned the next day and everything went well. Probably only thing was we tried calling before 9am and the phone wasnt answered as we needed the address as our booking had their new address and they hadnt shifted there yet
Excellent service, great car, awesome price!
Pretty much all in my title - easy to communicate with, lovely people who picked us up from the airport and explained the rental t&c's to us, car was exactly as we'd been advised - super easy! My only suggestion would be to maybe offer renters the information that a service station is not too far from the drop-off point, just to make things even easier than they already were :-D
Very good car rental, but expensive tolls
Great little car, and a good price if you take the most basic car insurance (largest excess).
I discovered just before pickup that Carhood's management of tolls makes them expensive, so I had to drive through Brisbane's inner city bypass (which is slow) in order to avoid a hefty toll on the Gateway Bridge.
My experience ended in Tears
Do not use this company if you are arriving or departing outside there business hours!
A long, horrific story cut short . Our experience was the worse, especially with two children, one being as young as 10months old! Mark, the gentleman who we did see in person was great to us. But the company, their lack of information, follow up & communication had made me so mad.
HORRIBLE SCAMMERS AND THIEVES - BEWARE!!!
I rented a car in August for a few days from Carhood in Sydney. when I picked it up they mentioned nothing of tolls and how to pay them. 2 months later they took $93.94 out of my account for 8 tolls which I estimate were worth around $20-$25. They gave no information about the tolls nor did they give any chance for me to pay them myself. When I wrote and asked for clarification they did not respond to my emails. I managed to talk to someone on their online chat form who just told me to write emails, which I did again and still not responded. I ...asked for evidence of the tolls and evidence of the extra charges they said they would sent it and never did. When I ask again they say that their accounting department is restructuring, which seems odd because when I look at all the online reviews of this company there are many people angry about poor customer service and hidden and exorbitant fees being charged. I have made official complaints to NSW Fair Trading and recommend all these other people on here do the same to shut these fools down
Service was prompt and effecient and found all the processes went very smoothly.
I did book a certain vehicle and found I received the same and it was a delight to drive and served our needs perfectly.
We used the vehicle for getting us around Melbourne for attending a funeral and visiting family and friends.
Value for money
We were picked up promptly. Informed of our responsibilities, the customer service was good.
The vehicle wasn't the one we expected but we were upgraded to a better car at no extra cost. We wer wuite happy.
Questions & Answers
Why this Carhood.com.au can not be log in, its this company broken?
We had some technical difficulties the past days which is why our site was down. It is already available now.
i notice you can answer questions ... answer positive feedback but when people ask about where our money is there are no longer answers ... yet you continue to takepeoples cars rent them out and receivfe money for them. WHERE ARE OUR PAYMENTS
how Long dose those carhood people own u peyment.
How can I access the so called "web chat" which doesn't seem to be on the home page? (whether i am logged in or not - tried IE/FF/Chrome during 9-5) I have issues with the payments, fees and damage claim...
Emails are not getting answered, and calling them just get hung up and pointed to a "web chat" which i can't find.
you have to fill in your details when you see like a message box appear in tge bottom right of the screen . Good luck
Just wondering has anyone who rented their car to Carhood being paid?
I doubt any one got paid from carhood. Do not leave your car there at all. They just make money out of the car. Never pay you.
I have left my car there 3 times now and it hasn't been rented out so i cannot speak personally about not getting paid for rent however I have read a number of other reviews that claim they haven't been paid or had to wait a long time.
My car was rented out for 3 weeks in August 2018, so 1 year ago and still no payment! I would strongly discourage anyone from using this service to rent their car out.
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