General Pet Policy for most major car rental companies: Dogs of all sizes are allowed for no additional fee and no restrictions are indicated. There may be charges if there is damage or excessive cleaning required. It is advisable to bring blankets for heavy or shedding dogs, and they must be leashed or crated. This policy applies to the following companies. Reservations for rental cars usually don't have to be paid until you pick up the car. It is advisable that you check with the company about your reservation and pet(s) before you pick up the car.
United States: 1-800-675-1487
800-352-7900; Customer Service
Outside US 800-331-1212
outside the U.S. 800-472-3325
United States, Canada, UK, Ireland, and Germany only
The following car rental companies have a more restrictive policy and should be avoided by people with pets unless they are comfortable with their pets remaining in a kennel in the rental car. Here is their pet policy:
Dogs of all sizes are allowed for no additional fee and they must remain kenneled while in the vehicle. There may be charges if there is damage or excessive cleaning required.
800-THRIFTY (847-4389) within the United States and Canada