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Hi and welcome to the USA Rental Car Master thread!

This thread is designated to help members find the best available rate for their car rental. As with all things if you don't want to help yourself others will not help you. It is always best that you do some research with each individual company before asking for help.

All companies have corporate discounts that lower standard internet rates here is a roundup of them.
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After you have rented please share you experience with others in the What did you reserve? What did you get? thread.
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #60 on: October 26, 2011, 04:31:39 PM »
I checked out a few other options for myself... USAA is in fact the cheapest so I guess I'm going to sign up with them. Though with a daily rate I'd save a little, it's not worth the hasstle so have to return and rent again.

The only other thing I found was booking the Hertz South Africa, the total comes our to 2278.20 ZAR which is 286.117 USD. In order to book this though, it needs to be pre-paid. Any reason not to do it this way??

Edit: Does anyone have an idea how I can have gold service and have to go in to the counter if it's a first time rental on the gold account?

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #61 on: October 26, 2011, 04:36:37 PM »
if i use USAA account (provided on this page 77694) what is that number from btw?

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #62 on: October 26, 2011, 04:55:13 PM »
77694 is the USAA cdp. You're supposed to be a member.

@elig - You won't be able to prepay without a S africa cc
I would assume there's a way to get 4 days at the daily rate.
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #63 on: October 26, 2011, 04:59:04 PM »
77694 is the USAA cdp. You're supposed to be a member.

@elig - You won't be able to prepay without a S africa cc
I would assume there's a way to get 4 days at the daily rate.
hmm n what happns if ur not a member and u rented a car?

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #64 on: October 26, 2011, 05:04:27 PM »
hmm n what happns if ur not a member and u rented a car?
Nothing! Unless they ask. Just like every cdp. Only its just a matter of filling a form to become a member. BTW the employees all think u have to be in the military. Just say ur brother is or s/t
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #65 on: October 27, 2011, 02:32:35 PM »
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #66 on: October 28, 2011, 12:39:24 PM »
Wondering what would be the best value for me: I want to rent a convertible in LIH for 4 days. The cheapest price i found was around $400 (i might even have to pay underage fees too) If i book with AA miles it will be 23,000 miles plus taxes fees and underage (No way to waive the undrage fee while booking through AA). I'd rather use miles, but is it really worth it after the fees?

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #67 on: October 28, 2011, 12:51:59 PM »
Wondering what would be the best value for me: I want to rent a convertible in LIH for 4 days. The cheapest price i found was around $400 (i might even have to pay underage fees too) If i book with AA miles it will be 23,000 miles plus taxes fees and underage (No way to waive the undrage fee while booking through AA). I'd rather use miles, but is it really worth it after the fees?

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What about trying priceline?
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #68 on: October 28, 2011, 01:12:13 PM »
What about trying priceline?
Just checked. the cheapest they had was for $500  :o

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #69 on: October 28, 2011, 01:31:24 PM »
Just checked. the cheapest they had was for $500  :o

I meant trying name your own price, for a convertible. If you write your age they include underage fee.
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #70 on: October 28, 2011, 01:54:38 PM »
Wondering what would be the best value for me: I want to rent a convertible in LIH for 4 days. The cheapest price i found was around $400 (i might even have to pay underage fees too) If i book with AA miles it will be 23,000 miles plus taxes fees and underage (No way to waive the undrage fee while booking through AA). I'd rather use miles, but is it really worth it after the fees?

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dates? if u want a weekend i found a random weekend (convertable mustang) for $314 including CDW and liability and additional driver fee it covers, + use USAA and underage will be covered

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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #71 on: October 28, 2011, 02:58:26 PM »
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #72 on: October 29, 2011, 12:21:52 PM »
Wondering what would be the best value for me: I want to rent a convertible in LIH for 4 days. The cheapest price i found was around $400 (i might even have to pay underage fees too) If i book with AA miles it will be 23,000 miles plus taxes fees and underage (No way to waive the undrage fee while booking through AA). I'd rather use miles, but is it really worth it after the fees?

Thanks
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Mitsubishi Eclypse $242 Ford Mustang $261 For A WEEK via Hertz Chile USAA CDP (77694). Check the Hertz thread for specifics about these prices. Worked for my cousin last week. Get Hertz Gold to avoid the counter just in case
Just BTW Cadillac is pricing at $161/wk. thats about $24/day. if anyone needs hits for the US grand slam.
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #73 on: October 29, 2011, 02:45:57 PM »
Looking for a rental car in LTN (UK)
Dec 4- dec 9
Need something Automatic and it seems really expensive...
the best 'i got was  170 GBP
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Re: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #74 on: October 29, 2011, 07:40:10 PM »
Wondering what would be the best value for me: I want to rent a convertible in LIH for 4 days. The cheapest price i found was around $400 (i might even have to pay underage fees too) If i book with AA miles it will be 23,000 miles plus taxes fees and underage (No way to waive the undrage fee while booking through AA). I'd rather use miles, but is it really worth it after the fees?

jan 15-19

u can get  a jeep wrangler (looks like convertable) for $210