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Pickuup tlv airport jan 31 2020 12:30am
Drop Off location:TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time:feb 10 2020 10pm
Preferred Car Size:midsize
Age (if under 25):over 25
Credit Cards:sapphire visa

Hertz is the only rental company that has returns at terminal 3 in Ben Gurion Airport.


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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3500 on: September 14, 2017, 08:27:51 AM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: September 28th 4:00
Drop Off location: Jerusalem  (prefer rommema)
Drop Off Date & time:  October 3rd 4:00
Preferred Car Size: 6-7 people
Age (if under 25): +25
Credit Cards: AMEX biz platinum, Chase saphire  (no fee)
Booked.

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3501 on: September 15, 2017, 05:31:26 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: Wed October 18, 2017
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: Thursday October 26, 2017
Preferred Car Size: 4 people
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: CSR

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« Reply #3502 on: September 18, 2017, 03:27:44 AM »
I know this is mostly for people requesting quotes and whatnot, but I was hoping for this info when I was booking, so I figure others might be interested too.
 
To bring the above full circle - we ended up in the station wagon category at an excellent rate through B.D.Da'ehu (rental was with Thrifty).

We got a Kia C'eed Station, which from my research was a good thing, as it was slightly more roomy than the other options in the category. It fit a Britax convertible rear facing in the middle seat, with boosters in the 2 outer seats. It wasn't particularly tight in the back, but buckling the kids in the boosters was annoying - nothing to do with this particular car, just the nature of 3 kids in the back. The trunk ended up being just big enough, with 2 full size rolling suitcases fitting flat next to each other (the long way) and a bunch of small bags, knapsacks, the stroller and my hatbox all piled on top of them. With the car loaded up, I obviously couldn't see out the rearview mirror, but the tech in the car made up for it (back up cam for parking, aftermarket lane detection, etc).

Bonus points for the guy at the return for Thrifty at 6AM who took one look at us with all the luggage and our little kids and just drove us to departures and dropped us off in the rental. Easily the fastest rental car return I've ever experienced. In retrospect, we probably would've been in serious danger of missing our flight if we would've had to go through the normal lengthy process of inspection, transferring luggage, waiting for shuttle to the terminal, etc.

Bottom line, the station wagon category is a great option if you don't need more than 5 seats, but still need a good amount of trunk space.

thank you for this did you offer him a tip or he just did it on his own? is this a normal practice ?

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« Reply #3503 on: September 18, 2017, 03:56:24 AM »
yes thrifty

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« Reply #3504 on: September 18, 2017, 09:56:41 AM »
thank you for this did you offer him a tip or he just did it on his own? is this a normal practice ?
He just did it, no tip. I can't imagine it's standard practice.

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« Reply #3505 on: September 24, 2017, 07:03:43 AM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: Thursday February 1,2018 1PM
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: Monday February 5, 2018 7AM
Preferred Car Size: 4 people
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: CSP

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3506 on: September 25, 2017, 05:42:10 AM »
Pickup location: JERUSALEM
Pickup date & time: 15 OCT 2017 11 AM
Drop Off location: JERUSALEM
Drop Off Date & Time: 22 OCT 2017 5 PM
Preferred Car Size: midsize
Age (if under 25): OVER
Credit Cards: CSP

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3507 on: September 25, 2017, 11:33:03 PM »
Pickup location: Jerusalem King David
Pickup date & time: OCT 8 10:00am
Drop Off location: Jerusalem King David
Drop Off Date & Time: OCT 11 10:00AM
Preferred Car Size: Any car that seats 6
Age (if under 25): over
Credit Cards: AMEX plat, CHASE Preferred, Chase Sapphire


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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3508 on: September 26, 2017, 11:25:46 AM »
Pickup location: TLV Airport
Pickup date & time: December 5 10:45AM
Drop Off location: TLV Airport
Drop Off Date & Time: December 14 9:00AM
Preferred Car Size: Premium - Full - SUV - Luxury
Age (if under 25): Over 25
Credit Card: CSR, Amex Starwood

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3509 on: September 26, 2017, 03:36:20 PM »
Pickup location: Jerusalem
Pickup date & time:  24 Nov early or 26 Nov early
Drop Off location: Jerusalem
Drop Off Date & Time: 28 Nov
Preferred Car Size: 2 adults and car seat
Age (if under 25): 31
Credit Cards: Chase Ink/Chase Sapphire Reserve possible/Amex Starwood
VAT: Yes

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3510 on: September 27, 2017, 02:03:42 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: October 15 at 10pm
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: October 17 at 2am
Preferred Car Size: cheapest
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: CSR / Amex Plat

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« Reply #3511 on: September 28, 2017, 12:57:57 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: Thursday February 1,2018 1PM
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: Monday February 5, 2018 7AM
Preferred Car Size: 4 people
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: CSP
Booked.

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3512 on: September 28, 2017, 07:12:15 PM »
Pickup location: JERUSALEM
Pickup date & time: 27 NOV 2017 afternoon
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: 28 NOV 2017 5 AM
Preferred Car Size: least expensive
Age (if under 25):
Credit Cards: Amex Bus Platinum or Chase INK Bus Plus/Preferred/Cash

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3513 on: October 01, 2017, 10:05:42 AM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: 7 OCT 2017 17:00
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: 24 OCT 2017 22:00
Preferred Car Size: least expensive
Age (if under 25): Over 26
Credit Cards: Chase Sapphire Reserve

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Re: Israel: Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
« Reply #3514 on: October 16, 2017, 04:26:19 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: 16 november 2017 3 PM
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: 30 november 2017 5 AM
Preferred Car Size: small- 2 adults only
Age (if under 25): 32
Credit Cards: CSR

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« Reply #3515 on: October 16, 2017, 04:32:07 PM »
Pickup location: Jerusalem
Pickup date & time:  24 Nov early or 26 Nov early
Drop Off location: Jerusalem
Drop Off Date & Time: 28 Nov
Preferred Car Size: 2 adults and car seat
Age (if under 25): 31
Credit Cards: Chase Ink/Chase Sapphire Reserve possible/Amex Starwood
VAT: Yes
Booked.

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« Reply #3516 on: October 17, 2017, 12:45:26 AM »
Pickup location: tlv
Pickup date & time: 8 dec 2017 1015 AM
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: 18 dec 2017 10 aM
Preferred Car Size: 6 pax plus luggage
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: US BANK VISA CARD chase reserve

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« Reply #3517 on: October 17, 2017, 10:13:35 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: January 19 at 1am
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: January 25 at 7am
Preferred Car Size: 7 seats
Age (if under 25): over 25
Credit Cards: CSR / Amex Plat

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« Reply #3518 on: October 19, 2017, 01:37:12 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: march 20 at 8am
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: April 11 at 12pm
Preferred Car Size: 9 seats
Age (if under 25): Drivers 1 and 2 - over 25.  Driver 3 - 18.
Credit Cards: CSR / Amex Plat and others

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« Reply #3519 on: October 19, 2017, 05:15:45 PM »
Pickup location: TLV airport
Pickup date & time: march 20 at 8am
Drop Off location: TLV airport
Drop Off Date & Time: April 11 at 12pm
Preferred Car Size: 9 seats
Age (if under 25): Drivers 1 and 2 - over 25.  Driver 3 - 18.
Credit Cards: CSR / Amex Plat and others
Booked.