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Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« on: May 04, 2021, 11:09:36 AM »
What do you do when there are simply no rentals available in your destination city? Rent a U-Haul?
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2021, 11:16:15 AM »
Problem is that's not very realistic for a family.

Turo is sold out as well... this is a real issue.
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2021, 11:20:09 AM »
Problem is that's not very realistic for a family.

Turo is sold out as well... this is a real issue.
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2021, 11:21:34 AM »
is your destination uber cost prohibitive?
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2021, 11:28:06 AM »
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"A guaranteed car (up to Fullsize) with 24-hour notice when you reserve using the Midsize rate (in US and Canada)."

Except that they're not even allowing you to make a reservation.
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2021, 11:29:27 AM »
is your destination uber cost prohibitive?

ANC. Not an option at all.

And I need something like 50+ cars available at least (over a 3-week period).
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2021, 11:30:28 AM »
ANC. Not an option at all.

And I need something like 50+ cars available at least (over a 3-week period).


isn't that RV territory?
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2021, 11:32:36 AM »

isn't that RV territory?

Not for this trip
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2021, 11:35:38 AM »
Tried car share? Turo.com seems to have vehicles there.

*Never rented from them and have no idea as to their reliability.
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2021, 11:36:24 AM »
What do you do when there are simply no rentals available in your destination city? Rent a U-Haul?
Is there getaround there?
It's similar to turo

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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2021, 11:38:27 AM »
Tried car share? Turo.com seems to have vehicles there.

*Never rented from them and have no idea as to their reliability.


Turo is sold out as well... this is a real issue.
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2021, 11:40:52 AM »
Tried car share? Turo.com seems to have vehicles there.

Is there getaround there?

Both sold out
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2021, 11:42:45 AM »
Coach bus?
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Re: Car Rental Shortage - What Are The Options?
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2021, 11:57:13 AM »
Hire someone to buy used cars then flip them afterwards?