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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #120 on: September 09, 2017, 10:03:02 PM »
I will rent a car in Israel and have the
 
Barclays AA Aviator World Elite MasterCard
or Amex business Platinum.
Both claim to cover insurance and no forex fees...
Which one I will have the best coverage?

Any advantage one over the other in Israel?
Renting through Europcar.

Thank you.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #121 on: September 10, 2017, 09:08:16 AM »
Been changing my cc for years, no problem.
This happpened to me a few weeks ago at Hertz.
Now we have a new issue to worry about, the Isralis managed to make up a new problem.. with new excuses...
Feel really bad for you if this is what worries you.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #122 on: September 28, 2017, 01:29:18 AM »
It is true (not sure about the reasoning, but you need to buy third party liability insurance at any car rental).

I know this quote is from 2014..
Is this still accurate?

I've never rented in Israel, and will be spending close to two weeks there over this Chanukah..
Anyone can give me a crash-course about insurance and other things i should know about before picking a rental?

Thanks!

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #123 on: September 28, 2017, 04:32:25 AM »
I know this quote is from 2014..
Is this still accurate?

I've never rented in Israel, and will be spending close to two weeks there over this Chanukah..
Anyone can give me a crash-course about insurance and other things i should know about before picking a rental?

Thanks!
Simple. Just call an agent and get an all inclusive quote. Your CC insurance will cover collision but you will need to buy mandatory liability from the company.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #124 on: September 28, 2017, 06:15:22 AM »
It’s just a new concept for me that you “have” to buy LIS in the whole country..
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #125 on: September 28, 2017, 07:04:53 AM »
It’s just a new concept for me that you “have” to buy LIS in the whole country..
Thanks!
Pm me for prices.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #126 on: October 01, 2017, 08:23:52 AM »
Is it true a spouse can drive a rental car and be covered on the insurance with out being an Added an a driver.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #127 on: October 01, 2017, 09:39:59 AM »
Just use a decent agent that'll get you a free additional driver, and don't play guessing games that'll cause an insurance headache.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #128 on: October 01, 2017, 10:03:20 AM »
Is it true a spouse can drive a rental car and be covered on the insurance with out being an Added an a driver.
Nope. Read the contract.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #129 on: October 01, 2017, 10:10:14 AM »


It’s just a new concept for me that you “have” to buy LIS in the whole country..
Thanks!

It's simply the way that they break it down. You technically paying for it in the US as well.
Nope. Read the contract.
In the US it definitely covers. Interesting

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #130 on: October 01, 2017, 10:13:48 AM »

In the US it definitely covers. Interesting.

Most rental agencies will allow a spouse as an additional driver for free, however they must be added to the contract. As I said, read the contract. Says clearly there that they must be added to the contract.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #131 on: October 01, 2017, 10:33:54 AM »
Most rental agencies will allow a spouse as an additional driver for free, however they must be added to the contract. As I said, read the contract. Says clearly there that they must be added to the contract.
I clearly remember being told otherwise.

A quick Google seems to validate it.

https://www.avis.com/car-rental/html/global/en/terms/PrefMbrGlobalTermsMiddle-text.html

C. Except where otherwise specifically authorized by applicable law, only you, your spouse or domestic partner, or, if you rent from us under your employer’s corporate account agreement, your employer or a regular fellow employee incidental to business duties may drive the car, but only with your prior permission. The other driver must be at least 25 years old and must be a capable and validly licensed driver.


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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #132 on: October 01, 2017, 11:00:36 AM »
I clearly remember being told otherwise.

A quick Google seems to validate it.

https://www.avis.com/car-rental/html/global/en/terms/PrefMbrGlobalTermsMiddle-text.html

C. Except where otherwise specifically authorized by applicable law, only you, your spouse or domestic partner, or, if you rent from us under your employer’s corporate account agreement, your employer or a regular fellow employee incidental to business duties may drive the car, but only with your prior permission. The other driver must be at least 25 years old and must be a capable and validly licensed driver.
Interesting, I remember reading that, yes, they can drive, but they must be added specifically. What does the next clause say? Anything about that?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #133 on: October 02, 2017, 05:48:58 PM »
Interesting, I remember reading that, yes, they can drive, but they must be added specifically. What does the next clause say? Anything about that?

Usually these things are worked out before with your agent. That is why that agents in Israel and America they dont.
It seems to be that if working with a good agent you should verify with them since they should be able to add on the additional driver before you even go in to get the car.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #134 on: October 26, 2017, 02:27:01 AM »
Anybody any idea how i can get a 7 pass van for cheaper? some trick?

A car can get for $25 a day and van not under $60 minimum

Need some ddf trick to lower that!
me too....

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #135 on: October 26, 2017, 04:50:59 AM »
me too....
if you don't need trunk space check out the Toyota verso it's usually cheaper
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #136 on: October 26, 2017, 08:09:33 AM »
Does Avis charge for Shabbos when renting a car for the weekend?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #137 on: October 26, 2017, 12:03:54 PM »
So do I need to get a separate insurance aside from what my CSP will cover for a rental in Israel? I heard that I need some kind of 3rd party insurance or something like that. Any insights?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #138 on: October 26, 2017, 12:15:02 PM »
Does Avis charge for Shabbos when renting a car for the weekend?
they only charge for insurance+tax (about $12)
best would be to go through an agent. I highly recommend Moshe Lieberman if going through Avis.

So do I need to get a separate insurance aside from what my CSP will cover for a rental in Israel? I heard that I need some kind of 3rd party insurance or something like that. Any insights?
yes. Do yourself a favor and go through an agent.
a friend of mine went through Priceline original quote was 400 when it came to paying they charged 800.
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #139 on: October 26, 2017, 12:48:18 PM »
an agent from my auto insurance company or is there a specific guy people use?