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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #260 on: September 12, 2022, 12:39:55 PM »
Are you supposed to earn Hertz points from Rentals at TLV or are they excluded from earning points ?
excluded.
However i always call afterwards and they give me a 1 time exception and credit me with points

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #261 on: September 22, 2022, 11:21:12 AM »
anyone have experience with europcar in tlv? are they reliable? do they ask for letter from cc covering insurance?
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #262 on: September 28, 2022, 12:46:58 PM »
Anyone have any dp with using city car in Yershalim for an american? do they usually have enough cars,

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #263 on: September 28, 2022, 05:53:03 PM »
Anyone have any dp with using city car in Yershalim for an american? do they usually have enough cars,
[same availability for American and israeli]
depends where, if you are somewhere with a lot of citi cars parked then there should be one available nearby all the time,
you can also always book in advance and you should be able to get a car.
(just don't wait till you get here to sign up because applying to citi car is  an annoying process to get started)

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #264 on: September 28, 2022, 07:29:38 PM »
[same availability for American and israeli]
depends where, if you are somewhere with a lot of citi cars parked then there should be one available nearby all the time,
you can also always book in advance and you should be able to get a car.
(just don't wait till you get here to sign up because applying to citi car is  an annoying process to get started)
I found citicar a pain in the neck to sign up.
MyCar was very simple

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #265 on: September 29, 2022, 11:23:05 AM »
[same availability for American and israeli]
depends where, if you are somewhere with a lot of citi cars parked then there should be one available nearby all the time,
you can also always book in advance and you should be able to get a car.
(just don't wait till you get here to sign up because applying to citi car is  an annoying process to get started)
I would sign up earlier but you need a israeli number

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #266 on: October 02, 2022, 12:00:02 AM »
I would sign up earlier but you need a israeli number
easy to get a virtual number

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #267 on: October 02, 2022, 09:26:00 PM »
How long does city car or my car take to confirm your account so you can start renting?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #268 on: October 03, 2022, 01:44:02 AM »
easy to get a virtual number
Anyone for free? I think I need one for pango

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #269 on: October 03, 2022, 02:02:42 AM »
Anyone have any dp with using city car in Yershalim for an american? do they usually have enough cars,
[same availability for American and israeli]
depends where, if you are somewhere with a lot of citi cars parked then there should be one available nearby all the time,
you can also always book in advance and you should be able to get a car.
(just don't wait till you get here to sign up because applying to citi car is  an annoying process to get started)
How long does city car or my car take to confirm your account so you can start renting?

Tishrei is high season for demand and low season for service across israel.
If you wait for the last minute to book a car, there may not be any available from the nearest locations , and possibley none at all for the time you want. (think the days before sukkos or chol hamoed when everyone wants a car)
There are currently exactly TWO workdays before sukkos, so theres no garuntee that an application to either service will be proccessed before YT.

As far as I remember, you need your blue entry card to apply for citycar...

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #270 on: February 18, 2023, 08:58:34 PM »
Looking for a TA who can book a Hertz rental from the airport, any recs?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #271 on: February 20, 2023, 10:41:15 AM »
rent@noachcar.co.il
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #272 on: February 20, 2023, 11:26:45 AM »
Noach car rental is the best. I've used them many times & the 1 or 2 times that I didn't was a mistake.
One of the advantages with them is that they on their own will cancel and rebook a reservation if the prices go down after the first booking. my experience with others is that you had to be on top of it yourself in order to have that done.
I also found them to always be cheaper

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #273 on: February 21, 2023, 09:52:27 AM »
Noach car rental is the best. I've used them many times & the 1 or 2 times that I didn't was a mistake.
One of the advantages with them is that they on their own will cancel and rebook a reservation if the prices go down after the first booking. my experience with others is that you had to be on top of it yourself in order to have that done.
I also found them to always be cheaper
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #274 on: March 05, 2023, 03:43:36 PM »
Where is the current pickup for eldan? Used to be go to the parking lot and take a shuttle, is it the same?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #275 on: March 05, 2023, 05:11:32 PM »
[same availability for American and israeli]
depends where, if you are somewhere with a lot of citi cars parked then there should be one available nearby all the time,
you can also always book in advance and you should be able to get a car.
(just don't wait till you get here to sign up because applying to citi car is  an annoying process to get started)

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #276 on: March 05, 2023, 06:56:59 PM »
Where is the current pickup for eldan? Used to be go to the parking lot and take a shuttle, is it the same?
Pickup is in the parking lot

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #277 on: March 19, 2023, 05:17:22 PM »
Is 3rd party insurance always charged,  recently rented from sixt, and don't recall it being charged,  (used sapphire preferred ), however, have an upcoming rental with hertz and email mentions:

*Third Party Property Damage fee ranges from USD 14.00 to USD 17.00 per day (excluding tax).

* Please note - TPPD is a common charge amongst car rental companies in Isreal

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #278 on: March 19, 2023, 05:31:43 PM »
Yes it's common unless included in the rate

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #279 on: March 21, 2023, 04:34:55 PM »
I got two additional charges from Kesher (Hertz Israel franchisee). I assumed one could be for toll-road use, but had no clue what the other was.

I sent them an email asking for information, and they sent me two invoices for toll-road usage from the same day.

The problem is that I just drove one continuous ride on road #6, so I have no clue why there are two invoices, each with a ILS15 service charge. While it's not that much money, I did write to them to ask for evidence/backup/substantiation of why I am being charged those amounts even though it was a single continuous drive, but just got the following response:

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Hello

Sorry but Every one of the invoices we got from toll 6
and it was charged automatically 
So there is nothing we can do about that

Thank you

Anyone have similar experience? Any recourse?
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