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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #280 on: March 21, 2023, 04:40:23 PM »

Anyone have similar experience? Any recourse?

Yes, it is legitimate. Kvish 6 has two separate operators. Noach rental explained to me how to avoid getting charged. It's a real pain.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #281 on: March 21, 2023, 04:47:24 PM »
Does hertz in Israel upgrade you if you're a PC member?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #282 on: March 21, 2023, 04:47:42 PM »
Yes, it is legitimate. Kvish 6 has two separate operators. Noach rental explained to me how to avoid getting charged. It's a real pain.

This is crazy. While in the US one could drive on an interstate highway and be charged by different authorities in different states, it is usually made clear. I'm not sure how it works regarding the toll USAGE fee, I thought car-rental companies charge that only once per day, or once per rental.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #283 on: March 21, 2023, 04:48:35 PM »
Does hertz in Israel upgrade you if you're a PC member?

Officially they don't. I got a double upgrade on my last rental, but I might have just had good luck (agent was probably in a good mood as he was able to upsell all the extras to the prior customer).
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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #284 on: March 21, 2023, 07:07:50 PM »
No experience with Hertz but the toll for kvish 6 varies by how much you drive on it so it makes sense that they charge you in increments.

Not sure why there are multiple service fees though. Seems like a money grab.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #285 on: March 21, 2023, 10:02:02 PM »
Does anyone know if hertz includes automatically Liability 3rd party insurance? I know this is a must in Israel, so trying to find out if my booking that I made through autoslash/Priceline with Hertz has this covered. I could not get a straight answer out of priceline or Hertz sounded like they wanted me to pay an extra $16/day. 

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #286 on: March 21, 2023, 10:44:53 PM »
Does anyone know if hertz includes automatically Liability 3rd party insurance? I know this is a must in Israel, so trying to find out if my booking that I made through autoslash/Priceline with Hertz has this covered. I could not get a straight answer out of priceline or Hertz sounded like they wanted me to pay an extra $16/day.

It's not included unless you see it on your rental agreement. They will definitely make you pay. Noach includes it in the quote.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #287 on: March 21, 2023, 10:57:04 PM »
They will definitely make you pay.

Question is how much. Many times Autoslash is drastically cheaper.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #288 on: March 22, 2023, 07:18:51 PM »
Question is how much. Many times Autoslash is drastically cheaper.

autoslash was $594 for 10 days, i was told by hertz that it would be $16 per day so an extra $160 = 754, noach had a rental from sixt for $750.04

I found a rental from alamo (enterprise i think) for $705.66, this one says that it includes the liability insurance. 

Any one found anything better/cheaper these days. 

I am renting from 9/28-10/8, need an intermediate size car or bigger.  I have CSR or Amex Platinum. 



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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #289 on: March 22, 2023, 07:24:54 PM »
autoslash was $594 for 10 days, i was told by hertz that it would be $16 per day so an extra $160 = 754, noach had a rental from sixt for $750.04

I found a rental from alamo (enterprise i think) for $705.66, this one says that it includes the liability insurance. 

Any one found anything better/cheaper these days. 

I am renting from 9/28-10/8, need an intermediate size car or bigger.  I have CSR or Amex Platinum.

Which Hertz told you $16. The Israeli branch? And what class car?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #290 on: March 22, 2023, 09:05:15 PM »
Which Hertz told you $16. The Israeli branch? And what class car?

I called up Hertz in general not specifically the one in Israel, the class car was an intermediate car (Subaru Impreza or similar), I booked it through priceline via autoslash. 

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #291 on: March 22, 2023, 09:36:52 PM »
I called up Hertz in general not specifically the one in Israel, the class car was an intermediate car (Subaru Impreza or similar), I booked it through priceline via autoslash.

Hertz in general has nothing to do with hertz Israel. I would contact the latter to find out the liability insurance costs.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #292 on: March 23, 2023, 12:35:03 PM »
Hertz in general has nothing to do with hertz Israel. I would contact the latter to find out the liability insurance costs.

Hertz israel says that they have no record of my rental because it was done through priceline/hertz (non-israel) so they are not even able to see my reservation.  Not sure where to go from there. 

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #293 on: April 16, 2023, 12:43:43 AM »
Does hertz presidential circle benefit of 2nd driver for free apply in Jerusalem?

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #294 on: April 16, 2023, 05:50:45 PM »

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #296 on: April 16, 2023, 09:03:37 PM »
Does hertz presidential circle benefit of 2nd driver for free apply in Jerusalem?
Prob not.

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #297 on: April 17, 2023, 06:35:18 AM »
Slightly time sensitive Q:
My cousins (brother + sister) are supposed to be renting a car from Budget at TLV in a half hour. He's staying for a week, she is leaving in 2 days, so they had planned on putting it on his name.
But he can't find his tourist visa slip (he's been here for 2 weeks already).
Can they put the rental in her name, even though she won't be there to return the car, to save the VAT? (They're both US tourists, he just can't find his tourist visa slip, and I'm pretty sure that without it he'll need to pay the VAT)

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #298 on: April 17, 2023, 06:50:45 AM »
Slightly time sensitive Q:
My cousins (brother + sister) are supposed to be renting a car from Budget at TLV in a half hour. He's staying for a week, she is leaving in 2 days, so they had planned on putting it on his name.
But he can't find his tourist visa slip (he's been here for 2 weeks already).
Can they put the rental in her name, even though she won't be there to return the car, to save the VAT? (They're both US tourists, he just can't find his tourist visa slip, and I'm pretty sure that without it he'll need to pay the VAT)

I think if you show them a marriage certificate might work to waive VAT

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Re: rental car in Israel
« Reply #299 on: April 17, 2023, 07:44:14 AM »
I think if you show them a marriage certificate might work to waive VAT
I know it's probably too late but you can get a new visa slip at the airport misrad hapnim . BTDT