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Costco car rental without a costco membership
« on: January 11, 2014, 10:07:52 PM »
Has anyone done it? Their price is 50 dollars cheaper than any other name brand rental agencies  but I don't have a membership. It I have to start a membership that will negate my savings. Anyone?

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2014, 10:17:15 PM »
Costco membership is also fully refundable, no questions asked, if you cancel it before it expires.

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2014, 10:19:18 PM »
No, it won't.

People don't like doing it because it can be a problem should you need use if insurance.

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2014, 10:19:37 PM »
Costco membership is also fully refundable, no questions asked, if you cancel it before it expires.
when does it expire 1 year?

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2014, 10:29:09 PM »
Yes

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2014, 06:53:49 AM »
What's wrong with insurance?
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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2014, 10:23:03 AM »
any other benefits of becoming a member?
i was thinking always free parking when you are in the area
$55/year seems pretty cheap - and they don't even mention it as a perk in their benefits!

you can only make a first impression ONCE

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2014, 10:49:03 AM »
Free parking? where?

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2014, 11:14:04 AM »
ive booked pple for a car from my costco membership, and never had a problem. dont think they ever asked for the membership ID

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2014, 11:19:11 AM »
Costco membership is also fully refundable, no questions asked, if you cancel it before it expires.
There are easier ways ::) ::) ::) ::)

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2014, 01:22:20 PM »
There are easier ways ::) ::) ::) ::)
Please explain.

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2014, 02:01:39 PM »
ive booked pple for a car from my costco membership, and never had a problem. dont think they ever asked for the membership ID
Around lakewood avis and budget do ask for Costco id

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2014, 02:43:41 PM »

any other benefits of becoming a member?
i was thinking always free parking when you are in the area
$55/year seems pretty cheap - and they don't even mention it as a perk in their benefits!
Please elaborate on what you mean by free parking.
Thanks   

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2014, 06:38:08 PM »
off topic
it was not for rentals
i meant when i'm in the area of a Costco i park there with a copy of my membership card in the window
you can only make a first impression ONCE

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Re: Costco car rental without a costco membership
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2014, 12:10:41 PM »
So is it worth a shot or not? What if they ask me for the ID and I dont have one? Its at FLL at a Alamo..