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I am going to Los Angeles in june and wanted to find the best price for my car rental and wanted to know any tips to do so. In addition I am under 25 so any ways to get that under age fee waved would be great. thanx
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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #90 on: June 20, 2017, 02:00:16 PM »
hi im 19 and would like to know if there is a way to wave underage fee without breaking halachos
With hertz you can waive the fee with either the yeshiva code, USAA or AAA.
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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #91 on: June 20, 2017, 10:33:04 PM »
When renting through Costcotravel, officially you have to be a member. My membership expired already but I am still able to make reservations. Will I have any problems when picking up the car?
Update: all my reservations including previous ones were cancelled automatically without any email letting me know.

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #92 on: June 21, 2017, 01:20:49 PM »
hi im 19 and would like to know if there is a way to wave underage fee without breaking halachos
What do you mean without breaking halachos?

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #93 on: June 21, 2017, 03:10:50 PM »
What do you mean without breaking halachos?
He wants DDF to become his LOR, something we're very good at here.
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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #94 on: August 10, 2017, 10:31:13 AM »
HI everyone. I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but ill guess well try and see if it works out.
When you search on priceline or other booking sites, there's all these car rental companies that are many times much cheaper then the regular avis, hertz and budget. Can anybody share they're experience or opinion on companies like:
1- Alamo
2-Dollar
3- sixt   (I'm talking about in the U.S.)
4- thrifty ( Again-in the US )

Or the even less heard of ones like:
1-Ace
2-Advantage
3-E-Z
4-Fox
5-Payless

Thnx!


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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #95 on: August 10, 2017, 12:37:35 PM »
anyone have experience positive or negative using this avis corp code state of Florida AWD #A113400?

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #96 on: August 14, 2017, 01:43:32 PM »
Not sure where to post this. I reserved the Avis 3 Hour Porsche deal in FRA for 99.10 Euros, but I see now that the Sapphire Reserve card does not cover Porsche vehicles. Any other card that covers it?

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #97 on: August 14, 2017, 02:01:20 PM »
Not sure where to post this. I reserved the Avis 3 Hour Porsche deal in FRA for 99.10 Euros, but I see now that the Sapphire Reserve card does not cover Porsche vehicles. Any other card that covers it?
Try the Citi Prestige, they have a pretty inclusive coverage.

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #98 on: August 14, 2017, 02:12:07 PM »
Try the Citi Prestige, they have a pretty inclusive coverage.

I don't have the PRESTIGE card, but I do see that my stupid Double Cash card from Citi covers anything as long as it's not more than 50K, and Avis does provide coverage with a $1500 deductible, so I guess the DC will be the best card to use. I will of course change CC once I am back and there is no damage to avoid the FX fee.

Thoughts?

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #99 on: August 14, 2017, 02:20:37 PM »
I don't have the PRESTIGE card, but I do see that my stupid Double Cash card from Citi covers anything as long as it's not more than 50K, and Avis does provide coverage with a $1500 deductible, so I guess the DC will be the best card to use. I will of course change CC once I am back and there is no damage to avoid the FX fee.

Thoughts?
Putpac to confirm.

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #100 on: August 16, 2017, 09:23:35 PM »
Update. I just checked again and the car rental benefit that excludes exotic or fancy cars like Mercedes or Porsche, only applies to the Sapphire preferred Card, not the Reserve card. The RC includes coverage up to 75K for any (most) vehicles.

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #101 on: August 26, 2017, 11:49:32 PM »
Update. I just checked again and the car rental benefit that excludes exotic or fancy cars like Mercedes or Porsche, only applies to the Sapphire preferred Card, not the Reserve card. The RC includes coverage up to 75K for any (most) vehicles.
If you purchase premium amex card rental insurance there is a option to for coverage for cars up to 100k market value. It should cover exotic cars from what I know. Anyone else have input?

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #102 on: April 21, 2020, 11:32:22 AM »
Looking to rent an 8 seater.

Which company carries them?

I have Hertz president's circle and national executive elite.  Could I expect to find something in the aisle?

Any help would be appreciated

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #103 on: April 21, 2020, 11:59:25 AM »
Wow great find (this thread)
Wish I know it existed a while back

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Re: Car Rentals for Beginners
« Reply #104 on: April 21, 2020, 12:20:42 PM »
Looking to rent an 8 seater.

Which company carries them?

I have Hertz president's circle and national executive elite.  Could I expect to find something in the aisle?

Any help would be appreciated
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