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Hi and welcome to the USA Rental Car Master thread!

This thread is designated to help members find the best available rate for their car rental. As with all things if you don't want to help yourself others will not help you. It is always best that you do some research with each individual company before asking for help.

All companies have corporate discounts that lower standard internet rates here is a roundup of them.
Here are the links to some of them
             

Please ensure that you have posted using the format below. Leaving anything blank may result in no response.

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[b]Pickup location[/b]:
[b]Drop Off location[/b]:
[b]Pickup date & time[/b]:
[b]Drop Off Date & Time[/b]
[b]Preferred Car Size[/b]:
[b]Age[/b] (if under 25):
[b]Best quote[/b]:

After you have rented please share you experience with others in the What did you reserve? What did you get? thread.
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #160 on: November 29, 2011, 06:25:10 PM »
Need a rental car from 12/5 to 12/12.

Pickup at LGA.

What can you car gurus find?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #161 on: November 29, 2011, 06:46:39 PM »
Need a rental car from 12/5 to 12/12.

Pickup at LGA.

What can you car gurus find?
hertz brazil with USAA corporate # 77694 is by far the cheapest $125 for a compact car and $152 for a full size incl. taxes and fees

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #162 on: November 29, 2011, 08:07:21 PM »
hertz brazil with USAA corporate # 77694 is by far the cheapest $125 for a compact car and $152 for a full size incl. taxes and fees

What's Hertz Brazil?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #163 on: November 29, 2011, 08:22:09 PM »
I expect more than that from u
its been discussed for quite some time that in the upper left hand corner of the Hertz site u can change the country site and language which can generate a better rate

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« Reply #164 on: November 29, 2011, 09:23:02 PM »
I expect more than that from u
its been discussed for quite some time that in the upper left hand corner of the Hertz site u can change the country site and language which can generate a better rate

Well, then perhaps I can manage your expectations a bit better: I know next to nothing about the rental car space.

But, thanks for explaining. I'll try it now.

EDIT: Got it to work. As quoted above its $125/week for compact compared to $326 on Kayak for compact. Amazing. Thanks!

Do I need to be concerned when using the USAA Corp code?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #165 on: November 29, 2011, 09:35:25 PM »
Well, then perhaps I can manage your expectations a bit better: I know next to nothing about the rental car space.

But, thanks for explaining. I'll try it now.

EDIT: Got it to work. As quoted above its $125/week for compact compared to $326 on Kayak for compact. Amazing. Thanks!

Do I need to be concerned when using the USAA Corp code?
a little search was all i meant as in all other threads but i guess i'm guilty of that to
as for usaa ime if u have a usaa debit card it works but i made a res. for s/o out of phl and he was asked for id which he didnt have

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« Reply #166 on: November 29, 2011, 09:37:39 PM »
as for usaa ime if u have a usaa debit card it works but i made a res. for s/o out of phl and he was asked for id which he didnt have

And what happened?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #167 on: November 29, 2011, 09:42:14 PM »
he didnt get the rate

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« Reply #168 on: November 29, 2011, 09:43:31 PM »
he didnt get the rate

Do you know if the normally ask?
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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #169 on: November 29, 2011, 11:10:37 PM »
What's Hertz Brazil?
I expect more than that from u
its been discussed for quite some time that in the upper left hand corner of the Hertz site u can change the country site and language which can generate a better rate
In general id agree with you, moko, but in this case I will just say that I understand what AJK means that he doesn't kno even though we spoke about it more than plenty and thats because he never has the need for a car so he prob never opens this thread.
Like by me there are a few things on this forum I don't have the first clue about and if i ask it sounds like I just didn't make a thorough search, but no.  It's because I never opened the thread to read bec it never applies to me (even though it is a bit annoying to repeat answering everyone that asks that question!)

Do you know if the normally ask?
They usually never ask but u never kno. I always have the "welcome email" from usaa to show them with my usaa number.

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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #170 on: November 29, 2011, 11:13:04 PM »
In general id agree with you, moko, but in this case I will just say that I understand what AJK means that he doesn't kno even though we spoke about it more than plenty and thats because he never has the need for a car so he prob never opens this thread.
Like by me there are a few things on this forum I don't have the first clue about and if i ask it sounds like I just didn't make a thorough search, but no.
its good to be taken seriously once in way while i was forgetting how it felt in real life

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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #171 on: November 29, 2011, 11:37:00 PM »
its good to be taken seriously once in way while i was forgetting how it felt in real life
Sorry u lost me there. care to elaborate?

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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #172 on: November 29, 2011, 11:50:08 PM »
They usually never ask but u never kno. I always have the "welcome email" from usaa to show them with my usaa number.

So you are a USAA member?
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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #173 on: November 29, 2011, 11:53:12 PM »
So you are a USAA member?
I sure am.  It's free, sign up on usaa.com

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« Reply #174 on: November 29, 2011, 11:54:32 PM »
I sure am.  It's free, sign up on usaa.com

Ah, I was confused. You show them your a member (which presumably they accept at face value), but that doesn't mean your an employee (who would qualify for the discount). I got it, thanks.
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Re: Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #175 on: November 30, 2011, 12:02:02 AM »
Ah, I was confused. You show them your a member (which presumably they accept at face value), but that doesn't mean your an employee (who would qualify for the discount). I got it, thanks.
Well it only happened to me twice and that was when I was trying to get on as a second driver for free since any usaa member can drive if another member rents but insurance wise I wanted to be on contract so i had to prove I was a member but i dont think they care if ur actually military (don't really know what makes u an employee of USAA)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #176 on: November 30, 2011, 12:34:52 AM »
I just rented from Hertz @ JFK under USAA and they did ask me for ID so I showed them my confirmation email from USAA after signing up online...

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« Reply #177 on: November 30, 2011, 08:04:41 AM »
I just rented from Hertz @ JFK under USAA and they did ask me for ID so I showed them my confirmation email from USAA after signing up online...

Great, thanks for sharing!

I'm assuming that worked?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #178 on: November 30, 2011, 09:49:19 PM »
or oneway bklyn -chicago dec. 21-22 or 22-23
age 24
i dont need more than a midsize
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #179 on: December 01, 2011, 05:21:08 PM »
YYZ (area) to EWR/LGA/JFK
Dec 25-26
Over 25
Any car

Not finding better than 180 at Avis
(I know it isn't USA but I figured its close enough) TIA
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