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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.

Press select, then copy the text to your post and fill it out

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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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Author Topic: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)  (Read 999485 times)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #260 on: December 21, 2011, 06:19:54 PM »
Can u understand this whole switching countries thing?
Especially on OWs it makes no sense.
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #261 on: December 21, 2011, 06:44:08 PM »
Can u understand this whole switching countries thing?
Especially on OWs it makes no sense.
i for 1 can't
 i even find different cars available at the same loc. based on which country u use
when i use usa mostly all cars are available but when i use south africa only a few are available the rest are sold out

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #262 on: December 21, 2011, 06:45:40 PM »
I sometimes forget these companies exist to make money. (Yet, I can't get a job)
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #263 on: December 21, 2011, 09:23:26 PM »
Can u understand this whole switching countries thing?
Especially on OWs it makes no sense.
My guess is that it is something along these lines: They offer you a cheaper rate if you are coming in from a different country based on a formula which they use (they may want more business from that country, or they find that they end up making up the money in other ways with travelers from that specific country). In general I know from my own and others' past experience, that rental companies charge lest if you are coming from out of the country (maybe hoping that you will use it again).

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #264 on: December 21, 2011, 09:33:16 PM »
Why would they want more customers from x country?

Why would they 'hope I'll use them again' only if I come from out of the country?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #265 on: December 25, 2011, 11:14:27 PM »
Need help finding a rental car? Post here!
Need a mini van in Miami from Jan 19 - Jan 26.  Landing in Fortlauderdale.
I am new to the rental car hock so please try to spell things our if possible :)
Thanks

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #266 on: December 25, 2011, 11:21:35 PM »
Need a mini van in Miami from Jan 19 - Jan 26.  Landing in Fortlauderdale.
I am new to the rental car hock so please try to spell things our if possible :)
Thanks
so you wanna rent in Miami or Fortlauderdale ?

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #267 on: December 26, 2011, 01:03:54 PM »
Miami Airport

pickup: Feb 7, 1pm
return:  Feb 14, 5pm

Driver over 25, prefer Mid size or Full Size

Any leads to a good deal is appreciated.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #268 on: December 26, 2011, 03:51:41 PM »
if i (over 25) do a hotwire rental car booking and my 2nd driver is under 25 what will the extra charge per day like like?

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #269 on: December 26, 2011, 04:13:25 PM »
so you wanna rent in Miami or Fortlauderdale ?
Pick up in fortlauderdale
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Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #270 on: December 26, 2011, 11:39:19 PM »
Landing in Fort Lauderdale on January 19th and driving to Miami.  Return flight from Fort Lauderdale on the 26th.  We are looking to rent a mini van.  Basically looking for the cheapest rental (who isn't! :))
Please let me know if there is a certain credit/charge card to help on the deal?

Thanks

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #271 on: December 27, 2011, 12:08:09 AM »
How does $300 sound?

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #272 on: December 27, 2011, 12:24:04 AM »
Alamo has $25.00 off a weekly rental in January with code AD2723SAM. Add on Walmart I'd code 430710 which is good for all Walmart shoppers. Your total for the week is 274.13!!

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #273 on: December 27, 2011, 10:13:08 AM »
Alamo has $25.00 off a weekly rental in January with code AD2723SAM. Add on Walmart I'd code 430710 which is good for all Walmart shoppers. Your total for the week is 274.13!!
Awesome. For walmart code, do I need a walmart  card?

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #274 on: December 27, 2011, 11:05:14 AM »
Awesome. For walmart code, do I need a walmart  card?
No open to all Walmart shoppers

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #275 on: December 27, 2011, 10:58:33 PM »
Landing in Fort Lauderdale on January 19th and driving to Miami.  Return flight from Fort Lauderdale on the 26th.  We are looking to rent a mini van.  Basically looking for the cheapest rental (who isn't! :))
Please let me know if there is a certain credit/charge card to help on the deal?

Thanks
repost

if u have everything confirmed - and u dont mind booking and payinf for it now then u can Avis - USAA has it for $271.49

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #276 on: December 27, 2011, 11:02:09 PM »
repost
its not really a repost, its the same poster clarifying what he wanted!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #277 on: December 27, 2011, 11:07:20 PM »
its not really a repost, its the same poster clarifying what he wanted!
duh!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #278 on: December 27, 2011, 11:15:37 PM »
Miami Airport

pickup: Feb 7, 1pm
return:  Feb 14, 5pm

Driver over 25, prefer Mid size or Full Size

Any leads to a good deal is appreciated.

hertz
1. $319 ($39 p/day)-  Full size + a double upgrade if available (luxury)
2. $283 ($35 p/day)- Full size - no upgrade

PM me if interested

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #279 on: December 27, 2011, 11:39:20 PM »
Awesome. For walmart code, do I need a walmart  card?
Alamo has now DROPPED the price to $254.37!!