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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.
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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 998642 times)

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Re: Please help with car rental in Florida
« Reply #280 on: December 28, 2011, 12:20:48 AM »
Alamo has now DROPPED the price to $254.37!!
Cool!  Thanks for the update

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #281 on: December 28, 2011, 11:42:53 AM »
Dates: Jan 11 - Jan 16
Pickup/Dropoff: HNL
Age: Over 25 (may need to add additional driver over 25)
Agency: Not picky about any agency, although I do have 1400 Hertz points and I've got Gold status there.
Size: Compact/Economy/Midsize.  A negligible upcharge for a convertible would be a bonus, but not a requirement.

This should come as no surprise, but I do not belong to Chabad/BMG.   I just registered for USAA, but I don't know if I'll have my USAA card in time (departing to LA on 1/8).

Thanks in advance.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #282 on: December 28, 2011, 11:48:19 AM »
I just registered for USAA, but I don't know if I'll have my USAA card in time (departing to LA on 1/8).
What USAA card are you referring to? They don't give membership cards AFAIC. Do u mean a debit card?
And besides u don't need proof of membership usually

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #283 on: December 28, 2011, 12:31:48 PM »
What USAA card are you referring to? They don't give membership cards AFAIC. Do u mean a debit card?
And besides u don't need proof of membership usually

Sorry, I thought USAA sent you a membership card and it may be required, based upon:

i just rented from hertz as well, and they asked me for my USAA card i showed them my welcome letter, they said they will allow it this time, however, they put in my account notes that i need a official letter or card!!
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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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #284 on: December 28, 2011, 02:03:36 PM »
Your memebership # + a screen shot will do it. Worst case have them call usaa & confirm
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #285 on: December 28, 2011, 02:11:26 PM »
Your memebership # + a screen shot will do it. Worst case have them call usaa & confirm
not in my case, they put in the notes of my account that i need a actual card. so i got a USAA debit card.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #286 on: December 28, 2011, 03:51:28 PM »
not in my case, they put in the notes of my account that i need a actual card. so i got a USAA debit card.
your case i must admit is quite rare, but in general they dont ask, if they do then usually Membership # and screenshot is good enough, but again depends on the location.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #287 on: December 28, 2011, 04:28:16 PM »
Dates: Jan 11 - Jan 16
Pickup/Dropoff: HNL
Age: Over 25 (may need to add additional driver over 25)
Agency: Not picky about any agency, although I do have 1400 Hertz points and I've got Gold status there.
Size: Compact/Economy/Midsize.  A negligible upcharge for a convertible would be a bonus, but not a requirement.

This should come as no surprise, but I do not belong to Chabad/BMG.   I just registered for USAA, but I don't know if I'll have my USAA card in time (departing to LA on 1/8).

Thanks in advance.
Hertz

intermediate - $206 ($41 p/day)
convertable - $285.93 ($57 p/day !!)
jeep wrangler - $281.74 ($56 p/day)

PM me if and which one you're interested in

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #288 on: December 28, 2011, 06:36:19 PM »
including taxes?

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #290 on: December 28, 2011, 08:10:32 PM »
meant to pm

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USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #291 on: December 28, 2011, 10:31:17 PM »
THANKS i am Signed up. Added the CC

Still wanted home addres. Put in fake address (000). IT WORKED!

Think all will be fine? I have a NY license firstly.
Secondly, if get into accident cv"s, can they mess me up?

Thanks for the help

I just rented the car today... No issues!!!
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #292 on: January 02, 2012, 05:53:36 PM »
From: pref EWR or tri state area
To: pref EWR or tri state area
Start dates: 01/19/2012 MONTHLY
End dates: 02/17/2012
Car Class:  standard/full
Renters OVER 25
Rental status; hertz pc, national emerald elite, avis preferred

best i found was $842 prepaid for full size with  YESHIVA STUDENT ASSOCIATION
« Last Edit: January 02, 2012, 05:57:44 PM by sawlw »

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #293 on: January 04, 2012, 09:03:02 AM »
From: LAX
To: LAX
Start dates: 1/19
End dates: 1/25
Car Class:  Best I can get for <$200 (no convertibles)
Renters age: 25+
Rental Company preferred rental company: I have Hertz Gold but I am looking for cheapest so I dont care


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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #294 on: January 04, 2012, 10:10:22 AM »
From: LAX
To: LAX
Start dates: 1/19
End dates: 1/25
Car Class:  Best I can get for <$200 (no convertibles)
Renters age: 25+
Rental Company preferred rental company: I have Hertz Gold but I am looking for cheapest so I dont care
how bout $198.13 for a convertable! with dollar and search around the forums and youll find it :)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #295 on: January 04, 2012, 11:00:35 AM »
how bout $198.13 for a convertable! with dollar and search around the forums and youll find it :)

My bad. I was debating writing in my OP and I guess I should have but I can't do a convertable (car is for my parents and little sister + bags). So looking for an SUV/bigger than normal car for <$200.

But thanks for the quick response. I saw that earlier on the forum and will be using that for my few days in LA  :)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #296 on: January 04, 2012, 12:00:01 PM »
From: LAS
To: LAS
Start dates: 1/9, 10AM
End dates: 1/12. 10PM
Car Class: cheapest
Renter's age: 24
Preferred rental company: cheapest

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #297 on: January 08, 2012, 08:03:43 AM »
Renting a minivan in FLL feb 1, 1pm -feb 7, 5pm over 25yr old, Royal Rent A Car has it for $283 including tax which is waaay cheaper than anyone else. Does anyone have any experience with this company?
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #298 on: January 08, 2012, 11:09:15 PM »
From: SFO
To: LAX (or hancock park area if possilbe)
Start dates: 01/17/2012
End dates: 02/20/2012
Car Class: Economy - Full size 
Renters OVER 25


cant find for under 450, Any help would be appreciated

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #299 on: January 09, 2012, 03:07:31 PM »
does anyone have enterprise coupons to use for a two day rental in an enterprise brooklyn location.
i got a rate of 39.99/day for a sebring. thank you