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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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Author Topic: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)  (Read 997879 times)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #320 on: January 15, 2012, 12:40:54 PM »
that belongs in international not in USA thread or here
oops sorry.
i wish i knew what i was doing...

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #321 on: January 15, 2012, 04:40:27 PM »
From: FLL
To: Same
Start dates: Feb 12/12
End dates: Feb 16 /16
Car Class: any
Renters age 40
Rental Company preferred any

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #322 on: January 16, 2012, 05:32:12 PM »
From: FLL
To: Same
Start dates: Feb 12/12
End dates: Feb 16 /16

Car Class: any
Renters age 40
Rental Company preferred any
rental companies dont rent for december in this time, and i never heard of a month thats equivalent to 16!

but if u meant from 2/12/12 to 2/16/12 than u can get a small car form sixT for $136

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #323 on: January 16, 2012, 07:06:34 PM »
rental companies dont rent for december in this time, and i never heard of a month thats equivalent to 16!

but if u meant from 2/12/12 to  2/16/12 than u can get a small car form sixT for $136
You are suppose to welcome him to the forums 1st then explain how he has to clearify his request... ( There has been a recent push for being nicer to other members, that is why I am telling you off ;)
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #324 on: January 16, 2012, 07:13:37 PM »
You are suppose to welcome him to the forums 1st then explain how he has to clearify his request... ( There has been a recent push for being nicer to other members, that is why I am telling you off ;)
woops! i didnt realize his post count (usually i look at it). thanx for the "musar"!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #325 on: January 16, 2012, 10:24:38 PM »
pickup around midday 1/16 through 1/19 at miami airport where i am landing.
am 25 would like something nice preferably convertible
have usaa and am hertz gold though if a lot cheaper would rent elsewhere..
thanks


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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #326 on: January 16, 2012, 10:37:52 PM »
pickup around midday 1/16 through 1/19 at miami airport where i am landing.
am 25 would like something nice preferably convertible
have usaa and am hertz gold though if a lot cheaper would rent elsewhere..
thanks
as per jj1000's request, i have to welcome you to the forums! but as for me i am just wondering how its possible to rent back in time? please share the light on this one! ;)

BUT if you meant 2/16 to 2/19 then i can get you a convertable with hertz for $230 which includes all taxes and fees, Liability and LDW, an additional driver AND the first tank of Gas as well!!

 

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #327 on: January 16, 2012, 11:06:52 PM »
LAX
Jan. 22-29
minivan
25+
i'm  seeing rates in the 350 - 400 range
no company preference

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #328 on: January 16, 2012, 11:28:17 PM »
LAX
Jan. 22-29
minivan
25+
i'm  seeing rates in the 350 - 400 range
no company preference
E-Z car rental - for $251.10

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #329 on: January 17, 2012, 09:47:36 AM »
sorry meant 1/23 through 1/26
thanks  :)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #330 on: January 17, 2012, 12:06:50 PM »
sorry meant 1/23 through 1/26
thanks  :)
and i had no way of figuring that out!

Convertible
With hertz Uruguay $240.00 and all included (insurance....)like i stated in last post - besides for the first tank of gas.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #331 on: January 17, 2012, 12:14:49 PM »
SJU: 04/09 5:00 am - 04/11 8:00 pm

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #332 on: January 17, 2012, 12:23:17 PM »
SJU: 04/09 5:00 am - 04/11 8:00 pm
if ur over 25 than u can rent at Payless for a total of $78.56

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #333 on: January 17, 2012, 12:24:33 PM »
if ur over 25 than u can rent at Payless for a total of $78.56
Gracias! But forgot to mention under 25. Ma'bad.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #334 on: January 17, 2012, 12:31:40 PM »
Gracias! But forgot to mention under 25. Ma'bad.
so try see what the underage fee is - granted that ur between 21-24

if not then u can go with hertz usaa for $123

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #335 on: January 17, 2012, 12:35:39 PM »
so try see what the underage fee is - granted that ur between 21-24

if not then u can go with hertz usaa for $123
Thanks again. Wasn't trouble being given for the USAA though? aka proof required

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #336 on: January 17, 2012, 12:48:13 PM »
Thanks again. Wasn't trouble being given for the USAA though? aka proof required

not usually as u see here:
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And besides u don't need proof of membership usually

I recently rented with hertz. Put in USAA used the SA website when they asked for address I just put in my address and left the country as SA (you can't change it) I had a credit card attached to my account (chase sapphire-no foreign fees-the charge is in rand) so I was able to pre-pay.
I had no problems renting.

+1. i rented at LGA on thursday and car was waiting all ready, and JFK on friday and didnt need proof. CAK on today and didnt need proof.

And then there are those that had issues:

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I rented at LGA (this past pesach) using USAA and the rep asked for proof of membership. I pulled out the e-mail with my membership number on it plus the e-mail I got from usaa verifying that all I need to show is my membership number to rent. she didn't want to accept it so I told her to call usaa and verify that I'm a member. she wrote down my membership number and the phone number for usaa and then gave me the car. I doubt she actually called. a little while later I called usaa to complain about the seemingly miscommunication between hertz and usaa. the csr told me that I am not eligible to use the usaa corporate since I'm not a banking or insurance costumer. I have since opened a free usaa checking account (minimum $25 opening deposit) and have not had any problems renting-just show the debit card if asked

The same exact thing happened to me. USAA told me im not qualified unless i have a banking account.

they put in the notes of my account that i need a actual card. so i got a USAA debit card.

but again if u have gold and in airport where they have car ready for you then not really a prob but if u want assurance, open up a FREE bank account from usaa and get debit card (min. $25) and ur all covered!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #337 on: January 17, 2012, 12:53:40 PM »
but again if u have gold and in airport where they have car ready for you then not really a prob but if u want assurance, open up a FREE bank account from usaa and get debit card (min. $25) and ur all covered!
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Thanks a ton! Ill look into it

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #338 on: January 17, 2012, 10:04:08 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.

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

Wow. Thanks for coming through Cbs!  My quoted rate ended up being ~$214 AI.  I was able to use the $25 off coupon and it brought my total down to $193.59 (the "vehicle licensing fee" was different from my quote to final receipt and I can't find my contract.  Was quoted $2.58 for the week and it ended up being $4.92).

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #339 on: January 17, 2012, 10:08:17 PM »
Wow. Thanks for coming through Cbs!  My quoted rate ended up being ~$214 AI.  I was able to use the $25 off coupon and it brought my total down to $193.59 (the "vehicle licensing fee" was different from my quote to final receipt and I can't find my contract.  Was quoted $2.58 for the week and it ended up being $4.92).
im happy ur happy! any time, which car did u get?