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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.
« Last edited by avadah on January 28, 2015, 02:54:39 PM »

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4155 on: June 02, 2016, 12:14:20 PM »
Pickup location: RDU (Raleigh Durham Intl Airport)
Drop Off location: RDU (Raleigh Durham Intl Airport)
Pickup date & time: 8/1/16 10:00 AM
Drop Off Date & Time: 8/7/16 2:00 PM
Preferred Car Size: intermediate SUV, mini-van or premium car (need to haul family of 4 plus 4 suitcases)
Age (if under 25): over 25
Best quote: $209 (Dollar) for Ford Escape SUV

Would like to have a 2nd driver included, but that's not a requirement.

thanks in advance!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4156 on: June 03, 2016, 09:35:16 AM »
looking to rent a car at a reasonable price for a month or two. Maybe someone going away for the summer or any other ideas would be welcome.....

Thanks!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4157 on: June 03, 2016, 02:14:24 PM »
Pickup location: Los Angeles
Drop Off location: SFO
Pickup date & time: 6-14-16  7am
Drop Off Date & Time 6-27-16  7pm
Preferred Car Size:  luxury
Age (if under 25): no, two drivers
Best quote: $455

Hi everyone, I'm wondering if I should go for this prepaid rate of $455 ($32.50/day after tax) for a LCAR (mercedes c-class) or use a non-prepaid rate of $510 and hold out for a better deal. I'm SIXT plat (via HH Diamond match) and "officially" am entitled for a 2 class upgrade.

1. Book the LCAR for $455 prepaid and possibly get upgraded to BMW 5 series/XCAR (unlikely?)
2. Keep LCAR non-prepaid reservation for $510 and hope the price goes down (reservation was made with autoslash).
3. Keep the PCAR and full size non-prepaid reservations for $400 and $460 and hope that a lower price becomes available (is this likely?) and that they upgrade me to LCAR+ (unlikely?)
4. Book the full size prepaid for $350 and hope they upgrade me to PCAR or LCAR

What would you do and do you think there are any cheaper options with other companies? Thanks!
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4158 on: June 03, 2016, 05:37:03 PM »
Pickup location: Los Angeles
Drop Off location: SFO
Pickup date & time: 6-14-16  7am
Drop Off Date & Time 6-27-16  7pm
Preferred Car Size:  luxury
Age (if under 25): no, two drivers
Best quote: $455

Hi everyone, I'm wondering if I should go for this prepaid rate of $455 ($32.50/day after tax) for a LCAR (mercedes c-class) or use a non-prepaid rate of $510 and hold out for a better deal. I'm SIXT plat (via HH Diamond match) and "officially" am entitled for a 2 class upgrade.

1. Book the LCAR for $455 prepaid and possibly get upgraded to BMW 5 series/XCAR (unlikely?)
2. Keep LCAR non-prepaid reservation for $510 and hope the price goes down (reservation was made with autoslash).
3. Keep the PCAR and full size non-prepaid reservations for $400 and $460 and hope that a lower price becomes available (is this likely?) and that they upgrade me to LCAR+ (unlikely?)
4. Book the full size prepaid for $350 and hope they upgrade me to PCAR or LCAR

What would you do and do you think there are any cheaper options with other companies? Thanks!

Went with the prepaid option. Can't figure out how to delete my post.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4159 on: June 06, 2016, 12:27:26 AM »
Any ideas where the cheapest place to rent a car for weekends or if it is cheaper to rent for the month for July and August in NY

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4160 on: June 06, 2016, 12:48:33 AM »
Pickup location: San Diego Airport (SAN) or relatively nearby in San Diego
Drop Off location: PHX (Phoenix)
Pickup date & time: 8-23-16  afternoon
Drop Off Date & Time 9-24-16  around 10am
Preferred Car Size:  Large SUV or Minivan (would consider ford edge if price is right)
Age (if under 25): over 25
Best quote: $950 all in

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4161 on: June 07, 2016, 10:42:15 AM »
Hi, guys. I'm looking to rent a car in Newark Airport (EWR) and I'm debating between a one-way rental (which would be more convenient for me) or a round-trip. Here are my trip details:

Pickup location: EWR airport
Drop Off location: Either Teaneck/Fort Lee, or back at EWR if necessary
Pickup date & time: June 28
Drop Off Date & Time: June 30
Preferred Car Size: Economy (cheapest)
Age (if under 25): 33
Best quote: $125 for round-trip or $145 for one-way

Thanks!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4162 on: June 07, 2016, 03:07:37 PM »
Pickup location: PHX
Drop Off location: SLC
Pickup date & time: 7/31/16 11AM
Drop Off Date & Time 8/11/16 11AM
Preferred Car Size: Any Size SUV or van
Age (if under 25):
Best quote:$928.31

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4163 on: June 07, 2016, 04:22:04 PM »
Where is my best chance to find a good deal for a monthly rental in NY NJ or PA ?

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4164 on: June 07, 2016, 04:26:15 PM »
Pickup location: Teaneck NJ
Drop Off location:  Teaneck NJ
Pickup date & time: jun 29
Drop Off Date & Time jul 11
Preferred Car Size: cheapest
Age (if under 25):
Best quote: $500

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4165 on: June 09, 2016, 05:45:20 AM »
Pickup location: edison, nj
Drop Off location: same
Pickup date & time: july 3rd, 11:00 am
Drop Off Date & Time july 14th 11:00 am
Preferred Car Size: need to fit double stroller in trunk
Age (if under 25):
Best quote: 620

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4166 on: June 09, 2016, 11:19:10 AM »
Pickup location: brooklyn
Drop Off location: same
Pickup date & time july 1st, in the early morning
Drop Off Date & Time july 4th early morning
Preferred Car Size: full size car or small suv
Age 25
Best quote 180
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4167 on: June 09, 2016, 11:23:52 AM »
Pickup location: nyc (if there something very cheap not to far then i would consider)
Drop Off location: same
Pickup date & time August  5th, anytime
Drop Off Date & Time sept 5th anytime
Preferred Car Size: full size car or small suv
Age 25
Best quote 840 (somewhere in nj)
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4168 on: June 10, 2016, 01:39:21 AM »
Pickup location: BNA
Drop Off location: BNA
Pickup date & time: 6-10-16  6pm
Drop Off Date & Time 6-14-16  4AM
Preferred Car Size:  ANY
Age (if under 25): N/A
Best quote: $35/day

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #4169 on: June 10, 2016, 11:51:01 AM »
I looked at the corp code round up didn't see anything for Alamo. Anyone have any info? TIA