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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 1006744 times)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #440 on: February 13, 2012, 05:23:12 PM »
I made a reservation in the end with Budget using usaa. I did not want to lock in with hotwire, rather pay out extra $20 and have the option of cancelling - getting a free car for a few days from a neighbor etc.

What kind of proof do I need? Can I print out a screen capture of their site online? Do I need to open a free checking or savings account and deposit $25? I could not find the info here, I assume it has been mentioned already. Link?

Thanks again!

Thanks!
you can either do the search manualy by searching in the search box on the top left or read up here it spoken in more then 1 page so i guess you will have to read it all.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #441 on: February 13, 2012, 08:49:08 PM »
lax 02/15 02/28 whats the best price i could get

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #442 on: February 13, 2012, 10:48:20 PM »
Pick-up: Bklyn.
Dropoff: LGA
4/9-4/11
Hertz or Enterprise
25+
(Cbs- this one's for me)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #443 on: February 14, 2012, 10:52:51 AM »
you can either do the search manualy by searching in the search box on the top left or read up here it spoken in more then 1 page so i guess you will have to read it all.

Thank you. I did the search a few ways and did not find anything about budget with USAA. I read through the Hertz thread so I see it can be a good idea to get the online banking, as I mentioned. My question is - does anyone have any experience with Budget's proof of usaa requirements?

Thanks everyone!

btw, on my screen, the search box is on the top right  ??? I am using chrome.
siyag lachachma :-)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #444 on: February 14, 2012, 12:18:48 PM »
Thank you. I did the search a few ways and did not find anything about budget with USAA. I read through the Hertz thread so I see it can be a good idea to get the online banking, as I mentioned. My question is - does anyone have any experience with Budget's proof of usaa requirements?
sorry i didnt realize u were asking specificly about budget and i never rented from them.
but i did rent from hertz many times and the few times they asked for proof they always accepted a  print out of the email sent by usaa with my USAA member # (only specific cases of too may underage renting they requested more proof) so IMO you should become a member and print out the email they send you with your member number and should be enough proof.
if they dont accept that either which i dont think will happen, you can call USAA on the spot and give the phone to budget to verify that you are a member.
but YLMV!!
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USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #445 on: February 14, 2012, 02:50:12 PM »
Mar 6-11
RNO return Same place.

Cheapest car and class and company.

Thanks so much!!!

CBS? Please. Thanks!
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #446 on: February 14, 2012, 10:26:58 PM »
Looking for a car
Fll 2/19-2/22
Cheapest possible. Thanks!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #447 on: February 15, 2012, 04:44:06 AM »
Mar 6-11
RNO return Same place.

Cheapest car and class and company.

Thanks so much!!!
CBS? Please. Thanks!
a little patience...:)

Enterprise corp# ALNCGEN (usaa)
$190.47 - economy for the week (its not giving me a daily rate) but thats pretty cheap as it is (38 p/day)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #448 on: February 15, 2012, 04:53:36 AM »
Looking for a car
Fll 2/19-2/22
Cheapest possible. Thanks!
Dollar rent-a-car - Discount # CL1111 (thats chabad)
$148.55
economy

@moko - ill get to urs soon. its not that urgent yet :)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #449 on: February 15, 2012, 10:36:45 PM »
Pick-up: EWR 2/16 2:00pm
Drop:     EWR 2/20 5:00am
Age:      21-25
or
Pick-up: EWR 2/16 2:00pm
Drop:     Lkwd 2/17 2:00pm
Age:      21-25

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #450 on: February 16, 2012, 01:29:25 AM »
Pick-up: Bklyn.
Dropoff: LGA
4/9-4/11
Hertz or Enterprise
25+
(Cbs- this one's for me)
do specifically need one of those two companies? enterprise is $217 and hertz usaa SA is $148
i found Dollar with chabad Corp. for $121.

Pick-up: EWR 2/16 2:00pm
Drop:     EWR 2/20 5:00am
Age:      21-25
or
Pick-up: EWR 2/16 2:00pm
Drop:     Lkwd 2/17 2:00pm
Age:      21-25

1. ewr-ewr - advantage (# 1937328) has it for $215 but idk what with their underage, so u can try budget USAA for $240 (code for usaa # Y126501
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2. ewr-lkwd (ocean ave HLE) - Hertz USAA - south america $68 - economy

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #451 on: February 16, 2012, 07:13:02 AM »
pick-up:MIA
drop:MIA
3/25 @ 2 pm-3/29 @5pm
23 years old
no pref of company(though i am hertz gold)
thanx!
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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #452 on: February 16, 2012, 11:22:38 AM »
pick-up:Somewhere around Monsey
drop:EWR
2/22 morning -3/28 morning
over 25  years old
no pref of company but would love an SUV
thanx 4 any help I can get on this one
it CAN be done!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #453 on: February 16, 2012, 01:02:13 PM »
Hi! Wondering if anyone can help me, 24...lookibg to rent a car next weekend-fom thurs afternoon until Monday aftenoon in the crown heights area..help is greatly appreciated! Thanks:-)

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #454 on: February 16, 2012, 01:20:14 PM »
do specifically need one of those two companies? enterprise is $217 and hertz usaa SA is $148
i found Dollar with chabad Corp. for $121.
I found the rates even cheaper than u said
USAA hertz for $112 non-prepaid or 561.91 ZAR = $71.8318  prepaid

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #455 on: February 19, 2012, 08:48:14 AM »
pick-up:montreal
drop:montreal
3/25 -4/11
25 years old
no pref of company( i am hertz gold, avis pref. and national emerald club)
thanx!

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #456 on: February 20, 2012, 04:00:41 AM »
I found the rates even cheaper than u said
USAA hertz for $112 non-prepaid or 561.91 ZAR = $71.8318  prepaid
nice find. i usually dont check South africa. but now i will.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #457 on: February 20, 2012, 08:05:55 PM »
Pickup: 3/19 @ FLL 10AM
Drop Off: 3/25 @ PBI 7:30PM
Age: 24

I priced hertz with chabad code ~ 300$ (i am a hertz gold member) looking to try to pay less.
 lemme know if u can find anything else.

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #458 on: February 20, 2012, 08:17:47 PM »
nice find. i usually dont check South africa. but now i will.
have u ever used a prepaid rate?
if they deny the rental bec. of sa u think hertz will refund the prepay?

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Re: USA: Need help finding a rental car? Post here! (Master thread)
« Reply #459 on: February 21, 2012, 02:15:44 AM »
Looking for a full size rental Feb 29-Mar 6, pickup in FLL, dropoff in MIA. Over 25.
Considering premium if difference is within $50 of final price.
What's the best deal out there?
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