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Car rental return to another location?
« on: June 16, 2016, 07:26:46 PM »
I'm looking to rent a car in northern California to return in southern (flying into San Jose, flying out of LAX 10 days later). In the past when I did something like this, there was a fee to return it to another location, but it was nominal. This time, I'm being quoted ridiculous fees (nearly $1,000 more than if we returned it to the same location!).
Aside from trying to find someone who can return the car, is there any way to make this more affordable?
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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2016, 07:33:20 PM »
I'm looking to rent a car in northern California to return in southern (flying into San Jose, flying out of LAX 10 days later). In the past when I did something like this, there was a fee to return it to another location, but it was nominal. This time, I'm being quoted ridiculous fees (nearly $1,000 more than if we returned it to the same location!).
Aside from trying to find someone who can return the car, is there any way to make this more affordable?
Try national. Some of their codes give great rates on one way rentals.

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2016, 12:50:21 PM »
did anyone have any experience with booking a round trip and then calling to change the return making it a 1 way ? able to waive the drop fee ?

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2016, 05:09:41 PM »
Try national. Some of their codes give great rates on one way rentals.
Beware for a line in the small print saying "0 miles included". It's common nowadays with a lot of codes that used to work.

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2016, 11:08:19 PM »
I actually don't see any National codes in the codes thread. Are they found somewhere else?
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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2016, 05:21:08 PM »
looking for one-way cle to nyc
anyone know of companies that have coupons that work for oneways?

thanks

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2016, 05:35:39 PM »
looking for one-way cle to nyc
anyone know of companies that have coupons that work for oneways?

thanks
National has corporate codes that offset the OW fees.
You can modify your original post. The modify button is right next to the quote button.

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2016, 07:32:21 AM »
i know some of corp codes that do, but dunno if they enforce @ CLE, so i wanted a coupon to b safe

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2020, 09:29:33 PM »
Can I return a Avis rental to a different location?

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2020, 09:36:24 PM »
Can I return a Avis rental to a different location?
Sure. Just need to make the reservation that way.

On the search screen, there’s an option to change the return location.

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2020, 12:38:09 AM »
Sure. Just need to make the reservation that way.

On the search screen, there’s an option to change the return location.
Any extra charge?

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2021, 10:23:45 AM »
which rental in Europe is the cheapest to return to a different location?

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2021, 02:13:48 PM »
Anyone have codes which offset one way fees for national?
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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #13 on: March 23, 2021, 02:41:20 PM »
Anyone have codes which offset one way fees for national?
National certs waive them.

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Re: Car rental return to another location?
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2021, 07:19:13 PM »
Any ideas on how to book a one-way rental from U.S. to Canada? It seems like all car rental agencies have blocked the option on their online booking tools.